The NJPW Kizuna Road tour continues with another good show featuring a fun NEVER Openweight Tag Title match as well as a 10-man tag team elimination match pitting Chaos versus Suzuki Gun in the main event!
Roppongi 3K puts their IWGP Jr. Tag Titles on the line against El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori of the Bullet Club in a pretty good night on the NJPW Kizuna Road tour.
Results from night two of the Kizuna Road 2019 tour.
Results from the unaired night one of NJPW’s Kizuna Road tour.
The Best of the Super Jr. 26 tournament comes to an end with a fantastic finals match! Also, John Moxley arrives in New Japan to challenge Juice Robinson for the IWGP US Title and Jay White faces Hiroshi Tanahashi on a great show from
The night after Wrestle Kingdom 13 had some good matches, but the night was centered more on setting up new feuds for all the new champs. Some big statements were made tonight, though few real surprises were to be had.
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!
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 last big show before Wrestle Kingdom was a good preview of what’s to come with some good matches.
The first of two nights to end the NJPW year at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo serves as a nice preview of things to come at Wrestle Kingdom in a few short weeks.
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!
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.
The Best of the Super Jr. 24 tournament ends with great final match a bunch of fun tag matches in the undercard.
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.