Preview: NJPW – Southern Showdown (6/29/19)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is set to embark on their second tour of Australia. The tour begins this Saturday in Melbourne with Southern Showdown before then heading to Sydney on Sunday. Unlike their previous tour, this weekends tour is being treated as a full-fledged NJPW main roster tour. Saturday’s event emanating from Festival Hall […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori Win IWGP Jr Tag Team Championships

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It was another short IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship reign for Roppongi 3K as SHO and YOH lost the titles to El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori at the New Japan Pro Wrestling Kizuna Road Day 3. This means Bullet Club know holds three sets of tag team titles with The Guerrillas Of Destiny  (Tama Tonga and Tanga […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestling Dontaku: Night Two (5/4/19)

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NJPW’s Wrestling Dontaku has been an annual event since 2009, but starting in 2018, it switched to a two-day event on the holiday weekend in Japan and that trend continues this year, as night two takes place on Saturday night, with a huge IWGP Heavyweight Championship title defense and a new Bullet Club debut. Ren […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW – Wrestling Dontaku: Night One (5/3/19)

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Every May 3rd, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) holds it’s annual Wrestling Dontaku, an event that began in 1993. While it was inconsistent in its first decade (running from 1993 through 1995, then again in 2000 and 2001), it’s been an annual tradition since 2009. Dontaku is a Japanese word for “holiday”, taken from the Dutch word “Zondag”, […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Roppongi 3K Win IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Titles

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On Wednesday at New Japan‘s 47th Anniversary Show, Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon‘s BUSHI & Shingo Takagi to become 3x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions. “背水の陣”のROPPONNGI 3KがBUSHI&鷹木組から大逆転勝利!1年ぶりにIWGPジュニアタッグ王座を奪回!☆3.6大田区大会を新日本プロレスのスマホサイトで独占詳報中! https://t.co/06WumOGQ5F #njpw #njpw47th pic.twitter.com/TbyxZkZwPb — 新日本プロレスリング株式会社 (@njpw1972) March 6, 2019 The tandem of Sho Tanaka and Yohei Komatsu have been tagging since […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (3/8/19)

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The 2019 New Japan Cup will be the fifteenth tournament from New Japan Pro Wrestling and the stakes couldn’t be higher in 2019. Hiroshi Tanahashi enters this year’s New Japan Cup tournament once again after winning the first-ever tournament in 2005. Previous winners also include Kota Ibushi (2015), Katsuyori Shibata (2017) and Tetsuya Naito (2016). The […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW 47th Anniversary (3/6/19)

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A special champion vs champion match will headline the NJPW 47th Anniversary and the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship along with the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships will be on the line. It’s an annual tradition for New Japan Pro Wrestling to present an anniversary event every March but what’s so interesting about this year […] READ MORE


#NewJapanWeek Gang Warfare ’18: CHAOS

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2018 started out so strong for CHAOS and has ended up in a big gray area. It has indeed thrown the group into chaos. Let’s look at each member and run down how the year treated them. THE LEADER: Kazuchika Okada Okada started 2018 as high as you can get. He was the IWGP Heavyweight […] 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


Preview: NJPW King Of Pro Wrestling (10/8/18)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is coming off of a successful Fighting Spirit Unleashed event at the Walter Pyramid in California where the main event for King Of Pro Wrestling was set. The Golden Lovers (IWGP heavyweight champion Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi)  defeated the CHAOS dream team of Tomohiro Ishii and Kazuchika Okada in the […] READ MORE