NJPW Tokyo Dome Updates – Briscoes vs. Bullet Club for new titles, more

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

UPDATE: Bullet Club and ROH tag team The Briscoes will be competing for new titles introduced at the “Wrestle Kingdom 10” Tokyo Dome Show on January 4.

New Japan has announced the NEVER Openweight six-man Tag Titles. The first title match will be Bullet Club’s Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale vs. The Briscoes & Toru Yano. (Full Details reported via PuroresuSpirit.net)

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On December 10, New Japan released the full card for the “Wrestle Kingdom 10” Tokyo Dome show on January 4, 2016.

Following ROH’s Final Battle PPV, the advertised ROH World Title match is now official, as Jay Lethal will defend against Michael Elgin. The title match is slotted third on the nine-match card. (Video of Lethal-Elgin post-Final Battle confrontation)

A.J. Styles, who lost to Lethal in the ROH PPV main event, will challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP Intercontinental Title in the semi-main event of WK10.

UPDATE: Toru Yano’s mystery tag partners have been announced. It will be ROH tag team The Briscoes teaming with Yano against Bullet Club’s Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi.

The full event will air on New Japan’s pay New Japan World streaming service, complete with former WWE star/injured New Japan star Yoshi Tatsu added to English commentary. More perspective on the event via PuroresuSpirit.net.

Tokyo Dome Line-up (reverse order)

(9) IWGP World Hvt. Title match – Kazuchika Okada vs. G1 Climax winner Tanahashi

(8) IWGP IC Title match – Shinsuke Nakamura vs. A.J. Styles

(7) NEVER Openweight Title match – Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shibata

(6) Goto vs. Naito in a grudge match

(5) IWGP Tag Title match – Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson vs. World Tag League winners Honma & Makabe

(4) IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title match – Kenny Omega vs. KUSHIDA

(3) ROH World Title match – Jay Lethal vs. Michael Elgin.

(2) NEVER Openweight Six-man Tag Title match: Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Toru Yano & The Briscoes.

(1) IWGP Jr. Hvt. Tag Title match – ReDragon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) vs. Jr. Hvt. Tag Tournament winners Matt Sydal & Ricochet vs. Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) vs. RPG Vice (Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta).

(a) Pre-Show Battle Royal featuring wrestlers to be announced.

1 Comment on NJPW Tokyo Dome Updates – Briscoes vs. Bullet Club for new titles, more

  1. This will be the second Kingdom show I’ll be watching. Last year was outstanding and I’m positive this one will be excellent as well. New Japan has some incredible talent.

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