NJPW G1 Special in USA Night Two: The Omega of the Alpha

NJPW G1 Special in USA Night Two Date: July 2, 2017 Location: Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California Attendance: 2,305 Commentators: Jim Ross, Josh Barnett We’re back with night two of the show, though this didn’t air on American TV until five days later. The big story tonight is the United States […]

New Japan G1 Special in USA Night One: Welcome To Our Turf

New Japan G1 Special in USA Night One Date: July 1, 2017 Location: Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California Commentators: Jim Ross, Josh Barnett This has the potential to be either a major moment in history or something that won’t be remembered in a few years. New Japan has been the favorite […]

Ring of Honor TV – May 24, 2017: Here We Go Again

Ring of Honor Date: May 24, 2017 Location: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Attendance: 1,636/1,271 Commentators: Rocky Romero, Kevin Kelly We’re less than ten days removed from the War of the Worlds pay per view and last week was a stand alone episode. Therefore, this week it’s…..a series of matches from the Honor Rising event back […]

Thoughts on the 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards

Don’t these usually come out earlier? These are Meltzer and Company’s awards (yes I’m aware his readers vote on them and if you believe that he doesn’t influence voting, you’re really missing the obvious) and I’ve jotted down a few thoughts on each. These aren’t meant to be any kind of in depth analysis and […]

Best of 2016: News Story of the Year

This is always a trick one to define. Sometimes there are stories that mean something outside of the ring and often times, those are even bigger stories than anything between the ropes. There were a fair few stories like that this year and for once they don’t all pertain to WWE. These stories are in […]

Wrestling Wars Podcast Episode 35

NorCal, Shocky and I talk about one of the biggest news weeks in a long time.   http://mightynorcal.podbean.com/e/wwp-35-shockyandkb-help-mekickoffthe-year-with-an-insane-week-of-newsone-vs-allforreigns-the-newsmackdownthesigning-of-thenjpwfourandjohncenas-injury/

Ring of Honor TV – October 7, 2015: The Michael Bay of Wrestling

Ring of Honor Date: October 7, 2015 Location: MCU Park, Brooklyn, New York Attendance: 2,000 Commentators: Prince Nana, Kevin Kelly, King Corino This is a special change of pace as Ring of Honor held an event called Field of Honor at a baseball stadium in Brooklyn back in August. Therefore tonight, we’ll be taking a […]

Thought of the Day: Appreciating vs. Liking

This is one of those things that wrestling fans will never seem to understand but I’ll keep trying to explain it.

Wrestler of the Day – March 8: Bad News Brown

I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news for you today: the Wrestler of the Day is Bad News Brown.

2013 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards Announced

Dave Meltzer’s WON Awards are out so it’s time to see how much he loves Japan this year. I’ll include my winners as well and my thoughts on his, though keep in mind I don’t watch puro and I’m only a casual MMA fan at best. Also before I start, I’m well aware that Meltzer’s […]