New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) are back again and do you hear that whistle in this distance? It’s Power Struggle, the last major stop on the road to Wrestle Kingdom 13! After this, it’s just World Tag League and we’re home free, folks. Like all of New Japan’s other major events, this show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan’s streaming service, NJPW World.
We’ll have the standard match recommendation post later for those of us who can’t be up in the wee hours watching wrestling, but if you can, why not watch along with the best pro wrestling community on the internet?
Today’s action takes place in Osaka’s Edion Arena Osaka, kicking off at a ripe 4AM Eastern / 1AM Pacific, and features Chris Jericho making his first defense of the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against EVIL!
Plus Tetsuya Naito and Zack Sabre, Jr. meet in a grudge match, Tomohiro Ishii defends the RPW British Heavyweight Championship against Minoru Suzuki, and we have the three-way finals to Super Jr. Tag League!
ACH, Chris Sabin, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Toa Henare vs. Jushin Liger, Soberano, Jr., Tiger Mask IV, & Volador, Jr.
Bullet Club (Robbie Eagles, Tama Tonga, & Tanga Loa) vs. Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) & KUSHIDA
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & “Switchblade” Jay White) vs. Chaos (Beretta & Kazuchika Okada)
David Finlay & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi)
Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Shingo Takagi) vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) vs. Suzuki-gun (El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) (Super Jr. Tag League 2018 Finals)
Hirooki Goto vs. Taichi (c) (NEVER Openweight Championship)
Minoru Suzuki vs. Tomohiro Ishii (c) (RPW British Heavyweight Championship)
Tetsuya Naito vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
Chris Jericho (c) vs. EVIL (IWGP Intercontinental Championship)
Enjoy the show!