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Full card set for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13

The final card for Wrestle Kingdom 13 has been announced.

Along with other matches previously announced, three new title matches have been added to the show. Number one contender to the NEVER Openweight title Will Ospreay will challenge current champion Kota Ibushi. 

The winners of this year’s World Tag League, EVIL and SANADA, will challenge champions the Guerrillas of Destiny. It will be a triple threat match, however as the Young Bucks have been added to the match. This comes following the end of the World Tag League where the Bucks came out and said that since they didn’t get a rematch after losing the titles to GD, they wanted the next shot. EVIL said they would be willing to take on both teams.

A United States title match has also been added, as Juice Robinson will challenge current champion Cody. It was Cody who defeated Juice for the title back at Fighting Spirit Unleashed in September.

The New Japan Rumble that has been featured in previous years has been shelved. Instead, a gauntlet match will take place during the pre-show with the winners becoming the number one contenders for the NEVER six man tag team titles.

Here is the full card for Wrestle Kingdom 13, taking place on January 4 inside the Tokyo Dome:

  • Kenny Omega vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP title
  • Chris Jericho vs. Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental title
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White
  • KUSHIDA vs. Taiji Ishimori for the IWGP Jr. title
  • Cody vs. Juice Robinson for the IWGP United States title
  • Guerrillas of Destiny vs. The Young Bucks vs. EVIL and SANADA for the IWGP tag team titles
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Zack Sabre Jr. for the British Heavyweight title
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru and El Desperado vs. Roppongi 3K vs. BUSHI and Shingo Takagi for the IWGP Jr. tag team titles
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Will Ospreay for the NEVER Openweight title
  • Pre-Show: A gauntlet match to determine #1 contenders for NEVER six man titles