Preview: NJPW – New Japan Cup 2020 Final (7/11/20)

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The New Japan Cup 2020 finals are set. 2019 New Japan Cup winner Kazuchika Okada faces Los Ingobernables De Japon (LIJ) faction member, EVIL. This will be the fifth singles match between the two with Okada leading the series, 3-1. The finals will be a momentous night for not only viewers of NJPW World but […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – New Japan Cup (6/16/20-7/11/20)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling is set to return after a 4 month absence.  One of the first tours announced to return is the New Japan Cup.  Since the Best of Super Juniors Tournament was also cancelled, the juniors are going to be part of the NJPW New Japan Cup for the very first time in […] READ MORE


NJPW Returning To Action June 15, New Japan Cup, Dominion Announced

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On Monday, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) held a press conference to announce the return of NJPW to live events, with the Together Project Special on June 15, 2020. It will be a secret show, with all matches announced prior to each match. But the biggest news was the announcement that the New Japan Cup, […] READ MORE


New Japan Cup 2020 Brackets Revealed

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Update: NJPW has canceled a number of the New Japan Cup shows due to the Coronavirus outbreak Here lies the new bracket New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) has had a heck of a way to start off with the new decade. With the retirement of Jyushin Liger being one of the major parts of Wrestle […] 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


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


Preview: NJPW – Dominion (6/9/19)

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The second biggest show of the year from New Japan Pro Wrestling is upon us, this event looks like it may surpass Wrestle Kingdom 13 in terms of both match quality and overall appeal. Dominion is the event where Kenny Omega vs Kazuchika Okada took place the past two years, effectively staking NJPW’s claim as […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestling Dontaku: Night Two (5/4/19)

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NJPW’s Wrestling Dontaku has been an annual event since 2009, but starting in 2018, it switched to a two-day event on the holiday weekend in Japan and that trend continues this year, as night two takes place on Saturday night, with a huge IWGP Heavyweight Championship title defense and a new Bullet Club debut. Ren […] READ MORE


Kazuchika Okada Wins New Japan Cup

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“The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada won his second ever New Japan Cup defeating SANADA in the final of the 2019 tournament.  It is only Okada’s third time taking part in the tournament as he usually holds championship gold, which excludes him from eligibility. 優勝しました!みんなありがとう! pic.twitter.com/OXDK5Z1rRw — オカダ・カズチカ (@rainmakerXokada) March 24, 2019 Okada bested Tomohiro Ishii, Mikey Nicholls, Will […] READ MORE


Hitting The Marks Podcast: David Starr, New Japan Cup, WWE Live Events & More!

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Hitting the Marks Pro Wrestling Podcast: “Keeping Up With Craven.” The Australian Sensation Craven. The WWE Live Event Debate. David Starr Takes Shot at Sinclair. New Japan Cup’s Final Four is Straight Fire. TakeOver vs. G1 Super Card. The Road to WrestleMania Highs and Lows. On the Run… Michael Jargo & Ric Vickrey welcome back […] READ MORE