The weekly New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS features Hiroshi Tanahashi and Katsuyori Shibata vs. Kazushi Sakuraba and Toru Yano in the main event.
Powell’s POV: The show also features Kenny Omega defending the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship, and the Young Bucks defend the IWGP Jr. Tag Championship. NJPW airs at 8:00 p.m. CT and there is also an 12:30 a.m. CT replay. AXS is available on Ch. 340 on DirecTV and Ch. 167 on Dish Network, as well as on some cable systems. Mauro Ranallo and Josh Barnett are on commentary through February. Jim Ross will make his debut as the play-by-play voice with Barnett as the color commentator on March 4.