NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2023 Card and Tour Info (4/20/23-5/3/23)

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New Japan has announced the full card for their next PPV event, the upcoming Wrestling Dontaku show on May 3, along with information regarding their next tour. The upcoming “Wrestling Dontaku” tour runs from April 20 to May 3 (8 Road to Wrestling Dontaku shows spread across the month of April and the 20th Anniversary […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over Card (11/20/22)

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Since Bushiroad purchased STARDOM in late 2019, it has felt like some type of crossover between the joshi company and NJPW was bound to happen. And while it took three years, a global pandemic, and the introduction of the IWGP Women’s Championship, that crossover is set for November 20th inside Ariake Arena. The NJPW x […] READ MORE


NJPW vs NOAH: Where Do We Go From Here?

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The rebirth of New Japan Pro-Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH’s relationship in the back end of 2021 posed a great prospect. Their shared Wrestle Kingdom 16 in Yokohama Arena show was set up to be the defining moment in what could evolve to be a treasured alliance. While the show didn’t live up to admittedly […] READ MORE


NJPW vs NOAH Matches Announced for Wrestle Kingdom 16 in Yokohama

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At today’s joint press conference of New Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH the matches for the third day of Wrestle Kingdom 16 in Yokohama were announced. The event will be held on January 8, 2022 in Yokohama Arena and broadcast live on ABEMA Pay-Per-View.  Wrestle Kingdom 16 in Yokohama Matches Announced LIJ vs […] READ MORE




Preview: IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Tournament

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When New Japan Pro Wrestling came back from break, it started its major return with the New Japan Cup. This New Japan Cup featured heavyweights, Young Lions, and even a few junior heavyweights. One of those juniors in the tournament was IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion YOH, who teamed with SHO in Roppongi 3K. […] READ MORE


Preview: NJPW Summer Struggle In Jingu (8/29/20)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has been doing a tour this past month known as Summer Struggle. This tour has a conclusion: a show in an arena that NJPW hasn’t been in many years. This leads us to the aforementioned event. It will feature multiple title matches right before the infamous G1 Climax. NJPW will host […] 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