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Updated NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15 Card

Matches involving Tanahashi, Takahashi and more...

Following Power Struggle, New Japan Pro-Wrestling announced three Wrestle Kingdom 15 matches. On night one, Tetsuya Naito will defend the IWGP Heavyweight & IWGP Intercontinental Double Championship against Kota Ibushi. The winner will then defend the Double Title against Jay White on January 5. Also announced for the show is the grudge match between Kazuchika Okada and Will Ospreay. 

New Japan added more matches to the Wrestle Kingdom 15 card earlier today. Night one will have implications for the January 5 show as Best Of The Super Juniors 27 winner Hiromu Takahashi will square off with Super J-Cup winner El Phantasmo. The winner will face IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Taiji Ishimori on night two. 

Also on night one is Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Great-O-Khan and Dangerous Tekkers vs. The Guerrillas Of Destiny for the IWGP Tag Team Title.

On January 5, EVIL and SANADA will settle their long-running feud and Shingo Takagi will defend the NEVER Openweight Championship against Jeff Cobb.

Check out the card for Wrestle Kingdom 15 below: 

January 4:
• Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Kota Ibushi - IWGP Heavyweight & IWGP Intercontinental Double Championship
• Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay
• Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Phantasmo - Winner will face Taiji Ishimori for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship on January 5
• Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Great-O-Khan
• Dangerous Tekkers (c) vs. The Guerrillas Of Destiny - IWGP Tag Team Championship

January 5: 
• Tetsuya Naito or Kota Ibushi (c) vs. Jay White - IWGP Heavyweight & IWGP Intercontinental Championship
• SANADA vs. EVIL
• Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi or El Phantasmo - IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
• Shingo Takagi (c) vs. Jeff Cobb - NEVER Openweight Championship 


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