Tetsuya Naito vs. Jon Moxley at NJPW Windy City Riot to be IWGP World Heavyweight Title match

Naito sets up his next title match. 

Headlining New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Sakura Genesis event was Los Ingobernables de Japon members clashing over the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship.

Tetsuya Naito successfully defended his belt against Yota Tsuji after hitting the ‘Destino’ for the win. 

It has been official since February that Naito would be taking on Jon Moxley at NJPW Windy City Riot on April 12th in Chicago, Illinois. Moxley joined Naito in the ring and Naito offered to put his title on the line in their match. 

There is also going to be an IWGP World Heavyweight Title match at NJPW Resurgence in May

Here’s the updated Windy City Riot lineup:

  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Mustafa Ali
  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Tetsuya Naito (c) 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.
  • NJPW STRONG Women’s Championship: Stephanie Vaquer (c) vs. AZM
  • Kickoff Show: Mina Shirakawa & Viva Van vs. Alex Windsor & Trish Adora
  • Kickoff Show: Matt Vandgriff vs. Zane Jay
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