ALL IN weekend is upon us, with Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks pay-per-view (PPV) just days away and the surrounding events like Starrcast about to jump off.
In addition to the usual great videos coming out from the ALL IN team and their partners over at the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), like this one which features a lot of Cody selling the overall concept of the “biggest independent wrestling show in history” and some surprisingly great build to Christopher Daniels match with Arrow star (and SummerSlam veteran) Stephen Amell:
We also learned that the sure-to-be-wild Joey Janela vs. Hangman Page match is now a Chicago Street Fight. And the man who probably killed famous dick wrestler Joey Ryan in a Japanese hotel room is psyched:
so murdering Joey Janela with a telephone is now legal. noted.#JoeyKiller https://t.co/sezKQvkCdb— HANGMAN PAGE (@theAdamPage) August 29, 2018
But that’s not all! While it likely hurts the show’s indie cred in the eyes of some skeptics, the announcement from New Japan that ALL IN will be available on their streaming service “after the live broadcast” is good news for NJPWWorld subscribers:
New Japan Pro Wrestling is #ALLIN! We are pleased to announce that shortly after the live broadcast we will offer @ALL_IN_2018 to our @njpwworld fans ▶ https://t.co/HrLJZOXx4B— njpw_global (@njpwglobal) August 29, 2018
Watch @rainmakerXokada @KennyOmegamanX @ibushi_kota!!#njpw #njpwworld pic.twitter.com/wvfKIIGcx4
No specifics on when exactly the show will be available on New Japan’s network (a follow-up tweet from Rhodes said “on demand after broadcast”). In less good news, NWA’s Dave Lagana responded to a fan inquiry and confirmed the show will not be available on DirecTV. It will be live on most other PPV outlets, including FiteTV, and to Ring of Honor HonorClub subscribers.
Here’s the latest on the card:
- 15 Man “Over Budget Battle Royal” featuring Jordynne Grace, Moose, Rocky Romero, Colt Cabana, Ethan Page, Brian Cage, Billy Gunn, Jimmy Jacobs, Marko Stunt, Brandon Cutler, and ROH TV Champion Punishment Martinez (Zero Hour Kickoff show)
- SCU (Scorpio Sky & Kazarian) vs. The Briscoes (Zero Hour Kickoff show)
- Christopher Daniels vs. Stephen Amell
- Joey Janela vs. Hangman Page in a Chicago Street Fight
- Madison Rayne vs. Britt Baker vs. Chelsea Green vs. Tessa Blanchard
- The Young Bucks and Kota Ibushi vs. Rey Mysterio, Rey Fenix and Bandido
- Kazuchika Okada vs. Marty Scurll
- Battle Royal winner vs. Jay Lethal (c) for the ROH World Title
- Kenny Omega vs. Pentagon Jr.
- Nick Aldis (c) vs. Cody for the NWA Worlds Championship
You ALL IN?