Multiple matches added to NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 15 line-ups

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has updated the line-ups for Wrestle Kingdom 15, which take place over two nights on January 4 & 5 at the Tokyo Dome.

Coming out of this past Friday’s Budokan Hall show, several new matches were set including matches for the IWGP junior heavyweight title and IWGP tag titles.

Hiromu Takahashi won the Best of the Super Juniors tournament on Friday, defeating El Desperado, and proceeded to challenge the winner of Saturday night’s Super J-Cup. That has led to a match between Takahashi and El Phantasmo on the first night of Wrestle Kingdom with the winner challenging champion Taiji Ishimori on January 5.

An angle was shot at Budokan Hall that leads to Hiroshi Tanahashi facing The Great O-Khan (Tomoyuki Oka) on the first night of Wrestle Kingdom in another high profile singles match for Oka.

World Tag League winners the Guerrillas of Destiny are set to challenge IWGP tag champions Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi on the first night of Wrestle Kingdom after their tournament win.

Two additional matches have been added on night two as NEVER Openweight champion Shingo Takagi will defend against Jeff Cobb, and former LIJ stablemates EVIL and SANADA will face off in a singles match.

Wrestle Kingdom – January 4

*Double Championship: Tetsuya Naito (champion) vs. Kota Ibushi
*Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay
*IWGP Tag Team Championship: Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi (champions) vs. Guerrillas of Destiny
*Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. The Great O-Khan
*Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Phantasmo

Wrestle Kingdom – January 5
*Double Championship: TBA (champion) vs. Jay White
*IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Taiji Ishimori (champion) vs. TBA
*NEVER Openweight Championship: Shingo Takagi (champion) vs. Jeff Cobb

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