NJPW reveals cards for Wrestling Dontaku tour

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Title bouts made official for the tour. 

Next up on the docket for New Japan Pro-Wrestling is their Wrestling Dontaku tour which kicks off on April 20th. The final shows of the tour are on May 3rd and 4th at the Fukuoka International Center. The following title bouts are official for the May 3rd show: 

  • IWGP Global Championship: Nic Nemeth (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • NJPW World Television Championship: Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Jeff Cobb
  • Yota Tsuji vs. David Finlay
  • Jon Moxley, Shota Umino & El Desperado vs. HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL, Ren Narita & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Here is the May 4th card as of this writing: 

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Ren Narita
  • NEVER Openweight Championship: Shingo Takagi (c) vs. Gabe Kidd
  • IWGP Tag Team Championships: Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) (c) vs. KENTA & Chase Owens
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Nic Nemeth vs. SANADA & Taichi

The April 22nd Road to Wrestling Dontaku show is going to feature a Faction Warfare Gauntlet that’ll see Just 5 Guys (TAKA Michinoku, DOUKI, Yuya Uemura, Taichi & SANADA) versus United Empire (Callum Newman, Francesco Akira, TJP, Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb). 

Korakuen Hall is going to host the April 23rd event as well which will see Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano and Oleg Boltin defending the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championships against HOUSE OF TORTURE (Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Yujiro Takahashi & EVIL). 

Come April 27th, the Hiroshima Sun Plaza is hosting a Road to Wrestling Dontaku event and there are going to be two championships matches that are listed as follows: 

  • NJPW STRONG Openweight Tag Team Championships: T.M.D.K. (Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls) (c) vs. El Phantasmo & Hikuleo
  • KOPW Championship: Great-O-Khan (c) vs. Yuya Uemura
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