When Will NJPW Crown A New IWGP Heavyweight Champion?


NJPW announced on Friday that Kazuchika Okada will face Shingo Takagi at their June 7th event to crown a new IWGP Heavyweight Champion. As previously reported here on eWn, the title was recently vacated by Will Opreay after he suffered a neck injury.

There will also be an IWGP June Heavyweight Championship match between El Desperado and Yoh on the same show. Kota Ibushi vs. Jeff Cobb has also been confirmed.

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