Articles for tag: Kazuchika Okada, Kenny Omega, NJPW, Wrestle Kingdom

Hamish Woodward

10 Best Wrestle Kingdom Matches In NJPW History

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 ...

Hamish Woodward

Kenny Omega Had The First 7-Star Match In History

While he is known for having the most 6-star matches in wrestling history, Kenny Omega also holds the record for being the only person to have a 7-star match (alongside his opponent). While many still struggle to call him the greatest of all time, this measure puts him among the all-time greats. Nobody else has ...

Hamish Woodward

Every 6 Star Match (Or Higher) By Kazuchika Okada Revealed

Kazuchika Okada is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time, and his record of six-star matches only proves that. The former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion has been the ace of New Japan for many years, carrying the company and helping draw millions of fans to the promotion. He has won multiple G1 Climax’s, and ...

Hamish Woodward

Kazuchika Okada Addresses Bryan Danielson Challenge For Forbidden Door

At a broadcasted press conference the day after NJPW Dominion 6.4, Kazuchika Okada addressed the challenge of Bryan Danielson for Forbidden Door. The American Dragon challenged The Rainmaker after his match against Jon Moxley, Claudio Castagnoli and Shota Umino, offering him a bout at Forbidden Door. This is a dream match for many, and will ...

Hamish Woodward

Jon Moxley Has Japan Residence Card To Work More In Japan

Jon Moxley looks set to work more dates for NJPW in 2023, after picking up his residence card before his match at NJPW Dominion 6.4. Moxley teamed with Shota Umino and Claudio Castagnoli in the semi-main event of the show, taking on the NEVER Openweight Six-Man tag team champions Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii and Hiroshi ...

Hamish Woodward

Bryan Danielson vs Kazuchika Okada Confirmed For Forbidden Door

One of the biggest dream matches of all time has been announced, as Bryan Danielson takes on Kazuchika Okada at Forbidden Door. After Kazuchika Okada pinned Shota Umino in a six-man tag team match, also involving the Blackpool Combat Club, to retain the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championships, a challenge was issued on the ...

Hamish Woodward

Jon Moxley vs Kazuchika Okada Teased For NJPW Show

Jon Moxley could be set to take on Kazuchika Okada in a dream match soon, hinting towards a huge bout in New Japan Pro Wrestling for the pair. Following their six-man tag team at Dominion 6.4, the stage is set for one of the biggest collisions in AEW & NJPW history, as a former AEW ...

Hamish Woodward

How Kazuchika Okada Got The Young Bucks Booked In NJPW

While the Young Bucks became one of the best teams in the world during their time in New Japan Pro Wrestling, it was multiple world champion Kazuchika Okada who got them the jobs in Japan. They were one of the most controversial tag teams in the world by 2013. After a failed run in TNA ...

Hamish Woodward

Kazucuki Okada vs Kaito Kiyomiya

Kazuchika Okada vs Kaito Kiyomiya Impresses At Muto’s Retirement

The rivalry between NJPW’s Kazuchika Okada and Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Kaito Kiyomiya finally came to a head at the Keiji Muto Grand Final Pro-Wrestling “Last” Love show. The the two top champions of their respective companies battled for the first time ever. GHC Heavyweight Champion Kaito Kiyomiya took on IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada ...

Hamish Woodward

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NJPW G1 Climax 2022 Blocks Announced – G1 Climax 32 Entrants

NJPW have announced the blocks for G1 Climax 32, the 2022 edition of the legendary tournament. It features of all of the top stars of the promotion, including the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Jay White, the Ace of the Universe Hiroshi Tanahashi and RevPro Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay. This year, New Japan have moved away ...

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