G1 Climax 33: Tournament Graphic
Kelvin Briggs - Jul 15, 2023

New Japan Pro Wrestling begins the G1 Climax 33 tournament with SANADA vs Hikuleo and Will Ospreay vs. Taichi as the featured matches on the opening night. Tetsuya Naito vs. Jeff Cobb headlines the 2nd night along with the highly anticipated Kaito Kiyomiya vs Yota Tsuji match on Sunday morning. The prestigious tournament will feature […]

MIRAI, Ami Sorei, Mai Sakurai and Waka Tsukiyama on a poster for the Cinderella Tournament final

The Cinderella Final was an eventful night for Stardom as they crowned the newest winner of the Cinderella Tournament, Cosmic Angels had some massive changes and we had a surprise appearance from the IWGP Women’s Champion. Let’s run down all the news from this tournament. Read More: Top Joshi Wrestlers of 2022 Stardom Cinderella Final News […]

Jay White
Richard Jelinek - Apr 10, 2023

Jay “Switchblade” White has been known worldwide since his wrestling debut. His in-ring work, along with microphone skills, are some of the best in the business. With White now off the market and headed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW),  some may have forgotten his incredible work in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). When it is […]

Kenny Omega vs Adam Cole
Kelvin Briggs - Apr 10, 2023

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced a mini-tournament of former IWGP US champions to decide the new 1 contender for Kenny Omega and the IWGP US championship following the Jeff Cobb defense on AEW Dynamite last month. A major announcement! 4/16 in Philadelphia Archer vs Juice 5/21 in Long BeachTanahashi vs Ospreay 6/4 in Osaka […]

Sakura Genesis graphic for Kazuchika Okada vs SANADA

Sakura Genesis is one of the biggest events on the NJPW calendar and this year has proven to be no different. Not only did Mercedes Mone wrestle her first match in Japan since her NJPW debut but we had two huge title changes in the closing stretch of the card. Let’s dive into the news […]

Sasha Banks (now Sasha Mone) & Naomi celebrate WWE Tag title win
Alexa Pruett - Apr 7, 2023

The face of a mountain takes on a new meaning when talking about Mount Rushmore. The blueprint behind Mt. Rushmore’s etchings serve as a framework for debate. The sculptor chose the mountains’ new inhabitants for how they represented birth, growth, development, and preservation. While Mt. Rushmore itself is nothing to be proud of, these qualities […]

TJPW Live in Los Angeles - Magical Sugar Rabbits vs 1tomillion match graphic

This weekend as part of WrestleMania Week festivities TJPW runs their first ever show in the U.S. The popular Joshi group has some recognisable stars going head to head thanks to their partnership with All Elite Wrestling which has showcased names like Shoko Nakajima, Maki Itoh, Miyu Yamashita, and Yuka Sakazaki. Let’s take a look […]

Billie Starkz interview - Starkz vs Rika Tatsumi International Princess Championship match graphic
James Watjen - Mar 28, 2023

Starting at an early age, Billie Starkz was fascinated with the world of professional wrestling. As she began to train and work independent shows as early as age 16, her name and talents spread quickly through the pro wrestling community. After a great showing in the 2022 Scenic City Invitational Tournament, Billie Starkz began garnering […]

SANADA leaves LIJ - Naito vs Sanada graphic

In a major shock at the New Japan Cup event earlier today, SANADA joined up with Just 4 Guys. The Taichi-led faction came to life after the breakup of Suzuki-Gun in December of 2022 and they have now won over their first new recruit as SANADA joined the group and departed Los Ingobernables de Japon. […]

TJPW Grand Princess 23 logo

Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling is gearing up for one of its biggest shows of 2023. TJPW Grand Princess 23 is set to take place at the Ariake Colosseum and is loaded with huge matches as Yuka Sakazaki and Miu Watanabe defend their titles, while a pro wrestling legend does battle with the incredibly popular Yuki […]

16 Carat Gold 2023 poster
Kelvin Briggs - Mar 13, 2023

Westside Extreme Wrestling (wXw) held their annual 16 Carat Gold tournament this past weekend and Shigehiro Irie not only won the tournament but was crowned the new wXw Unified World Wrestling Champion during the finals against Axel Tischer. Irie made history by becoming the first Japanese wrestler since Daisuke Sekimoto in 2011 to win the […]

Sarray leaves WWE
Niklas George - Mar 9, 2023

It has today been reported by Tokyo Sports that WWE NXT talent, Sarray, has parted ways with the promotion. Sarray, who made a name for herself in her native Japan as “Sareee” while competing in promotions such as World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana and Seadlinnng, is reported by Tokyo Sports as being set to return to […]

Champion Gate in Osaka match graphic
Xavier Williams - Mar 3, 2023

DRAGONGATE have just completed the Rey De Parejas 2023 tournament, and they look to keep their momentum going as DRAGONGATE presents Champion Gate in Osaka 2023 on March 4th and 5th. Champion Gate is an intriguing show, it usually produces some of the best title matches of the calendar year in recent precedent.  It’s also […]

Stardom Triangle Derby final graphic

Stardom’s next pay-per-view will feature not just the final rounds of the Triangle Derby but it will also play host to a number of big singles matches as the High Speed, Wonder, and World titles are all on the line. In addition, Himeka’s retirement road rolls on as she takes on Chihiro Hashimoto. Let’s preview […]

Bishamon vs The Dream Team
Kelvin Briggs - Mar 3, 2023

Match Point is an ongoing series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today’s edition will look at the main event of the 51st NJPW Anniversary show next month, as Bishamon vs The Dream Team for the […]

Mercedes Mone
Kelvin Briggs - Feb 23, 2023

This past weekend the IWGP Women’s championship changed hands during the NJPW Battle in the Valley. The former WWE star Mercedes Mone (FKA Sasha Banks) captured her first championship since leaving WWE. Leading up to the match with KAIRI, Mercedes made bold ambitions to defend the IWGP Women’s championship everywhere around the world. Let’s take […]

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Photo of CM Punk returning to WWE at WWE Survivor Series 2023: WarGames.
Ryan Page - Feb 23, 2023

At Survivor Series 2023, CM Punk shocked the WWE Universe when he returned to a rapturous pop at the show’s end. With the landscape of WWE permanently shifted, fans are already predicting every PLE for CM Punk’s return to WWE through WrestleMania 40. There are countless dream matches for CM Punk in WWE. But it […]

WWE NXT match graphic featuring Wes Lee.
Chinyere Okafor - Feb 23, 2023

This week’s episode of WWE NXT continues the build to the Deadline PLE. The card has a lot of room to add more match-ups and could put on an exciting showcase ahead of the PLE. Here is all you need to know ahead of the November 28 edition of NXT. WWE NXT Full Match Card: The […]

Official logo of NWA Powerrr.

November will end in a big way for National Wrestling Alliance fans as this week’s edition of NWA Powerrr is packed to the brim with exciting contests. The NWA Nation will witness a title match, a return, and a couple of debuts on the latest installment of everyone’s favorite Tuesday night wrestling show. So, what’re we waiting for? […]

AEW TBS Champion Julia Hart.
James Staynings - Feb 23, 2023

AEW Creative has decisions and mistakes to learn from in order to let their new women’s champions build momentum. For them and their division. At Full Gear, a witch and an unhinged scarlet bagged the promotion’s two top prizes in their division. Two character-based wrestlers, Toni Storm and Julia Hart, beat two of the best, […]

WWE Raw promotional graphic featuring CM Punk.
AB Morales - Feb 23, 2023

The week begins and it’s bound to be a massive start to the week as WWE is reeling after Survivor Series: WarGames. WWE Monday Night Raw comes to us live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Survivor Series: WarGames seems to have completely changed the complexion of the WWE Raw brand. And for once, […]

WWE Survivor Series 2023 Results: Main Event Graphic

WWE presents one of the annual “Big Four” shows tonight, November 25th as they return to the Allstate Arena for Survivor Series. Two WarGames matches will take place  as Cody Rhodes, Seth Rollins, Jey Uso, Sami Zayn, and Randy Orton take on The Judgement Day with Drew McIntyre in one of the Wargames matches. Bianca Belair, […]

WWE Survivor Series 2023: WarGames premium live event poster.
Chinyere Okafor - Feb 23, 2023

WWE Survivor Series: WarGames is here, and the event is one that wrestling fans will not want to miss. The event emanates from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois and is set to take place on Saturday, November 25th. In the U.S., it is available to watch on Peacock and internationally on the WWE Network. The main […]

Pro Wrestling NOAH "Star Demolition" 2023 event poster featuring Daga and Shuji Kondo.
Kelvin Briggs - Feb 23, 2023

Pro Wrestling NOAH returns tonight with a show from Korakuen Hall featuring two championship matches on the 8-match card along with the NOAH regular roster. Here’s what you need to know about this monumental event. 📣 Friday’s Star Navigation FULL CARD 🔥 👑 2 Title Matches 🏟 Korakuen Hall 📺 LIVE on #wrestleUNIVERSE 🎙 English […]