NJPW And GFW Announce Final Card For Wrestle Kingdom 9


December 8, 2014 by mrlahhh


The final card for New Japan Pro Wrestling‘s January 4th spectacular, Wrestle Kingdom 9, has been announced.

WK9 is being brought to you by Jeff Jarrett‘s Global Force Wrestling promotion (GFW), with play-by-play by Jim Ross for  English viewers. You can view WK9 via the Flipps App for a fee of $35, or through NJPW World for only NINE-NINETY-NINE (999¥). The event will take place at the world famous Tokyo Dome.

As would be expected for the Wrestlemania of New Japan, the card is absolutely stacked:

IWGP Heavyweight Title Match
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) v. Kazuchika Okada  (G1 Climax winner)

IWGP Intercontinental Title Match
Shinsuke Nakamura (c) v. Kota Ibushi

Singles match
AJ Styles v. Tetsuya Naito

IWGP Tag Team title match
BULLET CLUB (Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) (c) v. Meiyu Tag (Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata) (World Tag League winners)

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match
Ryusuke Taguchi (c) v. Kenny Omega

NEVER Openweight Title Match
Tomohiro Ishii (c) v. Togi Makabe

UWFI Rules Match (win by knockout/submission)
Minoru Suzuki v. Kazushi Sakuraba

Tag Team Match
Suzukigun  (TBA & TBA) v. Toru Yano & TBA

6 Man Tag Team Match
BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Jeff Jarrett & Yujiro Takahashi) v. TenKoji  (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) & Tomoaki Honma

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Four Way Match
reDragon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) v. Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov & Rocky Romero) v. Time Splitters  (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) v. Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)

New Japan Rumble

One thought on “NJPW And GFW Announce Final Card For Wrestle Kingdom 9

  1. […] (particularly Honma) and both have shown exactly what they’re capable of. For Ibushi, see his Wrestle Kingdom 9 match against Shinsuke Nakamura, or indeed his Wrestle Kingdom 8 and 7 matches, both of which […]

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