GFW and NJPW announce Striker will join Jim Ross on English commentary at the Wrestle Kingdom 9 event on January 4th, 2015. Striker will provide color commentary while Ross works play-by-play.
NJPW launches a subscriber based online streaming network which compiles their entire video library and will host live event streaming. The service is available for $8.49 per month. January 4th’s Wrestle Kingdom will be the first major event streamed on the network.
NJPW announces details for a new American television program on AXS TV. The program will air on Friday nights at 8 pm and will begin on January 16th of 2015. The press release reads:
With this acquisition, AXS TV FIGHTS now offers one of the most diverse combat sports and sports entertainment programming line-ups on television
Tatsu announces that he has broken two bones in his neck as result of a botches Styles Clash move during a match with AJ Styles at NJPW’s Power Struggle pay-per-view on November 8th. The accident occured when Tatsu ducked his head forward, instead of back, during the move.
Tatsu makes first wrestling appearance since his WWE release at NJPW King of Pro Wrestling show. Tatsu interrupts World Championship match to attack Jeff Jarrett at ringside.