Jon Moxley returns to New Japan Strong for tag team action.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling announced Moxley would appear on next week’s episode of NJPW Strong, teaming with Chris Dickinson against Yuji Nagata and Ren Narita. The match comes just days before Moxley is set to defend the IWGP US Championship on Dynamite against Nagata on May 12.
New Japan issued the following:
The world is buzzing after April 28’s massive announcement of Jon Moxley versus Yuji Nagata for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Wednesday May 12 on AEW Dynamite.
That’s not all, as on Friday May 7, Collision comes to NJPW STRONG with an immense main event. Yuji Nagata will team up with Ren Narita for the first time since Narita’s Noge Dojo days, and the two will take on Jon Moxley and another number one contender- STRONG Openweight number one contender Chris Dickinson!
The International Purveyor of Violence and the Dirty Daddy will make a formidable combination indeed for this must watch main event next Friday on STRONG!
Watch STRONG Fridays at 10/9c on NJPW World!
Wednesday May 12, Mr. IWGP, Yuji Nagata, challenges for IWGP US Heavyweight gold against the Deathrider Jon Moxley on @AEW Dynamite!
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) May 1, 2021
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