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NJPW holding one-night Super J-Cup in US, participants set

The Super J-Cup 2020 tournament will make its return next month.

During the announcement of this year’s Best of the Super Juniors 27 participants, the company also announced that they will be holding a Super J-Cup tournament next month in the United States. Eight wrestlers will compete in a single elimination tournament, with the winner being crowned this year’s J-Cup winner.

Like with previous J-Cup tournaments, some wrestlers will represent different promotions across the United States. Impact, ROH, and Game Changer Wrestling will all have representatives. 

Notable talent included in this year's tournament include ACH, who will make his tournament debut, and Lio Rush, who will make his debut for UWN Primetime Live this Tuesday. Chris Bey, representing Impact, will also participate, while Rey Horus will represent ROH.

The participants for this year’s tournament include:

  • TJP
  • ACH
  • Lio Rush
  • Chris Bey (Impact)
  • Rey Horus (ROH)
  • Blake Christian (Game Changer Wrestling)
  • Clark Connors (LA Dojo)
  • El Phantasmo (Bullet Club)

In last year’s tournament, El Phantasmo defeated Dragon Lee in the finals.

The show, which will take place on one night, will air live on December 12 on New Japan World.