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NJPW adds Ospreay, Suzuki, Archer to Philadelphia shows


NJPW has added three big names to their Showdown events in Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17. 

Will Ospreay, Minoru Suzuki and Lance Archer have been announced for the show. 

Ospreay made his return to NJPW at Resurgence in Los Angeles on August 14 after being sidelined for three months with a neck injury. In his return promo, Ospreay declared himself the rightful IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, promising to defend his version of the title on NJPW Strong. 

For Suzuki, Showdown will mark his first appearances at the former ECW Arena. 

Archer is a two-time former IWGP United States Champion and headlined Resurgence against Hiroshi Tanahashi. 

Tickets are on sale now for NJPW Showdown.

Here is the full list of talent advertised for Philadelphia: 

  • Jay White
  • Will Ospreay
  • Minoru Suzuki
  • Lance Archer
  • El Phantasmo
  • Juice Robinson
  • David Finlay
  • Tom Lawlor
  • Brody King
  • Chris Dickinson
  • Hikuleo
  • Fred Rosser
  • TJP
  • Lio Rush
  • Clark Connors
  • Karl Fredericks