Semifinal matches set for today’s NJPW Super J Cup event in Long Beach

The semifinals of the NJPW Super J Cup, set to take place later today at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, have been set. Click for information on those matches, as well as the full lineup for today’s event.

In the semifinals, former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Dragon Lee will face Caristico. In the other semifinals match, current IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion and two-time Best of the Super Juniors tournament winner, Will Ospreay, will go up against El Phantasmo. The winner of the Dragon Lee vs. Caristico match will go on to face the winner of the Will Ospreay vs. El Phantasmo match in the finals of the 2019 Super J Cup tournament.

Dragon Lee qualified for the semifinals on Saturday night in San Francisco after defeating Ryusuke Taguchi in a second-round match. In the first round of the tournament on Thursday night in Tacoma, Washington, Dragon Lee defeated Yoh. Caristico (the original Mistico in CMLL and the original Sin Cara in WWE) also qualified for the semifinals on Saturday night when he defeated Soberano Jr. In the first round of the tournament in Tacoma, Caristico defeated Bushi.

Will Ospreay qualified for the semifinals on Saturday night in San Francisco after defeating Sho in a second-round match. On Thursday night in Tacoma, Ospreay defeated Amazing Red in a first-round match. El Phantasmo also qualified for the semifinals on Saturday night when he defeated TJ Perkins in the second round. In the first round of the tournament on Thursday, El Phantasmo defeated his former Bullet Club stablemate, Robbie Eagles.

Here is the full lineup for the event:

Super J Cup 2019 Semifinal Match
Carístico vs. Dragon Lee

Super J Cup 2019 Semifinal Match
Will Ospreay vs. El Phantasmo

Shota Umino vs. Alex Coughlin

Jonathan Gresham vs. Clark Connors

Soberano Jr. vs. Ren Narita

Juice Robinson vs. Karl Fredericks

TJP, Amazing Red, Ryusuke Taguchi, and Jushin Liger vs. Robbie Eagles, Sho, Yoh, and Rocky Romero

Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito & Bushi) vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Jay White)

Super J Cup 2019 Finals
Winner of Caristico vs. Dragon Lee vs. Winner of El Phantasmo vs. Will Ospreay

The final rounds of the NJPW Super J Cup 2019 will take place later today at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA. Doors open at 3:30 PM. Bell time is at 5:00 PM. Tickets for the NJPW Super J Cup 2019 are still available at www.longbeachstate.com.

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