Japanese All-Star 1995 Event ‘Bridge of Dreams’ Released on YouTube

On April 2, 1995, twenty-five years ago this month, Japanese wrestling magazine Weekly Pro Wrestling presented Bridge of Dreams, a massive showcase of the...

The Pioneers: Sandy Parker – First Black Women’s World Champion

The Pioneers is a new on-going series looking at some of the earliest pioneers of professional wrestling as we know it, from the wrestlers...
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Champion Carnival 2020 Participants Announced

All Japan Pro Wrestling kicks off its annual Champion Carnival event in the coming months.  For those unaware, the Champion Carnival is a round-robin tournament...

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...
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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...

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...
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NJPW, Stardom and AJPW Cancel All Shows through March 22nd Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Continuing to be ravished by the Coronavirus outbreak, Japan's wrestling scene has been forced to rethink its plans for March. In mid-February, both Stardom...

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...

Japan Wrestling Hall of Fame To Launch, First Five Names Announced

A huge announcement was made on February 21, 2020, that seemed to get lost in the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Japan, Japanese...

#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...