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Update on Kenny Omega’s Knee Injury; What’s the Timetable for His Return?

Earlier this week, we reported that Kenny Omega was pulled from his New Japan Pro-Wrestling dates on September 7th and 22nd. In an update provided by Omega via his Twitter account, it is being said that Omega will defend his IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship against Juice Robinson at Destruction …

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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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NJPW Announces Creation of New IWGP United States Championship

New Japan Pro Wrestling dropped a huge announcement before tonight’s “War Of The Worlds” Pay-Per View as they announced the creation of a brand new championship dubbed the IWGP United States Championship. During July’s special G1 Climax shows in Long Beach, California, a two night tournament on July 1st and …

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Latest News on Katsuyori Shibata; Is His Career Over?

In the most recent installment of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer is reporting that Katsuyori Shibata‘s match a few weeks ago against IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada will likely be his last. Shibata and Okada went to battle on April 9th, 2017 for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Tokyo Sumo Hall. …

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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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New Japan Pro-Wrestling Owner Talks About Expansion into U.S. Market

During a recent interview with Weekly Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling owner Takaaki Kidani explained that he plans on a heavy expansion into the American and global market for the promotion. Kidani stated that he plans on doing so with a regional territory based in Southern California, and the possibility of other locations as …

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The Hall Dynasty

In this short piece, PWP Nation Editor-in-Chief Eron Ramadanov explains why WWE should sign Cody Hall to a contract and pair him with a familiar face… his father, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall. Earlier this week, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall was interviewed by Total Wrestling Magazine, where he …

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Latest on Next Global Force Wrestling Event

According to PWInsider, Jeff Jarrett is preparing to make a big announcement on his brand Global Force Wrestling next month to coincide with WWE WrestleMania week. The announcement will reportedly be about GFW talent and live events. There is also speculation that another live pay-per-view with New Japan will take place …

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