With IWGP US Champion Jon Moxley not making it to Japan for Wrestle Kingdom 15, the title received’t be on the road at this present.
Thus, NJPW has determined to have KENTA defend his contract that ensures him a shot on the WGP United States Championship in opposition to Juice Robinson. KENTA made it official throughout as we speak’s Street to Tokyo Dome present as he accepted Robinson’s problem for the match.
Robinson issued the problem whereas doing a promo after Monday’s Street to Tokyo Dome present.
Moxley received the strap for a second time on the primary night time of Wrestle Kingdom 14 when he beat Lance Archer, who had received the title after Moxley had been stripped for not having the ability to defend the title in 2019.
Moxley would later defend the title by beating Robinson on night time two of Wrestle Kingdom 14 after which Minoru Suzuki at The New Starting in Osaka on February ninth.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s nonetheless no phrase on when Moxley will have the ability to work NJPW reveals as he must quarantine, which might create points with him showing on AEW Dynamite because the promotion tapes the present each different week.
Wrestle Kingdom 15 will happen on January four and January 5, 2021 on the Tokyo Dome. The promotion has already confirmed some huge matches for the present.