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NJPW News: Winner of New Japan Cup To Face Jay White At G1 Supercard, Kota Ibushi Staying With NJPW, Lineup For Honor Rising Shows

February 12, 2019 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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– NJPW has announced that the winner of the 2019 New Japan Cup will challenge IWGP Heavyweight champion Jay White at the G1 Supercard event in Madison Square Garden.

– Kota Ibushi announced last night that he has entered the New Japan Cup and will remain with NJPW for the foreseeable future.

– Two matches have been announced for NJPW’s Anniversary show on March 6:

* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Taiji Ishimori vs. Jushin Liger
* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions BUSHI & Shingo Takagi vs. 3.0

– Here are the lineups for the 2/22 and 2/23 Honor Rising events at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, featuring ROH stars:

Friday 2/22:

*ROH Champion Jay Lethal & Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada vs. ROH Six Man Tag Team Champions The Kingdom.

*ROH TV Champion Jeff Cobb vs. Hirooki Goto.

*NEVER Openweight Champion Will Ospreay vs. Dalton Castle

*NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Champions Togi Makabe & Toru Yano & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Colt Cabana & Cheeseburger & Delirious.

*Juice Robinson & David Finlay & Tomoaki Honma & Toa Henare vs. ROH Tag Team Champions The Brisoces & The Guerrillas of Destiny.

*Jushin Liger & Jonathan Gresham vs. Taiji Ishimori & Robbie Eagles

*Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Shota Umino

*Marty Scurll vs. Ren Narita

Saturday 2/23:

*ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes vs. Juice Robinson & David Finlay.

*IWGP Tag Team Champions EVIL & SANADA vs. Guerrillas of Destiny.

*ROH Champion Jay Lethal vs. TK O’Ryan.

*Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi vs. Matt Taven & Vinny Marseglia.

*Hirooki Goto & NEVER Openweight Champion Will Ospreay vs. ROH TV Champion Jeff Cobb & Dalton Castle

*Marty Scurll vs. Robbie Eagles

*Jonathan Gresham & Toa Henare vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & TAKA Michinoku

*Shota Umino & Ren Narita & Yota Tsuji vs. Cheeseburger & Delirious & Colt Cabana.

They will stream live on New Japan World.

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