New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) has confirmed the end of their deal with AXS TV starting in 2020.
On their official Twitter page, NJPW issued a statement announcing that they have no intentions of broadcasting future matches, including the Wrestle Kingdom show, outside of their New Japan World streaming service.
Additionally, AXS TV confirmed that NJPW will no longer air on their network.
Check out NJPW’s official statement on the matter below.
In response to US fan queries
There are currently no plans for TV broadcast of NJPW events in 2020 (WK14 included) in the US.
Thank you for joining us on TV so far. We invite you to join @njpwworld for all the action in 2020, LIVE and in English!https://t.co/ldAvP7y3CH#njpw pic.twitter.com/C0gV2JuJ37
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) December 27, 2019
Just #ICYMI: @njpw1972 (#NJPW) announces they will NO LONGER air outside of their @njpwworld streaming service in the U.S., matches — including upcoming #WrestleKingdom special — will NOT air on @AXSTV (@AXSTVWrestling)
FULL STORY: https://t.co/U6AvhjQfbY pic.twitter.com/pE6N6dLRC4
— Matt Boone (@MattBoone1984) December 27, 2019
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