NJPW Wrestling World 2002 was a Pay Per View event produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on January 4, 2002, at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 11° edition of the Wrestle Kingdom / January 4 Tokyo Dome Show event series, after NJPW Wrestling World 2001.

The event had an attendance of 51,500 fans. The main event of the show was Jun Akiyama vs. Yuji Nagata.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Wrestling World 2002, and more information about the event.

Event Info

  • Event Name NJPW Wrestling World 2002

NJPW Wrestling World 2002 Results

  • "Strong Style Neo Creation"
    Masayuki Naruse & Masahito Kakihara defeat Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue
  • "Destiny Target"
    El Samurai & Minoru Tanaka defeat TEAM2000 (AKIRA & Koji Kanemoto)
  • "New Year Rival's Tag Match"
    Kazunari Murakami & Yuki Ishikawa defeat King of the Hills (Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kenzo Suzuki)
  • "Breakthrough The Jr.!"
    Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask & The Great Sasuke defeat TEAM2000 (Gedo & Jado) & Dick Togo
  • "Fight in STRANGLE!!"
    Manabu Nakanishi defeats Giant Silva via Count-out
  • "Problem Institution"

    IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Kendo Kashin (c) defeats Daijiro Matsui to retain the title
  • "Translate Trading....Pure Pro-Wres Love * BATT"
    BATT (Keiji Muto & Hiroshi Hase) defeat Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura
  • "Be in the Ring!!"
    Kensuke Sasaki vs. Naoya Ogawa ends in a No Contest
    Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) defeat TEAM2000 (Masahiro Chono & Giant Singh)
  • "The Dream Has Realized"

    GHC Heavyweight Championship

    Jun Akiyama (c) defeats Yuji Nagata to retain the title
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