This past weekend, New Japan Pro Wrestling kicked off their annual summer tournament, the G1 Climax 29. I was there and was lucky enough to get credentialed for the press conference. In this very special episode of Squared Circle Pit, I post some highlights from the question and answer session that was only open to press – featuring segments with Will Ospreay, Zack Sabre Jr., Jay White, Juice Robinson and announcer Kevin Kelly. Then, I welcome my Metal Injection Livecast co-host, Darren Delgado, who attended the opening night in Dallas with me, to recap the events of the first night. Hope you enjoy this special episode.
This is the best time to get into New Japan. Catch the best of the G1 Climax every Saturday night on AXS TV at 9pm eastern/8pm central, and you can watch every edition of the G1 on NJPWworld.com.
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Special thanks to Hugh Myrone for the intro music.
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