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Hamish Woodward

How To Watch Wrestle Kingdom 18 In The UK

Wrestle Kingdom 18 is the biggest show of the year for New Japan Pro Wrestling, with fans already excited for the next addition into the company’s annual Tokyo Dome show on January 4th, 2023. Often acclaimed as one of the best shows in wrestling each year, Wrestle Kingdom combines the best wrestlers from all across ...

Hamish Woodward

Wrestle Kingdom 5 Star Ratings (Dave Meltzer’s Star Ratings)

Wrestle Kingdom 5 was one of the most international-feeling events in the history of the show, with superstars from NJPW, TNA and CMLL in Mexico taking place at the event. The main event of the show saw Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Satoshi Kojima to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship. A number of crossover matches took ...

Hamish Woodward

Wrestle Kingdom 4 Star Ratings (Dave Meltzer’s Star Ratings)

Wrestle Kingdom 4 took place on January 4, 2010 in the Tokyo Dome. 41,500 fans attended the show, although NJPW only claimed 20,000 fans attended the show. This is one of the rare times that a company has intentionally downplayed their attendance (something WCW bizarrely did during their peak). This is also the only Wrestle ...

Hamish Woodward

Wrestle Kingdom 3 Star Ratings (Dave Meltzer’s Star Ratings)

Wrestle Kingdom III was the third annual Wrestle Kingdom event put on by NJPW, in their traditional slot at the beginning of the year. Wrestle Kingdom II took place on January 4, 2009, and continued the companies intent on building the Wrestle Kingdom brand for their annual Tokyo Dome show. This show was the only ...

Hamish Woodward

AEW Continental Classic: Which Wrestlers Are In The Tournament?

On the November 11, 2023, episode of AEW Collision, AEW President Tony Khan and Bryan Danielson announced AEW’s latest tournament, the AEW Continental Classic. The tournament kicks off on the 22nd November episode of AEW Dynamite in Chicago, with matches taking place over the weeks until the final on December 1st, 2023 at AEW World’s ...

Hamish Woodward

Wrestle Kingdom 2 Star Ratings (Dave Meltzer’s Star Ratings)

Wrestle Kingdom II was the second annual Wrestle Kingdom event put on by NJPW, in their traditional slot at the beginning of the year. Wrestle Kingdom II took place on January 4, 2008, and showed that the company were keen on establishing a WrestleMania-like brand for their biggest show of the year. This year’s edition ...

Hamish Woodward

Wrestle Kingdom 18 Predictions, Match Card & Logo Reveal

New Japan Pro Wrestling have revealed the new logo for the upcoming Wrestle Kingdom 18 event. The show was officially announced for the first time, with the event predictably taking place in the traditional January 4th slot. Wrestle Kingdom 18 will take place at the Tokyo Dome, the spiritual home of NJPW’s annual show. NJPW ...

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