On Tuesday morning, New Japan Pro Wrestling revealed their new IWGP World Heavyweight Championship earlier than the Road To Sakura Genesis present in Korakuen Hall.
The title belt represents the unified lineage of the IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Heavyweight Titles. It’s additionally the primary design change to their prime title since 2008.
Kota Ibushi is taken into account the primary IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and he’ll make his first protection of the belt on April 4th at Sakura Genesis in opposition to New Japan Cup winner Will Ospreay.
Ibushi defeated Tetsuya Naito to win each the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Titles at night time certainly one of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15.