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Jay White vs. Tetsuya Naito set for NJPW Destruction in Kobe


A new match has been announced for Destruction in Kobe.

Jay White will challenge Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental title on September 22. The two clashed in the B Block finals earlier this month, with White getting the win.

The main events for the other two Destruction shows, which take place in Beppu on September 15 and Kagoshima on September 16, have yet to be announced.

Along with the Intercontinental title match, the Young Lions Cup tournament was announced for the Destruction tour, pitting LA Dojo trainees against the Japanese dojo. The tour will run through the Kobe show, where the winner will be announced.

Additionally, a ten man tag team match will take place on September 8 to celebrate Yuji Nagata’s 35th year of being a wrestler, both amateur and professional. He will team with Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi and Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Jado, Yujiro Takahashi, Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga and Bad Luck Fale.