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NEW JAPAN ANNOUNCES 'KING OF PRO WRESTLING' MAIN EVENTS, DESTRUCTION TOUR LINEUPS

By Mike Johnson on 2017-08-21 10:51:00

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that the 10/9 King of Pro Wrestling 2017 event will be headlined by IWGP champion Kazuchika Okada defending against EVIL and Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii with the winner receiving a shot at the IWGP champion at the 1/4/18 Tokyo Dome event.  

The promotion also announced the following dates and matches for the 2017 Destruction tour:

9/10 Destruction in Fukushima:
*IWGP Tag Team champions Guerrilas of Destiny vs. War Machine vs. Killer Elite Squad
*NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team champions EVIL & SANADA & BUSHI vs. Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano & Rocky Romero
*NEVER Openweight champion Minoru Suzuki vs. Michael Elgin  

9/16 Destruction in Hiroshima:
*IWGP Intercontinental champion Hiroshi Tanahashi  vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
*IWGP Tag Team champions Guerrilas of Destiny vs. War Machine vs. Killer Elite Squad.
*IWGP Junior Heavyweight champiin KUSHIDA vs. El Desperado.
*Roppongi Vice's final match together  vs. Bullet Club's Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
*Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru & TaichI

9/24 Destruction in Kobe:

*IWGP United States champion Kenny Omega vs. Juice Robinson.
*IWGP Tag Team champions Guerrilas of Destiny vs. War Machine vs. Killer Elite Squad
*Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. EVIL & Hiromu Takahashi.

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