How a NJPW G1 Climax Style Tournament Can Help WWE Create Stars


Every year, in late summer, New Japan Pro-Wrestling holds its annual G1 Climax tournament. The G1 Climax is a round-robin tournament that usually features 16, 18, or 20 wrestlers. The wrestlers are divided into two groups, and each wrestler faces every other wrestler in their group. The men who win the most matches in their […] READ MORE

Kota Ibushi Wins G1 Climax 30

Kota Ibushi writes his name in the history books as he becomes the first person to win back-to-back G1 Climax titles since Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 03/04.  Ibushi joins a very illustrious echelon with his win as he joins Tenzan and Masahiro Chono as the only back-to-back winners of the G1 Climax.  Antonio Inoki won back-to-back IWGP Leagues and MSE Series’ […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW – G1 Climax 2020 (B Block)


The G1 Climax Tournament is the biggest tournament for New Japan Pro Wrestling. Consisting of two blocks of ten wrestlers. New Japan will crown a new contender for the double IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom in 2021. Today, we take a look at the wrestlers in B Block. Toru Yano […] READ MORE

#AndNEW: Zack Sabre Jr Wins The British Heavyweight Championship


Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Zack Sabre Jr in the UK at NJPW Royal Quest for the British heavyweight championship with the High Fly Flow. It has been a rivalry that has been simmering since Sabre debuted in NJPW and tapped out “The Ace” in the NJPW G1 Climax tournament in 2017. RevPro is the UK home […] READ MORE

#AndNEW: KENTA, Hiroshi Tanahashi win gold at NJPW Royal Quest


New Japan Pro Wrestling presented Royal Quest at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday, August 31 in the United Kingdom where two new Champions were crowned. A hot London crowd witnessed new Bullet Club member, KENTA, defeat CHAOS member Tomohiro Ishii for the NEVER Openweight championship but not without a bit of controversy.  KENTA […] READ MORE

Kota Ibushi Wins 29th G1 Climax Tournament


After losing in the finals of the G1 Climax a year ago, Kota Ibushi bounced back this year by winning his first G1 of his career. His last two victories included defeating the reigning IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada, and former champion, “Switchblade” Jay White in the G1 Climax Final. With this victory, Ibushi has […] READ MORE

Will Ospreay Makes NJPW History


While Will Ospreay won’t be in the finals for this year’s G1 Climax for NJPW, he can at least hold his head up high that he’s cemented himself in the New Japan history books. After competing in this year’s G1 Climax, Will Ospreay has become the first man in NJPW history to compete in the […] READ MORE