Tagged: NJPW

NZPWI Roundtable: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12

More than 30,000 fans will pack the Tokyo Dome for Wrestle Kingdom 12, NJPW’s biggest event of the year, this Thursday, January 4. Featuring a “double main event”, Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito in the last bout of the night. And in a highly anticipated...

Bullet Club battles Chaos as Okada-Omega rivalry comes to NZ

Bullet Club battles Chaos as Okada-Omega rivalry comes to NZ

Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega bring their rivalry to New Zealand en route to an historic showdown at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom. Okada and Chaos stablemates Roppongi Vice (Beretta and Rocky Romero) will take on Omega and The Young Bucks—representing Bullet Club—in the main event of Sakura Events On the Mat....

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 stars coming to New Zealand

Some of the biggest stars of New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) are coming to New Zealand. Bullet Club, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Kazuchika Okada are the first three names announced for a Sakura Events card, in partnership with NJPW, to be held at The Trusts Arena in Auckland on Saturday, November 12....

G5: Conor McGregor, NJPW, Chyna, more

UFC fighter Conor McGregor caused a stir on social media this week when he announced a potential retirement from MMA, and followed several key WWE figures on Twitter shortly after. Is McGregor the right fit for pro-wrestling? How is New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) holding up after losing the likes of...

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...