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RAW Star’s Opponent For NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 Revealed

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• RAW Star’s Opponent For NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 Revealed

WWE RAW Superstar Karl Anderson is currently in Japan due to his commitment with New Japan Pro Wrestling, as he’s the current Never Openweight Champion.

At NJPW’s World Tag/Super Junior Tag League, Anderson defeated Hikuleo to retain the Never Openweight Title.

After the match, Anderson cut a promo and talked about being the greatest Openweight Champion and how he will never lose the Title.

This led to Tama Tonga confronting him and challenging him to a Title match. A brawl broke out and Anderson laid out Tonga.

Anderson then confirmed that he will defend his Title against Tonga at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4th 2023.

Below is the updated match-card for this upcoming event (where Sasha Banks is rumored to show up as well):

IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Jay White (c) vs. Kazuchika Okada

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Kenny Omega

IWGP Tag Team Championship: FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (c) vs. Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi)

NEVER Openweight Championship: Karl Anderson (c) vs. Tama Tonga

IWGP Women’s Championship: Kairi Sane (c) vs. Tam Nakano

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. El Desperado vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. Master Wato

Tournament Final to crown the inaugural NJPW World Television Champion: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Ren Narita

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Catch 2/2 (TJP & Francesco Akira) (c) vs. Chaos (Lio Rush & Yoh)

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (December 15, 2006) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!

On this day in 2006, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Armageddon 2006’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

Paul London, Brian Kendrick & Jimmy Wang Yang vs. William Regal, David Taylor & Gregory Helms

Matt Hardy vs. Joey Mercury

The Undertaker & Kane vs. Ken Kennedy & MVP

Chavo Guerrero vs. Funaki

Big Vito vs. Sylvan Grenier

John Cena vs. Fit Finlay

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