Night 2 is one that people are buzzing over, as it has been announced, current IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi will defend against Billy Gunn. Tanahashi is the Ace of New Japan Pro-wrestling and looked at as possibly the best wrestler in the world. Billy Gunn hears the whispers of his age, he hears the whispers that he doesn’t deserve to be in this spot. Billy Gunn has guaranteed that he is coming to surprise not just the fans, but Tanahashi and New Japan to win his first major singles championship in nearly 17 years.
In a battle of rivals that has no end, The Young Bucks defend their IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships against former champions Roppongi Vice (Beretta & Rocky Romero). These two teams have waged battle, traded titles and want to determine a decisive winner. Will The Young Bucks conquer or can Roppongi Vice become the new champions?
You will see the semi-finals and finals of the tournament to crown the new IWGP United States Champion. Who’s your pick? Let us know on twitter @njpwglobal and facebook https://www.facebook.com/newjapaneng/.
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