NJPW announced the competitors for this year’s Best Of The Super Juniors 2016 this morning during Wrestling Dontaku. BOSJ features some of the top junior heavyweights in the world, competing for a chance to wrestle for the coveted IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. The twenty-third Best of the Super Juniors tournament is scheduled to take place between May 21 and June 7, 2016, and most of the shows will air live on NJPW World.
The competitors announced for this years tournament are as follows:
Jushin “Thunder” Liger
The tournament is a round-robin style tournament where a wrestler scores points. The winner, assuming they are not already the champion, receives an opportunity to wrestle for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, normally at Dominion. This year’s tournament is already shaping up to be great.