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Okada challenges Buddy Matthews for NJPW Battle in the Valley


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Kazuchika Okada has challenged the former Buddy Murphy for Saturday, November 13 in San Jose.

In his post-match comments after today's NJPW Power Struggle show, Okada called out Buddy Matthews to face him at Battle in the Valley on Saturday. Matthews will be making his NJPW debut at the event. 

Battle in the Valley will air on NJPW World with Japanese commentary and on FITE TV with English commentary at 11 p.m. Eastern time. The show will go head-to-head with the last hour of AEW's Full Gear pay-per-view. 

Here is the lineup: 

NJPW Battle in the Valley, Saturday, November 13, 11 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World & FITE TV --

  • NEVER Openweight Championship: Jay White (c) vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Buddy Matthews
  • Will Ospreay vs. Ren Narita
  • Juice Robinson vs. Moose
  • Jeff Cobb & TJP vs. Karl Fredericks & Clark Connors
  • Tom Lawlor, JR Kratos, Danny Limelight, Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson vs. Fred Rosser, David Finlay, Rocky Romero, Alex Coughlin & Alex Zayne
  • Brody King & Chris Dickinson vs. Bateman & Misterioso
  • Josh Alexander vs. Yuya Uemura