Jay White To Challenge Tetsuya Naito For IWGP Intercontinental Championship

Tetsuya Naito vs Jay White
Tetsuya Naito vs Jay White

After defeating Tetsuya Naito on the final night of the G1 round-robin, Jay White will now receive an IWGP Intercontinental championship match. NJPW officially unveiled that White will challenge Naito in Kobe on September 22nd.

NJPW also unveiled today the return fo the Young Lions League Cup which will take place throughout the early fall.

Upcoming NJPW Schedule

NJPW Royal Quest
August 31st, 2019
Copper Box Arena
London, England

  1. Ren Narita, Shota Umino, Ryusuke Taguchi vs SHO, YOH, & Rocky Romero
  2. Juice Robinson & Kota Ibushi vs Hikuleo & Yujiro Takahashi
  3. Robbie Eagles & Will Ospreay vs El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori
  4. SANADA & Tetsuya Naito vs Chase Owens & Jay White
  5. IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships
    Guerillas of Destiny (c) vs TBD
  6. NEVER Openweight Championship
    Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs KENTA
  7. British Heavyweight Championship
    Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs Hiroshi Tanahashi
  8. IWGP Heavyweight Championship
    Kazuchika Okada (c) vs Minoru Suzuki

Destruction in Beppu – September 15

  • Young Lions Cup League
    Shota Umino vs Alex Coughlin
  • Young Lions Cup League
    Yota Tsuji vs Karl Fredericks

Destruction in Kagoshima – September 16th

  • Young Lions Cup League
    Ren Narita vs Michael Richards
  • Young Lions Cup League
    Yuya Uemura vs Clark Connors

Destruction in Kobe – September 22nd

  • Young Lions Cup League:
    Shota Umino vs Karl Fredericks
  • Young Lions Cup League:
    Ren Narita vs Clark Connors
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship
    Tetsuya Naito (c) vs Jay White

IWGP Intercontinental Championship Statistics