This week on Wrestling Omakase we review the third week of NJPW Strong and the King of DDT finals, plus look ahead to a big week for New Japan with the KOPW 2020 first round at Korakuen and a major show at Jingu.
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John is joined by returning guest and VOW contributor Jeff (@jeff_andrews21) as they start off with New Japan and another really fun edition of NJPW Strong. They discuss the finals of the New Japan Cup USA tournament and the start of some new feuds heading into the next Fighting Spirit Unleashed tour. Then they preview some upcoming shows back in Japan, talking all four first round matches in the KOPW 2020 tournament (and why people have kind of lost their minds on this), and then an exciting card for SUMMER STRUGGLE in JINGU. Afterward they turn their attention to DDT for a full review of the King of DDT finals from Korakuen, talking all three tournament matches as well as some surprisingly fun undercard tags. They speculate on whether or not Kenny Omega will actually be able to make it into the country for a planned showdown with Tetsuya Endo at Ultimate Party and how that might go if he does. Finally, they wrap things up with a quick look ahead to DDT’s next Korakuen on September 7th and the three confirmed matches.
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