By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for tonight’s NJPW Strong streaming series.
-Karl Fredericks vs. Kenta
-Jeff Cobb vs. Tanga Loa
-David Finlay vs. Chase Owens
-Brody King vs. Tama Tonga
Powell’s POV: All four matches are first-round matches in the New Japan Cup USA tournament. The semifinals will stream next week, and the finals will stream the week after. NJPW Strong streams Fridays at 9CT/10ET on New Japan World. Dot Net staffer Anish V’s reviews will be available by Saturday morning, along with his weekly audio reviews for Dot Net Members.
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