Full Card For Japan’s Giant Baba Memorial Show Revealed, Hiroshi Tanahashi To Main Event

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On Feb. 19, multiple Japanese wrestling promotions will be on-hand for the ‘Wrestling All-Star Battle’ event live from Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall). Among the promotions involved will be New Japan Pro-Wrestling, All Japan Pro Wrestling, Big Japan, NOAH, and WRESTLE-1, celebrating the life of Shohei “Giant” Baba.

Today, the full card was revealed for the show with IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi teaming up with longtime friend Yoshitatsu against AJPW Triple Crown Champion Kento Miyahara and BJW Strong Heavyweight Champion and ZERO1 Heavyweight Champion Daisuke Sekimoto as the main event.

The rest of the card can be seen below:

Giant Baba Memorial Battle Royal

Special guest referee: Mighty Inoue

Participants: Kim Duk, Mitsuo Momota, Joel Deaton, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, Masahito Kakihara, Masao Inoue, Mens Teioh, Tamon Honda, Yuto Aijima, TARU, Ryuji Hijikata, Yasu Urano

Yuma Aoyagi, Masanobu Fuchi & Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. TAKA Michinoku, Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Street Fight Bunkhouse Deathmatch

Atsushi Onita, Hideki Suzuki, Hideki Hosaka & Kendo Kashin vs. Great Kojika, Shuji Ishikawa, Mitsuya Nagai & Hikaru Sato

Abdullah The Butcher Retirement Ceremony

Guests: Keiji Mutoh, Stan Hansen, First Tiger Mask and Hisashi Shinma

Naomichi Marufuji & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Shun Skywalker

SANADA & BUSHI vs. Jake Lee & Koji Iwamoto vs. Shota Umino & Ayato Yoshida

Mil Mascaras & Dos Caras vs. Kaz Hayashi & NOSAWA Rongai

Takao Omori, Jun Akiyama & Taiyo Kea vs. Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura

Kento Miyahara & Daisuke Sekimoto vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yoshitatsu

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