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NJPW: Okada wins 24th annual G1 Climax

Kazuchika Okada won the 24th annual G1 Climax on Sunday night, defeating Shinsuke Nakamura in a back-and-forth battle. A rainstorm raging outside the Seibu Dome seemed to foreshadow a win for Okada, and proved accurate when Okada eventually hammered Nakamura with three Rainmaker lariats in quick succession to take the...

WWE Network launches in New Zealand this month

The WWE Network will be available in New Zealand in just over one week. WWE announced the launch date for the Network in New Zealand, and 170 other locations, in its second-quarter earnings report, released Friday, August 1. The relevant section of the report reads: International Availability: The Company plans...

Cena wins 15th world title at Money in the Bank

John Cena has become a 15-time world champion after claiming the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Monday’s Money in the Bank event in Boston. With a hometown crowd backing him, as well as millions watching on pay-per-view around the world, Cena overcame The Authority’s alliance of Kane and Randy...

EY retains against odds at Slammiversary

Eric Young remains TNA World Heavyweight Champion after retaining his title against Austin Aries and Bobby Lashley in the Slammiversary main event. Although both Aries and Lashley had to make it through qualifying matches to advance to the steel cage title bout, Young’s championship advantage was definitely removed facing two...

TNA Slammiversary available to rent

TNA Slammiversary, celebrating 12 years of TNA Wrestling, is now available to rent via YouTube. New Zealanders can rent the pay-per-view, held yesterday in Dallas, Texas, for $51.49 from the Impact Wrestling YouTube channel. Eric Young defends the TNA World Heavyweight Championship inside a steel cage in the Slammiversary main...

Eric Young talks Slammiversary, versatility, world title, more

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young took part in a conference call last Thursday to promote the TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view. Young will defend his title in a triple threat steel cage match at the event in Dallas, Texas today. On being versatile: “I’ve been on TV every week for over...

2014 BOSJ ends tonight on iPPV

New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s 21st annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament reaches its end tonight, live on iPPV. KUSHIDA, Ricochet, Ryusuke Taguchi and Taichi will face off in semi-final matches, with the winners advancing to the night’s main event where one man will be crowned the Best of the Super...

NJPW: Styles retains against Okada

AJ Styles has asserted himself as the number one wrestler in New Japan Pro-Wrestling with his second IWGP Heavyweight Championship defence this month. Styles, who also retained his title in triple threat action at ROH War of the Worlds, defeated Kazuchika Okada in the main event of NJPW’s Back to...

Styles retains IWGP Heavyweight Championship in New York City

AJ Styles defended the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against both Michael Elgin and Kazuchika Okada in the main event of ROH War of the Worlds yesterday. Styles had originally been scheduled to put his title on the line in a one-on-one contest with Elgin, but a confrontation at the start of...

ROH vs. NJPW at War of the Worlds

While last week’s Global Wars event had matches featuring both NJPW and ROH talent, this morning’s War of the Worlds will feature matches pitting NJPW talent against ROH talent in an all-out battle for supremacy. In the main event, ROH World Champion Adam Cole defends his title against Japanese legend...