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NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING NEWS AND NOTES

By Matthew Macklin on 2016-09-26 09:03:00

Captain New Japan will be known as Bone Soldier going forward, now that he is part of Bullet Club. Yoshitatsu will take on Bone Soldier on an NJPW event in Taiwan on 10/15.

Satoshi Kojima, Ricochet & David Finlay will make the first defense of their NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Championship on a "New Japan Road" event on 10/8. They defend the titles against Will Ospreay & Roppongi Vice.

The full card for King of Pro Wrestling at Ryogoku Sumo Hall on 10/10 has been announced. Kevin Kelly & Steve Corino will be providing English commentary.

*Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay vs Adam Cole, Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi
*Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi & Bobby Fish vs Toru Yano, Jado, Beretta & Rocky Romero
*NJPW vs NOAH: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Manabu Nakanishi vs Go Shiozaki, Maybach Taniguchi, Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya
*IWGP Jr Heavyweight Tag Championship: The Young Bucks vs Ricochet & David Finlay
*IWGP Tag Team Championship: The Briscoes vs Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
*Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, KUSHIDA & Jay Lethal vs Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI
*NEVER Openweight Championship: Katsuyori Shibata vs Kyle O'Reilly
*Tokyo Dome Championship Opportunity: Kenny Omega vs Hirooki Goto
*IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada vs Naomichi Marufuji

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