Joshi Watch: Arisa Nakajima

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When discussing the greatest women’s wrestlers in Japan today, room in the discussion must be made for Arisa Nakajima. Having started her career at a young age, the former SEAdLINNNG Beyond the Sea Champion built an incredible reputation. In fact, depending on who’s asked, Nakajima may just be the very best wrestler in the joshi […] READ MORE


All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling: 15 Years On From It’s Closure

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In early 2005 All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling (AJW) shut it’s doors for the last time.  15 years on and the promotion is still heralded as the greatest women’s wrestling promotion in history with a host of its top names considered to be some of the best wrestlers of all time.  We’re going to go […] READ MORE


Before They Were Famous: Nikki Cross

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All wrestlers have to start somewhere on the path to making their dreams a reality, whether it be a wrestling school, church basement, bingo hall, etc. From there, those wrestlers work their way up to the pinnacle of their dreams. For many, that’s a career in WWE. But sometimes the journey is just as important […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Sayaka Obihiro

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When taking a look across the landscape of Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling, few possess the level of experience of “Sprint” Sayaka Obihiro. At 33 years old, Obihiro boasts close to 10 years of wrestling experience. The lady in blue has seen success across different promotions, including REINA and Ice Ribbon, but her home remains Gatoh […] READ MORE


Command Bolshoi Retires

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Command Bolshoi’s promotion Pure-J today held her retirement show at Korakuen Hall in front of 1,530 fans.  Bolshoi’s career spanned almost 30 years as she wrestled for almost every major promotion in the world having thousands of matches and making use of her diminutive size. It's an incredibly important day as the legendary Command Bolshoi – a […] READ MORE