At the post G1 Climax 29 press conference in Tokyo today, the full lineup and brackets for SUPER J-CUP 2019 were revealed!
Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles and El Phantasmo complete the 16 man field.
Will Ospreay participated in the 2016 Super J-Cup, where he made it to the second round. He won Best of the Super Junior 26 and is the current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion. He becomes the only individual to enter the New Japan Cup, Best of the Super Junior, G1 Climax and Super J-Cup in the same year.
Robbie Eagles is participating in the Super J-Cup for the first time. He wrestled Will Ospreay at Southern Showdown in a thrilling match for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, and narrowly came up short. One day later, he left BULLET CLUB and joined CHAOS; Super J-Cup 2019 will see his first matches in NJPW as a CHAOS member.
El Phantasmo is the reigning RPW British Cruiserweight Champion and one half of the current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions along with fellow Super J-Cup entrant Taiji Ishimori. At Southern Showdown in Melbourne, he defeated Rocky Romero to retain the Cruiserweight Championship.
This completes the full lineup of 16 Super J-Cup entrants. The brackets are below!
PLUS! Jyuhsin Thunder Liger will be in action on all three nights of the tournament, and we can reveal that on August 25 on the final night of the tournament at Walter Pyramid, Juice Robinson, Tetsuya Naito and Jay White will all be in action!
SUPER J-CUP 2019
August 22-25 2019
Thursday August 22 2019 7PM start
Temple Theater, Tacoma WA
Saturday August 24 2019 7PM start
San Francisco University Student Life Events Center, San Francisco CA
Sunday August 25 2019 5Pm start
Walter Pyramid, Long Beach CA
Ringside：$150.00 SOLD OUT
Floor A：$100.00 SOLD OUT
Ticket URL: http://longbeachstate.com/njpw