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Chris Jericho To Face Kenny Omega At Wrestle Kingdom 12

Just a few hours ago at a New Japan Pro Wrestling's "Power Struggle" event, the "Twitter feud" between Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega finally reached the first checkmark, as it was announced the two would be having a match in two months at NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 12 at the Tokyo Dome. For those of you […]

Katsuyori Shibata Is Home With Recovery Going Well

Katsuyori Shibata Is Home With Recovery Going Well

The last time we physically saw Katsuyori Shibata, he was trying to get backstage at an NJPW event after sustaining a crippling injury from a headbutt delivered to Kazuchika Okada that has put him in the hospital ever since. In May, the man simply known as The Wrestler in Japan underwent surgery to repair some of the […]

The Lessons WWE Could Learn From NJPWs G1 Climax&#8230 But Wont

The Lessons WWE Could Learn From NJPW's G1 Climax… But Won't

If you're a pro-wrestling fan and you haven't been watching matches from New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax tournament, you're truly missing something. NJPW has had this tournament since 1974, back when it was called the "World League" and company founder Antonio Inoki won most of them. It's been called the G1 Climax since 1991 […]

Wrestling Content On YouTube Continues To Be Demonetized

Wrestling Content On YouTube Continues To Be Demonetized

We briefly touched on the topic in yesterday's post about YouTube's demonetization problems and the new rules they've set up for running ads on their website, but checking around the web today, we're seeing that there are still groups who are going through issues of receiving income to fuel their jobs. One of those groups: pro-wrestling […]

The Pros &#038 Cons Of The New IWGP U.S. Championship

The Pros & Cons Of The New IWGP U.S. Championship

Last week, New Japan Pro Wrestling revealed their latest championship belt to be added to the company: The IWGP United States Championship. The giant gold belt you're looking at below, which is the first NJPW has created in five years. A tournament to crown the new champion will be held July 1-2, just in time for […]


Katsuyori Shibata To Undergo Surgery In May

Katsuyori Shibata To Undergo Surgery In May

It isn't the news that everyone in New Japan Pro Wrestling wanted to hear, but it's a lot better than hearing about an impending retirement.  We previously talked to you about Katsuyori Shibata and the career-threatening injury that put him on the shelf. Many expected that we would have heard one way or the other by […]