Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: NJPW

NJPW has announced that the upcoming Wrestle Grand Slam events that were set for later this month in Tokyo have been postponed due a state of emergency as a result in a surge of COVID-19. The events were set to...
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced in a statement on their website today that two of its wrestlers have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the statement, the two wrestlers are currently showing mild symptoms. You can read the full statement below...
An earthquake registered at 7.0 stopped Saturday’s NJPW Tournament Cup 2021 event in Sendai, Japan. The earthquake occurred during the six-man tag team team. Twitter user @ItaloSantana_1 posted a clip to Twitter that shows camera shaking and then pointing to the...
AEW star Jon Moxley retained the IWGP United States Championship against KENTA at NJPW Strong. Moxley won after his Death Rider finishing move on KENTA.  Moxley has held the title since January 4, 2020 defeating Lance Archer for the championship...
According to F4WOnline, Marty Scurll worked the recent New Japan Strong television tapings held in California. Dave Meltzer at F4WOnline couldn’t verify the story from Emily Pratt at Fanbyte that Scurll was involved in a post-match angle with Rocky Romero.  It...
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Twitter that Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite Main Event is available for viewing on the NJPW World streaming platform.  We had reported back on February 4 that a deal had been done for a working relationship...
New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced a major partnership with The Roku Channel to bring it's content to the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. According to the announcement, the first episode will premiere Thursday, February 11. Episodes of New...
All Elite Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling have a working relationship. According to F4WOnline, a “deal is done” on a working relationship between AEW and NJPW. KENTA’s made a surprise appearance at this past Wednesday night’s Beach Break Special.  Also,...
Former AEW Champion Jon Moxley made a surprise appearance at the end of last night’s NJPW Strong event attacking KENTA. Moxley then took to the mic and said that he doesn’t play political games, and that KENTA’s dream of becoming...
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Tuesday that the New Japan Cup is coming in March. According to the announcement, the event will start March 5 at Korakuen Hall and then end on March 21.  The final matches for the New...
Recap of Night One of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s annual Wrestle Kingdom 15 event at the Tokyo Dome. Hiromu Takahashi def. El Phantasmo to remain the No. 1 Contender for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Toward the end of the match,...
During yesterday’s G1 Climax 30 finals, New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that Wrestle Kingdom will again be held as a two-night event. Wrestle Kingdom 15 will take place on January 4 and January 5, 2021 at the Tokyo Dome. NJPW held...
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that they will be undergoing a leadership change. Harold Meij, who became the President and CEO of NJPW in 2018, will be resigning from his position on October 23. Takami Ohbari will be replacing him....
Former WWE Superstar and Tag Team Champion Darren Young announced earlier today on Twitter, under his real name of Fred Dosser III, that he will be making his debut with New Japan Pro Wrestling on September 4. In 2005 and...
After yesterday's New Japan Pro Wrestling event in Uwajima was canceled last minute, NJPW has confirmed that this Sunday's Summer Struggle show in Shizuoka will go on as scheduled. The house show was canceled after a wrestler who was scheduled to...