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New Japan Cup finals & Fan-subbed puro project

This Week in NJPW: New Japan Cup finals results, full Invasion Attack card announced, fan-subbed Japanese wrestling video project starts

WWE avoids facing NJPW head-to-head

This Week in NJPW: WWE shuffles dates in Japan to avoid going head-to-head, UFC does go head-to-head, NJPW gets English TV in Canada, Champion vs. Champion matches abound, CHAOS vs. Suzukigun rolls on.

NJPW The New Beginning 2013 results

Results from the New Japan Pro-Wrestling "The New Beginning" iPPV from February 10, 2013. Read a full review of the show Tuesday, February 12 2013 in my This Week in New Japan column.

Precap to NJPW's "The New Beginning 2013" iPPV

So you want to see what all the New Japan Pro-Wrestling hype is about, but don’t know where to start? Well you’re in luck, NJPW's "The New Beginning 2013" iPPV is the perfect place to start.

This week in NJPW: Who's the boss?

Some of the biggest stories in New Japan Pro-Wrestling for the week of Jan 25 through Jan 31, 2013.

Backstage chaos in NJPW after Tokyo Dome show

New Japan Pro Wrestling's Jan. 4th Tokyo Dome event got rave reviews and drew 29,000 fans, but political turmoil was afoot behind the scenes. After the show, New Japan's Chairman Takaaki Kidani resigned when his booking suggestions weren't used.

MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba signs with New Japan Pro Wrestling

The biggest surprise at New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1-Climax tournament finals was Pride legend Kazushi Sakuraba appearing with Katsuyori Shibata on the show to announce their intention to wrestle for NJPW in the future.

Satoshi Ishii (top) earned a technical submission win over Katsuyori Shibata in their MMA contest...

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Satoshi Ishii (top) earned a technical submission win over Katsuyori Shibata in their MMA contest at the K-1 World MAX 2010 Final in Tokyo on Monday. Ishii scored an early takedown, flattened Shibata out, and wrenched a kimura from knee-on-belly position which forced referee Yuji Shimada to call a halt to the bout at 3:30 of the first round. Ishii improved to 3-1 with three straight wins since dropping his debut to Hidehiko Yoshida last New Year's Eve. Photo by Sportsnavi.

MAX GP Update: Ishii Now to Face Katsuyori Shibata

Update to the K-1 MAX Grand Prix as Satoshi Ishii will face a new opponent.

Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii (2-1) will take on last-minute replacement Katsuyori...

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Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii (2-1) will take on last-minute replacement Katsuyori Shibata (4-9-1) in an MMA rules bout at Monday's 2010 K-1 World MAX Final in Tokyo. Shibata -- a pro wrestling convert and pupil of Kazushi Sakuraba -- was announced by Fighting and Entertainment Group on Sunday afternoon after Ishii's original opponent, kickboxer Antz Nansen, failed his pre-fight medicals due to a pre-existing injury. Photo by GBRing.

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