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New Japan Pro Wrestling Announces Everyone In The G1 2019

New Japan Pro Wrestling Announces Everyone In The G1 2019

The road to the Tokyo Dome in 2020 starts in Dallas, Texas as New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced all the G1 2019 competitors. After having several successful events in North America, including their recent dual show with Ring Of Honor at Madison Square Garden, the annual tournament will kick off in the United States […]

Fyter Fest 2019: AEW Offers Wrestling Fans Jon Moxley for Free [VIDEO]

If you who haven’t had a chance to check out what All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is all about, you’re going to get another chance at the end of this month – and this time? It’s free! AEW wrestler and executive vice president Kenny Omega announced during a speacial appearance at gaming convention E3 that the […]

Was CM Punk Behind the Mask at MKE Wrestling Card This Weekend? [VIDEO]

Was CM Punk Behind the Mask at MKE Wrestling Card This Weekend? [VIDEO]

From what we’ve been reading on social media and wrestling news/rumor sites about World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), All-Elite Wrestling (AEW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling, and others over the past several months, it looks like the best storylines and true drama is going on behind the scenes (and would make […]

The Elite Announced All Elite Wrestling While Everyone Was Drunk on New Years Eve

If you’re waking up this morning with a slight hangover, a sense of looming dread about how 2019 can possibly top 2018, and the strange recollection that a brand new pro wrestling promotion was announced last night, that’s not the champagne talking. FRIENDS: [general mirth and merriment on New Year’s Eve] ME: so what do […]

“Kenny’s Quest"

Kenny Omega Created an RPG Promo Video to Hype Wrestle Kingdom 13

If you’re a gamer and love either Kenny Omega or New Japan Pro Wrestling, you’re probably going to enjoy the latest video on Being The Elite. Instead of getting some kind of answer as to what’s happening with The Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes, Hangman Page, and others, we got a special promo video called “Kenny’s […]

ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard Sells Out Madison Square Garden in 1 Minute

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling have sold out their upcoming event taking place WrestleMania weekend at Madison Square Garden. Elated with the news, Ring of Honor sent out a press release written by Kevin Eck which waxes poetic about the accomplishment. ROH announced the show in July, after an initial attempt to […]

Do You Miss WWE’s Attitude Era? You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

I’ve been preaching about New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) for the past few years now, and I keep getting asked by fellow wrestling fans why they should watch it. Time and time again I hear people complain about how they can’t stand WWE’s current programming. They hate the writing, they hate the direction characters they […]

ROH and NJPW Team Up for G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden in April

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that they will be holding a joint event at Madison Square Garden on WrestleMania weekend in 2019. The news follows reports that MSG had recently canceled talks to hold a Ring of Honor event at the venue after interference from WWE. A joint venture with […]

NJPW G1 Special: The Results of Cody and Kenny Omega’s Magical Match

Last night’s NJPW G1 match between Cody and Kenny Omega was nothing short of magical. The two are arguably some of the best wrestlers in the world right now. Cody has been a trailblazer since joining ROH, and Omega is set to dominate the world. The match opened with both of them going in hard. […]

Is Mark Cuban Set to Be the Ted Turner to New Japan Pro Wrestling’s WCW?

AXS TV Chairman Mark Cuban has been making some noise recently about New Japan Pro Wrestling, whose programming airs on AXS each Friday night and which has been expanding its American presence over the past few years to include live shows and a streaming service, NJPW World,  that’s become popular with American wrestling fans. “We […]

Austin Creed and Kenny Omega Have Laid the Groundwork for Awesome Possibilities

There’s something that Austin Creed (Xavier Woods in WWE) and Kenny Omega did at E3 that shouldn’t be ignored, yet so many have failed to see the awesome possibilities on. So let’s be very candid with each other when it comes to professional wrestling. There hasn’t been a time since the ’90s where two global […]

AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura

Before WrestleMania 34, We Revisit an Old AJ Styles/Shinsuke Nakamura Match

One of the highlights of this year’s WrestleMania 34 is without a doubt the WWE Title match between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura. Both wrestlers are extremely gifted, as proven every week on SmackDown Live. And while this is indeed a dream match between two of WWE’s top performers, this isn’t the first time the […]

Fire Pro Wrestling World is Coming to PS4 This Summer

Some really cool news coming out of GDC today from Spike Chunsoft as they announced Fire Pro Wrestling World will finally be coming to the PlayStation 4 when they release the game on the system sometime this summer. This will be the first time in six years a Fire Pro Wrestling title will be on console since the […]

NJPW Takes The Next Step Into North America: An English YouTube Channel

If you watch New Japan Pro Wrestling clips in English, you’re probably doing it one of two ways. Either with Kevin Kelly and Don “Cyrus” Callis on NJPW World (or clips you find online) or through Jim Ross calling matches that are 1-5 years old on AXS TV. It may not be something you think of […]

Chris Jericho To Face Kenny Omega At Wrestle Kingdom 12

Just a few hours ago at a New Japan Pro Wrestling’s “Power Struggle” event, the “Twitter feud” between Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega finally reached the first checkmark, as it was announced the two would be having a match in two months at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 12 at the Tokyo Dome. For those of you […]

Katsuyori Shibata Is Home With Recovery Going Well

The last time we physically saw Katsuyori Shibata, he was trying to get backstage at an NJPW event after sustaining a crippling injury from a headbutt delivered to Kazuchika Okada that has put him in the hospital ever since. In May, the man simply known as The Wrestler in Japan underwent surgery to repair some of the […]

The Lessons WWE Could Learn From NJPW’s G1 Climax… But Won’t

If you’re a pro-wrestling fan and you haven’t been watching matches from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax tournament, you’re truly missing something. NJPW has had this tournament since 1974, back when it was called the “World League” and company founder Antonio Inoki won most of them. It’s been called the G1 Climax since 1991 […]

Wrestling Content On YouTube Continues To Be Demonetized

We briefly touched on the topic in yesterday’s post about YouTube’s demonetization problems and the new rules they’ve set up for running ads on their website, but checking around the web today, we’re seeing that there are still groups who are going through issues of receiving income to fuel their jobs. One of those groups: pro-wrestling […]

The Pros & Cons Of The New IWGP U.S. Championship

Last week, New Japan Pro Wrestling revealed their latest championship belt to be added to the company: The IWGP United States Championship. The giant gold belt you’re looking at below, which is the first NJPW has created in five years. A tournament to crown the new champion will be held July 1-2, just in time for […]