Category Archives: Wrestling

AJPW Champions Carnival N9/10 review (4.18/20.18)

AJPW Champions Carnival N9/10 review (4.18/20.18)

The Champions Carnival trundles on. A mixed bag of tournament matches over these two nights; the 18.04 set are pretty anaemic but there’s some promise on 20.04, with Shingo Takagi vs. Joe Doering standing out as a potential cracker. Let’s get to it! 18.04//MATSUYAMA KAI vs. Dylan James Unsurprisingly, 6th vs. 7th in the weaker… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N12 review (4.22.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival N12 review (4.22.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival 2018 N12   April 22 2018   We’re in Nagoya, Japan at the International Conference Hall. Tonight features one of the biggest bouts on the tour so far; Doering vs. Miyahara. The last two Triple Crown champions going head to head. If Big Joe loses here he’s done. The tournament is very… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N11 review (4.21.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival N11 review (4.21.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival N11 April 21 2018   We’re in Osaka at the EDION Arena. This is the second consecutive Osaka show after a solid night of action on Friday 20th. As the tournament reaches the latter stages the excitement levels are growing. The matches are more important and the stakes are raised! On tap… Continue Reading

wXw True Colors 2018 review (4.14.18)

wXw True Colors 2018 review (4.14.18)

wXw True Colors 2018   April 14 2018   We’re in Dresden at Eventwerk. wXw stacked this card up with a huge main event pitting WALTER against Ilja Dragunov in a singles rematch of last year’s 16 Carat Gold final. Plus Absolute Andy defending his title shot against arch rival Marius Al-Ani in a TLC… Continue Reading

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki match review (4.15.18)

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki match review (4.15.18)

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki   April 15 2018   We’re in Sapporo, Japan at the Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym for the final of the Ikkitousen Strong Climb tournament, which also happens to be for the BJW Strong Championship of Daichi Hashimoto.   Ikkitousen Strong Climb Final BJW Strong Championship Daichi Hashimoto (c) vs. Hideki… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N8 review (4.16.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival N8 review (4.16.18)

AJPW Champion Carnival Night 8   April 16 2018   We’re in Kagoshima, Japan. The card here is a huge step down after Night 7’s awesomeness in Hakata. At least they’ve got a ringside camera back for this show so it’s more visually stimulating. Although the building is uninspired, lighting wise and the venue is… Continue Reading

WWE Smackdown Superstar Shakeup review (4.17.18)

WWE Smackdown Superstar Shakeup review (4.17.18)

WWE Smackdown Live   April 17 2018   We’re in Providence, Rhode Island.   It’s night two of the Superstar Shakeup! Let’s see who Smackdown gained in the negotiations between Paige and Kurt Angle. Based on who RAW got (quantity rather than quality) Kurt looks like he’s negotiating specifically to destroy RAW and fuck over… Continue Reading

WWE RAW Superstar Shakeup review (4.16.18)

WWE RAW Superstar Shakeup review (4.16.18)

WWE RAW   April 16 2018   Is everyone ready for a Superstar Shakeup? We’re in Hartford, Connecticut and the Shakeup is like the start of a new season. Mania is over. Now it’s time to look forward to the summer and beyond.   Promo Time: Kurt Angle Kurt looks super happy. He must have… Continue Reading