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NJPW reveals full World Tag League lineup, four Wrestle Kingdom matches

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New Japan Pro Wrestling held a press conference Monday to announce the January 4th Wrestle Kingdom show, although nothing was announced that wasn't already clear from Saturday's Power Struggle show in Osaka.

Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega for the IWGP title, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito for the IC title will be the two top bouts on the show.

Also announced: KUSHIDA vs. Hiromu Takahashi (Kamaitachi) for the IWGP jr. title, and Young Bucks vs. Rocky Romero & Baretta for the IWGP jr. tag titles.

Additionally, we got the lineup for the World Tag League tournament that will run from November 18 at Korakuen Hall to December 10 in Miyagi, which will be the A block winner vs. B block winner.

Block A:

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Juice Robinson
  • Tetsuya Naito & a mystery partner
  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
  • War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)
  • IWGP Tag Team Champions Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)
  • Leland Race & Brian Breaker
  • Manabu Nakanishi & Henare
  • Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page

Block B:

  • Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI
  • Katusyori Shibata & Yuji Nagata
  • Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma
  • Tomohiro Ishii & Hirooki Goto
  • Yoshitatsu & Billy Gunn
  • Kenny Omega & Chase Owens
  • SANADA & EVIL
  • Bad Luck Fale & Bone Soldier

They also announced that the November 15 show from Singapore will air live on New Japan World, headlined by Evil vs. Shibata for the Never title and Okada & Yoshi-Hashi vs. Omega & Yujiro Takahashi.