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Keiji Mutoh announces retirement from wrestling (The Great Muta)

Former IWGP Heavyweight Champion and Japanese wrestling legend Keiji Mutoh has announced his retirement from wrestling. The 59 year old veteran has been wrestling since 1980 and has help many major world titles over his 42 year career. Also known as The Great Mutoh, Keiji Muto retires next year at Cyberfight Festival 2022, one of …

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NJPW Dominion 2022 Star Ratings – Match Ratings for NJPW

The last stop on the road to AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door is one of the biggest New Japan shows of the year in NJPW Dominion 2022. Once against New Japan put on an excellent show (with some questionable booking decisions) en route to the huge super show on June 26th 2022. Championships changed hands, …

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Shinsuke Nakamura vs Tetsuya Naito teased in NJPW by Tanahashi

While Shinsuke Nakamura vs Testuya Naito has been seen before in NJPW, another match between the two of them would be a blockbuster match for the fans in Japan. The two former IWGP Heavyweight Champions tore the house down during the 2011 G1 Climax. It was the match of the night as the two stars …

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Kota Ibushi FIRED by NJPW After Astonishing Tweets Reveal Dark Secrets?

Kota Ibushi‘s NJPW career looks to have come to end, with his recent tweets indicating that Kota Ibushi has been fired by NJPW. Kota Ibushi took the wrestling world by storm when he tweeted about how he was going to “expose all about the former cheaters-gun (already returned) and the sexually harassing bosses”, indicating that …

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Wheeler Yuta is announced for NJPW Best of Super Juniors 2022

At todays NJPW Wrestling Dotanku 2022, NJPW announced the two blocks of 10 competitors to take part in the 2022 edition of the Best of the Super Juniors. Wheeler Yuta was announced as the sole entrant from AEW, marking a historic rise from the young star since he joined up with Bryan Danielson and Jon …

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Kenny Omega’s last NJPW match was a five star Tokyo Dome classic

Kenny Omega is currently out injured in AEW, suffering multiple injuries including suffering from Vertigo in the ring. The former AEW Champion wrestled his last AEW match in November 2021, when he was defeated by Adam Page in a match where he lost his AEW Championship. Before he became one of AEW’s biggest stars, Kenny …

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Why Rey Mysterio in NJPW was originally meant to be so much more

In 2018, Rey Mysterio had a short run in NJPW which had fans excited. Mysterio was in his best shape in 20 years, having spent the last few years healing his various injuries after leaving WWE in 2015. The Mexican wrestling legend only wrestled twice in NJPW in 2018, although there was so much more …

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Best Japanese Wrestlers Of All Time (Top 10 Greatest Wrestlers)

Whilst the average American will think of WWE when thinking about wrestling, it is not the only wrestling out there. In Japan, many promotions like New Japan Pro Wrestling, NOAH and DDT dominate the male wrestling scene, and produced some of the best Japanese wrestlers of all time. Japanese wrestling did not take off as …

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Kazuchika Okada inducted into the Hall of Fame 2022

The Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame announced it’s new inductions for the 2022 edition, with Kazuchika Okada the biggest name in the group. It was the first year the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion has been eligible to go into the coveted hall of fame, with him incredibly receiving over 80% of the votes to get …

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Hiroshi Tanahashi signs new contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling

Current IWGP United States champion Hiroshi Tanahashi has signed a new deal with New Japan Pro Wrestling. The “Ace of the Universe” revealed on his twitter account that he and New Japan had come to an agreement on extending his 23 year stay in the company. Hiroshi Tanahashi is one of the biggest stars the …

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Best Wrestle Kingdom Matches in the history of NJPW

In the United States, Wrestlemania is the culmination of a year’s build up in wrestling. It has the biggest and best matches and is the biggest show of the year. In Japan, the best matches take place at Wrestle Kingdom, the legendary NJPW show that takes place in the equally legendary Tokyo Dome on January …

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KENTA vs Shibata set to be first big match after huge Wrestle Kingdom return

After Katsuyori Shibata’s Wrestle Kingdom 16 return, it looks likely that KENTA could be next on the radar for the former British Heavyweight Champion. After his victory over Young Lion Ren Narita at Wrestle Kingdom 16, fans wondered whether that would be the last time we see Shibata in the ring. However, with the announcement …

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