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Negro Casas set for NJPW Strong debut at Ignition

The WON Hall of Famer's first NJPW Strong bout is one of five new matches announced for June 19.

Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Famer Negro Casas has been announced for his NJPW Strong debut match on June 19. 

Casas will team with Adrian Quest and Lucas Riley in a trios match at NJPW Strong Ignition, facing Mascara Dorada, Ren Narita, and David Finlay. 

The Casas debut is one of five new matches announced for the Sunday, June 19 show in Los Angeles at the Vermont Hollywood. 

Also announced, JONAH will face Taylor Rust in singles action. In another bout, JR Kratos will take on the debuting Jordan Cruz. Fred Yehi will face Bateman in another contest set for Los Angeles. Additionally, Barrett Brown and Misterioso team against Kevin Knight and The DKC. 

The five newly announced bouts join Hiroshi Tanahashi and Yuya Uemura vs. Jay White and Hikuleo in the Ignition lineup. 

Here is the card to this point: 

NJPW Strong Ignition, Sunday, June 19 --

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yuya Uemura vs. Jay White & Hikuleo
  • Negro Casas, Adrian Quest & Lucas Riley vs. Mascara Dorada, Ren Narita & David Finlay
  • JONAH vs. Taylor Rust
  • JR Kratos vs. Jordan Cruz
  • Fred Yehi vs. Bateman
  • Barrett Brown & Misterioso vs. Kevin Knight & The DKC