New Japan News: September Card Updates
New Japan announced some updates for the September events today:
Jushin Liger will work all events through 9/11, including ALL TOGETHER, before leaving for his next CMLL excursion. He will miss all post-9/11 September events and it is not known when he will return to Japan.
As expected, Shinsuke Nakamura will get his IWGP Heavyweight Title shot at Hiroshi Tanahashi in the next chapter of “The Rivalry” on 9/19 at Kobe World Hall. Also confirmed for the event is IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi vs. KUSHIDA for the title. 4 singles matches are also confirmed for the event: Makabe vs. Lance Archer, Wataru Inoue vs. Minoru Suzuki, Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi and Yuji Nagata vs. Hideo Saito.
The full card for NEVER 7 on 9/21 was announced today as well, unlike past NEVER events this one will only feature New Japan talent. The full card:
Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Takaaki Watanabe
Yujiro Takahashi vs. Kyosuke Mikami
Hideo Saito vs. King Fale
Toru Yano vs. Hiromu Takahashi
Hirooki Goto vs. Tama Tonga
Tetsuya Naito vs. KUSHIDA
The event will be at Osaka World Hall.