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The week that was in Japanese Pro Wrestling (March 14, 2014)

The world of pro wrestling Japan is vastly different from America. That should be obvious, but pro wrestling promotions around the globe as well as pro wrestling itself does share many common characteristics. In the case of news and developments within promotions, most of the time those within Japanese promotion stay in Japan and those in American promotions stay in America. But...
Via Players View
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiroshi Tanahashi Is Coming To ROH In May

ROH sent out the following today… Wrestling fans around the world were shocked by the announcement that Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling will be running two joint shows in May of this year. The first will be “Global Wars” and will take place Saturday May 10th at the Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto, Canada. The second will be “War of the Worlds” on Saturday May 17th...
Via PWS Entertainment
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ring Of Honor Partnering Up With New Japan Pro Wrestling For Two Shows In May (Video)

It was announced over the weekend that Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling will be exchanging talent in the next few months. The first shows involving the companies will take place May 10th in Toronto and May 17th in New York. The Japanese talent coming into the United States are: include IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada, IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, IWGP...
Via Between The Ropes
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE RAW Attendance #’s + Some New Japan News & Notes

– The announced attendance for this week’s WWE RAW broadcast at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England was 13,614 fans. – Earlier today, New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that they would be conducting a fan vote to determine what will be the final match on the January 4, 2014 Wrestlekingdom VIII show at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. Fans can choose between the IWGP World...
Via WZR Online
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Backstage Fallout from SmackDown, Cara Meets Tanahashi, Ted DiBiase

- Here is Backstage Fallout from last night’s SmackDown, featuring Kofi Kingston and others: - Ted DiBiase will be making his first post-WWE convention appearance at the Legends of the Ring convention on October 5th from Monroe, New Jersey. - Sin Cara ran into New Japan Pro Wrestling star Hiroshi Tanahashi while at dinner on Friday night. Here’s a rough translation of what...
Via Wrestle Scoop
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Backstage Fallout from SmackDown, Sin Cara Meets NJPW’s Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ted DiBiase

- Here is Backstage Fallout from last night’s SmackDown, featuring Kofi Kingston and others:- Ted DiBiase will be making his first post-WWE convention appearance at the Legends of the Ring convention on October 5th from Monroe, New Jersey.- Sin Cara ran into New Japan Pro Wrestling star Hiroshi Tanahashi while at dinner on Friday night. Here’s a rough translation of what Cara...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted DiBiase's First Post-WWE Appearance, Sin Cara Meets NJPW's Hiroshi Tanahashi, Backstage Fallout

- Ted DiBiase will be making his first post-WWE convention appearance at the Legends of the Ring convention on October 5th from Monroe, New Jersey. - Sin Cara ran into New Japan Pro Wrestling star Hiroshi Tanahashi while at dinner on Friday night. Here's a rough translation of what Cara tweeted: "Look who I found myself having dinner at a friend of mine and the biggest...
Via Ring Side News
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NJPW G1 Climax Tournt Winner Is

Tetsuya Naito. Naito defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi in the Finals to win the tournament.
Via Ring Side News
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Former TNA Wrestler Wins IWGP Title

– Kazuchika Okada, who appeared as Samoa Joe’s masked henchman Okato for TNA Wrestling last year, is the new IWGP Heavyweight Champion. Okada ended Hiroshi Tanahashi’s record 13-month reign as champion Sunday at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s The New Beginning pay-per-view event in Osaka, Japan. The show also saw Davey Richards and Rocky Romero regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight...
Via cheap-heat
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jesse Sorenson Injury Update + Huge Japan Title Change

– Kazuchika Okada won the IWGP Heavyweight Title from Hiroshi Tanahashi at this weekend’s New Japan Pro Wrestling PPV. Okada was Samoa Joe’s sidekick in TNA from 2010-2011 and returned to NJPW in December before making a challenge for the belt at the Tokyo Dome Show on January 4. Tanahashi held the title since January 2011 Okada ended Hiroshi Tanahashi’s record 13-month reign...
Via WZR Online
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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