Details on next month’s WOW-Women Of Wrestling debut!
The home of New Japan Pro Wrestling will be getting some more in-ring action coming to its network in 2019 after the announcement that WOW-Women Of Wrestling, which is owned by Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, will be coming to AXS TV in January (see the initial announcement here).
Today, AXS TV issued the following press release in anticipation of the show’s debut coming up immediately following NJPW’s usual Friday time slot on January 18th at 9PM EST:
WOW – WOMEN OF WRESTLING PREMIERES ON AXS TV FEATURING WRESTLING SUPERSTAR TESSA BLANCHARD IN HER WOW DEBUT ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 AT 9PE/6PP
Debut Episode Includes Four Matches including The Beast Against Stephy Slays, Abilene Maverick vs. Fire, and Khloe Hurtz vs. Eye Candy, Headlined by Jungle Grrrl vs. Santana Garrett for the Coveted WOW Championship
Los Angeles, CA – (December 20, 2018) – From the Los Angeles Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss and founder of the original GLOW “Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling” David McLane, comes the groundbreaking all-female wrestling promotion WOW – WOMEN OF WRESTLING to AXS TV on Friday, January 18 at 9pE/6pP. The premiere episode features four powerhouse matches and also includes the arrival of third-generation wrestling superstar, the Born Legend, Tessa Blanchard, as she sets out to immediately make her mark by demanding a Championship Title Match.
The season gets off to a roaring start as the phenom, The Beast looks to destroy fan-favorite Stephy Slays. Then, “The Governor’s Daughter,” Abilene Maverick, tries not to get burned when she elects to take on Fire in a sizzling singles match; and WOW bombshells “The All Natural” Khloe Hurtz and Eye Candy go toe-to-toe in a battle of beauty and brawn. It all leads up to the highly-anticipated main event, when WOW legend Jungle Grrrl gets her long-awaited shot at redemption, putting her legacy on the line as she faces off with WOW Champion Santana Garrett for the coveted WOW title in a high-stakes match to close the show.
“We are extremely proud to make WOW – WOMEN OF WRESTLING’s debut on AXS TV,” said McLane. “For this special premiere event, we have planned an incredible event that will satisfy our loyal audience, while serving as the perfect introduction to WOW’s roster of Superheroes for new viewers. This season promises to be one of the best, packed with even more of the intense action, beloved personalities, and family-friendly entertainment that WOW is known for. I’m confident AXS TV viewers are really going to enjoy it.”
WOW – WOMEN OF WRESTLING is a part of AXS TV’s new Friday Night Fights lineup. The schedule for January 18 is NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING at 8pE, followed by the debut of WOW – WOMEN OF WRESTLING at 9pE and then Legacy Fighting Alliance’s first LIVE event of 2019, LFA 57 at its new time,10pE from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
About WOW-Women Of Wrestling
From the founder of the ’80s hit TV series and cult classic GLOW (“Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling”), comes WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING (WOW) – the only nationally televised all-female professional wrestling series. The WOW Superhero events are action-packed all-female pro wrestling shows featuring 35 of the top wrestlers in the world including Tessa Blanchard, The Beast, Fire, Jungle Grrrl, Santana Garrett, and many more. WOW features creative characters, over the top presentation, scintillating costumes and is female owned by Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss. WOW’s current digital ecosystem consists of its website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube channel, with broadcasts episode on AXS TV. For more information about the WOW Superheroes, visit www.wowe.com.
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 and professional wrestling 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 and www.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook, Twitter @axstv and Instagram. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.