Gauntlet Match Added To Wrestle Kingdom 13 Preshow

Wrestle Kingdom Gauntlet Match
Wrestle Kingdom Gauntlet Match

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that a 5-team gauntlet match will take place on the Wrestle Kingdom 13 preshow. The winners will earn a title match against the NEVER Openweight 6-Man tag-team championships.

The 5 teams NJPW has announced for the gauntlet match on the Wrestle Kingdom 13 preshow include:

  • Ryusuke Taguchi, Toru Yano, & Togi Makabe
  • Minoru Suzuki, Davey Boy Smith Jr., and Lance Archer
  • Jeff Cobb, Michal Elgin, & David Finlay
  • Chuckie T, Beretta, and Hirooki Goto
  • Marty Scurll, Hangman Page, and Yujiro Takahashi

Additionally, NJPW announced the following matches for the Fan Fest scheduled for January 3rd:

  • Tiger Mask & Jushin Liger vs Yuya Uemura & Ren Narita
  • Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs Toa Henare & Tomoaki Honma
  • Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs Shota Umino & Ayato Yoshida

Wrestle Kingdom 13 Lineup

  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship
    Kenny Omega (c) vs Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship
    Chris Jericho (c) vs Tetsuya Naito
  • Kazuchika Okada vs Jay White
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
    KUSHIDA (c) vs Taiji Ishimori
  • IWGP United States Championship
    Cody (c) vs Juice Robinson
  • RevPro British Heavyweight Championship
    Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs Zack Sabre Jr.
  • IWGP Tag Team Championships
    Guerrillas of Destiny (c) vs The Young Bucks vs. EVIL and SANADA
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships
    Yoshinobu Kanemaru and El Desperado (c) vs Roppongi 3K vs BUSHI and Shingo Takagi
  • IWGP NEVER Openweight Championship
    Kota Ibushi (c) vs Will Ospreay