• NJPW Debuts New IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Belt (Photo)
New Japan Pro Wrestling has unified the IWGP Heavyweight Championship and the IWGP Intercontinental Championship into one belt – the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship.
The new belt, held by Kota Ibushi, was revealed at today’s Road to Sakura Genesis event.
You can check it out below:
This Title will be defended for the first time this Sunday at NJPW Sakura Genesis.
Below is the match-card for this show:
– IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match: Kota Ibushi (c) vs. Will Ospreay
– IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (c) vs. SHO & YOH
– DOUKI, Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi vs. Jado, Tango Loa and Tama Tonga
– Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto and Toru Yano vs. KENTA, Dick Togo, Taiji Ishimori, Yurijo Takahashi and EVIL
– Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi and SANADA vs. Jeff Cobb, Great-O-Khan, and a mystery partner
– Hiroshi Tanahashi & Satoshi Kojima vs. Jay White & Bad Luck Fale
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 30, 1991) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1991, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, Florida and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1991’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. The Bushwhackers vs. Bob Holly & Mike Samples
2. The Mountie vs. Major Yates
3. The British Bulldog vs. Doug Vines
4. Power & Glory vs. Dale Wolfe & John Allen
5. Ricky Steamboat vs. Brooklyn Brawler
6. Col. Mustafa vs. Buddy Blake