G1 Supercard May Outshine Forbidden Door. That Would Be Weird.

When AEW/NJPW Forbidden Door was announced for four weeks after AEW Double or Nothing, completely throwing off AEW’s quarterly pay-per-view schedule, it made a certain kind of sense. After all, if there was any show that you would do that for, it would be the first AEW vs. NJPW super…

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CM Punk Will Face Hiroshi Tanahashi at Forbidden Door

Just moments after new AEW Champion CM Punk and ROH Tag Team Champions FTR won their trios match on AEW Dynamite, Punk took the mic and begged for his opponent at Forbidden Door to be revealed. Tony Khan and New Japan Pro Wrestling didn’t hesitate, playing Hiroshi Tanahashi out to…

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Will AEW/NJPW Forbidden Door Be Any Good?

Yea, probably. More Professional Wrestling Why Do People Hate it When Tony Khan Makes a Huge Announcement? Jon Moxley and Wheeler YUTA Reveled in the Ecstasy of Combat Minoru Suzuki vs. Samoa Joe Was a Dream Match Stuck In the Real World In a Tale of Two Dream Matches, FTR…

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To Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary, NJPW Chased Its Past

New Japan Pro Wrestling currently has a complicated relationship with its history. The company has existed for half a century now, having spent most of that tenure as the leading wrestling promotion in Japan. New Japan’s grip on the top spot in Japan has rarely wavered in any quantifiable way.…

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Crowning Underachievements: Tag Teams Collide at NJPW’s 50th Anniversary

Not everyone can be a superstar in professional wrestling. Indeed, the entire history of the business is littered with more “journeymen,” “good hands,” jobbers, midcarders, curtain jerkers, also-rans and never-weres, then your rare, bona-fide mainstream names and pop culture icons. But hey, someone has to fill the slots on the…

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In a NJPW vs. NOAH Clash, Four Generations Put On One Great Main Event

On Saturday, January 8, 2022, New Japan Pro Wrestling ran the third night of Wrestle Kingdom 16. After two fair-to-middling nights in the Tokyo Dome earlier in the week, two things made this particular show stand out. First, this was the first time a Wrestle Kingdom event happened outside of…

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