Tagged: Japan

Taylor Adams heads to Japan’s K-Dojo

Taylor Adams is the latest in a long line of New Zealanders to lace their boots in Japan. The 23-year-old is currently two weeks into a two-month stay in Chiba, approximately 40km southeast of Tokyo. Adams is training with Kaientai Dojo (K-Dojo), the home of former WWE Light Heavyweight Champion...

Henare debuts at NJPW Lion’s Gate Project

New Zealand’s Henare makes his in-ring debut with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) tonight. The 23-year-old, formerly known as Aaron Henry, will be part of the Lion’s Gate Project 3 event in Tokyo, Japan. Henare is now one of three Kiwis on the NJPW roster alongside Bad Luck Fale and Jay...

White challenges Marufuji at NJPW LGP2

New Zealand’s Jay White faces the biggest challenge of his career tonight in the form of Japanese legend Naomichi Marufuji. The two meet in a featured bout on the New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) Lion’s Gate Project 2 card. White has asserted himself as one of NJPW’s top rookie competitors in...

NJPW: White beats Finlay for fifth straight time

Jay White continues to build momentum in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), picking up his fifth straight win over rival David Finlay. Finlay, the son of former United States Champion Fit Finlay, took the fight to White in the opening contest of tonight’s NJPW New Japan Cup event, broadcast live on...

Bad Luck Fale competes for new NEVER six-man title

Bad Luck Fale has a chance to make history tonight with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). “The Underboss” will take part in a six-man tag team bout at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10 for the newly-minted NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship. Fale has fallen short in his last two Wrestle Kingdom...

Carmen Rose arrives in Japan

New Zealanders can say “sayonara” to Carmen Rose for the next three months. The 21-year-old arrived in Japan Thursday evening where she will tour with World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (Diana), the same promotion fellow IPW star Evie spent three months with at the beginning of 2014. “Can’t wait for this opportunity to do...

Bad Luck Fale knocked out of G1 Climax

New Zealand’s Bad Luck Fale has been knocked out of the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax following a loss to Shinsuke Nakamura this past Friday. Nakamura defeated Fale with two Boma Ye knee strikes to advance to the tournament final. “The Underboss” performed admirably over the course of the 11-event...

Fale wins IWGP Intercontinental Championship

Bad Luck Fale will be celebrating long into the night after winning the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. Fale defeated Shinsuke Nakamura for the title at NJPW Dominion in Osaka, Japan earlier this evening. “Bad Luck Fale loves the fact he’s the Intercontinental Champion right now,” said Fale’s Bullet Club stablemate Karl...

Fale out for revenge at NJPW Dominion

After being beaten by Shinsuke Nakamura in the New Japan Cup final earlier this year, New Zealand’s Bad Luck Fale is out for revenge at tonight’s Dominion pay-per-view event. Nakamura will defend his IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Fale in the main event of the evening, but for Fale the title...

Fale back in Japan after conquoring UK

Bad Luck Fale is back in Japan following a successful weekend in the United Kingdom. Fale made his UK debut at the Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW) Summer Sizzler event last Sunday, local time, taking on British heavyweight Dave Mastiff. The Underboss picked up the win over Mastiff with his signature...