SANADA Meets Kazuchika Okada In The Finals Of The New Japan Cup

The finals of the New Japan Cup is set.

Former IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada will meet SANADA in the finals of the New Japan Cup on Mar. 24. The winner will go on to challenge Jay White for the IWGP Heavyweight Title at Madison Square Garden on Apr. 6 at ROH-NJPW G1 Supercard.

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Okada defeated Tomohiro Ishii in his semifinal bout while SANADA tapped out Hiroshi Tanahashi in his semifinal showdown.

Okada and SANADA have met four times in one-on-one bouts throughout their career. Okada is currently 4-0 against SANADA in those bouts. They last met at NJPW New Beginning In Osaka on Feb. 10 with Okada successfully defending his IWGP Heavyweight Title in the bout. 

You can view full results from the New Japan Cup semifinals here.

Fightful will provide full coverage from the final night of the tournament on Mar. 24. The event streams live on NJPW World beginning at 2 a.m. ET.

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