NJPW Destruction in Tokyo


September 17th, 18:00 from Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo

This is the first of three Destruction shows over the next week and is headlined by KUSHIDA vs. BUSHI for the IWGP Junior Championship and Shibata vs. Bobby Fish for the NEVER Openweight title. The latter looked like it might be cancelled due to Shibata’s neck issues, but “The Wrestler” had other ideas.

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NJPW Super J-Cup 2016

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August 21st, 18:30 from Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo

The Super J-Cup 2016 arrives as something of an afterthought following the excellent G1 Climax, which ended a week ago today. The first round took place at Korakuen Hall last month and was a decent show in its own right, but we move to a bigger venue for the Super J-Cup proper and the tournament matches are bolstered by IWGP and GHC junior tag title matches. Let’s get to it.

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NJPW G1 Climax 26: Day 18

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August 13th, 18:30 from Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo

The final B Block show and four men are still in the running (if you count crazy ties and such). Elgin faces Nakajima, Shibata faces EVIL and Omega and Naito face off in the main event! It’s the closing weekend of the G1 Climax and this is the second of three nights at Sumo Hall, so 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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