Preview: New Japan Cup 2021 (3/4/21-3/21/21)

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The New Japan Cup is the first annual tournament in the New Japan Pro Wrestling calendar. The main focus of this tournament is to crown a number one contender for the brand new IWGP World Heavyweight Championship at Sakura Genesis. This tournament features 30 participants and in this preview of the New Japan Cup card, we will cover the […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Castle Attack 2021 (2/27/21 – 2/28/21)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling is starting a brand new tour in February known as Castle Attack. This tour will be headlined by two major shows in Osaka Jo-Hall which will be happening this weekend. On this tour’s first night, we will see two rivalries possibly end as Bullet Club‘s top members face off against CHAOS‘ […] READ MORE


New Japan News: Castle Attack Card Information

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The New Beginning Tour recently ended for New Japan Pro Wrestling, with the major moment of the tour being Kota Ibushi defeating SANADA to retain the IWGP Double Championship. We now look into our next tour with the brand new Castle Attack, which will be headlined by two shows in Osaka Jo-Hall. Let‘s get into the news IWGP Junior Tag & IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Matches Set After Hiromu Takahashi defeated Sho to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, one half of the brand new IWGP Junior Tag Team Champions El Phantasmo would come out and attack Hiromu Takahashi and challenge him […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Summer Struggle In Jingu (8/29/20)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been doing a tour this past month known as Summer Struggle. This tour has a conclusion: a show in an arena that NJPW hasn’t been in many years. This leads us to the aforementioned event. It will feature multiple title matches right before the infamous G1 Climax. NJPW will host […] READ MORE


Match Point: EVIL vs. Hiromu Takahashi, Sengoku Lord (7/25/20)

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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 of Match Point, we will take the very personal story that heads into the huge double championship match […] READ MORE



Dick Togo: Bullet Club’s Newest Member

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Amidst the shocking betrayal of EVIL on Los Ingobernables de Japon following his New Japan Cup victory over Kazuchika Okada, to EVIL’s crowning as new IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Champion at NJPW Dominion the following night, another shocking moment this past weekend was the return of Japanese legend Dick Togo to NJPW, where the former […] 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


The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: August 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Wrestling Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best wrestling 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 […] READ MORE