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Finals set for New Japan Cup 2021

Shingo Takagi and Will Ospreay will face off in this year's New Japan Cup finals. 

Shingo and Ospreay advanced with wins at today's semifinals show in Sendai. Shingo pinned EVIL in the main event after hitting Last of the Dragon, while Ospreay defeated David Finlay with a Stormbreaker in the semi-main. Shingo and Ospreay will now face each other in the finals tomorrow (Sunday, March 21) to decide the 2021 tournament winner. 

The winner of Shingo vs. Ospreay will challenge Kota Ibushi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship at Sakura Genesis on Sunday, April 4. 

Shingo defeated Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, KENTA and EVIL in this year's New Japan Cup, while Ospreay defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Zack Sabre Jr., SANADA and Finlay. 

Shingo vs. Ospreay is a rematch of the 2019 Best of the Super Juniors final, a match that Ospreay won. 

The New Japan Cup finals will begin at 1 a.m. Eastern time Sunday and will be aired on NJPW World.