NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 Matches Announced

Above is a press conference for Wrestle Kingdom 12 featuring multiple NJPW stars like Kenny Omega, KUSHIDA, Marty Scurll, Will Ospreay, and more. The actual press conference starts at the 30 minute mark.


NJPW has confirmed a number of matches already for Wrestle Kingdom 12 on January 4. The main event will be Kazuchika Okada defending the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito. In a surprising move, Chris Jericho challenged Kenny Omega at this past weekend's Power Struggle, and the two will meet at NJPW's biggest show of the year. Here are the announced matches so far:

* Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Championship)
* Kenny Omega (c) vs. Chris Jericho (IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship)
* Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Jay White (IWGP Intercontinental Championship)
* Marty Scurll (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. KUSHIDA vs. Will Ospreay (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship)
* Roppongi 3K (SHO and YOH) (c) vs. The Young Bucks (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship)
* Cody (c) vs. Kota Ibushi (ROH World Championship)


Aside from the matches above, also expect a New Japan Rumble, a NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship match, and a IWGP Tag Team Championship match, plus much more. Wrestle Kingdom 12 will air live on NJPW World, which is just under $9 a month.