Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano have been added to the IWGP Tag Team Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom 11 as they’ll face World Tag League winners, Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma along with champions Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga/Tanga Roa).
Ishii was slated for the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship gauntlet but will be replaced by Jado alongside YOSHI-HASHI and Will Ospreay. They’ll face champions Satoshi Kojima, Ricochet and David Finlay, a Los Ingobernables de Japon team of SANADA, EVIL and BUSHI, and a Bullet Club team of Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi and Hangman Page.
The changes were first reported by F4WOnline.com.
The updated card is as follows:
0. New Japan Rumble: TBD
1. TV Anime Special Match: Tiger Mask W vs. Tiger the Dark
2. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson (c) vs. Rocky Romero & Baretta
3. NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Title, Gauntlet Match: Satoshi Kojima, Ricochet & David Finlay (c) vs. SANDA, "King of Darkness" EVIL & BUSHI vs. Jado, YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Bad Luck Fale & Hangman Page
4. Special Singles Match: Cody vs. Juice Robinson
5. ROH World Title: Kyle O`Reilly (c) vs. Adam Cole
6. IWGP Tag Team Title: Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (c) vs. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii
7. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: KUSHIDA (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi
8. NEVER Openweight Title: Katsuyori Shibata (c) vs. Hirooki Goto
9. IWGP Intercontinental Title: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
10. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kenny Omega
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