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.
Here is the full tournament bracket for New japan Cup 2020!
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— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) February 25, 2020