Sami Callihan Confuses NJPW Star, Updated World Tag League Standings, King Of Pro Wrestling

- Above is a preview of AXS TV's coverage of NJPW King of Pro Wrestling, airing this Friday at 8pm ET. The show will feature Kazuchika Okada defending the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against EVIL, Tetsuya Naito defending his Tokyo Dome Challenging Rights against Tomohiro Ishii, and Will Ospreay challenging KUSHIDA for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship. Providing commentary will be Jim Ross and Josh Barnett.

- The World Tag League continues on as teams contend for a future IWGP Tag Team Championship match. The tournament will run until December 11 with the winners of Block A and B facing off. Here's what the current standings look like:

Block A
* Juice Robinson and Sami Callihan 4
* Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima 4
* Hangman Page and Yujiro Takahashi 4
* Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens 4
* Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI 2
* Manabu Nakanishi and Yuji Nagata 2
* Minoru Suzuki and Takashi Iizuka 2

Block B
* Davey Boy Smith, Jr. and Lance Archer 4
* Hanson and Raymond Rowe 4
* Beretta and Chuckie T. 2
* Jeff Cobb and Michael Elgin 2
* Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa 2
* Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano 2
* David Finlay and Katsuya Kitamura 0
* Henare and Togi Makabe 0

- In the World Tag League, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima defeated Juice Robinson and Sami Callihan, but not before Callihan planted a kiss on Kojima during the match. Afterwards, Kojima commented on Twitter while he was upset about the kiss, Callihan is a "wonderful fighter" and just chalked it up to be one of the "many mysteries in the world of wrestling."


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