Top New Japan star announced for U.S. dates

BY ZACK HEYDORN, PWTORCH ASSISTANT EDITOR


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Kazuchika Okada will be heading to the United States for a match in November.

New Japan announced that Okada would appear on the Battle in the Valley card in San Jose, California on November 13. Okada’s opponent was not revealed.

https://twitter.com/njpwglobal/status/1451941491316719619

This marks Okada’s first appearance in the United States in two years. Recently, Okada won the G1 Climax 31 tournament after winning his B Block and defeating Kota Ibushi in the finals. Okada hadn’t won the annual tournament in seven years. He will receive a IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom in January.


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