New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced the card for its 49th Anniversary Show this Thursday.
Taking place at the legendary Nippon Budokan, the show sees the final appearance of the IWGP Heavyweight Title and the IWGP Intercontinental Title before the two belts are unified, as well as the opening matches of the 2021 New Japan Cup.
In the main event, double champion Kota Ibushi takes on the new IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion El Desperado, while the New Japan Cup kicks off with Tetsuya Naito vs. Great-O-Khan, and Satoshi Kojima vs. Jeff Cobb.
Check out the full card below:
• Master Wato, Gabriel Kidd, Tomoaki Honma & Hirooki Goto vs. Suzuki-Gun (DOUKI, Zack Sabre Jr., Minoru Suzuki & Taichi)
• Ryusuke Taguchi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toa Henare, David Finlay & Juice Robinson vs. BULLET CLUB (Jay White, Taiji Ishimori, Chase Owens KENTA & EVIL)
• CHAOS (SHO, Tomohiro Ishii & Kazuchika Okada) vs. Los Ingobernables De Japon (BUSHI, Shingo Takagi & SANADA)
• Satoshi Kojima vs. Jeff Cobb - New Japan Cup 1st Round
• Great-O-Khan vs. Tetsuya Naito - New Japan Cup 1st round
• Kota Ibushi vs. El Desperado