NJPW and tag team wrestling fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks as New Japan has announced its Tag Team League lineup.
As reported by Fightful, the Super Junior Tag League will start on November 21 and conclude on December 14.
Ten tag teams are set to compete with the winning team challenging for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17.
The current champions are TJP and Francesco Akira.
Fightful reports that the full lineup will be:
Catch 2/2 (Francesco Akira & TJP) – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions
CHAOS (Lio Rush & YOH) (YOH: 5x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champion, 3x Super Jr. Tag League winner)
Los Ingobernables De Japon (BUSHI & Titan)
BULLET CLUB (Ace Austin & Chris Bey)
Flying Tiger (Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask) (1x IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions)
HOUSE OF TORTURE (Dick Togo & SHO) (SHO: 5x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champion, 3x Super Jr. Tag League winner)
Wild Hips (Ryusuke Taguchi & Clark Connors) (Taguchi: 7x IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion)
Suzuki-Gun (DOUKI & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) (Kanemaru: 6x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, 2021 Super Jr. Tag League winner)
Kevin Knight & KUSHIDA (KUSHIDA: 2x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, 2012 Super Jr. Tag Tournament winner)
El Lindaman & Alex Zayne
Running concurrently with the Super Junior Tag Team League will be the World Tag Team League.
Again, ten teams will compete with the winning team getting an opportunity for the IWGP World Tag Team Championships at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17.
The current IWGP World Tag Team Champions are FTR, the team of Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler.
Fightful reports that the full line up will be:
Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) (1x IWGP Tag Team Champions, 2021 World Tag League winners)
HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) (2021 World Tag League finalists. EVIL 2x IWGP Tag Team Champion, 2x World Tag League winner. Yujiro 1x IWGP Tag Team Champion)
Los Ingobernables De Japon (Tetsuya Naito & SANADA) (1x IWGP Tag Team Champions. Naito 2x IWGP Tag Team Champion, SANADA 3x IWGP Tag Team Champion, 2x World Tag League winner)
United Empire (Aaron Henare & Great-O-Khan) (O-Khan: 2x former IWGP Tag Team Champion)
Be-Bop Tag Team (Toru Yano & Hiroshi Tanahashi) (Yano: 3x IWGP Tag Team Champion, Tanahashi: 3x IWGP Tag Team Champion)
Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher) (1x NJPW STRONG Tag Team Champions)
Suzuki-Gun (Lance Archer & Minoru Suzuki) (2011 G1 Tag League winners. Archer: 3x IWGP Tag Team Champion, Suzuki: 1x IWGP Tag Team Champion)
BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens 1x IWGP Tag Team Champions)
TMDK (Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls)
Gabriel Kidd & Alex Coughlin
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