NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 Full Line-Up Revealed

8 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 Full Line-Up Revealed NJPW

NJPW has announced the full card for Wrestling Dontaku 2022, which will air on May 1 on NJPW World.

The Paypay Dome show will be headlined by an IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match, with Kazuchika Okada defending his gold against Tetsuya Naito. Naito notably defeated Okada in the semi-finals of the recent New Japan Cup.

Also on the show, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Will Ospreay will face off for the vacant IWGP US Championship. SANADA announced that he was relinquishing the title at Hyper Battle, after fracturing his orbital bone during the New Japan Cup tour.

Three more title matches have also been announced for the show.

Here’s the full line-up for Wrestling Dontaku 2022:

  • Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Will Ospreay – IWGP United States Championship
  • El Desperado (c) vs. Taiji Ishimori – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • EVIL (c) vs. Tama Tonga – NEVER Openweight Championship
  •  Jeff Cobb & Great O-Khan (c) vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens – IWGP Tag Team Championship
  • Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato (champions) vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
  • Tanga Loa vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Tatsumi Fujinami, Shingo Takagi & Hiromu Takahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & Taka Michinoku

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