Here is your NJPW Fight Size update for 10/16/19.
- Kota Ibushi and Kazuchika Okada square off to close out King of Pro Wrestling. You can watch the face-to-face confrontation in the video above.
- At the Wrestle Kingdom 14 press conference, the IWGP Heavyweight Title bout between Ibushi and Okada was made official for Jan. 4.
- Also official for Jan. 4 is Jushin "Thunder" Liger's first retirement bout. At King of Pro Wrestling, Minoru Suzuki got the better of Liger, but paid his respects after the bout.
- Liger commented on his retirement at the press conference. You can view his comments by clicking here.
- Fresh off his IWGP US Title victory over Juice Robinson, Lance Archer took to social media to comment.
19+ yrs in wrestling. 3 major companies. (TNA,WWE,NJPW) 8+ yrs with @njpw1972 and on Oct 14th 2019 I was put in a unique position when an opportunity arose and won my first major singles title and became the 7th IWGP United States Champion! NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAM! KMSSL pic.twitter.com/eidqDpkjnZ— Lance Hoyt/Archer (@LanceHoyt) October 16, 2019
- NJPW announced Tokon SHOP in Suidobashi will move to a bigger location.
- NJPW Collection app is coming soon. You can find details by clicking here.
- KENTA and Tomohiro Ishii brawl backstage at KOPW.
- KENTA will put the NEVER Openweight Title on the line against Ishii at Power Struggle.
- Also official for Power Struggle is Tetsuya Naito vs. Taichi.
- Hiroshi Tanahashi comments after winning his 20th Anniversary match.
- Keep up with the Super Junior Tag League with Fightful's ongoing standings.