On November 21, NJPW kicks off its Super Jr Tag League Tournament at the legendary Korakeun Hall in Tokyo.
The winner of the Super Jr Tag League tournament will earn a shot at the current IWGP Jr Tag Team Champions TJP and Francesco Akira at Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4th 2023.
Many teams will be attempting to earn that opportunity including Impact Wrestling’s and Bullet Club members Chris Bey and Ace Austin, CHAOS members Lio Rush and YOH, Los Ingobernables de Japon’s Titan and BUSHI, KUSHIDA and Kevin Knight plus 6 other teams.
Here is the full lineup of matches scheduled for Super Jr Tag League Night 1:
- Yuto Nakashima vs Kosei Fujita
- Oskar Leube, Ryohei Oiwa, Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe vs Aaron Henare, Great-O-Khan, Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis (United Empire)
- Hiromu Takahashi, Shingo Takagi & Tetsuya Naito (Los Ingobernables De Japon) vs El Desperado, Taichi & Minoru Suzuki (Suzuki-Gun)
- Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match: Kevin Knight & KUSHIDA vs El Lindaman & Alex Zayne
- Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match: Clark Connors & Ryusuke Taguchi (Wild Hips) vs DOUKI & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (Suzuki-Gun)
- Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match: Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask (Flying Tiger) vs SHO & Dick Togo (HOUSE OF TORTURE)
- Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match: Titan & BUSHI (Los Ingobernables de Japon) vs Chris Bey & Ace Austin (Bullet Club)
- Main Event Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match: Lio Rush & YOH (CHAOS) vs TJP & Francesco Akira (United Empire)
Night 1 of the NJPW Super Jr Tag League will air live on NJPW World on November 19th.