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NEW JAPAN ANNOUNCES FIRST 'NEW BEGINNING' EVENT LINEUPS

By Mike Johnson on 2017-01-10 08:49:00

New Japan Pro Wrestling released the official lineups for their New Beginning events, which will stream live on NJPWWorld.com.  The Bullet Club is notable by their absence on the lineups

2/5 New Beginning in Sapporo
*KUSHIDA & Hirai Kawato vs. Suzuki-gun's Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado.
*Yuji Nagata & Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yoshitatsu & David Finlay & Henare.
*Katsuyori Shibata & Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. CHAOS' Will Ospreay & Gedo & Jado.
*YOSHI-HASHI vs. Takashi Iizuka.
*Michael Elgin & Hiroshi Tanahashi & Manabu Nakanishi & Ryusuke Taguchi & Dragon Lee vs. Tetsuya Naito & SANADA & EVIL & BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi;
*IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team champions Roppongi Vice vs. Suzuki-gun's AKA Michinoku & Taichi.
*NEVER Openweight champion Hirooki Goto vs. Juice Robinson.
*IWGP Tag Team champions Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. The Killer Elite Squad.
*IWGP champion Kazuchika Okada  vs. Minoru Suzuki.

2/11 New Beginning in Osaka:
*Yoshitatsu & Hirai Kawato vs. David Finlay & Henare.
*Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima & KUSHIDA vs. Suzuki-gun's Takashi Iizuka & Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado.
*Juice Robinson & Jushin  Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo & Jado.
*CHAOS' Kazuchika Okada & Rocky Romero & Beretta) vs. Suzuki-gun's Minoru Suzuki & TAKA Michinoku & Taichi.
*NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team champions Hiroshi Tanahashi & Manabu Nakanishi & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. SANADA & EVIL & BUSHI.
*Revolution Pro champion Katsuyori Shibata vs. Will Ospreay.
*IWGP Tag Team champions Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Killer Elite Squad.
*IWGP Junior Heavyweight champion Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee.
*IWGP Intercontinental champion Tetsuya Naito vs. Michael Elgin.

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