NJPW New Japan Cup (24/3/19) Review

The turning point. Credit: NJPW

It’s New Japan Cup final time! Which is lovely because it means we’ve got Kazuchika Okada vs Sanada to watch, but also because I’ve made it through the tournament with only a slight stumble at the end. It’s been a fun old run, and I’ll be sad to see it go. Now, let’s see it out in style folks.

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NJPW New Japan Cup (23/3/19) Review

Round and Round Tana goes. Credit: NJPW

The New Japan Cup semi-finals were, on paper, a bit of a foregone conclusion. The Ace was in one match and his successor in the other, if you were gambling on it, you’d have bet on them both going to the final, right? You’d have also been wrong.

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NJPW New Japan Cup (20/3/19) Review

Got a way to go yet, kid. Credit: NJPW

The New Japan Cup slips into the quarter-finals, and the first half of the bracket is an all CHAOS affair. First up is Ishii who has been tasked with getting something out of YOSHI-HASHI after The Loose Explosion fluked his way past Nakanishi and Owens. Thankfully, the main event is to be a more even affair as Okada tries to shoot down Ospreay’s rising star. How fun.

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Stardom Grow Up Stars (10/3/19) Review

Credit: Stardom

With the previous day’s show at Shinkiba bearing witness to everyone in Stardom getting in the challenging mood, you can only assume that this show was the start of us building to some of those matches. Throw in Saya Iida taking on Utami for the Future of Stardom Title, and you’ve got the basis for an entertaining show. Read on to find out if it was the case.

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