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'Filthy' Tom Lawlor vs. Homicide set for Saturday's NJPW Strong

Three matches have been announced for this week's Strong.

A singles match between a former NJPW Strong Openweight Champion and a former ROH World Champion headlines Saturday's NJPW Strong episode. 

In the main event, former Strong Champion "Filthy" Tom Lawlor takes on former ROH World Champion Homicide in singles competition. The bout will be the first ever singles meeting between Homicide and Lawlor.

In another match for Saturday, Mascara Dorada teams with Blake Christian against the Bullet Club squad of El Phantasmo and Chris Bey. Dorada and Christian team again after joining forces on Strong's Autumn Action episodes. 

In Saturday's opening contest, Peter Avalon faces Keita Murray. 

Strong's New Japan Showdown episodes were taped on October 16 at the Vermont Hollywood in Los Angeles. 

Saturday's lineup: 

NJPW Strong: New Japan Showdown, Saturday, November 19, 8 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • "Filthy" Tom Lawlor vs. Homicide
  • Mascara Dorada & Blake Christian vs. Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & Chris Bey)
  • Peter Avalon vs. Keita Murray