Wheeler Yuta, Ace Austin & More Announced For NJPW Best Of The Super Juniors 2022

Wheeler Yuta, Ace Austin & More Announced For NJPW Best Of The Super Juniors 2022 NJPW

NJPW has announced the full line-up for Best of the Super Juniors 29, featuring names from AEW and IMPACT Wrestling.

The company has announced 20 names for the upcoming tournament, confirming the return of the two-block format.

AEW’s Wheeler Yuta is slated to compete in the tournament as part of the B block. The ROH Pure Champion has been regularly appearing for NJPW STRONG since April 2021.

IMPACT X Division Champion Ace Austin has been announced for the A block, following a recent tease that he would be added to the Best of the Super Juniors tournament.

Here’s the full line-up for the tournament:

A Block:

  • Rysuke Taguchi
  • YOH
  • Clark Connors
  • Hiromu Takahashi
  • Ace Austin
  • Alex Zayne
  • Francesco Akira
  • Taiji Ishimori (IWGP Jr Heavyweight Champion)
  • SHO

B Block:

  • Master Wato
  • Robbie Eagles
  • Titan
  • El Desperado
  • El Lindaman
  • Wheeler Yuta
  • TJP
  • El Phantasmo

The tournament will begin on May 15, with the finals slated for June 3.

The Best of the Super Juniors tournament has a round-robin format, with every wrestler in a block facing off against one another, guaranteeing each athlete a minimum of nine matches. After block competition has ended, the two block leaders will face off in the finals.

In the 2020 and 2021 iterations of the tournament were both won by Hiromu Takahashi, who defeated El Desperado to win the tournament in 2020, and YOH to win the 2021 iteration.

Best of the Super Juniors 29 will You can check out the full schedule for the tournament right here.

Check out the full results from NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 at this link.

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