Preview: AJPW Super Deluxe Series 2021 (9/21/21)

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The next All Japan Pro Wrestling show marks the end of the AJPW Super Deluxe Series 2021. This show features three major matches that could decide the future of All Japan Pro Wrestling’s top belts of the junior and heavyweight divisions. AJPW Super Deluxe Series 2021 Full Card Shuji Ishikawa, Takao Omori and Black Menso-re […] READ MORE


Preview: 2021 AJPW SUPER DELUXE SERIES (9/7/21)

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On the upcoming All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) show, AJPW starts the 2021 SUPER DELUXE SERIES tour. This tour features five events, with the two major events being September 7th and September 21st. Today, we will be previewing the September 7th show. Full Card Akira Francesco vs. Rising HAYATO Shuji Ishikawa and Kohei Sato vs. […] READ MORE


AJPW Royal Road 2021 Second Round Lineup

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All Japan Pro Wrestling’s (AJPW) Royal Road has officially started with the first two events to decide who’s going into the second round of this tournament.  Let’s take a look at how that second round is shaping up after the first day of action Results from Day 1 (Afternoon Show) Shuji Ishikawa def. Jun Saito […] READ MORE


Beginner’s Guide To AJPW: The Factions

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Factions in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) have become more commonplace as the years go by. With the roster constantly involving, there is no time more appropriate to discuss the factions of All Japan. Here are the ones to know. AJPW: The Factions NEXTREAM Members Kento Miyahara (Leader) Yuma Aoyagi Atsuki Aoyagi Rising HAYATO NEXTREAM […] READ MORE


Royal Road 2021 Competitors Announced

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Royal Road is one of the major tournaments that happen in All Japan Pro Wrestling. It is a single-elimination tournament. The winner gains an opportunity at the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship. In an interesting change, this year will have the inclusion of junior heavyweight talent. So a junior winner could become a contender for the […] READ MORE


All Japan News: New Challengers For Champions Night

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All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) recently finished the Champion Carnival tour. An elite tournament to crown the #1 Contender for the Triple Crown Championship. With the winner of the tournament facing off against the champion at the aptly named show “Champions Night.” At this show, we will see 5 Championship Matches in Ota Ward Gymnasium […] READ MORE


AJPW Champion Carnival 2021 Preview

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In early April, All Japan Pro Wrestling kicks off its annual Champion Carnival tournament. This is the biggest tournament on their calendar each year and is used to crown a challenger for the Triple Crown Championship which is currently held by Suwama. With Suwama’s current reign as Triple Crown champion currently going over a year, […] READ MORE


Beginner’s Guide To AJPW: The Top Stars

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All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) has been around for almost 50 years, but only recently has the promotion experienced a rise in popularity. This is due in part to AJPW’s archive of content on AJPW.TV as well as their English-translated Twitter page, allowing for more and more fans to experience the history, legacy, and greatness […] READ MORE


Thomas “Tiny” Lister Jr. Passes Away at 62

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Earlier today, news arose that Thomas “Tiny” Lister Jr., actor and professional wrestling star, passed away. In addition to roles in films including “The Dark Knight,” “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” and most notably, “Friday,” Lister worked for the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling during the 1990s. The news of Lister’s passing was first […] READ MORE


Match Point: Zeus vs. Kento Miyahara (Champion Carnival 2020 Finals)

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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. In this edition, we will take a look at the upcoming Champion Carnival 2020 finals pitting Zeus against Kento Miyahara. The […] READ MORE