New Japan held its first two rounds of the 2015 New Japan Cup on March 5 and March 8, the annual tournament where this year, the winner gets to pick what title he wants to go for, between the IWGP Title, the Intercontinental Title, or the NEVER Title.
Round 1 (3/6)
* Yujiro Takahashi def. YOSHI-HASHI
* Togi Makabe def. Tomoaki Honma
* Katsuyori Shibata def. Satoshi Kojima
* Hirooki Goto def. Yuji Nagata
* Kota Ibushi def. IWGP Tag Team Champion Doc Gallows
* Toru Yano def. Hiroshi Tanahashi in a big upset.
* Tetsuya Naito def. IWGP Tag Team Champion Karl Anderson
* Bad Luck Fale def. Kazuchika Okada
Round 2 (3/8)
* Togi Makabe def. Yujiro Takahashi
* Hirooki Goto def. Katsuyori Shibata
* Kota Ibushi def. Toru Yano
* Tetsuya Naito def. Bad Luck Fale
Semi-Finals & Finals will take place on 3/15 in Hiroshima. Semi-Finals will be Makabe vs. Goto and Naito vs. Ibushi.