During the second night of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Super-J Cup tour, the promotion announced the date and venue of their next show in the United States:
NJPW debuts in San Jose on November 9!
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) August 25, 2019
New Japan also issues the following press release on their English website:
Fans in attendance at the SUPER J-CUP 2019 quarter-final event on August 24 were treated to a special announcement, as it was revealed that New Japan Showdown in San Jose will hit the San Jose Civic on November 9.
NJPW continues its strong connection to the Bay Area with Showdown, following last year’s G1 Special in San Francisco’s Cow Palace and the Super J-Cup with our first San Jose event.
Tickets go on sale Friday, September 13! Stay tuned to NJPW1972.com for more information on participating wrestlers and ticket prices.
NEW JAPAN SHOWDOWN in SAN JOSE
Saturday, November 9
San Jose Civic, San Jose CA
135 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113
Sir Mitch Says: Despite the poor turnout at the G1 Dallas event (possibly due to losing so many big stars to AEW), it looks like NJPW is trying to be smarter with their international expansion by booking smaller venues and changing the way they market shows.