NJPW Announces Matches for 45th Anniversary Show

New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that several title matches will take place on March 6th 2017. The event is to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the promotion and will air live on New Japan World (5am est.)

NJPW 45th Anniversary Show Lineup

  • Jushin Liger and Hirai Kawato vs. Tiger Mask and Tomoyuki Oka
  • Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Gedo and Jado (CHAOS) vs. El Desparado, Taka Michinoku, Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Minoru Suzuki (Suzuki-Gun)
  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi and David Finlay vs. Tama Tonga and Tonga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi, Bad Luck Fale and Kenny Omega (Bullet Club)
  • Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Bushi and Sanada (Los Ingobernables) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, Kushida and Juice Robinson
  • RPW British Heavyweight Championship
    Katsuyori Shibata (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr. *
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship
    Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
    Roppongi Vice (c) vs. Taichi and Yoshinobu Kanemaru (Suzuki-Gun)
  • IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
    Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano (c)(CHAOS) vs. Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe (GBH)**
  • Kazuchika Okada (CHAOS) vs. Tiger Mask W***

*     Zack Sabre Jr. is making his NJPW debut
**   This match was made after GBH beat CHAOS at Togi Makabe’s anniversary show this weekend.
*** non-title match. Tiger Mask W is played by Kota Ibushi and is from the current Tiger Mask anime series.