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NJPW reveals full card for Cow Palace G1 Special


Two new title matches help round out the card for NJPW's G1 Special in San Francisco on July 7.

It was officially announced this evening that Hiromu Takahashi will next defend the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against longtime rival Dragon Lee at the Cow Palace. The two are no stranger to one another, most recently wrestling at the Best of the Super Juniors tournament, where Dragon Lee defeated Takahashi.

Also announced for the show was a NEVER Openweight Championship match pitting new champion Hirooki Goto against Jeff Cobb. The two spent a lot of time on the last tour battling one another, with Cobb challenging Goto following his championship win over Michael Elgin earlier this week.

Here is the full card for the event:

  • IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega defending against Cody Rhodes
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Jay White defending against Juice Robinson
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi defending against Dragon Lee
  • Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI
  • IWGP Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks defending against EVIL & SANADA
  • NEVER Openweight Champion Hirooki Goto defending against Jeff Cobb
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA vs. Hangman Page & Marty Scurll
  • Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.
  • YOSHI-HASHI, Gedo, Rocky Romero, SHO & YOH vs. Haku (Meng), Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens