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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.


 


 

Schedule

  • Thu, Nov 22nd 5:00 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.
  • Fri, Nov 23rd 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 CLIMAX 28 August 11, 2018
    Golden Lovers Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi face off plus Tetsuya Naito takes on Zack Sabre Jr. in the final round of the G1 CLIMAX 28 B Block.
  • Sat, Nov 24th 5:00 AM 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.
  • Tue, Nov 27th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Destruction in Hiroshima 2018
    Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tomohiro Ishii after losing to the Stone Pitbull during G1 28.
  • Wed, Nov 28th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Destruction in Beppu 2018
    Tetsuya Naito and Minoru Suzuki in a special main event singles match. Taichi challenges Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight Championship.
  • Thu, Nov 29th 5:00 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.
  • Premiere Fri, Nov 30th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Fighting Spirit Unleashed Part 3
    The Golden Lovers face off against Chaos in a tag team main event marking Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada's first meeting in the United States.
  • Premiere Fri, Nov 30th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 1
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the RPW British Heavyweight Championship in Japan against Minoru Suzuki. Hirooki Goto tries to reclaim the NEVER Openweight Championship from Taichi.
  • Fri, Nov 30th 11:30 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 1
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the RPW British Heavyweight Championship in Japan against Minoru Suzuki. Hirooki Goto tries to reclaim the NEVER Openweight Championship from Taichi.
  • Sat, Dec 1st 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - King of Pro Wrestling 2018 Part 1
    KUSHIDA and Marty Scurll face off for the vacant IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship. Tetsuya Naito reveals the newest member of Los Ingobernables de Japon.
  • Tue, Dec 4th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - King of Pro Wrestling 2018 Part 2
    Hiroshi Tanahashi defends his Wrestle Kingdom challenging rights for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Jay White. Zack Sabre Jr. and EVIL meet to settle a personal rivalry.
  • Wed, Dec 5th 5:00 AM 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.
  • Thu, Dec 6th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 1
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the RPW British Heavyweight Championship in Japan against Minoru Suzuki. Hirooki Goto tries to reclaim the NEVER Openweight Championship from Taichi.
  • Fri, Dec 7th 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.
  • Premiere Fri, Dec 7th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 2
    Tetsuya Naito and Zack Sabre Jr. meet to settle their score in a special singles match. Three top teams square off in the Super Jr. Tag Team Tournament final.
  • Fri, Dec 7th 11:30 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 2
    Tetsuya Naito and Zack Sabre Jr. meet to settle their score in a special singles match. Three top teams square off in the Super Jr. Tag Team Tournament final.
  • Sat, Dec 8th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Wrestler of the Year Hiroshi Tanahashi defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against his rival "Rainmaker" Kazuchika Okada in front of 29,000 fans at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Tue, Dec 11th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    "Rainmaker" Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito in front of 35,000 fans at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Wed, Dec 12th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Arch-rivals Shinsuke Nakamura and Hiroshi Tanahashi meet for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in front of 35,000 fans at the Tokyo Dome.
  • Thu, Dec 13th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Ryusuke Taguchi defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight title against Kenny Omega. reDRagon defends the IWGP Jr. Tag title in a four-way match. Coverage of Wrestle Kingdom 9 from the Tokyo Dome.
  • Fri, Dec 14th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Tomohiro Ishii defends the NEVER title against Togi Makabe. MMA legends Kazushi Sakuraba and Minoru Suzuki meet in a last man standing match. Coverage of Wrestle Kingdom 9 from the Tokyo Dome.
  • Premiere Fri, Dec 14th 8:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 3
    Chris Jericho defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against EVIL. Wrestle Kingdom 13 main event competitors Kenny Omega and Hiroshi Tanahashi face off in tag team action.
  • Fri, Dec 14th 11:00 PM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Power Struggle 2018 Part 3
    Chris Jericho defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against EVIL. Wrestle Kingdom 13 main event competitors Kenny Omega and Hiroshi Tanahashi face off in tag team action.
  • Sat, Dec 15th 2:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling - Dominion 2018 Part 2
    Chris Jericho challenges Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. EVIL and SANDA defend the IWGP Tag Team titles against The Young Bucks.
  • Sat, Dec 15th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows defend the IWGP Tag title against Hirooki Goto and Katsuyori Shibata. Tetsuya Naito faces A.J. Styles and 6-man tag action featuring Jeff Jarrett and Hiroyoshi Tenzan. Coverage of Wrestle Kingdom 9 from the Tokyo Dome.
  • Tue, Dec 18th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Shinsuke Nakamura defends the IWGP Intercontinental title against Kota Ibushi in a five-star classic bout. 8-man tag action featuring Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Shelton X. Benjamin. Coverage of Wrestle Kingdom 9 from the Tokyo Dome.
  • Wed, Dec 19th 5:00 AM ET
    New Japan Pro Wrestling
    Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada renew their epic rivalry before 36,000 fans in the Tokyo Dome at Wrestle Kingdom 9 with the IWGP Heavyweight title on the line.
  • 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.

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