NJPW Announces Full Match Cards for Both Nights of Wrestle Kingdom 14

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For the first time ever, New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s annual marquee event will span two nights back-to-back at the Tokyo Dome, and with the 2019 World Tag League now in the rearview mirror, complete match cards for Wrestle Kingdom 14 have been released.

This year’s series of shows will be built around something called the Double Gold Dash. On the first night at the Dome, the “Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada will defend the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against the 2019 G1 Climax tournament winner Kota Ibushi, while “Switchblade” Jay White defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito.

All four stars have expressed interesting in being the first man to hold both the company’s top titles simultaneously. In order to resolve this, night two of Wrestle Kingdom 14 will see the two champions who emerge victorious the previous night face off in a winner-take-all main event.

There are ten title matches announced across both days, as well as the highly anticipated first-time collision between Chris Jericho and Hiroshi Tanahashi, an old fashioned Texas Death Match, and of course the final two matches that Jushin Thunder Liger will ever wrestle in his legendary career.

Check out the complete match cards below.


NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14
January 4, 2020
Tokyo, Japan

IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kota Ibushi

IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Jay White (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito

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IWGP JR. HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Will Ospreay (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi

TEXAS DEATH MATCH
IWGP U.S. HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Lance Archer (c) vs. Jon Moxley

IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Guerrillas of Destiny (c) vs. David Finlay & Juice Robinson

8-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
CHAOS (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, KENTA & Yujiro Takahashi)

8-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA & Shingo Takagi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr.)

JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER RETIREMENT MATCH #1
Great Sasuke, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tatsumi Fujinami & Tiger Mask vs. Naoki Sano, Ryusuke Taguchi, Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa


NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14
January 5, 2020
Tokyo, Japan

DOUBLE GOLD DASH – WINNER TAKE ALL
IWGP Heavyweight Champion vs. IWGP Intercontinental Champion

THE ACE vs. THE PAINMAKER
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho

DOUBLE GOLD DASH – NON-CHAMPIONS FACE OFF
TBD vs. TBD

NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
KENTA (c) vs. Hirooki Goto

IWGP U.S. HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
TBD (c) vs. Juice Robinson

REVPRO BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. SANADA

IWGP JR. TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Roppongi 3K

JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER RETIREMENT MATCH #2
Hiromu Takahashi & Ryu Lee vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Naoki Sano