NJPW: KENTA Calls Out Katsuyori Shibata

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KENTA and Katsuyori Shibata have a storied history. They went from soulmates to rivals, from closest friends to bitter enemies. After his recent G1 Climax win over Hirooki Goto, KENTA made some interesting backstage comments. “Every time I face Hirooki Goto, I can’t help but think of Shibata. What are you doing, Shibata? Hurry up […] READ MORE



Katsuyori Shibata Announces Rules for His Match at Wrestle Kingdom 16

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At New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s recent Wrestle Kingdom 16 press conference, Katsuyori Shibata announced a ruleset for his return match on January 4 in the Tokyo Dome. Katsuyori Shibata will compete in the Tokyo Dome in a Catch Wrestling Rules match! Shibata explained the rules, their reasons, and his aims in today's Wrestle Kingdom press conference!https://t.co/P68nu8Gkba#njpw […] READ MORE



NJPW G1 Climax 31: Katsuyori Shibata Makes In-Ring Return

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In what has been a pleasant surprise coming out of a polarizing G1 Climax 31 Final, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) legend, Katsuyori Shibata, made an in-ring return in an unannounced five minute exhibition bout against Zack Sabre Jr. Long-time NJPW fans will remember Shibata as the hard-hitting, mixed martial artist and puroresu master who was […] READ MORE


Katsuyori Shibata Profile Returns to NJPW Roster Page

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It was a monstrously shocking image to see at the G1 Climax in mid-August following the shocking turn from KENTA where he joined Bullet Club. KENTA’s friend, former New Japan star Katsuyori Shibata, stormed the ring to get physical with his friend for such an act of betrayal of his trust in bringing KENTA into […] READ MORE


KENTA Joins Bullet Club… SHIBATA Returns!

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Last night at the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Finals, we saw former WWE Superstar and NJPW’s newest talent, KENTA, join Bullet Club. KENTA was involved in a 6 man tag match against Guerrillas of Destiny and the Bad Luck Fale, teaming up with Tomohiro Ishii and Yoshi Hashi. In what resulted in a big moment, […] READ MORE


The Next Chapter Begins: Gabriel Kidd To Train At New Japan’s LA Dojo

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At this past Friday’s Revolution Pro Wrestling (RevPro) show in Manchester, titled Ungovernable, Gabriel Kidd was victorious in the opening six man tag team match alongside Kenneth Halfpenny and Shaun Jackson, where they defeated the team of Brendan White, Clark Connors, and Karl Fredericks. Following the match, Kidd told the audience that he wanted to […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: May 2019

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […] READ MORE