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NJPW King of Pro Wrestling 2017 REVIEW

On a weekend of big events, New Japan Pro Wrestling hosted it’s annual King of Pro Wrestling show which featured a main event for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship between Kazuchika Okada and EVIL.

Tetsuya Naito and Kazuchika Okada confront one another before Wrestle Kingdom 12In addition, Tetsuya Naito defending his contract for the main event slot at WrestleKingdom 12 against a man who has had his number this year, Tomohiro Ishii. KUSHIDA and Will Ospreay have a Match of the Year caliber performance for the Junior Heavyweight championship, Bullet Club meets Chaos in a six man tag, the debut of Roppongi 3k, and much more.

This is our review and reaction to the King of Pro Wrestling show from New Japan Pro Wrestling.

7 Wrestlers Who May Change Companies In 2018

Well, since everyone likes to do “when is so-and-so going to company X”, I figured I’d throw my hat in the ring. Here are 7 wrestling talents that could change companies in 2018.

With the rumors surrounding Dolph Ziggler, Daniel Bryan, Ricochet, War Machine, and others, this list is not a definitive list but more a speculative video based on news and rumors and comments f

Lucha Underground Cueto Cup Finals Review

Despite all the controversy behind the scenes at Lucha Underground, the Cueto Cup came to a dramatic conclusion this week featuring Prince Puma against Pentagon Dark.

Also, in the main event, the long awaited match between Johnny Mundo and Rey Mysterio, Jr. for Mundo’s Lucha Underground Championship saw a lot of surprise faces get involved.

We also discuss some of the backstage issues with LU and the future of the promotion and a possible Season 4.

NJPW G1 Special USA Full Review: Jim Ross Commentary, Ricochet, Omega, and Other Thoughts

So many topics to discuss after the historic G1 Special USA from New Japan Pro Wrestling, we cover the major points from the two days.

Kenny Omega and Cody face offOf note are the U.S. Tournament finals between Ishii and Omega, the dissolution of Roppongi Vice, Ricochet throwing shade towards Lucha Underground, the overall feeling of both shows and much more.

We also have a long rant on Jim Ross and his commentary during the event. Both nights saw JR at less-than-his-best, and it is a bit disappointing given what New Japan and it’s stars are trying to accomplish.

Will Ospreay vs. Ricochet Best of the Super Jrs 2017 REACTION

My reaction and review of the rematch from last year’s Best of the Super Jrs tournament match that got so much attention: Will Ospreay vs. Ricochet.

They lit the pro wrestling world on fire last year with their high spot match. Some fans dismissed it, others loved it. How would they (or did they) change this version of their storied rivalry? Is pro wrestling an artform?

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku Matches and Leadup

NJJPW Wrestling Dontaku

This year’s Wrestling Dontaku event features a stacked card of matches. Showcasing the growing roster of talent, this could prove to be one of the most exciting cards for NJPW from top to bottom since WrestleKingdom.


Wednesday May 3, 2017 at the Fukuoka Convention Center

Main Event: IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Bad Luck Fale
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Kenny Omega
NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship: Ricochet, Taguchi and Tanahashi (c) vs. BUSHI, EVIL, and SANADA (LIJ)
IWGP Tag Team Championship 3-Way Match: War Machine (c) vs. Kojima and Tenzan vs. The Guerrillas of Destiny

Before we get to Dontaku, there are a number of other events leading up to it which will feature some key matches.


Saturday April 29, 2017 from Beppu B-Con Plaza

IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi (c) (LIJ) vs. King Ricochet
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. EVIL
IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Juice Robinson

This Thursday on the Road to Wrestling Dontaku, there is also a highly anticipated match from the Hiroshima Green Arena
IWGP NEVER Openweight Championship: Hirooki Goto (c) (Chaos) vs. Minoru Suzuki (Suzuki-Gun)

All of these matches and shows can be seen on New Japan World which is around $8.33 a month. English commentary is available for the big shows but as we always say, without the commentary or with Japanese commentary, it’s pretty much the same as watching a pro wrestling event live.

Top 10 Breakout Wrestling Stars of 2016

Pro wrestling stars are in short supply these days as far as breaking out, but these ten fighters proved that they were determined to get higher than they had ever been before.

This is our list of Top 10 Breakout Wrestling Stars in 2016. Among the contenders are Will Ospreay, Broken Matt Hardy, Adam Cole, James Ellsworth, Kenny Omega, and many stars from WWE, SmackDown LIVE, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and other areas of wrestling.

Have your own list or countdown of the Breakout Wrestling Stars in 2016? Let your voice be heard in the comments section below.

Lucha Underground 11/9/16

An epic showdown (set to God of War music ironically in the first promo) between the deadly Mil Muertes and the superstar Prince Puma in a Grave Consequences match. It is a “matter of life and death” in one of the most brutal matches of the year.

Also, a Believer’s Backlash match that hearkens back to old ECW style matches and much more on this edition of Lucha Underground.

Ospreay and Vader Square Off

The introductions and initial square-off between Will Ospreay and Vader from this weekend’s highly anticipated match.

Once the actual video is available we’ll post it live but SPOILER WARNING the results are below.

Highlight the text below to see results.

Vader wins by pinfall after interference by Ospreay’s rival Pete Dunne. Ospready later offered Dunne a chance at his title. Ricochet later joked on Vader saying “Vader! You broke my fucking necklace!”.

Lucha Underground 6-22-16

After winning the title shot for the Lucha Underground championship, will Pentagon Jr’s hidden relationship with Vampiro come to light as he prepares to take on Mantanza?

Dario Cueto continues to stir the pot in the temple as he entices Night Claw to participate on his behalf. The mythos behind his tribe’s background comes into play as well. How will Night Claw play into the upcoming Ultima Lucha 2 event?

Prince Puma (aka Ricochet) tells the Believers what his plans are for the big event as well on a packed Lucha Underground.