Night One Of NJPW'S WRESTLE KINGDOM 15 Will Be Headlined By Tetsuya Naito And Kota Ibushi

Night One Of NJPW'S WRESTLE KINGDOM 15 Will Be Headlined By Tetsuya Naito And Kota Ibushi

The biggest pay-per-view of the year has finally arrived for NJPW as Wrestle Kingdom 15 is set to host their two-night event that's highlighted with a IWGP Intercontinental and Heavyweight Championship match.

Two championship matches will headline night one of Wrestle Kingdom 15

In the main event, Tetsuya Naito will defend both the IWGP Intercontinental and Heavyweight Titles against Kota Ibushi. This will be the first match since there rivalry back in 2019, which ultimately saw Naito beat Ibushi for the IWGP Intercontinental title. Will the double champion emerge victorious once again?

For the IWGP Tag Team Titles, Dangerous Tekkers (Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi) are set to defend their belts against former six-time champions, The Guerrillas of Destiny. Tama Tonga and Tonga Loa have managed to climb back into contendership status after dropping their titles early last year; Can the Bullet Club members reclaim their place at the top of the mountain?

Also, Kazuchika Okada and Will Ospreay will battle in a rematch from their 2020 G1 Climax bout. During that match-up, the former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion shocked the world by turning on his CHAOS brother and has vowed to take out the NJPW veteran for good.

Expect Hiroshi Tanahashi, KENTA, Hiromu Takahashi, and Satoshi Kojima to wrestle on the pay-per-view card as well. NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 15 takes place early Monday morning from the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan at 3 AM ET!

Below is the advertised lineup:

IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT AND INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Kota Ibushi

IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

Dangerous Tekkers (Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi) (c) vs. The Guerrillas of Destiny

RIGHTS TO IWGP US CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

KENTA (holder) vs. Satoshi Kojima

Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Great-O-Khan

Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Phantasmo

The winner gets IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match on Night 2.

DARK MATCH

22-Man New Japan Ranbo

Winner challenges for provisional KOPW 2021 Trophy on Night 2.

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