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NJPW on LOPR: Sakura Genesis in Review

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Join LOP Columns Hall of Famer, Xanman, as the X-Patriot breaks down New Japan Pro Wrestling's Sakura Genesis event that occurred the previous Sunday.  Matches on the card include "Rainmaker" Kazuchika Okada defending the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against New Japan Cup winner "The Wrestler" Katsuyori Shibata in what has the makings of a Match of the Year contender in only the second ever singles match between the two, another MOTY possibility in KUSHIDA challenging The Ticking Timebomb, Hiromu Takahashi for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title, Hirooki Goto putting his NEVER Openweight Championship on the line against current three belt holder Zack Sabre Jr. of WWE Cruiserweight Classic fame, War Machine getting their first ever shot at the tag titles in the first defense of Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima, and the once hottest wrestler on the planet, Kenny Omega, teaming with Bullet Club stablemate Bad Luck Fale against the former tag champs, Tomohiro Ishii & the Sublime Master Thief, Toru Yano.