Wrestle Kingdom 14 IWGP Double Gold Dash Primer

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For the first time ever, Wrestle Kingdom 14 is a two night extravaganza where the first of its kind scenario will happen on night one and two as history will be made. Four men will go into night one with a shot at history, two going is as champions, and two going in as challengers. […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestle Kingdom 14 Show One (1/4/20)

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Wrestle Kingdom. The Biggest Show on the calendar for NJPW takes place at the very beginning of the year. An extravaganza that consists of two nights of action, this is a preview of the first show of Wrestle Kingdom 14. Which will feature many highly anticipated matches, for all sorts of championships and hype towards […] READ MORE


The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: August 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Wrestling Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best wrestling 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 […] READ MORE


20 Best Wrestling Matches Of The Month: July 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Wrestling Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best wrestling 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 […] READ MORE


Kota Ibushi Wins 29th G1 Climax Tournament

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After losing in the finals of the G1 Climax a year ago, Kota Ibushi bounced back this year by winning his first G1 of his career. His last two victories included defeating the reigning IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada, and former champion, “Switchblade” Jay White in the G1 Climax Final. With this victory, Ibushi has […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: June 2019 Edition

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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


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


Recap: Kota Ibushi Discusses KENTA, G1, Starting Out & More!

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In just a few hours the NJPW G1 Climax tournament begins and prior to it, Kota Ibushi was interviewed by Dave Meltzer in a rare U.S. interview. Here is the full transcribed interview with all of Ibushi’s answers (through his interpreter). Find out more about the mind of Kota Ibushi as it relates to training […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 29 Field Primer

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It’s time for the most grueling tournament in pro wrestling, G1 Climax 29 from New Japan Pro Wrestling brackets have revealed some big names that have never debuted in the field of twenty competitors before. The IWGP Junior heavyweight champion, Will Ospreay, Shingo Takagi, Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley all staked their claim to be […] READ MORE


Tetsuya Naito & Kota Ibushi: A Rivalry For The Ages

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At NJPW Dominion on June 8, Tetsuya Naito will be facing IWGP Intercontinental Champion Kota Ibushi with the title on the line. But this match goes much deeper than a title that Naito has shown little regard for in three previous reigns with it. It’s another battle between two former friends and tag team partners, […] READ MORE