New Japan Pro Wrestling will tonight present night 1 of Wrestle Kingdom 16, the biggest NJPW show of the year. This year the event will be held over three nights.
The first night will take place on January 4, 2022 and will stream on NJPW World and FITE TV at 3 am ET / 12 am PT, click here to purchase.
The main event of night one will feature IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi vs. Kazuchika Okada.
Below is the full card:
- IWGP World Heavyweight Title Match: Shingo Takagi (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match: El Desperado vs.Hiromu Takahashi
- IWGP Tag Team Title Match: Dangerous Tekkers (cs) vs. CHAOS
- NEVER Openweight Title Match: Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. EVIL
- Katsuyori Shibata vs. TBA
- Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, and BUSHI vs. Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan, and Will Ospreay
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, and Rocky Romero vs. KENTA, Taiji Ishimori, and El Phantasmo
- YOH vs. SHO
- Kickoff Match: New Japan Ranbo battle royal with the top four finalists moving to a four-way the next night to determine the KOPW 2022 trophy winner.