New Japan made the news official on their website that Shinsuke Nakamura will be leaving the company at the end of the month. The company also announced that the IWGP Intercontinental Title will be vacated.

A new Intercontinental champion will be crowned February 14 at the New Japan New Beginning Nigata as a yet unnamed fighter will face The Cleaner Kenny Omega to crown the new champion.

Nakamura’s final match as a part of his run will be an six man tag teaming with Tomohiro Ishii and Kazuchika Okada versus Katsuyori Shibata, Hirooki Goto
and Hiroshi Tanahashi at Road To The New Beginning on January 30.

It is believed that Nakamura will soon be signing with WWE But nothing has been made official as of yet.

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