Lineup and Details for Melbourne Meet and Greets Revealed!



Lineup and Details for Melbourne Meet and Greets Revealed!

Fans in Australia don’t have long to wait before New Japan Pro Wrestling heads to Melbourne and Sydney for Southern Showdown on June 29 and 30!

Fans are eager to see two nights of amazing action, but we also know that they’re excited to meet and greet their favourite wrestlers. That’s why we’re excited to reveal complete details of the meet and greets for Melbourne (Sydney meet and greets will be announced at a later date).

The meet and greets will take place before the event in Festival Hall in Melbourne. Those who already hold tickets for Southern Showdown can gain entry to the meet and greets, which include a picture with the wrestler of their choice, plus a signed 8×10 (personalised autographs are available!)

Participating wrestlers:

Hiroshi Tanahashi

Kazuchika Okada

Will Ospreay

Jay White


Taiji Ishimori

Toru Yano



45AUD per wrestler (*Please note that additional charges may apply)


Time schedule (all times AET)

Meet and greet start: 4:30PM 

Southern Showdown doors open: 6:00PM (meet and greet ticket holders will have early access to their seats and to merchandise tables)

Southern Showdown event start: 7:00PM

Tickets available from Ticketmaster at 15:00 AET on Thursday May 20! 


Eventcode: E5FE629

EDP Link:


  • Meet and greets are only available to Southern Showdown ticket holders. Proof of purchase required.
  • Tickets will only be available in advance. There will be no meet and greet tickets available on the day of the event.
  • Meet and greets include one picture and one personalisable signed 8×10. Personal items can not be signed. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.