Preview: NJPW – Southern Showdown (6/29/19)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is set to embark on their second tour of Australia. The tour begins this Saturday in Melbourne with Southern Showdown before then heading to Sydney on Sunday. Unlike their previous tour, this weekends tour is being treated as a full-fledged NJPW main roster tour. Saturday’s event emanating from Festival Hall […] 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 Strong Style Evolved (3/25/18)

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The North American expansion of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) continues with a trip to the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, California on March 25. Last July’s G1 In USA event was a big success with an attendance of over 2,000 but the company can and will do much bigger numbers in the future. NJPW did […] READ MORE


OG Bullet Club Win 6-Man Gold at Road to Tokyo Dome

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In a year that’s seen the ROH Bullet Club chapter (and Being The Elite cast) claim all the gold and the headlines in both ROH and NJPW, the Japanese chapter struck gold today at NJPW’s Road To Tokyo Dome event in Tokyo when Bad Luck Fale and the Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa) […] READ MORE


The Hot Tag 100 (24-1)

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Compiled by Jamie Greer; rankings voted on by full LWOPW staff, plus guest panelist Dave Dynasty of “The Dave Dynasty Show” We conclude our look at the best 100 tag teams of the past year with the 1st annual Last Word on Pro Wrestling Hot Tag 100, looking at numbers 24 down to 1. For […] READ MORE



Superstar Trek: The Next Generation

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“The mat. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the multigenerational wrestler. Their on-going mission, to explore new worlds, to seek out new opponents, and new civilizations, to boldly go where their forebearers have gone before.” Professional wrestling is driven by a lot of things. Passion, intensity, performance, money, athleticism. But one thing that has […] READ MORE