The following matches are advertised for the New Japan Pro Wrestling Wrestle Kingdom 12 event that takes place Thursday morning in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Dome.
-Kazuchika Okada vs. Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
-Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho for the IWGP U.S. Championship.
-Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jay White for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
-Marty Scurll vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. Kushida vs. Will Ospreay for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship.
-Minoru Suzuki vs. Hirooki Goto in a hair vs. hair match for the Never Openweight Championship.
-Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer vs. Evil and Sanada for the IWGP Tag Titles.
-Cody vs. Kota Ibushi.
-Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa vs. Beretta, Tomohiro Ishii, and Toru Yano vs. Michael Elgin and War Machine vs. Taichi, Takashi Iizuka and Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Juice Robinson, Ryusuke Taguchi and Togi Makabe in a gauntlet match for the Never Openweight Six-Man Tag Titles.
-“Roppongi 3K” Sho and Yoh vs. The Young Bucks for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles.
-The New Japan Rumble match.
Powell’s POV: The event will be broadcast live on the New Japan World streaming service on Thursday morning at 1CT/2ET with Kevin Kelly and Don Callis on the call on the English feed. Join Will Pruett for live coverage here at Prowrestling.net as the show airs. Check out Will and Jake Barnett’s Wrestle Kingdom 12 audio preview later today at PWAudio.net.
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