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Rumor: Chris Jericho vs. Kazuchika Okada Being Discussed?

Earlier today, Sports Illustrated’s Justin Barrasso released his “Week in Wrestling” report, which detailed a very interesting tidbit about the future of Chris Jericho‘s time in New Japan Pro-Wrestling and could involve the IWGP Heavyweight Champion himself Kazuchika Okada. Here’s a quote from his report via WrestleZone.com: Jericho is also extremely …

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Kazuchika Okada: Wrestling’s Most Dominant World Champion

PWP Nation’s Eron Ramadanov marvels at the greatness that is Kazuchika Okada. When surveying the landscape of professional wrestling in mid-2017, it’s not hard to find something for every wrestling fan on the planet. If you want over-the-top production value and larger-than-life superstars, WWE can provide that. If you’re looking …

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G1 Climax Schedule Announced

New Japan has released the G1 Climax tournament schedule. And yes the match everyone is waiting for has an official date. Here is the official schedule: July 17th — Hokkaido A Block Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito Yuji Nagata vs. YOSHI-HASHI Togi Makabe vs. …

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NJPW’s The Elite Sign Clothing Deal with Hot Topic; Release Dates Set for July 2017

Early Thursday, Kenny Omega and the Young Bucks announced that they have signed T-Shirt deals with popular national clothing store, “Hot Topic.” Omega tweeted the following about the deal: When you make a monumental deal with @HotTopic. pic.twitter.com/Xp1vjrleKA — The Young Bucks (@MattJackson13) April 27, 2017 Which was replied to by …

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Medical Update on Tomoaki Honma’s Scary Injury During NJPW Match

For those unaware, New Japan Pro-Wrestling wrestler Tomoaki Honma, 40, suffered a life-threatening injury during a match on March 3rd, 2017 in Okinawa, Japan. Honma took a routine move, a draping DDT from Jado, during a six-man tag with Honma, Togi Makabe & Michael Elgin vs. Jado, Toru Yano and Tomohiro Ishii. After …

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New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Tomoaki Honma Suffers Scary Injury at Recent Event

On Friday, New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Tomoaki Honma sustained a scary injury at a recent event where he teamed up with Togi Makabe and Michael Elgin against Jado, Toru Yano and Tomohiro Ishii. The incident occurred when Jado was getting ready to hit Honma with a DDT, with Honma’s feet hanging on …

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Matt Hardy Teases Appearance in New Japan Pro-Wrestling; Calls Out ‘The Elite’

As many already know, Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy this week left TNA Impact Wrestling and are now free agents to work for whoever they’d like. Even though many have speculated that the Hardys are WWE bound, Matt Hardy has people talking after tweeting about making a possible appearance for …

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