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Openweight title match announced for this week's NJPW Strong

Fred Rosser defends against Fred Yehi on Saturday's High Alert episode.
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A battle of Freds headlines Saturday's NJPW Strong show. 

In the main event of Saturday's High Alert episode, Fred Rosser will defend the NJPW Strong Openweight Championship against Fred Yehi. Rosser has held Strong's top title since May 15, defeating "Filthy" Tom Lawlor for the gold in an episode that aired on June 25.

Also announced for the show, AEW's Eddie Kingston will take on Jake Something. 

In the episode's opener, John Skyler will face Lucky Ali. 

NJPW Strong's High Alert series, taped on July 24 in Charlotte, North Carolina, concludes with Saturday's episode. The show airs at 8 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World, and will be available on demand immediately following. 

Here is the full lineup for the High Alert finale: 

NJPW Strong: High Alert, Saturday, September 3, 8 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • NJPW Strong Openweight Championship: Fred Rosser (c) vs. Fred Yehi
  • Eddie Kingston vs. Jake Something
  • Lucky Ali vs. John Skyler