Kevin Knight & KUSHIDA capture IWGP Junior Tag Titles at NJPW Road to Wrestling Dontaku

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New IWGP Junior Tag Champions. 

Hiroshima, Japan played host to the 4/27 NJPW Road to Wrestling Dontaku show. The second-to-last match on the card featured TJP and Francesco Akira defending the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships against KUSHIDA and Kevin Knight. 

In the end, it was Knight and KUSHIDA coming out with the win.

Kevin Knight & KUSHIDA are the new Jr Tag Champs!!!

I'm so happy for Knight. He busted his ass off and deserves this!

— P*eps #MaikaStyle🍧 (@P__Wrestling) April 27, 2023

This is KUSHIDA’s third time winning the Junior Tag Titles and it is Knight’s first title win in New Japan.

Akira and TJP had been champions since June 2022.

Massive win for Kevin Knight. First of the recent LA Dojo grads to win a title if I recall correct.