New Japan Pro Wrestling will be returning to the United States on September 30th. The promotion will be heading to Long Beach, California will a stellar line up of stars and matches planned for Fighting Spirit Unleashed.
NJPW has now confirmed that the show will be airing live on NJPWWorld.com with a special presentation on AXS TV scheduled for Friday October 5th. The commentary team for the AXS show will feature WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and NJPW Play by Play commentator Kevin Kelly.
There will also be a special autograph signing session on September 29th at the New Japan Dojo in Long Beach. Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega, Will Ospreay, Juice Robinson are the current confirmed stars for this event.
You can check out more information via the YouTube video below. NJPW ‘The Wire’ is a new short series dedicated to English speaking fans giving information on upcoming events.
NJPW has confirmed the following performed for Fighting Spirit Unleashed on September 30th:
- Kota Ibushi
- Kenny Omega
- Tetsuya Naito
- Tomohiro Ishii
- Kazuchika Okada
- Hiroshi Tanahashi
The following matches are confirmed for the event:
- IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match – The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) (c) vs. Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa)
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Tournament Semi Final – Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll
- IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match – Juice Robinson (c) vs. Cody