New Japan Cup 2024 Bracket Revealed

New Japan Cup 2024 Bracket Revealed

The New Japan Cup 2024 bracket has been revealed. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming NJPW tournament.

New Japan Cup 2024 Bracket Information

NJPW has revealed the New Japan Cup 2024 bracket. The matches for this tournament begin on Wednesday, March 6 at the NJPW Anniversary event.

The tournament will run over two weeks, with the final on Wednesday, March 20. The winner will then get an IWGP World Heavyweight Championship opportunity against Tetsuya Naito at Sakura Genesis, which takes place on Saturday, April 6.

There are four brackets in the tournament. Namely, they are the Ota bracket, the Korakeun bracket, the Yamanashi bracket, and the Hyogo bracket.

28 competitors will be in the tournament, including four previous winners. The prior tournament winners automatically receive byes to the second round.

The previous winners are SANADA (2023), Hirooki Goto (2009, 2010, 2012), EVIL (2020), and Zack Sabre Jr. (2018, 2022).

Jack Perry, TJP, Boltin Oleg, and Callum Newman will be making their debut tournament entries with the 2024 edition.

New Japan Cup 2024 Participants

  • Shota Umino
  • Jack Perry
  • Toru Yano
  • Yujiro Takahashi
  • TJP
  • David Finlay
  • Tanga Loa
  • Great-O-Khan
  • Tomohiro Ishii
  • Chase Owens
  • Hirooki Goto*
  • EVIL*
  • Hikuleo
  • Boltin Oleg
  • Shingo Takagi
  • Yuya Uemura
  • Callum Newman
  • Gabe Kidd
  • Yota Tsuji
  • Jeff Cobb
  • El Phantasmo
  • Mikey Nicholls
  • Taichi
  • Ren Narita
  • Zack Sabre Jr.*

New Japan Cup 2024 Bracket

Below is the full bracket reveal, including match dates and how the bracket will play out.

*Previous winners who will automatically receive byes into the next round

By Chinyere Okafor

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