Category Archives: NJPW

RVR Wrestling Podcast #9: The Best So Far!

RVR Wrestling Podcast #9: The Best So Far!

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) and regular Aqeel Khalid (@aqeelkhalid) sit down with Amanda Why (@manda_why) to talk about the upcoming Mae Young Classic, and to figure out who the best wrestler in the world is. Continue Reading

NJPW Dominion review (6.11.17)

NJPW Dominion review (6.11.17)

NJPW Dominion   June 11 2017   We’re in Osaka at Osaka-Jo Hall. The English language commentary comes from Kevin Kelly and Don Callis. I’m reasonably happy with this team. It’s panning out better than any other combination they’ve used to date. Got to be better than Matt Striker right? Perhaps Steve Corino was a… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors review (6.3.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors review (6.3.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Final   June 3 2017   I got into this tournament to begin with and thought the blocks looked awesome but I rapidly ran out of time to watch stuff and I’ve gone from night two to the end of the tournament. I got the chance to check out… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Night Two review (5.18.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Night Two review (5.18.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors   May 18 2017   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall for night two of the 2017 Best of the Super Juniors tournament. Much like during the G1 I got behind immediately and it’s a massive struggle to ever catch up. And I guarantee as soon as I… Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #7: Get in the f*ck*ng sea.

RVR Wrestling Podcast #7: Get in the f*ck*ng sea.

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) is joined by Conservative activist Aqeel Khalid (@aqeelkhalid) and the much nicer Mark Ashford (@iloikewrestling) and they proceed to bury… everything. Scorn and derision is handed out (but limited) to: Rip Rogers, Randy Orton, Daniel Hinkles, Bubba Dudley, Ryan Smile, …dive, music, tories, and your mum. Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors review (5.17.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors review (5.17.17)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors May 17 2017 We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall for the opening night of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament 2017. I’m all fired up for this tournament because the field is all kinds of great.   TAKA Michinoku vs. Jushin Liger This is how the Best… Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #6: He’s not Croatian.

RVR Wrestling Podcast #6: He’s not Croatian.

This week’s wrestling podcast has host Arnold Furious meet up with Mark Anthony and VK. They talk about everything. Smackdown tag divisions, New Japan hating women, Progress shot-based booking, how hot Breezango are, WWE tryouts, and how Chris Brookes makes everyone else look bad. It’s all in there. Listen to it. Also, the sounds of… Continue Reading

NJPW Lion’s Gate Project 5 (5.9.17)

We’re back in Tokyo for another New Japan World show… but it’s Shinjuku FACE this time as it’s time for another insight into the latest batch of Young Lions! Continue Reading

NJPW Dontaku review (5.3.17)

NJPW Dontaku review (5.3.17)

NJPW Dontaku   May 3 2017   We’re in Fukuoka, Japan. Hosts are Kevin Kelly and Don Callis.   Tomayuki Oka & Katsuya Kitamura vs. Yoshitatsu & Hirai Kawato Kelly calls Tatsu “broadcast excellence”, causing Cyrus to laugh out loud. “He’s a better wrestler than he is a commentator” Callis adds, diplomatically. That’s not saying… Continue Reading

NJPW Toyonokuni 2017 review (4.29.17)

NJPW Toyonokuni 2017 review (4.29.17)

NJPW Toyonokuni 2017   April 29 2017   We’re in Beppu for the pre-Dontaku show. Because they have to sell tickets there are still a bunch of high profile matches and title defences. Hell, they had one a few days before this headlined by Minoru Suzuki vs. Hirooki Goto, which I missed due to illness.… Continue Reading