New Japan has announced the following participants and first round matches for the 2014 New Japan Cup in the month of March where the winner will receive an IWGP World Title match in April at the Invasion Attack iPPV in Sumo Hall. The 1st round starts on March 15 at Korauken Hall in Tokyo.
2014 New Japan Cup 1st Round Matches
* Yujiro Takahashi vs. Shelton Benjamin
* Minoru Suzuki vs. Toru Yano
* Katsuyori Shibata vs. Karl Anderson
* Hirooki Goto vs. Doc Gallows
* Lance Archer vs. Prince Devitt
* Togi Makabe vs. Bad Luck Fale
* Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii
* Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr.
Source: Puroresu Spirit