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NJPW : Five Title Matches set for Sakura Genesis PPV

The card of Sakura Genesis show, the NJPW Pay-Per-View formerly known as Invasion Attack, is now complete. Five titles will be on the line at the “Spring Showdown at Ryōgoku”.

As the winner of NJPW’s New Japan Cup tournament last week-end, Katsuyori Shibata chose to use his title shot against Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

British Heavyweight Champion and Suzuki-Gun member Zack Sabre Jr. will try to capture the NEVER Openweight Championship in his first title match in NJPW against Hirooki Goto. No member of the Bullet Club is involved in any Championship match.

Here is the complete card of the show :

* Dark Match : David Finlay, Jushin Thunder Liger and Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hirai Kawato, Katsuya Kitamura and Tomoyuki Oka

* Bullet Club (Hangman Page, Tama Tonga, Tanga Roa and Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Tiger Mask, Tiger Mask W, Togi Makabe and Yuji Nagata

* Chaos (Beretta, Rocky Romero and Yoshi-Hashi) vs. Suzuki Gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki and Taka Michinoku)

* Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale and Kenny Omega) vs. Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano

* Los Ingobernables de Japon (Bushi, Evil, Sanada and Tetsuya Naito) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, Ricochet and Ryusuke Taguchi

* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match : Taichi and Yoshinobu Kanemaru (c) vs. Jado & Gedo

* IWGP Tag Team Championship Match : Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima) (c) vs. War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe)

* NEVER Openweight Championship Match : Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

* IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Kushida

* IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match : Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata

Sakura Genesis will take place on Sunday, April 9 in Tokyo’s Sumo Dome. It will air live on NJPW World network. English commentary will be provided by Kevin Kelly and Don Callis.

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