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NJPW announces talent for New Japan Showdown events


NJPW has announced the first set of names for their New Japan Showdown tour in California.

There will be two New Japan Showdown events on the tour. New Japan Showdown in San Jose will take place at the San Jose Civic on Saturday, November 9, while the Globe Theatre will host New Japan Showdown in Los Angeles on Monday, November 11.

Of the wrestlers announced for the tour, Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, and Jushin Thunder Liger will only be appearing at the San Jose show.

Here are the wrestlers that have been confirmed for the New Japan Showdown events:

  • Kota Ibushi
  • Jushin Thunder Liger (San Jose only)
  • Juice Robinson
  • Kazuchika Okada (San Jose only)
  • Will Ospreay (San Jose only)
  • Tetsuya Naito
  • EVIL
  • Jay White
  • Chase Owens
  • Minoru Suzuki
  • Lance Archer

Tickets for New Japan Showdown in San Jose are going on sale this Friday (September 13) at noon Eastern time. Ticket information for New Japan Showdown in Los Angeles has yet to be announced.