The Golden Lovers team with Yujiro Takahashi to take on Chaos, and the team of Beretta and Kazuchika Okada battle Juice Robinson and Hiroshi Tanahashi in another good show on the Road to DESTRUCTION.
The Golden Lovers take on the Chaos team of Will Ospreay and Tomohiro Ishii in the main event of a good stop on the Road to DESTRUCTION.
The Road to DESTRUCTION begins in Nagoya!
Juice Robinson attempts to defeat Michael Elgin and Bad Luck Fale takes in Hiroshi Tanahashi in the first two matches of the quarter finals of NJPW’s New Japan Cup!
SANADA battles Chuckie T and Toru Yano tries to cheat his way to a victory over Davey Boy Smith Jr. in the final night of the first round of NJPW’s New Japan Cup 2018!
Kota Ibushi faces YOSHI-HASHI and Zack Sabre Jr. takes on Tetsuya Naito in two of the better matches so far in this year’s New Japan Cup.
The New Japan Cup continues with another strong show, this one featuring Archer vs Fale and Taichi vs Tanahashi in the first round.
New Japan Cup 2018 Event Date: March 9, 2018 (18:30 JST) aired live on NJPW World City: Bunko, Tokyo, Japan Venue: Korakuen Hall Attendance: 1,719 Series: New Japan Cup 2018 Commentary (English): Kevin Kelly, Chuckie T (matches 3- 7) Commentary (Japanese): Milano Collection AT, Hirooki Goto (matches 3-7) Ring Announcer: Kimihiko Ozaki, Makoto Abe …
The fallout from Tokyo lands at Korakuen Hall, and even though many people are hurting from last night, the beginnings of many new rivalries are formed among the chaos.
The second round of A Block matches were consistently very good despite not having the same blockbuster match-ups as the opening night.
B Block of the 2017 G1 Climax starts with a round of great matches featuring, among other things, Juice Robinson getting off to an impressive start, EVIL and SANADA tearing the house down, and Kenny Omega trying to survive against the maniac Minoru Suzuki!
The 2017 G1 Climax started with some good (and some great) matches from A Block and set up the start of B Block in a very nice way with some interesting tag matches!
The first IWGP US Heavyweight Champ is crowned in the finale of a highly entertaining tournament, Billy Gunn challenges Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP IC Title, The Young Bucks put their Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles on the line against Roppongi Vice once again, and more on the second of two nights for NJPW in the USA.
Day 1 of the G1 Special in USA shows started the IWGP US Title tournament in a great way. This show had some great first round matches as well as a really good IWGP Heavyweight Title match between Okada and Cody!
There were a lot of big expectations going in to many of the matches at Dominion, and I think they were met and in some cases exceeded. This was a great show top to bottom.
Two nights before the big event in Osaka, the Road to Dominion had a lot of fun tag matches and managed to build some solid interest in all of the upcoming title matches.
This was a week of setting up some high-profile matches for the February show in Las Vegas, but it also featured the start of the 2016 Top Prospect Tournament and was highlighted by a good triple threat main event.
Wrestle Kingdom 10 spilled over into Korakuen Hall the following night! New rivalries emerged and a title was on the line.
New Japan started the wrestling year with a highly entertaining show that all wrestling fans should see. I was lucky enough to be able to be there in person to experience it. Here are my thoughts.
Night four of the World Tag League was capped off with a great tag match that felt like a battle of two generations. Find out who won and where everyone stands!