NJPW Southern Showdown News: Rocky Romero Challenging For British Cruiserweight Title, G.O.D., More

Two title matches added to NJPW's Southern Showdown events.

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is heading down under for their Southern Showdown shows in Australia this weekend on June 29th and June 30th. The first of those two shows will take place in Melbourne and the company has added two championship matches to the June 29th card. Former IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Champion Juice Robinson will team with Australia's own Mikey Nicholls to challenge the Guerrillas Of Destiny for their IWGP Tag Team Championships.

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Also, fresh off of defending the RPW British Cruiserweight Championship against Ryusuke Taguchi on the Kizuna Road tour, El Phantasmo is putting the title on the line against Rocky Romero.

Both Southern Showdown events will be streamed live on FITE and here are the lineups for the June 29th and June 30th show[s] in Melbourne and Sydney:


- Southern Showdown -- Melbourne, Australia (6/29/19)
* Ren Narita, Shota Umino & Toa Henare vs. Michael Richards, Mark Tui & Andrew Villalobos

* Aaron Solow vs. Slex

* SHO, YOH & Toru Yano vs. Gino Gambino, Gedo & Taiji Ishimori

* YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi

* Rocky Romero vs. El Phantasmo

* Mikey Nicholls & Juice Robinson vs. Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)

* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Will Ospreay (c) vs. Robbie Eagles

* RPW British Cruiserweight Championship
El Phantasmo (c) vs. Rocky Romero

* IWGP Tag Team Championships
Guerrillas Of Destiny (c) (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) vs. Juice Robinson & Mikey Nicholls

* Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White & Bad Luck Fale

- Southern Showdown -- Sydney, Australia (6/30/19)
* Michael Richards & Andrew Villalobos vs. Stevie Filip & Tome Filip

* Rocky Romero vs. Tony Kozina

* Jack Bonza vs. Mick Moretti

* Aaron Solow vs. Chase Owens

* Toru Yano, Mikey Nicholls & Juice Robinson vs. Gino Gambino & Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)

* Tomohiro Ishii vs. Toa Henare

* Will Ospreay, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White, Bad Luck Fale & Robbie Eagles


As mentioned, New Japan is coming off the heels of their Kizuna Road tour and results from that tour can be looked over here.

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