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El Phantasmo makes NJPW debut, set for Best of the Super Juniors

El Phantasmo made his NJPW debut at Wrestling Dontaku night two and is officially set for this year's Best of the Super Juniors tournament.

NJPW had hyped that a mystery partner would be teaming with Taiji Ishimori against IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Dragon Lee & Will Ospreay this morning, with Ishimori's partner also being the final entrant in Best of the Super Juniors.

The mystery partner was confirmed to be Phantasmo when he appeared this morning. He's also the newest member of Bullet Club.

Ishimori & Phantasmo defeated Lee & Ospreay, with Phantasmo getting the pin on Ospreay.

Phantasmo debuting and joining Bullet Club was first hyped by NJPW in a video that aired in March.

Phantasmo is from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and wrestles on the United Kingdom independent scene. He's a regular for Revolution Pro Wrestling.

This year's Best of the Super Juniors will begin on May 13 and end on June 5. Here's the updated list of entrants:

  • Ryusuke Taguchi
  • Tiger Mask IV
  • Rocky Romero
  • SHO
  • YOH
  • Will Ospreay
  • Taiji Ishimori
  • El Desperado
  • TAKA Michinoku
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • BUSHI
  • Flip Gordon
  • Titan
  • Marty Scurll
  • Dragon Lee
  • Robbie Eagles
  • Jonathan Gresham
  • Bandido
  • Shingo Takagi
  • El Phantasmo