New Japan Pro Wrestling presents G1 Climax 29, Night One (Dallas) on Saturday evening, the return to the United States for Japan's biggest wrestling promotion.
This will be the first time in NJPW history that any portion of their yearly G1 Climax tournament takes place in the U.S. The show will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and feature A-Block bouts, as well as some special non-tournament matches.
When To Watch: NJPW G1 Climax 29, Night One (Dallas) officially begins at 6:00 p.m. Eastern.
How To Watch: You can watch the show live on AXS TV in the United States. A livestream will be available for non U.S. viewers through the NJPW World streaming service. The show will be available on demand after it concludes for U.S. viewers on NJPW World. The service costs 999 YEN, which is about $9.20 American, monthly.
The full card for G1 Climax 29, Night One is as follows:
A-Block G1 Climax 29 Tournament Matches
- Will Ospreay vs. Lance Archer
- EVIL vs. Bad Luck Fale
- SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
- KENTA vs. Kota Ibushi
- Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
- Juice Robinson, Jushin Thunder Liger and Toru Yano vs. Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI and Shingo Takagi
- Chase Owens and Jay White vs. YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Yoto
- Ren Narita vs. Shota Umino and Tomohiro Ishii
- SHO and YOH vs. Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa
The show features a stacked card that serious wrestling fans are sure to enjoy. In particular, the bouts featuring KENTA (formerly Hideo Itami of WWE) taking on Kota Ibushi and Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (who have main evented WrestleKingdom together several times) should be excellent. Plus, Will Ospreay is arguably having the best matches in the world right now and isn't to be missed.
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