TNA/New Japan Update, News On iMPACT! Tapings Tonight, & More
By Ryan Clark | January 21, 2008
Speaking of New Japan, the following matches are confirmed for the upcoming New Japan show on February 17th:
* IWGP Champ Kurt Angle vs. IWGP Champ Shinsuke Nakamura to unify the belts
* AJ Styles vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
* IWGP Tag Team Champions Giant Bernard & Tomko vs. Makbe & Yano
TNA Wrestling will tape the next two weeks of iMPACT tonight and tomorrow night at the Impact Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. It is expected that Samoa Joe will be added to the main event for the upcoming Against All Odds pay-per-view in a three-way match with TNA Champion Kurt Angle and Christian Cage at this week's tapings.
Speaking of tonight's tapings, the company will film a segment on Brock Lesnar's UFC debut (which is scheduled for February 2nd) with TNA Champion Kurt Angle offering his comments. This is part of TNA's partnership with UFC as they will use Angle's past with Lesnar to promote the fight.