New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that a Champion vs. Champion Match featuring the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion facing off against the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion will take place as part of their 52nd Anniversary Show on March 6th.

The participants in the match will be determined on February 23rd and February 24th, with El Desperado to put his IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship on the line against SHO on the February 23rd event, while Tetsuya Naito will put his IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on the line against SANADA on February 24th.