AJPW Champion Carnival 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) returns with its highly-anticipated Champion Carnival round-robin tournament. Often one of the highlights of AJPW’s year, the 2022 field looks like the best in a long time. It is weird to see someone like Zeus no longer part of the tournament but they surely were able to make up for […]

Kento Miyahara Abdullah Kobayashi
Michael Hymantor - Feb 22, 2022

Match Point is an ongoing series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today, we take a look at the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship match between Kento Miyahara and Abdullah Kobayashi. All Japan Pro […]

Runaway Suplex Total Eclipse AJPW
Michael Hymantor - Feb 21, 2022

Match Point is an ongoing series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Take a deep dive into the World Tag Team Championship match between Runaway Suplex and Total Eclipse at AJPW’s upcoming Excite […]

Tiger Mask
Keshena Booker - Feb 20, 2022

February 1, 2022 ushered in the Lunar Year of the Tiger. The Lunar Calendar, which was traditionally followed for centuries in many Asian nations, assigns one of twelve zodiac animals to each year. Each animal is colloquially assigned a set of characteristics thought to characterize the year itself and those born within it. Tigers are […]

AJPW Dream Power Series
Michael Hymantor - Feb 5, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) has been one of the biggest wrestling promotions in the last few decades. In fact, the promotion is celebrating 50 years in business this year. With this celebration, we thought it would be appropriate to cover the current champions in AJPW. Learn more in this Beginner’s Guide for All Japan […]

AJPW Excite Series 2022 Matches
Michael Hymantor - Jan 31, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling has started off 2022 in a major way. AJPW saw the recent crowning of new tag team titleholders, a new junior heavyweight titleholder, and the new Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion. In the upcoming month, we have multiple title matches featured during the AJPW Excite Series 2022 tour. AJPW Excite Series 2022 […]

Kento Miyahara Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion
Michael Hymantor - Jan 23, 2022

The Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship has been vacant for All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) since the end of 2021 following to the unfortunate injury of Jake Lee. Because of this, a mini-tournament was created to crown a new champion at NEW YEAR WARS 2022 on January 23rd. This led to the final match to crown […]

AJPW NEW YEAR WARS 2022 1-23-22
Michael Hymantor - Jan 22, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) concludes its NEW YEAR WARS 2022 tour at this weekend’s upcoming event. This show features multiple title matches, a mini-tournament to crown the next Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion, and more. Let’s take a deeper look. AJPW NEW YEAR WARS 2022 (1/23/22) – Full Card Shuji Ishikawa, Takao Omori, Black Menso-re, […]

Pro Wrestling NOAH Logo COVID-19
Jamie Johnson - Jan 14, 2022

After a spectacular start to the year, Pro Wrestling NOAH recently suffered an unfortunate COVID-19 sparked setback. Just days away from their Bumber Crop show, headlined by Katsuhiko Nakajima defending his GHC Heavyweight Championship against former Aggression tag team partner Masa Kitamiya, NOAH has suffered a heavy blow of multiple COVID-19 positive tests. A number […]

AJPW New Year Wars Suwama Kento Miyahara
Michael Hymantor - Jan 7, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling started the year with the crowning of a new World Junior Champion and All Asia Tag Team Champions. As January continues, AJPW has a vacant Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship. The previous champion, Jake Lee, was injured at the end of 2021. On this upcoming AJPW New Year Wars 2022 event, the […]

SUGI Junior Heavyweight Championship
Michael Hymantor - Jan 4, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) finished its second night of New Year Wars on January 3rd. The show was headlined by three major title matches, with two of the champions retaining. One title change occurred when SUGI defeated Super Crazy to win the World Junior Heavyweight Championship. 【📣本日開催‼️1.3後楽園大会🔥】 🎫当日券発売開始🎫 プレミアムシート《完売》特別席 8,000円《完売》A指定席 6,000円B指定席《完売》 「2022 NEW YEAR […]

AJPW New Year Wars 2022
Michael Hymantor - Jan 2, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling’s (AJPW) first two shows of 2022 are known as the New Year Wars tour. With the first event concluding yesterday, the second show is headlined by a major World Tag Team Championship title match, with two other title matches taking place on this show. Let’s get into the action set for AJPW […]

Yusuke Kodama Hokuto Omori
Michael Hymantor - Jan 2, 2022

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) has recently started its year off with the New Year Wars 2022 tour. This show was supposed to be headlined by Jake Lee defending his Triple Crown Championship against Abdullah Kobayashi. Unfortunately a few days before this event, Jake Lee would suffer an injury that forced him to vacate his […]

Yusuke Kodama Hokuto Omori
Michael Hymantor - Dec 27, 2021

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) recently finished its calendar year of shows. One of these shows featured a one-night tournament to crown new contenders for the All Asia Tag Team Championship going into the new year; enter the Jr. Tag Battle Of Glory 2021 tournament. The participants in this tournament featured talent from the likes […]

AJPW Dream Power Series
Michael Hymantor - Dec 16, 2021

All Japan Pro Wrestling recently held the AJP Prime Night show, which is known as the last major event of AJPW’s calendar year. In this show, we had three departures with Naoya Nomura, Koji Iwamoto, and Zeus. But before those departures, we would have a World Junior Heavyweight Championship match between Izanagi and Super Crazy. […]

AJP Prime Night 2021
Michael Hymantor - Dec 15, 2021

AJP Prime Night 2021 is considered by many the last major event of All Japan Pro Wrestling’s calendar year; last year’s event saw the departure of Yusuke Okada. However, on this year’s show, we have three major departures, all being major players in AJPW. Let’s get into the show to come. AJP Prime Night 2021 […]

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WWE Survivor Series WarGames
Scott Edwards (Editor) - Dec 15, 2021

SmackDown and Raw enter their names into the history of WarGames on Saturday night as WWE’s main roster topples the double-ringed cage for the first time ever at Survivor Series WarGames. With two WarGames matches set with one seeing the feud between Bianca Belair and DAMAGE CTRL coming to a final blow and The Bloodline […]

WWE Survivor Series WarGames Betting - Event graphic

WarGames makes its way to the WWE main roster on November 26, 2022 as part of Survivor Series. The Survivor Series WarGames betting odds could provide some helpful insight into who is going to win each match. Let’s take a look at who the betting market predicts will win at Survivor Series 2022. All odds […]

AEW Rampage Black Friday card graphic

AEW Rampage is a special edition this week. Dubbed AEW Rampage Black Friday the show will not only air in a new timeslot but it is taking place on the Black Friday shopping holiday. AEW has not packed it in despite that, instead giving us FTR, Hikaru Shida, and Darby Allin in action. Let’s take […]

WWE SmackDown tonight - Drew McIntyre & Sheamus vs The Usos graphic

WWE SmackDown tonight will have major implications for WWE Survivor Series: WarGames as Bianca Belair’s team reveals their final member and the men will duke it out to see which team gets the man advantage. Let’s take a look at what else is on tap for the WWE SmackDown card. Read More: Pro Wrestling Records: Longest […]

Bron Breakker WWE NXT 2.0
Ryan Boman - Dec 15, 2021

This week, WWE NXT aired a unique video package featuring Bron Breakker that wasn’t your usual, standard fare

AEW Rampage Jon Moxley Return

AEW Dynamite aired live from Chicago this week. After a loaded and newsworthy Full Gear fallout, the fans in attendance were treated to a taping of AEW Rampage which will air as a Black Friday special. In this article, we will outline the AEW Rampage spoilers for the November 25, 2022 event. AEW Rampage Spoilers […]

Laurence Gibbons - Dec 15, 2021

Karl Anderson has teased fellow WWE stars AJ Styles and Luke Gallows will join him when he appears at a NJPW show on December 14th, 2022. This would be an unusual occasion of top WWE stars appearing for NJPW.  Anderson will defend his Never Openweight Championship against Hikuleo at NJPW Super Jr. Tag League. The match was […]

AEW Dark 11-22-22
JW Kirkland - Dec 15, 2021

It’s time for a new AEW Dark, with seven exciting matches to take place this evening! Blackpool Combat Club’s Wheeler Yuta clashes with former IMPACT Wrestling standout KM. Dark Order’s Evil Uno, Alex Reynolds, and John Silver are in trios action as they face off with The Trustbusters’ Sonny Kiss, Ari Daivari, and Jeeves Kay. […]