New Japan Showdown is a professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). The event was established in 2019 and is part of NJPW shows promoted in the United States. The event is also aired internationally in the NJPW's worldwide internet streaming site, NJPW World. In 2020, the event became part of the NJPW Strong series. The event usually is held in November between the Power Struggle and World Tag League.

Events[edit | edit source]

# Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event
1 New Japan Showdown in San Jose November 9, 2019 San Jose, California, U.S. San Jose Civic 2,450 CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada and Will Ospreay) versus Kota Ibushi and Amazing Red
2 New Japan Showdown in Los Angeles November 13, 2020 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Globe Theatre 2,027 Bullet Club (Jay White, Chase Owens and Gedo) versus Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi and BUSHI)
3 New Japan Showdown (2020) November 13, 2020 Port Huemene, California, U.S. Oceanview Pavilion 0[Note 1] PJ Black versus Tama Tonga
4 November 20, 2020 KENTA versus David Finlay for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship challenge rights certificate

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. The event was held behind closed doors without a live audience due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States.

See also[edit | edit source]

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