The World Tag League participants for this year's tournament have been announced.
The teams competing this year are a mixture of new teams, old teams, new talent and returning stars. In the A Block, Sami Callihan will make his New Japan debut on the tour, teaming with Juice Robinson. B Block has the debuts of Jeff Cobb, who will team with Michael Elgin, and Chuck Taylor, who will team with his regular partner on the indie scene Baretta. Henare, who has been out for most of the year with an Achilles tendon injury, will return on the tour, teaming with Togi Makabe.
Full block lists are as follows:
Juice Robinson and Sami Callihan
SANADA and EVIL
Yuji Nagata and Manabu Nakanishi
Yujiro Takahashi and Hangman Page
Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima
Chase Owens and Bad Luck Fale
Minoru Suzuki and Takashi Iizuka
Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI
Killer Elite Squad
Jeff Cobb and Micheal Elgin
Baretta and Chuck Taylor
Henare and Togi Makabe
Toru Yano and Tomohiro Ishii
Guerrillas of Destiny
Katsuya Kitamura and David Finlay
Most of the shows will be video on demand. However, the show will open on November 18 at Korakuen Hall with Sami Callihan and Juice Robinson taking on EVIL and SANADA in the main event.