The final card for “Wrestle Kingdom 9” on Jan. 4, presented by Global Force Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling, has been revealed:
IWGP Championship: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Kazuchika Okada
IWGP Jr. Tag Team Championship: reDRagon vs. The Time Splitters vs. The Forever Hooligans vs. The Young Bucks
IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kota Ibushi
IWGP Tag Team Championship: The Bullet Club (Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows) vs. Meiyu Tag (Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata)
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Kenny Omega
NEVER Openweight Championship: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Togi Makabe
A.J. Styles vs. Tetsuya Naito
Minoru Suzuki vs. Kazushi Sakuraba (match can only end by submission, KO or referee stoppage)
Mikey Nicholls, Maomichi Marufuji, Shane Haste and Toru Yanu vs. Lance Archer, Shelton X Benjamin, Takashi Iizuka and Davey Boy Smith Jr.
The Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Jeff Jarrett and Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima and Tomoaki Honma
New Japan Rumble
*Jim Ross and Matt Striker will be doing commentary for the event.
Now THIS is an awesome-looking show. Can’t wait to catch it.