• Carlos Astorga

IWGP Women’s Title Match Confirmed For NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17, Updated Card


NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 is right around the corner, and the company continues to load up the card.


Following off her title win over Mayu Iwatani at NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over, KAIRI will defend the IWGP Women’s Championship against Tam Nakano at the event on January 4. This will mark the first time the title is defended at Wrestle Kingdom, as KAIRI is the inaugural champion.


Also, Will Ospreay will officially defend the IWGP United States Championship against Kenny Omega after the AEW star appeared on the video screen at NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over and challenged Ospreay to a match.


As previously announced, Kazuchika Okada will challenge Jay White for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship. Plus, Ren Narita will battle Zack Sabre Jr. in a match that will determine the inaugural NJPW WORLD TV Champion.

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