NJPW Reveals Card for Both Nights of Strong Independence Day 2023

NJPW Independence Day 2023
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NJPW Strong has revealed the complete match card for both nights of Independence Day 2023 event.

NJPW Strong, the American-based brand of New Japan Pro-Wrestling, is holding its first event in Japan on July 4 & 5 in Independence Day 2023 at Korukeun Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

The headliner for night one will see Catch 2/2(Francesco Akira & TJP) defending their IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles against Clark Connors and Drilla Moloney. Plus, Jon Moxley and Homicide were already announced to face El Desperado and Jun Kasai in a Doomsday No Disqualification match.

Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi will also defend their NJPW Strong Openweight Tag Team titles against Alex Coughlin and Gabriel Kidd on day one of the event.

The night two main event will be between Eddie Kingston and Kenta for Kenta’s NJPW STRONG Openweight Title. Jon Moxley vs El Desperado’s “Final Death” match is booked for night 2 of the event.

The complete line-up is as below:

Night One on July 4

  • Ryusuke Taguchi, YOH & Oskar Leube vs Kengo, Dragon Libre & Takahiro Katori – Kick Off Show match
  • Eddie Kingston & Rocky Romero vs KENTA & Gedo
  • Tom Lawlor vs Kosei Fujita
  • Lance Archer, Alex Zayne & Ryohei Oiwa vs JR Kratos, Jorel Nelson & Royce Isaacs
  • Bad Dude Tito vs The DKC
  • Jon Moxley & Homicide vs El Desperado & Jun Kasai – Exciting Encounter Doomsday No DQ match
  • Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI (c) vs Alex Coughlin & Gabe Kidd – NJPW Strong Openweight Tag Team Championship
  • TJP & Francesco Akira (c) vs. Drilla Moloney & Clark Connors – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship

Night Two on July 5

  • Ryusuke Taguchi, Master Wato & Boltin Oleg vs Dragon Libre, Takahiro Katori & Rekka – Kick-off Show match
  • Jon Moxley vs El Desperado – Final Death match
  • JR Kratos vs Oskar Leube
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii & The DKC vs Tom Lawlor, Jorel Nelson & Royce Isaacs
  • Lance Archer & Alex Zayne vs Bad Dude Tito & Kosei Fujita
  • Drilla Moloney & Clark Connors vs YOH & Rocky Romero
  • Homicide & Ryohei Oiwa vs TJP & Francesco Akira
  • Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI (c) vs Alex Coughlin & Gabe Kidd – IWGP Tag Team Championship
  • KENTA (c) vs Eddie Kingston – NJPW Strong Openweight Championship

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