All Japan Pro Wrestling kicks off its annual Champion Carnival event in the coming months. For those unaware, the Champion Carnival is a round-robin tournament contested between two blocks. The block winners face off in the final with the winner crowned the champion, the same as the G1 or 5STAR GP. At a recent show AJPW announced the official lineup for the tournament.
- Triple Crown Champion Kento Miyahara
- Naoya Nomura, is currently injured so is a doubt for the tournament
- AJPW World Tag Team Champion Suwama
- All Asia Tag Team Champion Jake Lee
- Shigehiro Irie
- GAORA TV Champion Yoshitatsu
- Yuma Aoyagi
- AJPW World Tag Team Champion Shuji Ishikawa
- Ryoji Sai
- 2AW’s Ayato Yoshida
- BJW’s Hideyoshi Kamitani
- NOAH’s Takashi Sugiura
- Gianni Valletta
- Joel Redman
- Lucas Steel
- Davey Boy Smith Jr
The top talents from AJPW will meet top talent from other Japanese promotions like Sugiura and Yoshida as well as European talent’s like Joel Redman and former NJPW tag champion Davey Boy Smith Jr.
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