Tagged: Kota Ibushi

Two title matches set for NJPW KOPW

New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold an historic main event at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall) one week from today. IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega will defend his title in a rare triple threat match against both Cody and Kota Ibushi at King of Pro-Wrestling. Kushida and Marty Scurll will wrestle...

G5: MOTY, Roman Reigns, UFC, more

It’s July, which means 2016 is halfway over. The NZPWI Staff bring you our thoughts on the matches that should be in the running for “match of the year” polls thus-far. In addition to our regular contributors, we’re joined by “That Young Warrior” Paul Sayers. Sayers shares his thoughts on...

Okada remains IWGP Heavyweight Champion in Osaka

Kazuchika Okada nears a record-setting reign with the IWGP Heavyweight Championship after retaining the title against Hirooki Goto last Tuesday. Okada, the 59th IWGP Heavyweight Champion, defended the title for the eighth time in Osaka. Goto was not an easy opponent, and had Okada rattled with several big shots in...

Okada turns Anderson away at NJPW Power Struggle

New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Bullet Club is on shaky ground after NJPW Power Struggle, where IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada overcame “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson in the main event. Bullet Club, a group which includes New Zealand’s Bad Luck Fale, had pinned its hopes on Anderson after Okada retained his title...