NEVER Openweight Champion Jay White will take on Fred Yehi at NJPW Showdown, one of four new matches added to the two nights of Strong tapings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 16th and 17th.
White and Yehi will do battle in a non-title match on night one.
The other night one match will see Juice Robinson take on El Phantasmo. Robinson has been feuding with the Bullet Club as of late, both in NJPW and Impact Wrestling.
Night two will feature former ROH Pure Champion Jonathan Gresham vs. Alex Coughlin as part of Coughlin’s recent open challenge series. The match will mark Gresham’s return to an NJPW ring for the first time since 2019’s Super J Cup.
A ten-man tag team match has also been added to night two as NJPW Strong Champion Tom Lawlor will team with JR Kratos, Royce Isaacs, Jorel Nelson and Danny Limelight against Fred Rosser, Karl Fredericks, Rocky Romero, Ren Narita and The DKC.
NJPW Showdown night one | Saturday, October 16
Minoru Suzuki vs. Chris Dickinson
Jay White vs. Fred Yehi
Juice Robinson vs. El Phantasmo
NJPW Showdown night two | Sunday, October 17
Will Ospreay vs. Alex Zayne
Alex Coughlin vs. Jonathan Gresham
Tom Lawlor, JR Kratos, Royce Isaacs, Jorel Nelson and Danny Limelight vs. Fred Rosser, Karl Fredericks, Rocky Romero, Ren Narita and The DKC