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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

NJPW Coming To Chicago With ‘Windy City Riot’ Event On 4/16

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is coming to Chicago with its “Windy City Riot” event on April 16.

NJPW has advertised Will Ospreay, Jeff Cobb, Tomohiro Ishii, Jay White, Yuji Nagata, FinJuice, Tom Lawlor, JONAH, Fred Rosser and Brody King for the show.

The official announcement from NJPW’s website is as follows:

New Japan Pro-Wrestling returned to US touring in August of 2021. As well as bringing NJPW STRONG to a passionate and fast growing fanbase across the United States, Resurgence at the Torch at LA Coliseum and Battle in the Valley in the San Jose Civic wowed audiences with phenomenal matchups and big surprises among the biggest names from Japan and the US.

Hot on the heels of these events, and amid immense popular demand, NJPW are excited to announce Windy City Riot, a major event emanating from the Odeum Expo Center in Chicago on April 16 2022.

Former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay, Jeff Cobb, Yuji Nagata, Tomohiro Ishii, Jay White, FinJuice, Tom Lawlor, JONAH, Fred Rosser and Brody King are just the first names in a star studded lineup.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 4 at noon CT, with prices starting at $25. Tickets will be available at the link below:


Odeum Expo Center, Chicago

Saturday April 16 Doors 6PM, Bell 7PM

NJPW previously held stateside events with “Battle in the Valley” and “Resurgence” in San Jose and Los Angeles, respectively.

Indy Pro Wrestling will provide more details as they become available.


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