NJPW on AXS 2/16/18 Preview: New Year Dash


Tonight, New Japan Pro Wrestling returns to AXS TV with New Year Dash. The January 5th night after Wrestle Kingdom 12 event is spotlighted in tonight’s episode as three matches and highlights from a fourth match are shown.

Here’s the rundown of what you can expect on tonight’s NJPW on AXS: New Year Dash…

  • Highlights from the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship Match: Trent Beretta, Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishi (CHAOS) vs. Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga & Bad Luck Fale (Bullet Club)
  • Kota Ibushi, Juice Robinson, David Finlay, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Cody, Yujiro Takahashi, Chase Owens, Marty Scurll & Leo Tonga (Bullet Club) [Match joined in progress]
  • Kenny Omega invites Jay White to join the Bullet Club
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin & War Machine vs. Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. [Match joined in progress]
  • Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Will Ospreay & Gedo (CHAOS) vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, SANADA, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi (Los Ingobernables de Japon) [Match shown in its entirety]
  • An appearance by Chris Jericho

It’s “new beginnings” in NJPW, and it all began with New Year Dash. Next week, The New Beginning in Sapporo – Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Minoru Suzuki.

NJPW New Year Dash airs tonight on AXS TV at 7pm CT.

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