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Nigel Spudes

Nigel Spudes is a small-town dork & watcher of entirely too much wrestling.


Violento Jack vs. Tomoya Hirata Showcased the Present of Deathmatch Wrestling

Since its birth in 2009, Japanese indie deathmatch promotion Pro Wrestling FREEDOMS has been quietly making a case for being the best deathmatch promotion in the world. Home to legends like Jun Kasai, Takashi Sasaki and recent breakout star Toru Sugiura, as well as frequent stomping grounds of in-demand freelancers…

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What Wrestling Should You Watch This Weekend? (8/14/20)

Saturday 8/15: All Japan Pro Wrestling Atsushi Aoki Memorial AA Forever (Streams live at 5:30AM EDT on AJPW TV.) This is All Japan’s second memorial show celebrating the life of NOAH and All Japan wrestler Atsushi Aoki. The 41-year-old died tragically last June in a motorcycle accident while still the…

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What Wrestling Should You Watch This Weekend? (7/31/20)

Saturday 8/1: DDT Beer Garden-Like Professional Wrestling 2020 Day 3 (Streams live at 5AM EDT on Wrestle Universe.) One of DDT’s many annual ventures is their Beer Garden series. Held at Shinjuku FACE, these shows are raucous alcohol-friendly affairs with fans seated at long tables, drinks in hand. They feature…

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What Wrestling Should You Watch This Week? (June 22, 2020)

[Ed. Note: Hi!! We’re back and doing this again, even if I happen to live someplace where Coronavirus is still going strong and am thus very uncomfortable about it! We even have a cool new Calendar thing that should make navigating the wrestling show schedule a whole lot easier! Be…

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What Wrestling Should You Watch This Week? (3/30/20)

Ed Note: This was supposed to be the biggest, most packed, exciting, exhausting week of the wrestling year. Thanks to Coronavirus, it’s kind of hauntingly empty. Wrestlemania is this weekend, and it’s in an empty gym hosted by Rob Gronkowski. I still can’t get over that? There’s something really sad…

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What Wrestling Should You Watch This Week? (1/27/20)

[Ed. Note: We’re messing with the format a little! If you’re a longtime devotee of The Fanfyte Wrestling Schedule, the big table of shows is at the bottom of the post.] Monday: Sendai Girls New Year Senjo (Streams at 8 AM EST on 1/27 on Nico Pro, available as VOD…

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Japanese Wrestling Streaming Service Nico Pro Goes International

Within the past 5 years, Japanese pro wrestling has drastically shifted its position in the consciousness of the average Western wrestling fan. Before the proliferation of streaming wrestling media in 2014— spurred by the creation of the WWE network, New Japan Pro Wrestling’s NJPW World service became the first Japanese…

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