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Liger's final US match set for New Japan Showdown in San Jose


NJPW has set a date for Jushin Thunder Liger's final match in the United States.

It was announced tonight that Liger's last US match will take place at New Japan Showdown in San Jose on Saturday, November 9. Who Liger will be facing in the match has yet to be revealed.

Liger will retire in January, with him having his final matches at Wrestle Kingdom 14 nights one and two.

NJPW has announced that Liger, Tatsumi Fujinami, The Great Sasuke & Tiger Mask IV will face Naoki Sano, Shinjiro Otani, Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Ryusuke Taguchi at Wrestle Kingdom night one on January 4. El Samurai will be in Liger's corner, while Kuniaki Kobayashi will be accompanying their opponents.

Liger's match for Wrestle Kingdom night two hasn't been announced. His retirement ceremony will be held at New Year Dash on January 6.

The San Jose Civic is hosting New Japan Showdown in San Jose. New Japan Showdown in Los Angeles will take place at the Globe Theatre on Monday, November 11.

Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano, and Taiji Ishimori have been added to both New Japan Showdown events. Kota Ibushi, Juice Robinson, Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, SANADA, Jay White, Chase Owens, Minoru Suzuki, and Lance Archer will also be on both shows, while Liger, Kazuchika Okada, and Will Ospreay will only be appearing in San Jose.