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Stardom reveals participants for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 match


A drawing was held at today's Stardom event to determine which competitors will take part in the company's match at night two of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16. 

After drawing straws, it was announced that Mayu Iwatani and Starlight Kid will team against Tam Nakano & Saya Kamitani on January 5, 2022. 

This will be the third consecutive Wrestle Kingdom appearance for Iwatani, and the second consecutive for Kamitani. While not yet announced, the assumption is that this year's match will also be a pre-show match. 

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 will be held over three nights, with nights one and two being held in the Tokyo Dome on January 4 and January 5. Night three will feature NJPW vs. Pro Wrestling NOAH at the Yokohama Arena. Nights one and two will air live on NJPW World, while night three will be a live Abema pay-per-view. That show will also air on NJPW and NOAH's streaming services on a one-week delay.

The full cards have yet to be announced for all three events.