KAIRI Suffered Injury Days Before IWGP Women’s Championship Win

KAIRI made history by becoming the first IWGP Women’s Champion this past week, and did so while nursing an injury. At NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over, KAIRI won the title in the main event of the show against Mayu Iwatani. Taking to Twitter, the former WWE Superstar explained that she suffered a sprain during training, and nearly… Read More KAIRI Suffered Injury Days Before IWGP Women’s Championship Win

NJPW Reportedly Breaking Tradition To Accommodate Karl Anderson

It appears that NJPW expects Karl Anderson to return in the coming months. Anderson reportedly is not going to be stripped of his NEVER Openweight Championship despite not appearing at this weekend’s NJPW Battle Autumn event, according to the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. WON’s Dave Meltzer reported Friday that NJPW will break… Read More NJPW Reportedly Breaking Tradition To Accommodate Karl Anderson

NJPW Reveals Karl Anderson Will Forfeit His Title If He Competes At WWE Crown Jewel

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson returned to WWE earlier this month, backing up AJ Styles as he was seriously outnumbered by The Judgment Day. That raised a lot of questions regarding the tag team’s current status with NJPW. Not only is Anderson the promotion’s Never Openweight Champion, but he is slated to defend that title at Battle… Read More NJPW Reveals Karl Anderson Will Forfeit His Title If He Competes At WWE Crown Jewel

NJPW President Addresses Karl Anderson Being Double Booked For November 5

NJPW President Takami Ohbari has taken to Twitter to address WWE Superstar Karl Anderson being double booked for November 5. Anderson is scheduled to defend the NJPW NEVER Openweight Championship against Hikuleo at NJPW Battle Autumn, which is the same day he is scheduled to team with AJ Styles & Luke Gallows against The Judgment… Read More NJPW President Addresses Karl Anderson Being Double Booked For November 5

The Good Brothers Return To WWE On Monday Night RAW, Karl Anderson NJPW Update

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, known together as the Good Brothers, made their return to the WWE last night. A lot of familiar faces have been finding their way back to the WWE within the last few months. Some of these names include Johnny Gargano, Sarah Logan, Dexter Lumis, Candice LeRae, and, most recently, Bray Wyatt.… Read More The Good Brothers Return To WWE On Monday Night RAW, Karl Anderson NJPW Update

Japanese Wrestling Legend Antonio Inoki Has Passed Away At The Age Of 79

One of the most influential and important figures in the history of Japanese professional wrestling has died. Yahoo! Japan reported Antonio Inoki passed away at his home on Saturday, October 1. A specific cause of death was not reported, but Inoki’s health problems over recent years were well known. In an interview earlier this year,… Read More Japanese Wrestling Legend Antonio Inoki Has Passed Away At The Age Of 79

KUSHIDA Off Upcoming NJPW Show Due To Health Concerns

New Japan Pro Wrestling(NJPW) announced that KUSHIDA would no longer participate in an upcoming event in Kumamoto, Japan, tomorrow due to health concerns related to a suspected skin disease. The Japanese star was initially removed from a show last Saturday after coming down with a fever. You can read NJPW’s full announcement below. KUSHIDA, who… Read More KUSHIDA Off Upcoming NJPW Show Due To Health Concerns

STARDOM Teases ‘Super Big Foreign Wrestlers’ For Upcoming Show

All sorts of things are happening right now in World Wonder Ring Stardom. The promotion is set to have talent appearing on New Japan shows in the United States for the first time starting in October, followed by a joint show with New Japan, called Historic x-Over, in November, where the first-ever IWGP Women’s Champion will… Read More STARDOM Teases ‘Super Big Foreign Wrestlers’ For Upcoming Show

NJPW Announces Its First North American Show With STARDOM Talent

While the working relationship between AEW and New Japan has dominated the headlines in 2022, things are also heating up between New Japan and World Wonder Ring Stardom. The two promotions introduced the IWGP Women’s Championship in late July, which followed an announcement earlier in the month that Stardom talent would be working New Japan… Read More NJPW Announces Its First North American Show With STARDOM Talent

NJPW Announce Return To The UK With Royal Quest II

After almost three years away, New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced their return to the UK with the sequel to their last British-based event, Royal Quest. Doubling up on their 2019 venture, the Japanese promotion are staging Royal Quest II over two nights. Announced through New Japan’s social channels, where fans can find ticket information, Royal Quest II… Read More NJPW Announce Return To The UK With Royal Quest II