New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that a USA version of their New Japan Cup tournament will be taking place. The inaugural New Japan Cup USA will be an eight-man, single-elimination tournament and will begin at the “NJPW Strong” event on August 7th.
The first round matches include:
* Karl Fredericks vs. KENTA
* Jeff Cobb vs. Tanga Loa
* David Finlay vs. Chase Owens
* Brody King vs. Tama Tonga