Lance Archer challenging Jeff Cobb for NJPW World TV Title at Resurgence

Originally published at Lance Archer challenging Jeff Cobb for NJPW World TV Title at Resurgence

Cobb’s first challenger. 

It was on May 3rd that Jeff Cobb bested Zack Sabre Jr. to become the new NJPW World Television Champion. In his post-match comments, Cobb opened the door for anyone to step up and challenge him. 

Answering the call is Lance Archer. NJPW released a video on their social and digital platforms that featured Archer calling out Cobb for Resurgence on May 11th. 

Resurgence will be the third one-on-one match between Cobb and Archer. They met in 2020 and during the summer of 2022 in the G1 Climax. Here’s the updated Resurgence lineup: 

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Shota Umino
  • NJPW STRONG Openweight Championship — No Rope Last Man Standing Match: Eddie Kingston (c) vs. Gabe Kidd
  • NJPW STRONG Women’s Championship: Stephanie Vaquer (c) vs. Alex Windsor
  • Tetsuya Naito & Yota Tsuji vs. David Finlay & KENTA
  • Tom Lawlor & Fred Rosser vs. West Coast Wrecking Crew (Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson)
  • NJPW World Television Championship: Jeff Cobb (c) vs. Lance Archer
  • Kickoff Show: Matt Vandagriff vs. Adrian Quest