NJPW Releases Full Cards For Destruction Events, Championship Matches Set For King Of Pro Wrestling

NJPW has released full card information for their upcoming Destruction events in Beppu, Kagoshima, and Kobe, as well as revealing three championship matches for King of Pro Wrestling.

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New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) has officially revealed their full match cards for a number of their big events in the coming months. The promotion has provided details for all three main Destruction shows, as well as three major championship matches that will take place at October’s King of Pro Wrestling. 

NJPW will host several ‘Road to Destruction’ shows along the way to their main tour events, Destruction in Beppu, Destruction in Kagoshima, and Destruction in Kobe.

Destruction in Beppu (15/9) 

  • Yota Tsuji vs. Karl Fredericks (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Shota Umino vs. Alex Coughlin (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Yuya Uemura, Ren Narita, Ryusuke Taguchi, and Yuji Nagata vs. Michael Richards, Clark Connors, Toa Henare, and Manabu Nakanishi
  • SHO, YOH, and Jyushin Thunder Liger vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, and Minoru Suzuki
  • Robbie Eagles, Will Ospreay, Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe, and Kota Ibushi vs. El Phantasmo, Taiji Ishimori, Yujiro Takahashi, Bad Luck Fale, and KENTA
  • Rocky Romero, Hirooki Goto, and Kazuchika Okada vs. BUSHI, Shingo Takagi, and SANADA
  • EVIL and Tetsuya Naito vs. Chase Owens and Jay White
  • YOSHI-HASHI and Tomohiiro Ishii vs. Tanga Loa and Tama Tonga
  • RPW British Heavyweight Championship Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

Destruction in Kagoshima (16/9)

  • Yuya Uemura vs. Clark Connors (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Ren Narita vs. Micahel Richards (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Yota Tsuji, Shota Umino, Ryusuke Taguchi, and Yuji Nagata vs. Alex Coughlin, Karl Fredericks, Toa Henare, and Manabu Nakanishi
  • SHO, YOH, YOSHI-HASHI, and Tomohiro Ishii vs. Chase Owens, Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa, and Tama Tonga
  • Jyushin Thunder Liger, Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Minoru Suzuki, and Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Rocky Romero, Hirooki Goto, and Kazuchika Okada vs. BUSHI, Shingo Takagi, and SANADA
  • EVIL and Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi and Jay White
  • Taiji Ishimori and El Phantasmo (c) vs. Robbie Eagles and Will Ospreay for the IWGP Jr. Tag Team Championship
  • Kota Ibushi (c) vs. KENTA for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship Right to Challenge Contract

Destruction in Kobe (22/9)

  • Yuya Uemura, Yota Tsuji, and Yuji Nagata vs. Michael Richards, Alex Coughlin, and Manabu Nakanishi
  • Shota Umino vs. Karl Fredericks (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Ren Narita vs. Clark Connors (12th Young Lion Cup League Match)
  • Toa Henare, Tomoaki Honma, and Togi Makabe vs. Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi, and Bad Luck Fale
  • Rocky Romero, Tiger Mask, Jyushin Thunder Liger, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Minoru Suzuki, and Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Robbie Eagles, Will Ospreay, YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, and Kota Ibushi vs. El Phantasmo, Taiji Ihimori, Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga, and KENTA
  • SHO, YOH, and Kazuchika Okada vs. BUSHI, EVIL, and SANADA
  • Hirooki Goto vs. Shingo Takag
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Jay White

King of Pro Wrestling

Come October, NJPW will be providing fans with even more high-stake matches. King of Pro Wrestling will see Kazuchika Okada defend his IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Los Ingobernables de Japon’s SANADA. 

The IWGP United States Championship will be on the line as Jon Moxley defends against former champion Juice Robinson. Finally, the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship will also be contested for as champion Will Ospreay faces El Phantasmo.