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FTR vs. United Empire title match set for NJPW Battle Autumn in Osaka

NJPW has finalized the card for Saturday's show.

NJPW has announced the full card for Saturday's Battle Autumn in Osaka tour-closing event. 

In a newly announced bout, FTR will defend the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships against Great-O-Khan and Jeff Cobb of United Empire. FTR had been announced for the show last week, but their opponents had not been formally announced. 

Kazuchika Okada and Jay White's participation in the card had also been announced previously, but their tag match for the event has now been made official, as Okada will team with Tama Tonga against White and KENTA. 

In addition, Karl Anderson is officially off the card, as he is booked for WWE's Crown Jewel pay-per-view on the same date. Anderson had been slated to defend the NEVER Openweight title against Hikuleo. Anderson has not been stripped of the title, indicating an agreement to drop the title at a future date. Instead, Hikuleo will now face Yujiro Takahashi.

Here is Saturday's full card: 

NJPW Battle Autumn in Osaka, Saturday, November 5, 4 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (c) vs. United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb)
  • Kazuchika Okada & Tama Tonga vs. Jay White & KENTA
  • Parejas Increibles: Master Wato, Taiji Ishimori, El Desperado & Hiromu Takahashi (pairings TBA)
  • IWGP World Television Championship tournament semifinals: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. EVIL
  • IWGP World Television Championship tournament semifinals: SANADA vs. Ren Narita
  • Hikuleo vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, David Finlay & Alex Zayne vs. United Empire (Aaron Henare, Gideon Gray, Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher)
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: TJP & Francesco Akira (c) vs. BUSHI & Titan