NJPW News And Updates: G1 Climax, Dominion, And The Best Of The Super Juniors


 

During the “Best of the Super Juniors XXII” event on 6/7, NJPW announced the lineup for the G1 Climax Tournament.

The participants will be:
• AJ Styles (current IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and Bullet Club leader)
• Kazuchika Okada (current number one contender to IWGP World Title)
• Hiroshi Tanahashi(
• Shinsuke Nakamura
• Hiroki Goto (current IWGP Intercontinental Champion)
• Tetsuya Naito
• Kota Ibushi
• Togi Makabe (current NEVER Openweight Champion)
• Tomohiro Iishi
• Michael Elgin (ROH superstar)
• Hiroyoshi Tenzan (current NWA World Heavyweight Champion)
• Yuji Nagata
• Tomoaki Honma
• Katsuyori Shibata
• Satoshi Kojima
• Bad Luck Fale (Bullet Club)
• Karl Anderson (Bullet Club)
• Doc Gallows (Bullet Club)
• Yujiro Takahashi (Bullet Club)
• Toru Yano

The tournament will be held over the course of 20 shows spanning from July 20th to August 16th.

The Best of the Super Juniors XXII tournament concluded with Kushida defeating Kyle O’Riley in the finals to earn a title shot against Kenny Omega for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. That match will take place during NJPW’s Dominion event, which will be held on July 5th.

With Omega Vs. Kushida set, NJPW’s card for Dominion has also been finalized. The final card includes:

• AJ Styles –c- Vs. Kazuchika Okada: IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
• Hiroki Goto –c- Vs. Shinsuka Nakamura: IWGP Intercontinental Championship
• Togi Makabe –c- Vs. Tomohiro Iishi: NEVER Openweight Championship
• Kenny Omega –c- Vs. Kushida: IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
• The Kingdom –c- Vs. The Bullet Club (Gallows/Anderson): IWGP Tag Team Championship
• Hiroshi Tanahashi Vs. Toru Yano
• Katsuyori Shibata Vs. Kazushi Sakuraba
• The Young Bucks –c- Vs. reDragon Vs. Roppongi Vice: IWGP Junior Tag Team Championship 3 Way Tag
• Yuji Nagata, Mascara Dorada, Manabu Nakanishi, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Sho Tanaka Vs. Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, & Yohei Komatsu
• Tetsuya Naito & Tomoaki Honma Vs. The Bullet Club (Fale/Takahashi)

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