Jushin Liger announced his plans to retire at an NJPW press conference held yesterday. The 54-year-old legend said he will hang up his boots after Wrestle Kingdom 14 on January 4th, 2020.
NJPW presented their 47th Anniversary show on March 6th, 2019. Jay White wrestled Will Ospreay in a special champion vs champion non-title match in the main event.
Ryusuke Taguchi has been named as David Finlay’s replacement in the New Japan Cup. Finlay injured his shoulder in the main event of Honor Rising night 2.
David Finlay will miss the New Japan Cup with a shoulder injury. He dislocated his shoulder in the main event of Honor Rising Night 2.
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced both the brackets for the New Japan Cup and the lineup for the 47th Anniversary show today.
ROH/NJPW Honor Rising 2019 featured 6 championship matches spread out over 2 days from Tokyo, Japan’s Korakuen Hall.
Kota Ibushi was recently interviewed by Japanese media outlet, ShuPru, he turned down AEW’s offer last year. He also mentioned he hasn’t spoken to Kenny Omega since Wrestle Kingdom.
NJPW New Beginning In Osaka presented Jay White challenging Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in the main event.