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New Japan News: The Junior War Continues! Title Matches Added To G1

The budding rivalry between DDT star and current IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi & Apollo 55 seems to show no signs of slowing down, and it will continue during the G1 CLIMAX in August. New Japan just added 2 title matches to the events incolving Ibushi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt-on 8/1 at Fukuoka International Center Ibushi will defend the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title against Taguchi in the only non-G1 match on the card, whie the final tournament event on 8/14 at Ryogoku will feature IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Kota Ibushi & Kenny Omega for the titles in a rematch of last year’s Tokyo Sports Grand Prix Match Of The Year. This all comes as fallout from yesterday’s DDT event in which Ibushi retained the title against Devitt, then Taguchi appeared to make a challenge for the title.

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