Preview: NJPW New Beginning In USA Nashville (2/2/19)

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The Nashville, Tennessee card from the NJPW New Beginning In USA tour may not be as stacked as the recent lineups, there is a good chance fans walk away impressed by wrestlers they never had a whole lot of interest in before. The NJPW LA Dojo competitors are in full-force for these events in America […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW New Beginning In USA Charlotte (2/1/19)

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Many NJPW faithful and new fans alike have been very harsh about the booking for the NJPW New Beginning In USA tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling featuring too many Gaijin competitors and not enough of the bread and butter of the company. The New Beginning Tour kicks off in Sapporo on February 1 so […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW 46th Anniversary (3/6/18)

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Last year New Japan Pro Wrestling presented a memorable 45th Anniversary show with IWGP heavyweight champion Kazuchika Okada against Tiger Mask W (Kota Ibushi under the mask) in a spectacular main event. This year NJPW has been consistently putting forth great events and putting rising Young Lions on the card. There will be two championship matches at […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek Lion’s Gate: The NJPW Young Lions

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The Young Lion tradition in New Japan Pro Wrestling (Shin Nihon Puroresu) drew inspiration from the shisho-deshi (teacher-student) relationship which still exists in a modified form within the promotion. Young Lions are those who are currently training at the legendary New Japan Dojo which trained the likes of Keiji Muto, Shin’ya Hashimoto, Masahiro Chono, Jushin […] READ MORE