Wrestling Fire and Wrestling Dontaku 2016 are the next big upcoming New Japan Pro Wrestling shows

    New Japan Pro Wrestling today announced the matches and line ups for its next two big shows, Wrestling Fire and Wrestling Dontaku 2016 stemming from matches at their Invasion Attack show on April 10.

    After his victory over Kazuchika Okada at yesterday’s Invasion Attack event, IWGP Heavyweight Champion Tetsuya Naito will go up against Tomohiro Ishii at Wrestling Dontaku 2016 on May 3 in Fukuoka.

    Elsewhere on the show, Kazuchika Okada will look to pick himself back up when he goes toe to toe with the newest member of Naito’s “Los Ingobernables de Japon”, former TNA X-Divison champion Sanada. KUSHIDA will defend his IWPG Junior Heavyweight Championship against legendary superstar Jushin “Thunder” Liger. Hirooki Goto will face LIdJ’s EVIL and the IWGP Tag Team Championships will be on the line when Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma look to reclaim the titles they lost last night against Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa.

    Wrestling Dontaku 2016

    Before that however, on April 29 in Kunamoto will be Wrestling Fire, headlined by two gaijins as Kenny Omega defends his IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Michael Elgin.

    Also taking place that night will be Katsuyori Shibata going up against NJPW legend Yuji Nagata for the NEVER Openweight Championship whilst former IWGP Junior Tag Team Champions Ricochet and Matt Sydal look to reclaim the gold in a rematch against Rocky Romero and Trent Baretta.

    Other matches announced for that show are Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Bad Luck Fale, and an eight-man tag team match pitting Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Tetsuya Bushi & Seiya Sanada vs. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto & the UK’s own Will Ospreay fresh off an incredible performance.

    Stay tuned to TWM News as more matches are announced for Wrestling Fire and Wrestling Dontaku 2016.

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