New Japan Pro Wrestling presents the biggest stars and best matches from the premier wrestling organization in Japan and the second largest and fastest growing wrestling promotion in the world. WWE Hall of Fame commentator Jim Ross and former UFC Heavyweight champion and NJPW veteran Josh Barnett provide English language commentary for the series.
Runtime: 60 minutes
New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV - Jim Ross - Netflix
James William Ross (born January 3, 1952) is an American professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive currently signed to WWE. He is a former referee, restaurateur and barbecue sauce and beef jerky developer. Ross currently works part-time for WWE, as a commentator, and for Fox Sports, where he writes commentary on professional wrestling for FoxSports.com. He is also the lead announcer for New Japan Pro-Wrestling on AXS TV and occasionally does play-by-play for boxing and mixed martial arts. Ross was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2007. He is known affectionately as “Good ol' JR”, was widely regarded as the voice of the WWE particularly during The Attitude Era, and has been labelled one of the best wrestling commentators of all time.
New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV - Awards and accomplishments - Netflix
Pro Wrestling Illustrated Stanley Weston Award (2002)
National Wrestling Alliance NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2016)
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Best Television Announcer (1988–1993, 1998–2001, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012) Worst Feud of the Year (2005) vs. McMahon family Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 1999)
Cauliflower Alley Club Art Abrams Lifetime Achievement Award (2010)
New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV - References - Netflix