A groundbreaking announcement was just made in New York prior to tonight’s Ring of Honor / New Japan Pro Wrestling ‘War of the Worlds’ PPV.
The winner of the single eliminaton tournament will be crowned the inaugural IWGP US Champion will be in Long Beach at the two-night G1 Climax special. The two shows take place on July 1st and 2nd at the Long Beach Convention Center. These will be the first two NJPW to ever take place in America; tickets sold out for both events shortly after being put on sale.
Jay Lethal was announced as the first competitor to enter the tournament.
— TheSCRamblings (@TheSCRamblings) May 13, 2017
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