Tonight’s New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS television show features the following match.
-Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship (from Wrestle Kingdom 11)
Powell’s POV: It will be fun to hear this great match called by the broadcast team of Jim Ross and Josh Barnett even if you have already seen it. For those who have not seen the match, it has received massive critical praise. It’s early January, but we may have already witnessed the best match of 2017. The first episode of NJPW airs at 6CT/7ET. The show airs at 7CT/8ET. The hour before features a rerun of Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship from Wrestling Dontaku 2016.AXS is available on Ch. 340 on DirecTV and Ch. 167 on Dish Network, and on some cable systems.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Vice TV's "Dark Side of the Ring" executive producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisner discussing the March 24 second season premiere focusing on the Benoit family tragedy, plus their pro wrestling fandom, the show's name and origins, highlights of season two, Chris Jericho becoming the narrator, and much more...