NJPW’s Hiromu Takahashi debuting for Dragongate in July

The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion is coming to Dragongate. 

As Dragongate Japan Pro-Wrestling’s June 1st event was underway, the lights in Korakuen Hall went out after a match YAMATO was involved in. 

A video aired and it started off by showing the New Japan Pro-Wrestling logo and popping up was IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi. At the All Star Junior Festival in March, Takahashi and YAMATO were on opposite sides of a six-man tag. 

Hiromu’s team got the victory and he is now heading to Dragongate to take on YAMATO in singles competition. Their match is scheduled for July 2nd in Kobe, Japan. 

Coming up this weekend, Takahashi is defending the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title at NJPW Dominion against Master Wato.

Below are the results from the 6/1 Dragongate event: 

  • Kota Minoura & Minorita def. Eita & La Estrella
  • Jason Lee, U-T & JACKY ‘FUNKY’ KAMEI def. Genki Horiguchi, Shachihoko Boy & Kagetora
  • ISHIN, H.Y.O, KAI & Diamante def. Daiki Yanagiuchi, Ryu Fada, Punch Tominaga & Don Fujii
  • Masaaki Mochizuki, Susumu Mochizuki & Yasushi Kanda vs. Shuji Kondo, Takashi Yoshida & Problem Dragon — Double Count Out
  • Ben K & B×B Hulk def. Kzy & BIGBOSS Shimizu
  • Shun Skywalker def. Strong Machine J
  • YAMATO, Dragon Kid & Naruki Doi def. Dragon Dia, Yuki Yoshioka & Madoka Kikuta
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