Earlier today, former WWE star MVP defeated Karl Anderson to advance in the New Japan Cup at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. In other first round action, Togi Makabe beat Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi over Yujiro Takahashi, Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Hirooki Goto, and Togi Makabe beat Satoshi Kojima. Thus, in the second round, MVP will face Makabe.

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