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NJPW Destruction in Tokyo – Review

NJPW Destruction in Tokyo, September 17: Beretta & Rocky Romero defeated Henare & David Finlay Finlay showed his newfound aggressiveness again here. He held things together for his team as Henare was noticeably nervous in his big show debut. He has potential,  but at the minute he’s very raw.  RPG Vice picked up the win…

NJPW Lions Gate Project 3 – Review

Lions Gate Project 3, September 1: 5 minute Exhibition: Tomoyuki Oka vs. Katsuya Kitamura – time limit draw These two heavyweight young lions debuted on the last Lions Gate show in an amateur wrestling showcase. This was a pro wrestling showcase. It wasn’t very good. They exchange basic mat wrestling and holds.  They probably aren’t…

5 Reasons to Watch ROH Death Before Dishonor XIV

Ring of Honor is back on Pay-Per-View on Friday, August 19, 2016 at 9pm Eastern out of Las Vegas, NV for Death Before Dishonor XIV. This card is incredibly stacked. The show is on PPV, iPPV and the Fite TV app. Here are 5 reasons to tune in: ROH World Tag Team Championship The Addiction…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Finals – Review

G1 Climax 26 Finals, Ryogoku Sumo Hall, August 14: Tiger Mask IV & Jushin Thunder Liger defeated David Finlay & Ryusuke Taguchi This was a fine fast paced junior opener.  They all worked hard to start the show hot. Taguchi came to the ring miming a weird song, which must be a shot at Taichi.…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 18 – B Block finishes – Review

G1 Climax Day 18, Ryogoku Sumo Hall, August 13: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV defeated Captain New Japan, David Finlay, Ryusuke Taguchi & Yoshitatsu There wasn’t much to this. Tatsu hit a nice series of knee strikes on Nakanishi. Taguchi ended up hitting Finlay with an accidental ass attack.…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 16 – Review

G1 Day 16, Yamagata City General Sports Center, August 10: Ryusuke Taguchi defeated David Finlay Tama Tonga, Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale defeated Juice Robinson, Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima SANADA & BUSHI defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Captain New Japan Hirooki Goto, Kazuchika Okada, Naomichi Marufuji, Gedo & Tomohiro Ishii defeated Jushin Thunder Liger,…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 15 – Review

G1 Day 15, Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Kanagawa, August 8: Katsuhiko Nakajima defeated David Finlay Nakajima kicked the holy hell out of Finlay here. It was pretty one sided with Nakajima being put over strong. He won with a Brainbuster. Yujiro Takahashi & Kenny Omega defeated Captain New Japan & Satoshi Kojima Yujiro pinned Captain…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 12, 13 & 14 – Review

Here are results from the last three days of G1 tournament matches: Day 12, Fukuoka Citizen Gymnasium, August 4: Block B: Toru Yano defeated Yuji Nagata This was another win stolen by the sublime master thief. It was a pretty fun back and forth match. Yano won when he taped Nagata’s legs together on the…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 11 – Review

G1 Climax Day 11, Kagoshima Arena, August 3: Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV defeated David Finlay & Ryusuke Taguchi This was a really fun junior heavyweight opener.  They were given a good amount of time. Liger pinned Finlay with a cradle. After the match Finlay showed frustration. Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata, Michael Elgin…

NJPW G1 Climax 26 Day 10 – Review

G1 Climax Day 10, Takamatsu City General Gymnasium in Kagawa, August 1: Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Captain New Japan, Tiger Mask IV & Jushin Thunder Liger It says a lot when Captain gets pinned in a match that features Robinson & Finlay. There was some funny stuff with Liger & Tiger…