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New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Thursday that Tom Lawlor will defend the NJPW Strong Openweight Championship against Chris Dickinson on May 28.
Big main events coming to #njpwSTRONG!
THIS WEEK: Moxley & Dickinson vs Nagata & Narita!
5/14: Team Filthy in elimination action!
5/21: No DQ- Rosser vs Hikuleo!
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) May 7, 2021
Lawlor won the championship by winning this year’s New Japan Cup USA tournament. He defeated Brody King in the finals. This will mark his first title defense since becoming champion.