NJPW has unveiled the full card for Wrestle Kingdom 18, one of the biggest events of the year in professional wrestling and often compared to WWE’s WrestleMania.

Wrestle Kingdom 18 will mark the beginning of WWE WrestleMania season and is set to take place at the Tokyo Dome on Thursday, January 4.

Here is the complete card for Wrestle Kingdom 18:

IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match: SANADA (champion) vs. Tetsuya Naito


Singles Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Bryan Danielson

Inaugural IWGP Global Heavyweight Championship Match: Will Ospreay vs. Jon Moxley vs. David Finlay

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: Hiromu Takahashi (champion) vs. El Desperado

NJPW World Television Championship Match: Zack Sabre Jr. (champion) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

NEVER Openweight Championship Match: Shingo Takagi (champion) vs. Tama Tonga
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Clark Connors & Drilla Moloney (champion) vs. TJP & Francesco Akira

Winner Takes All Tag Team Title Match: IWGP Tag Team Champions Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI vs. NJPW Strong Openweight Tag Team Champions Hikuleo & El Phantasmo

Singles Match: Yuya Uemura vs. Yota Tsuji

Tag Team Match: Kaito Kiyomiya & Shota Umino vs. Ren Narita & EVIL
New Japan Rambo (final four advance to New Year’s Dash for KOPW 2024 belt): Competitors TBA

Wrestle Kingdom 18 will be available for streaming on NJPW World, with the event beginning at 2:30 a.m. Eastern time. The card features a mix of championship matches, high-stakes singles bouts, and exciting tag team encounters, making it a must-watch event for wrestling fans around the world.

What matches or moments are you most looking forward to at Wrestle Kingdom 18? Lave us a comment below.

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