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NEW JAPAN ANNOUNCES DETAILS ON POWER STRUGGLE EVENTS INCLUDING JUNIOR TAG TOURNAMENT

By Matthew Macklin on 2015-10-13 08:29:39

New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced the cards for The Road to Power Struggle Tour and Power Struggle.  The Super Junior Tag Tournament will take place on the Road to tour.

The tournament is an eight team, single elimination tournament with the final being held at Power Struggle.  The teams entered are: Tiger Mask IV & Jushin Thunder Liger, Ryusuke Taguchi & Mascara Dorada, RPG Vice, ReDRagon, The Young Bucks, Time Splitters, Kenny Omega & Chase Owens and Matt Sydal & Ricochet.

There was also a press conference to offically announce that Kazuchika Okada would defend the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 10 at the Tokyo Dome on January 4th 2016.

They also announced that Takaaki Watanabe would be going under the name EVIL going forward.

Two Road to Power Struggle have been announced for NJPWWorld.com so far.  They are the first two shows of the tour:

October 23, Saitama/Tokorozawa Civic Gymnasium 19:00 JST
Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Captain New Japan vs. Juice Robinson, Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu

ReDRagon vs. David Finlay & Jay White

Ryusuke Taguchi, Mascara Dorada, Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA vs. The Young Bucks vs Chase Owens & Kenny Omega

Katsuyori Shibata & Hirooki Goto vs. Tama Tonga & Cody Hall

Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo

Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Bad Luck Fale

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Matt Sydal & Ricochet vs. Kazuchika Okada, Beretta & Rocky Romero

October 24, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo 18.30 JST
Hirooki Goto, Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe & Captain New Japan vs. Yohei Komatsu, Sho Tanaka, Jay White & David Finlay

Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano, YOSHI-HASHI & Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Honma & Juice Robinson vs. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo

Super Jr Tag Tournament First Round
Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly (ReDRagon)

Super Jr Tag Tournament First Round
Rocky Romero & Beretta (RPG Vice) vs. Kenny Omega & Chase Owens

Super Jr Tag Tournament First Round
Mascara Dorada & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Nick & Matt Jackson (The Young Bucks)

Super Jr Tag Tournament First Round
Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA (Time Splitters) vs. Matt Sydal & Ricochet

The Semi Finals of the tournament will tale place on November 1st at Korakuen Hall.

Power Struggle, November 7th, Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, 17:00 JST

Super Jr Tag Tournament Final

Hirooki Goto vs. EVIL (Takaaki Watanabe)

Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. AJ Styles & Bad Luck Fale

NEVER Openweight Championship
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tomoaki Honma

Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kota Ibushi vs. Kazuchika Okada & Kazushi Sakuraba

IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Karl Anderson

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