IWGP U.S. Title match made official for Capital Collision.
Saturday, May 14th is the date of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Capital Collision special in Washington D.C. and it has been made official that Hiroshi Tanahashi will be defending the IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Title at the show.
The newly crowned champion Tanahashi is going to defend in a four-way involving Will Ospreay, Jon Moxley and Bullet Club’s newest member, Juice Robinson.
The IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship will be on the line in a four way match May 14 in Washington DC!
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Will Ospreay vs Jon Moxley vs Juice Robinson!
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— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) May 4, 2022
At Wrestling Dontaku, Tanahashi was originally supposed to take on Ospreay for the vacant IWGP U.S. Title but Ospreay contracted COVID days before the show. Juice Robinson ambushed Tanahashi following his victory as he revealed himself to be a member of Bullet Club.
As of this writing, here’s the updated Capital Collision lineup:
- Tomohiro Ishii vs. Eddie Kingston
- Brody King vs. Minoru Suzuki
- Jay White & Hikuleo vs. Trent Beretta & Kazuchika Okada
- IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship — Four-Way Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Juice Robinson vs. Will Ospreay vs. Jon Moxley