New Japan Pro Wrestling (8/22) NJPW Gears Up For September

Destruction Tour Set For September

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the cards for their Destruction tour in September. The tour is set to feature some huge matches. Satoshi Kojima returns from injury in the 9/9 main event. Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tomohiro Ishii at Destruction in Hiroshima. Naito & Suzuki clash in Beppu. The tour is set to culminate in a match between longtime rivals Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada, with the winner challenging the IWGP Heavyweight Champion in the Wrestle Kingdom 13 main event. WrestleZone will be providing live results from all shows broadcast. All of the shows will be available on NJPWWorld.com

Road To Destruction, 9/7 5:30am EDT

  • Ren Narita & Shota Umino vs. Bullet Club Elite (Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • Juice Robinson, David Finlay, Michael Elgin & Ayato Yoshida vs. Bullet Club OGs (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Bad Luck Fale & Taiji Ishimori)
  • Toa Henare vs. Beretta
  • CHAOS (Gedo & Hirooki Goto) vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi & TAKA Michinoku)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA & Tetsuya Naito) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado & Takashi Iizuka)
  • Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI)
  • CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii & Will Ospreay) vs. The Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi)

Road To Destruction, 9/8 5:30am EDT

  • Yuya Uemura & Shota Umino vs. Ren Narita & Yota Tsuji
  • Ayato Yoshida vs. Chase Owens
  • Togi Makabe, David Finlay, Toa Henare & Michael Elgin vs. Bullet Club OGs (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Bad Luck Fale & Taiji Ishimori)
  • CHAOS (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL, SANADA & Tetsuya Naito) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado, Takashi Iizuka & TAKA Michinoku)
  • CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Will Ospreay & Toru Yano) vs. Bullet Club Elite (Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • Juice Robinson & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. CHAOS (Beretta & Kazuchika Okada)

Road To Destruction, 9/9 4am EDT

  • Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Michael Elgin, Ayato Yoshida, Ren Narita & Shota Umino vs. Bullet Club OGs (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Bad Luck Fale & Taiji Ishimori)
  • CHAOS (Hirooki Goto & Gedo) vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi & El Desperado)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI, EVIL & SANADA) vs. Suzuki-gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru, TAKA Michinoku, Takashi Iizuka & Minoru Suzuki)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare vs. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI)
  • CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Will Ospreay, Beretta & Toru Yano) vs. Bullet Club Elite (Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi, Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • SATOSHI KOJIMA COMEBACK MATCH: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Ten-cozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) vs. Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Great Bash Heel (Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe)

Destruction In Hiroshima*, 9/15 5am EDT

  • KUSHIDA, Tiger Mask & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO, YOH & Rocky Romero)
  • Toa Henare vs. Bad Luck Fale
  • Michael Elgin & Ayato Yoshida vs. Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)
  • Will Ospreay & The Besties (Chuckie T & Beretta) vs. Bullet Club Elite (Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi & Kota Ibushi)
  • NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Championship Match: Bullet Club OGs (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) (c) vs. Taguchi Japan (Ryusuke Taguchi, David Finlay & Juice Robinson)
  • CHAOS (Gedo, Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano) vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi, Takashi Iizuka & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, Tetsuya Naito, EVIL & SANADA) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., TAKA Michinoku & El Desperado)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Great Bash Heel (Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe) vs. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI & Jay White)
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Kenny Omega (c) vs. Tomohiro Ishii

Destruction In Beppu*, 9/17 5am EDT

  • Yota Tsuji & Ten-cozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) vs. Yuya Uemura, Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi
  • David Finlay & Ren Narita vs. Toa Henare & Shota Umino
  • Ayato Yoshida vs. Takashi Iizuka
  • Taguchi Japan (Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask, Jushin Thunder Liger & KUSHIDA vs. CHAOS (SHO, YOH, Rocky Romero & Will Ospreay)
  • The Besties (Chuckie T & Beretta) vs. Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL, BUSHI & SANADA) vs. Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Zack Sabre Jr.)
  • Great Bash Heel (Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe), Juice Robinson & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Jay White, YOSHI-HASHI & Toru Yano)
  • NEVER Openweight Championship Match: Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Taichi
  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Minoru Suzuki

Destruction In Kobe*, 9/23 3am EDT

  • Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Shota Umino & Ren Narita vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH)
  • Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask vs. Suzuki-gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado)
  • Taguchi Japan (Ryusuke Taguchi, Ayato Yoshida, Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Ten-cozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima)
  • The Besties (Chuckie T & Beretta) vs. Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)
  • Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Toa Henare vs. CHAOS (Will Ospreay, YOSHI-HASHI & Jay White)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL, SANADA & Tetsuya Naito) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr. & TAKA Michinoku)
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Tournament Semi-Final: KUSHIDA vs. BUSHI
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Challenge Certificate Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada

*Show will feature English Commentary.

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