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VIDEO: Pre-NJPW G1 Climax 29 press conference

Ahead of the start of this year's tournament, NJPW is holding their annual pre-G1 Climax press conference today.

The press conference is taking place at the Bob Duncan Center in Arlington, Texas and will feature comments from the wrestlers in the G1. Jon Moxley won't be in attendance at the press conference or taking part in the opening night of the tournament due to his deal with AEW.

The G1 will begin at the American Airlines Center in Dallas tomorrow (July 6), with the show featuring A Block tournament matches. Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi vs. KENTA, SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr., EVIL vs. Bad Luck Fale, and Will Ospreay vs. Lance Archer are set for the show.

Tomorrow's show will air live on AXS TV in the United States at 6 p.m. Eastern time and will be live on New Japan World elsewhere.

The first set of B Block tournament matches are taking place at Ota City General Gymnasium in Tokyo on Saturday, July 13. Hirooki Goto vs. Jay White, Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jeff Cobb, Tetsuya Naito vs. Toru Yano, Moxley vs. Taichi, and Shingo Takagi vs. Juice Robinson will be the first matches in the B Block.

The G1 will conclude with three straight nights at Budokan Hall from August 10-12.

Today's press conference will stream live below starting at 1 p.m. Eastern: