In a special ceremony tonight before the War Of The Worlds pay-per-view, NJPW United States Ambassador George Carroll announced the company was introducing the IWGP United States championship and the first champion would be crowned at the 7/1 and 7/2 New Japan G-1 Special events in Long Beach, California. The championship will be determined through a round robin tournament held over the two nights. Jay Lethal was announced as the first man in the tournament.

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