NJPW Announces New Beginning In Osaka & Sapporo Cards

NJPW announced the full cards for both nights of The New Beginning in Sapporo and The New Beginning in Osaka.

The New Beginning in Sapporo will take place on Feb. 1 and 2. Night one will be headlined by a NEVER Openweight Title bout pitting champion Hirooki Goto against challenger Shingo Takagi. Night two will be headlined by a special attraction match that sees Kazuchika Okada battle Taichi. As previously announced, New Beginning in Osaka will be headlined by Tetsuya Naito defending both the IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Titles against KENTA. The co-main event features IWGP United States Champion Jon Moxley defending against Minoru Suzuki.

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Full lineups can be seen below.

The New Beginning in Sapporo - Feb. 1

* Yuya Uemura and Tiger Mask vs. El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori
* Toa Henare, Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe vs. Yota Tsuji, Manabu Nakanishi and Hiroyoshi Tenzan
* Ryusuke Taguchi, SHO, YOH and Will Ospreay vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado and Zack Sabre Jr.
* Special Tag Match: Robbie Eagles and Ryu Lee vs. BUSHI and Hiromu Takahashi
* Special Tag Match: SANADA and Tetsuya Naito vs. Jay White and KENTA
* Special Tag Match: Jon Moxley and Kazuchika Okada vs. Minoru Suzuki and Taichi
* Special Single Match: Tomohiro Ishii vs. EVIL
* NEVER Openweight Championship: Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Shingo Takagi

The New Beginning in Sapporo - Feb. 2

* Toa Henare vs. Yota Tsuji
* Yuya Uemura, Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe vs. Tiger Mask, Manabu Nakanishi and Hiroyoshi Tenzan
* Gabriel Kidd vs. El Phantasmo
* Robbie Eagles,Tomohiro Ishii and Hirooki Goto vs. BUSHI, EVIL and Shingo Takagi
* Special 8-Man Tag Match: Ryusuke Taguchi, SHO, YOH and Jon Moxley vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado and Minoru Suzuki
* Special 6-Man Tag Match: Hiromu Takahashi, SANADA and Tetsuya Naito vs. Taiji Ishimori, Jay White and KENTA
* RevPro British Heavyweight Championship: Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Will Ospreay
* Special Single Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi

The New Beginning in Osaka - Feb. 9

* Manabu Nakanishi Final in Osaka-Jo Hall: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi and Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Toa Henare, Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe
* IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: SHO and YOH (c) vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru and El Desperado
* Special 8-Man Tag Team Match: Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, David Finlay and Juice Robinson vs. Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi, Tanga Loa and Tama Tonga
* Special Tag Match: Will Ospreay and Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi
* Special Single Match: SANADA vs. Jay White
* IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Ryu Lee
* IWGP US Heavyweight Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Minoru Suzuki
* IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Double Championship: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. KENTA

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