AEW: The Joy Of Choice

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It’s a new world.

Times they are a-changin’. Old Bob probably wasn’t reflecting on the shifting tides of the wrestling industry, but it seems a pertinent song in 2019’s world of graps. In the last few months, there hasn’t been so much a shake-up as someone’s punted the whole thing across a car park just to see what would happen. Why a car park? Fuck knows, to be honest.

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The Rise Of The Switchblade

He looks like such a cunt, I love it. Credit: NJPW

On Monday evening Jay White did something that if you had merely suggested it to New Japan fans a year ago, would have resulted in you being scoffed out the building. After a thirty minute match, in which he dominated the majority of the action, he pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi to claim the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

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Stardom Kyoto Max 2019 (2/2/19) Review

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Ah, KBS Hall. Is there a more beautiful location for wrestling? The stunning stained glass window that stands behind the ring always sends a shiver of pleasure down my spine. Judging by the pre-match promos throughout this show, the wrestlers appreciate it too, and it could turn even the dullest of affairs into a spectacle. This won’t be dull, though! It’s Stardom, we love Stardom. The beauty of the venue will only add to the talent in the ring.

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