#AndNEW: Three New Champions Crowned at NJPW Power Struggle

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NJPW Power Struggle has officially come and gone, delivering what was one of the promotions most newsworthy shows of the year. Three new champions were crowned throughout the night as a historic reign was ended, a champion regained his gold, and a wrestler’s destiny was achieved. Here’s a look at the Power Struggle title changes. […] READ MORE




The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: November 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


NJPW World Tag League 2018: The Tag Teams

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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


#AndNEW: Hirooki Goto Wins NEVER Openweight Championship

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Will Ospreay was originally slated to challenge for the NEVER Openweight Championship until an untimely rib injury at Rev Pro Global Wars UK against Chris Ridgeway set Ospreay’s title match to a later date. Hirooki Goto had previously lost the NEVER Openweight Championship to Taichi at NJPW Destruction In Beppu on September 17. Goto received […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Power Struggle (11/3/18)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been hosting the Road To Power Struggle events for all of October, heavily featuring the NJPW Super Junior Tag League tournament, leading to NJPW Power Struggle on November 2. The storylines are all coming to a head as we quickly approach Wrestle Kingdom 13 on January 4, the biggest event […] READ MORE


The Chris Jericho Tracker: Bound for Glory? Crown Jewel? Both?!

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Ever since showing up at New Japan Pro Wrestling in November 2017, current IWGP Intercontinental Champion and future WWE Hall of Famer, Chris Jericho, has been wrestling’s man of mystery. He’s also been standing side-by-side with guys like Cody, Kenny Omega and the Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) in starting this revolution where guys don’t need […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek Ace Under Pressure: Hiroshi Tanahashi

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2017 has been quite possibly the best year in the history of New Japan Pro Wrestling in terms of growth and in match quality. The man that helped NJPW out of it’s funk and low ticket sales ten years ago, “The Ace”, has still been a key player and even a top champion despite many […] READ MORE


Professional Wrestling and Social Media

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Since the end of (the original) ECW and WCW, it has never been easier to make it outside of the WWE. Promotions seem to be more prevalent, but a more accurate description is probably that the Internet has made it easier to hear about a promotion. The territory days have come to an end, but […] READ MORE