Matt Riddle to defend World TV Title against Zack Sabre Jr. at NJPW Windy City Riot

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Riddle nominates his next challenger. 

In February at NJPW The New Beginning in Sapporo, Matt Riddle defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to become the third NJPW World Television Champion. 

The company is going to be running the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois on April 12th for their Windy City Riot show. NJPW posted a video of Riddle offering a title match to Zack Sabre Jr. for the event. Sabre Jr. is the first NJPW World Television Champion. 

At MLW events, Riddle has successfully defended the title against Sabre Jr.’s T.M.D.K. stablemates, Bad Dude Tito and Kosei Fujita

As of this writing, here is the updated lineup for Windy City Riot:

  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Mustafa Ali
  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Jon Moxley
  • Eight-Man Riot Rules Match: Eddie Kingston, TBA, TBA & TBA vs. Gabe Kidd, TBA, TBA & TBA
  • Nic Nemeth vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Shota Umino vs. Jack Perry
  • NJPW STRONG Openweight Tag Team Championships — Four-Corner Tag Match: El Phantasmo & Hikuleo (c) vs. Fred Rosser & Tom Lawlor vs. T.M.D.K. (Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste) vs. West Coast Wrecking Crew (Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson)
  • NJPW World Television Championship: Matt Riddle (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
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