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G-1 Climax – Day 2 Match List

B Block is the block a lot of people were looking forward to with bigger names floating around. So let’s update the list shall we? Note: The ratings are personal enjoyment based on in-ring story, external psychology, in-ring performance. DAY 2: Tetsuya Naito vs. Kenny Omega – A+ I absolutely love these two, and when… Continue reading G-1 Climax – Day 2 Match List

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Wrestle Kingdom 12 – Delos Perspective

Wrestle Kingdom 12 Tokyo Dome Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 I remember the first Jan. 4 show I watched: Wrestle World 2003. It was during New Japan’s dark ages and featured a main event of Yuji Nagata and Josh Barnett. I even told Barnett this at a UFC Expo. I started watching New Japan in 2002,… Continue reading Wrestle Kingdom 12 – Delos Perspective

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G-1 Climax Finals Notebook – Fulfilling Destino

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 17 (Results), Day 18 (Results) and Day 19 (Results) Dates: Aug. 11-13 Arena: Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan A BLOCK SEMIFINAL – HIROSHI TANAHASHI VS. TETSUYA NAITO It’s crazy to believe that these two men had a trilogy this year and that each one will be considered for match of the year.… Continue reading G-1 Climax Finals Notebook – Fulfilling Destino

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G-1 Climax Day 15 and 16 Notebook: Down to four

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 15 (Results) and Day 16 (Results) Dates: Aug. 6, 2017 and Aug. 8, 2017 Arenas: Act city Hamamatsu and Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium FAVORITE MATCH – Day 15: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tomohiro Ishii Hands down, Ishii needs to be in the discussion for A Block MVP. He put on yet another… Continue reading G-1 Climax Day 15 and 16 Notebook: Down to four

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G-1 Climax 27 Notebook Days 13-14: Hitting the home stretch

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 13 (Results) and Day 14 (Results) Dates: Aug 4-5, 2017 Arena: Item Ehime and Osaka Prefectural Gym FAVORITE MATCH – Day 13: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Bad Luck Fale Tomohiro Ishii is probably the most overlooked top-flight worker on NJPW’s roster. The guy simply puts on great singles bouts whenever he’s… Continue reading G-1 Climax 27 Notebook Days 13-14: Hitting the home stretch