Preview: NJPW – New Japan Cup 2020 Final (7/11/20)

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The New Japan Cup 2020 finals are set. 2019 New Japan Cup winner Kazuchika Okada faces Los Ingobernables De Japon (LIJ) faction member, EVIL. This will be the fifth singles match between the two with Okada leading the series, 3-1. The finals will be a momentous night for not only viewers of NJPW World but […] READ MORE


NJPW Returning To Action June 15, New Japan Cup, Dominion Announced

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On Monday, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) held a press conference to announce the return of NJPW to live events, with the Together Project Special on June 15, 2020. It will be a secret show, with all matches announced prior to each match. But the biggest news was the announcement that the New Japan Cup, […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: June 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […] READ MORE


Birds Of Prey – Will Ospreay vs Robbie Eagles

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In 2017 a match which appeared to be a simple case of perfect timing spawned one of the most incredible rivalries in Australian wrestling. Not only did the first encounter between Ospreay and Eagles deliver on the promise of epic in-ring action but it also placed a gigantic spotlight on the Australian scene as a […] READ MORE


Seven Star Anniversary: Revisiting the Highest Rated Wrestling Match Ever-Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada

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Dave Meltzer‘s 5-star rating system has often been controversial and certainly a point of contention amongst fans. There are primarily three camps of people, those who accept Meltzer’s ratings as gospel, those who deny them, citing favorability issues (“matches in the Tokyo Dome seem to automatically get extra stars…,” “Meltzer hates WWE and only likes […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: History Making Title Changes at NJPW Dominion

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New Japan’s second-biggest single event of the year, NJPW Dominion, went down on Sunday night in Osaka, Japan, and the event had its share of surprises, including the announcement of KENTA heading to NJPW, and he, Jon Moxley and Shingo Takagi entering the 2019 G1 Climax Series. But the night also saw three huge title […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Dominion (6/9/19)

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The second biggest show of the year from New Japan Pro Wrestling is upon us, this event looks like it may surpass Wrestle Kingdom 13 in terms of both match quality and overall appeal. Dominion is the event where Kenny Omega vs Kazuchika Okada took place the past two years, effectively staking NJPW’s claim as […] READ MORE


#AllEliteWeek: Cody Rhodes Has Changed The Business In Three Years

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Three years ago, on May 22, 2016, Cody Rhodes (then portraying Stardust) was granted his release from the WWE after ten years in the company. And since then, the man known as Cody has simply changed the wrestling business forever. In just three days, All Elite Wrestling will have their first ever show, Double or Nothing which […] 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


The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: January 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […] READ MORE