Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2021/01/04/njpw-wrestle-kingdom-15-post-show-night-1/
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15 (Night 1) headlined by Tetsuya Naito vs. Kota Ibushi and Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay.
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)