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 VS BUSHI
Volador Jr. “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 VS Yohei Komatsu
KUSHIDA YOSHITATSU
Hiroshi Tanahashi Billy Gunn

 

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

Tanga Roa Hanson
Tama Tonga VS 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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