Japanese Legend Kazuo Sakurada Passes Away at Age 71

A 30-year veteran of the ring as a performer and trainer, Japan's Kazuo Sakurada, best known as either Mr. Sakurada or the Japanese version...
AJPW World Tag League

AJPW World Tag League Winners

All Japan Pro Wrestling is considered one of the premiere Puroresu promotions in recent memory, with its emphasis on the King's Road style and...
Jun Akiyama

Jun Akiyama Steps Down As AJPW President

An article by Tokyo Sports has revealed that Jun Akiyama has resigned from his role as president of All Japan Pro Wrestling.  He will be replaced by Tsuyoki...

Suwama Named All Japan President of Talent Relations

All Japan Pro Wrestling, one of the world's longest running promotions and one of Japan's pioneer organizations, announced on Wednesday that former 6x All...
Atsushi Aoki

All Japan Junior Heavyweight Champion Atsushi Aoki Dead at 41

The Japanese and world wrestling community was saddened by the news that reigning and 4x All Japan Junior Heavyweight Champion Atsushi Aoki passed away on...

35 Years Ago Today: Jumbo Tsuruta Wins AWA World Championship

This marks a big week in the career of Japanese icon Tomomi "Jumbo" Tsuruta. Friday marks the 35th anniversary of Jumbo Tsuruta winning the...

#AndNEW: Big Japan Strong Shocks As Violent Giants Lose All Japan Tag Titles

On Sunday night at Big Japan Wrestling (BJW)'s To Was Gat Early event at the legendary Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, All Japan's super...

Indies Not Dead, Part 2: The World

Thanks to reports of the new NXT UK deals that restrict performances in the UK indie scene for many of its top stars and...

#AndNEW: Kento Miyahara Wins All Japan Triple Crown

Today at All Japan's Raising An Army Memorial event in Yokohama, Kento Miyahara became a 4x All Japan Triple Crown Champion, defeating Zeus in...

Japan SuperShow Wrestling All Star Battle Adds Two More Partners in Baba Tribute

More details have emerged in the rumored Japanese puroresu SuperShow in February, Wrestling All Star Battle, that was already reportedly a united show featuring...