Field revealed for 2023 AJPW Royal Road tournament

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Lineup for the tournament is set. 

From August 19th through the 27th of that month, All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Royal Road tournament will take place. The format is single elimination with no time limit. 

The winner of the tournament will receive a shot at the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship which is currently in Yuma Aoyagi’s possession. The field for this year’s tournament has been revealed and the lineup is listed as follows: 

  • Kento Miyahara (2022 winner)
  • Yuma Aoyagi (Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion)
  • Suwama
  • Shuji Ishikawa
  • Satoshi Kojima
  • Ryuki Honda
  • Hokuto Omori
  • Atsuki Aoyagi
  • Dan Tamura
  • Jun Saito
  • Rei Saito


  • Hayato Tamura (GLEAT)
  • Takuya Nomura (Big Japan Pro Wrestling)
  • Kotaro Suzuki
  • Fuminori Abe
  • Ren Ayabe

The first round matches are below: 

  • Shuji Ishikawa vs. Ren Ayabe
  • Kotaro Suzuki vs. Dan Tamura
  • Takuya Nomura vs. Hokuto Omori
  • Satoshi Kojima vs. Rei Saito
  • Hayato Tamura vs. Jun Saito
  • Suwama vs. Fuminori Abe
  • Kento Miyahara vs. Atsuki Aoyagi
  • Yuma Aoyagi vs. Ryuki Honda
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