NJPW News: Southern Showdown set to air exclusively on Fite.tv from Australia, complete lineup for event headlined by, win a free code to watch on Fite.tv

By Sean Radican, PWTorch Columnist


NJPW’s Southern Showdown will air live on Fite.tv at 5a.m Eastern time on June 29 from Melbourne, Australia on June 29. The show is airing live and exclusively on Fite.tv and then will be uploaded to NJPW World within 72 hours after the original airing. The show is headlined by IWGP Hvt. Champion Kazuchika Okada & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jay White & Bad Luck Fale. The other big match on the card features IWGP Jr. Hvt. Champion Will Ospreay renewing his rivalry with Robbie Eagles in his native country.

You can order the show on Fite.tv HERE for $24.99.

  • IWGP Hvt. Champion Kazuchika Okada & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jay White & Bad Luck Fale
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay vs. Robbie Eagles
  • IWGP Hvt. Tag Team Champions G.O.D. (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) vs. CHAOS (Juice Robinson & Mikey Nicholls)
  • British Cruiserweight Champion El Phantasmo vs. Rocky Romero.
  • Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
  • CHAOS (Toru Yano & SHO & YOH) vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Gedo & Gino Gambino)
  • Slex vs. Aaron Solow
  • Toa Henare & Shota Umino & Ren Narita vs. Mark Tui & Andrew Villalobos & Michael Richards

Radican’s Analysis: This is a nice lineup ahead of the G1 Climax taking place next weekend. There are several title matches on the card that make this feel like more than just a showcase event for NJPW in Australia. Ospreay vs. Eagles for the Jr. Hvt. title should be tremendous and I expect it to steal the show. Romero and Phantasmo had a fantastic match during the BOSJ tournament earlier this year, so I expect this match for the British Cruiserweight Championship to be really good as well. 

PWTorch and Fite.tv are giving away one code to watch Southern Showdown. All you have to do to win is follow the instructions in the tweet below. The winner will be chosen tonight at 9p.m. Eastern.

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