New Japan Pro Wrestling is looking to make a splash in the United States, and they're taking steps to do it.
Ahead of Friday's NJPW/ROH War of the Worlds pay-per-view, the company announced that they've created a United States Championship. The title will be determined in a tournament to take place July 1-2 in Long Beach, California.
New title coming #ROH #NJPW pic.twitter.com/3KVDC76EIl— Michael Levy (@mclevy76) May 13, 2017
New title coming #ROH #NJPW pic.twitter.com/3KVDC76EIl
— Michael Levy (@mclevy76) May 13, 2017
The new #NJPW United States Championship pic.twitter.com/AAdbf5lUi4— Zack Zimmerman (@DotNetZim) May 13, 2017
The new #NJPW United States Championship pic.twitter.com/AAdbf5lUi4
— Zack Zimmerman (@DotNetZim) May 13, 2017
Jay Lethal was the first announced entrant to the tournament. This makes 8 championships in total for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
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