NJPW Resurgence takes place on May 21 and a top AEW star’s match for the upcoming event has finally been confirmed.
It was previously reported that AEW’s Jon Moxley would be making his return to NJPW for the show in Long Beach, California.
With a card that also features Hiroshi Tanahashi facing Will Ospreay in an IWGP US title number one contender’s tournament match, Hikuleo defending the NJPW Strong Championship against KENTA and Mercedes Mone vs. Stephanie Vaquer along with Willow Nightingale vs. Momo Kohgo in the NJPW Strong Women’s Championship tournament first round, Moxley will be in action in a six-way match.
As confirmed by the official NJPW Twitter account, Moxley will join Wheeler Yuta and Shota Umino to take on Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii and Rocky Romero in a special six-man tag match.
The full card for NJPW Resurgence, courtesy of F4W Online, is:
NJPW Strong Women’s Championship tournament finals
IWGP United States Championship number one contender’s tournament match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Will Ospreay
Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta & Shota Umino vs. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Rocky Romero
NJPW Strong Championship: Hikuleo defends against KENTA
Street Fight: Fred Rosser vs. Juice Robinson
Zack Sabre Jr. & Bad Dude Tito vs. Barbaro Cavernario & Virus
NJPW Strong Women’s Championship tournament first round: Willow Nightingale vs. Momo Kohgo
NJPW Strong Women’s Championship tournament first round: Mercedes Mone vs. Stephanie Vaquer
Pre-show match: Bateman vs. The DKC
Pre-show match: Christopher Daniels vs. Alex Coughlin
The #njresurgence card is set!#njpwSTRONG Women's Championship main event!
Tanahashi vs Ospreay!
Okada, Ishii, Rocky vs Jon Moxley, Umino, Wheeler Yuta!
Hikuleo vs KENTA rematch!
Live on @njpwworld PPV! pic.twitter.com/bgKphohE27
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) May 5, 2023
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