New Japan Cup Winner, IWGP Heavyweight Title Match Set For G1 Supercard
Okada Wins New Japan Cup
The finals of the New Japan Cup tournament was decided Sunday in Niigata.
Kazuchika Okada defeated SANADA to win the New Japan Cup, and has now become the number one contender for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Jay White at G1 Supercard.
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This is the second time Kazuchika Okada has won the New Japan Cup. Okada defeated Hirooki Goto in 2003.
G1 Supercard Updated Match Card:
- IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Dragon Lee vs. Bandido
- Title vs. Title: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa) (IWGP) vs. Villain Enterprises (PCO and Brody King) (ROH)
- ROH World Championship: Jay Lethal (c) vs. Marty Scurll vs. Matt Taven (Ladder Match)
- Women Of Honor Championship: Mayu Iwatani (c) vs. TBA
- Title vs. Title: Will Ospreay (NEVER Openweight) vs. Jeff Cobb (ROH TV)
- New York Street Fight: Bully Ray vs. TBA
- Rush vs. Dalton Castle
- Honor Rumble