Matches of the Month: January 2020

This year I am making it a goal to keep track of all the great wrestling I see. Each month I will post what I think are the best matches of the month. They will be unranked and in chronological order with my thoughts on each match. Wrestling is a subjective form of entertainment so … Continue reading Matches of the Month: January 2020

Chris Jericho Returns At NJPW Power Struggle, Makes Wrestle Kingdom 14 Challenge

AEW World Champion Chris Jericho appeared—via video—at today's NJPW Power Struggle to challenge Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom 15 on January 5. Tanahashi accepted after the video played. In the video it looked like Tanahashi rocking out, until the band members get dropped and Jericho (in his "Painmaker" look) showed up. "Tanahashi! You see what … Continue reading Chris Jericho Returns At NJPW Power Struggle, Makes Wrestle Kingdom 14 Challenge

First Matches Announced for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14

New Japan Pro-Wrestling held a press conference today to reveal the first several matches for their two-day weekend in the Tokyo Dome, Wrestle Kingdom 14. Kazuchika Okada, who successfully defended his IWGP Heavyweight Championship against SANADA yesterday, attended the press conference, as did G1 Climax 29 winner Kota Ibushi. Jushin Thunder Liger, who will have his … Continue reading First Matches Announced for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14

NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling 2019 Results

New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s King of Pro-Wrestling 2019 event took place at the Rygoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan on October 14. This event can be watched on NJPW World. Before the event began, NJPW ring announcer Makoto Abe announced that Jon Moxley and Zack Sabre Jr. were unable to attend the event due to flight cancellations … Continue reading NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling 2019 Results

Pay Per Crap #89 – Previews for NXT TakeOver: Cardiff, AEW All Out, and more

Tomorrow, August 31st is a huge day for wrestling! Erik and Josh preview NJPW Royal Quest, NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff, and AEW All Out! Give it a listen and tell us what you think! To Subscribe to the Pay Per Crap Podcast onall major platforms click here. Show your support for Pay Per Crap by … Continue reading Pay Per Crap #89 – Previews for NXT TakeOver: Cardiff, AEW All Out, and more

New Japan Recap #1 – Night One of the G1 Climax 29

Check out the debut episode of the New Japan Recap, a wrestling podcast all things New Japan Pro Wrestling! On the first episode, Erik recaps night one of the G1 Climax 29 Tournament featuring Lance Archer vs. Will Ospreay, EVIL vs. Bad Luck Fale, Sanada vs. Zack Sabre Jr., KENTA vs. Kota Ibushi, and Kazuchika … Continue reading New Japan Recap #1 – Night One of the G1 Climax 29

NJPW G1 Climax 29 Blocks Announced

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has just announced the entrants and blocks for the 29th G1 Climax tournament. Each year, NJPW’s top wrestlers clash for an opportunity to challenge the IWGP Heavyweight Champion at the following year’s Wrestle Kingdom. Last year’s winner, Hiroshi Tanahashi, defeated Kota Ibushi in the Final and successfully defeated Kenny Omega at Wrestle Kingdom 13 … Continue reading NJPW G1 Climax 29 Blocks Announced

NJPW Dominion Results (6/9/19)

Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Chris Jericho, Kota Ibushi defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito and much more from Osaka-jo Hall in Japan. Shota Umino vs. Jon Moxley: Umino thought he would get the better of Moxley by attacking before the bell rings but that didn't last long in his … Continue reading NJPW Dominion Results (6/9/19)

Chris Jericho Returning To NJPW, Facing Okada At Dominion

Chris Jericho is returning to New Japan Pro Wrestling. He will challenge IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada for the title at Dominion on June 9th. Jericho appeared via video message at today’s Wrestling Dontaku event to announce his return. You can view Jericho’s video message in the player below: https://youtu.be/XZ1R07I8INU “I am Chris Jericho, I … Continue reading Chris Jericho Returning To NJPW, Facing Okada At Dominion