NJPW Unveils new NJPW Strong Openweight Championship

A new title for the US branch of NJPW!

NJPW Unveils new NJPW Strong Openweight Championship

During the opening of the 2021 New Japan Cup USA, it was announced that not only would the winner receive a title opportunity for the IWGP United States Championship, but they would also be crowned the first ever NJPW Strong Openweight Champion.

The first round matches are as follows:

  • Clark Connors vs. Lio Rush
  • Brody King vs. Chris Dickinson
  • Ren Narita vs. Tom Lawlor
  • Hikuleo vs. Fred Rosser

The New Japan Cup tournament runs from April 2 – April 23.

Who do you think will win this championship? Let us know in the comments!