Preview: NJPW STRONG Week 5 (9/4/20)

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NJPW STRONG is the weekly television show for NJPW fans in the United States. NJPW recently finished up the IWGP US Heavyweight New Japan Cup. The company will celebrate this upcoming episode with the title “Fighting Spirit Unleashed.” This episode will be the first part of this multi-day tour. However, it will persist under the […] READ MORE



Preview: NJPW Summer Struggle In Jingu (8/29/20)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been doing a tour this past month known as Summer Struggle. This tour has a conclusion: a show in an arena that NJPW hasn’t been in many years. This leads us to the aforementioned event. It will feature multiple title matches right before the infamous G1 Climax. NJPW will host […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Strong (Week 3) (8/21/20)

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NJPW Strong is the weekly United States show for New Japan Pro Wrestling. For the past two weeks, New Japan has set up a tournament to determine the next contender for the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship, which Jon Moxley holds. NJPW Strong included undercard matches to showcase some unknown or somewhat familiar talent. This tournament […] READ MORE


Match Point: EVIL vs. Hiromu Takahashi, Sengoku Lord (7/25/20)

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Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. In this edition of Match Point, we will take the very personal story that heads into the huge double championship match […] READ MORE


Kenny Omega: Cleaning Up His Act

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There’s a lot to say about Kenny Omega. Known as the “Best Bout Machine,” Omega became an instant legend in many people’s eyes with his heavyweight run in New Japan Pro Wrestling. So much so, that the hype that followed Omega to the United States was on an unprecedented level. The free agent to end […] READ MORE



Dick Togo: Bullet Club’s Newest Member

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Amidst the shocking betrayal of EVIL on Los Ingobernables de Japon following his New Japan Cup victory over Kazuchika Okada, to EVIL’s crowning as new IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Champion at NJPW Dominion the following night, another shocking moment this past weekend was the return of Japanese legend Dick Togo to NJPW, where the former […] READ MORE



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