Tonight’s New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS television shows features the following matches.
-Kushida vs. Ricochet for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship.
-Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish vs. Matt and Nick Jackson for the IWGP Jr. Tag Championship.
-Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in the final of the 25th annual G1 Climax tournament.
Powell’s POV: Both shows debuted last week on AXS. The first two matches listed air on the first show, and the tournament final airs on the second show. NJPW airs at 6:00 p.m. CT and 7:00 p.m. CT there is an 11:30 p.m. CT replay of the second show. AXS is available on Ch. 340 on DirecTV and Ch. 167 on Dish Network, and on some cable systems.
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