A1 Podcast: Money In The Bank Review, Anarchy Wrestling Hostile Environment

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 349 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes WWE Money In The Bank is discussed in all its mind-numbing glory. Norko, Josh, and Seth discuss all the matches and the head scratching booking decisions. What does this mean for the immediate future of the Smackdown brand? The second half of the show is devoted to Anarchy Wrestling's Hostile Environment show taking place on Saturday, June 24th in Cornelia ...continue reading

New Japan Kizuna Road Results

This is the first major show after the Okada/Omega Time Limit Draw at Dominion. For those not familiar with New Japan, if Dominion can roughly be compared to SummerSlam, this show can roughly be compared to a big Raw following a PPV. The whole thing is a tour with three or four title matches over a few days. Tomoyuki Oka s. Tetsuhiro Yagi with a Boston Crab. Since both men are Young Lions, they came out to the same theme music at basically the same time. Young Lions have to build up XP which ...continue reading

New Japan Lion’s Gate 6 Results

Lion's Gate Project 6 - 6/15 As the name implies, the Lion's Gate Project showcases the younger, less experienced wrestlers on the New Japan roster. They're not really meant to push major storylines. El Desperado s. Tetsuhiro Yagi with a Stretch Muffler. Desperado worked over Yagi's leg, with Yagi contantly able to make it to the ropes. Yagi hiot a dropkick and half crab for a brief comeback before Desperado grounded him again and locked in the Stretch Muffler to get the submission win. CHAOS's ...continue reading

WWE Money In The Bank Ongoing Results

Welcome to our ongoing coverage for WWE Money In The Bank 2017 from The Scott Trade Center in Saint Louya! PRE-SHOW MATCH: The Hype Bros b. The Colons when Ryder pinned Primo after a Hype Driver. This was the first match back for The Brothers Of Hype since Zack Ryder was put out of action with an injury. Heat on Ryder early on. Hot tag to Rawley who hit Overdrive only for the pin to be broken up. Ryder tagged back in and helped get The Hype Driver on Primo to get the win. Opening video package ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: NJPW Dominion Review, Money In The Bank Preview

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 348 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes New Japan Pro Wrestling has once again set the wrestling world abuzz with another widely praised event, Dominion. Norko and Seth talk the matches, including the highly anticipated rematch between IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada and Bullet Club Leader Kenny Omega. There were legitimately three Match Of The Year Contenders just in this one event. In ...continue reading

Match Of The Day: The Sheepherders vs. The Fantastics

Jim Crockett Promotions, 1986 - Some fans only remember Luke Williams and Butch Miller as The Bushwackers. However, before they became comic relief in WWE, The Bushwackers were known as The Sheepherders, hated villains throughout many territories. Here they are battling white meat babyfaces The Fantastics in the Quarter Finals of the 1986 Crockett Cup. This match was one of the first matches to be given a five star rating by Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtgB8PAvIyU ...continue reading

New Japan G1 Special Matches Announced

Shortly after the Dominion event, New Japan announced the lineup for the two day "G1 Special" event in Long Beach, California. The two day event will center around the crowning of the inaugural United States Champion in a single elimination tournament. July 1 CHAOS (Will Ospreay, Rocky Romero, Beretta, Jay Brscoe, & Mark Briscoe) vs. The Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahahashi, Marty Scurll, Matt Jackson, & Nick Jackson) Jushin Thunder Liger, Volador Jr., Dragon Lee, & Titan vs. ...continue reading

New Japan Dominion Results

This is a stream of consciousness blog covering New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion show. Osaka-Jo Hall - 6/11 Commentary by Kevin Kelly & Don Callis Dominion is one of the major shows for New Japan. It would roughly translate to their SummerSlam, so it's a big deal. David Finlay, Shota Umino, & Tomoyuki Oka b. Katsuya Kitamura, Hirai Kawato, & Tetsuhiro Yagi when Finlay pinned Yagi with a Cutter. This was a pre-show showcase for the current Young Lions. Finlay was the only one no ...continue reading

New Japan Dominion Preview

https://www.njpw1972.com/tornament/4215?showCards=1 Here is the full card for Dominion. David Finlay, Shota Umino, & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Katsuya Kitamura, Hirai Kawato, & Tetsuhiro Yagi - Finlay is the only one of these who's not a Young Lion. So my hunch is he gets the win, probably over Yagi, who's only been wrestling for a few weeks. Tiger Mask IV, Tiger Mask W, Yuji Nagata, & Togi Makabe vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima, & Hiroyoshi Tenzan - A good matchup ...continue reading

Match Of The Day: Ric Flair vs. Wahoo McDaniel, 2 Out Of 3 Falls

CWF, 1985 - Ric Flair was in the midst of what was arguably his most dominant NWA World Heavyweight Title run. Wahoo McDaniel was one of the many legendary stars to be featured in Eddie Graham's Championship Wrestling From Florida promotion, a territory for the National Wrestling Alliance. This match was the main event of the live syndicated show Battle Of The Belts, which aired on September 2nd, 1985 from The Sundome in Tampa Florida. The event was dedicated to the memory of Graham, who took ...continue reading