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NJPW notes: Wrestle Kingdom attendance, Six-Man tag title match


New Japan Pro Wrestling has revealed the paid attendance for Wrestle Kingdom 13.

The paid attendance for this year's Tokyo Dome show was 38,162 people, which is up from 34,995 for Wrestle Kingdom 12. Last year, Dave Meltzer reported that the total attendance for Wrestle Kingdom 12 was the largest crowd for an NJPW show in 16 years.

The paid attendance for Wrestle Kingdom 11 in 2017 was 26,192 people.

It was announced during Wrestle Kingdom 13 that NJPW will be running the Tokyo Dome on back-to-back nights in 2020. In addition to the annual January 4 date, there will also be a Tokyo Dome show on January 5.

NJPW will follow up on Wrestle Kingdom 13 as New Year Dash takes place at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo overnight tonight. A NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship match is set for the show, with Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Taiji Ishimori defending their titles against Ryusuke Taguchi, Toru Yano & Togi Makabe. Taguchi, Yano & Makabe won the pre-show gauntlet match at Wrestle Kingdom 13 to set up the title match.

New Year Dash will air live on New Japan World for free at 4:30 a.m. Eastern time.