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New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) is making its debut in the United States with G1 Special in USA this weekend. The opening night will be aired live on TV across the United States and around the world in more than 30 countries｜tv asahi
New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), supported by avid Pro Wrestling enthusiasts around the world, is now making its debut in the United States with its very first event entitled G1 Special in USA on this coming weekend of the 1st and 2nd of July at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. The opening night will be aired live on TV across the United States and around the world in more than 30 countries.
G1 Special in USA will feature all the superstars of NJPW and the climax of the opening night will be the IWGP Heavyweight Title Match between the Japanese superstar title holder, the Rainmaker Kazuchika Okada, and the American Nightmare Cody. It is definitely a MUST-SEE title match! The inaugural IWGP United States Championship will be held as a tournament over the two days. The first Champion will be crowned on the 2nd night. The IWGP Intercontinental Championship Title Match is also lined up on the 2nd night with Billy Gunn challenging the current champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, both of whom are known for being masters of power and their awesome skills.
Exciting live commentaries in English are given by the great WWE Hall of Fame commentator Jim Ross and former UFC Heavyweight Champion and NJPW veteran Josh Barnett. The exclusive U.S. TV live coverage of the opening night will be aired across the country on AXS TV, the network which has been showcasing NJPW events in its regular programming since 2015. AXS TV is working together with TV Asahi on its productions of NJPW events. At the same time, Fight Network covering more than 30 countries around the world including Canada, Turkey, Portugal and the Middle Eastern countries will air the opening night events live outside of the United States.
You can also sign up for “NJPW World” right away to enjoy the entire events via live streaming…the powerful matches unleashed for the first time in the United States will surely rock every wrestling fans!
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