NJPW announced that four big performers will be part of the opening day for G1 Climax 29 in Dallas, Texas on July 6 at the American Airlines Center. The confirmed names for the event are IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada, IWGP Intercontinental Champion Kota Ibushi, Jay White and Tetsuya Naito.
The company also announced that the participants of the tournament will be announced at a later time.
All the four names announced got the G1 Climax recently competed at ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden last Saturday. At the event, Okada beat White for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship and Ibushi had defeated Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
Check out NJPW’s announcement below.
🇺🇸HUGE NEWS FOR #g129 IN DALLAS!🇺🇸
Kazuchika Okada, Jay White, Tetsuya Naito and Kota Ibushi will all be in Dallas for the first day of G1 Climax 29 July 6! (tournament entrants will be announced at a later date)https://t.co/VD7bzaNWD6
Ticketmaster: https://t.co/MhwUBZjsxx pic.twitter.com/2IlzE6fXCD
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) April 15, 2019