Matches announced for NJPW’s G1 Special in the USA

New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced the lineups for their upcoming G1 Special in the USA in Long Beach, CA at the Long Beach Convention Center on July 1st & 2nd.

NJPW’s G1 Special in the USA Night 1 takes place on July 1st at 5PM PST. Night 2 takes place on July 2nd at 5PM PST. The G1 Special in the USA events will feature a tournament to crown the first ever IWGP United States Champion. The events will also feature four other IWGP Championship matches.

Matches scheduled to take place on Night 1 of the G1 Special in the USA include:

Ten Man Tag Team Match (20 Minute Time Limit)
CHAOS (Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe, Will Ospreay, Rocky Romero, & Beretta) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Marty Scurll, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match  (20 Minute Time Limit)
Jushin Thunder Liger, Volador Jr., Dragon Lee & Titan vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA, EVIL, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi)

IWGP US Championship Tournament 1st Round Match
Jay Lethal vs. Hangman page

IWGP US Championship Tournament 1st Round Match
Juice Robinson vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

IWGP US Championship Tournament 1st Round Match
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tetsuya Naito

IWGP US Championship Tournament 1st Round Match
Michael Elgin vs. Kenny Omega

Eight Man Tag Team Match (30 Minute Time Limit)
Hiroshi Tanahashi, KUSHIDA, Jay White & David Finlay vs. Billy Gunn, Yoshitatsu, Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu

IWGP Tag Team Championship Match  (60 Minute Time Limit)
Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa) (c) vs. War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe)

IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match  (60 Minute Time Limit)
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Cody

Matches scheduled to take place on Night 2 of the G1 Special in the USA include:

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match (60 Minute Time Limit)
The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (c) vs. Roppongi Vice (Beretta & Rocky Romero)

IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match  (60 Minute Time Limit)
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Billy Gunn

IWGP United States Championship Tournament Semifinals & Final
T.B.A.

New Japan Pro Wrestling’s  G1 Special in the USA takes place on July 1st & 2nd, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA. Night 1 will be airing live on AXS TV, and Night 2 will be streamed live on NJPWWorld.com. Tickets for both events are currently sold out.

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