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Pro Wrestling NOAH and Dragon Gate Secure US Visa
Jarrod Sullivan - May 4, 2022

Earlier today, Justin Barrasso announced via Sports Illustrated that 37 Japanese pro wrestlers from both Pro Wrestling NOAH and Dragon Gate have secured a P-3 group visa. This was thanks in large part to California-based promotion Pro Wrestling Revolution, and multi-platform media company Masked Republic, which specializes in the marketing and merchandising of Lucha Libre […]

Open the Triangle Gate Championship Tournament
Xavier Williams - Feb 19, 2022

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling will be holding two sets of shows at Acros Fukuoka where there will be a one-day tournament for the vacant Open The Triangle Gate Championship. The belts were vacated when the former R.E.D. seemingly imploded and the belts were held up. In this piece, we will take a look at every […]

KAI Takashi Yoshida
Xavier Williams - Feb 3, 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. This time, we take a deep dive into the upcoming Open the Dream Gate Championship match between titleholder KAI and challenger […]

Dragon Gate Network
Xavier Williams - Jan 14, 2022

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling found themselves with back-to-back nights at the illustrious Korakuen Hall continuing the Open The New Year Gate 2022 series while also commencing the #FinalBurstOut counting down the days until the retirement of K-Ness. These two days at Korakuen shook the company to its very core. General Manager, Ryo Saito announced back […]

The Final Gate 2021 Dragon Gate
Xavier Williams - Dec 27, 2021

Earlier this month, Dragon Gate held its yearend event, The Final Gate 2021. During this event, two major championship changes took place, setting the pace for what promises to be an eventful 2022. This is true for both the company’s singles and tag team scenes. Here’s what to know about the aforementioned title changes. Title […]

The Final Gate 2021 Dragon Gate
Xavier Williams - Dec 25, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling is putting on their yearly big event in December. Live from Fukuoka Kokusai Center, it’s The Final Gate 2021. Two championships are on the line and grudges will be settled. Here is a rundown of the action. Dragon Gate – The Final Gate 2021 Full Card Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii, Yasushi […]

Dragon Gate Fantastic Gate 2021
Xavier Williams - Nov 30, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling returns to the illustrious Korakuen Hall once against for Fantastic Gate 2021. This is a big show compared to the oftentimes calm Dragon Gate Korakuen events. The event at hand features an Open the Brave Gate Championship match and a Mascara Contra Mascara Tag Team main event. Here is the card. […]

Naruki Doi Takashi Yoshida Open the Twin Gate
Xavier Williams - Nov 27, 2021

At Dragon Gate’s The Gate of Origin 2021, the Open the Twin Gate Championship changed hands. During the event in question, Naruki Doi and Takashi Yoshida defeated Susumu Yokosuka and King Shimizu for the Open the Twin Gate titles. With this victory, they ended the reign of Yokosuka and Shimizu at 119 days and three […]

Dragon Gate The Gate of Origin 2021
Xavier Williams - Nov 26, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling heads to Sendai, as they hold The Gate of Origin 2021. This is a show filled with new debuts, title matches, and much more. It will also be headlined by the Open the Twin Gate and Open the Dream Gate Championships. The Gate of Origin 2021 Full Card U-T and Jacky “Funky” […]

Eita and NOSAWA Rongai(c) vs Kota Minoura and Jason Lee Gate of Evolution 2021
Xavier Williams - Nov 4, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling fresh off  The Gate of Destiny 2021, hit the reset button once again. As The Gate of Evolution series kicks off in Korakuen Hall. Headlined by the final encounter between Dragon Dia and Dia Inferno, as well as the Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships on the line […]

Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny 2021
Xavier Williams - Nov 2, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling is set to hold their annual event, The Gate of Destiny. The card is stacked with two R.E.D. vs HIGH-END Championship bouts. Viewers will also see an outsider team looking to take home the Open The Twin Gate Championships. Let’s take a deeper look at what to expect at The Gate […]

Dangerous Gate 2021: YAMATO vs Kota Minoura Graphic
Xavier Williams - Sep 19, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling holds their annual Dangerous Gate 2021 event. A card with lots of action and exciting matches. The Triangle Gate Championship match from this event will air free on the Dragon Gate YouTube channel. Here is the card: Dangerous Gate 2021 Full Card (9/20/21) Open The Triangle Gate Championship: Dragon Dia, La Estrella, […]

Keisuke Okuda vs SB KENTo
Xavier Williams - Sep 10, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling holds an event in Edion Arena in Osaka. It’s there they will have an Open The Brave Gate Championship match with SBKENTo taking on Keisuke Okuda. Find out in detail about the match ahead of the clash. SBKENTo vs. Keisuke Okuda DragonGateNetwork2021.9.11 エディオンアリーナ大阪・第2競技場 LIVE配信🎥‼️ https://t.co/xUjjiTIwHv #DRAGONGATE #DragonGateNetWork @dragongate_pro @kobunekento @mosn_am — […]

SBKENTo with Brave Gate title
Xavier Williams - Aug 8, 2021

At Dragon Gate’s live event celebrating the homecoming of U-T and SBKENTo in Nagoya, there was a title change. SBKENTo defeated Kagetora in his first defense to capture the Open The Brave Gate Championship. Marking the first singles championship for the man that’s only a little over a year into his wrestling career. However, he […]

Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival Day 2
Xavier Williams - Aug 4, 2021

At day two of Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival or as it was known the Speed Star Final 2021 Dragon Gate’s Open The Brave Gate Championship changed hands, yet again! As Kagetora put a end to the one-day reign of Genki Horiguchi. With this win, not only did he end Horiguchi’s brief reign but Kagetora also […]

Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival Day 2
Xavier Williams - Jul 31, 2021

Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling is fast approaching Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival Day 2. On Day 2, fans saw multiple title changes take place. As we say goodbye to Masato Yoshino on his final night of action, let’s take a look at the action to come. Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival: Speed Star Day 2 Card KZY, […]

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