NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Blocks & Schedule Released

NJPW announced the blocks and schedule for the Best of the Super Juniors 26 tournament today.

Best of the Super Juniors

From May 13th to June 5th, New Japan Pro Wrestling will place a spotlight on their junior heavyweight single’s division. 20 wrestlers will be split across 2 blocks in a round-robin tournament with the block winners facing each other in the finals on June 5th in Korakuen Hall.

New Japan Pro Wrestling released the blocks and schedule for the tournament this morning:

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 26 Blocks

A BLOCK

  • TAKA Michinoku
  • Titan
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • Marty Scurll
  • Jonathan Gresham
  • SHO
  • Shingo Takagi
  • Dragon Lee
  • Taiji Ishimori
  • Tiger Mask

B Block:

  • Robbie Eagles
  • Flip Gordon
  • El Desperado
  • Bandido
  • El Phantasmo
  • Will Ospreay
  • BUSHI
  • Ryusuke Taguchi
  • YOH
  • Rocky Romero

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 26 Schedule

The first night of the tournament on May 13th features the following matches:

The second night of the tournament features the following matches:

The promotion also released the following graphics which note when each round-robin match on the tour takes place:

Previous Best of the Super Juniors Winners

  • Jushin Liger – 1994
  • Wild Pegasus – 1995
  • Black Tiger II – 1996
  • El Samurai – 1997
  • Koji Kanemoto – 1998
  • Kendo Kashin – 1999
  • Tatsuhito Takaiwa – 2000
  • Jushin Liger – 2001
  • Koji Kanemoto – 2002
  • Masahito Kakihara – 2003
  • Tiger Mask IV – 2004
  • Tiger Mask IV – 2005
  • Minoru – 2006
  • Milano Collection A.T – 2007
  • Wataru Inoue – 2008
  • Koji Kanemoto – 2009
  • Prince Devitt – 2010
  • Kota Ibushi – 2011
  • Ryusuke Taguchi – 2012
  • Prince Devitt – 2013
  • Ricochet – 2014
  • KUSHIDA – 2015
  • Will Ospreay – 2016
  • KUSHIDA – 2017
  • Hiromu Takahashi – 2018