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IWGP Junior & Junior Tag Team title matches set for NJPW Road


Both the IWGP Junior and Junior Tag Team titles will be defended during the New Japan Road tour that will take place following Dominion.

The Junior Tag Team titles will be on the line June 20, with champions Ryusuke Taguchi and Master Wato defending against TJP and Franceso Akira of the United Empire. The following day, June 21, Best of the Super Junior 29 winner Hiromu Takahashi will get his Junior Championship match against champion Taiji Ishimori. Both shows will take place at Korakuen Hall.

Takahashi defeated El Desperado in the Best of the Super Junior tournament to win his fourth trophy and his third in a row. Also at the Best of the Super Junior finals, the United Empire picked up the win over Taguchi and Wato. The team motioned they wanted the next shot at the Tag Team titles.

The New Japan Road tour starts on June 15 in Tochigi and ends on July 5 at Korakuen Hall.