7/13 New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS: G1 Special in San Francisco replay

By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

AXS TV is replaying last weekend’s New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Special tonight at 7CT/8ET. The event will be replayed immediately afterward at 12:30CT/1:30ET on Saturday morning. The show featured the following matches:

-Kenny Omega vs. Cody for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

-Jay White vs. Juice Robinson for the IWGP U.S. Championship.

-Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee for the IWGP Jr. Hvt. Championship.

-Kazuchika Okada and Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito and Bushi.

-The Young Bucks vs. Evil and Sanada for the IWGP Tag Team Championship.

-Hirooki Goto vs. Jeff Cobb for the Never Openweight Championship.

-Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kushida vs. Marty Scurll and Hangman Page.

-Toru Yano and Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki and Zack Sabre Jr.

-Sho, Yoh, Rocky Romero, Gedo, and Yoshi-Hashi vs. Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi, Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga, and King Haku.

Powell’s POV: Jim Ross and Josh Barnett were the broadcast team. This was a terrific show despite the Takahashi neck injury, and the rib injury suffered by Ross. I covered the event live as it aired on Saturday night and recorded an audio review that is still available exclusively to Dot Net Members.

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