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NJPW LA Dojo Showcase set for this week's Strong


NJPW has revealed the full lineup for this week's episode of NJPW Strong. The episode will be a showcase of NJPW LA Dojo talent. 

In the main event, Karl Fredericks will take on Clark Connors. 

Fredericks was the winner of the 2019 Young Lion Cup in NJPW, while Connors was the winner of the inaugural Lion's Break Crown tournament. The two have met twice before in singles competition, with Fredericks winning one and the other contest a draw. 

In the second match, Fred Rosser will team with Ren Narita against Alex Coughlin and Kevin Knight. Narita is coming off a loss to eventual winner Tom Lawlor in the New Japan Cup USA 2021 tournament, while Rosser lost to Hikuleo in a Cup match. 

In Friday's opener, TJP will take on The DKC. 

Strong airs Fridays at 10 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World and is available on demand shortly after airing. 

Here is Friday's full lineup: 

  • Karl Fredericks vs. Clark Connors
  • Fred Rosser & Ren Narita vs. Alex Coughlin & Kevin Knight
  • TJP vs. The DKC