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World Tag League Will See Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi Team Up For The First Time Ever

It’s a rivalry that seemed destined to last forever as each man strove to prove they were the dominant competitor in New Japan Pro Wrestling. But now, six years into their historic feud now turned friendly competition, Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi about to team up together for the...

“Switchblade” Jay White Joins The Firing Squad

At this year's New Years Dash, which took place January 5th, the leader of the Bullet Club Kenny Omega personally invited Jay White to become the group’s latest member. White declined, later revealing he had joined CHAOS. That partnership ended last month as both Gedo and Jay White turned their...

NJPW Destruction in Kobe Results (9.23)

The third and final NJPW Destruction show of 2018 took place Sunday, September 23 in Kobe, Japan at the Kobe World Hall. The main event of the show saw Hiroshi Tanahashi defend his Wrestle Kingdom 13 IWGP Championship title shot against Kazuchika Okada. The two wrote another memorable chapter in...

Kenny Omega Dubs Okada The ‘Best Wrestler In The World’

Kenny Omega recently spoke with New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) to promote his IWGP Heavyweight Championship match-up against Kazuchika Okada at NJPW Dominion. The Cleaner first discussed how dominant of a champion Okada is, and how he is the one that has been calling the shots: "As he made those defenses, one...

Impact In Talks With NJPW, Issues Apology to Okada

New Japan Pro Wrestling commentator Don Callis is reportedly bound for Impact Wrestling. Although he has allegedly not yet signed with the company he is expected to be revealed as an on air talent as early as November, January at the latest. Interestingly Callis will not be leaving New...

Main Event for Wrestle Kingdom 12 Confirmed

Wrestle Kingdom is New Japan Pro Wrestling's annual January 4th Tokyo Dome show, it is regarded as one of the premier events in all of wrestling and now the main event for the 2018 event has been confirmed: IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada will be defending against Tetsuya Naito . Naito...

New Japan to post Free Match every Monday on njpwworld.com

New Japan has announced that the njpwworld.com site will post a free match from their archives every Monday. NJPW has been posting several high profile bouts for free over the past couple of months although sporadically, this move appears to be another step in their goal for expansion into the...

Bullet Club Release “Paid Advertisement” For NJPW Los Angeles Shows

In the late 90s, the old NWO faction would release "paid advertisements" on Nitro. Bullet Club is now doing the same in NJPW. The faction has been the focal point of NJPW's marketing strategy for their July 1st and 2nd shows in L.A, and have now released the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpHFn5hV0II&feature=share Bullet Club...

The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega Post “Harmful Ribs” on Masa, Flip Gordon

In the latest edition of the Elite's Youtube series "Being the Elite", Omega and the Young Bucks play a "harmful rib" on Masa. They also welcome Flip Gordon to the Ring of Honor roster. Cody and Frankie Kazarian also appear on this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXlciU37A7I&t=16s Being the Elite The Bucks and Omega have now...

NJPW Dominion: Okada vs Omega II Results

New Japan Pro Wrestling's annual Dominion show took place today inside the historic Osaka-Jo Hall. The main event of the card was the much anticipated rematch between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega for the IWGP World Heavyweight Title. Here are the full results from the sold out event: David Finlay,...

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Winner Crowned

New Japan's Best of the Super Juniors tournament has come to an end. Here are the results for the final day: Yuji Nagata, Shota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka b. Manabu Nakanishi, Tetsuhiro Yagi & Katsuya Kitamura - Oka took the win for his team using a Boston Crab on Yagi Yano,...

NJPW Announces Matches for 45th Anniversary Show

New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that several title matches will take place on March 6th 2017. The event is to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the promotion and will air live on New Japan World (5am est.) NJPW 45th Anniversary Show Lineup Jushin Liger and Hirai Kawato vs. Tiger...

NJPW ‘The New Beginning’ in Osaka Results

Here are the results from New Japan Pro Wrestling's 'The New Beginning' event that took place in Osaka, Japan to a gate of around 5,500 people: TAKA Michinoku b. Henare - TAKA took the win in just under 5 minutes after hitting the Heavy Killer Number 1 Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi...

NJPW: New Japan Cup Dates Set, Early Winner Projection

New Japan have announced the dates of this year's New Japan Cup: The First round matches will be taking place on March 11th/12th. The Second round matches will be split between 4 shows from March 13th through to March 17th The Semi-Final bouts will be taking place on March...

NJPW ‘The New Beginning’ in Sapporo Results

Here are the results from New Japan Pro Wrestling's 'The New Beginning' show that took place in Sapporo, Japan: Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado b KUSHIDA & Hirai Kawato - Desperado hit the Guitara de Angel on Kawato to take the win for his team. He now looks set to...