New Japan Pro-Wrestling announced that the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 2 on January 5th will be a Double Heavyweight Title mini-tournament. 2019 G1 Climax Winner Kota Ibushi will face Kazuchka Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 1 on January 4th. Also set for January 4th, IWGP Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Jay White will defend his title against Tetsuya Naito.
Then, on night 2, the IWGP Heavyweight Champion will face the IWGP Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion in a huge double title match. Tetsuya Naito had been talking for some time about being a double champion. During the press conference announcing the match, Intercontinental Champion Jay White promised to steal Naito’s dream.
THE DOUBLE GOLD DASH IS ON!
Double title match is set for night two of Wrestle Kingdom 14 on January 5; winners of Jay White vs Tetsuya Naito and Kazuchika Okada vs Kota Ibushi on Jan.4 to meet in historic match.https://t.co/tJ83EVyyTG#njpw #njwk14 pic.twitter.com/3ZxWpw0XCd
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) November 5, 2019