New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that they have added four matches to their July 1st G1 Special that will take place in Long Beach, California. These four matches will be a part of day 1 of a two-day tournament which will crown a first-ever IWGP United States Champion.
- Kenny Omega vs. Michael Elgin
- Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Juice Robinson
- Hangman Page vs. Jay Lethal
- Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii
The tournament format will have the quarterfinals during day 1 followed by the semi-finals and finals during the final day of the event. There will be more matches added to the card but nothing has been booked as of yet.