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NJPW Roku Channel Finalize Weekly TV Series Deal Starts Next Week

NJPW, Roku Channel Finalize Weekly TV Series Deal; Starts Next Week

That sound you hear? That's the sound of the world of professional wrestling beginning to shift into some previously-unknown and exciting territory. 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 […]

Opinion: WWE Backstage Was A Great Concept With A Bad Company

Opinion: WWE Backstage Was A Great Concept With A Bad Company

One of the few great ideas to come from WWE in this current era was WWE Backstage. Unfortunately, it was hampered by its own creators. The idea was pretty sound on paper: A sports-related talk show that plays much like shows such as First Take on ESPN and The NFL Today on CBS, giving diehard […]

CM Punk Reveals What it Would Take to Get Him to Wrestle Again

CM Punk Reveals What it Would Take to Get Him to Wrestle Again

Retired wrestling star CM Punk recently appeared on Renee Paquette's new podcast, Oral Sessions. Jude Terror already milked this podcast for three clickbait articles days ago, but when I showed up to work this morning, he tossed The Chadster the remaining transcripts and told me, "don't say I never gave ya nuthin, kid." So now […]

Young Rock Heels Big Show &#038 More: Wrestling TV Shows Get Personal

Young Rock, Heels, Big Show & More: Wrestling TV Shows Get Personal

With all the hype for Dwayne Johnson's new show about his life and experiences, I thought it would be fun to look back at all the other pro-wrestlers who threw their hats in the ring for a different type of television. It may surprise you, but his show is not the first show about the […]

Wrestling News: Jericho 4 Trump Tables 4 Lana COVID 4 WrestleKingdom

Wrestling News: Jericho 4 Trump, Tables 4 Lana, COVID 4 WrestleKingdom

Here's some wrestling news that circulated around the dirt sheet-o-sphere this afternoon. Wrestlers became the latest group to see fans realize they could look up which candidates they donated money to. NJPW set plans for Wrestle Kingdom attendance in January. And more! Who These Wrestlers Donated Money To May Surprise You (But Probably Not Because […]

Always Sunny Cobra Kai SNL TWD Orville &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Cobra Kai, SNL, TWD, Orville & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another serving of BCTV Sunday Slices, where I take a look at the past week in BCTV's coverage to offer a thought or two on the topic. Once again, the views expressed here are my own and don't necessarily reflect on the rest of the fine folks at Bleeding Cool. Which is […]

Heres When Japan Will Open For Wrestling Shows

Here's When Japan Will Open For Wrestling Shows

New Japan Pro Wrestling could be coming back soon, as Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has lifted the state of emergency in the country. Abe says that Japan has effectively handled the crisis and that the country, including sporting events, can begin to reopen. "We've set some of the most strict criteria in the world […]

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Postpones Wrestle Dynasty until 2021

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Postpones Wrestle Dynasty until 2021

New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) announced that Wrestle Dynasty has been postponed until 2021. This difficult decision was made in response to the ongoing and evolving COVID-19 global pandemic. Wrestle Dynasty was set to take place on August 22, 2020, at the historic Madison Square Garden in New York City. NJPW will announce new ticket information […]

Heels: The Viking Arrows Stephen Amell Alexander Ludwig Tag-Team Dinner

"Heels": "The Viking Arrows" Stephen Amell, Alexander Ludwig Tag-Team Dinner

Let's be clear: Heels star Stephen Amell's life hasn't just been filled with spandex-shape training and welcoming new members to the cast (though as you can tell from reporting, there's been a ton of both going on over the past few weeks). Every now and then, the Arrow alum gets a chance to get out, decompress, […]

Arbys Pays Tribute To Wrestling Legend Jushin Thunder Liger

Arby's Pays Tribute To Wrestling Legend Jushin Thunder Liger

This weekend, at Wrestle Kingdom 14, Jushin Thunder Liger is about to wrestle the final matches of his career as he heads into retirement. Or at least, pro-wrestling retirement, which usually gets broken for a number of reasons. But usually in New Japan Pro Wrestling, when you retire, you stay retired. For the better part […]

New Japan Pro Wrestling Has No Plans For U.S. Broadcast In 2020

New Japan Pro Wrestling Has No Plans For U.S. Broadcast In 2020

Those of us in the United States who have been hoping to see New Japan Pro Wrestling on TV will not be seeing it in 2020. For a few years now, American audiences have been begging for NJPW to broadcast their live events and major PPV events on TV. Whether that be live on a […]

New Japan Pro Wrestling Announces Everyone In The G1 2019

New Japan Pro Wrestling Announces Everyone In The G1 2019

The road to the Tokyo Dome in 2020 starts in Dallas, Texas as New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced all the G1 2019 competitors. After having several successful events in North America, including their recent dual show with Ring Of Honor at Madison Square Garden, the annual tournament will kick off in the United States […]

Fyter Fest 2019: AEW Offers Wrestling Fans Jon Moxley for Free [VIDEO]

Fyter Fest 2019: AEW Offers Wrestling Fans Jon Moxley for Free [VIDEO]

If you who haven't had a chance to check out what All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is all about, you're going to get another chance at the end of this month – and this time? It's free! AEW wrestler and executive vice president Kenny Omega announced during a speacial appearance at gaming convention E3 that the […]

Was CM Punk Behind the Mask at MKE Wrestling Card This Weekend [VIDEO]

Was CM Punk Behind the Mask at MKE Wrestling Card This Weekend? [VIDEO]

From what we've been reading on social media and wrestling news/rumor sites about World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), All-Elite Wrestling (AEW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling, and others over the past several months, it looks like the best storylines and true drama is going on behind the scenes (and would make […]

The Elite Announced All Elite Wrestling While Everyone Was Drunk on New Years Eve

The Elite Announced All Elite Wrestling While Everyone Was Drunk on New Years Eve

If you're waking up this morning with a slight hangover, a sense of looming dread about how 2019 can possibly top 2018, and the strange recollection that a brand new pro wrestling promotion was announced last night, that's not the champagne talking. FRIENDS: [general mirth and merriment on New Year's Eve] ME: so what do […]

Kenny Omega Created an RPG Promo Video to Hype Wrestle Kingdom 13

Kenny Omega Created an RPG Promo Video to Hype Wrestle Kingdom 13

If you're a gamer and love either Kenny Omega or New Japan Pro Wrestling, you're probably going to enjoy the latest video on Being The Elite. Instead of getting some kind of answer as to what's happening with The Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes, Hangman Page, and others, we got a special promo video called "Kenny's […]

ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard Sells Out Madison Square Garden in 1 Minute

ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard Sells Out Madison Square Garden in 1 Minute

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling have sold out their upcoming event taking place WrestleMania weekend at Madison Square Garden. Elated with the news, Ring of Honor sent out a press release written by Kevin Eck which waxes poetic about the accomplishment. ROH announced the show in July, after an initial attempt to […]

Do You Miss WWEs Attitude Era You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

Do You Miss WWE's Attitude Era? You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

I've been preaching about New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) for the past few years now, and I keep getting asked by fellow wrestling fans why they should watch it. Time and time again I hear people complain about how they can't stand WWE's current programming. They hate the writing, they hate the direction characters they […]

ROH and NJPW Team Up for G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden in April

ROH and NJPW Team Up for G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden in April

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that they will be holding a joint event at Madison Square Garden on WrestleMania weekend in 2019. The news follows reports that MSG had recently canceled talks to hold a Ring of Honor event at the venue after interference from WWE. A joint venture with […]

NJPW G1 Special: The Results of Cody and Kenny Omegas Magical Match

NJPW G1 Special: The Results of Cody and Kenny Omega's Magical Match

Last night's NJPW G1 match between Cody and Kenny Omega was nothing short of magical. The two are arguably some of the best wrestlers in the world right now. Cody has been a trailblazer since joining ROH, and Omega is set to dominate the world. The match opened with both of them going in hard. […]