25 Years Later: WCW Monday Nitro Debuts

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Twenty-five years ago today, a deafening shot was fired in the form of WCW Monday Nitro. From the early 80s to the mid 90s, the professional wrestling world was dominated by the World Wrestling Federation. Though its popularity started to wane during the latter period, due to such circumstances as lacking creative and 1994’s steroid […] READ MORE


Official: Jyushin “Thunder” Liger Enters 2020 WWE Hall Of Fame

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It has been speculated for months, but now it is official.  The legendary Jyushin “Thunder” Liger will be an entrant in the 2020 WWE Hall Of Fame.  The trailblazing junior heavyweight called it a day and retired in January putting an end to his 35-year career. Fans in the USA were exposed to Liger back […] READ MORE


Report: Jushin “Thunder’ Liger, Bella Twins Headed to WWE Hall of Fame

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In a tweet sent out by the Twitter account Wrestlevotes, who has broken many stories in the past, WWE is planning on announcing a New Japan legend and a controversial tag team into this year’s Hall of Fame Class of 2020, joining Batista and New World Order (“Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & […] READ MORE


Preview: PWA & Fale Dojo – Liger Down Under (12/14/19)

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As we approach his retirement the legendary Jyushin Thunder Liger makes his way to PWA for Liger Down Under.  This show, run in association with the Fale Dojo, is a loaded show full of some of Australia’s finest as well as Young Lions from the Fale Dojo and, of course, Liger himself. ‘World’s Finest’ Carter Deams vs […] READ MORE


Preview: PWA Black Label – The Prefects 18th Birthday Party (12/7/19)

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Max Watt’s Sydney is set to play host to one of the most riotous birthday celebrations ever! This weekend The Prefects (Billy Preston & Jimmy Townsend) finally turn 18, and thus “legally” enter the venue, so to celebrate Pro Wrestling Australia (PWA) is allowing them to host their birthday party at the final Max Watt’s […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – King of Pro Wrestling (10/14/19)

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After a bit of a break with the US and Destruction tours, NJPW is back with one of the biggest shows of their year.  King Of Pro Wrestling sees Kazuchika Okada defend the title against SANADA, Will Ospreay defends the junior title against his rival El Phanatasmo and much more. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) & Ryusuke Taguchi vs Suzuki-Gun (El […] READ MORE


Kishin Liger Answers Minoru Suzuki’s Challenge in Kobe

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Earlier this week, Minoru Suzuki unmasked and disrespected New Japan legend Jushin Thunder Liger, who is set to retire this January at Wrestle Kingdom 14. But post-match, he declared while he wanted to face the man in singles competition, he didn’t want “the bastard under the mask”. Suzuki wanted the real Liger, the man under the mask. […] READ MORE


Minoru Suzuki Unmasks Liger, Calls out “The Demon”

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At NJPW Destruction in Kagoshima on Monday, a 8-man tag battle between Suzuki-gun and a team featuring Jushin Thunder Liger erupted into chaos, as Suzuki-gun was disqualified and Minoru Suzuki unmasked Liger in the melee. Following the incident, an irrate Liger challenged Suzuki to a showdown, but post-match, Suzuki laughed at the idea. “With that […] READ MORE


Preview: RevPro – 7 Year Anniversary Show (8/18/19)

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On August 26, 2012, Revolution Pro was founded in London, England, becoming an integral part of the UK indie wrestling boom of the past decade. This Sunday, RevPro celebrates seven years of operation with their 7th Anniversary Show, which is highlighted by a stop on NJPW Legend Jushin Thunder Liger‘s farewell tour, plus PAC vs. […] READ MORE


Match Point: Jushin Thunder Liger To Fight Son of Historic Rival for DEFY

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Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today’s edition looks at a huge 6-man tag team with DEFY Wrestling in Tacoma, Washington, where legendary NJPW star Jushin “Thunder” Liger leads a […] READ MORE