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6 Championship matches confirmed for Wrestle Kingdom 12



Six championship matches were confirmed overnight for New Japan’s annual Tokyo Dome show on January 4th via a press conference that you can view in full above. Also on the press conference portion of the video, we get to hear Roppongi 3K and The Young Bucks, all four competitors from the Junior Heavyweight title match, Hiroshi Tanahasi and Kenny Omega. Here’s a full list of the six title matches that have been announced so far that will appear on the show. 

IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs Tetsuya Naito

IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs Jay White

IWGP US Heavyweight Championship
Kenny Omega (c) vs Chris Jericho

ROH World Championship
Cody (c) vs Kota Ibushi

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Marty Scurll (c) vs Kushida vs Hiromu Takahashi vs Will Ospreay

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
Roppongi 3K (c) vs The Young Bucks

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