NJPW announcer Chris Charlto announced on Twitter that the opening match for Wrestle Kingdom 13 will feature NEVER Openweight Champion Kota Ibushi going up against Will Ospreay.
The event will take place on January 4, 2019 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
#njwk13 ‘s main card starts with Kota Ibushi vs Will Ospreay. An insane match to start that event, but it’s just as much a. Statement of intent for the year as it is for WK13. It’s starting huge and only getting bigger.— chris charlton (@reasonjp) 31 December 2018