Preview: NJPW — New Beginning In Nagoya (1/30/21)

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New Beginning In Nagoya marks the first of three major shows in the New Beginning Tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling, with the conclusion of this tour being at New Beginning In Hiroshima on Feb. 11. Today, we take a preview of the card that features a highly anticipated NEVER Openweight Championship match in the […] READ MORE


Beginner’s Luck?: A Performance Timeline of First-Time Participants in the G1 Climax

Disclaimer: This article looks at the performance timeline of participants making their G1 Climax debuts under the round-robin format. For statistical purposes, the article is only looking at tournaments under the branded, G1 Climax name, which excludes anything prior to 1991. In addition, this article only looks at the performance timeline for those tournaments held […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (3/8/19)

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The 2019 New Japan Cup will be the fifteenth tournament from New Japan Pro Wrestling and the stakes couldn’t be higher in 2019. Hiroshi Tanahashi enters this year’s New Japan Cup tournament once again after winning the first-ever tournament in 2005. Previous winners also include Kota Ibushi (2015), Katsuyori Shibata (2017) and Tetsuya Naito (2016). The […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW New Beginning In Sapporo (2/2/19 – 2/3/19)

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There will be two nights in Sapporo on the New Beginning tour from New Japan Pro Wrestling with three championships to be decided on night two. The faction wars are highlighted heavily as well as NJPW setting up young attractions as co-main eventers. EVIL, Zack Sabre Jr and SANADA all have big matches as wrestlers […] 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


Inside G128: Can Tetsuya Naito Go Back To Back?

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Inside G128 is an in-depth look at the 20 participants of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s 2018 version of the G1 Climax tournament. The G1 is considered to be the most prestigious tournament in wrestling. Every individual in the field has their own unique story, as they prepare to make their claim as the best endurance […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW 46th Anniversary (3/6/18)

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Last year New Japan Pro Wrestling presented a memorable 45th Anniversary show with IWGP heavyweight champion Kazuchika Okada against Tiger Mask W (Kota Ibushi under the mask) in a spectacular main event. This year NJPW has been consistently putting forth great events and putting rising Young Lions on the card. There will be two championship matches at […] 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