New Japan Pro Wrestling’s September scheduling is usually dominated by the DESTRUCTION shows, 2018 is no different. This year’s lineup of shows will of course feature to ‘Road To’ shows, some of which will be available on NJPWWorld. Here’s the full lineup for the September 5th show in Nagoya:
- Yuya Uemura and Shota Umino vs Yota Tsuji and Ren Narita
- Ayato Yoshida vs Yujiro Takahashi
- Toa Henare, David Finley, Michael Elgin and Juice Robinson vs Taiji Ishimori, Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga and Bad Luck Fale
- YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto vs Takashi Iizuka and Taichi
- BUSHI, Sanada, EVIL and Tetsuya Naito vs TAKA Michinoku, El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Minoru Suzuki
- Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Gedo, Toru Yano and Kazuchika Okada
- Will Ospreay, Berreta and Tomohiro Ishii vs Chase Owens, Kota Ibushi and Kenny Omega
The full G1 Climax tournament was available in English for the first time ever this year and now New Japan’s Destruction shows in September will be getting the ‘Western’ treatment. Play by Play commentator Kevin Kelly confirmed which shows be would be commentating live via Twitter.
The Road to Destruction shows on September 7th, 8th and 9th will only be available in Japanese live. The September 15th, 17th and 23rd events in Hiroshima, Beppu and Kobe will be available in English. Kelly will be recording commentary for the ‘Road To’ events in post production.
Post #G128 blues got you down? Get ready for a September filled with Destruction! Live English commentary for the three Destruction shows and I'm heading to #TheStudio to record commentary for the "Road To" events. @njpwworld pic.twitter.com/YK61WzgyBZ
— Kevin Kelly (@realkevinkelly) August 15, 2018