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The International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP) United States Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship promoted by the Japanese professional wrestling promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW).

History

On May 12, 2017, in the Ring of Honor event ROH-NJPW War of the Worlds 2017, it was announced by Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling officials that in the G1 Climax 27 "Special" event nights in the United States there would be a tournament to determine the first ever IWGP United States Champion.

Participants
  First round Semifinals Final
                           
   Michael Elgin Pin  
 Kenny Omega 22:31  
   Kenny Omega Pin  
   Jay Lethal 12:56  
 Jay Lethal Pin
   Adam Page 8:30  
     Kenny Omega Pin
   Tomohiro Ishii 31:20
   Juice Robinson Submission  
 Zack Sabre Jr. 10:04  
   Zack Sabre Jr. Pin
   Tomohiro Ishii 11:42  
 Tomohiro Ishii Pin
   Tetsuya Naitō 15:51  


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