Full Cards For NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night One & Two

12 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

Full Cards For NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night One & Two

NJPW has officially announced the full cards for the January 4 and 5 Wrestle Kingdom 16 shows.

As was previously confirmed, G1 Climax winner Kazuchika Okada will challenge Shingo Takagi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on the first night of Wrestle Kingdom. The winner of the bout will defend the gold against Will Ospreay on night two.

Night three (January 8) has been advertised as an inter-promotional NJPW vs Pro Wrestling NOAH event.

Here are the line-ups for Wrestle Kingdom 16 night one & two:

January 4:

  • Shingo Takagi vs Kazuchika Okada – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
  • El Desperado vs Hiromu Takahashi – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi vs Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI – IWGP Tag Team Championship
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs EVIL – NEVER Openweight Championship
  • Katsuyori Shibata vs TBD
  • SANADA, BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito vs Jeff Cobb, Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan
  • Rocky Romero, Ryusuke Taguchi & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs KENTA, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
  • YOH vs. SHO
  • Pre-show: KOPW 2022 New Japan Rumble

January 5:

  • Shingo Takagi or Kazuchika Okada vs Will Ospreay – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
  • KENTA (c) vs Hiroshi Tanahashi : No DQ – IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship
  • Tetsuya Naito vs Jeff Cobb
  • SANADA vs Great-O-Khan
  • EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi & SHO vs Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH – NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship
  • KOPW 2022 Four-way
  • Mayu Iwatani & Starlight Kid vs Tam Nakano & Saya Kamitani – STARDOM exhibition
  • Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask vs Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero vs El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship

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