NJPW revealed that two championship bouts have been scheduled for the NJPW New Beginning in Nagoya event, featuring NEVER Openweight title match and KOPW title match.
NJPW made it official that EVIL will be challenging against Tama Tonga for NEVER Openweight Championship during the January 20 event. Tama Tonga recently reclaimed the title at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 but mentioned that January marks his final month with the company.
The New Beginning hits Nagoya January 20!— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) January 9, 2024
Tama Tonga faces EVIL for the NEVER Openweight Championship, Ishimori vs Great-O-Khan for #KOPW2024 and more, LIVE in English on @njpwworld!https://t.co/6BPbzm6SOl#njpw #njnbg pic.twitter.com/joz1JGue4d
Additionally, Taiji Ishimori is set to defend the KOPW Championship against Great-O-Khan at the upcoming event. In another match on the card, Los Ingobernables De Japon will be squaring off against Just Five Guys in a 10-man tag team match.
Furthermore, Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, and Tomohiro Ishii are scheduled to take on TMDK in another bout to defend NEVER 6-Man Championship.