Eddie Kingston battles Sami Callihan in a singles match. Teddy Hart teams up with Joey Janela to take on Dave & Jake Crist. Keith Lee squares off against Moose. In the main event, AAW Heavyweight Champion ACH teams with the legendary Jushin Liger to battle David Starr & AAW Heritage Champion Trevor Lee. (more…)
The next installment of the New Japan World Gems series has arrived! For number three, we head back to June of 1994, for the final match of the inaugural Best of the Super Juniors tournament. These two masked Puroresu legends would face off to find out who the best junior wrestler in the world really was! In a series that is intended to get you more out of your New Japan World subscription than just the monthly shows of today, this singles match between NJPW’s Liger and Michinoku Pro’s Delfin pulled me right in! (more…)
Missy Hyatt sits down for Press Conference. WCW invades New York to mixed results. The real winners and losers from WrestleMania IX. Does Van Hammer have what it takes to win the NWA World Title? The South rising up against Dirty White Boy. Will Lex Luger and Mr. Hughes feud or be friends? And, the first ever PWI Poll! All this and more! (more…)
It’s the eighth installment looking back the PWI 500 magazines that have become a popular publication over the years. 1998 saw the WWF get a lead in the ratings war, while WCW was still highly popular. ECW continued to grow throughout the year, as well.
Unlike last year, the number one ranked wrestler is a toss up between a WCW wrestler and a WWF wrestler. There isn’t controversy attached to this years ranking.
Reminder, I don’t look at every wrestler in the magazine, but a full list of the rankings can be found HERE.
The grading period was from August 1st 1997 to August 31st, 1998. (more…)
Maybe, you’ve never seen a Japanese Wrestling pay-per-view. Maybe, you’re not even remotely familiar with the product or its talents. Maybe, you find the language barrier to be too great. Whatever the case may be, I absolutely promise you one thing, none of that matters. Wrestle Kingdom 9 is a must-watch. Let me tell you why. (more…)
After two solid years of casual searching, I have come across 1995’s Super J Cup Tournament in it’s entirety. As I was eager to view the spiritual successor of the legendary J Cup from the previous year, I wrote this review after one full watch through. So let’s get into it!
That is right! It is now time to take a fond look back at one of the greatest wrestling events in the sport’s history. Within, you will find match breakdowns, ratings, results and an overall opinion of the whole event. And… what an event it was. Japanese wrestling fan or not, this one is must see. (more…)