NJPW Clarifies Rules For Wrestle Kingdom 14 Texas Death Match, Updated Cards

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New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) has clarified the rules for the Texas Death Match between Jon Moxley and Lance Archer at Wrestle Kingdom 14. This contest will take place on January 4th, which is night one of the show. 

Archer will be defending his IWGP United States Championship in the bout against Moxley.

Here is the updated cards for the show: 

Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 1

  • Jushin Thunder Liger Retirement Match I: Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask, The Great Sasuke & Tatsumi Fujinami (w/ El Samurai) vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Naoki Sano, Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Shinjiro Otani (w/ Kuniaki Kobayashi)



    Special referee: Norio Honaga
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA & Shingo Takagi) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & El Desperado)
  • CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI, Toru Yano, Tomohiro Ishii & Hirooki Goto) vs. Bullet Club (KENTA, Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (c) vs. FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson)
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Texas Deathmatch: Lance Archer (c) vs. Jon Moxley
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi
  • IWGP Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship Match: Jay White (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kota Ibushi

Wrestle Kingdom 14: Night 2

  • JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER RETIREMENT MATCH II aka LIGER’S FINAL MATCH: Jushin Thunder Liger & Naoki Sano vs. Ryu Lee (fka Dragon Lee) & Hiromu Takahashi
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori) (c) vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH)
  • RPW British Heavyweight Championship Match: Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. SANADA
  • IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match: [Lance Archer or Jon Moxley] (c) vs. Juice Robinson
  • NEVER Openweight Championship Match: KENTA (c) vs. Hirooki Goto
  • IWGP Double Title Runner-Up Match: [Loser of Naito/White] vs. [Loser of Okada/Ibushi]
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho
  • IWGP Double Title Match: IWGP Heavyweight Champion vs. IWGP Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion