NJPW releases New Japan Cup tournament brackets

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

New Japan Pro Wrestling released the brackets for the annual New Japan Cup tournament (see below). The tournament will begin on March 4 and will conclude on March 21.

Powell’s POV: The notable first round matches include Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White, Will Ospreay vs. Shingo Takagi, and Kota Ibushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. The winner of the 32-man single elimination tournament will earn the right to challenge Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championship at the Sakura Genesis event on March 31.

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