Category Archives: Wrestling

AJPW Champion Carnival N8 (4.14.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N8 (4.14.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N8   April 14 2019   We’re still in Osaka for a second night in the Edion. About a hundred more fans in tonight compared to yesterday. Still not a great draw.   Standings:   BLOCK A Zeus [6] Shuji Ishikawa [5] Yuji Okabayashi [4] Dylan James [4] Yuma Aoyagi [4] Kento… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N7 (4.13.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N7 (4.13.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N7   April 13 2019   We’re in Osaka, which means shit is about to get real. Osaka is a big city with big expectations and that’s where big tournaments start to improve after sluggish runs around the country performing to 400 yokels in a gym. If you were going easy on… Continue Reading

Beyond Uncharted Territory Episode 2 (4.10.19) review

Beyond Uncharted Territory Episode 2 (4.10.19) review

We’re back at Electric Haze for the second episode of Uncharted Territory – one we had to wait a while for to drop on-demand thanks to live stream issues. There’s no commentary too, as Paul Crockett’s audio track wasn’t dubbed in here. Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) vs. Sadkampf (Dominic Garrini & Kevin… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N6 (4.11.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N6 (4.11.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N6   We’re in Fukuoka, Japan. This is another small tour show so hopes are not especially high but we do have a big Miyahara main event so perhaps we could get one strong contest out of tonight’s line up.   April 11 2019   Standings:   BLOCK A Yuji Okabayashi [4]… Continue Reading

Women of the WWE – weekly round-up – April 7-13

Women of the WWE – weekly round-up – April 7-13

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AJPW Champion Carnival N5 (4.10.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N5 (4.10.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N5   April 10 2019   We’re in Hiroshima, Japan. This is the smallest venue of the tour and the crowd is 224. It’s a grim sight. We trundle through a couple a tags before we hit the CC action. Here are the standings:   BLOCK A Yuji Okabayashi [4] Dylan James… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N4 (4.9.19)

AJPW Champion Carnival N4 (4.9.19)

AJPW Champion Carnival N4   April 9 2019   We’re in Matsue, Shimane, Japan. This is another low key tour show with only 400 fans. The difference between this and N3 is that here we’ve Sam Adonis making his debut, aiming to impress and the main event is Kento vs. Zeus. The blocks are starting… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N3 (4.7.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N3 (4.7.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N3   April 7 2019   We’re in Nagoya, Japan. Here are the blocks before we get underway:   BLOCK A Yuji Okabayashi [4] Kento Miyahara [2] Dylan James [2] Shuji Ishikawa [2] Atsushi Aoki [0] Ryoji Sai [0] Yuma Aoyagi [0] Gianni Valletta Zeus   BLOCK B Naoya Nomura [4] Takashi… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N2 (4.6.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N2 (4.6.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N2   April 6 2019   Yes I am fucking doing this right off the back of Mania week. I watched night one when it happened and it was a great show. Okabayashi vs. Ishikawa was a shoe-in for ****1/2 or higher until they went too long and got tired. So with… Continue Reading

Arnold Furious’ WrestleMania Wrap Up (Venues, Winners/Losers, Top Matches, Ranked Show List)

Arnold Furious’ WrestleMania Wrap Up (Venues, Winners/Losers, Top Matches, Ranked Show List)

Mania Overview   Some numbers. I watched 37 shows. I saw 287 matches. For a frame of reference I had seen 522 matches all year before Mania weekend. Here I’m going to do a round up of the major venues and how everything played out. Plus my top five winners and losers of the weekend.… Continue Reading