NJPW to host 'Resurgence' with live fans in L.A. this August

Originally published at NJPW to host 'Resurgence' with live fans in L.A. this August

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced a major card for the U.S. market this summer with a card scheduled in Los Angeles.

On Saturday night, New Japan announced a live event called ‘Resurgence’ with fans at The Torch at The L.A. Memorial Coliseum scheduled for Saturday, August 14th.

The Torch is a 5,000 seat venue at the front of the L.A. Memorial Coliseum and has adjustable seating that can accommodate as many as 10,000, per its website.

In its video announcement they promoted the following names for the event:
*Jon Moxley
*Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows
*Jay White
*Juice Robinson
*Tom Lawlor
*Lio Rush
*David Finlay
*Ren Narita
*Shota Umino
*Alex Coughlin
*Karl Fredericks
*Clark Connors
*Fred Rosser
*Chris Dickinson
*Hikuleo
*TJP
*Brody King
*JR Kratos

They stated that tickets for the event will go on sale Wednesday, June 30th.

This event will be New Japan’s first event with fans in the United States since 2019.

The time has come for a Resurgence!

NJPW welcomes US fans to The Torch at L.A. Coliseum August 14!https://t.co/sZ2HnSgdo9#njpw #njresurgence pic.twitter.com/8zeIMqnqJC

— NJPW of America (@NJPWofAmerica) June 20, 2021

Good for them. Surely rewarding for both the New Japan Strong roster and the fans. Great that Jon Moxley is a part of it, and that Lio Rush seems to be honoring his commitments before retiring (unless his next few matches convince him to stick around).