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Two matches added to NJPW Resurgence

NJPW has added two matches to their Resurgence event on August 14 in Los Angeles. 

Karl Fredericks will take on Alex Coughlin in a singles match. Additionally, Fred Rosser, Rocky Romero and Wheeler Yuta will face TJP, Clark Connors and Ren Narita in a six-man tag. 

Already announced for the show, Jay White will make his first NEVER Openweight Championship defense, taking on David Finlay. Finlay eliminated White from the 2021 New Japan Cup to set up the contest. 

NJPW also announced that Drama King Matt will be on the English commentary team on FITE TV, joining the regular NJPW Strong duo of Kevin Kelly and Alex Koslov. NJPW World will stream the show with Japanese commentary.

Resurgence will be the first ticketed NJPW event in the United States since The New Beginning in USA tour event in Georgia on February 1, 2020. It will be held at The Torch at LA Coliseum.

Here is the lineup so far: 

NJPW Resurgence, Saturday, August 14, 10 p.m. Eastern time on FITE TV & NJPW World --

  • NEVER Openweight Championship: Jay White (c) vs. David Finlay
  • Karl Fredericks vs. Alex Coughlin
  • Fred Rosser, Rocky Romero & Wheeler Yuta vs. TJP, Clark Connors & Ren Narita 

Other talent announced for the show:

  • Jon Moxley
  • Tom Lawlor
  • Doc Gallows 
  • Karl Anderson
  • Juice Robinson 
  • Shota Umino
  • Hikuleo
  • Lio Rush
  • Brody King
  • Chris Dickinson
  • JR Kratos