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NEW JAPAN ANNOUNCES WRESTLING DONTAKU LINEUP, LARGEST G-1 TOURNAMENT IN HISTORY AND MORE

By Matthew Macklin on 2015-04-06 09:10:00

NJPW released the full card for their next major show, Wrestling Dontaku on May 3rd:

*Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Mascara Dorada vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Captain New Japan, Ryusuke Taguchi & KUSHIDA

*Tetsuya Naito & Sho Tanaka vs. Kota Ibushi & Yohei Komatsu

*Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs. Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Cody Hall (Bullet Club)

*(IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Rocky Romero & Barreta (RPG Vice) vs. Matt & Nick Jackson (The Young Bucks) vs. Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly (ReDRagon)

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Kenny Omega vs. Alex Shelley

*Michael Bennett, Matt Taven & Maria Kanellis (The Kingdom) vs. Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Amber Gallows (Bullet Club)

*Togi Makabe, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Kazushi Sakuraba

*AJ Styles & Yujiro Takahashi (Bullet Club) vs. Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI (CHAOS)

*IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Hirooki Goto

Tomohiro Ishii will defend the NEVER Openweight Championship against Togi Makabe on April 29th.

NJPW announced that G1 Climax 25 would begin on July 20th and finish on August 16th. It will feature 19 shows which makes it the biggest G1 yet.

7/20 Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center 3pm (11pm PT)
7/23 Twin Messe Shizuoka 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
7/24 Kyoto City Budokan Center 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
7/25 Takamatsu City Gymnasium 6pm (2am PT)
7/26 Hiroshima Green Arena 6pm (2am PT)
7/28 Beppu B-Con Plaza 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
7/29 Fukuoka International Center 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/1 Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium 5pm (1am PT)
8/2 Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium 4pm (12am PT)
8/4 Sendai Sun Plaza Hall 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/5 Iwate Industrial Bunka Center Apio 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/7 Act City Hamamatsu 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/8 Yokohama Bunka Gymnasium 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/9 Korakuen Hall 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/11 Korakuen Hall 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/12 Korakuen Hall 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/14 Sumo Hall 6:30pm (2:30am)
8/15 Sumo Hall 6:30pm (2:30am PT)
8/16 Sumo Hall 3pm (11pm PT)
 

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