Upcoming Schedule for New Japan on AXS TV

AXS TV will be broadcasting the majority of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 12 event over the coming weeks. AXS TV head Mark Cuban has been vocal with regards to pushing NJPW this year even further in the United States to coincide with New Japan’s own US expansion plans.

The schedule for the upcoming weeks of AXS television has now been revealed and is as follows:

January 12

  • IWGP Junior Tag Team Championship Match – The Young Bucks vs Roppongi 3K (c)
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match – Will Ospreay vs Hiromu Takahashi vs KUSHIDA vs Marty Scurll (c)


January 19th 

  • NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship Match – Michael Elgin and War Machine vs Suzuki-Gun vs Taguchi Japan vs Bullet Club (c) vs CHAOS
  • IWGP Tag Team Championship Match – Los Ingobernables (EVIL & SANADA) vs Killer Elite Squad (c)


January 26h

  • Cody vs Kota Ibushi
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match – ‘Switchblade’ Jay White vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (c)


February 2nd

  • IWGP United States Championship Match – Chris Jericho vs Kenny Omega (c)


February 9th

  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match – Tetsuya Naito vs Kazuchika Okada (c)


February 16th

  • New Year Dash – Matches to be confirmed