NJPW G1 Climax 26: Day 15

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August 8th, 18:30 from Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Kanagawa

NJPW has held a show in this venue, on this date, every year since 1988 – a longer-running tradition than the January 4th show at the Tokyo Dome. That Super Monday Night card was headlined by Fujinami vs. Inoki, this one is headlined by Makabe vs. Goto. Hmm. Let’s get to it!

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NJPW G1 Climax 26: Day 11

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August 3rd, 18:30 from Kagoshima Arena, Kagoshima

We’ve broken the back of this tournament, and although everyone’s still mathematically in it, today’s show will likely put some competitors out of the running. We’re back with A Block for a strong card that features Ishii vs. Tanahashi, SANADA vs. Marufuji, and joint block leaders – Okada and Makabe – facing off. Let’s get to it!

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NJPW Super J-Cup 2016: Round One

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July 20th, 18:30 from Korakuen Hall, Tokyo

This show represents the qualifiers for the Super J-Cup proper, the sixth edition of which takes place at the Ariake Coloseum in Tokyo on August 21st. There a couple of matches here that many would’ve expected to take place in later rounds, KUSHIDA vs. Taiji Ishimori and BUSHI vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru in particular, but there are also examples of independent wrestlers receiving wider exposure for the first time.

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