NJPW Best Of The Super Juniors 2016 Competitor’s Announced

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:

A Block


Ryusuke Taguchi

Kyle O’Reilly

Matt Sydal

Rocky Romero



Matt Jackson

B Block

Jushin “Thunder” Liger

Tiger Mask

Bobby Fish

Trent Barreta

Nick Jackson


Volador Jr.

Will Ospreay

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.