WWE Signs TV Contract With ABEMA In Japan To Air RAW And SmackDown

WWE is returning to ABEMA in Japan after previously airing on J Sports.

RAW and SmackDown will begin airing on ABEMA in Japan on October 3, according to Tokyo Sports. RAW will air on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m., while WWE SmackDown will air on Saturdays at 8 p.m.

The shows will be broadcast for free in Japan. WWE Premium Live Events will also be broadcast on ABEMA.

Keiji Muto (Great Muta) also announced on Twitter that he will be an ambassador for a special Friday broadcast. He previously sat ringside at WWE Payback to watch Shinsuke Nakamura defend the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Seth Rollins.