Review: NJPW’s 2020 New Beginning Tour: U.S.A., Sapporo and Osaka

And just like that, we're looking ahead to March and the New Japan Cup. Time clearly flies when New Japan's thrilling us with one exceptional event after the other, and while the many shows across the U.S.A., Sapporo and Osaka didn't better Wrestle Kingdom 14 (not that they had to), they still gave us a … Continue reading Review: NJPW’s 2020 New Beginning Tour: U.S.A., Sapporo and Osaka

Preview and Predictions: NJPW’s The New Beginning Tour 2020 – USA, Sapporo & Osaka

The New Beginning Tour has come and gone, and you can read about the biggest moments by checking out my review here.  Wrestle Kingdom season may be over, but the backlash of its events has lasted a lot longer than New Year Dash! and for a few stories they'll conclude during The New Beginning tour, while … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: NJPW’s The New Beginning Tour 2020 – USA, Sapporo & Osaka

Review: NJPW New Year Dash! (2020)

With a weekend of Wrestle Kingdom 14 behind us, New Year Dash! has set us up for The New Beginning and beyond courtesy of a series of matches being teased and a couple of surprises. The deliberately unpredictable show wasn't as shocking as previous years, but certain moments definitely came out of nowhere and got me more interested in The New … Continue reading Review: NJPW New Year Dash! (2020)

Review: Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Both of this years Wrestle Kingdom shows are in the books and as expected, they didn't disappoint. The conclusion of the historic Double-Gold Dash main event saw Tetsuya Naito finally complete his odyssey to win a Tokyo Dome main event and become the IWGP Heavyweight Champion (but not without interruption), Hiromu Takahashi picked up where he left off in … Continue reading Review: Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Update: Wrestle Kingdom 14 may be in the books, but you can read a review of both shows by clicking here. Enjoy! Over the last four years, New Japan Pro-Wrestling's marquee event has gotten bigger and bigger. From the spectacle of seeing stars such as Shinsuke Nakamura and AJ Styles compete, to the absolute clinics put on by … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 29

Summertime in Japan means two things: the main event of Wrestle Kingdom is on the cusp of being made official, and more importantly, we're in for over a month of arguably the best wrestling of the entire year. If the last two years are any indication, this G1 Climax is going to be one to … Continue reading Preview: NJPW G1 Climax 29

Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2019

A lot has happened since my last NJPW related blog post highlighting events taking place on WrestleMania weekend. Though there are four new champions coming out of the G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden, things are a lot more familiar in New Japan now than they were even two months ago. While this year's Wrestling … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2019

A Guide to WrestleMania Weekend 2019

I was originally planning on doing what I did last year in writing previews for both NXT Takeover: New York and WrestleMania 35, but with the excessive amount of wrestling action that's set to take place from Thursday April 4th, I thought it might be of more worth writing a guide to WrestleMania weekend and … Continue reading A Guide to WrestleMania Weekend 2019

Review: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (with match recommendations)

The biggest New Japan Cup tournament in history has concluded and the main event for the G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden on April 6th is set. It will be a Wrestle Kingdom 13 rematch as IWGP Heavyweight Champion, "Switchblade" Jay White faces Kazuchika Okada, who won the Cup after defeating SANADA in an excellent … Continue reading Review: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (with match recommendations)

The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 2 /w Quarterfinals Preview

The New Japan Cup continues - and continues to get better. Round 2 has concluded and the Quarterfinals are set to take place on the 20th and 21st of March. There's four interesting matchups and it really is quite uncertain as to who IWGP Heavyweight Champion, “Switchblade” Jay White will face inside Madison Square Garden at … Continue reading The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 2 /w Quarterfinals Preview