Earlier today, the co-promotional NJPW/ROH Honor Rising: Night One show took place with Cody, Marty Scurll, and Hangman Page defeating Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega, and Chase Owens via pinfall. Omega and Ibushi received a huge pop from the crowd, at one point Cody spit on a "Golden Lovers" sign (Omega and Ibushi's tag name). https://twitter.com/njpwglobal/status/967016275103817728 The finish … Continue reading NJPW – ROH Honor Rising Results (2/23)
NJPW announced one-half of the IWGP Tag Team Champions, EVIL, will miss the 46th Anniversary on March 6 due to a fractured orbital bone. EVIL and SANADA were originally going to take on YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto, but that has now been changed to SANADA vs. YOSHI-HASHI. The injury came during NJPW's four-day Australian tour. Source: WrestlingINC
Yuji Nagata vs. Katsuya Kitamura - Winner: Yuji Nagata via Pinfall Roppongi 3K (Sho and Yoh) vs. Suzuki-gun (El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru) - Winners: El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru via Submission Taguchi Japan (Ryusuke Taguchi and Kushida), Michael Elgin and Togi Makabe vs. Suzuki-gun (Taka Michinoku, Taichi, Takashi Iizuka and Minoru Suzuki) - Winners: Taguchi Japan (Ryusuke Taguchi and … Continue reading NJPW New Beginning In Osaka Results 2/10, Rey Mysterio Appeared Via Video
In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer said that Kenny Omega is likely to stay in NJPW this year but could move to WWE in 2019. Omega has already made the decision to remain with New Japan through the end of 2018. Meltzer said that everyone’s different. While some can earn millions … Continue reading Kenny Omega Is Staying With NJPW This Year, Could Jump To WWE Next Year
AXS TV announced that it will live broadcast New Japan Pro Wrestling's upcoming U.S. event "Strong Style Evolved" on Sunday, March 25 at 8pE/5pP. The press release can be seen below: NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING'S BIGGEST STARS RETURN TO AMERICA ON AXS TV'S EXCLUSIVE LIVE BROADCAST OF 'STRONG STYLE EVOLVED' ON SUNDAY, MARCH 25 AT … Continue reading Upcoming NJPW U.S. Event To Air Live On AXS TV
NJPW New Beginning in Sapporo Night's 1 & 2 took place over the weekend. The Results from both night's are below: NJPW New Beginning in Sapporo (Night One) took place with Hiroshi Tanahashi defending his IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Minoru Suzuki in the main event. Suzuki was able to capture the title (via ref stoppage) after going just over … Continue reading NJPW New Beginning In Sapporo 2018 Results Nights 1 & 2, Kenny Omega Kicked Out Of Bullet Club??
Chris Jericho joined Dave Lagreca and Bully Ray on Busted Open in his first interview since his "Alpha vs. Omega" match with Kenny Omega at the Tokyo Dome at NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 12. Jericho discussed his future with NJPW now that his match against Omega is finished and having the biggest match in pro wrestling. Here are some of the highlights: Having the biggest … Continue reading Chris Jericho On His NJPW Future And Why His Bout With Kenny Omega Was Bigger Than Any WWE Match