Kazuchika Okada, Kota Ibushi, Will Ospreay Confirmed For New Japan Showdown Tour

A number of top talent for New Japan Pro Wrestling will be appearing on the promotion's upcoming tour in the United States west coast.

Among the names confirmed for the "New Japan Showdown" cards in early November are Kota Ibushi, Kazuchika Okada, Juice Robinson and Tetsuya Naito. The tour will hit the San Jose Civic Center in San Jose, California on November 9 and then the Globe Theater in Los Angeles on November 11.

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Below are the list of names announced for the tour with a number of talent only making an appearance on the San Jose show:

  • Kota Ibushi
  • Jushin Thunder Liger (San Jose only)
  • Juice Robinson
  • Kazuchika Okada (San Jose only)
  • Will Ospreay (San Jose only)
  • Tetsuya Naito
  • EVIL
  • SANADA
  • Jay White
  • Tama Tonga
  • Tanga Loa
  • Chase Owens
  • Minoru Suzuki
  • Lance Archer

Before NJPW hits California in November, it will have a tour on the U.S. east coast in September. Dubbed "NJPW Fighting Spirit Unleashed," the tour will have shows at Boston's Lowell Memorial Auditorium on September 27, New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on September 28 and Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on September 29. A list of NJPW talent that will be competing on that tour can be seen at this link.

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