NJPW Announces Two 'Wrestle Grand Slam' Events In May, 5/29 Show To Be Held Inside Tokyo Dome

For the first time in 16 years, New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold a show in the Tokyo Dome outside of Wrestle Kingdom.

During the 2021 NJPW Anniversary Event, it was announced that there will be two of them held in May under the banner of “Wrestle Grand Slam.” The first event, held on May 15, will see New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s debut inside Yokohama Stadium, an open-air baseball stadium.

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Two weeks after that on May 29, New Japan will be returning to the Tokyo Dome.

From NJPW:

Wrestle Grand Slam to hit Yokohama Stadium and the Tokyo Dome this May!

In a huge announcement during March 4’s Anniversary Event, it was revealed that NJPW action will hit Yokohama Stadium on May 15 and the Tokyo Dome on May 29 for Wrestle Grand Slam.

The announcement marks NJPW’s first Tokyo Dome event outside of January in 16 years, and the first time ever NJPW will come to Yokohama Stadium.

After the success of Summer Struggle in Jingu Stadium in 2020, New Japan Pro-Wrestling action will be in an open-air baseball stadium once more for what is sure to be a historic event, and that before our return to the Tokyo Dome!

What major matches will be coming this May? Stay tuned for details!

Fightful will continue to monitor the story and report any and all updates. On the road to Wrestle Grand Slam, you can keep up with all New Japan results in our results section.

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