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New Japan Pro Wrestling

The greatest hour of professional wrestling on television. The biggest matches between the best wrestlers from the critically acclaimed New Japan Pro Wrestling promotion. Featuring Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito, and Jay White.


 

From the New Japan Pro Wrestling blog:

Wrestling Dontaku 2019 Coverage – IWGP Heavyweight Championship

In his 5th reign as IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada defends against SANADA. Read more...

Old Stablemates Go Face-To-Face: NJPW Sneak Peek

Jay White is out of the frying pan and into the fire with a vengeful former colleague in his sights Read more...

IWGP Intercontinental Championship

Kota Ibushi puts up his Intercontinental Title against Zack Sabre Jr. Read more...

Schedule

  • Wed, May 22nd 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against A.J. Styles.
  • Thu, May 23rd 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Ricochet and Matt Sydal square off against Roppongi Vice in the 2015 Super Jr. Tag Tournament finals. Hirooki Goto faces Tetsuya Naito's new partner, EVIL.
  • Fri, May 24th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Tomoaki Honma. Karl Anderson challenges Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
  • Fri, May 24th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. XXIV
    KUSHIDA and Will Ospreay face off in Best of the Super Jr. 24 finals from Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
  • Fri, May 24th 11:30 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. XXIV
    KUSHIDA and Will Ospreay face off in Best of the Super Jr. 24 finals from Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
  • Sat, May 25th 3:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - New Japan Cup 2018 Final
    Hiroshi Tanahashi and Zack Sabre Jr. face off in the final of the 2018 New Japan Cup at Aore Nagaoka.
  • Sat, May 25th 4:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Strong Style Evolved Part 1
    Jay White makes his first defense of the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship against Hangman Page. Jr. Heavyweights Jyushin Thunder Liger and Will Ospreay face off in a special singles match.
  • Sat, May 25th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    World Tag League 2015 action from Korakuen Hall. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin take on Kazuchika Okada and YOSHI-HASHI. Los Ingobernables face off against The Bullet Club.
  • Tue, May 28th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma face Los Ingobernables for the World Tag League 2015 Championship. Plus, 8 Men Tag action featuring Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto, Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii.
  • Wed, May 29th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Mascara Dorada defends the CMLL World Welterweight Championship against BUSHI. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Katsuyori Shibata face Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii in tag team action.
  • Thu, May 30th 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, May 31st 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, May 31st 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. 25 Final
    Hiromu Takahashi and Taiji Ishimori face off in the Best of the Super Jr. 25 tournament final.
  • Fri, May 31st 11:30 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. 25 Final
    Hiromu Takahashi and Taiji Ishimori face off in the Best of the Super Jr. 25 tournament final.
  • Sat, Jun 1st 3:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Strong Style Evolved Part 2
    Newly reunited tag team The Golden Lovers, Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi, face off against The Young Bucks, Matt and Nick Jackson, in a dream tag team match.
  • Sat, Jun 1st 4:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Sakura Genesis 2018 Part 1
    Will Ospreay defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Marty Scurll. Suzuki-gun and LIJ square off in 6-Man Tag Team action.
  • Sat, Jun 1st 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, Jun 4th 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, Jun 5th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    A.J. Styles and Kenny Omega face off against CHAOS the day after Wrestle Kingdom 10. Plus, an all-star 6-man tag match marking Shinsuke Nakamura's final match in New Japan Pro Wrestling.
  • Thu, Jun 6th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Hirooki Goto. Tomohiro Ishii challenges Katsuyori Shibata for the NEVER Openweight Championship.
  • Fri, Jun 7th 5:00 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.
  • Premiere Fri, Jun 7th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. 26 Final
    The final of the Best of the Super Jr. 26 tournament. Plus, Hiroshi Tanahashi faces Jay White.
  • Sat, Jun 8th 12:30 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Best of the Super Jr. 26 Final
    The final of the Best of the Super Jr. 26 tournament. Plus, Hiroshi Tanahashi faces Jay White.
  • Sat, Jun 8th 5:00 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.
  • Tue, Jun 11th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    New Japan Cup 2016 semi-final and final matches featuring Toru Yano, Tetsuya Naito, Hirooki Goto and Michael Elgin.
  • Wed, Jun 12th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    YOSHITATSU makes his return to the ring in a NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag title match against The Elite. Honma and Makabe defend the IWGP Tag Championship against Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa.
  • Thu, Jun 13th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    YOSHITATSU makes his return to the ring in a NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag title match against The Elite. Honma and Makabe defend the IWGP Tag Championship against Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa.
  • Fri, Jun 14th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against New Japan Cup 2016 winner Tetsuya Naito.
  • Premiere Fri, Jun 14th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2019: Okada vs. Jericho
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Chris Jericho.
  • Fri, Jun 14th 10:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Kingdom 13: Jericho vs. Naito
    Chris Jericho defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito. Juice Robinson challenges Cody for the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship.
  • Fri, Jun 14th 11:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2019: Okada vs. Jericho
    Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Chris Jericho.
  • Sat, Jun 15th 1:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Sakura Genesis 2018 Part 2
    The Golden Lovers face off against Cody and Hangman Page as the battle of the Bullet Club rages on. El Desperado and Kanemaru once again defend their IWGP Jr. Tag Team titles against Roppongi 3K and LIJ.
  • Sat, Jun 15th 2:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Sakura Genesis 2018 Part 3
    New Japan Cup 2018 winner Zack Sabre Jr. challenges Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. If Okada wins, he will tie Hiroshi Tanahashi's record for most defenses within a single title reign.
  • Sat, Jun 15th 3:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Road to Wrestling Dontaku 2018
    Hirooki Goto defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Juice Robinson. David Finlay challenges Jay White for the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship.
  • Sat, Jun 15th 4:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestling Hi No Kuni 2018
    Minoru Suzuki defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito. EVIL and SANADA challenge Killer Elite Squad for the IWGP Tag Team titles.
  • Sat, Jun 15th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Michael Elgin challenges Kenny Omega for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. Hiroshi Tanahashi faces off against Bad Luck Fale.
  • Tue, Jun 18th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    KUSHIDA defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against the legenday Jyushin Thunder Liger. Plus it's CHAOS vs. The Bullet Club as Okada faces SANADA and Goto faces Evil.
  • Wed, Jun 19th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Katsuyori Shibata defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Yuji Nagata. Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks try to reclaim the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag title from Team Tanahashi.
  • Thu, Jun 20th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tomohiro Ishii in the main event of WRESTLING DONTAKU 2016.
  • Fri, Jun 21st 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    The Best of the Super Jr. XXIII finalists will be determined in matches featuring Volador Jr. vs Ospreay, KUSHIDA vs BUSHI and Taguchi vs Gedo.
  • Premiere Fri, Jun 21st 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2019: Ibushi vs. Naito
    Kota Ibushi defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito in the latest chapter of their rivalry.
  • Premiere Fri, Jun 21st 10:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 Supercard
    Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Kota Ibushi. Hiroshi Tanahashi challenges Zack Sabre Jr for the RPW British Heavyweight Championship.
  • Fri, Jun 21st 11:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2019: Ibushi vs. Naito
    Kota Ibushi defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito in the latest chapter of their rivalry.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 1:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 Supercard
    Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Kota Ibushi. Hiroshi Tanahashi challenges Zack Sabre Jr for the RPW British Heavyweight Championship.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 2:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestling Dontaku 2018 Part 1
    The Bullet Club rivalry escalates as Kenny Omega faces Hangman Page and Cody takes on Kota Ibushi.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 3:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Wrestling Dontaku 2018 Part 2
    Will Ospreay defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against KUSHIDA. LIJ and Suzuki-gun square off in 10-Man Tag Team action.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 4:00 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, Jun 22nd 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Ryusuke Taguchi and Will Ospreay face off in the Best of the Super Jr. XXIII finals. Plus tag team action from Satoshi Kojima, Michael Elgin, Kenny Omega and Bad Luck Fale.

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