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STARDOM To Have Match At NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14

First Ever Women’s Match At Wrestle Kingdom

The talent of Stardom will be featured in a match during night one of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 14 event.

The announcement was made during Stardom’s “Year End Climax” event on 12/24 at Korakuen Hall.

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Stardom will have a match at Wrestle Kingdom 14!

According to Super J-Cast, the match will be a dark match, with the belief being due to TV Asahi’s affiliation with NJPW. STARDOM runs on TOKYO MXT/NTV, a rival network.

In October, Bushiroad, the parent company of New Japan Pro Wrestling purchased Stardom.

The promotion is managed by Kix Road Inc. a subsidiary of Bushiroad.

Stardom is a Japanese women’s promotion, founded in 2010 by Rossy Ogawa, Fuka Kakimoto, and Nanae Takahashi.

Participants in the Wrestle Kingdom 14 match have yet to be announced.


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Wrestle Kingdom 14  Match Card

January 4, 2020 

  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship – Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kota Ibushi
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship – Jay White (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship -Will Ospreay (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi
  • IWGP United States Championship – Lance Archer (c) vs. Jon Moxley (Texas Death Match Rules)
  • IWGP Tag Team Championship – Guerrillas of Destiny (c) vs. FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson)
  • Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi) vs. Bullet Club (Kenta, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Sanada, Evil, Shingo Takagi & Bushi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & El Desperado)
  • Jushin ‘Thunder’ Liger, Tatsumi Fujinami, The Great Sasuke & Tiger Mask vs. Naoki Sano, Shinjiro Otani, Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Ryusuke Taguchi
  • STARDOM Female Match (DARK)

January 5, 2020  

  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship & IWGP Intercontinental Championship – Winner of Okada/Ibushi   vs. Winner of White/Naito
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho
  • Loser of Okada-Ibushi vs. Loser of White-Naito
  • NEVER Openweight Championship – KENTA (c) vs. Hirooki Goto
  • IWGP United States Championship – Winner of Archer-Moxley (c) vs. Juice Robinson
  • British Heavyweight Championship – Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Sanada
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo (c) vs. Roppongi 3K
  • Jushin Thunder Liger & Naoki Sano vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Ryu Lee