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HIROSHI TANAHASHI RUMORS

Five Matches to Watch From NJPW G1 Climax Week 1

  The G1 Climax garners a lot of attention every year, drawing in casual and lapsed fans alike back to the product with its prominence.   This is natural, though, considering that the winner of this month and a half long tournament will win a chance to compete for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at New Japans biggest show of the year, Wrestle Kingdom 10. The scheduling of the...
Via Between The Ropes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger vs. reDRagon on night 1 of ROH vs. NJPW, plus more dream matches

The Ring of Honor vs. New Japan Pro Wrestling shows are shaping up to be real dream matches. ROH announced six matches (two more to come later tonight) for night No. 1 of War of the Worlds in Philadelphia. The big match so far is “Ace of the Universe” Hiroshi Tanahashi teaming with Jushin “Thunder” Liger against reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish). But it could get...
Via Between The Ropes
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada are coming to Ring of Honor

The “Ace of the Universe” and “the Rainmaker” are coming to Ring of Honor. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest stars not named Shinsuke Nakamura — Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada — are booked for four Ring of Honor shows in May. Tanahashi and Okada will take part in Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, May 13, at the 2300 Arena...
Via Between The Ropes
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A Warm Bath From Afar: Jim Ross Finds An Old Groove In New Japan

For me, Jim Ross doing what he does (or at least, once did) better than anyone else in the wresting world once more was just as enticing as another round of Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Finally, NJPW is coming to American TV

Here’s some exciting news for American pro wrestling hardcore’s – New Japan Pro Wrestling will finally be broadcast on United States television beginning on January 16, 2015. AXS TV will air one hour long episodes of NJPW with former UFC heavyweight champion and NJPW wrestler Josh Barnett being joined by combat sports announcing legend Mauro Ranallo doing commentary. AXS has...
Via Fight Booth
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Okada to Face Tanahashi in Main Event of NJPW Tokyo Dome Show

NJPW locked in their January Dome Show main event this past weekend when Kazuchika Okada retained his title shot against Tetsuya Naito, and Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated IWGP champion AJ Styles for the strap. Wrestle Kingdom 9 plays host to the best rivalry in professional wrestling. Tanahashi’s victory this past weekend made him the only wrestler to ever hold the IWGP seven times...
Via Between The Ropes
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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