The Grand Master Coming to NJPW – But Who Could It Be?

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Last week New Japan Pro Wrestling ran a vignette on their Social Media about the debut of a new character simply called The Grand Master. The same vignette aired again on Monday during NJPW’s return to live events, Together Project Special, teasing that a debuting character would be finding “the way to Grandmaster”. The martial […] READ MORE


NJPW World Tag League 2018: The Tag Teams

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The end of every year, New Japan Pro Wrestling presents it’s final tournament on the calendar with the NJPW World Tag League tournament. 2018 however will have a format change, instead of an A and B Block, every team will be grouped together with the two teams with the most wins going to the Finals. […] 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