NJPW

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We've Been Spoiled by NJPW's Excellence

Wrestle Kingdom 13 was a good show, but it felt slightly off from years past, and the future feels a little rocky, too.
Ian Williams
1.8.19
bruiseday

NJPW Remains Unbelievably Great

The final G1 Climax match between Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kota Ibushi capped a nearly perfect month of pro wrestling.
Ian Williams
8.14.18
WRESTLING

NJPW Has Declared Itself a Global Promotion

With Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho winning titles over the weekend, NJPW has announced itself on the world stage.
Ian Williams
6.12.18
new japan pro wrestling

Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever

The fourth installment of this rivalry was legendary, with Omega becoming New Japan Pro Wrestling's IWGP World Heavyweight Champion.
Blake Murphy
6.11.18
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Golden Lovers vs. Young Bucks Main Event Will Be Remembered for Decades

New Japan Pro Wrestling's "Strong Style Evolved" ventured onto US soil and the entire show delivered big time.
Ian Williams
3.27.18
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Wrestle Kingdom 12 Had Something For Everybody

No match outside WWE in recent memory has garnered as much buzz as Jericho-Omega. They did not disappoint.
Ian Williams
1.9.18
new japan pro wrestling

Jericho-Omega Deliver on the Hype at a Near Flawless Wrestle Kingdom 12

New Japan Pro-Wrestling did its best to attract a larger global audience, producing one of the best top-to-bottom cards in memory.
Blake Murphy
1.4.18
WRESTLING

Chris Jericho Will Never Stop Reinventing Himself

Jericho's upcoming match in Japan against wrestling sensation Kenny Omega is the latest arc in a storied career that has always seen him stay one step ahead of where the industry is going.
Blake Murphy
12.14.17
bruiseday

Chris Jericho is Coming to NJPW to Fight Kenny Omega...What?!

In another surprise debut for Jericho, he challenged Kenny Omega to a match at NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom.
Ian Williams
11.7.17
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There Is No Competition for the WWE, Only Competition for Second Place

Everyone wants someone to challenge WWE, but they dwarf their competition, even the red hot New Japan.
Ian Williams
8.29.17
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SummerSlam Was a Fun Enough Ride, but Nakamura Is Stalling Out

Shinsuke, where has the romance gone?
Ian Williams
8.22.17
WRESTLING

New Japan Pro Wrestling Finally Comes to America

The cult favorite wrestling promotion finally landed on American shores over the weekend, bringing hard-hitting, high-quality wrestling direct to its U.S. fanbase for the first time.
Evan McGarvey
7.6.17
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