The New Beginning in Sapporo (2020)

The New Beginning in Sapporo (2020) is an upcoming professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). It will take place on February 1 and 2, 2020 at the Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center in Sapporo, Japan.[1]

Production

Storylines

The New Beginning in Sapporo will feature professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portray villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that build tension and culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches.[2]

Matches

Night 1

No. Matches*[3] Stipulations
1 Tiger Mask and Yuya Uemura vs. Bullet Club (El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori) Tag team match
2 Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma), and Toa Henare vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, and Yota Tsuji Six-man tag team match
3 Ryusuke Taguchi and Chaos (Sho, Yoh, and Will Ospreay) vs. Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr., El Desperado, Taka Michinoku, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru) Eight-man tag team match
4 Robbie Eagles and Ryu Lee vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (Bushi and Hiromu Takahashi) Tag team match
5 Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito and Sanada) vs. Bullet Club (Jay White and Kenta) Tag team match
6 Jon Moxley and Kazuchika Okada vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki and Taichi) Tag team match
7 Evil vs. Tomohiro Ishii Singles match
8 Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Shingo Takagi Singles match for the NEVER Openweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • *Card subject to change

Night 2

No. Matches*[4] Stipulations
1 Toa Henare vs. Yota Tsuji Singles match
2 Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma), and Yuya Uemura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, and Tiger Mask Six-man tag team match
3 Gabriel Kidd vs. El Phantasmo Singles match
4 Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, and Robbie Eagles) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (Evil, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi) Six-man tag team match
5 Jon Moxley, Roppongi 3K (Sho and Yoh), and Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Douki, El Desperado, Taka Michinoku, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru) Eight-man tag team match
6 Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, and Hiromu Takahashi) vs. Bullet Club (Jay White, Kenta, and Taiji Ishimori) Six-man tag team match
7 Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Will Ospreay Singles match for the British Heavyweight Championship
8 Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi Singles match
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • *Card subject to change

References

  1. ^ "NJPW ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 2020, G1 CLIMAX FINALS MOVED TO OCTOBER". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. January 5, 2020. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  2. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "2020.02.01 The New Beginning in Sapporo night 1". New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  4. ^ "2020.02.02 The New Beginning in Sapporo night 2". New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Retrieved January 14, 2020.

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