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Mox, Gresham & a former WCW wrestler wonder at New Japan NYC show

Mox, Gresham & a former WCW wrestler wonder at New Japan NYC show New Japan is again withinside the Big Apple for 2 suggests this weekend on the Palladium Times Square. The first befell ultimate night (Oct. 27) with The Night Before Rumble on forty fourth Street. The “Halloween Special” promised a “MYSTERY CARD”, so …

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Rumor Roundup: RIP Hell in a Cell, WWE/New Japan, The Kingdom joins AEW

Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill. Important reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. None of this has …

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Naoya Inoue Battles Paul Butler For Undisputed 118-lb Championship On Dec.13th In Japan

Naoya Inoue Battles Paul Butler For Undisputed 118-lb Championship On Dec.13th In Japan

Naoya Inoue Battles Paul Butler For Undisputed 118-lb Championship On Dec.13th In Japan By Charles Brun: IBF, WBA & WBC bantamweight champion Naoya `Monster` Inoue will struggle WBO champ Paul Butler for the 118-lb undisputed championship on December thirteenth on the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan. On paper, a quick knockout victory for Inoue could …

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Karl Anderson’s working Crown Jewel, not Nov. 5 New Japan title defense

When Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows showed up on the Oct. 12 Raw, there were questions about the Bullet Club and O.C. members’ status with New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Of particular interest was Anderson and the NEVER Openweight championship he holds for New Japan. Eyebrows raised when Gallows & Anderson were booked alongside AJ Styles for …

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A former New Japan Young Lion Cup winner has died at age 36

In 2017, it looked as if New Japan Pro-Wrestling was strapping the proverbial rocket to Katsuya Kitamura’s back. Sadly, five years later, Tokyo Sports reports Kitamura died on Oct. 12 at age 36. The former amateur wrestling champion had a great look, and seemed poised to enter the company’s heavyweight ranks after running the table …

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New Japan introduces new identify, new signee & a new faction member

New Japan placed on their Declaration of Power display lately (Oct. 10) in Ryogoku, one of the most final giant occasions at the street to Wrestle Kingdom 17 subsequent January. The co-main occasions of Declaration of Power showed the primary match of Wrestle Kingdom. G1 Climax winner Kazuchika Okada were given his win from the …

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