NJPW Reveals The 2021 NEW JAPAN CUP Tournament Line-Up

NJPW Reveals The 2021 NEW JAPAN CUP Tournament Line-Up

The 2021 New Japan Cup tournament begins shortly as the competitors for the annual event have officially been revealed. Final out which New Japan Pro-Wrestling stars will be featured in the New Japan Cup.

The New Japan Cup returns!

The annual single-elimination tournament returns starting on NJPW’s 49th Anniversary show on March 4 and concludes on March 21. This year’s competition features several former IWGP Heavyweight Champions such as Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and EVIL, with the latter two receiving a first-round bye.

Check out the full list of names and set matches below:

FIRST ROUND BYE: EVIL

March 4

Satoshi Kojima vs Jeff Cobb

Great-O-Khan vs Tetsuya Naito

March 5

Bad Luck Fale vs Toru Yano

Hirooki Goto vs Taichi

March 6

Kazuchika Okada vs Shingo Takagi

Tomoaki Honma vs Minoru Suzuki

Juice Robinson vs KENTA

March 7

Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs Will Ospreay

Gabriel Kidd vs Zack Sabre Jr.

March 9

Yota Tsuji vs Yuji Nagata

Tomohiro Ishii vs SANADA

March 10

David Finlay vs Chase Owens

YOSHI-HASHI vs Yujiro Takahashi

Toa Henare vs Jay White

FIRST ROUND BYE: Hiroshi Tanahashi (12th entry, 7th consecutive, 2005, 2008 winner, NEVER Openweight Champion)

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