Preview: IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Tournament

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When New Japan Pro Wrestling came back from break, it started its major return with the New Japan Cup. This New Japan Cup featured heavyweights, Young Lions, and even a few junior heavyweights. One of those juniors in the tournament was IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion YOH, who teamed with SHO in Roppongi 3K. […] READ MORE


Second Wave of NJPW Figures Features Los Ingobernables de Japon

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Last November, action figure company Super7 revealed they were producing New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW)‘s first set of action figures in the US with NJPW ULTIMATES Wave 1, which featured Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Will Ospreay, and Tomohiro Ishii. On Monday, the company announced that NJPW ULTIMATES Wave 2 was now available for pre-order and would […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestling Dontaku: Night Two (5/4/19)

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NJPW’s Wrestling Dontaku has been an annual event since 2009, but starting in 2018, it switched to a two-day event on the holiday weekend in Japan and that trend continues this year, as night two takes place on Saturday night, with a huge IWGP Heavyweight Championship title defense and a new Bullet Club debut. Ren […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestling Dontaku: Night One (5/3/19)

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Every May 3rd, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) holds it’s annual Wrestling Dontaku, an event that began in 1993. While it was inconsistent in its first decade (running from 1993 through 1995, then again in 2000 and 2001), it’s been an annual tradition since 2009. Dontaku is a Japanese word for “holiday”, taken from the Dutch word “Zondag”, […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW 47th Anniversary (3/6/19)

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A special champion vs champion match will headline the NJPW 47th Anniversary and the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship along with the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships will be on the line. It’s an annual tradition for New Japan Pro Wrestling to present an anniversary event every March but what’s so interesting about this year […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW New Beginning In Sapporo (2/2/19 – 2/3/19)

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There will be two nights in Sapporo on the New Beginning tour from New Japan Pro Wrestling with three championships to be decided on night two. The faction wars are highlighted heavily as well as NJPW setting up young attractions as co-main eventers. EVIL, Zack Sabre Jr and SANADA all have big matches as wrestlers […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek Preview: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13 (1/4/19)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling is the only wrestling company in the world to set their biggest event of the year at the beginning of January, it’s become a staple of NJPW to feature the best matches possible and the Winter events have led up to an outstanding Wrestle Kingdom 13 card. Surprise title changes happened […] READ MORE


NJPW World Tag League 2018: The Tag Teams

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The end of every year, New Japan Pro Wrestling presents it’s final tournament on the calendar with the NJPW World Tag League tournament. 2018 however will have a format change, instead of an A and B Block, every team will be grouped together with the two teams with the most wins going to the Finals. […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Power Struggle (11/3/18)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been hosting the Road To Power Struggle events for all of October, heavily featuring the NJPW Super Junior Tag League tournament, leading to NJPW Power Struggle on November 2. The storylines are all coming to a head as we quickly approach Wrestle Kingdom 13 on January 4, the biggest event […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW King Of Pro Wrestling (10/8/18)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is coming off of a successful Fighting Spirit Unleashed event at the Walter Pyramid in California where the main event for King Of Pro Wrestling was set. The Golden Lovers (IWGP heavyweight champion Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi)  defeated the CHAOS dream team of Tomohiro Ishii and Kazuchika Okada in the […] READ MORE