The New Japan Cup will begin on March 8th in Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. The winner will receive an IWGP Heavyweight Title shot against Jay White at G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden on April 6th. 

Here's the full card for the first night of the cup on March 8th:

NJ Cup Opening Round:

  • Yuji Nagata vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Tomoaki Honma vs. Taichi
  • Manabu Nakanishi v. YOSHI-HASHI

Non-Tournament Matches:

  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Togi Makabe, Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi v. Rysuku Taguchi, Colt Cabana, Michael Elgin and Shota Umino
  • SHO, Hirooki Goto and Kota Ibushi v. Shingo Takagi, SANADA and Tetsuya Naito
  • BUSHI and EVIL v. TAKA Michinoku and Zack Zabre Jr.
  • Toru Yano, Toa Henare and Satoshi Kojima v. Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer and Minoru Suzuki
  • Rocky Romero, Mikey Nicholls and Will Ospreay v. Taiji Ishimori, HIKULEO and Bad Luck Fale

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