NJPW announces participants for Best of the Super Juniors tournament

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The participants for this year’s NJPW Best of the Super Juniors have been revealed including representatives from AEW and IMPACT Wrestling.

During Sunday’s Wrestling Dontaku broadcast, the field was announced with ten members in each block and a total of twenty participants.

BLOCK A
– Hiromu Takahashi
– Ryusuke Taguchi
– Taiji Ishimori
– Yoshinobu Kanemaru
– SHO
– Ace Austin
– YOH
– Clark Connors
– Francesco Akira
– Alex Zayne

BLOCK B
– El Desperado
– Master Wato
– DOUKI
– El Lindaman
– Robbie Eagles
– Titan
– BUSHI
– Wheeler Yuta
– TJP
– El Phantasmo

The blocks include IMPACT X Division Champion Ace Austin, AEW representative Wheeler Yuta, Titan of CMLL, and El Lindaman representing GLEAT.

Hiromu Takahashi is a three-time winner of the tournament including the 2020 and 2021 versions.

The tournament begins next weekend on Sunday, May 15th with the tour lasting until Friday, June 3rd with the finals taking place at Budokan Hall.

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