Night 2 of New Japan Pro Wrestling’ Wrestle Kingdom 15 is now underway. The card for the second show of the event again has some massive Championship matches, including the now confirmed main event between Kota Ibushi and Jay White. That match will be contested for the IWGP Heavyweight & Intercontinental Championships.
Kota Ibushi earned the opportunity to face Jay White after defeating Tetsuya Naito at Night 1. With Ibushi winning the first match, he becomes the IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Double Champion for the first time in his career.
Ibushi had previously earned the right to this match by winning the 2020 G1 Climax; however he subsequently lost to Jay White at Power Struggle 2020, meaning thatÂ officiallyÂ he had lost the right to challenge for the belts at Wrestle Kingdom. Naito would however challenge Ibushi for a match on Night 1.
Result – Kota Ibushi took the win after hitting the Kamigoye. The match lasted 48 minutes.
Here’s the full card for Wrestle Kingdom 15 Night 2:
- Double IWGP Heavyweight & Intercontinental Championships ’“ Jay White vs Kota Ibushi (c)
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship ’“ Taiji Ishimori (c) vs Hiromu Takahashi
- EVIL vs SANADA
- NEVER Openweight Championship ’“ Shingo Takagi (c) vs Jeff Cobb
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championships ’“ Suzuki-Gun (El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) (c) vs One or Eight (Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato)
- KOPW 2021 ’“ Bad Luck Fale vs Chase Owens vs BUSHI vs Toru Yano
Here’s the International Start Times for Night 2:
- Jan 3 11:00 pm (PST)
- 2:00 am (EST)
- 7:00 am (GMT)
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