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Fred Yehi returning to NJPW for Strong: Rivals

Yehi's return is one of four new matches announced for Los Angeles.

Fred Yehi will be a part of the NJPW Strong: Rivals taping in Los Angeles next month. 

Yehi, Keita Murray and The DKC will face Bateman, Misterioso and Barrett Brown in a trios match announced today. 

Yehi's last appearance for NJPW came at the NJPW Strong: Showdown taping in Philadelphia in October 2021. 

In another new match, Impact Wrestling's Chris Bey, also a member of Bullet Club, will take on Blake Christian. 

Additionally, NJPW Strong Openweight Champion "Filthy" Tom Lawlor, Danny Limelight, JR Kratos, Jorel Nelson & Royce Isaacs will face Fred Rosser, Karl Fredericks, Clark Connors, Adrian Quest & Taylor Rust in a 10-man tag.

Also added to Rivals, TJP will face Brogan Finlay in a singles match. 

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

  • US of Jay open challenge: Jay White vs. TBA
  • Christopher Daniels vs. Gabriel Kidd
  • Buddy Matthews vs. Ren Narita
  • Tom Lawlor, JR Kratos, Danny Limelight, Jorel Nelson & Royce Isaacs vs. Fred Rosser, Karl Fredericks, Clark Connors, Adrian Quest & Taylor Rust
  • 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
  • Chris Bey vs. Blake Christian
  • TJP vs. Brogan Finlay
  • Bateman, Barrett Brown & Misterioso vs. Fred Yehi, Keita Murray & The DKC