NEVER 6-Man Title match, El Desperado returning for NJPW Road to Tokyo Dome shows

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/12/11/never-6-man-title-match-el-desperado-returning-for-njpw-road-to-tokyo-dome-shows/

Lineups for the Road to Tokyo Dome shows. 

Going into NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18, the company is presenting their Road to Tokyo Dome events on December 21st and 22nd. 

The string of shows are going to feature the return of El Desperado, who stepped away from in-ring action to undergo surgery ahead of his IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title match at Wrestle Kingdom. The trio of Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Tomohiro Ishii will be putting their NEVER Openweight 6-Man Titles on the line against United Empire (Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan & HENARE). 

Here are the complete lineups for the shows: 

December 21st at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan
– Masked Horse & Masked Boltin vs. Tiger Mask & Toru Yano
– Oskar Leube & Yuto Nakashima vs. T.M.D.K. (Zack Sabre Jr. & Kosei Fujita)
– United Empire (TJP, Francesco Akira & Callum Newman) vs. BULLET CLUB War Dogs (Clark Connors, Drilla Moloney & Gedo)
– Master Wato, Shota Umino & Tomoaki Honma vs. HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL, Ren Narita & SHO)
– Satoshi Kojima & El Desperado vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Shingo Takagi
– SANADA, Yuya Uemura & DOUKI vs. Tetsuya Naito, Yota Tsuji & BUSHI
KOPW Championship: Taichi (c) vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championships: Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. United Empire (Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan & HENARE)

December 22nd at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan
– Masked Boltin & Masked Horse vs. YOH & Toru Yano
– Tomohiro Ishii vs. Callum Newman
– Bishamon (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) vs. Oskar Leube vs. Yuto Nakashima
– Master Wato & El Desperado vs. BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
– Francesco Akira vs. Drilla Moloney
– TJP vs. Clark Connors
– Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kazuchika Okada vs. T.M.D.K. (Kosei Fujita vs. Zack Sabre Jr.)
– Yuya Uemura, Taichi & SANADA vs. Yota Tsuji, Shingo Takagi & Tetsuya Naito