NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING Announces The Full Match Card For Their G1 Special In San Francisco

NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING Announces The Full Match Card For Their G1 Special In San Francisco

NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING Announces The Full Match Card For Their G1 Special In San Francisco

NJPW released the official match card for their upcoming G1 Special; Four new championship bouts have been added to the card, including Jeff Cobb challenging for NJPW gold for the first time in his career.

New Japan Pro Wrestling has released the official match card for their upcoming G1 Special in San Francisco, which takes place at the Cow Palace on July 7th.

In addition to Kenny Omega defending his IWGP Heavyweight title against Cody Rhodes, four more championship bouts have been added to the show.

Jeff Cobb challenges Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight Championship, plus Evil and Sanada will get their rematch for the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships against The Young Bucks. Plus, Hiromu Takahashi defends the Jr. Heavyweight title against Dragon Lee, and Juice Robinson will challenge Jay White for the IWGP United States championship.

NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco will be broadcast live on AXS TV Saturday, July 7th starting at 8PM ET. While it hasn’t been officially confirmed, it is assumed that commentary will be provided by WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and Josh Barnett.

Here’s the final match card:

10-Man Tag Team Match

Roppongi 3K, Rocky Romero, Gedo & Yoshi-Hashi vs. Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi, Guerrillas of Destiny & King Haku

Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.

Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kushida vs. Marty Scurll & Hangman Page

NEVER Openweight Championship

Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Jeff Cobb

IWGP Tag Team Championship

The Young Bucks (c) vs. Sanada & Evil

Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito & Bushi

IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship

Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Dragon Lee

IWGP U.S. Championship

Jay White (c) vs. Juice Robinson

IWGP Heavyweight Championship

Kenny Omega (c) vs. Cody Rhodes
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