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Full lineup revealed for Friday's NJPW Strong Ignition


NJPW has announced the full card for this week's Ignition episode of Strong. 

Already announced, "Filthy" Tom Lawlor will defend the NJPW Strong Openweight Championship against Karl Fredericks in the main event. 

In the second match, Rocky Romero will face Clark Connors. Romero and Connors have met twice before, with Romero winning both matches. 

In Friday's opener Fred Yehi and Wheeler Yuta will face LA Dojo members Kevin Knight and The DKC in tag team action. 

Both of those teams will also be participants in the Tag Team Turbulence tournament to be held on Strong in July. Yehi and Yuta will face Yuji Nagata and Ren Narita on July 16, while Knight and The DKC will take on Jorel Nelson and Royce Isaacs on the 16th. 

Strong airs Fridays at 10 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World and is available on demand shortly after airing. 

Here is Friday's full lineup:

NJPW Strong: Ignition, Friday, June 25 --

  • NJPW Strong Openweight Championship: Tom Lawlor (c) vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Rocky Romero vs. Clark Connors
  • Fred Yehi & Wheeler Yuta vs. Kevin Knight & The DKC