Violence is Not the Answer: Takashi Sugiura vs Atushi Kotoge, The Great Voyage in Niigata

Coming off what many considered to be a successful Global Tag League Tour, Pro Wrestling NOAH returned to the Niigata City Gymnasium, for The Great Voyage in Niigata. Fewer than just 1,200 would be in attendance to witness Takashi Sugiura attempt to claim his first title defence of his current reign against former GHC Junior Heavyweight... Continue Reading →


The Tiger Mask Vs. Dynamite Kid Match Series

Every now and then a series of matches come along in wrestling, that prove so innovative and influential, they change the landscape of wrestling. Austin vs Hart, Tsuruta vs Tenryu and the Michaels vs Ramon ladder matches, are all examples of matches that pushed the envelope and not only changed perceptions on what could be... Continue Reading →

Bio: Seiji Sakaguchi

A two time NJPW world league winner, United National champion and multi time tag champion with the likes of Giant Baba & Strong Kobayashi; Seiji Sakaguchi was a huge force in Japanese profesional wrestling for well over fifteen years. His name doesn't come up too much in conversation however, when talking about classic Japanese wrestling.... Continue Reading →

The IWE “Invasion” of NJPW

Twenty years before the outsiders appeared on WCW television, before the UWF invasion, or Riki Choshu's Japan pro wrestling, the first true invasion angle took place in NJPW. A small group led by Rusher Kimura dubbed "Shin Kokusai Gundan" or "New International Army", attempted to take on Inoki and the NJPW faithful. This is a... Continue Reading →

The History of the Golden☆Lovers

In one of the most heartfelt moments in all of pro wrestling history, Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi finally reunited as the Golden Lovers. What exactly this means going forward is still somewhat unclear, but for now we can all relax in the knowledge that true love is indeed forever. Just who are the Golden Lovers though?... Continue Reading →

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