NJPW Sakura Genesis lineup: Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship headlines Sunday’s event

By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

The following matches are advertised for Sunday’s New Japan Pro Wrestling Sakura Genesis event in Tokyo, Japan at Ryogoku Kokugikan.

-Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

-Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi vs. Cody and Hangman Page.

-Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship.

-El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Roppongi 3k vs. Hiroumo Takahashi and Bushi in a three-way for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles.

-Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, and Evil vs. Minoru Suzuki, Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer.

-Hiroshi Tanahashi, David Finlay, and Juice Robinson vs. Jay White, Hirooki Goto, and Yoshi-Hashi.

-Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, and Tanga Loa vs. Michael Elgin, Togi Makabe, and Ryusuke Taguchi for the Never Openweight Six-Man Tag Titles.

-Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano vs. Takashi Iizuka and Taichi.

-The Young Bucks vs. Chase Owens and Yujiro Takahashi.

Powell’s POV: New Dot Net staffer Anish Vishwakoti will have same day coverage of the event, which will be broadcast live on New Japan World with English commentary early Sunday morning . Due to the Easter holiday, I probably won’t see the show at a later date, but I am looking forward to seeing the main event and the other top matches on the show.


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