Dates set for 2023 New Japan Cup, 51st Anniversary Show

NJPW unveils the schedule for the 2023 New Japan Cup tournament

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling

Dates and locations set for the New Japan Cup tour. 

The annual New Japan Cup tournament is kicking off on March 5th of this year. The tournament is running through March 21st. 

New Japan unveiled the venues that’ll be hosting New Japan Cup events and those are listed as followed:

  • March 5 (Sunday) at Korakuen Hall
  • March 8 (Wed) Big Palette Fukushima
  • March 10 (Fri.) Ai-Messe Yamanashi
  • March 11 (Sat) Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
  • March 13 (Mon) Item Ehime
  • March 18 (Sat) Act City Hamamatsu
  • March 21 (Tue., holiday) Aole Nagaoka

March 6th is the 51st Anniversary show which regularly features a singles match between the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and the Junior Heavyweight Champion. Kazuchika Okada and Hiromu Takahashi are in possession of those belts respectively. 

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