KUSHIDA Set To Face Hiroshi Tanahashi In Final NJPW Bout


As we’ve noted, KUSHIDA will be one of a few New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) stars making their departures from the company. Now, we know who will be KUSHIDA’s final match under the NJPW banner. It has been announced that KUSHIDA will be taking on IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi.

The match will go down at “Road To New Beginning” from Korakuen Hall on January 29th. KUSHIDA has been on record of saying that he has always desired to compete against his longtime mentor and friend.

Here are some more matches NJPW made official for the “Road TO new Beginning” card:

“Road to THE NEW BEGINNING – full card released Featuring exciting matches, including a special singles match between Hiroshi Tanahashi and KUSHIDA, 2 elimination matches and a rematch for the NEVER 6-man Openweight Championship!”

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