New Japan World Tag League Night Eighteen Review

Yea, ‘hungover’. Credit: NJPW

B Block may have been the saviour of this year’s World Tag League, but I shan’t pretend I’m sad to say goodbye. This has been a long old tournament, and the quicker it’s done, the better. Christ, what a grump. Let’s dish out some stars.

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NJPW World Tag League Night Eight Review

Poor GOD. Credit: NJPW

It sometimes feels like I’m the only person watching this tournament. That can’t be true, however, there is zero hype around it. People are much more interested in the various end of year awards and Observer Hall of Fame nominations. To be honest, I don’t blame them.

At least we’re hanging with the better block on this show, and that always makes my job a bit easier. Let’s dish out some stars.

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NJPW World Tag League Night One Review

Juice is the only person I’ve ever seen make that move look decent. Credit: NJPW

World Tag League might not have the prestige of the G1 or even the Super Juniors but this year has the potential to be interesting. They’ve left the big names out and brought in a load of fresh foreign talent to create some intriguing combos. It’s set up a tournament that promises to be a lot of fun. Let’s dish out some stars.

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NJPW Power Struggle Review

Photos aren’t up yet, but I’ll get some when they are. Credit: NJPW

This was one hell of a card. New Japan’s last major show of the year was stacked, as every title match not involving a bull rope looked like a guaranteed success. Throw in some intrigue over the debut of Switchblade and Wrestle Kingdom beginning to take shape, and this was unmissable. Let’s dish out some stars.

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NJPW Destruction in Kobe Review

The New Japan camera people always catch this shot perfectly. Credit: NJPW

The Destruction tour comes to an end and it’s safe to say that in an incredible year for New Japan, these shows won’t be making the scoreboard. It’s had its moments, but it has been a B tour through and through, and 90% of the cards were made up of tag matches. That doesn’t stop us rating them, though. Let’s dish out those stars.

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