Singapore wrestling fans, this is the moment you’ve all been waiting for! New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced earlier this week that the prestigious title of NJPW, the NEVER Openweight Championship will be defended on November 15th at WRESTLE WORLD 2016 in Singapore. The current 13th Champion, EVIL from Los Ingobernables de Japon will defend his championship title against “The Wrestler” – Katsuyori Shibata in a championship rematch.
EVIL won his first title in his NJPW career against the 2-time champion Shibata at POWER STRUGGLE in Osaka earlier this week, ending the 135-day streak of Shibata. This match will be a rematch of the POWER STRUGGLE in Osaka, and many fans will be looking forward to a great main event. This is the chance for Shibata to gain back the NEVER Openweight Championship title.
In addition, 6 other matches will be taking place including the Singapore debut for BULLET CLUB’s Yujiro Takahashi and their leader, Kenny Omega who will take on CHAOS’ Yoshi-hashi and the current IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada. Kenny Omega had an outstanding match earlier this year, competing in a ladder match against Michael Elgin that caused him to lose the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. He bounced back hard by becoming the first ever foreign wrestler to win the G1 Climax on August 14th, earning him a shot at the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom against Okada.
In addition to the event, they are also having a welcome party at MILLIAN Singapore the day before. Fans can get a chance to interact with the superstars and participate in games with their favourite superstars. In addition, there will be light refreshments and FREE FLOW of drinks! The Welcome Party is priced at $88.
Here are the full list of the matches that will be scheduled for WRESTLING WORLD 2016 in Singapore:
WRESTLING WORLD 2016 in SINGAPORE will take place at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre on 15 November 2016.
Tickets are priced at $228, $128, $88 and $48, and are available at all SISTIC outlets or you can book your tickets here: http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/wrest1116
Source: NJPW Official Website, Wrestling World 2016 Facebook Page