Wednesday, August 12, 2020

NJPW News

ACH, PJ Black, TJP & More Set For This Week’s NJPW Strong

ACH is making his return to New Japan Pro Wrestling this Friday for the first time since 2018. Other former WWE stars such as...

Confirmed Matches For NJPW’s Jingu Stadium Show

On Monday, New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the lineup for their Summer Struggle show on August 29, 2020 from Jingu Stadium in Tokyo. This...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night 8 Results (8/09/20) – New NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team...

YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii and Hirooki Goto are the new NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champions. The trio beat SHO, Toru Yano and Kazuchika Okada in...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night 7 Results (8/08/20)

Below are complete results from NJPW's Summer Struggle Night 7 show: Taiji Ishimori beat Yuya Uemura Yujiro Takahashi and Gedo beat Gabriel Kidd and...

NJPW Announces Schedule For G1 Climax 30

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the schedule for this year's G1 Climax 30. The tournament is the promotion's biggest tournament of the year and is...

NJPW Strong Results (8/07/20) – KENTA vs. Fredericks

NJPW Strong premiered Friday night on NJPW World. This week's episode featured the opening round of this year's New Japan Cup USA. The winner...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night 6 Results (8/7/20)

New Japan Pro Wrestling held Night 6 of their Summer Struggle tour on Friday from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Below are complete results Yuji...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night Five Results (8/6/20)

Below are results from New Japan Pro Wrestling's Summer Struggle Night 5 show from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo: Yuji Nagata beat Gabriel Kidd Master...

NJPW Clears Another Talent Following COVID-19 Concerns

Hiroshi Tanahashi is the latest New Japan Pro Wrestling talent to have a scare with COVID-19. The promotion announced he is officially cleared for this...

Full Details On NJPW Strong; Tournament For IWGP US Title

New Japan Pro Wrestling's new series called NJPW Strong will focus on American talent. The first episode of the series will feature the opening...

Bracket For NJPW’s Tournament To Crown New NEVER Six-Man Tag Team Champion

New Japan Pro Wrestling will hold a tournament to determine the new NEVER Six-Man Tag Team champions Shingo Takagi, EVIL and BUSHI have vacated the...

NJPW Summer Struggle Results For Night 3 And Night 4

New Japan Pro Wrestling's Summer Struggle tour has continued this week. Below are results from Night 3 and Night 4. NJPW Summer Struggle Night 3...

Hiromu Takahashi Out Of Action With Shoulder Injury

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Tuesday that IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi has suffered a shoulder injury and will be out of...

Two NJPW Wrestlers Cleared To Return Following Coronavirus Exposure

Yota Tsuji and Tomoaki Honma were removed from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Sengoku Lord after being exposed to an individual who was positive for...

NJPW Announces New Title, Two Matches Set For Summer Struggle

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the creation of the KOPW 2020 title during a press conference on Tuesday. The title won't have a physical...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night 2 Results (7/27/20)

Below are complete results from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Summer Struggle Night 2 show from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Monday: Ryusuke Taguchi, Satoshi...

NJPW Summer Struggle Night 1 Results (7/26/20)

Below are complete results from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Summer Struggle Night 1 show from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Sunday: Ryusuke Taguchi, Satoshi...

Big Update On NJPW’s Summer Struggle Tour

New Japan Pro Wrestling began their Summer Struggle tour today at Korakuen Hall. Sunday's show was headlined by Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI and Hiromu Takahashi versus...

NJPW Announces Summer Struggle Series, Premiere Of NJPW Strong

New Japan Pro Wrestling will hold a series of shows at Jingu Stadium called the Summer Struggle. The Summer Struggle tour will begin tomorrow...

NJPW Sengoku Lord Results (7/25/20) – EVIL vs. Takahashi

New Japan Pro Wrestling held their Sengoku Lord show at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya on Saturday. The show was headlined by EVIL...

Two NJPW Wrestlers Held Off Sengoku Lord Due To COVID-19

Tomoaki Honma and Yota Tsuji were pulled from New Japan Pro Wrestling's Sengoku Lord show after filming a television show with another cast member...

Lineup For Episode Four Of Lion’s Break Collision Tonight On NJPW World

Episode No. 4 of New Japan Pro Wrestling's Lion's Break Collision will premiere tonight at 10 PM ET/9 PM CT on NJPW World. The...

NJPW New Japan Road Results (7/20/20)

New Japan Pro Wrestling held their New Japan Road show today from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Below are complete results: * Satoshi Kojima and...

EVIL’s Best Matches In Ring Of Honor Released (WATCH HERE)

Ring of Honor is celebrating EVIL winning New Japan Pro Wrestling's IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental championships. The promotion announced they'll be releasing his best...

Will Ospreay Indicates He Was Close To Taking His Own Life

New Japan Pro Wrestling star Will Ospreay posted the following today on his Instagram story: “Few weeks ago, I came very close to something I...

Confirmed Matches For NJPW’s New Japan Road And Senkogu Lord Shows

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced lineups for their next two shows - New Japan Road (Korakuen Hall) in Tokyo on July 20 and...

New Japan Pro Wrestling Dominion 2020: Results And Backstage News

Below are complete results from New Japan Pro Wrestling Dominion 2020: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Ryusuke Taguchi beat Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma &...

EVIL Is New IWGP Heavyweight And IWGP Intercontinental Champion

EVIL beat Tetsuya Naito at New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion 2020 to win the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Championship. On Saturday, EVIL beat Kazuchika...

Complete Lineup For New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Dominion Card

The following matches have been announced for New Japan Pro Wrestling's 2020 Dominion show on Sunday (4 AM ET) in Osaka: IWGP Champion Tetsuya...

New Japan Pro Wrestling Announces Events For This Summer

In a special conference late Monday night, New Japan Pro Wrestling Chairman Naoki Sugabayashi announced that NJPW will return with crowd-less events on June...

NJPW Wrestle Dynasty Postponed

NJPW announced last night via Twitter that Wrestle Dynasty, originally scheduled for August 22nd, 2020, has been postponed to a date to be announced...

Possible Timeline for Return of Live Audiences Revealed

Late Thursday, President Donald Trump put down the groundwork for the Country to begin to return to normal. We are choosing to cover this...

ALL Wrestling Promotions in Serious Jeopardy for 8 Weeks

At 9pm tonight, the CDC issued the following statement: https://twitter.com/CDCgov/status/1239357433383960576?s=19 "Starting immediately and for the next 8 weeks, CDC recommends cancelling all events of 50 or...

Matt Hardy Discusses Contract

At midnight, Matt Hardy took to YouTube to discuss his current contract status. During the live feed, he stated that he is officially a...

NJPW Announces MSG Event

New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) took to Twitter to announce that coming August 22nd, 2020, they will be putting on Wrestle Dynasty at Madison...

KENTA Returning To Ring Of Honor In April

KENTA is returning to Ring of Honor for the first time in over a decade to compete at Supercard of Honor in Lakeland, FL...

Jushin “Thunder” Liger Reacts To Retirement

One of the biggest stories to come out of Wrestle Kingdom 14 was the retirement of Jushin "Thunder" Liger. Below is his retirement...

Backstage News On Hard Feelings Between AEW And NJPW

The idea of adding the stipulation that Hiroshi Tanahashi would receive a shot at the AEW World Championship if he defeated Chris Jericho at...

Will Ospreay Injured At Wrestle Kingdom 14

Will Ospreay suffered a heel injury during his match against Hiromu Takahashi where he lost the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 14 on...

Chris Jericho Comments On Future With New Japan Pro Wrestling

The immediate future of AEW World Champion Chris Jericho in New Japan Pro Wrestling is not known. Jericho defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi during night two of...

Minoru Suzuki Challenges Jon Moxley For IWGP US Title

Jon Moxley beat Juice Robinson to retain the IWGP US Championship during night two of Wrestle Kingdom 14. The closing sequence saw the...

Chris Jericho Injured At Wrestle Kingdom 14?

Chris Jericho was banged up coming out of his match against Hiroshi Tanahashi at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 on Sunday. Jericho told Jim Valley of...

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 Results (1/5/2020) – A Double Champ Crowned

Below are complete results from Sundays’s NJPW Wrestle Kingdom Night 2 Event: Pre-Show NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship Match: EVIL, BUSHI and Shingo...

Updated Match Card For Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 (1/5/2020)

Below is the updated match card for night 2 of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Chris Jericho If Tanahashi can Jericho, he...

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 1 Results (1/4/2020) – Numerous Title Changes and Matchups...

Below are complete results from Saturday’s NJPW Wrestle Kingdom Night 1 Event: Pre-Show Alex Coughlin, Clark Connors, Karl Fredericks, & Toa Henare def. Togi...

Final Card For Night One Of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14

New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 14 is just hours away. This year's show will be held over two nights with night one...

Why AXS TV Pulled New Japan Off The Air, Update On Relationship With AEW

Management of Anthem Entertainment, the parent company of Impact Wrestling, approached New Japan Pro Wrestling about a working relationship between the promotions. NJPW...

NJPW Will Not Broadcast In The US In 2020

New Japan Pro Wrestling issued a statement on Twitter on Friday to confirm that their programming will not air on TV broadcast in the...

Jon Moxley Match Added To Wrestle Kingdom 14

Wrestle Kingdom 14 is slated to take place on January 4th and 5th, 2020 from the Tokyo Dome. A huge match was just broken...

NJPW President Open To Working With All Elite Wrestling

Harold Meij, president of New Japan Pro Wrestling, recently commented to FOX Sports Australia about his promotion working with All Elite Wrestling. “We’re very open...

TNT Contacts AEW About A Controversy Involving One Of Their Top Stars

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Bischoff’s AEW Future, McMahon Taking Risks Without Fans, Respect Mickie James And Natalya, Orton...

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Vince McMahon’s Involvement In The Rock Purchasing XFL Revealed; Details On Potential Exclusive Broadcasting...

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Dominik Beating Too Graphic?, People Offended Over Raw Underground Dancers, Only Thing Lacking In...

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Exclusive Details On Terms Of MVP’s New WWE Contract, AEW Interest, End Of “Bidding...

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