'New Japan Pro Wrestling' Fridays at 8/7c on AXS TV

New Japan Pro Wrestling

New Japan Pro Wrestling presents the biggest stars and best matches from the premier wrestling organization in Japan and the second largest and fastest growing wrestling promotion in the world. WWE Hall of Fame commentator Jim Ross and former UFC Heavyweight champion and NJPW veteran Josh Barnett provide English language commentary for the series.


 


 

From the New Japan Pro-Wrestling blog:

Kenny Omega-thon To Take Over AXS TV | December 28th on AXS TV

Kenny Omega takes over AXS TV one week before Wrestle Kingdom 13, in an epic marathon highlighting his most notorious moments leading up to his IWGP Heavyweight Title upset last year. Read more...

Evil challenges Jericho for Championship | NJPW on AXS TV

Chris Jericho defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against EVIL. Read more...

Tetsuya Naito Eyes Redemption Against Rival Zack Sabre Jr. | NJPW on AXS TV

Naito Steps Into A Must Win Fight Against Zack Sabre Jr. Read more...

Schedule

  • Thu, Dec 20th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against KUSHIDA. A.J. Styles challenges Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
  • Fri, Dec 21st 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Anderson and Gallows defend the IWGP Tag Championship against World Tag League Champions Makabe and Honma. Plus, the first NEVER Openweight 6-Men Tag Championship with Toru Yano and Briscoe brothers against The Bullet Club.
  • Fri, Dec 21st 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 CLIMAX 28 Final
    Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kota Ibushi face off in the G1 CLIMAX 28 final at Nippon Budokan.
  • Fri, Dec 21st 11:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 CLIMAX 28 Final
    Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kota Ibushi face off in the G1 CLIMAX 28 final at Nippon Budokan.
  • Sat, Dec 22nd 2:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    KUSHIDA defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against BUSHI. Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows challenge Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma for the IWGP Tag Championship.
  • Sat, Dec 22nd 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Katsuyori Shibata. Plus, 4-way tag match action as Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish defend the IWGP Jr. Tag Championship.
  • Tue, Dec 25th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Kazuchika Okada faces Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in the main event at Wrestle Kingdom 10 at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Wed, Dec 26th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 11 Junior Championships
    KUSHIDA defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Hiromu Takahashi. The Young Bucks defend the IWGP Jr. Tag Championship against Roppongi Vice. The American Nightmare, Cody, makes his New Japan Pro Wrestling debut against Juice Robinson.
  • Thu, Dec 27th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 11 NEVER Championships
    Katsuyori Shibata defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against his former tag partner Hirooki Goto. David Finlay, Ricochet and Satoshi Kojima defend the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Championship in a gauntlet match against members of Chaos, The Bullet Club and Los Ingobernables de Japon.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 11 IWGP Intercontinental Championship
    Hiroshi Tanahashi challenges Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. The Guerrillas of Destiny, Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa, defend the IWGP Tag Championship against Chaos' Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano and G.B.H.'s Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 2:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Hirooki Goto faces Kenny Omega in the G1 CLIMAX 26 tournament final from Ryogoku Kokugikan.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 3:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 11 IWGP Heavyweight Championship
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championhsip against G1 CLIMAX 26 winner Kenny Omega in the main event at Wrestle Kingdom 11 at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 4:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2017 Part 3
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kenny Omega in a Wrestle Kingdom 11 rematch.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 5:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 Special in USA IWGP US Tournament Final
    Kenny Omega meets Tomohiro Ishii in the final of the IWGP US Heavyweight Tournament to determine the inaugural champion.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 6:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 12 Part 4
    Kenny Omega defends the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship against Chris Jericho in a no disqualification dream match.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 7:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - The New Beginning in Sapporo 2018 Part 3
    Kenny Omega defends the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship against newly minted Chaos member Jay White, who refused an invitation to join The Bullet Club this past January.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2018 Part 3 Special Edition
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kenny Omega in a special best of three falls match with no time limit.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 10:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 Special in San Francisco Part 3
    Kenny Omega makes his first defense of the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Cody in a Bullet Club showdown at the Cow Palace.
  • Fri, Dec 28th 11:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - King of Pro Wrestling 2018 Part 3
    Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kota Ibushi and Cody in a special 3-Way title match.
  • Sat, Dec 29th 12:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestling Dontaku 2018 Part 3
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi. If Okada wins, he will surpass Tanahashi's record for most title defenses in a single reign.
  • Sat, Dec 29th 1:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 CLIMAX 28 August 10, 2018
    Hiroshi Tanahashi faces Kazuchika Okada plus Jay White meets EVIL in the final round of the G1 CLIMAX 28 A Block.
  • Sat, Dec 29th 2:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Destruction in Kobe 2018
    Hiroshi Tanahashi defends his challenging rights for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom against long-time rival Kazuchika Okada.
  • Sat, Dec 29th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 11 IWGP Heavyweight Championship
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championhsip against G1 CLIMAX 26 winner Kenny Omega in the main event at Wrestle Kingdom 11 at the Tokyo Dome.

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