NJPW World Tag League & Best of Super Juniors Begin (11/15) Full Card For Opening Ceremony
New Japan Pro Wrestling begins two huge tournaments on Sunday. The Best of Super Juniors and the World Tag League will alternate over the course of the next month’s tour. The round robin tournaments will see single blocks of 10 competitors competing for the right to challenge for their division’s title at Wrestle Kingdom.
This year’s Tag League will feature the debut of a new wrestler. Will Ospreay has promised to expand his “Empire” by one, and the new member will debut teaming with Great-O-Khan in this year’s tournament. Also making a huge tournament debut, Yuya Uemura will replaced Suzuki-gun’s Yoshinobu Kanemaru in this year’s Best of Super Juniors tournament. Kanemaru suffered a knee injury, and has been replaced by Uemura, who had been lobbying to be in this year’s tournament.
Hours until World Tag League kicks off: 8️⃣
Toa Henare is back with Hiroshi Tanahashi! But how will they fare against Great-O-Khan and the newest member of The Empire?
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) November 15, 2020
The opening ceremony kicks off at 4am ET on NJPWWorld.com
World Tag League & Best of Super Juniors: Night 1
- Tag League Match: CHAOS (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. Bullet Club (Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale)
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Master Wato vs. Yuya Uemura
- Tag League Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare vs. THE EMPIRE (Great-O-Khan & X)
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Robbie Eagles vs. DOUKI
- Tag League Match: CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) vs. Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi)
- Best of Super Juniors Match: SHO vs. BUSHI
- Tag League Match: Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) vs. Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi)
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desperado
- Tag League Match: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) vs. FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson)
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Hiromu Takahashi vs. Taiji Ishimori.