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AXS TV announces updated NJPW programming schedule for the rest of March

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AXS TV issued the following:


Highlights Include NJPW’s New Years Golden Series Finale Featuring Okada vs Naito for the World Heavyweight Championship—Now Airing One Week Early, and a Generational Showdown Pitting Okada, Tanahashi & Tatsumi Fujinami Against Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Suzuki & Sabre Jr. in NJPW’s 50TH Anniversary Special Main Event

LOS ANGELES (March 21, 2022) – AXS TV, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc., announces a pair of updates to the Network’s March lineup of exclusive New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) episodes—highlighting changes to the episodes airing on March 24 and March 31 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

March 24 will now showcase the finale of NJPW’s New Year’s Golden Series one week early, and then, on March 31, the Network puts the spotlight on two star-studded tag-team contests featuring the semi-main event and main event from NJPW’s landmark 50TH Anniversary spectacular.

AXS TV’s Updated NJPW Programming Lineup for March 24 and March 31 is as follows:

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March 24—New Years Golden Series, filmed live from Sapporo, Japan on 2/20/22

-The 2022 New Years Golden Series comes to a close, as IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada defends NJPW’s most coveted prize against Los Ingobernables de Japón figurehead—and longtime rival—Tetsuya Naito in this hotly-anticipated main event.

March 31—50TH Anniversary Event, filmed live from Tokyo, Japan on 3/1/22

-AXS TV presents exclusive coverage from NJPW’s 50TH Anniversary celebration, featuring a semi-main event champions vs. champions matchup that finds Heavyweight Tag Team titleholders Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI stepping into the squared circle to face Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Ryusuke Taguchi and Master Wato.

-Then, stay tuned for a generational clash for the ages, as NJPW’s past and present collide in an epic six-man tag team main event pitting Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and 68-year-old NJPW legend Tatsumi Fujinami against 72-year-old fellow NJPW icon Yoshiaki Fujiwara, with Minoru Suzuki and Zack Sabre Jr.

About AXS TV

AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, and lifestyle television network and digital media company controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc. AXS TV’s programming broadly appeals to a diverse and impassioned fanbase, offering eclectic content that includes concerts and music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, wrestling, MMA, special events, and pop culture series. The Network’s signature programs include Dan Rather’s The Big Interview, Rock My Collection, Music’s Greatest Mysteries, The Top Ten Revealed, and A Year in Music. The channel is also the home of IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest entertainment properties, and Invicta Fighting Championships, the world’s premier all-women mixed martial arts promotion. The Network is available nationally in the United States and parts of Canada and the Caribbean. A full list of providers and territories can be found on For more information, visit and its social media channels YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.