New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom is an annual tradition, taking place every January 4th from one of wrestling’s most famous arenas, the Tokyo Dome. Wrestle Kingdom typically produces some of the best wrestling you’ll see all year, and this year’s edition has some additional intrigue as the event will host AEW talent in Kenny Omega, and even a WWE Superstar in Karl Anderson – and that’s not even to mention some potentially boss surprises. The show features a monster double main event as Kenny Omega goes up against Will Ospreay for the United States Championship, and Jay White defends in World Heavyweight Championship against Kazuchika Okada.
Let’s take a look at all the details for tomorrow’s show:
NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 date, start time
NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 is on January 4th, 2023, starting at 5pm JST in Japan, or 3am ET here in the United States. The dark matches will begin at 3:20pm JST/1:20am ET.
How to watch NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17
Wrestle Kingdom 17 is available to stream on NJPWWorld in the United States, Japan, United Kingdom, and Australia. it will cost ¥999, or about $7.65 at the time of this writing.
NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 full card
- Ryohei Oiwa vs. Boltin Oleg (Pre-Show)
- Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, and Togi Makabe vs. Tiger Mask, Minoru Suzuki, and Tatsumi Fujinami (Antonio Inoki Memorial Six-Man Tag Match) (Pre-Show)
- Francesco Akira and TJP (c) vs. Lio Rush and YOH for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
- KAIRI (c) vs. Tam Nakano for the IWGP Women’s Championship
- FTR (c) vs. YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto for the IWGP Tag Team Championship
- Ren Narita vs. Zack Sabre Jr. (NJPW World TV Championship Tournament Final)
- “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson (c) vs. Tama Tonga for the NEVER Openweight Championship
- Shota Umino, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Keiji Muto vs. BUSHI, SANADA, and Tetsuya Naito (Keiji Muto’s last match in New Japan)
- El Desperado (c) vs. Master Wato vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. Taiji Ishimori for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship
- Will Ospreay (c) vs. Kenny Omega for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship
- Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
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