Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: Japan

WWE has canceled their WWE Live Event tour of Japan slated to last from July 2 to July 4 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. No return dates were announced. WWE made the announcement on their Japanese website: Notice of cancellation...
Hana Kimura, one of the top stars of the all-women's promotion Stardom in Japan, passed away today at the age of 22. The cause of death has not been revealed, but Kimura posted graphic images on social media hours before...
Documentary Review: The Great Sasuke by Mikko Sasaki By Josh Boutwell In 2016, Japanese filmmaker Mikko Sasaki released a documentary on legendary Japanese wrestler The Great Sasuke and this week Sasaki released it for free on her YouTube channel. Sasuke was...
According to Evan (@EvanDeadlySinsW) who is the Modertator for reddit.com/r/NJPW, night one drew 40,008 fans, and night two drew 30,063 fans, for a total of 70,071 fans over both nights.  If case you missed this past weekend's Wrestle Kingdom 14...
WWE has announced on its Japanese website that they will be honoring WWE Hall of Famer Hisashi Shinma on Friday, June 28 as part of their weekend festivities in Japan. Shinma was inducted into the Legacy Wing of the WWE Hall...
Sports Illustrated is featuring an interview with Hulk Hogan discussing wrestling in Japan and Hogan describing how he fell in love with the country back in 1978. Hogan talked about always wanting to stay longer after a tour had finished. "I...
Former WWE star Sean "X-Pac" Waltman noted that the late Joanie "Chyna" Laurer's birthday was this week and reflected on her wrestling career on Twitter. Waltman talked about the huge role Chyna played in DX, her reign as WWE Intercontinental...
WWE announced it would be extending its television partnership with J SPORTS in Japan for the 22nd year in a new agreement to broadcast RAW and Smackdown Live. You can check out the full release below. WWE and J SPORTS extend...
"Dirty" Dick Slater, who was best known for his runs with WCW and Georgia Championship Wrestling, has passed away. Slater was 67 years old. The news was first made public by the NWA on Twitter, noting his United States, Mid-Atlantic...
Results from New Japan's King of Pro Wrestling today in Tokyo at Sumo Hall. * El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru def. Jushin "Thunder" Liger and Tiger Mask to retain the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championships. * Togi Makabe and Tomoaki...
Former WWE star Neville (Benjamin Satterley) made his return to wrestling earlier today in Tokyo, Japan at a Dragon Gate event at Korakuen Hall. Neville, going under his former ring name of PAC, joined the R.E.D. stable teaming with Eita to...
Chris Jericho was recently a guest on the "Busted Open" show on SiriusXM satellite radio recently where he talked in depth about being a free agent in wrestling right now. Jercho, who currently holds the IWGP Intercontinental Championship with New...
Following last night's Smackdown, Rusev Day will face The Bar next week on Smackdown live from Lafayette, Louisiana to determine who will face The New Day for the Smackdown Tag Team Champions at the Hell in a Cell PPV...
WWE is featuring a preview for tonight’s RAW in Columbus, including five things you should know about the show before it airs live tonight. This includes: 1. The Bellas are back in action against The Riott Squad 2. Braun Strowman joins Dolph...
The RAW crew has a light schedule this weekend until the RAW taping this Monday night in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After RAW, the crew will head overseas to London, England and then events in Osaka, Japan and Shanghai, China. The...

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