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Will Ospreay vs. Homicide headlining this week's NJPW Strong

All three matches on this week's show will feature members of United Empire.
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Will Ospreay vs. Homicide headlines this week's Empire Rising episode of NJPW Strong. 

Each match on this week's Strong will feature members of Ospreay's United Empire faction. 

Ospreay, the IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion, faces the former ROH World Champion Homicide in the main event in a match taped last month in Philadelphia at the former ECW Arena. 

In the show's second bout, United Empire's Jeff Cobb faces former Impact Wrestling regular Willie Mack. 

An eight-man tag team match will serve as Saturday's opener, with United Empire's Great-O-Khan, Aaron Henare, and Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) facing TMDK's JONAH, Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls, and Bad Dude Tito. 

Here is Saturday's full lineup: 

NJPW Strong: Empire Rising, Saturday, July 2, 8 p.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Will Ospreay vs. Homicide
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Willie Mack
  • Great-O-Khan, Aaron Henare, Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis vs. JONAH, Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls & Bad Dude Tito