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Kenny Omega vs. Trent Barreta added to NJPW Power Struggle card


Another title match was confirmed for Power Struggle as NJPW rounded out the show's card.

In his biggest match since moving up to heavyweight, Trent Barreta will challenge for Kenny Omega's IWGP United States Championship. The match was set up when Barreta challenged Omega at NJPW's road to Power Struggle show on Sunday.

This will be Omega's third defense of the title since winning it in Long Beach this summer. He previously retained against Juice Robinson at Destruction in Kobe and against YOSHI-HASHI at ROH's Global Wars: Chicago iPPV. Barreta also defeated Yujiro Takahashi in his first singles match at heavyweight at Destruction in Kobe. 

There will be four title matches at Power Struggle, which will take place at the Edion Arena in Osaka on Sunday morning. The wrestler who has been billed in vignettes as "Switchblade" will be revealed at the show as well. Here's a look at the finalized card:

  • IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi defending against Kota Ibushi
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega defending against Trent Barreta
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay defending against Marty Scurll
  • NEVER Openweight Champion Minoru Suzuki defending against Toru Yano in a bullrope match
  • Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, SANADA, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
  • Sho & Yoh vs. Ryusuke Taguchi & ACH in the finals of the Super Junior Tag Team Tournament
  • Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Cody, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
  • Juice Robinson, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA & Hirai Kawato vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado & Taka Michinoku
  • The Young Bucks vs. Dragon Lee & Titan
  • David Finlay vs. Katsuya Kitamura