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2016 End of the Year Awards: Rookie of the Year.

This years Rookie of the Year was basically a unanimous decision. (Mark kind of through a wrench in that but he’s forgiven). Every person mentioned is going to go on to bigger and better things in 2017 but in 2016, they made splash. Matthew: Matt Riddle: Matt Riddle has 18 months experience and carries himself…

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Final – Review

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2016 Final, Sendai, June 7th: Jay White defeated David Finlay These guys were really intense here. This was great. Finlay showed a mean streak and took some shortcuts. Steve Corino did a great job of putting over how the BOSJ has helped Finlay grow and how he showed that…

NJPW Lions Gate Project 2 – Review

Lions Gate Project 2, May 19 Results: Kaito Kiyamiya (NOAH) defeated Hirai Kawato (NJPW) This was a decent opener. It was a very basic match with both guys going back and forth. Kiyamiya won with a Boston Crab. After the match both guys got into it again after Kiyamiya attacked Kawato. Teruaki Kanemitsu (NJPW) vs…

NJPW Road to Invasion Attack, April 1st – Review

NJPW Road to Invasion Attack, April 1st, Korakuen Hall: Teruaki Kanemitsu vs Hirai Kawato 10 minute time limit draw For two guys with such limited experience, this was fantastic.  This was such a great basic wrestling match, with basic wrestling holds as these guys start out on their journey in NJPW.  Kanemitsu went after the…

New Japan Cup Finals 2016 – Review

New Japan Cup 2016 Finals, March 12th: Jay White defeated David Finlay With White in the midst of a long winning streak over Finlay, Finlay played the underdog here and the crowd were pulling for him to get the win.  This was the usually crisp contest between these two.  It turned nasty as they exchanged…

Lions Gate Project 1 – Review

NJPW presented the first ever Lions Gate show.  A showcase of younger talent from NJPW and Pro Wrestling NOAH, mixed with some veteran talent. The show has sort of an NXT feel to it and is a very good concept as it spotlights guys that you only ever see in a small role on larger…

ROH/NJPW Honor Rising Night Two – Review

ROH/NJPW Honor Rising Night Two, Korakuen Hall, Feb. 20: Jay White defeated David Finlay This was great! This was a fantastic back and forth wrestling match, with neither guy having the advantage for a long period of time.  This was given more time than their last match, so it built and developed into a hell…

NJPW The New Beginning in Niigata – Review

The New Beginning in Niigata, February 14th: The Young Bucks & Cody Hall defeated Captain New Japan, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV This was a good opener. The Bucks & Hall make for a great team, with Hall being the muscle behind the arrogant Bucks.  There was lots of good back and forth…

NJPW World Tag League Final – Review

NJPW World Tag League Final Results, December 9th: Yohei Komatsu & Sho Tanaka defeated David Finlay & Juice Robinson This was a good opener as usual with the young lions involved.  Robinson is really starting to come into his own in NJPW.  It’s amazing how the NJPW environment always helps guys flourish and he will…