#AndNEW: Hiromu Takahashi Wins IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

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On night two of Wrestle Kingdom 15, the Best of Super Juniors (BOSJ) winner Hiromu Takahashi defeated Taiji Ishimori to regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. This marks his fourth time holding the championship. Takahashi lost the championship to Ishimori back at Summer Struggle and was on a path of destruction to get it back. […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Kota Ibushi Wins IWGP Titles At Wrestle Kingdom 15

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Kota Ibushi defeated Tetsuya Naito in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 15 night one to win the IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Championships. The win comes after Ibushi hit three Kamigoye knee strikes to the skull of Naito to finally put him away. After surviving two Destinos, the final series of blows was when Ibushi […] READ MORE



Preview: NJPW – Wrestle Kingdom 14 Show One (1/4/20)

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Wrestle Kingdom. The Biggest Show on the calendar for NJPW takes place at the very beginning of the year. An extravaganza that consists of two nights of action, this is a preview of the first show of Wrestle Kingdom 14. Which will feature many highly anticipated matches, for all sorts of championships and hype towards […] READ MORE


Match Point: PAC vs Kenny Omega (8/31/19)

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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. Today’s edition looks at a first-time matchup featuring “The Bastard” PAC taking on “The Best Bout Machine” Kenny Omega in an impromptu match that […] READ MORE



10 Wrestlers Who Went On To Success After Leaving WWE

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Here at the beginning of 2019, professional wrestling has changed incredibly and the first month is not even over yet. With the birth of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), along with the continuous success of New Japan Pro Wrestling, Ring of Honor, Major League Wrestling, and IMPACT Wrestling, and other independent promotions, wrestling is becoming more […] READ MORE


Wrestle Kingdom Round-Up and a New Year Dash Into The Future

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It’s been a huge weekend for NJPW, starting with Friday’s Wrestle Kingdom 13 and followed up by Saturday’s New Year Dash, the time that New Japan closes the chapters on the previous year’s storylines and sets up the direction that the new year will take them. It was a hard reboot of sorts for New […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek: Gang Warfare ’18: Los Ingobernables De Japon

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Coming into 2018,it looked like the popular Los Ingobernables De Japon would take over Japan.  Leader Tetsuya Naito was heavily favored to end Kazuchika Okada’s legendary title run, Hiromu Takahashi was the most popular Junior heavyweight in the company and breakout years were predicted for EVIL and SANADA.  The year of LIJ did not pan out as expected but the group still had highlights and a strong […] READ MORE