NJPW & STARDOM have recently taken to social media to announce the full line-up for the upcoming Historic X-Over event.
Back in late July, New Japan Pro-Wrestling and World Wonder Ring Stardom made a historic announcement. During that day’s press conference, both companies announced the creation of the IWGP Women’s Title and the hosting of their first ever joint event, named NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over.
Now -almost four months after the announcement- and with the finals of the IWGP Women’s Championship Tournament finally set, we finally know the complete matchcard for the upcoming Historic X-Over event.
Through their official social media accounts, both NJPW & STARDOM have revealed the following matches will take place during the event:
- IWGP Women’s Championship Tournament Finals – Singles Match: Mayu Iwatani vs KAIRI.
- IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship – Singles Match: Will Ospreay (c) vs Shota Umino.
- The Great Muta’s Final NJPW Match – Trios Match: Great Muta, Toru Yano & Kazuchika Okada vs United Empire (Aaron Henare, Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb).
- 10-Man Tag Team Match: Los Ingobernables De Japon (Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, SANADA & BUSHI) vs United Empire (Mark Davis, Kyle Fletcher, TJP, Francesco Akira & Gideon Grey)
- Mixed Tag Team Match: Utami Hayashishita & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Maika & Hirooki Goto.
- 8-Person Mixed Tag Team Match: meltear (Tam Nakano & Natsupoi) & Suzuki Gun (Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) vs Black Desire (Starlight Kid & Momo Watanabe) & Suzuki-Gun (El Desperado & DOUKI).
- Mixed Tag Team Match: Syuri & Tom Lawlor vs Giulia & Zack Sabre Jr.
- Trios Match: Queens’ Quest (Lady C, AZM & Saya Kamitani) vs Donna Del Mondo (Mai Sakurai, Himeka & Thekla)
- 8-Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI, YOH & Lio Rush) vs HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, SHO & Dick Togo)
When & Where Will NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over Take Place?
NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over will take place from the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan on November 20th, 2022. Fans will be able to watch the event live on NJPW’s official streaming platform, NJPW World.
You will also be able to watch the replay on Stardom World a few days later. Additionally, stay tuned to Wrestling Republic as we’ll be covering the complete results of this and every other Japanese wrestling show.
Photo Credit – New Japan Pro-Wrestling/STARDOM