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

Preview: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (3/8/19)


The 2019 New Japan Cup will be the fifteenth tournament from New Japan Pro Wrestling and the stakes couldn’t be higher in 2019. Hiroshi Tanahashi enters this year’s New Japan Cup tournament once again after winning the first-ever tournament in 2005. Previous winners also include Kota Ibushi (2015), Katsuyori Shibata (2017) and Tetsuya Naito (2016). The […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW New Beginning In Sapporo (2/2/19 – 2/3/19)


There will be two nights in Sapporo on the New Beginning tour from New Japan Pro Wrestling with three championships to be decided on night two. The faction wars are highlighted heavily as well as NJPW setting up young attractions as co-main eventers. EVIL, Zack Sabre Jr and SANADA all have big matches as wrestlers […] READ MORE

NJPW World Tag League 2018: The Tag Teams


The end of every year, New Japan Pro Wrestling presents it’s final tournament on the calendar with the NJPW World Tag League tournament. 2018 however will have a format change, instead of an A and B Block, every team will be grouped together with the two teams with the most wins going to the Finals. […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW World Tag League Entrants (11/18/2017)


New Japan Pro Wrestling has been doing the annual World Tag League tournament since 1980. Some amazing teams have entered this tournament throughout the years like Katsuyori Shibata and Hirooki Goto. Some teams are still going strong after several years like Kojima and Tenzan. This year three wrestlers will step foot in an NJPW ring […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW Power Struggle 2017 (11-5-2017)


Another great offering from New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) on November 5th with most notably a Wrestle Kingdom worthy championship main event. Kota Ibushi had a fantastic run in this year’s G1 Climax tournament and would love nothing more than to become a champion again in NJPW. Ibushi has previously been the Junior Heavyweight champion but […] READ MORE