#AndNEW: Jun Kasai Wins GAORA TV Championship at New Year Wars

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Earlier today, All Japan Pro Wrestling produced the second show of the New Year Wars Tour. This show featured three title matches; in these title matches, both the All Asia Tag Team Championships and Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship would be retained. Before the main event, the GAORA TV Championship was on the line in the […] READ MORE


Match Point: Yuma Aoyagi vs. Suwama (1/3/21)

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In March of 2020, Suwama would end the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship reign of Kento Miyahara. A reign that lasted over 500 days, Miyahara defeated all types of challengers along the way. One of these challengers was Yuma Aoyagi, who hinted at a betrayal in February of 2020 against Miyahara at Korakuen Hall. While he […] READ MORE


Beginner’s Guide to AJPW: Tournaments

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All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) is one of the biggest promotions in Japan. In most Japanese wrestling companies, tournaments are a staple of programming that would be seen year-round. With AJPW’s rise in popularity, including a focus on airing more shows in 2020, it is appropriate to cover the tournaments commonly seen in this promotion. […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: All Japan Introduces & Crowns Trios Champions

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All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) recently finished up the calendar year with the AJP Prime Night event. In a show that already featured multiple announcements on future events and the AJPW departure of Yusuke Okada, we would also see the first AJPW Trios champions crowned. Trios Championships are a staple in Puroresu across the world, […] READ MORE


Yusuke Okada Announces Departure From All Japan Pro Wrestling

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When it comes to All Japan Pro Wrestling, the process of pursuing wrestling goes through a Dojo System, one of the recent graduates of this system was Yusuke Okada. Yusuke Okada for the past while has been exclusive with the Evolution Stable in All Japan and impressed many arenas with his flying headbutts, a rogue-ish […] READ MORE


Kento Miyahara and Yuma Aoyagi Win AJPW Real World Tag League 2020

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All Japan Pro Wrestling‘s Real World Tag League 2020 is officially over. The winners have been decided: Kento Miyahara and Yuma Aoyagi. The tournament showcased action between 10 teams. These included The Violent Giants, Team ECW known as Tajiri and Masato Tanaka, Enfant Terribles (Kuma Arashi and Shotaro Ashino) & JIN (Jake Lee and Koji […] READ MORE


Beginners Guide to AJPW: The Championships

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All Japan Pro Wrestling has been around for over 48. In recent memory, it has become more popular the English fans. With the new international store and even the occasional English documentary, AJPW continues to grow. In today’s piece, we give you the Beginner’s Guide to All Japan Pro Wrestling. We must start off with […] READ MORE


Match Point: Zeus vs. Kento Miyahara (Champion Carnival 2020 Finals)

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Match Point is an on-going 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. In this edition, we will take a look at the upcoming Champion Carnival 2020 finals pitting Zeus against Kento Miyahara. The […] READ MORE


Preview: AJPW Champion Carnival 2020

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The month of September for pro wrestling in Japan is one of the best times to get into wrestling around the world. Four tournaments are set for this month. These include Stardom‘s 5* Star Grand Prix, which will be making its return. Another event to keep an eye on will be the Champion Carnival for […] READ MORE