NJPW (Japan)

Will Ospreay Challenges CM Punk To IWGP Title Match

Brand new IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay has 'officially' challenged CM Punk to a match for the new title. Ospreay is the second IWGP WHC in history and the first British star to hold the top belt in New Japan. Speaking at a press conference following...

Will Ospreay Wins The IWGP World Heavyweight Championship

British star Will Ospreay defeated Kota Ibushi at today's NJPW Sakura Genesis event. Ospreay was challenging Ibushi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship in the main event of the show. Ospreay defeated Ibushi after hitting a Hidden Blade and Stormbreaker to get...

Earthquake Shakes The Arena During NJPW Show This Morning (WATCH)

New Japan Pro Wrestling held the second to last show of their NJPW Cup tour this morning. During the show there was an earthquake and it could visibly be seen affecting the action on camera. The incident occurred during the six man tag team match with Kazuchika Okada,...

Shawn Michaels Talks Kazuchika Okada ‘Adapting’ To WWE

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels recently discussed the potential of Kazuchika Okada joining the company. Okada was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated, where he talked about the importance of Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 19 was to his own...

Tama Tonga Rips Into Don Callis and The ‘American’ Club

Bullet Club and New Japan roster member Tama Tonga has once again ripped into 'The Invisible Hand' Don Callis. The OG Bullet Club and the 'American' Club members have been going back and forth for the past couple of months on Twitter. Tama Tonga has been one of the...

Shayna Baszler Reveals Her Favourite NJPW Performer

WWE Superstar Shayna Baszler appeared on this week's episode of Renee Paquette's Oral Sessions. The former MMA fighter and WWE Women's Tag Team Champion discussed a number of topics during the show; including her love of Pancrase, UWF-i and adopting traits of 'shoot'...

Tama Tonga – “Okada Ain’t Going F*cking Nowhere”

It was recently reported that Kazuchika Okada would be part of the ongoing 'Forbidden Door' angle that has been taking place over the past couple of months. Members of the AEW, IMPACT, NJPW, NWA and AAA rosters have been crossing over into different companies and...

Former WWE NXT Superstar Debuts in IMPACT (VIDEO)

Former WWE NXT Superstar Juice Robinson debuted for IMPACT Wrestling on last night's episode of the show. Juice Robinson was previously signed to WWE back in 2012-2015, under the name C J Parker. Robinson had a very stop/start experience on the NXT brand, beginning...

New Japan Team FinJuice To Appear on IMPACT Wrestling This Week

New Japan has confirmed that David Finlay and Juice Robinson will be appearing on IMPACT this week. The team known as FinJuice will be appearing in the IMPACT Zone for the very first time. IMPACT aired a promo package for the team at the end of the No Surrender event...

Don Callis Throws Shade at New Japan’s Bullet Club

Last night's episode of AEW Dynamite was main evented by a massive 'lights out' match featuring AEW Champion Kenny Omega and KENTA taking on Jon Moxley and Lance Archer. Following the show, Don Callis, Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers held a 'press conference'...

Rocky Romero States Importance of Jon Moxley During NJPW/AEW Talks

New Japan Pro Wrestling performer and part-time commentator Rocky Romero recently discussed the working relationship between NJPW and All Elite Wrestling. This week's episode of AEW Dynamite ended with a bang, to say the least. NJPW performer KENTA entered the ring...

The Young Bucks Respond To Jay White and “Ripoff” Comments

Bullet Club member Jay White recently returned to New Japan Pro Wrestling. There had been rumors that 'Switchblade' may be heading to WWE or AEW as his contract was 'coming up.' Returning at a recent New Japan event, Jay White would appear on camera backstage after...

Update on New Japan’s United States Television Deal

New Japan Pro Wrestling confirmed back at Wrestle Kingdom that they would be heading to US television shortly. It was also confirmed by the company that a UK television deal was also in the works. There was an update to the reports in the latest Wrestling Observer...

NJPW Road To The New Beginning Results (18/01)

New Japan Pro Wrestling are currently hosting the 'Road To' events for their upcoming New Beginning shows. Check out the results from today's show below: Great-O-Khan & Will Ospreay b. Yuya Uemura & Satoshi KojimaDOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado, Minoru...

Will Ospreay To Satoshi Kojima – “I’m Gonna Cave Your Head In”

NJPW star Will Ospreay recently tweeted a video in reaction to the New Japan New Beginning tour shows announcement. It has been confirmed by New Japan that Will Ospreay will be facing Satoshi Kojima in a singles match at The New Beginning in Nagoya on (January 30)....

Update On Rumours Surrounding Jay White and WWE

There have been rumours abound since Jay White claimed that he was 'leaving' New Japan Pro Wrestling. The former IWGP Heavyweight Champion lost against Kota Ibushi on Day 2 of Wrestle Kingdom just last week. During the incredible promo that White cut after the match...

Taiji Ishimori vs Hiromu Takahashi Match Result – Wrestle Kingdom 15

Night 2 of New Japan Pro Wrestling’ Wrestle Kingdom 15 is now underway. The card for the second show of the event again has some massive Championship matches, including the now confirmed main event between Kota Ibushi and Jay White. That match will be contested for...

SANADA vs EVIL Match Result – Wrestle Kingdom 15

Night 2 of New Japan Pro Wrestling’ Wrestle Kingdom 15 is now underway. The card for the second show of the event again has some massive Championship matches, including the now confirmed main event between Kota Ibushi and Jay White. That match will be contested for...

Shingo Takagi vs Jeff Cobb Match Result – Wrestle Kingdom 15

Night 2 of New Japan Pro Wrestling’ Wrestle Kingdom 15 is now underway. The card for the second show of the event again has some massive Championship matches, including the now confirmed main event between Kota Ibushi and Jay White. That match will be contested for...