50: New Japan Pro Wrestling Joins Half-Century Club of Wrestling Promotions’ Longevity

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) officially celebrates its 50 year anniversary as a pro wrestling company, founded on that day in 1972 by legendary puroresu great, Antonio Inoki. Inoki, one of the star pupils of the father of puroresu, Rikidōzan, created NJPW after departing Rikidōzan’s Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance (JWA) in controversy the […] READ MORE


The Canada 150, Prologue: The Promotions

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On July 1st, the nation of Canada celebrates it’s 150th birthday (obviously Canada’s original nation of indigenous peoples were around for over 14,000 years prior to the colonization, but we needed a much smaller number for this series). In honour of Canada’s historic birthday, we’re running an 11-part series called The Canada 150, looking at […] READ MORE