NJPW 'Wrestling Dontaku' News: Kazuchika Okada Defending IWGP Heavyweight Title Against SANADA

SANADA is getting another crack at the IWGP Heavyweight Title.

New Japan Pro Wrestling has released the full match cards for their Wrestling Dontaku events on May 3rd and May 4th and the company is also releasing the cards for the Wrestling Dontaku tour which kick off on April 13th. The IWGP Heavyweight, IWGP Junior Heavyweight and NEVER Openweight Titles will all be defended during the Wrestling Dontaku events in May.

Below are the full match cards for the May 3rd and May 4th shows:


- May 3rd - Fukuoka, Japan
* Ren Narita, Shota Umino & Tomoaki Honma vs. Toa Henare, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura

* Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask, Jushin Thunder Liger & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Minoru Suzuki, TAKA Michinoku, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

* Will Ospreay, Toru Yano & Togi Makabe vs. Hikuleo, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa

* SHO, YOH & Rocky Romero vs. Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI

* Mikey Nicholls, Juice Robinson & Hirooki Goto vs. Chase Owens, Bad Luck Fale & Jay White

* Tomohiro Ishii & Kazuchika Okada vs. EVIL & SANADA

* NEVER Openweight Championship
Jeff Cobb (c) vs. Taichi

* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Dragon Lee (c) vs. Taiji Ishimori

- May 4th - Fukuoka, Japan
* Ren Narita & Shota Umino vs. Yuya Uemura & Yota Tsuji

* Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask, Toa Henare, YOSHI-HASHI & Jeff Cobb vs. Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku

* Jushin Thunder Liger, Toru Yano & Togi Makabe vs. Jado, Tanga Loa & Tama Tonga

* Tomoaki Honma, Hirooki Goto, Mikey Nicholls & Juice Robinson vs. Jay White, Hikuleo, Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale

* Will Ospreay & Dragon Lee vs. Taiji Ishimori & Mystery Partner

* SHO, YOH & Rocky Romero vs. BUSHI, Shingo Takagi & Tetsuya Naito

* Tomohiro Ishii vs. EVIL

* IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. SANADA


To check out the cards for the Road To Wrestling Dontaku tour, head over to NJPW1972.com.

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