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AEW's Daniel Garcia announced for NJPW Strong: Rivals

Four matches have been added to the February NJPW Strong taping.

Four new matches have been announced for the NJPW Strong: Rivals taping in February.

AEW's Daniel Garcia will be in action on the show, facing Yuya Uemura. Garcia is the second AEW talent set for the show, as Christopher Daniels vs. Gabriel Kidd was announced for the show last week.

Rocky Romero will take on Black Tiger at Rivals. Black Tiger began targeting Romero at the New Japan Showdown taping in Philadelphia last October.

Also announced, Kevin Blackwood will make his NJPW debut, facing Ariya Daivari. Blackwood will be a participant in this weekend's PWG Battle of Los Angeles tournament.

Bullet Club's Hikuleo will also take on Kevin Knight at Rivals.

Rivals will be taped at the Vermont Hollywood in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, February 17. Tickets for the show are on sale now.

  • Christopher Daniels vs. Gabriel Kidd
  • US of Jay open challenge: Jay White vs. TBA
  • Buddy Matthews vs. Ren Narita
  • Juice Robinson & David Finlay vs. JONAH & Bad Dude Tito
  • Daniel Garcia vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Rocky Romero vs. Black Tiger
  • Ariya Daivari vs. Kevin Blackwood
  • Kevin Knight vs. Hikuleo