Wrestle Kingdom 13 Set To Start At 2 AM ET With Pre-Show, Full Card

Fans planning to tune in to Wrestle Kingdom 13 live on Jan. 4 will get an earlier start than first anticipated. 

Author & NJPW English Translator Chris Charlton took to social media to announce that the show will begin at 2 a.m. ET with the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Gauntlet to determine the No. 1 Contenders for the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Titles. Following that bout, an opening ceremony will take place at 2:50 a.m. ET. Finally, the main card will begin at 3 a.m. ET. 

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The show will air live on NJPW World and FITE TV. Here is a look at the full card:

IWGP Heavyweight Championship 
Kenny Omega (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
KUSHIDA (c) vs. Taiji Ishimori

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships - Three Way Match
Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado (c) vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) vs. BUSHI & Shingo Takagi

"Switchblade" Jay White vs. Kazuchika Okada

IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Chris Jericho (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito

RPW British Heavyweight Championship
Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

NEVER Openweight Championship
Kota Ibushi (c) vs. Will Ospreay

IWGP Tag Team Championships - Three-Way Match
Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (c) vs. EVIL & SANADA vs. The Young Bucks

IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship 
Cody (c) vs. Juice Robinson

NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championships #1 Contender Gauntlet Match Pre-Show 
Winners will receive their title match at New Years Dash

Rysuke Taguchi, Toru Yano & Togi Makabe vs. David Finley, Jeff Cobb & Yuji Nagata vs. Best Friends & Hirooki Goto vs. Killer Elite Squad & Minoru Suzuki vs. Marty Scurll, Adam Page & Yujiro Takahashi

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