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NJPW Announces The New Beginning USA Tour

Will take place in early 2020

Back in September, NJPW launched New Japan Pro Wrestling Of America, a US subsidiary of the Japanese based promotion. During the press conference, NJPW confirmed the aim of their new venture was to "be ingrained in the everyday fabric when it comes to fans’ wrestling consciousness." They explained this would come about through increasing their live events in the States, with CEO Takami Ohbari announcing they planned to double the number of shows they ran from 13 in 2019 to at least 26 in 2020.

Now, NJPW Of America have announced on Twitter The New Beginning USA tour. The tour will take place from January 24th to February 1st, in which NJPW talent will visit five cities in nine days.

Before the tour, New Japan will hold their biggest event of 2020, with Wrestle Kingdom 14 taking place on January 4th and 5th. The full card was confirmed over the weekend, with and Kazuchika Okada vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship and Jay White vs. Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship headlining night one. The winners of each match will go on to face one another for both titles in the main event of night two.

Details of The New Beginning USA Tour can be read below:

  • 24th January in Tampa, Florida

  • 26th January in Nashville, Tennessee

  • 27th January in Raleigh, North Carolina

  • 30th January in Miami, Florida

  • 1st February in Atlanta, Georgia



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