Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 31 – A Block Finals (10/18/21)

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The G1 Climax 31 enters the final week of competition. After a long and surprising tournament, we approach the G1 Climax 31 A Block finals. Someone will punch their ticket toward the G1 Climax final match and get a day’s rest ahead of the B Block finals. There is a four-way tie for first place, […] READ MORE



The State of New Japan Pro-Wrestling in 2021

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Ten years ago today, one would be surprised at the climate of New Japan Pro-Wrestling in 2021. At the beginning of the 2010s, the Japan-based wrestling promotion was one of the biggest in the world, filling out the Tokyo Dome yearly and putting together many of the decades best stars and matches. Wrestling had become […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 31 Day 11 – A Block (10/7/21)

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As the second half of the G1 Climax 31 gets underway with Day 11 in Hiroshima, Japan, the A Block looks to continue its run of solid shows in comparison to the volatile B Block this year. Beyond the returns of both El Desperado & Hiromu Takahashi in preliminary battles, the show also contains “The […] READ MORE


Preview: G1 Climax 31 — Day 3 — A Block (9/23/21)

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G1 Climax 31 continues with Day 3 of block action. After what was considered a strong opening for the tournament on both Day 1 & Day 2, New Japan Pro-Wrestling will look to keep up the momentum as the A Block returns to competition. On the docket are the 5 block matches with no prelims, […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 31 — Day 1 — A Block (9/18/21)

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It’s time for the biggest puroresu tournament in all of professional wrestling. That comes in the form of G1 Climax 31, where 20 competitors will aim for an opportunity to main event Wrestle Kingdom like so many have before. Over the last two years, Kota Ibushi has shown the ability to outlast everyone in his […] READ MORE


NJPW G1 Climax 31 Preview (2021)

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Beginning Sept. 18, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) will kickoff their biggest event of the year. G1 Climax 31 will officially start as the worldwide fan-favorite round-robin tournament will have a different look this year than possibly ever before. With COVID-19 still limiting NJPW from having their complete roster, they will lean on some of […] READ MORE