NJPW Reveals All 16 Competitors & First Round Matches for 2019 Super J-Cup


New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced the complete field of 16 competitors for the upcoming 2019 Super J-Cup tournament, as well as all 8 opening round matches.

As previously reported, the historic tournament will take place over the course of three shows with the entire opening round taking place on August 22 at the Temple Theater in Washington.

The second round will go down two days later on Saturday, August 24 at San Francisco State University in addition to several other matches, and both the semifinals and final round will take place on Sunday, August 25 in New Japan’s return to Walter Pyramid in Long Beach.

Here’s the full list of opening round matches:

  • Will Ospreay vs. Amazing Red
  • SHO vs. Taiji Ishimori
  • Clark Connors vs. TJP
  • Robbie Eagles vs. El Phantasmo
  • Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Jonathan Gresham
  • YOH vs. Dragon Lee
  • Caristico vs. BUSHI
  • Rocky Romero vs. Soberano Jr.