Major Matches Added To NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 Card

Major Matches Added To NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 Card

The Wrestle Kingdom 18 saw more match additions at the Power Struggle 2023 event. This is the updated card.

NJPW Power Struggle 2023 Sets Up Major Matches

NJPW Power Struggle 2023 has officially come and gone. The event featured three title matches, as well as the Super Junior Tag League finals.

TJP and Francesco Akira won the tournament finals, thus booking a shot to challenge for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 18. All three championship matches on the Power Struggle card saw the titleholders retain gold.

The build to Wrestle Kingdom 18 continues and, at Power Struggle, two major matches were added to the January 4 card. Bryan Danielson challenged Kazuchika Okada to a match and the two are set to meet in singles action, whilst Will Ospreay is set to be in triple threat action against Jon Moxley and David Finlay for a prospective new championship.

With the addition of those match-ups, this brings the total of matches for the Wrestle Kingdom 18 to five.

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 Card

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match: SANADA (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • TBC Championship Three-Way Match: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Jon Moxley vs. David Finlay
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: Hiromu Takashi (c) vs. El Desperado
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Bullet Club War Dogs (Clark Connors & Drilla Moloney) (c) vs. Catch 2/2 (TJP & Francesco Akira)
  • Singles Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Bryan Danielson

By Chinyere Okafor

READ: NJPW Power Struggle 2023 Full Results