New Japan Pro Wednesday (8/28) Part 2: Fall (Royal Quest, Destruction Tour, More)

Destruction Tour & Young Lion Cup Schedule

New Japan Pro-Wrestling will be presenting their annual Destruction tour, culminating in Destruction in Kobe on September 22nd. The tour will be centered around The Young Lion’s cup, which will see the rookies of the Japanese and Californian dojos compete to see who the top rookie will be. The following shows will air LIVE on NJPWWorld.com, while the rest of the tour will be uploaded at a later date.

9/4 Road to Destruction

5:30am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Shota Umino vs. Clark Connors
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yota Tsuji vs. Alex Coughlin
  • More matches TBA

9/5 Road to Destruction

5:30am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Ren Narita vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yuya Uemura vs. Michael Richards
  • More matches TBA

9/6 Road to Destruction

5:30am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Clark Connors vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Alex Coughlin vs. Michael Richards
  • More matches TBA

9/8 Road to Destruction

4am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Shota Umino vs. Ren Narita
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Yuji Nagata 35th Anniversary Match: Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger, Hirosyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Jado)
  • More matches TBA

9/15 Destruction in Beppu

4am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Shota Umino vs. Alex Coughlin
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yota Tsuji vs. Karl Fredericks
  • More matches TBA

9/16 Destruction in Kagoshima

5am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Ren Narita vs. Michael Richards
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yuya Uemura vs. Clark Connors
  • More matches TBA

9/22 Destruction in Kobe

3am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Shota Umino vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Ren Narita vs. Clark Connors
  • IWGP Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship Match: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Jay White
  • More matches TBA

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