New Japan Pro Wrestling have confirmed that Shingo Takagi will put his NEVER Openweight Championship on the line against Tama Tonga as part of the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 event on January 4th, 2024 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
Also announced for the event is Zack Sabre Jr. defending his NJPW WORLD Television Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi.
The updated lineup for the event is below:
IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match
SANADA (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito.
Special Singles Match
Kazuchika Okada vs. Bryan Danielson.
Triple Threat Match For The IWGP United States Championship
Will Ospreay (c) vs. Jon Moxley vs. David Finlay.
NEVER Openweight Championship Match
Shingo Takagi (c) vs. Tama Tonga.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match
Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. El Desperado.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships Match
BULLET CLUB War Dogs (Clark Connors & Drilla Moloney) (c) vs. Catch 2/2 (Francesco Akira & TJP).
NJPW WORLD Television Championship Match
Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi.
IWGP World Tag Team Championships Match
Bishamon (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) vs. NJPW WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2023 WINNERS.