Southern Pro Wrestling and Impact Pro Wrestling Announce Partnership

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The two biggest wrestling promotions in New Zealand have announced the formation of a formal partnership.┬áSouthern Pro Wrestling (SPW) and Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW) will continue to operate independently. However, championships will now be recognised across promotions and talent will be shared much more regularly. Behind the scenes, these two promotions have had a longstanding […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW The New Beginning In Sapporo Night 2 (1/28/18)

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We continue our look at NJPW‘s The New Beginning tour, with Night 2 of The New Beginning in Sapporo! Kitamura Trial Series #3: Kitamura Vs. Juice Robinson The end-game in the Kitamura trial series should be longer matches where we all get to see what the former Young Lion with a bodybuilders physique has to […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW The New Beginning In Sapporo Night 1 (1/27/18)

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Wrestle Kingdom 12 was a big success with 34,995 in attendance for eight championship matches on the biggest card of the year. Rivalries were settled between rivals Hirooki Goto and Minoru Suzuki while Tetsuya Naito while further his chase for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Now, three big shows take place with The New Beginning In […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek Lion’s Gate: The NJPW Young Lions

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The Young Lion tradition in New Japan Pro Wrestling (Shin Nihon Puroresu) drew inspiration from the shisho-deshi (teacher-student) relationship which still exists in a modified form within the promotion. Young Lions are those who are currently training at the legendary New Japan Dojo which trained the likes of Keiji Muto, Shin’ya Hashimoto, Masahiro Chono, Jushin […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW World Tag League Entrants (11/18/2017)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been doing the annual World Tag League tournament since 1980. Some amazing teams have entered this tournament throughout the years like Katsuyori Shibata and Hirooki Goto. Some teams are still going strong after several years like Kojima and Tenzan. This year three wrestlers will step foot in an NJPW ring […] READ MORE