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After Wrestle Kingdom 9, What’s Next for NJPW?

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The U.S. pay-per-view debut for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) was an overwhelming success for the organization. It was an outstanding event both in and out of the ring that introduced its brand to a wider audience. Fans that have only heard of NJPW in the past were finally able to order a show. But now that you are interested ... Read More »

Josh Barnett on New Japan Pro Wrestling Coming to AXS TV, Wrestling for the Group and Crossover with MMA

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UFC fighter Josh Barnett joins the podcast the podcast to talk about New Japan Pro Wrestling coming to AXS TV with the 13-episode series debuting this Friday, Jan. 16 at 9pm ET, being part of the broadcast team with Mauro Ranallo, starting his pro wrestling career with NJPW years ago, the hard-hitting style and if he was worried that would ... Read More »

Mauro Ranallo Talks New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV, His Style Calling the Action and the Wrestling Landscape

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Combat sports announcer Mauro Ranallo joins the podcast to talk about New Japan Pro Wrestling coming to AXS TV with the 13-epidsode series premiering on Friday, Jan. 16 at 9pm ET, his return to calling professional wrestling, what has always drawn him to NJPW, teaming with Josh Barnett to call the shows and what the sessions were like, if he ... Read More »

Jeff Jarrett on Presentation and Success of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9, What is Next for GFW

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Following the New Japan Pro Wrestling “Wrestle Kingdom 9 presented by Global Force Wrestling” event over the weekend, Jeff Jarrett is back on the podcast to talk about the show, its overall presentation, the matches and the stories they told, the early numbers he has received on how it did on pay-per-view, the issues that some had with the FLIPPS ... Read More »

Jeff Jarrett Talks Global Force Wrestling, Wrestle Kingdom 9 on PPV and Living in the Business

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The founder and CEO of Global Force Wrestling Jeff Jarrett joins the podcast to talk about “GFW presenting New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom” event airing live on pay-per-view from the Tokyo Dome on Jan. 4 with Jim Ross and Matt Striker calling the action. He also talks about what’s next for GFW including when they will start running shows ... Read More »

Jim Ross Returning to Wrestling, Will Call NJPW “Wrestle Kingdom”

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After weeks of speculation and anticipation, Global Force Wrestling officially announced this morning that Jim Ross is returning to the announcing booth in wrestling and will call the NJPW “Wrestle Kingdom 9″ show on Jan. 4. Here is the press release: JIM ROSS SIGNS ON TO CALL GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING’S PRESENTATION OF NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING’S “WRESTLE KINGDOM 9” ON ... Read More »

Global Force Wrestling Officially Announces Wrestle Kingdom 9 on North American PPV

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With TNA’s recent issues many have wondered what Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling will have to offer. Will the new promotion be an actual pro wrestling company or will it act as a distributor for other wrestling companies? Today, GWF made the official announcement to what has already been widely reported. GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING TO PRESENT NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING’S ... Read More »

Breaking News: Former WCW Star Sean O’Haire Passes Away

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News broke late Tuesday evening that former WCW and WWE star Sean O’Haire had passed away. Read More »

Ring of Honor’s Direction Unclear After All-Star Extravganza

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If you consider the starting point where WWE, TNA and Ring Honor all started 2014, the company that has made the most progress this year is Ring of Honor. You can clearly make an argument to say both WWE and TNA have regressed from where they were at the start of  2014. The peak of the rise of Ring of Honor ... Read More »

Global Force Wrestling Reaches Agreement with New Japan Pro Wrestling

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The following press release was sent out today from Global Force Wrestling: NASHVILLE – Global Force Wrestling has reached a partnership agreement with New Japan Pro Wrestling, the top wrestling promotion in the Eastern Hemisphere. The companies will exchange talent for events in both the United States and Japan. NJPW originated in 1972 under the auspices of Japanese wrestling legend Antonio Inoki. ... Read More »

Ring Of Honor Setting Table For PPV Debut

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Another weekend and another successful Ring of Honor show in the books this time from New York City. The show opened with “The Bullet Club” hitting the ring in mass. The New York City crowd shared their thoughts on TNA wrestling before A.J Styles would address them. Let’s just say these folks won’t be coming back for TNA taping(s) in ... Read More »

Former Ring Of Honor Star Returning To The Company At PPV

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Last night Ring of Honor presented “War of the Worlds” on IPPV with New Japan Pro Wrestling in New York City. At the end of the event, a video was played featuring former Ring of Honor star Christopher Daniels. The former TNA star was shown at a bar drinking an Appletini, when he was announced he was returning to ROH. ... Read More »