NJPW Cup Preview & Predictions

Added by Lloyd Barrett

The start of the New Japan Cup 2019 is just a few short days away, with the competitions biggest field to date and arguably one of the most unpredictable line-up’s in recent memory this year’s competition is sure to throw up 2 and a half weeks of fantastic action. The first round is made up of 16 matches and 32 of NJPW’s finest battling for a championship opportunity against regning IWGP Heavyweight Champion “Switchblade” Jay White at Madison Square Garden on April 6th at the G1 Super Card event. In this preview I’ll break down all 16 opening round matches and how I think the 32 combatants will fair past the first stage.
The Tournament Bracket can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Japan_Cup#2019