IWGP U.S., NEVER Openweight Title matches announced for NJPW ‘Battle Autumn’

Two championship matches added to the NJPW 'Battle Autumn' show on November 5th

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Two championship matches set for the November 5th event.

November 5th is when New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s ‘Battle Autumn’ show is taking place. The event is emanating from EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan and two championship matches are official for it.

At NJPW Royal Quest, Tetsuya Naito bested Zack Sabre Jr. to secure a shot at the IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship. Naito is taking on Ospreay for the belt next month.

The second of two championship announcements is that Karl Anderson will be putting the NEVER Openweight Title on the line against former BULLET CLUB member Hikuleo.

At NJPW ‘Burning Spirit’, Hikuleo turned on IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Jay White and realigned with his brother Tama Tonga.

Next up on the docket for NJPW is their ‘Declaration of Power’ show on October 10th where it was going to be revealed that the now-late Antonio Inoki would be the company’s Honorary Chairman.

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