NJPW has announced the lineup for this Friday's NJPW Strong.
In the main event, Team Filthy's Tom Lawlor and Danny Limelight will face Lio Rush and Karl Fredericks. Rush is being positioned as the next challenger for Lawlor's NJPW Strong Openweight Championship.
In the semi-main, Fred Yehi will take on Hikuleo.
In Friday's opener, Wheeler Yuta will be in action against Barrett Brown.
Strong airs Fridays at 10 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World and is available on demand shortly after airing.
Friday will be the first of two consecutive nights of NJPW of America action. Saturday's Resurgence event from The Torch at LA Coliseum airs at 11 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World with Japanese commentary. FITE TV will have the exclusive English commentary for the event.
Here is Friday's full lineup:
NJPW Strong Road to Summer Struggle USA, Friday, August 13 --
- Lio Rush & Karl Fredericks vs. Tom Lawlor & Danny Limelight
- Fred Yehi vs. Hikuleo
- Wheeler Yuta vs. Barrett Brown