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Hiromu Takahashi returning to ring on NJPW Road to Tokyo Dome tour

Hiromu Takahashi is returning to action prior to his matches at Wrestle Kingdom 14.

NJPW has revealed the full cards for their three-show Road to Tokyo Dome tour. Takahashi will be in action on all three nights, with him in the main events of nights one and two.

In his return match, Takahashi will team with BUSHI against Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles on Road to Tokyo Dome night one on December 19. On night two, Takahashi, BUSHI, Tetsuya Naito, & EVIL will face Ospreay, Eagles, Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI.

Takahashi & EVIL will face Ospreay & Tomohiro Ishii on night three.

Ospreay defending his IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against Takahashi is set for Wrestle Kingdom 14 night one. Takahashi will be part of Jushin Thunder Liger's retirement match on night two. It will be Liger & Naoki Sano (w/ Yoshiaki Fujiwara) vs. Takahashi & Ryu Lee (Dragon Lee's new name in NJPW).

For the first time since breaking his neck against Lee in July 2018, Takahashi returned at Power Struggle last month and challenged Ospreay for Wrestle Kingdom 14.

The three Road to Tokyo Dome shows are taking place at Korakuen Hall and will air live on New Japan World. Here are the full lineups for the tour:

Night one (Thursday, December 19) --

  • Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles vs. Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI
  • Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Jay White & Chase Owens
  • Kota Ibushi & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi
  • Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, SHO & YOH vs. KENTA, Yujiro Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
  • SANADA & EVIL vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi
  • Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Toa Henare vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Bad Luck Fale
  • Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura

Night two (Friday, December 20) --

  • Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI vs. Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI, Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles
  • Kota Ibushi & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jay White & Chase Owens
  • Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Juice Robinson & David Finlay vs. KENTA, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
  • SANADA & Shingo Takagi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi
  • Jushin Thunder Liger, SHO & YOH vs. Tiger Mask IV, Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero
  • Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & Yuya Uemura vs. Bad Luck Fale, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
  • Toa Henare vs. Yota Tsuji

Night three (Saturday, December 21) --

  • Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero vs. Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Jushin Thunder Liger (Liger's last Korakuen Hall match)
  • Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi vs. Jay White & Chase Owens
  • Will Ospreay & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Hiromu Takahashi & EVIL
  • Hirooki Goto, Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Toa Henare vs. KENTA, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Bad Luck Fale
  • SANADA & BUSHI vs.  Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi
  • SHO, YOH & Robbie Eagles vs. Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Yujiro Takahashi
  • Togi Makabe, Tiger Mask IV & Yuya Uemura vs. Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi & Yota Tsuji