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Sanada is the winner of the 2023 New Japan Cup tournament. Sanada defeated David Finlay in the finals of the annual tournament and now will receive a shot at Kazuchika Okada and the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship.
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) March 21, 2023
Sanada’s title match against Okada will take place at the New Japan Pro Wrestling Sakura Genesis show on April 8. After his tournament win, Sanada called Okada out to the ring and the two stood face to face with one another.
Okada vs. Sanada is the only announced match for Sakura Genesis 2023 at this time.