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AEW's Buddy Matthews, Swerve Strickland set for NJPW Strong

Matthews and Strickland will be in action on this week's episode.

AEW's Buddy Matthews and Swerve Strickland will both be in action on this week's NJPW Strong: Strong Style Evolved 2022 episode. 

In the show's main event, Matthews takes on Yuya Uemura. Matthews made his AEW debut on the February 23 edition of Dynamite.

In the second match, Strickland will face Blake Christian. Strickland made his AEW debut at the Revolution pay-per-view on March 6.

In Saturday's opening contest, Big Damo will take on John Skyler. Damo was formerly known as Killian Dain during his time in WWE NXT. Damo was released by WWE in June 2021 after a five-year run, primarily on the company's NXT brand.

The Strong Style Evolved 2022 episodes of Strong were taped in Tampa, Florida on March 20. 

NJPW Strong: Strong Style Evolved, Saturday, April 23, 8 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Buddy Matthews vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Swerve Strickland vs. Blake Christian
  • Big Damo vs. John Skyler