Card Announced For Wrestle Kingdom 16

The full card has been announced for the first two nights of the upcoming Wrestle Kingdom 16 pay-per-view. Wrestle Kingdom 16 is an upcoming event hosted by New Japan Pro Wrestling, and is the biggest pay-per-view for the promotion. The 3 night event will be taking place on January 4th, 5th and 8th from the Tokyo Dome for nights one and two and from the Yokohama Arena for the third night.

The card announced for nights one and two is as follows:

Night One [January 4th]:

  • New Japan Rambo to determine who will challenge for the KOPW 2022 trophy on night 2. This match will take place on the pre-show.
  • YOH vs. SHO
  • Rocky Romero, Ryusuke taguchi & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs BULLET CLUB [KENTA, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo] – Six Man Tag Team Match.
  • Los Ingobernables De Japon [SANADA, BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito] vs United Empire [Jeff Cobb, Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan] – Six Man Tag Team Match
  • Katsuyori Shibata vs TBC (Rules TBD)
  • Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs EVIL – Singles match for the NEVER Openweight Championship
  • Dangerous Tekkers (Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi) (c) vs CHAOS (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) – Tag Team match for the IWGP Tag Team Championships 
  • El Desperado (c) vs Hiromu Takahashi – Tag Team match for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Shingo Takagi (c) vs Kazuchika Okada – Singles match for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship

Night Two [January 5th]:

  • Flying Tiger (Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask) (c) vs Mega Coaches (Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero) vs BULLET CLUB’s Cutest Tag Team (El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori) – Three way match for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships 
  • Mayu Iwatani & Starlight Kid vs Tam Nakano & Saya Kamitani – STARDOM Special match 
  • KOPW 2022 Four Way – The participants will be decided on night one.
  • HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi & SHO) (c) vs CHAOS (Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH) – Six man tag team match for the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championships 
  • SANADA vs Great-O-Khan – Singles match
  • Tetsuya Naito vs Jeff Cobb – Singles match
  • KENTA (c) vs Hiroshi Tanahashi – No Disqualification match for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship
  • Shingo Takagi or Kazuchika Okada (c) vs Will Ospreay – Singles match for the – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship

Featured image: NJPW Twitter

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