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NJPW announced the entire card for “Fighting Spirit Unleashed” on Sept. 30 in Long Beach, Calif. after the fallout from the recently completed Destruction tour in Japan. The show will air on delay on AXS TV on Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Eastern time. The main event will see Tomohiro Ishii & Kazuchika Okada vs. IWGP Hvt. Champion Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi. Kevin Kelly and Jim Ross will announce the show.
The entire card announced is as follows:
- CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii & Kazuchika Okada) vs. The Golden Lovers (Kota Ibushi & Kenny Omega)
- IWGP U.S. Champion Juice Robinson vs. Cody Rhodes
- IWGP Hvt. Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks vs. G.O.D.
- Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll in a IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi-Final Round match.
- Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA vs. Jay White & Gedo
- L.I.J. (Tetsuya Naito & EVIL & SANADA vs. Suzuki Gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & K.E.S.)
- Flip Gordon & Chris Sabin & Jeff Cobb vs. CHAOS (Barreta & Chuckie T & Hirooki Goto)
- S.C.U. (Frankie Kazarian & Christopher Daniels) vs. Bullet Club (Chase Owens & Hangman Page)
- A.C.H. & Ryusuke Taguchi & Jushin Liger vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH & Rocky Romero)