A NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team title match is set for NJPW’s Road to Wrestling Dontaku 2021 tour.
In the main event of NJPW’s Road to Wrestling Dontaku event at Korakuen Hall on Tuesday, April 20, CHAOS’ Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI will put their NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team titles on the line against Bullet Club’s KENTA, Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori. The show will air live on NJPW World starting at 5:30 a.m. Eastern time.
Goto, Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI have been NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champions since winning the titles in a tournament last August. Goto, Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI defeated their CHAOS stablemates Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano & SHO in the tournament finals. The titles had been declared vacant after EVIL left Los Ingobernables de Japon and joined Bullet Club.
Leading into the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team title match, YOSHI-HASHI vs. KENTA, Goto vs. Ishimori, and Ishii vs. Takahashi will take place at NJPW’s Road to Wrestling Dontaku event at Korakuen Hall on Monday, April 19.
The Road to Wrestling Dontaku tour will begin on Saturday, April 10 and will end on Saturday, May 1. The Monday, April 26 show that’s taking place at Hiroshima Sun Plaza Hall will feature Tetsuya Naito vs. The Great-O-Khan and SANADA vs. Aaron Henare. Henare is the newest member of the United Empire with Will Ospreay, Great-O-Khan, and Jeff Cobb.
Wrestling Dontaku 2021 is a two-night event that’s being held at the Fukuoka Convention Center on Monday, May 3 and Tuesday, May 4. NJPW also has Wrestling Satsuma no Kuni taking place at the Kagoshima Arena over two nights on Wednesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 29.