NJPW New Beginning In Osaka presented Jay White challenging Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in the main event.
Katsuya Kitamura is no longer with NJPW. The 33-year-old has been on the shelf since last March. He was the winner of the 2017 Young LIons Cup.
NJPW New Beginning In Sapporo featured 2 nights of shows and 3 championship matches. In the main event of night 2 in Sapporo, Tetsuya Naito defeated Taichi for the first title defense of what is his 3rd reign.
NJPW’s Road to the New Beginning shows completed this weekend. The promotion features two big events in Sapporo this weekend and another big event in Osaka on February 11th.
Jay White will challenge Hiroshi Tanahashi for the title at the New Beginning in Osaka on February 11th. He was also Chris Jericho’s guest on “Talk is Jericho” this week.
New Japan Pro Wrestling has finally announced the lineups for the New Beginning in USA shows.
New Japan Pro Wrestling presented Wrestle Kingdom 13 and New Year’s Dash this month. They also announced the cards for the New Beginning Shows in Sapporo and Osaka.
New Japan Pro Wrestling has released the lineups for the New Beginning shows on Feb 2nd, 3rd, and 11th. The shows will take place in Sapporo for two nights on Feb. 2nd and 3rd and Osaka on the 11th.
Kushida is leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. One of the most successful junior heavyweight wrestlers of all-time, Kushida says he wants to tour the world and that his time to do so is now.
Kenny Omega has stated he is leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. He also said, however, that he still wants a rematch with Hiroshi Tanahashi.