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NJPW announces lineups for Road to Sakura Genesis tour

NJPW has revealed the lineups for the Road to Sakura Genesis tour. 

The key shows on the tour take place Monday, March 29 and Tuesday, March 30, both at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Both shows will be headlined by trios matches with IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi on one side, and his next challenger Will Ospreay and The United Empire on the other. 

On March 29, Ibushi, Yuji Nagata and Tomoaki Honma will face Ospreay, The Great-O-Khan and Jeff Cobb. On March 30, Ibushi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima will face Ospreay, O-Khan and Cobb. 

Two of the four events will be shown live on NJPW World, while two will be non-televised shows. The tour kicks off Sunday, March 28 with a non-televised event. The Thursday, April 1 event in Fukushima is also not going to be broadcast. No card was announced for the April 1 show. 

Here are the full lineups:

NJPW Road to Sakura Genesis, Sunday, March 28

  • Kota Ibushi, Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs. Will Ospreay, The Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Yuji Nagata vs. Jay White, Gedo & Jado
  • Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. EVIL, KENTA, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori
  • SHO, Tiger Mask & Master Wato vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
  • Ryusuke Taguchi, Yota Tsuji, Yuya Uemura & Gabriel Kidd vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI

NJPW Road to Sakura Genesis, Monday, March 29, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World

  • Kota Ibushi, Yuji Nagata & Tomoaki Honma vs. Will Ospreay, The Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Jay White, Gedo & Jado
  • Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. EVIL, KENTA, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori
  • SHO, Tiger Mask & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
  • Master Wato, Yota Tsuji, Yuya Uemura & Gabriel Kidd vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI

NJPW Road to Sakura Genesis, Tuesday, March 30, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World

  • Kota Ibushi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Will Ospreay, The Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Yuji Nagata & Tomoaki Honma vs. Jay White, Gedo & Jado
  • Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. EVIL, KENTA, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori
  • SHO, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
  • Tiger Mask, Yota Tsuji, Yuya Uemura & Gabriel Kidd vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI

NJPW Road to Sakura Genesis, Thursday, April 1

  • No card announced