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NJPW: Wrestling Dontaku 2015

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NJPW: Wrestling Dontaku
May 3, 2015
Fukuoka, Japan
Fukuoka Convention Center

The current IWGP champs are as follows:
IWGP Heavyweight Champion: AJ Styles (2/11/2015)
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion: Kenny Omega (1/4/2015)
IWGP Tag Team Champions: Michael Bennett & Matt Taven (4/5/2015)
IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champions: The Young Bucks (2/11/2015)
IWGP Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura (9/21/2014)
NEVER Openweight Champion: Togi Makabe (4/29/2015)
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NJPW: Invasion Attack 2015

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NJPW: Invasion Attack
April 5, 2015
Tokyo, Japan
Ryogoku Sumo Hall

The current IWGP champs are as follows:
IWGP Heavyweight Champion: AJ Styles (2/11/2015)
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion: Kenny Omega (1/4/2015)
IWGP Tag Team Champions: Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson (2/11/2015)
IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champions: The Young Bucks (2/11/2015)
IWGP Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura (9/21/2014)
NEVER Openweight Champion: Tomohiro Ishii (2/14/2015)

The Bullet Club has gone FULL 1997 nWo-style on the championships in New Japan. Tonight, all four of their championships are on the line. New Japan Cup winner Kota Ibushi meets IWGP Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles in the main event, Kenny Omega defends his IWGP Jr. Heavyweight crown against Mascara Dorada, Rocky Romero and Baretta take on the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Champs the Young Bucks, and Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson battle over the IWGP tag belts with the Kingdom from Ring of Honor. SO MANY POSSIBILITIES FOR CHANGE.

NOTE: If you’re looking for a hardcore puroresu fan perspective for this show, unfortunately you’ve come to the wrong place. I am at best a casual fan of New Japan, but the World Pro Wrestling show on AXS is peaking my interest in what they are capable of doing, so that’s why this recap is happening. That being said, I will do my best to not assume anything or hopefully make you roll your eyes at my ignorance as I hope that doesn’t show through all too much.
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New Japan World Pro Wrestling on AXS (02.13.15)

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New Japan World Pro Wrestling on AXS
February 13, 2015

This show is ALL about the Bullet Club.

Your hosts are Mauro Ranallo and former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett.
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Top 20 Clash of the Champions Matches!

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Now that I have completed all 35 episodes of the Clash of the Champions, I’ve compiled a Top 20 list to commemorate the best of the show. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry

WCW: The Best of Monday Nitro, Vol. 2 (Disc One)

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WCW: The Best of Monday Nitro – Vol. 2
3-Disc Set DVD Review
Released: February 12, 2013

Your host is the returning TWO-TIME, TWO-TIME host – Diamond Dallas Page. Read the rest of this entry

TNA: Bound for Glory 2005

TNA: Bound for Glory
October 23, 2005
Orlando, FL
Universal Studios

The current NWA & TNA Champs were as follows:
NWA World Champion: Jeff Jarrett (9/15/2005)
NWA World Tag Team Champions: America’s Most Wanted (10/22/2005)
TNA X-Division Champion: AJ Styles (9/11/2005)

Why are they showing the voiceover guy in the intro? They don’t do that in movie trailers. It just takes away so much of his mystique. I mean, you don’t see James Earl Jones in Star Wars.

Your hosts are Mike Tenay and Don West. Read the rest of this entry

TNA: iMPACT! (10.15.05)

TNA: iMPACT!
October 15, 2005
Orlando, FL
Universal Studios

The current NWA & TNA Champs were as follows:
NWA World Champion: Jeff Jarrett (9/15/2005)
NWA World Tag Team Champions: The Naturals (4/29/2005)
TNA X-Division Champion: AJ Styles (9/11/2005)

Your hosts are Mike Tenay and Don West. Read the rest of this entry

Match of the Night! WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger v. Brian Pillman (WCW Superbrawl II)


The Owen Hart YouTube Mixtape (PART DEUX!)

And it continues! Read the rest of this entry

The Irregular Selection. (Issue #1)

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(Originally created: 4/16/2010)

This is going to be hopefully a regular column where I pick a random mix bag of wrestling matches that I’ve downloaded and never actually watched, but heard they were worth watching. We shall see if the word on the street is correct. Read the rest of this entry

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