Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2021/01/04/njpw-wrestle-kingdom-15-post-show-night-1/
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We review the full card and discuss the atmosphere of a partial capacity Tokyo Dome as COVID-19 case numbers rise in the city, pre-show festivities featuring the New Japan Ranbo and Riki Choshu, a surprise video appearance from a US-based wrestler, a preview of Night 2, plus patrons’ feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum.
NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15 – Night 1
January 4, 2020
- Double Championship: Tetsuya Naito © vs. Kota Ibushi
- Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay
- Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Great-O-Khan
- IWGP U.S. Title Briefcase: KENTA (holder) vs. Satoshi Kojima
- IWGP Tag Titles: Dangerous Tekkers © vs. Guerillas of Destiny
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title Eliminator: Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Phantasmo
- New Japan Ranbo (Final 4 advance to KOPW Trophy Match)