[NJPW News] New Japan announced the full card for the upcoming KING OF PRO WRESTLING show on October 8 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. With the card announcement came the news that every IWGP belt will be defended on the show!
Below is the card for the upcoming show.
NJPW "40ｔｈ anniversary KING OF PRO-WRESTLING", 10/8/2012 [Mon] 17:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo...
(1) Nakanishi's Return Match: Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Strongman vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
(2) IWGP Junior Heavy Rag Championship Match: [33rd Champions] "FOREVER HOOLIGANS" Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov vs. [Challengers] "TIME SPLITTERS" KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley
~ 2nd Defense.
(3) IWGP Junior Heavy Championship Match: [64th Champion] Kota Ibushi vs. [Challenger] Low Ki
~ 3rd Defense.
(4) IWGP Tag Championship Match: [60th Champions] Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. [Challengers] Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.
~ first defense.
(5) Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi
(6) Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue vs. Kazushi Sakuraba & Katsuyori Shibata
(7) Tokyo Dome IWGP Right to Challenge Match: [Defending Right] Kazuchika Okada vs. [Challenger] "The Machine Gun" Karl Anderson
(8) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [4th Champion] Shinsuke Nakamura vs. [Challenger] Hirooki Goto
~ 2nd Defense.
(9) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [58th Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. [Challenger] Minoru Suzuki
~ 4th Defense.
~ Be sure to check out this weeks "Weekend Recap" to get a better idea on what is happening leading into this big show.