AXS TV Announces New Japan Pro Wrestling Thursday Night Schedule

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Japanese wrestling returns to America on Thursday nights. AXS, the same network that airs TNA Wrestling, will once again be airing New Japan Pro Wrestling shows.

This begins this coming Thursday night, as a new episode airs on July 11th at 10:00 PM Eastern, immediately following TNA Impact.

The show will kick off with episodes featuring the best moments of New Japan Soul and then will feature a series of episodes highlighting the NJPW G1 Climax 34 event.

Adding to this, users of AXS TV NOW fans will be able to rewatch some of the iconic NJPW matches as they can rewatch the G1 Climax series from G1 Climax 24 through 29. Then they will also have access to G1 Climax 32 and 33. The AXS TV NOW section of NJPW will be available from July 14th.

AXS TV’s New Japan Pro Wrestling Summer Schedule

Here is the upcoming schedule of NJPW on AXS TV for the next two months.

July 11

-Witness NJPW’s first singles cage match in 20 years, as IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion SHO puts his title on the line against Best Of The Super Juniors winner El Desperado in the main event of New Japan Soul.

July 18

-The road to G1 CLIMAX 34 continues at New Japan Soul, as Tomohiro IshiiYOSHI-HASHICallum NewmanKENTA, and Yujiro Takahashi compete in the A Block Qualifier Tournament, and Hiroshi TanahashiToru YanoOleg BoltinSatoshi KojimaTaichi, and TJP go toe-to-toe in the B Block Qualifier Tournament, for a chance to claim the final spots at the world-famous summer showdown.

July 25

-Don’t miss G1 CLIMAX 34’s thrilling Opening Night festivities, as NJPW kicks off the summer’s biggest event with a fully-loaded fight card featuring Tetsuya Naito vs Shingo Takagi, and Yota Tsuji vs AEW standout Konosuke Takeshita.

August 1-15 –G1 CLIMAX 34 Tournament Coverage

August 22-September 5 – G1 CLIMAX 34 Playoff First Round Coverage (Aug. 22); Semifinal (Aug. 29); Finals (Sept. 5)

 AXS TV NOW’s summer slate of classic G1 CLIMAX action is as follows:

July 14 – Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 25.

July 21 -Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 26.

July 28 -Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 27.

August 4– Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 28.

August 11 –Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 29.

August 18 –Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 32.

 August 25 – Highlights from G1 CLIMAX 33.

AXS TV produces the English-language version of New Japan Pro-Wrestling as a joint venture with New Japan World and in association with TV ASAHI CORPORATION.

Are you excited about the return of NJPW to Thursday Nights on AXS TV?

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