Category Archives: NJPW

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

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

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

ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard (4.6.19) review

ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard (4.6.19) review

NJPW ROH G1 Supercard   April 6 2019   Hosts are Ian Riccaboni, Kevin Kelly and Colt Cabana.   Honor Rumble Winner gets an ROH title shot. #1 is Kenny King. #2 is Minoru Suzuki. They actually dub music over the entrances for reasons. The crowd still drown it out with the sing-a-long. I can’t… Continue Reading

NJPW New Japan Cup Semi-Finals/Final review (3.23.19)

NJPW New Japan Cup Semi-Finals/Final review (3.23.19)

NJPW New Japan Cup   March 23 2019   Semi-Finals   Tomohiro Ishii vs. Kazuchika Okada I want Ishii to win the IWGP title. He doesn’t even need to hold it for ages or anything. Just win it once so I can have a jolly nice celebration of the greatest wrestler of his generation. New… Continue Reading

NJPW New Japan Cup Quarter Finals (3.20/21.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup Quarter Finals (3.20/21.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup Quarter Finals   March 20 2019   YOSHI-HASHI vs. Tomohiro Ishii Kevin Kelly buries YOSHI-HASHI saying he looked like shit in round one…before going on to say he looked better against Chase Owens. He didn’t. He’ll need to properly show up here but he comes out here looking timid as ever.… Continue Reading

NJPW New Japan Cup 2nd Round (3.13-17.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup 2nd Round (3.13-17.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup 2nd Round   Mar 13 2019   With the second round upon us New Japan have stretched the tournament even more. Now we get two, fucking TWO, matches per show. Which gives me an excellent opportunity to get caught up by skipping nonsense six-man tags that nobody gives a shit about.… Continue Reading

NJPW New Japan Cup (3.11.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup (3.11.19) review

NJPW New Japan Cup   March 11 2019   I’m supposed to be in Sheffield today but I’m fucking knackered so I’m not. Instead here is some delightful New Japan Cup action. Only six days behind still!   Davey Boy Smith Jr vs. Toru Yano DBS Jr is almost a complete write-off at this point.… Continue Reading