New Japan Pro Wrestling
Japanese professional wrestling promotion
New Japan Pro Wrestling (新日本プロレス, Shin Nihon Puroresu), also known as NJPW, is Japanese professional wrestling promotion.
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NJPW is the largest wrestling promoter in Japan. NJPW has working agreements with other promoters, including: World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and PRIDE Fighting Championships.
NJPW was founded in 1972 by Kanji Inoki.
Since 1999, Tatsumi Fujinami has been president.
In 2012, Inoki continued to be known for innovation in the business.
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Reign||Date won||Notes|
|IWGP Heavyweight Championship||Kazuchika Okada||3||July 5, 2015||Defeated A.J. Styles at Dominion 7.5 in Osaka-jo Hall|
|IWGP Tag Team Championship||G.B.H.
(Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma)
|1||July 5, 2015||Defeated Bullet Club|
(Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson) at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo Dome.
|IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship||KUSHIDA||2||January 4, 2016||Defeated Kenny Omega at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo Dome|
|IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship||The bullet club
(Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson) ( Camacho) ( Haku)
|4||January 4, 2016||Defeated reDRagon|
(Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Rilley), Aerial Dogfight (Matt Sydal and Ricochet) and Roppongi Vice (Baretta and Rocky Romero) in Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo Dome.
|IWGP Intercontinental Championship||Kenny omega||—||January 25, 2016||Vacated due to Nakamura leaving NJPW.|
|NEVER Openweight Championship||Katsuyori Shibata||1||Junuary 4, 2016||Defeated Tomohiro Ishii at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo Dome|
|NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship||Toru Yano, Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe||1||Junuary 4, 2016||Defeated Defeated Bullet Club|
(Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga and Yujiro Takahashi) at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo Dome to become the inaugural champions.