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NJPW Returns to AXS TV on Thursday Nights with Impact Wrestling
NJPW is headed back to AXS TV later this month, joining Impact Wrestling to create a formidable Thursday night wrestling block on the channel, which is owned by Impact parent Anthem Sports & Entertainment NJPW previously aired on the station but was removed from the channel when Anthem purchased it, as the relationship between the[...]
Tetsuya Naito Announces Return To NJPW At World Tag League 2021
Tetsuya Naito made a surprise announcement this morning as he revealed he will be back for the NJPW World Tag League 2021 As you might recall, Naito suffered a ruptured knee during his first match of the G1 Climax 31 against Zack Saber Jr on September 18th, which put him out of action for the[...]
Kyle O'Reilly's Contract With WWE Is Set To Expire Next Month
 While he is currently internally listed as the number two babyface for NXT (behind NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa), it is easy to see why they could let O'Reilly go for a couple of reasons. It's no secret that WWE has been shedding talent across all of its brands all year (including two of Kyle O'Reilly's former stablemates,[...]
Shibata Returns During NJPW's G1 Climax As Tourney Winner Is Crowned
One of the most unlikely things happened during NJPW's G1 Climax 31 as Katsuyori Shibata made his return to the promotion as a wrestler Last night during the G1 Final, we got a surprise match on the card as Shibata faced off against Zack Saber Jr in a short five-minute exhibition match The two weren't[...]
Our line-up of news & opinion topics for today include Showtime's Billions, The CW's DC's Stargirl, NJPW, FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, FX's What We Do in the Shadows, and NBC's Saturday Night Live And then we wrap things up with our reviews of AMC's The Walking Dead & The Walking Dead: World Beyond,[...]
The Logo for New Japan Pro Wrestling or NJPW
New Japan Pro-Wrestling is giving pro-wrestling fans a special treat on NJPW World as you can check out a night of the G1 Climax for free In case you haven't had a chance to check it out, the company's biggest tournament is back, pushed into the Fall due to the Tokyo Olympics which took over[...]
dark side of the ring
That continues this week with a look at the (in)famous 1995 New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) PPV event "Collision in Korea"- first confirmed as a topic this season back in February 2021. Image: Vice TV Featuring 15 matches spread out over two evenings (April 28 and 29, 1995) in North Korea, "Collision in[...]
Jon Moxley will defend the IWGP United States Championship against Yuji Nagata on AEW Dynamite in two weeks in a massive crossover between AEW and NJPW
Jon Moxley will defend the IGPW United States Championship against Yuji Nagata on AEW Dynamite in two weeks, taking the collaboration between AEW and NJPW to the next level.  On Twitter, Tony Khan wrote, "Thank you for the amazing feedback on tonight's #AEWDynamite @AEWonTNT & I'm thrilled to announce that I've opened the #ForbiddenDoor as[...]
NJPW's IWGP World Heavyweight Title Belt Is As Bad As The Idea
One of the worst ideas to come out of NJPW was the merger of their two biggest titles Then we saw the new belt design and it got worse To catch you up to speed if you didn't already know, the company has decided to merge two of its championships into one belt The decision[...]
An ad for NJPW stars Juice Robinson and David Finlay ran at the end of Impact No Surrender on Saturday, February 13th
You hang in there, little buddy. An ad for NJPW stars Juice Robinson and David Finlay ran at the end of Impact No Surrender on Saturday, February 13th Another shocking piece of news came at the end of No Surrender, when an add aired advertising the arrival of NJPW stars Juice Robinson and David Finlay on Impact[...]
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Last night's edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT saw New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) star and Bullet Club member KENTA making a surprise appearance to take down Jon Moxley in retaliation for Moxley's previous attack in NJPW territory- setting up for their future match and paving the way for some major crossover cooperation between AEW, NJPW,[...]
KENTA appeared on AEW Dynamite to attack Jon Moxley ahead of their match at NJPW New Beginning USA on February 26th, potentially kicking off an AEW/NJPW crossover
No, that honor belongs to what happened after the main event match, when KENTA appeared to attack Jon Moxley and tease an AEW/NJPW Crossover Could you imagine that, comrades?! KENTA appeared on AEW Dynamite to attack Jon Moxley ahead of their match at NJPW New Beginning USA on February 26th, potentially kicking off an AEW/NJPW crossover From[...]
Here's Why Martha Hart Won't Let WWE Put Owen Hart in Hall of Fame
Less than a week after Evan Husney and Jason Eisener confirmed that "The Loose Cannon" Brian Pillman would be one of the focuses of the third season of Vice TV's Dark Side of the Ring, viewers are getting a brief update on how production is going. Taking to Twitter earlier today (you can check out the actual[...]