NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2023 event aired on May 3, 2023, from Fukuoka Kokusai Center in Fukuoka, Japan. It was the eighteenth event in the yearly series from New Japan Pro Wrestling to take place in the first week of May in Fukuoka.
Check below for the complete information on NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2023 event with match card, date, start time, location, streaming info and other details.
- This is 18th event in the Wrestling Dontaku Series, which have all taken place in Fukuoka, Japan. This was the 13th event in the series which took place at Fukuoka Kokusai Center.
- The main event saw IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Sanada defending the title against IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi.
- NJPW World TV, NJPW Strong Openweight, NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team, and NEVER Openweight were the other titles on the line on the show.
- The event streamed online on NJPW World Streaming service.
- Ryohei Oiwa vs Yuto Nakashima vs Oskar Leube vs Boltin Oleg – 5-Minute Limit Young Lion Consecutive Battle match(Dark Match)
- Winner – Oskar Leub
- Chaos(Toru Yano, Yoh, Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi) vs House of Torture(Evil, Yujiro Takahashi, Sho & Dick Togo)
- Winner – Chaos(Toru Yano, Yoh, Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi)
- United Empire(Mark Davis, Kyle Fletcher & Great-O-Khan) vs TMDK(Mikey Nicholls, Shane Haste & Kosei Fujita)
- Winner – United Empire(Mark Davis, Kyle Fletcher & Great-O-Khan)
- United Empire(Aaron Henare, Francesco Akira & TJP) vs Shota Umino, Kushida & Kevin Knight
- Winner – Shota Umino, Kushida & Kevin Knight
- Los Ingobernables de Japon(Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Bushi) vs Just 5 Guys(Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Douki)
- Winner – Just 5 Guys(Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Douki)
- Hikuleo vs Kenta(c) – NJPW Strong Openweight Championship
- Winner – Hikuleo
- Zack Sabre Jr.(c) vs Jeff Cobb – NJPW World Television Championship
- Winner – Ends in a 15-minute time limit Draw
- Strong Style(Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Ren Narita)(c) vs Chaos(Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii & Hiroshi Tanahashi) – NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship
- Winner – Chaos(Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii & Hiroshi Tanahashi)
- Tama Tonga vs David Finlay – NEVER Openweight Championship
- Winner – David Finlay
- Sanada (c) vs Hiromu Takahashi – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
- Winner – Sanada