NJPW Best of Super Juniors tournament is finally here. Here is everything you need to know:

I have literal chills as we are hours away from NJPW Best of Super Juniors tournament. This will be my first time watching this tournament and im super excited. I’m not going to hold you up so let’s get right into some of the things you need to know about the upcoming tournament.

Participants

Block A

ACH

BUSHI

Flip Gordon

Taiji Ishimori

Tiger Mask IV

Will Ospreay

YOH

Yoshinobu Kanemaru

B Block

Chris Sabin

Dragon Lee

El Desperado

Hiromu Takahashi

KUSHIDA

Marty Scurll

Ryusuke Taguchi

SHO

Rules and Regulations

  • Wins are worth 2 points
  • Draw is worth 1 point
  • Loss is worth zero

Each wrestler will wrestle everyone in their block to score points. Whomever has the most points from each block in the end of the regular tournament will move on to the finals.Winner of that match will win the BOSJ tournament and face Will Ospreay for the NJPW Jr Heavyweight championship at Dominion on June 9th. Pretty simple.

Im still fairly new to NJPW but from my time watching it, NJPW IS F*UCKING AWESOME!!!! Im super excited for this tournament.

Here are some notable match ups to look out for:

  • Will Ospreay vs. Taiji Ishimori (5/18)
  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado (5/22)
  • BUSHI vs. Tiger Mask IV (5/24)
  • ACH vs. Taiji Ishimori (5/31)
  • Marty Scurll vs. Ryusuke Taguchi (6/2)
  • Will Ospreay vs. Flip Gordon (6/3)

Schedule

Not every match will be live and some will be loaded after they occur so here is a schedule that marks them as far as how they will be presented.

MAY 18TH, 2018

LIVE ON NEW JAPAN WORLD

Will Ospreay vs. Taiji Ishimori
YOH vs. BUSHI
ACH vs. Flip Gordon
Tiger Mask IV vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru

 

MAY 19, 2018
LIVE ON NEW JAPAN WORLD

Hiromu Takahashi vs. Marty Scurll
KUSHIDA vs. Chris Sabin
Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desperado
Dragon Lee vs. SHO

 

MAY 20, 2018
VOD

Will Ospreay vs. ACH
Taiji Ishimori vs. BUSHI
Flip Gordon vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Tiger Mask IV vs. YOH

 

MAY 22, 2018
LIVE ON NEW JAPAN WORLD

Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado
KUSHIDA vs. Marty Scurll
Dragon Lee vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
Chris Sabin vs. SHO

 

MAY 24, 2018
VOD

Will Ospreay vs. YOH
Taiji Ishimori vs. Flip Gordon
ACH vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Tiger Mask IV vs. BUSHI

 

MAY 25, 2018
VOD

Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee
SHO vs. El Desperado
KUSHIDA vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
Marty Scurll vs. Chris Sabin

 

MAY 26, 2018
VOD

Will Ospreay vs. BUSHI
Taiji Ishimori vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
ACH vs. YOH
Flip Gordon vs. Tiger Mask IV

 

MAY 27, 2018
VOD

Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
KUSHIDA vs. SHO
Dragon Lee vs. Chris Sabin
Marty Scurll vs. El Desperado

 

MAY 29, 2018
VOD

Will Ospreay vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Flip Gordon vs. YOH
ACH vs. BUSHI
Taiji Ishimori vs. Tiger Mask IV

 

MAY 30, 2018
VOD

KUSHIDA vs. El Desperado
Hiromu Takahashi vs. Chris Sabin
Ryusuke Taguchi vs. SHO
Dragon Lee vs. Marty Scurll

 

MAY 31, 2018
VOD

YOH vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Will Ospreay vs. Tiger Mask IV
Taiji Ishimori vs. ACH
Flip Gordon vs. BUSHI

 

JUNE 2, 2018
VOD

KUSHIDA vs. Dragon Lee
Hiromu Takahashi vs. SHO
Marty Scurll vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
Chris Sabin vs. El Desperado

 

JUNE 3, 2018
LIVE ON NEW JAPAN WORLD

Will Ospreay vs. Flip Gordon
Taiji Ishimori vs. YOH
ACH vs. Tiger Mask IV
BUSHI vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
KUSHIDA vs. Hiromu Takahashi
Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Chris Sabin
Dragon Lee vs. El Desperado
Marty Scurll vs. SHO

 

JUNE 4, 2018
LIVE ON NEW JAPAN WORLD WITH ENGLISH COMMENTARY

Finals: A Block Winner vs. B Block Winner

 

That’s everything you need to know. BOSJ kicks off tomorrow on NJPWworld.com at 5:30 am EST. If you want to know a little about the competitors in this year’s tournament click the link here. Look out for my prediction on the tournament coming soon.

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