PNW Indie Star Kevin Knight to Make NJPW Debut at Super J-Cup


Opportunities for many young performers often come out of the unlikeliest of circumstances, and Pacific Northwest wrestler “2 Fly” Jet Knight is the latest recipient of just such an opportunity. The two-year pro and the latest recruit for New Japan Pro Wrestling’s LA Dojo has found himself a last-minute replacement for one of the top […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW Super J-Cup 2020 (12/12/20)


New Japan Pro Wrestling tournament season is almost over. With the World Tag League and Best of Super Juniors ending earlier today, it’s now time for a historic tournament in NJPW known as the Super J-Cup. It will be based in America and feature 8 of the best junior heavyweight wrestlers. Let’s get into this […] READ MORE

Preview: PWA – Break Their Backs And Make Them Rumble (8/30/19)


Pro Wrestling Australia (PWA) returns to Max Watts and OVOPlay streaming this weekend with a stacked card featuring international talent, two championship matches, and the first-ever PWA Rumble with Break Their Backs And Make Them Rumble. One of the most popular matches of the yearly wrestling calendar is the Royal Rumble. This weekend PWA look […] READ MORE

Amazing Red to Make NJPW Debut at Super J Cup 2019


As Japanese legend Jushin Thunder Liger prepares to retire from the ring this coming January, he’s dusting off a tournament in New Japan that he himself created in 1994. The Super J Cup was a Junior Heavyweight tournament that ran in 1994 and 1995 and then sporadically since (2000, 2004, 2009, and 2016 respectively), traditioning […] READ MORE

25 Years Ago: The Super J-Cup Is Born


On April 16, 1994, in Tokyo, Japan, there arrived a wrestling summit of huge consequence. The brainchild of New Japan Pro Wrestling‘s Jushin ‘Thunder’ Liger, then an emerging star in New Japan’s young Junior Heavyweight division (it was less than a decade old, having been started in 1986). Liger, at the time in his sixth […] READ MORE

El Phantasmo Wins British J Cup

The second ever British J Cup once again had a lineup of great Junior Heavyweights.  New Japan stars KUSHIDA, Jushin Liger, Roppongi 3K (Sho, Yoh & Romero), Tiger Mask and Ryusuke Taguchi joined international stars Rich Swann, Bandido and Flamita as well as British Wrestling regulars Kyle Fletcher, Mark Davis, David Starr, Dean Allmark, Kurtis Chapman and Chris Ridgeway as well as eventual […] READ MORE

Preview: NJPW Strong Style Evolved (3/25/18)


The North American expansion of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) continues with a trip to the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, California on March 25. Last July’s G1 In USA event was a big success with an attendance of over 2,000 but the company can and will do much bigger numbers in the future. NJPW did […] READ MORE