LGBT Wrestling in 2018 – A Glimpse into a Better Future

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LGBT people have been neglected in the wrestling world for a long-time, but since the Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) reunited in NJPW and Finn Balór made his Wrestlemania entrance with a “Bálor Club is for Everyone” theme, there is more space than ever to make “Wrestling is for Everybody” more than just […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: April 2018 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


Why Omega vs Okada 4 Is The Biggest Match in Years

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Kazuchika Okada defended the IWGP heavyweight championship for a record twelfth time against Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestling Dontaku today, effectively ending a classic feud that made Okada what he is today. Okada pinned “The Ace”in a tremendous main event then Okada listed the names he has defeated one-by-one. The last time Okada was in Osaka, he […] READ MORE


G1 Special In San Francisco, What A Successful Show Means For NJPW

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This past Wednesday, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) announced tickets would be going on sale, May 1st for the July 7th G1 Special in San Francisco. The company added the following language along with the announcement: “After wildly successful events in Los Angeles, NJPW management sought out a bigger building for our San Francisco debut. […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: March 2018 Edition (VIDEOS)

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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


Preview: RevPro UK at WrestleCon (4/06/18)

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Every year during Wrestlemania season, WrestleCon puts on a show where the creme de la creme of independent wrestling performs, when different promotions come together to build an alternative to the market leader. RevPro is participating for the second time in 2018 in New Orleans, and this is what they have to offer. Adam Brooks […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Sakura Genesis 2018 (4/1/18)

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For the first time in months, the IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada is in real trouble, because a man who has submitted every top star in NJPW within days challenges him for his title. Will Okada tie Hiroshi Tanahashi in his amount of title defences, or are we going to witness the crowning of the first ever British-born IWGP […] READ MORE


Zack Sabre Jr Wins the 2018 New Japan Cup

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Zack Sabre Jr has outlasted sixteen of the top performers in New Japan Pro Wrestling to become the first ever European winner of the prestigious New Japan Cup tournament. This puts Sabre in elite company, as he is the first gaijin to win this tournament in twelve years, since Giant Bernard (WWE’s Albert/NXT’s Matt Bloom) in 2005. […] READ MORE


Preview: New Japan Cup (3/9/18)

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The sixteen competitors have been announced for the fourteenth annual New Japan Cup tournament and it’s a great combination of debuts and returning New Japan Cup winners. There will be no time-limits and it will all be broadcast live on NJPW World starting March 9 through March 21, when the finals take place. The champions […] 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