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NJPW announces full cards for four Summer Struggle events

NJPW has announced the full lineups for the next four Summer Struggle events to be aired on NJPW World. 

On the Saturday, July 17 in Tokyo, two singles match previews of the upcoming IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship match at Wrestle Grand Slam in Tokyo Dome will take place. In the main event, Rocky Romero will take on El Phantasmo. In the semi-main, Ryusuke Taguchi will face Taiji Ishimori. Ishimori and ELP will defend the Junior Tag titles against Taguchi and Romero at the Tokyo Dome. 

The Thursday, July 22 and Friday, July 23 events in Osaka will have singles match previews of the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship match to take place at the Tokyo Dome. On July 22, Tetsuya Naito faces Taichi in the main event and SANADA faces Zack Sabre Jr. in the semi-main. On July 23, Naito vs. Sabre main events, while SANADA vs. Taichi is the semi-main. Naito and SANADA defend the Tag titles against Taichi and Sabre at Wrestle Grand Slam. 

Saturday, July 24 in Nagoya will be headlined by a pair of singles matches teased heavily during the last leg of the Summer Struggle tour. In the main event, Hiroshi Tanahashi takes on KENTA. Tomohiro Ishii vs. EVIL will be the semi-main. 

Here are the full lineups: 

NJPW Summer Struggle at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Saturday, July 17, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Rocky Romero vs. El Phantasmo
  • Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Taiji Ishimori
  • Robbie Eagles, SHO & YOH vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
  • Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI vs. Taichi, Zack Sabre Jr. & Minoru Suzuki
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura vs. KENTA, EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi & Dick Togo

NJPW Summer Struggle in Osaka night one, Thursday, July 22, 4 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Taichi
  • SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs. Shingo Takagi & BUSHI
  • Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. KENTA, EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi
  • Robbie Eagles, SHO & YOH vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI

NJPW Summer Struggle in Osaka night two, Friday, July 23, 1 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • SANADA vs. Taichi
  • Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs. Shingo Takagi & BUSHI
  • Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. KENTA, EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi
  • Hirooki Goto, Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero vs. Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Jado

NJPW Summer Struggle in Nagoya, Saturday, July 24, 4 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. KENTA
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. EVIL
  • Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs. Shingo Takagi & BUSHI
  • Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI, Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Jado
  • Robbie Eagles, SHO & YOH vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI