This is going to be a three-parted write up. The first will follow the history of Japanese Junior Heavyweight Wrestling up until the early 2000s, while the second one will cover the time up until now. And for the third part I’m going to put on my most creepy Nostradamus cape and try my luck … Continue reading Junior Wrestling in Japan: History (1980/90s)
It was the 1st of July in 2017, when New Japan Pro Wrestling first did their G1 Special in Long Beach, California. Their two events on the 1st and 2nd respectively brought a two-night-tournament for the new IWGP United States Championship to the close, where Kenny Omega was crowned champion in a very good main … Continue reading NJPW: Too many foreigners?!