Japanese wrestling isn't really known much for flash or showmanship - it has a reputation of being either an extremely serious exhibition of fighting spirit, determination and ability, or an absolutely ridiculous world full of blow up dolls, nine year old girls wrestling fully grown men, and just general Japanese wackiness. But in modern New … Continue reading Top 10 Best Entrances in New Japan Pro Wrestling
The wonderful sport of pro wrestling is built upon flamboyancy, showmanship, and sportsmanship, and these three values are displayed perfectly in the many beautifully designed and often ridiculous pieces of silverware handed out to champions and victors in promotions around the world. Over the years, we've seen many pro wrestling tournament winners presented with extravagant … Continue reading Top 10 Best Pro Wrestling Trophies
Since 1987, the IWGP Heavyweight Championship has been held by some of the greatest pro wrestlers of all time. A variety of incredible contenders from around the globe have competed for this prestigous belt....however....at times, some highly unlikely contenders have somehow managed to earn themselves a match for New Japan's biggest prize, so let's take … Continue reading Top 10 Most Surprising Challengers for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship
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WrestleMania season is over for another year, but before we start looking forward to the 35th edition of the show, let's look back at the best matches we saw in the biggest week of pro wrestling of the year - here are the Top 15 Best WrestleMania Week Matches: 2018. 15. Food Fight … Continue reading Top 15 WrestleMania Week Matches: 2018
Wrestlemania is the place where the biggest dream matches of all time take place within WWE...but sometimes, Vince and co forget to inform the fans that these collisions have already taken place somewhere else in the wrestling world. Since 1985, ten singles matches on the main cards of Wrestlemania had already been seen in other … Continue reading Top 10 Wrestlemania Matches that had Already Taken Place Outside of WWE
Wrestlemania is no longer just a one day epic event - it's grown into a whole week of promotional wrestling, and one gigantic weekend of pro wrestling, both within and outside of Vinny Mac's realm. Independent companies from around the world now conjugate in whichever city Wrestlemania is held in that year, and put shows … Continue reading Top 10 Wrestlemania Weekend Matches That Happened Outside of WWE
At Wrestlemania 34, Shinsuke Nakamura will take on AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, but it won't be the first time they've fought for gold on a huge stage. In 2016, Styles and Nakamura had a match at Wrestle Kingdom 10 for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship, and if that bout is any indication of how … Continue reading Top 20 Times Wrestlers Fought in both WWE and New Japan Pro Wrestling
After Chris Jericho had his first match rated five stars by Dave Meltzer at the age of 47 back in January, curiosity got the better of me and I had to find out who the oldest wrestlers to ever be in a five-star classic were (a list which you can read here). Naturally, once I'd … Continue reading Top 20 Youngest Wrestlers That Were in a Dave Meltzer Five-Star Match
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