New Japan will probably be bringing again the Tremendous J Cup match for the primary time since 2016, however the occasion will probably be emanating from certainly one of New Japan’s newer markets this time round.
The Tremendous J Cup is a junior heavyweight match that was first conceived by Japanese legend Jushin “Thunder” Liger again in 1994 and has come and gone a number of occasions. The historic match has taken a number of hiatuses through the years and hasn’t been energetic since 2016, however Liger has stepped as much as convey it again in 2019.
However this yr the match will probably be happening not in Japan, however in the USA.
Per an official YouTube announcement, Spherical 1 will probably be held in Tacoma, WA on the Temple Theater on August 22. Spherical 2 will probably be held in San Francisco, CA on the SFSU Pupil Life Occasions Heart on August 24.
The semi-finals and the finals will probably be held in Lengthy Seashore, CA on the Walter Pyramid on August 25.
Liger commented that New Japan has had a number of occasions in America however that this time the junior heavyweights can be within the highlight. New Japan has said that the sector of 16 rivals, to be revealed at a later date, will probably be made up of their very own expertise in addition to representatives from their companion firms CMLL and ROH.
Tickets for the seventh iteration of the junior heavyweight match will go on sale on June 24th.
These occasions look to be one other try for the Japanese firm to achieve extra traction with the American wrestling followers. Count on some huge matches from foremost occasion degree heavyweight wrestlers to be introduced for these exhibits as properly in an try to attract a bigger viewers.