Alexander The Great: The Conquest of Cedric

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Going into this Wednesday’s episode of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic, there was a buzz about several of the night’s competitors. Japanese legend Kota Ibushi, one of the odds on favourite to win the inaugural new WWE Network tournament, was top of everyone’s list – long time fans knew exactly the kind of athletic ingenuity and […] READ MORE




New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night 13 Review

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After perhaps the best overall night of action on Night 12, the A Block once again has to live up to the billing. As New Japan enters the final stop in Yokohama this evening, this will be the night that could really start giving us a clear picture as to who could be in contention […] READ MORE


New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night 11 Review

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New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night 11 Review Location: Iwate, Japan, inside the Iwate Industrial Bunka Center Apio After two shows that have been just good, but not great, could the A Block return things to the high standard of the G1? Well the main event certainly looks like it could do that, […] READ MORE


New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night Nine Review

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Block B finally delivered a night worth remembering and represented for what was supposed to be the better Block of the tournament. Michael Elgin put on his best performance yet against Tomoaki Honma and Hirooki Goto had a great match with Kazuchika Okada as well. Goto’s win also setup a huge main event for later […] READ MORE


New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night Seven Review

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New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night Seven Review Location: Fukuoka, Japan inside the Fukuoka International Center After the good, but not great, all around show on night six, the A block once again returned to G1 match action. Since the A block has been delivering impressive matches so far with Kota Ibushi, Shibata, […] READ MORE


New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night Five Review

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New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night Five Review Location: Hiroshima, Japan inside Hiroshima Green Arena After the one camera dimly lit event of night four, we return to the full NJPW production with multiple camera shots, dubbed music, and commentators for this one. Night four had a pretty terrible undercard, but perhaps had […] READ MORE


New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 25 Night One Review

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This year marks the 25th edition of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 (Grade One) Climax Tournament, which promises to be both the longest, going nearly a month from July 20 to August 16, and also the most accessible G1 Climax tournament ever. Each night of the G1 will be aired live over New Japan’s online […] READ MORE


Wrestle Kingdom 9: A New View

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I’ve always been a fan of New Japan Pro Wrestling, even if I never watched it.  Sure I had seen matches and clips here and there, and I knew of the stars who had made a name for themselves in North America and vice versa, but if you asked me about the company history or […] READ MORE