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NJPW announces full card for Best of the Super Juniors finals

The show is taking place at Budokan Hall this Friday.
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NJPW has revealed the full card for this year's Best of the Super Juniors finals.

The show is taking place at Budokan Hall in Tokyo this Friday (June 3) and will air live on NJPW World starting at 5 a.m. Eastern time. It's being headlined by Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado to determine the winner of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament.

The winner of Takahashi vs. Desperado will likely get an IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship shot against Taiji Ishimori at Dominion on Sunday, June 12.

Two new matches have been added to the Best of the Super Juniors finals. Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI will team up against Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & DOUKI in a six-man tag match. Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshinobu Kanemaru will take on EVIL & SHO.

Takagi is defending his KOPW 2022 Championship against Taichi at Dominion.

It was announced overnight that Will Ospreay, Karl Anderson, and Tanga Loa are off the card for the Best of the Super Juniors finals. Ospreay is recovering from a kidney infection, Anderson has tested positive for COVID-19, and Loa has a knee injury.

Here is the full lineup for Friday's show:

  • Best of the Super Juniors finals: Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado
  • Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Tama Tonga & Jado vs. Jay White, Doc Gallows, Taiji Ishimori & Gedo
  • Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI vs. Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & DOUKI
  • Jeff Cobb, The Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare vs. Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & El Phantasmo
  • Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. EVIL & SHO
  • Tomoaki Honma vs. Juice Robinson
  • Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato vs. TJP & Francesco Akira
  • Robbie Eagles, YOH, Titan & Clark Connors vs. El Lindaman, Ace Austin, Wheeler Yuta & Alex Zayne