The first match for Saturday, May 14's NJPW Capital Collision has been announced.
After issuing a challenge to Tomohiro Ishii at last Saturday's Windy City Riot, Eddie Kingston will indeed face Ishii in Washington D.C., as NJPW made the match official today.
Ishii defeated Minoru Suzuki at Windy City Riot in the show's semi-main event. After the bout, Kingston appeared and issued the challenge during an in-ring promo segment.
Ishii appeared at this week's AEW Rampage taping, facing Adam Cole in an Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament qualifying match. That match will air Friday on Rampage on TNT.
Kingston has been a regular at NJPW Strong tapings in recent months, appearing at March's Strong Style Evolved taping, last December's Nemesis taping, as well as last October's New Japan Showdown taping in Philadelphia.
Capital Collision will air as a pay-per-view event on FITE TV.
The announced lineup so far:
NJPW Capital Collision, Saturday, May 14 --
- Eddie Kingston vs. Tomohiro Ishii