New Japan Pro Wrestling issued the following press release announcing that Dragon Lee, SHO, and former WWE cruiserweight champion TJP are the first entrants in the 2019 Super-J Cup. The three day tournament begins on August 22nd in Tacoma, and will feature the legendary Jyushin Thunder Liger as apart of his farewell tour. Details, including ticket information are below.
The first three entrants in SUPER J-CUP 2019 revealed! SHO, Dragon Lee and TJP will be in the tournament!
Truly representing the international junior heavyweight wrestling festival that is the Super J-Cup, SHO, Dragon Lee and TJP make for an eclectic first three names to announce!
TJP is an international superstar. Starting as a teenager, he has wrestled in rings all over the world for close to 20 years, including in NJPW. Training in the original LA Dojo, TJP competed in New Japan from 2002-2005. Later in 2011 he was part of Best of the Super Juniors 18 where he scored impressive wins over Davey Richards, Jado and Taichi.
13 more entrants to the Super J-Cup will be unveiled in the coming weeks; stay tuned to njpw1972.com for more updates!
Don’t forget, Jyushin Thunder Liger will also be in action at all three Super J-Cup events!
SUPER J-CUP 2019
August 22-25 2019
Thursday, August 22 2019 ・Tacoma, WA・ 7PM start
Arena A：$80.00SOLD OUT
Arena B：$60.00SOLD OUT
Arena C：$40.00SOLD OUT
Arena Standing：$20.00SOLD OUT
Balcony Reserved：$50.00SOLD OUT
Limited balcony standing tickets remain.
Ticket site: https://sjc2019-seattle.eventbrite.com
Saturday, August 24 2019・San Francisco, CA・7PM start
San Francisco University Student Life Events Center
Sunday, August 25 2019・Long Beach, CA・5PM start
Floor A：$100.00SOLD OUT
Ticket site: http://longbeachstate.com/njpw