By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
AXS TV revealed that the following New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament matches will air on the Friday night television series.
Friday, July 27 – G1 Climax 28 – A Block (7/14):
Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Minoru Suzuki
Friday, Aug. 3 – G1 Climax 28 – B Block (7/15):
Tetsuya Naito vs. Kenny Omega
Kota Ibushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
Friday, Aug. 10 – G1 Climax 28 – B Block (7/19):
Hirooki Goto vs. Kenny Omega
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tetsuya Naito
Friday, Aug. 17 – G1 Climax 28 – A Block (7/20):
Kazuchika Okada vs. Hangman Page
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Bad Luck Fale
Friday, Aug. 24 – G1 Climax 28 – B Block (7/21):
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Hirooki Goto
Kenny Omega vs. Tama Tonga
Powell’s POV: It’s nice to see AXS airing NJPW events in a more timely manner on the Friday night show. You can find my reviews of these matches and the full cards in our NJPW PPV section.
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