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NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15 Results (Day 1)

Today is the first day of New Japan Pro-Wrestling's largest event of the year, Wrestle Kingdom. The fifteenth annual Wrestle Kingdom will be, as it was last year, a two-day event from the Tokyo Dome. This event will be streamed live on NJPW's streaming service, NJPW World, and on...

Results: NJPW Sengoku Lord 2020

Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling's Sengoku Lord 2020 event will take place from the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan. Watch on NJPW World with Japanese commentary. Start Times: 2AM Pacific, 5AM Eastern, 10AM UK, 6PM Japan, 7PM East Australia An English commentary version will be uploaded later in the week. Note: This...

Results: NJPW Dominion 2020

Following the events of yesterday's New Japan Cup Final, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has been shaken up by the betrayal of EVIL, turning his back on Los Ingobernables de Japon and joining Bullet Club after his victory over Kazuchika Okada to win the New Japan Cup. Today, he challenges Tetsuya...

Results: NJPW New Japan Cup 2020 Final

Today, NJPW will hold the ninth and final day of the 2020 New Japan Cup. It is a 32-man single elimination tournament. The winner will challenge Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championships at NJPW Dominion on July 12. Today's card will hold the final match...

Results: NJPW New Japan Cup 2020 Day 4

Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold the fourth day of the 2020 New Japan Cup. The New Japan Cup is NJPW's annual 32-man single elimination tournament, usually scheduled for the Spring. The winner will challenge Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championships at NJPW Dominion on...

Results: NJPW Together Project Special

Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold their first wrestling event in 110 days. Since late February, the promotion has cancelled all events as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. However, with testing of workers and staff, and approval of the Japanese government, that hiatus ends today. Watch: NJPW World (English...

NJPW Annnounces First Events Post-COVID19 State of Emergency

On May 25th, the Japanese government lifted the nationwide state of emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic. New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced their plans to return to conducting live wrestling events over the next month. To ensure minimal risk of virus propagation, NJPW has been conducting antibody testing on...

NJPW Announces New Japan Cup 2020 First Round Matches

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced the lineup for the first round of their annual springtime single-elimination tournament, the New Japan Cup. NJPW has confirmed that the winner of the New Japan Cup 2020 will challenge Tetsuya Naito for his IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championships at Sakura Genesis on...

Manabu Nakanishi, 53, Retires from Pro-Wrestling

Manabu Nakanishi, age 53, has officially retired from active competition. Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling held his retirement event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Nakanishi announced on January 7th of this year that he would soon be ending his 27-year career. He cited the lingering effects of a spinal...

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Day 1 Coverage and Results

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is kicking off 2020 with their biggest event of the new year, Wrestle Kingdom 14. For the first time ever, Wrestle Kingdom will be a two-day event, with shows in the Tokyo Dome on January 4th and 5th. This event will be available to watch on...

NJPW World Tag League 2019 Teams, Schedule Released

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has just announced details for 2019 edition of their annual heavyweight tag team tournament, the World Tag League. The last major tour of the NJPW calendar, this tournament determines IWGP Tag Team Championship challengers for the following year's Wrestle Kingdom. This year's World Tag League will...

Satoshi Kojima Talks ACL Injury and In-Ring Return

Last night's Blue Justice VIII 'Road To Destruction' event saw the return of legendary Japanese star Satoshi Kojima. The NJPW veteran tagged alongsideĀ Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Manabu Nakanishi in a winning effort againstĀ Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Juice Robinson and David Finlay. This was Kojima's return to the ring since...

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 ‘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...