If old school fans want old school wrestling, and new school fans want something different with a pro wrestling lesson, then Wrestle Kingdom 9 from the famous Tokyo Dome on Sunday, Jan. 4 on pay-per-view is for you.
Global Force Wrestling, with founder Jeff Jarrett, presents New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 9 on pay-per-view for the first time live in the United States at 2 a.m. EST on Jan. 4, (4 p.m. in Tokyo).
The four-hour telecast also will also air in prime-time in the United States at 7 p.m. EST on Jan. 4 on pay-per-view providers, including Dish, AT&T U-verse, Comcast and Verizon.
Jarrett has done just about everything in the wrestling business and done it all well. Global Force Wrestling is his newest venture.
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Wrestle Kingdom is New Japan Pro Wrestling’s version of Starrcade with hard hitting action.
Wrestle Kingdom 9 matches include:
reDRagon (Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly) vs. Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov and Rocky Romero) vs. Time Splitters (Alex Shelley and Kushida) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles.
Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Tiger Mask vs. Yuji Nagata vs. TBA in a 15-man New Japan Rumble.
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Jeff Jarrett and Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima and Tomoaki Honma.
Mikey Nicholls, Naomichi Marufuji, Shane Haste and Toru Yano vs. Suzukigun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer, Shelton X Benjamin and Takashi Iizuka).
Minoru Suzuki vs. Kazushi Sakuraba can only end by knockout or submission.
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Togi Makabe for the the NEVER Openweight Championship.
Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Kenny Omega for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.
Bullet Club (Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson) vs. Meiyu Tag (Hirooki Goto and Katsuyori Shibata) for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles.
A.J. Styles vs. Tetsuya Naito.
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP title.
Fans can watch Wrestle Kingdom 9 via the Flipps app worldwide.
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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will call the action with Matt Striker.
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