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NJPW reveals 50th Anniversary show, New Japan Cup dates


NJPW has officially revealed the dates for their 50th Anniversary show and the 2022 New Japan Cup. 

The company announced on Twitter that the anniversary show ill take place on Tuesday, March 1 at the Nippon Budokan. Tickets for the show will go on sale for NJPW fan club members on January 14. The 49th Anniversary show was held at the same venue, headlined by Kota Ibushi defeating El Desperado in the final IWGP Heavyweight Championship match. 

The 2022 New Japan Cup will be held over 15 nights, taking place from March 2 to March 27. The final two nights, March 26 and March 27, will be held in Osaka Castle Hall, the site of February 2021's Castle Attack events. In the 2021 New Japan Cup, Will Ospreay defeated Shingo Takagi in the finals, then went on to defeat Kota Ibushi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship at April's Sakura Genesis event.