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New Japan Pro Wrestling World (NJPW World) is a subscription-based video streaming service owned by New Japan Pro Wrestling. On December 1, 2014, NJPW and TV Asahi announced "New Japan Pro Wrestling World", a new worldwide streaming site for the promotion's events.[1] All major NJPW events air live on the service, which also features matches from the promotion's archives, dating back to 1972.[2] In 2015, King of Pro-Wrestling marked the first ever event on NJPW World to feature English commentary,[3] provided by Kevin Kelly and Matt Striker.[4] As part of a working relationship between NJPW and the Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) promotion, NJPW began airing CMLL's Viernes Espectaculares show on NJPW World, starting July 9, 2016.[5]

The service has a current monthly subscription price of ¥999.[6] As of July 2018, subscription numbers are roughly 100,000 subscribers with 40,000 outside Japan.[7]

References[]

  1. Caldwell, James 2014-12-01. NJPW news: New Japan announces streaming service like WWE Network, will include live shows . Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved on 2014-12-01.
  2. Meltzer, Dave 2014-11-30. New Japan Pro Wrestling launches their network, full details . Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved on 2015-07-09.
  3. New Japan to broadcast October event in English on New Japan World . Pro Wrestling Insider (2015-10-02). Retrieved on 2015-12-28.
  4. Meltzer, Dave 2015-10-02. Fri update: John Cena taking time off, Johnny Hendricks hospitalized . Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved on 2015-12-28.
  5. Dark Angelita 2016-07-06. NJPW/CMLL: Viernes Espectacular de Arena México se transmitirá por njpwworld (in Spanish). Superluchas. Retrieved on 2016-07-10.
  6. http://www.njpw.co.jp/english/news/detail.php?nid=12845
  7. Meltzer, Dave (April 13, 2015). "April 13, 2015 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: SmackDown to USA Network, AJ Lee retires, UFC drug czar, death of Steve Rickard, and much more". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, California: 29. ISSN 1083-9593. 

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New Japan Pro Wrestling
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Wrestlers
Heavyweight Aaron HenareBad Luck FaleChase OwensDavid FinlayEVILFred RosserGreat-O-KhanHirooki GotoHiroshi TanahashiHiroyoshi TenzanHiroyoshi TenzanJeff CobbJuice RobinsonJay WhiteJon MoxleyKazuchika OkadaKENTAKota IbushiKarl FredericksLance ArcherMinoru SuzukiSANADASatoshi KojimaShingo TakagiTama TongaTanga LoaTetsuya NaitoTogi MakabeTomoaki HonmaTomohiro IshiiToru YanoTaichiTom LawlorWill OspreayYoshi-HashiYuji NagataYujiro TakahashiZack Sabre Jr.
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Staff
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Championships
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Tournaments
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