Category Archives: NJPW

NJPW Destruction in Kobe review (9.23.18)

NJPW Destruction in Kobe review (9.23.18)

NJPW Destruction in Kobe   September 23 2018   Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemera They both sprint to the ring and Tsuji is faster! He’s also bigger and Kevin Kelly calls him a “fully fledged heavyweight”. Or he will be, should I say. There’s a lot of young boy effort here. Lots of fighting spirit.… Continue Reading

NJPW Destruction in Hiroshima review (9.15.18)

NJPW Destruction in Hiroshima review (9.15.18)

NJPW Destruction in Hiroshima   September 15 2018   We’re in Hiroshima at the Sun Plaza Hall. English commentary comes from Kevin Kelly and someone called Mark who’s surname I can’t spell.   Roppongi 3K vs. KUSHIDA, Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask IV Comms deliver a lot of chatter regarding the IWGP junior strap, currently… Continue Reading

Suzuki September – Minoru Suzuki vs. Tetsuya Naito (8.4.13)

Suzuki September – Minoru Suzuki vs. Tetsuya Naito (8.4.13)

4th August 2013 This Suzuki match comes from Osaka in front of 6,700 fans and is a Block B encounter from the 23rd G1 Climax. What I think I love most about this match is the atmosphere, the crowd are excitable from the get go and keep the excitement all the way throughout. Match starts… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N19 review (8.12.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N19 review (8.12.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N19/Final review   August 12 2018 We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Budokan Hall. Hosts are Kevin Kelly, Rocky Romero and Chris Charlton.   Togi Makabe, Michael Elgin & Tomoaki Honma vs. Yuji Nagata, Shota Umino & Ayato Yoshida Yoshida is from K-Dojo. He’s wearing the black trunks and counts as another… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N18 review (8.11.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N18 review (8.11.18)

G1 Climax 28 N18   August 11 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Budokan Hall. This is the last night in Block B, the one dominated by IWGP Champion Kenny Omega until the last two rounds where he fell twice in defeat. This leaves his opponent, and Golden Lover, Kota Ibushi alive and also… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N17 review (8.10.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N17 review (8.10.18)

G1 Climax 28 N17   August 10 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Budokan Hall and the final night of Block A action. Only three wrestlers still alive, which has been the case for a while now. Fan favourites Tanahashi and Okada plus young upstart Jay White in his first G1, pushing for a… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N16 review (8.8.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N16 review (8.8.18)

G1 Climax 28 N16   August 8 2018   We’re in Kanagawa, Yokohama, Japan. This is the last stop on the G1 tour before returning to Tokyo and Budokan Hall for the Block finals on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday the G1 concludes after a gruelling 19 date tour in one of the hottest Japanese… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax N15 review (8.5.18)

NJPW G1 Climax N15 review (8.5.18)

G1 Climax 28 N15   August 5 2018   We’re in Osaka, Japan. I have not had a lot of sleep. Please excuse any errors. This is the most tired I’ve been doing one of these. Hosts are Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero.   Juice Robinson & Shota Umino vs. Tomohiro Ishii & SHO Ishii… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N14 review (8.4.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N14 review (8.4.18)

G1 Climax 28 N14   August 4 2018   We’re in Osaka, Japan at the Edion Arena. This is the first of two Osaka shows this weekend and a hugely important show for Block B. Hosts are Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero.   YOSHI-HASHI & SHO vs. Bad Luck Fale & Tanga Loa I have… Continue Reading

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N13 review (8.2.18)

NJPW G1 Climax 28 N13 review (8.2.18)

G1 Climax 28 N13   August 2 2018   We’re in Fukuoka, Japan. After this we have a double shot weekend in Osaka, then on to Kanagawa on August 8 and then it’s all in on Budokan Hall for the last three shows. Hosts tonight are Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero. This building is ridiculously… Continue Reading