NJPW Names 48 Competitors For 2022 New Japan Cup

The field is set.

NJPW has announced all 48 competitors for the upcoming New Japan Cup. The tournament will begin on March 2 and the finals will take place on March 27. There will be 16 first round matches with 16 other wrestlers receiving byes.

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Full list of competitors:

  • Kazuchika Okada
  • El Desperado
  • Master Wato
  • Toru Yano
  • Taichi
  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan
  • Yuji Nagata
  • Hirooki Goto
  • Dick Togo
  • CIMA
  • TAKA Michinoku
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • YOH
  • Bad Luck Fale
  • Tetsuya Naito
  • Yujiro Takahashi
  • Gedo
  • Togi Makabe
  • Jeff Cobb
  • Satoshi Kojima
  • Tomoaki Honma
  • YOSHI-HASHI
  • Kosei Fujita
  • Kota Ibushi
  • Great-O-Khan
  • Taiji Ishimori
  • Ryohei Oiwa
  • Zack Sabre Jr.
  • DOUKI
  • Yuto Nakashima
  • Aaron Henare
  • SANADA
  • BUSHI
  • Will Ospreay
  • El Phantasmo
  • Tomohiro Ishii
  • Shingo Takagi
  • Tanga Loa
  • Chase Owens
  • Jado
  • Tiger Mask
  • Ryusuke Taguchi
  • EVIL
  • Tama Tonga
  • Hiromu Takahashi
  • SHO
  • Minoru Suzuki

Minoru Suzuki, Tama Tonga, Tiger Mask, Tanga Loa, El Phantasmo, SANADA, DOUKI, Taiji Ishimori, Kosei Fujita, Satoshi Kojima, Gedo, Bad Luck Fale, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Dick Togo, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, and Master Wato will receive first round byes.

You can learn more about each competitor by clicking here.

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