Keeping the Spirit Alive V.12 (7/1/2011): The Early Build for July

The promotions covered in this article NJPW, All Japan, NOAH, ZERO1, K-DOJO, SMASH, DDT, RJPW, and IGF. I tried to cover all the bases, and you can expect more info around the time of the bigger events. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Tetsuya Naito will be the next NJPW talent to be heading off … Continue reading

Keeping the Spirit Alive: This Week in Japanese Pro Wrestling V.10 (6/4/2011)

Manabu Nakanishi [44] suffered a neck injury following a German Suplex by Wataru Inoue in the main event of the 6/4 show. The referee soon after checking on Nakanishi stopped the match and then he was after taken backstage by the NJPW talent and officials and then taken to the … Continue reading

This Week in Japanese Pro Wrestling V.8 (5/16/2011)

New Japan has released a teaser video for upcoming G1 CLIMAX XXI which will take place in August. New Japan’s upcoming tour following the NJPW USA INVASION will be the BEST OF THE SUPER Jr Tournament. I already made a previous post with all the information posted in one place … Continue reading

This Week in Japanese Pro Wrestling V.6 (4/15/2011)

The full cards for the next 2 NJPW shows have been released. The bigger match added for ths shows is on 4/19 with a big 6 Man Tag match which showcases NJPW vs. DDT. Also on 4/19 the first wave contestants in the upcoming “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.” tournament … Continue reading

This Week in Japanese Pro Wrestling Week V.5 (4/8/2011)

Following Sundays show the next 2 bigger shows coming up for NJPW have already started building up. NJPW “NEW JAPAN BRAVE 2011”, 4/19/2011 (Tues) @ Tokyo Korakuen Hall () Special Single Match: Togi Makabe vs. Satoshi Kojima ~ These two’s feud is far from over and at yesterdays show the … Continue reading

NJPW & NOAH News for Jan. 31st, 2011! MVP to Japan, 2/20 Early Card! NEVER.5, GHC Title Match!

Following the match between Kojima and Makabe, Kojima walked away as the winner setting up another match between himself and Tanahashi. This will be the third encounter between these two here in less than a year, but the question is? Will Satoshi Kojima win back the belt or will Hiroshi … Continue reading

New Japan News for Jan. 5th, 2011! Upcoming Big Match as well as NJ invades the USA!

Coming off of the heels of Wrestle Kingdom there has already been a quick changing of the foundation when it comes to the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Though all it took was one day and New Japan announced that Tohgi Makabe and Satoshi Kojima will be meeting at the “New Japan-ism … Continue reading