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NJPW reveals card for Road to Lion's Break Contender on Strong

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NJPW has announced the lineup for Friday's Road to Lion's Break Contender edition of NJPW Strong. 

In the main event, JR Kratos and Danny Limelight of Team Filthy will team with a mystery partner against Brody King, Sterling Riegel, and Logan Riegel. This will be the second consecutive NJPW Strong main event for King, who lost to KENTA on night two of Detonation on the December 18 episode. 

Rocky Romero will take on The DKC in Friday's semi-main, while Clark Connors will face NJPW L.A. Dojo recruit Kevin Knight in the opener. Knight was previously seen in NJPW at the Super J-Cup 2020 event, where he teamed with Ren Narita in a losing effort against KENTA and Hikuleo. 

Strong airs Fridays at 10 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World and is available on demand shortly after airing. 

Here is Friday's card: 

Road to Lion's Break Contender - Friday, January 8 --

  • Brody King, Sterling Riegel & Logan Riegel vs. JR Kratos, Danny Limelight & a mystery partner
  • Rocky Romero vs. The DKC
  • Clark Connors vs. Kevin Knight