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NJPW Road to Dominion 2015 Recap – June 28, 2015

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NJPW Road to Dominion 2015 June 28, 2015 Korakuen Hall-Tokyo, Japan Watch on: NJPW World Dominion 2015 is set to be one of NJPW’s biggest events the year. So many of the feuds going into Dominion have been building for upwards of 6 months, something that isn’t commonplace amongst modern day professional wrestling. The Road to Dominion has one purpose; ...

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The Future of Dolph Ziggler and WWE Could Be Up in the Air

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Lately, there have been a lot of rumors going around that Dolph Ziggler’s contract with WWE expires in a few months. I’ve heard so many different things about what is going to happen next for the residential show off, so I’m going to give my two cents on the whole situation. Ziggler has been on the WWE roster for about ...

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Kevin Kelly Talks Ring of Honor On Destination America, Wrestling Ratings and the Broadcasting Business

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The voice of Ring of Honor Kevin Kelly joins the podcast to discuss Ring of Honor now airing on Destination America every Wednesday night at 8:00p ET and the growth of the promotion as it gains more of a television presence. Plus, he talks about his broadcasting style, working with King Corino, how broadcasters affects what he watches in wrestling and ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors XXII Final Recap

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Best of the Super Junior XXII Main Event Breakdown Watch on: New Japan World Kyle O’Reilly vs Kushida Let’s not get it confused, this was a one match card as far as I was concerned, and while there were some great contests that occurred earlier in the night, my focus was entirely on the Best of the Super Junior final ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Junior Results – June 5, 2015

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Best of the Super Junior Night 12 Report – 06/05/2015 Full disclosure: my interest in this tournament waned when it became apparent to me that the final was going to be Taguchi vs Kushida.  This match up, in my mind, was a sure-fire win for Kushida, who would then go on to compete for Kenny Omega’s IWGP junior heavyweight title.  Despite my ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors XXII – Night 5 and 6 Results

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors XXII Night 5 May 29, 2015 Tochigi New Sanpia Tochigi A block – Komatsu Yohei vs Chase Owens Somebody call Tyson Kidd, because Chase Owens is committing gimmick infringement with the beats headphones he was wearing for his entrance attire. Anyways, Yohei Komatsu really stood out to me in his match with Kyle O’Reilly ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors – May 27, 2015

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BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. XXII Night 5 May 27, 2015 Aomori, Aomori Prefecture Budokan Watch on: New Japan World A block – Komatsu Yohei vs Kyle O’Reilly O’Reilly and Komatsu Yohei look almost identical standing next to each other, and this similar size and style usually tends to lend itself to great matches.  The two spent some time feeling one another ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Review – May 26, 2015

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The fourth night of the BOSJ tournament consisted of 4 matches that exceeded those of the previous nights.  It’s been enjoyable to watch these matches on NJPW World, as they are broken down into separate videos making them very easily accessible to even the least astute New Japan fans. The BOSJ tournament rolls on and coverage will continue tomorrow, as ...

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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Review – May 25, 2015

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I’m already reeling as I look at the massive amount of scheduled matches and events that the Best of the Super Juniors tournament is producing.  Generally, before I started covering the NJPW events for Between the Ropes, I would catch the finals of the tournament, but the context and gravity of the matches were a little lost on me. Great ...

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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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Mike Bennett on Big Ring of Honor Shows, Working with His Wife and his Man Crush on Tom Brady

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One-half of the current IWGP Tag Team Champions Mike Bennett of The Kingdom talks about the big week for Ring of Honor witht he War of the Worlds ’15 shows on Tuesday and Wednesday in Philadelphia followed by Global Wars ’15 in Toronto on Friday and Saturday. Plus, he discusses working in Japan, how his dreams have changed over the ...

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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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