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Mergers, Weird Jokes and Racism: January’s Pro Wrestling News Roundup

Professional wrestling can be completely consuming—it’s both beautiful and intimidating in that way. There’s more hours of wrestling content being produced around the world each week than there actually are hours each week and when we get hyper-intoxicated by it, it’s easy to spend every extra second we have reading…

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New Japan Launches Taichi Pantaloons and #TearawayChallenge

Last week I talked about Taichi’s great match with Zack Sabre Jr against Yano Toru and Colt Cabana, and this week I’m thrilled to keep the Holy Emperor train rolling by celebrating the release of these fantastic pants in the New Japan store. As we all know, a highlight of…

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WWE Strands Roster in Saudi Arabia, Hopes You’ll Enjoy SmackDown

Hours after news broke that WWE talent that worked yesterday’s Crown Jewel event in Riyadh had their flight home delayed, the company has finally acknowledged the situation, stating: More than 175 Superstars, production crew and employees boarded a 747 charter flight back to the United States on Thursday. After the…

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Thank You New Japan For This Book of Pecs

Finally, a piece of good news in wrestling. I mean, I guess it’s cool that WWE figured out a way to get women’s wrestling into Saudi Arabia, but New Japan Pro Wrestling has one-upped all of their competition once again in terms of giving me rights. New Japan Pro Wrestling…

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Chris Jericho vs. Cody Will Be Scored By a Panel of Judges

Today, All Elite Wrestling announced a new stipulation to the AEW World Championship match between Chris Jericho and Cody at Full Gear: A panel of three judges will be present to decide the winner should the match go to a 60 minute draw. Here’s how that works, according to the…

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New Japan Pro Wrestling of America Subsidiary is Announced

Early this morning, New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that they are officially launching a US subsidiary: New Japan Pro Wrestling of America. With headquarters in Los Angeles, California, presumably in conjunction with the LA Dojo, NJPW of America is another move from the company asserting itself as a major player…

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All Elite Wrestling Partners with Hot Topic

All Elite Wrestling, the Tony Khan-backed wrestling company whose weekly Dynamite show premieres Wednesday on TNT, has forged a retail partnership with Hot Topic. A press release this morning announced that t-shirts featuring AEW talent (The Young Bucks, Cody, Kenny Omega, Chris Jericho, Hangman Adam Page, and Jungle Boy &…

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