NJPW Reveals The Full Lineup For The 2018 'Best Of The Super Juniors' Tournament

Can Ospreay run through the field?

New Japan Pro Wrestling has revealed the lineup for the 2018 'Best Of The Super Juniors' tournament. The tournament consists of selected junior heavyweights and they will compete in round-robin style tournament rules that will commence on May 18th at Korakuen Hall. Once the tournament field grows smaller the rules divert back to single elimination. The winner of said tournament will have earned themselves a shot at the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship which is currently held by Will Ospreay who is in the tournament as well. The winner of the 'Best Of The Super Juniors' normally receives his title shot at the 'Dominion' event which is on June 9th of this year.

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The schedule is listed below:

May 18th (Korakuen Hall, A Block) --

* Will Ospreay vs. Taiji Ishimori

* Yoh vs. BUSHI

* ACH vs. Flip Gordon

* Tiger Mask IV vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru

 

May 19th (Korakuen Hall, B Block) --

* Hiromu Takahashi vs. Marty Scurll

* KUSHIDA vs. Chris Sabin

* Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desperado

* Dragon Lee vs. Sho

 

May 20th (Shizuoka, A Block) --

* Will Ospreay vs. ACH

* Taiji Ishimori vs. BUSHI

* Flip Gordon vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru

* Tiger Mask IV vs. Yoh

May 22nd (Korakuen Hall, B Block) --

* Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado
* KUSHIDA vs. Marty Scurll
* Dragon Lee vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
* Chris Sabin vs. Sho
 

May 24th (Shiga, A Block) --

* Will Ospreay vs. Yoh
* Taiji Ishimori vs. Flip Gordon
* ACH vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* Tiger Mask IV vs. BUSHI
 

May 25th (Osaka, B Block) --

* Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee
* Sho vs. El Desperado
* KUSHIDA vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
* Marty Scurll vs. Chris Sabin
 

May 26th (Aichi, A Block) --

* Will Ospreay vs. BUSHI
* Taiji Ishimori vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* ACH vs. Yoh
* Flip Gordon vs. Tiger Mask IV
 

May 27th (Aichi, B Block) --

* Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
* KUSHIDA vs. Sho
* Dragon Lee vs. Chris Sabin
* Marty Scurll vs. El Desperado
 

May 29th (Tochigi, A Block) --

* Will Ospreay vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* Flip Gordon vs. Yoh
* ACH vs. BUSHI
* Taiji Ishimori vs. Tiger Mask IV
 

May 30th (Fukushima, B Block) --

* KUSHIDA vs. El Desperado
* Hiromu Takahashi vs. Chris Sabin
* Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Sho
* Dragon Lee vs. Marty Scurll
 

May 31st (Aomori, A Block) --

* Yoh vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* Will Ospreay vs. Tiger Mask IV
* Taiji Ishimori vs. ACH
* Flip Gordon vs. BUSHI
 

June 2nd (Gunma, B Block) --

* KUSHIDA vs. Dragon Lee
* Hiromu Takahashi vs. Sho
* Marty Scurll vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
* Chris Sabin vs. El Desperado
 

June 3rd (Korakuen Hall, A and B Block finals) --

* Will Ospreay vs. Flip Gordon
* Taiji Ishimori vs. Yoh
* ACH vs. Tiger Mask IV
* BUSHI vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* KUSHIDA vs. Hiromu Takahashi
* Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Chris Sabin
* Dragon Lee vs. El Desperado
* Marty Scurll vs. Sho

June 4th (Korakuen Hall, Tournament finals) --

* A Block winner vs. B Block winner

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