Wrestle Kingdom 14
New Japan Pro Wrestling’s annual new year event expands to two days, offering the largest professional wrestling show outside of North America. Wrestle Kingdom is held every year on January 4th at Tokyo Dome, seeing fans from all over the world flock to cheer for their favorites at the most important event on the Japanese Wrestling calendar. From young stars to seasoned veterans the fighting spectacular hosts some of the most anticipated matches of the year featuring many of the best athletes in the sport.
This year’s two day event sees ‘Rainmaker’ Kazuchika Okada defend his IWGP Heavyweight Championship against ‘Golden Star’ Kota Ibushi, fan favorite Hiroshi Tanahashi take on former WWE star Chris Jericho and Tetsuya Naito will challenge Jay White for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. In addition, this year will see the retirement match of junior heavyweight legend Jyushin Thunder Liger who wrestled at the first ever NJPW January 4th event back in 1992. Expect toughness, tears and new legends in the making.
The full card and ticket details can be found in English on the event website.