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Leland Race and Brian Breaker Represents WLW at the World Tag League 2016 in Japan

Posted by flairwhoooooo on November 13, 2016

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[NJPW News] The teams and matches were announced for the upcoming “World Tag League 2016”. 16 teams will compete, in split blocks, in this years league which will take place from November 18 until December 10.

Announced Teams

A BLOCK
・ Hiroshi Tanahashi & Juice Robinson
・ Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
・ Manabu Nakanishi & Henare
・ Raymond Rowe & Hanson (ROH)
・ BRIAN BREAKER & LELAND RACE (WLW)
・ Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (BC – Reigning IWGP Tag Champs)
・ Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page (BC)
・ Tetsuya Naito & X (L.I.J.)

Two teams were announced previously announced with ROH’s Raymond Rowe and Hanson, War Machine, and WLW’s Brian Breaker and Leland Race. They have both found themselves placed in the A BLOCK. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Juice Robinson will be a team due to Michael Elgin being out with an injury. Which this gives Robinson a strong chance to show himself. Tenzan and Kojima will be overlooking to once more get into the IWGP Tag title picture. Then the young lion Henare will be teaming with the veteran Nakanishi. The reigning IWGP Tag Champions Tonga and Loa will be in the A BLOCK as they look to continue showcasing themselves as one of the strongest teams right now. Yujiro and Page will continue on as a team. Which then this leads us to Naito and a new member of L.I.J. will be debuting on the 11/18 show at Korakuen. Naito has not released any details on who it may be, just all will be revealed on the opening day.

NJPW Event Cards for November & December 2016

New Japan Pro Wrestling “WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2016”, 11/18/2016 [Fri] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(1) Teruaki Kanemitsu vs. Hirai Kawato
(2) Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Jushin Thunder Liger & David Finlay vs. Yoshitatsu, Billy Gunn, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi
(3) Katsuyori Shibata, Yuji Nagata & Tiger Mask IV vs. SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI
(4) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & BONE SOLDIER

(5) WTL – A BLOCK Match: Manabu Nakanishi & Henare vs. Raymond Rowe & Hanson
(6) WTL – A BLOCK Match: Brian Breaker & Leland Race vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page
(7) WTL – A BLOCK Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
(8) WTL – A BLOCK Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Juice Robinson vs. Tetsuya Naito & X

New Japan Pro Wrestling “WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2016”, 11/19/2016 [Sat] 18:30 @ Fujisawa Oji Chichibu Memorial Gymnasium in Kanagawa

(1) Teruaki Kanemitsu vs. Hirai Kawato
(2) Raymond Rowe, Hanson, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Brian Breaker, Leland Race, Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Henare vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page
(4) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson & KUSHIDA vs. Tetsuya Naito, X & BUSHI

 

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