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Kazuchika Okada Is the Best Wrestler in the World
New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Okada has an intangible quality that recalls what made Ric Flair so good in his prime.
WWE Is Talking About A "New Era," And Actually Backing It Up
Pro wrestling loves to tell its own story and always has. That's what WWE's current "new era" talk is about. More importantly: the new era is pretty great so far.
With Royal Rumble Looming, WWE Has Never Seemed Less Ready
Injuries have backed WWE into a corner, but the promotion has never felt less creative or more predictable than it does in the run-up to this year's Royal Rumble.
New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom and the Art of the Fight
New Japan Pro Wrestling is the second-biggest wrestling promotion in the world, and utterly unique. Naturally, its Wrestle Kingdom event was a hell of a show.
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The Ghastly Glory of New Japan Pro Wrestling
The craziest, most violent, most reprehensible, and best show in combat sports is New Japan Pro Wrestling. Which, somehow, is now a thing you can watch on TV.