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NJPW News: AXS TV Airing ‘Bullet Club Is Fine’ Marathon Prior To G1 Special

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Just over three weeks away from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s next venture to the United States for the G1 Special from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California on July 7th, AXS TV has announced some special programming leading into the event.

Today, AXS TV issued the following, revealing that Cody and The Young Bucks will host an 8-hour marathon of Bullet Club inspired programming that will take us right up to the live broadcast of the G1 Special:

JOIN NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING STARS THE YOUNG BUCKS AND CODY AS THEY ASSURE VIEWERS ‘THE BULLET CLUB IS FINE’ WITH AN EIGHT-HOUR MARATHON OF BULLET CLUB ACTION ON SATURDAY, JULY 7 AT 12pE/9aP ON AXS TV

‘The Bullet Club Is Fine Marathon’ Leads Into AXS TV’s LIVE Broadcast of NJPW’s ‘G1 SPECIAL IN SAN FRANCISCO’ on July 7 at 8pE/5pP

Cody Faces IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks Defend the IWGP Tag Team Title in a Rematch Against EVIL and SANADA

Los Angeles (June 13, 2018) – New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) superstars and leaders of the Bullet Club—The Young Bucks (brothers Matt & Nick Jackson) and Cody are teaming up to host an eight-hour marathon celebrating some of The Bullet Cub’s greatest matches this year on Saturday, July 7 at 12pE/9aP. “The Bullet Club is Fine Marathon” will feature eight of the group’s best matches from this year leading into AXS TV’s live broadcast of NJPW’s biggest U.S. event ever – the G1 SPECIAL IN SAN FRANCISCO at 8pE/5pP from the Cow Palace in Daly City, California.

The rivalry between Cody and fellow Bullet Club member and newly crowned IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega comes to a head at the G1 SPECIAL IN SAN FRANCISCO as the two face off in the main event. Other matches announced so far include IWGP Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks in a rematch against former title holders EVIL & SANADA, IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Jay White vs. Juice Robinson, and a special tag team match pitting Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI.

“The Bullet Club is Fine Marathon” is as follows (subject to change):

12pE – New Beginning in Sapporro 2018 Kenny Omega vs. Jay White
1pE – Honor Rising: Japan 2018 Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) vs. Cody & Marty Scurll
2pE – Strong Style Evolved Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
3pE – Sakura Genesis 2018 Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) vs. Cody & Hangman Page
4pE – Wrestling Dontaku 2018 Cody vs. Kota Ibushi & Kenny Omega vs. Hangman Page
5pE – Dominion 6.9 The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. SANADA & EVIL
6pE – Dominion 6.9 Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada (2 hours)
8pE – G1 SPECIAL IN SAN FRANCISCO LIVE on AXS TV


ABOUT AXS TV

Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV delivers the ultimate in music entertainment programming with an eclectic lineup that includes classic concerts from music’s most iconic bands, as well as exclusive music festival coverage, original hit series, docs that rock, insightful specials, and knock-out live mixed martial arts action. AXS TV is a partnership between Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available nationally in the United States and can be seen in parts of Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For a list of providers, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv andwww.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook, Twitter @axstvInstagram; and YouTube.

 

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ROH News: Death Before Dishonor Announced For Las Vegas

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Ring Of Honor announced the following today, revealing that the annual Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view will be heading to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, September 28th:

The Best Wrestling on the Planet makes its debut at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for two nights of the hard-hitting, fast-paced, in-your-face action only Ring of Honor can provide. The Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view takes place in the city known for bright lights and big fights on Friday, Sept. 28, and ROH returns to the venue the following night for an International Television Taping.

Tickets for the two events featuring all of the top ROH stars go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. local time for HonorClub members and Friday, Aug. 3 at 12 p.m. local time for the general public.

Death Before Dishonor has been an ROH staple since 2003 and has featured historic title changes and classic matches. This will be the third year in a row that Las Vegas has hosted the extravaganza.

Which ROH stars will have lady luck on their side in Sin City? And which of them will leave Las Vegas empty-handed? Join us for Death Before Dishonor weekend to find out!

Death Before Dishonor Pay-Per-View
Orleans Arena, Las Vegas
Friday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. local time

ROH International Television Taping
Orleans Arena, Las Vegas
Saturday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m. local time

 

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Kenny Omega Says He May Work Better ‘Within Restrictions’

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Following the recent clash between New Japan Pro Wrestling’s The Elite and WWE’s The New Day at E3, as the trios waged war in ‘Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition’. While The Elite emerged victorious, the mix of stars from different wrestling promotions has led to loads of talk about IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega and IWGP Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks possibly making their way to the WWE some day.

That talk also was fueled by recent remarks from WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Triple H, who stated that anything could be possible when it comes to the company working with other promotions.

While promoting the upcoming New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Special in San Francisco on July 7th, Kenny Omega addressed if he would ever be able to work for the WWE given the in-ring restrictions that come with signing a WWE contract:

“It’s funny there’s this idea where Kenny is only good because he can do what he wants and he gets time. Well, everyone else through those doors had had time and opportunity. Why didn’t they do anything special?

I actually work better within restrictions. When you leave everything wide open things tend to get a little convoluted. So when you give me those restrictions and I start to use my brain creatively to work around those that’s when things get interesting.

I mean no, you’re not going to get a seven-star match or six or five in a seven-minute segment but I always do the best I can to make that segment memorable and entertaining and I think that’s always the name of the game.

The thing is too it’s like, ‘hey if you ever go to WWE what are you gonna do if you only get five minutes?’ I mean sure you’d have nights like that but would I take a contract with WWE if I were not gonna be able to show the best of Kenny Omega? That would be a disservice to fans to professional wrestling, it would be a disservice to my own career all the hard work I put in.

I would for sure make sure that I was able to show the best of what I do and that requires a little bit of time. So yeah, things like that don’t really worry me I think I would be fine.”

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EA’s Take: Omega is way too smart when it comes to the wrestling business for him to respond in any other fashion. Just think about it. If he is interested in heading to WWE, is he going to come out and say, “No, that would never work for me”? Zero chance. You need to maximize your value and it would be egregiously asinine on his part to almost “close the door” in a sense when it comes to if he would be able to adjust. Do I think he will make the move? Now that’s a whole different can of worms, but I wouldn’t rule anything out.

 

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WWE News: Charlotte Flair Finally Undergoes Surgery For Ruptured Implant

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As has been previously noted, WWE SmackDown Live Superstar Charlotte Flair has been working with an “injury” (if you want to call it that) for quite some time now, dating back to before WrestleMania 34 in early-April.

‘The Queen’ has been putting off having a corrective surgery to repair a ruptured breast implant (which you can check out here), but (depending on who you ask) she didn’t want to miss WrestleMania or the WWE’s most recent European Tour. It was then revealed she would finally have the surgery following Money In The Bank this past Sunday (read about that here), which now looks to be the case.

After being absent from this week’s episode of SmackDown Live, The Wrestling Observer is reporting that the multi-time Women’s Champion went under-the-knife on Tuesday. The expected recovery time for such a procedure is roughly in the 6-8 week range, which we recently saw evidence of when Alexa Bliss took some time off to have a breast augmentation (you can find that story here).

The hope for Charlotte Flair is that she will be able to recover in time to work SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York, which emanates from the Barclays Center on August 19th. It should be noted however, that this has not been confirmed and if for any reason there’s a setback, she could miss the event.

 

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