A number of high profile title matches are now set for New Japan’s Royal Quest event at the end of this month.
Following the events of the G1 Climax finals, Minoru Suzuki will get the next shot at Kazuchika Okada’s IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Zack Sabre Jr. will put the Revolution Pro Wrestling British Heavyweight title on the line against Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Tomohiro Ishii will defend the NEVER Openweight title against the newest member of the Bullet Club, KENTA.
Guerrillas of Destiny will also be defending their IWGP Tag Team titles, but their challengers have yet to be determined. The winners of RevPro's Royal Quest Tag Team tournament, which concludes on August 30, will determine GoD’s challengers.
Royal Quest takes place on August 31 at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. The show will be made available on New Japan World via VOD.
Here's the full card:
- IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada defending against Minoru Suzuki
- RPW British Heavyweight Champion Zack Sabre Jr. defending against Hiroshi Tanahashi
- NEVER Openweight Champion Tomohiro Ishii defending against KENTA
- IWGP Tag Team Champions Guerrillas of Destiny defending against the winners of the RPW Road to Royal Quest tournament
- Tetsuya Naito & SANADA vs. Jay White & Chase Owens
- Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles vs. Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
- Kota Ibushi & Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Hikuleo
- Ryusuke Taguchi, Shota Umino & Ren Narita vs. Rocky Romero, SHO & YOH