NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022: Card, Date, Time, How To Watch

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku

NJPW will return with Wrestling Dontaku 2022, 18th event in Wrestling Dontaku Series, on May 1, 2022. The event will return to Fukuoka Dome(Fukuoka Pay Pay Dome) in Fukuoka for the first time since 2001.

Kazuchika Okada will defend IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito in the main event. A new US Heavyweight Champion will be crowned as Hiroshi Tanahashi takes on Tomohiro Ishii. Tama Tonga challenges Evil for NEVER Openweight Championship while Taiji Ishimori challenges El Desperado for the Junior Heavyweight title. Tag team titles will be contested in a three-way match.

Keep reading to find out the complete details on NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 event.

Event Info


  • Show – NJPW Wrestling Dontaku
  • Date – May 1, 2022
  • Location – Fukuoka Dome, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Start Time – 4:00 AM EST / 5 PM JST

How To Watch


Like all the NJPW events airing from Japan, Wrestling Dontaku will also stream live on NJPW World Streaming service. The event will be available in both English and Japanese commentary.

Match Card


No.MatchStipulation/ChampionshipTimeWinner
1Shingo Takagi, Bushi & Shiro Koshinaka vs Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & TAKA Michinoku6 Person Tag Team30 MinZack Sabre Jr., Taichi & TAKA Michinoku
2YOH vs Hiromu TakahashiSingles Match30 MinHiromu Takahashi
3Yujiro Takahashi vs Tanga LogaSingles Match30 Min Tanga Loga
4Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato (c) vs Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKITag Team Match
( IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships )
60 MinRyusuke Taguchi & Master Wato
5United Empire (Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan)(c) vs BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) vs Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI)Three-Way Match
( IWGP Tag Team Championship )
60 MinBULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens)
6Evil (c) vs Tama Tonga Singles Match
(Never Openweight Championship)
30 MinTama Tonga
7El Desperado (c) vs Taiji IshimoriSingles Match
( IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match )
60 MinTaiji Ishimori
8Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Tomohiro IshiiSingles Match
( Vacant IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match )
60 MinHiroshi Tanahashi
9Kazuchika Okada (c) vs Tetsuya NaitoSingles Match
( IWGP World Heavyweight Championship )
60 MinKazuchika Okada

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