New Japan Pro Wrestling is Coming to the USA | July 1st and 7th on AXS TV

Get Ready For TWO Epic Nights of Television as NJPW Makes History in the USA!

New Japan Pro Wrestling is making their LIVE TV debut in the United States, July 1st on AXS TV. The G1 Special will be going LIVE at 8/7c from the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Following the live event on the 1st, see who will go home with the IWGP United States Belt with another special broadcast on July 7th. Join us to watch every action packed minute of this groundbreaking NJPW event!

July 1st Fight Card:

Match 1: Special Tag Team Match (20 Minute Time Limit)

Beretta                                                           Nick Jackson

Rocky Romero                                               Matt Jackson

Will Ospreay                          VS                    Marty Scurll

Mark Briscoe                                                  Yujiro Takahashi

Jay Briscoe                                                     Bad Luck Fale

Match 2: Special Tag Team Match (20 Minute Time Limit)

Titan                                                                Hiromu Takahashi

Dragon Lee                                                     BUSHI

Volador Jr.                              VS                    “King of Darkness” EVIL

Jyushin Thunder Liger                                    SANADA

Match 3: IWGP US Heavyweight Title Match Tournament Quarter Final (No Limit)

Jay Lethal                               VS                   Hangman Page

Match 4: IWGP US Heavyweight Title Match Tournament Quarter Final (No Limit)

Juice Robinson                       VS                   Zack Sabre Jr.

Match 5: Special Tag Team Match (30 Minute Time Limit)

David Finlay                                                    Sho Tanaka

Jay White                                                        Yohei Komatsu

KUSHIDA                                VS                   YOSHITATSU

Hiroshi Tanahashi                                           Billy Gunn

Match 6: IWGP Tag Team Title Match (60 Minute Time Limit)

Tanga Roa                              VS                   Hanson

Tama Tonga                                                    Raymond Rowe

Match 7: IWGP US Heavyweight Title Match Tournament Quarter Final (No Limit)

Tomohiro Ishii                       VS                     Tetsuya Naito

Match 8: IWGP US Heavyweight Title Match Tournament Quarter Final (No Limit)

Michael Elgin                         VS                     Kenny Omega

Match 9: IWGP Heavyweight Title Match (60 Minute Time Limit)

Kazuchika Okada                  VS                     Cody

 

Leading up to the event, AXS TV is airing brand new episodes of New Japan Pro Wrestling every Friday night! Check out the Summer of Strong Style schedule:

  • May 26 | 7/6c – “Wrestle Kingdom 11” 4-Part Marathon
  • June 2 | 7/6c & 8/7c – “New Beginning in Sapporo”
  • June 9 | 7/6c & 8/7c – “New Beginning in Osaka”
  • June 16 | 7/6c, 8/7c & 9/8c – “New Japan Cup” & “Sakura Genesis”
  • June 23 | 7/6c & 8/7c – “Wrestling Toyo” & “Wrestling Dontaku”
  • June 30 | 2 Hour Special 7/6c – “Dominion 2017 Special Edition”
  • LIVE July 1 | 8/7c – “G1 Special in the USA Night 1”
  • July 7 | 8/7c – “G1 Special in the USA Night 2”

Join Wrestling Hall of Famer Jim Ross and Former UFC Heavyweight Champion & NJPW veteran Josh Barnett, | July 1st at 8/7c on AXS TV!

 

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