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NJPW Dominion 6.9 in Osaka-Jo Hall (6.9.19) review

NJPW Dominion 6.9 in Osaka-Jo Hall (6.9.19) review

NJPW Dominion 6.9 in Osaka-Jo Hall   June 9 2019   We’re in Osaka, Japan for New Japan’s second largest show of the year. Dominion being a stand-alone badass event with a stacked card makes it one of my favourite New Japan events. It’s all killer, no filler baby!     Commentary comes from Kevin… Continue Reading

May 2019 Catch Up (Part One)

May 2019 Catch Up (Part One)

May 2019 Catch Up   Various dates.   Hi. I’ve not been watching a lot of wrestling during May so I felt the urge to do a proper catch up of all the graps I’ve missed out on.   Risa Sera vs. Suzu Suzuki (Ice Ribbon #957 1/5/19) Suzuki has been wrestling for six months… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors (catch up) review

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors (catch up) review

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors   Various dates.   This is my attempt to catch up on hyped BOSJ matches that have taken place while I was enjoying a minor wrestling hiatus. I can’t promise to hit all the highs but I’ll take is as much as time allows.   Dragon Lee vs. SHO… Continue Reading

Pro Wrestling WAVE Happy Birthday WAVE (4.14.19) review

Pro Wrestling WAVE Happy Birthday WAVE (4.14.19) review

Pro Wrestling WAVE Happy Birthday WAVE   April 14 2019   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring. I’ve never seen WAVE before but this show is literally all singles matches so I cannot possibly get confused as to who various wrestlers are. Also I recongnise a lot of the names on the card… Continue Reading

Sendai Girls (4.14.19) review

Sendai Girls (4.14.19) review

Sendai Girls   April 14 2019   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall. Sendai Girls tend not to name their shows so here we are. Let’s see what joys Meiko Satomura has for us. The main event here is Chihiro Hashimoto, who’s really strong, against Jordynne Grace. It’s a Hoss Fight in Tokyo!  … Continue Reading

Stardom Cinderella Tournament 2019 (4.29.19) review

Stardom Cinderella Tournament 2019 (4.29.19) review

Stardom Cinderella Tournament 2019   April 29 2019   We’re in Korakuen Hall, Tokyo. I am purely watching this because I saw a video of Toni Storm doing a Minoru Suzuki impression? Yes. Oh my god Toni Storm as Minoru Suzuki 😂😂😂 @tonistorm_ @suzuki_D_minoru #WeAreStardom pic.twitter.com/65oEVC9gRH — Ammo (@fromAMMO) May 16, 2019     AZM… Continue Reading

Stardom & Queen’s Quest Produce Golden Weeks Stars (5.4.19) review

Stardom & Queen’s Quest Produce Golden Weeks Stars (5.4.19) review

Stardom & Queen’s Quest Produce Golden Weeks Stars   May 4 2019   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring for an intriguing Stardom show where a returning Toni Storm challenges Momo Watanabe and Bea Priestley comes gunning for Kagetsu’s World of Stardom title that she’s held since June 2018. Queen’s Quest really nailing… Continue Reading

Zero1 Jump Up Fly to the Future (4.16.19) review

Zero1 Jump Up Fly to the Future (4.16.19) review

Zero1 Jump Up Fly to the Future   April 16 2019   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shin-kiba 1st Ring. Ikuto Hidaka is in the “studio” to provide expert analysis. Presumably this will involve eating seaweed and drinking beers. Unless he takes a different approach to company boss man Shinjiro Otani. The seat in the… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N1 (5.13.19) review

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N1 (5.13.19) review

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 26 N1   May 13 2019   In the interests of full disclosure I have no intention of watching every single show of BOSJ as my time is somewhat limited. I’m specifically hitting this show because a) opening night of any tournament is usually good and b) there are… Continue Reading

AJPW Champion Carnival N18/Final (4.29.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival N18/Final (4.29.19) review

AJPW Champion Carnival Final   April 29 2019   I started watching this show on my laptop to test it out ahead of SSS16 weekend where it will be providing myself and Brother Mort with New Japan and Big Japan entertainment. So I didn’t really have a keyboard to hand to type up my thoughts.… Continue Reading