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'Tornado Dog Cage Survival Match' set for NJPW Burning Spirit in Beppu

The NEVER Six-Man titles will be up for grabs as Chaos defend against House of Torture.

NJPW has added a stipulation to its next NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship match.

Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH will defend their NEVER Six-Man Tag Team titles against EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi & SHO in the first-ever "Tornado Dog Cage Survival Match" at NJPW's Burning Spirit tour show in Beppu on Sunday, September 18. The show will air live on NJPW World.

NJPW described the stipulation for the match:

For the first time ever, this unique bout will see tornado rules apply- there will be no tags, and submissions and pinfalls can count by anyone on anyone. Additionally, in each of the four sides of the ring at ringside will be a dog cage. Teams can opt to lock an opponent inside one of the four cages to eliminate them from the match. Should all three members of a team be shut in a cage, the match will end. 

Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH won the NEVER Six-Man Tag Team titles from EVIL, Yujiro & SHO this July.

The dog cage stipulation for their rematch stems from how that July match played out. After Toru Yano defeated Dick Togo in a dog cage match, the dog cage was used throughout Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH vs. EVIL, Yujiro & SHO. The match ended with SHO being pinned after his House of Torture stablemates were locked in the dog cage.