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SHO vs. YOH, three more matches added to NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam

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NJPW has finalized the cards for both nights of Wrestle Grand Slam in MetLife Dome coming up this Saturday and Sunday. 

In a battle of former tag team partners, SHO vs. YOH has been added to night one on September 4. The Roppongi 3K duo split up when SHO turned on YOH during the Super Junior Tag League tournament on August 16. 

Also added to night one, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Robbie Eagles and Tiger Mask will team against Hiromu Takahashi and BUSHI of Los Ingobernables de Japon. Eagles will defend his title against Hiromu on night two. 

Added to night two, Super Junior Tag League winners El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru will face IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Taiji Ishimori and El Phantasmo. The two teams have spent the bulk of the last year trading the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag titles, with both having two reigns with the titles since September 2020.

Also added to night two, Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii will tag against Jeff Cobb and Great-O-Khan. Cobb and Okada will face of in a singles match on night one. 

Here are the full lineups: 

NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam in MetLife Dome night one, Saturday, September 4, 4 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • IWGP United States Championship: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Kota Ibushi
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Jeff Cobb
  • Provisional KOPW 2021 No DQ, I Quit match: Chase Owens (c) vs. Toru Yano
  • SHO vs. YOH
  • Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask vs. Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI
  • Pre-show: STARDOM exhibition match TBA

NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam in MetLife Dome night two, Sunday, September 5, 2 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Shingo Takagi (c) vs. EVIL
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Robbie Eagles (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi
  • IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Tetsuya Naito & SANADA
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo (c) vs. El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Pre-show: STARDOM exhibition match TBA