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AXS TV Finalizes New Japan Pro Wrestling’s “Wrestle Kingdom 11” Broadcast Schedule; Starts January 13

Photo courtesy New Japan Pro Wrestling/ TV Ashai via AXS TV

As you have heard Drew and I discuss in audio form as well as from online buzz, New Japan’s Wrestle Kingdom 11 event was said to be a fantastic event.  The Kenny Omega/Kazuchika Okada match for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship was lauded by Dave Meltzer with six stars.  If you missed the opportunity to watch the event live, you can now see matches from the card via AXS TV over the next four weeks.

Today, we received the following from AXS regarding how they will be broadcasting the matches.  Be sure to check your listings for the local AXS TV station and time of broadcast in your area.  The matches will be shown in entirety with limited commercial interruptions when possible.

Jan. 13
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match – Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega
Jan. 20
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship – Tetsuya Naito vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • IWGP Tag Championship Match – Guerrillas of Destiny vs. Chaos vs. G.B.H.
Jan. 27
  • NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship – David Finlay, Ricochet & Satoshi Kojima vs. Los Ingobernable de Japon vs. Bullet Club vs. Chaos
  • NEVER Openweight Championship – Katsuyori Shibata vs. Hirooki Goto
Feb. 3
  • Special Match – Cody vs. Juice Robinson
  • IWGP Jr. Tag Team Championship – The Young Bucks vs. Roppongi Vice
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship – KUSHIDA vs. Hiromu Takahashi


About Bill Wentz (1543 Articles)'s Senior Columnist, writing with the site since 2009 and a lifelong wrestling fan dating all the way back to the early Wrestlemania years. As a strongly opinionated fan, you can get my thoughts regularly on Ring Rap Audio and Around the Ring on Thursdays, as well as in "Wentz's Blog" in print. Look for my live show reports as well for MMA, WWE, ROH, and more. Outside of wrestling, I have a strong obsession with trucks, winning awards statewide with a truck dubbed the "Brahma Bull Edition." Interact with me on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan or by email at

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