NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 To Be Held In Honor Of Antonio Inoki

NJPW continues to honor Antonio Inoki.

New Japan Pro-Wrestling announced that NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 will be held in honor of Antonio Inoki. More details will be announced in the future.

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Inoki passed away on October 1. He founded NJPW in 1972 and remained owner until 2005. He was a three-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion.

NJPW previously named Inoki as the "Honorary Lifetime Chairman" of the promotion.

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 is scheduled for January 4, 2023.

Fans can view remembrances from the wrestling world following Inoki's passing by clicking here.

Fans can find results from past NJPW events at Fightful's results section.

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