NJPW Wrestling Dontaku Matches and Leadup

NJJPW Wrestling Dontaku

This year’s Wrestling Dontaku event features a stacked card of matches. Showcasing the growing roster of talent, this could prove to be one of the most exciting cards for NJPW from top to bottom since WrestleKingdom.


Wednesday May 3, 2017 at the Fukuoka Convention Center

Main Event: IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Bad Luck Fale
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Kenny Omega
NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship: Ricochet, Taguchi and Tanahashi (c) vs. BUSHI, EVIL, and SANADA (LIJ)
IWGP Tag Team Championship 3-Way Match: War Machine (c) vs. Kojima and Tenzan vs. The Guerrillas of Destiny

Before we get to Dontaku, there are a number of other events leading up to it which will feature some key matches.


Saturday April 29, 2017 from Beppu B-Con Plaza

IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi (c) (LIJ) vs. King Ricochet
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. EVIL
IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Juice Robinson

This Thursday on the Road to Wrestling Dontaku, there is also a highly anticipated match from the Hiroshima Green Arena
IWGP NEVER Openweight Championship: Hirooki Goto (c) (Chaos) vs. Minoru Suzuki (Suzuki-Gun)

All of these matches and shows can be seen on New Japan World which is around $8.33 a month. English commentary is available for the big shows but as we always say, without the commentary or with Japanese commentary, it’s pretty much the same as watching a pro wrestling event live.

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