50: New Japan Pro Wrestling Joins Half-Century Club of Wrestling Promotions’ Longevity

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) officially celebrates its 50 year anniversary as a pro wrestling company, founded on that day in 1972 by legendary puroresu great, Antonio Inoki. Inoki, one of the star pupils of the father of puroresu, Rikidōzan, created NJPW after departing Rikidōzan’s Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance (JWA) in controversy the […] READ MORE



The Birth of Lucha Libre and 85 Years of CMLL

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This past week, Mexico’s Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) officially celebrated it’s 85th anniversary, celebrating it’s first card held on September 21, 1933. With it’s 85th Anniversary show last week, CMLL continued its legacy as the longest running and oldest wrestling promotion in the world of professional wrestling. It’s closing in on the record for […] READ MORE


Villano III Passes Away At The Age Of 66

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One of the most legendary wrestlers in Mexico, Villano III has passed away at the age of 66. The former UWA star was responsible for one of Mexico’s best matches in history, when he went head to heat against Atlantis in 2000 in a Lucha de Apuestas. DESCANSE EN PAZ “EL REY ARTURO”El Consejo Mundial […] READ MORE