Main event set for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10 on 1/4/2016

As announced at the end of today’s New Japan King of Pro Wrestling iPPV at Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Kazuchika Okada will defend the IWGP Championship against G-1 Climax 2015 winner Hiroshi Tanahashi in the main event of the Wrestl Kingdom 10 iPPV on January 4, 2016 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

This is a rematch of the Wrestle Kingdom 9 main event that saw Tanahashi, champion at the time, retain over the Okada, the G-1 Climax 2014 winner. This will be Okada and Tanahashi’s eighth meeting against one another and third Tokyo Dome main event since Okada returned to New Japan as the Rainmaker from his US excursion in 2012.