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NJPW The New Beginning in Sendai Report

The big news here was that due to being unable to compete because of the flu, Togi Makabe relinquished the NEVER Championship. So that gave us Tomohiro Ishii vs Tomoaki Honma to crown a new champion. Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan defeated Yohei Komatsu & Satoshi Kojima This turned out to be a fun…

NJPW The New Beginning in Sendai Preview

NJPW are back with night two of The New Beginning in Sendai on Saturday morning live on NJPW World at 18:00 JST.  Bullet Club got back to the top of the mountain in Osaka winning three major championships.  There are a couple of changes to the card with Ryusuke Taguchi out due to a neck…

Remember This?: Kurt Angle vs. Yuji Nagata

With Yuji Nagata challenging Shinsuke Nakamura on Saturday for the IWGP intercontinental championship in Nagata’s first IWGP title match in years, lets take a look back at one of my favourite Nagata matches and one of my favourite New Japan matches.  In a match you might not know ever happened, Nagata took on Kurt Angle…

NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka Review

NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka, February 11th Togi Makabe had to pull out of the show due to coming down with influenza, so Satoshi Kojima replaced him in the six man tag. Sho Tanaka defeated Yohei Komatsu Tanaka got the win after a Boston Crab. As you’d expect this was a fun short opener.…

The Ultimate Introduction To Akira Tozawa

The story of Akira Tozawa is an interesting one. Trained by Masaaki Mochizuki and Keni’chiro Airai , Tozawa was the third graduate of the Dragon Gate Dojo to debut for the Dragon gate promotion in 2005 but he didn’t really get noticed on a world wide scale until about 5 years later. From 2010 to…

NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka Preview

NJPW present their first major shows since Wrestle Kingdom 9 with The New Beginning. Taking place over two nights, The New Beginning takes place on February 11th from Osaka and February 14th in Sendai. Both shows see rematches from Wrestle Kingdom. Let’s take a look at the card for the first night in Osaka. Sho…