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Mauro Ranallo Talks NJPW Return to AXS TV, The Art of the Sport

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Broadcaster Mauro Ranallo joins the podcast to talk about New Japan Pro Wrestling returning to AXS TV this Friday, May 22nd at 9pm ET with the Best of the Super Juniors XXI show. Mauro also talks about teaming with Josh Barnett for another season of NJPW action, the art of wrestling and if he sees talent appreciating the art more these ...

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Ring of Honor Global Wars 2015 Night One Recap

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I was on the fence about purchasing this Ring of Honor Global Wars 2015.  The Toronto, Canada card didn’t completely grab me, but I ultimately enjoyed the show overall.  Seeing so many contrasting wrestlers match up was the most intriguing factor, and it was generally an odd scene in the ROH ring in every match.   The stream was solid, with ...

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Bobby Fish Talks Big Ring of Honor Week with NJPW Stars, reDRagon and Tag Team Wrestling

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Ring of Honor’s Bobby Fish — one half of reDRagon along with Kyle O’Reilly — talks about the big week for the company next week with the War of the Worlds ’15 shows on May 12 and 13 in Philadelphia as well as the Global Wars ’15 shows on May 15 and 16 in Toronto. Plus, he discusses the current ...

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Wrestling Dontaku 2015 Review

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Wrestling Dontaku was kind of a sleeper show, being that the best of the Super Juniors tournament is on the horizon, as well as the cross promotion events between New Japan and Ring of Honor happening later this month.  Overall, the show had some really enjoyable spots, with a more than satisfactory main event between Hirooki Goto and Shinsuke Nakamura ...

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New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) Hinokuni Review

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The crowd was scaled down, and the lights darkened for Wrestling Hinokuni, a smaller show that leads into Dontaku this Sunday on NJPWorld.  The show was essentially a Road to Dontaku event, but with a very impressive main event for the Never Open Weight title between Ishii and Togi Makabe.  When trying to follow NJPW, it sometimes seems daunting to ...

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Wrestling Dontaku 2015 Key Match Breakdown

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Wrestling Dontaku 2015 will take place on May 3rd in Fukuoka, Japan with a stacked card.   While I chose only the major 6 matches to break down, there will be a total of 9 at Wrestling Dontaku. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s signature strong style will be present in several matches on the card, and the stars of the promotion ...

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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – Week of April 25, 2015

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It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top ...

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Ring of Honor’s Global Wars Night 1 on iPPV, headlined by Bullet Club vs. ROH All Stars

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It’s a great time to be a young wrestler in Ring of Honor. The third night of inter-promotional matches between the stars of Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling — Friday, May 15 in Toronto — will be televised on iPPV through ROHWrestling.com. Headlining the iPPV will be the ROH All Stars (the Briscoes, Roderick Strong and War Machine) ...

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The Bullet Club vs. the Kingdom headlines night 2 of ROH’s War of the Worlds

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The first night of Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds with New Japan Pro wrestling is going to be tough to top, especially with the Briscoes vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Kazuchika Okada and A.J. Styles rumored to be taking on Adam Cole. But ROH and NJPW have put together a solid second night, headlined by the Bullet Club’s A.J. Styles ...

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The Flagship: Final WWE Raw Before Extreme Rules, Stips, News, Notes and Questions

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It’s the weekly podcast as Brian and Michael discuss WWE Raw from Monday night including Kane dominating in a good way, Seth Rollins and The Authority, looking out for a Randy Orton RKO outta nowhere, The Miz being The Miz and more. Plus, they talk about this Sunday’s Extreme Rules including the matches and stipulations along with news and notes ...

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Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger vs. reDRagon on night 1 of ROH vs. NJPW, plus more dream matches

reDRagon meets New Japan legends Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger on night No. 1 of War of the Worlds.

The Ring of Honor vs. New Japan Pro Wrestling shows are shaping up to be real dream matches. ROH announced six matches (two more to come later tonight) for night No. 1 of War of the Worlds in Philadelphia. The big match so far is “Ace of the Universe” Hiroshi Tanahashi teaming with Jushin “Thunder” Liger against reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly ...

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Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada are coming to Ring of Honor

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The “Ace of the Universe” and “the Rainmaker” are coming to Ring of Honor. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest stars not named Shinsuke Nakamura — Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada — are booked for four Ring of Honor shows in May. Tanahashi and Okada will take part in Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, ...

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