NJPW Young Lion Cup (18/9/19) Review

Pride maintained. Credit: NJPW

The Young Lion Cup is charging towards the finish line as it becomes clearer who is likely to win this thing. There’s still plenty of lovely cub action to go before we get there, so sit back and enjoy the trip.

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Stardom 5STAR Grand Prix (Night 14/9/19) Review

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With the 5STAR drawing ever nearer to the end, Stardom’s second show from Osaka on the 14th was getting serious. We’re getting to the point where people are going to start being eliminated although, sadly, this show would see someone have that happen for all the wrong reasons.

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TJPW Temple of the Sun (15/9/19) Review

After show fun. Credit: TJPW

I don’t think my first Tokyo Joshi review was a disaster, so we’re back with number two! Some people were kind and pointed me in the direction of a beginner’s guide/passed on some information, so I want to say thanks to them. That’s much better than being shouted at for being an idiot. By the way, I enjoyed that first show so much that I’m now going to the January 4th Korakuen now, so that’s something.

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Ramblings About’s Top Ten Matches Of August 2019

Spoiler. Credit: NJPW

Alright, even I will admit that this is taking the piss levels of late. I’d feel guilty, but I doubt anyone is sitting around waiting for it, so I’m not going to beat myself up too much. Plus, there has been a shitload of wrestling recently which combined with my life being a bit nuts has put this on the back burner. I do hope my one fan can forgive me.

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Stardom 5STAR Grand Prix (Afternoon 14/9/19)

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Another big shout out to the people behind the scenes at Stardom who got these matches up super quick. They ran two shows on the 14th, so I can only assume it was a busy day, and after the kerfuffle at the start of the tournament, they’ve been fantastic at getting things back on track. As for the wrestling itself, the 5STAR’s finishing line is drawing ever closer, but there is still plenty of time for twists and turns before we get there.

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NJPW Destruction in Kagoshima (16/9/19) Review

Kota was in for a rough day. Credit: NJPW

Having made the mistake of watching the entirety of Destruction in Beppu, I shall not be fooled again. This review will cover the Young Lion matches, the two main events and nothing more. The tag matches will all be the same as they were in Beppu, so here’s a tip, don’t watch them. Stick with me, and we’ll focus on the important stuff.

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NJPW Destruction in Beppu (15/9/19) Review

Poor Tana. Credit: NJPW

New Japan took the scenic route to their first Destruction show, but they’ve finally rocked up in Beppu with a solid card. There are a lot of tags on here, but the Young Lion Cup and a brace of title matches make sure that proceedings shouldn’t be too dragged down by the splitting of this tour into multiple dates. Any show with Tanahashi vs Sabre is alright by me.

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