At the recently concluded finals of The NJPW New Japan Cup Tournament, “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada defeated “Cold Skull” SANADA to win this year’s New Japan Cup Tournament. Because of Okada’s win, he now gets an opportunity at The IWGP Heavyweight Title against “Switchblade” Jay White at ROH / NJPW G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden on April 6th.
White & Okada have already had two previous singles bouts: White defeated Okada in last year’s G1 Climax Tournament as well as at this year’s Wrestle Kingdom 13.
Below is the updated card for the event:
– Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada (IWGP Heavyweight Title Match)
– Jay Lethal (c) vs. “The Villain” Marty Scurll vs. Matt Taven (Ladder Match For The ROH World Title)
– Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Bandido vs. Dragon Lee (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title Match)
– ROH World Tag Team Champions Villain Enterprises (PCO & Brody King) vs. IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions The Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (Titles vs. Titles Match)
– Rush vs. Dalton Castle
– Bully Ray’s New York Street Fight Open Challenge
– Honor Rumble (Pre-Show)
— Switchblade (@JayWhiteNZ) March 24, 2019
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