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...

Social Media Index: The Popularity of Wrestling Via The Internet

Since the internet began to gain public traction in the mid-90's, just in time for the emergence of the Monday Night Wars, it's become...

Japan Legend Atsushi Onita Claims To Be Heading to WrestleMania 34

In an interview with Japan's Tokyo Sports yesterday, Japanese puroresu legend Atsushi Onita claimed that he had been invited to attend WrestleMania 34 weekend...

Sandy Parker: The First Black Women’s World Champion

In honor of Black History Month, we here at Last Word on Pro Wrestling will be conducting a series of articles on pioneers in...

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Who Are We? Well, if you've found our site, hopefully you know what we do! But if not, here's the scoop. We are Last Word on...

Naomichi Marufuji Has Opportunity of Becoming Double Champion

Last Monday, Naomichi Marufuji won All Japan Pro Wrestling's Champion Carnival. The win got Marufuji the opportunity to challenge for Kento Miyahara's Triple Crown Championship...
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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...

#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...

The Age of a Champion

There are literally millions of arguments on the internet about wrestling. But one that always comes up is that so-and-so is either too young...