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Best podcasts about iwgp united states championship

Latest podcast episodes about iwgp united states championship

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts
New Jabroni Pro-Wrestling w/ Daniel and Bensaw: Nights 8 and 9

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 106:55


What a weekend! While Bonesaw traipeses around Iceland, Daniel found a new, better Bonesaw to take his place until he comes back! Joined by Ben Senter of Bif Radio (also found at jabroniu.com), the boys cover Nights 8 and 9 of G1 Climax 32, which featured a technical masterclass between Hiroshi Tanahashi and Zack Sabre Jr., and a real sleeper match between Tetsuya Naito and Evil!

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts
New Jabroni Pro-Wrestling w/ Daniel and Jake Sterling: Nights 6 and 7

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 93:25


While Bonesaw is away, the mice will play! Daniel's first extra special guest for coverage of Nights 6 and 7 is pro-wrestler Heartless Jake Sterling! The boys are surprised at the quality of these mid-week shows which featured thrilling matches between David Finlay and Juice Robinson on Night 6 and Tomohiro Ishii and Tama Tonga on Night 7! Also, Daniel looks in the other direction as Jake Sterling tells him all the maneuvers he's going to bring to America!

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts
New Jabroni Pro-Wrestling w/ Daniel and Bonesaw: Nights 1 and 2

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 77:32


It's G1 season, baby! We're back on the summer schedule, and for NJPW's 50th anniversary, we've got an extra big-ass G1 field! Night 1 featured an excellent showdown between Will Ospreay and El Phantasmo, and Night 2 had an absolute grudge match between Zack Sabre Jr. and Kenta! Speaking of anniversaries, Daniel and Bonesaw have drinks at the ready for their 4-year Jabroniversary, and they're gonna need 'em, because once again, you the listener will be provided with commentary for EVERY. DAMN. SHOW. Prepare to be sick of us!

Deep Six Wrestling Podcast
AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door + AEW Blood And Guts 2022 Results, Recap, & Review

Deep Six Wrestling Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 55:29


Join Pat for a special solo show of the DEEP SIX WRESTLING PODCAST! This episode is a dual episode, with it serving as our review of AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door, a major cross-promotional PPV event from Sunday, June 26, and the latest episode of AEW Dynamite, which was dubbed BLOOD AND GUTS, with the headlining match being the second-ever BLOOD AND GUTS MATCH in AEW, with The Jericho Appreciation Society facing The Blackpool Combat Club, Eddie Kingston, Santana, and Ortiz in the main event. The first half of the episode is dedicated to Forbidden Door, talking about Thunder Rosa vs Toni Storm for the AEW Women's Championship, Orange Cassidy vs Will Ospreay for the IWGP United States Championship, Adam Cole getting injured during the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship 4-way with Cole vs Jay White vs Hangman Page vs Kazuchika Okada, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Jon Moxley for the Interim AEW World Championship! Also featured on the June 29th episode of AEW DYNAMITE, Jade Cargill vs Leila Grey for the AEW TBS Championship, Orange Cassidy vs Ethan Page, Dark Luchasaurus (with Christian Cage) vs Serpentico, and Danhausen & FTR vs Gunn Club & Max Caster. Be sure to subscribe for more wrestling coverage, including reviews of New Japan Pro Wrestling events, weekly AEW Dynamite reviews, more Impact Wrestling coverage, and our newly-debuted NXT TAKEOVER RETROSPECTIVE series! Our Social Media & Other Platforms: Follow our Twitter || Like us on Facebook || Check out The Deep Six Wrestling YouTube || You can find Rob's Gaming/Music Content on YouTube and Twitch || Pat's Film Blog can be found on Medium The Deep Six Wrestling Podcast is available on: Anchor || Spotify || Apple Podcasts || Stitcher || TuneIn || Breaker || Google Podcasts || Podbay || Owltail --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/DeepSixWrestling/support

Pro Wrestling Rehab Podcast
AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door Review

Pro Wrestling Rehab Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 20:30


The dream supershow between AEW and New Japan Pro Wrestling has happened, what seem like a cursed show because of a ton of injuries. It's AEW vs NJPW as Jon Moxley takes on Hiroshi Tanahashi to see who's the Interm AEW World Champion. Jay White defends the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Hangman Page, Adam Cole and Kazuchika Okada. Will Ospreay defends the IWGP United States Championship against Orange Cassidy, a winner takes all 3 way tag team Championship match as ROH Tag Team champions FTR takes on the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Jeff Cobb and The Great-O-Khan and Roppongi Vice. Zack Sabre Jr takes on a Mystery opponent of Bryan Danielson's choosing and much more. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Just Pro Wrestling News
Title Match On SmackDown.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 4:18


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com Like the show? Support the show and get bonus content at https://www.patreon.com/justprowrestlingnews I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Friday, May 13, 2022. This update is brought to you by IndyWrestling.us. (STINGER: WWE) There's a title match being promoted for Friday's SmackDown. Sasha Banks & Naomi will defend the WWE Women's Tag Titles against Shayna Baszler & Natalya. Ilja Dragunov is still the NXT UK Champion. He beat Jordan Devlin on Thursday's episode. As a result, Devlin must leave NXT UK. Also on the show, Ashton Smith & Oliver Carter beat Joe & Mark Coffey…and NXT 2.0's Ivy Nile beat Nina Samuels. Post Wrestling reports NXT is expected to resume touring in Florida next month. (STINGER: AEW) Friday's Rampage is once again at a VERY early start time: 5:30 PM Eastern. Scorpio Sky defends the TNT Championship against Frankie Kazarian. Ruby Soho faces Riho in an Owen Hart Foundation Tournament quarterfinal. Plus, Death Triangle vs. The Butcher, The Blade & Marq Quen…and Shawn Spears vs. Bear Boulder. (STINGER: Impact) Josh Alexander will defend the Impact World Championship at the Slammiversary pay-per-view…against Eric Young. Young earned the title shot by winning a Gauntlet for the Gold on Thursday's Impact. Earlier, Alexander & New Japan's Tomohiro Ishii beat Bullet Club's Jay White & El Phantasmo. Ishii pinned ELP. The Knockouts Championship will be defended at Slammiversary in the first-ever Queen of the Mountain match. Tasha Steelz will defend the gold against Chelsea Green, Jordynne Grace, Deonna Purrazzo, and Mia Yim. Kenny King will be in the Ultimate X match for Ace Austin's X-Division Title at Slammiversary. He qualified by beating Chris Bey on Thursday's Impact. Four open slots remain to be filled for the match. Also on Thursday's show, The Influence retained the Knockouts Tag Titles by beating Gisele Shaw & Alisha. Octagon Jr. is the new MLW Caribbean Champion. He dethroned Mil Muertes in a 4-way that also included El Dragon and El Hijo de LA Park. Octagon pinned Dragon for the win. Also on Thursday's Fusion, Jacob Fatu won an Apocalypto Match against Bestia 666…and Hollidead beat Chik Tormenta. (STINGER: NJPW) New Japan presents its Capital Collision pay-per-view from Washington, DC Saturday night. Hiroshi Tanahashi will defend the IWGP United States Championship in a 4-way against Will Ospreay, Jon Moxley & ROCK HARD Juice Robinson. IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada is on the card. He's teaming with Trent Beretta against Bullet Club's Jay White & Hikuleo. Plus, Eddie Kingston vs. Tomohiro Ishii… Minoru Suzuki vs. Brody King… Great-O-Khan vs. Chase Owens… and more. The show is a FITE TV exclusive starting at 7PM Eastern Saturday night. Back in Japan, the Best of the Super Jr. tournament begins on Sunday… Here are the tournament matches you'll see: IWGP Jr. Champ Taiji Ishimori vs. YOH… Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi… SHO vs. Francesco Akira… Alex Zayne vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru… Ace Austin vs. Clark Connors. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for Friday, May 13th. Be sure to subscribe to this feed so you don't miss our next update. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

Just Pro Wrestling News
Bullet Club Dominates New Japan Dontaku.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 6:16


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com Like the show? Support the show and get bonus content at https://www.patreon.com/justprowrestlingnews I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, May 2, 2022. This update is brought to you by IndyWrestling.us. (STINGER: NJPW) Bullet Club dominated New Japan's Wrestling Dontaku show on Sunday…adding championships and a new member! We're going to run through this chronologically. First, Bullet Club's Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens are the new IWGP Tag Team Champions. They pinned Hirooki Goto to win a 3-way over Goto & YOSHI-HASHI…and the former champs Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb. In the following match, Tama Tonga beat EVIL to win the NEVER Openweight Title. But right after the 3-count, Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows made a surprise appearance to beat up Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and Jado. Next, Bullet Club's Taiji Ishimori beat El Desperado to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title. The semi-main event was up next: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Tomohiro Ishii to win the vacant IWGP United States Championship. Chase Owens confronted Tanahashi after the match, setting him up for a blindside attack by a masked man - who revealed himself to be Juice Robinson, who is now part of Bullet Club. Robinson had said he would be leaving New Japan when his contract expired at the end of April. Juice is a LIAR!. Finally came the main event. Kazuchika Okada beat Tetsuya Naito to retain the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship. But just when it appeared the show-ending celebration was over, Jay White showed up - back in Japan for the first time in about a year. White and the rest of the refreshed Bullet Club lineup laid out Okada to close the show. Okada is now set to defend against White at Dominion on June 12th. Also announced for Dominion…Anderson will challenge Tama Tonga for the NEVER Title…and Owens & Fale will defend the tag titles against Cobb & Great-O-Khan. Shingo Takagi will defend the KOPW 2022 trophy against Taichi at Dominion. Taichi pinned Takagi with a Gedo Clutch to win a 6-man tag at Wrestling Dontaku. Other results from that show, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato beat DOUKI & Yoshinobu Kanemaru to hold onto their junior tag titles. Hiromu Takahashi beat YOH. And Tanga Loa beat Yujiro Takahashi. Tokyo Sports reports Tetsuya Naito will undergo a second surgery to address double vision in his right eye. The first procedure was back in 2019 and Naito missed a few weeks of action. New Japan Sunday also announced the field for the Best of the Super Juniors tournament. It includes a number of foreigners and fresh faces for New Japan fans. They include AEW star and Ring of Honor Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta…Impact X-Division Champion Ace Austin…U.S. indie standout Alex Zayne…GLEAT's El Lindaman…New Japan newcomer Francesco Akira…Titan from CMLL...and a couple of regulars from New Japan Strong: Clark Connors and TJP. The tournament begins on Sunday, May 15th. TJP was on Saturday's New Japan Strong…and he took a loss to Mascara Dorada. Also on the show, Jay Lethal beat Ren Narita…and The DKC beat Kevin Knight. Brody King vs. Minoru Suzuki has been added to the Capital Collision show in Washington, D.C. on May 14th. (STINGER: WWE) Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns & SmackDown Tag Champs The Usos are being promoted for tonight's RAW. This follows a big change to the lineup for WrestleMania Backlash. The tag team championship unification match is no longer on the card. Instead, it'll be Reigns and The Usos vs. Drew McIntyre & the RAW Tag Champs RK-Bro. The change was made during last Friday's SmackDown. McIntyre came to the rescue of RK-Bro after they were attacked by Reigns & The Usos. WWE released TEN individuals associated with its NXT brand and Performance Center, including Dakota Kai, Dexter Lumis, Draco Anthony, Harland, Malcolm Bivens, and Persia Pirotta. WWE's big show in Cardiff, Wales in the United Kingdom in September will be called “Clash At The Castle” (STINGER: AEW) AEW announced the early start time for this Friday's episode of Rampage - 5:30 PM Eastern. This is due to coverage of the NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs on TNT. On last Friday's Rampage, Darby Allin qualified for the Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament. He beat Swerve Strickland. Tonight's Dark: Elevation has DDT Pro's Konosuke Takeshita vs. Ring of Honor star Rhett Titus. Another former ROH star, Cheeseburger, will take on Tony Nese. Plus, Nyla Rose & Emi Sakura vs. Anna Jay & Kris Statlander. AEW stars were all over AAA's Triplemania XXX show in Monterrey Saturday night. The Young Bucks beat AAA Mega Champion Hijo Del Vikingo & Fenix in the main event. Vikingo took the pin. Sammy Guevara & Tay Conti won the AAA Mixed Tag Team Titles. Back in Japan… Go Shiozaki is the new GHC Heavyweight Champion. He beat Kaito Kiyomiya to win the vacant title at Pro-Wrestling NOAH's show over the weekend. Shiozaki is now set to defend the GHC Title against Satoshi Kojima at the Cyber Fight Festival on June 12th. Also announced for the Cyber Fight Festival - Rob Van Dam. MIRAI is the winner of Stardom's Cinderella Tournament. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, May 2nd. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

Just Pro Wrestling News
COVID-19 Issues In Major Promotions.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 5:50


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com Like the show? Support the show and get bonus content at https://www.patreon.com/justprowrestlingnews I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Thursday, April 28, 2022. A special welcome to those of you listening on TheWrestlingRevolution.com. If you want to bring our updates to your website...email us: desk@justprowrestlingnews.com. We're being reminded that we are far from done with COVID-19. The global pandemic is altering plans in multiple promotions. (STINGER: NJPW) Will Ospreay is among the latest to test positive for COVID. New Japan pulled Ospreay from Sunday's Wrestling Dontaku show. Ospreay was scheduled to battle Hiroshi Tanahashi for the vacant IWGP United States Championship. Tomohiro Ishii will now step into the title match. Tatsumi Fujinami is also off the Dontaku card after testing positive for COVID. In Pro-Wrestling NOAH, Kazuyuki Fujita has vacated the GHC Heavyweight Championship after he tested positive for COVID. Go Shiozaki will wrestle for the vacant title on NOAH's show on Saturday. His opponent has not been announced, but Kaito Kiyomiya challenged Shiozaki at a news conference on Wednesday. (STINGER: AEW) The main event is officially set for Double or Nothing. Hangman Page will defend the AEW Championship against CM Punk. The match was announced on last night's Dynamite. But Hangman was not there for it. He missed the show due to - you guessed it - COVID-19. Scorpio Sky is once again the TNT Champion. He took the title from Sammy Guevara in the main event of last night's Dynamite. Rey Fenix returned to AEW TV for the first time since a gruesome arm injury in January. He and the rest of Death Triangle staged a surprise attack on the House of Black. This is especially good news for fans looking forward to seeing Fenix in action Saturday…at AAA's Triplemania show in Monterrey, Mexico. Getting back to last night's Dynamite, Wardlow beat Lance Archer. MJF hinted at Wardlow's next opponent. (MJF Teases Morrissey) That clip from last night's Dynamite. In the battle of FTR, Dax Harwood pinned Cash Wheeler with a rollup to qualify for the Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament. Serena Deeb forced Hikaru Shida to submit to the Texas Cloverleaf in their Philly Street Fight. AEW Women's Champ Thunder Rosa was shown watching backstage. The Undisputed Elite - Adam Cole, reDRagon & the Young Bucks - complete with t-shirts for the newly minted group beat the Varsity Blonds, Dante Martin, Brock Anderson & Lee Johnson, who took the pin. The Blackpool Combat Club beat The Factory's Aaron Solo, Nick Comoroto & QT Marshall. The Jericho Appreciation Society laid out Santana, Ortiz & Eddie Kingston - including Chris Jericho throwing a fireball in Kingston's face. (STINGER: ROH) The undisputed Ring of Honor Women's Champion will be decided on next Wednesday's Dynamite. The current champion, Impact Wrestling's Deonna Purrazzo will face Mercedes Martinez, who won the interim title last month at Supercard of Honor. (STINGER: Impact) The Impact World Championship is on the line on tonight's episode. It's a Rebellion rematch, with Josh Alexander defending against Moose. Plus, Knockouts Champion Tasha Steelz & Savannah Evans vs. Decay's Havok & Rosemary…Honor No More's Eddie Edwards, Matt Taven & Mike Bennett vs. Speedball Mike Bailey & The Motor City Machine Guns… Bhupinder Gujjar vs. VSK… The Briscoes will be on tonight's show. The IInspiration announced Wednesday they are stepping away from in-ring action indefinitely. There's an MLW Heavyweight Championship match on tonight's Fusion. It's the Intimidation Games main event - with Alex Hammerstone defending the gold in a 3-way against Jacob Fatu and THE BLACK HAND OF CONTRA Mads Krugger. Plus, Microman, Aramis, & KC Navarro vs. Arez, Mini Abismo Negro & Gino Medina (STINGER: WWE) Today's NXT UK will feature a contract signing for next week's championship match between Ilja Dragunov and Jordan Devlin. Plus, Xia Brookside will be in action. Turning back to Japan, Stardom has a big show on Friday. The Cinderella Tournament winner will be crowned. The semifinals have MIRAI vs. Natsupoi and Koguma vs. Saya Iida. The winners meet in the final later in the show. Also on Friday's card: Syuri defends the World of Stardom Title against Himeka…and AZM defends the High Speed Title against Mei Suruga. ZERO1 announced an inter-promotional event on June 4th to raise funds for injured pro wrestling legend Shinjiro Ohtani. New Japan and NOAH will be part of it.. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for Thursday, April 28th. Our next update comes your way tomorrow morning, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review.. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts
New Jabroni Pro-Wrestling w/ Daniel and Bonesaw: Hyper Battle '22

Jabroni University » Jabroni U Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 59:05


Forget Sakura Genesis! Flowers are for botanists! We like futuristic laser wars from the 80's, so it's Hyper Battle season! Daniel and Bonesaw discuss the night's events, which culminated in a hyper battle betweeen Zack Sabre Jr. and Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship! Also mentioned, The Cheese v Aaron Nova at Civil Brawl and Stone Cold Steve Austin v Kevin Owens at Wrestlemania Night 1!

Just Pro Wrestling News
Updates To WrestleMania Card After Elimination Chamber.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 5:48


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, February 21, 2022. This update is brought to you by IndyWrestling.us. (STINGER: WWE) New matches are now set for WrestleMania following Saturday's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Brock Lesnar will meet Roman Reigns in a Champion vs. Champion, Winner Takes All match. Lesnar won the WWE Championship in the men's Chamber match on Saturday. The former champion, Bobby Lashley, never got into the match. He was removed from the match after being struck by a busted glass panel on his pod after a Seth Rollins powerbomb to Austin Theory. And now, there are reports that Lashley is dealing with a legitimate shoulder injury. Bianca Belair will challenge Becky Lynch for the RAW Women's Championship at WrestleMania…after Belair won the women's Chamber match on Saturday. As of Monday morning, there are no matches announced for tonight's RAW. (STINGER: Impact) What is happening in Bullet Club? Jay White TURNED on Tama Tonga…and cost the Guerrillas Of Destiny their title match against the Impact Tag Champs the Good Brothers at Impact's No Surrender show Saturday night. White shared a “Too Sweet” with the Good Brothers and Chris Bey. Earlier in the show, White beat Eric Young. The other major development from No Surrender: The group of Ring of Honor outcasts calling themselves Honor No More is apparently in Impact to stay. They beat Team Impact when Eddie Edwards - who had been found unconscious backstage earlier in the show - returned to screw Team Impact and join up with Honor No More. Moose beat W. Morrissey to retain the Impact World Title. Mickie James beat Tasha Steelz to hold on to the Knockouts Title. Deonna Purrazzo beat Miranda Alize to retain the ROH Women's Championship. Matt Cardona is still the Digital Media Champion, but it took a DQ win over Jordynne Grace. Jake Something won a 4-way to become the #1 contender for the X-Division Title. (STINGER: AEW) Kenny Omega is still at least a couple of months away from returning. He told Wrestling Observer Radio, he still needs to get hernia surgery. Recovery time for that would be about six-to-eight weeks and Omega says he could be ready to return after that. Tonight's Dark Elevation has a big 10-man tag: Jay Lethal, Lee Johnson, Frankie Kazarian, Brock Anderson, and Matt Sydal vs. The Wingmen's Peter Avalon, JD Drake & Cezar Bononi, and Chaos Project. Plus, Nyla Rose, LEGIT Leyla Hirsch & Emi Sakura vs. A.Q.A, Skye Blue & Kiera Hogan. Former 2-time Ohio Valley Wrestling Women's Champion Haley J will be on the show…for a match against Ruby Soho. Plus, Violence Is Forever - Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku - are in an 8-man tag. (STINGER: New Japan) New Japan unveiled a 48-man field for this year's New Japan Cup tournament - the largest ever! That means plenty of room for first-time entrants, including Tiger Mask, El Phantasmo, Master Wato, DOUKI, Dick Togo, Taka Michinoku, CIMA…and Young Lions Kosei Fujita, Ryohei Oiwa, Yuto Nakashima, Some notable names returning to Japan for the tournament: Will Ospreay and the Guerrillas of Destiny - Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa. The bracket is out there. The tournament begins on March 2nd with eight first-round matches. The big one is IWGP World Champ Kazuchika Okada vs. junior champ El Desperado. The card for New Japan's 50th Anniversary show on March 1st is now set. The main event will be a 6-man tag: Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshiaki Fujiwara. Some other unexpected names on the card…former IWGP Tag Team & Junior Champ Shiro Koshinaka…Minoru Tanaka - who is a Former IWGP AND GHC Jr & Jr Tag Champ…PLUS, the #STRONGHEARTS trio of CIMA, El Lindaman & T-Hawk. There will also be a champion vs. champion match: IWGP Tag Champs Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI vs. the new junior tag champs Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi. Wato & Taguchi won the titles on Saturday's show. Also on that show, SANADA beat Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP United States Championship. Kazuchika Okada is still the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion. He beat Tetsuya Naito on Sunday. Also on Sunday, Toru Yano beat Minoru Suzuki in a Dog Cage Match to claim the KOPW 2022 trophy. On Saturday's New Japan Strong…Jay White beat Jay Lethal…Fred Rosser beat Gabriel Kidd…and the Defy Wrestling Tag Team Champions Midnight Heat beat Kevin Knight & The DKC. Back in Japan…In Dragon Gate, Kzy, UT & JACKY "FUNKY" KAMEI are the new Open The Triangle Gate Champions. Taya Valkyrie is the new #1 contender for AAA's women's championship, currently held by Deonna Purrazzo. Valkyrie returned at AAA's show on Saturday. Rey Fenix was advertised but did NOT wrestle. He's still out with an injured arm. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for ______. Our next update comes your way ____, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review.. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

Just Pro Wrestling News
WWE SmackDown Preview. NXT: Level Up Premieres Tonight.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 5:34


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Friday, February 18, 2022. This update is brought to you by IndyWrestling.us. (STINGER: WWE) The stars of WWE are in Saudi Arabia for Saturday's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Tonight's SmackDown was recorded last week. We'll see Shinsuke Nakamura defend the Intercontinental Championship against Sami Zayn. Goodbye 205 Live. Hello, NXT: Level Up. The premiere is tonight at 10 PM Eastern on Peacock and the WWE Network. Tonight's card includes Kushida vs. Edris Enofe… Harland vs. Javier Bernal… And Fallon Henley & Kayla Inlay team up to face Diamond Mine's Ivy Nile and the debuting Tatum Paxley. Paxley was signed after WWE's tryouts in Las Vegas during the SummerSlam weekend. On Thursday's NXT UK…Jordan Devlin beat Wolfgang… Sam Gradwell pinned Kenny Williams. But after the match…Williams attacked Gradwell and cut off Gradwell's mohawk! Also on the show, Emilia McKenzie beat Angel Hayze…and Stevie Turner defeated Myla Grace. WWE has parted ways with longtime Spanish language announcer Carlos Cabrera. He'd been with the company for nearly 30 years. WWE Hall of Famer and backstage producer D-Von Dudley says he will never wrestle again after he recently underwent spinal surgery. (STINGER: AEW) New Japan Pro-Wrestling's Jay White makes his AEW in-ring debut on tonight's Rampage. He'll go one-on-one against Trent Beretta. Also on tonight's show…Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Dante Martin in a Face of the Revolution Ladder Match qualifier. Plus, Adam Cole vs. Dark Order's 10…and Serena Deeb hosts another five-minute challenge. (STINGER: Impact) Last night's Impact was the last stop before Saturday's No Surrender special. Ace Austin will join Jake Something, Chris Bey, and SPEEDBALL Mike Bailey in the X-Division #1 contender match at No Surrender. Austin won a 3-way last night over Blake Christian and Laredo Kid. Austin pinned Christian with The Fold. Deonna Purrazzo announced she will host another open challenge at No Surrender. Purrazzo currently holds the ROH Women's Title and AAA's women's championship. Before their team's clash at No Surrender…Team Impact's Chris Sabin used a rollup to pin Honor No More's Kenny King. Knockouts #1 contender Tasha Steelz & Savannah Evans beat Knockouts Champion Mickie James & Chelsea Green. Steelz used a crucifix pin on James to get the win. Bullet Club's Jay White, Tama Tonga, & Tanga Loa beat Violent By Design's Eric Young, Joe Doering, & Deaner, who took the pin. Also last night, Gisele Shaw beat Lady Frost…and Masha Slamovich beat Kiah Dream. A video package at the top of the show recapped Josh Alexander's storyline suspension last week, despite news earlier this week that Alexander is now a free agent. 5150 is still the MLW Tag Team Champs. They beat Los Parks in a ladder match on last night's Fusion. Also on the show, Davey Richards beat ACH…and All Japan's Saito Brothers beat Gnarls Garvin & Budd Heavy. Lio Rush is returning to MLW. He'll be back for April's Kings of Colosseum show in Philadelphia. The “Control Your Narrative” promotion founded by EC3 and Adam Scherr appears to be finding some solid ground on which to build. The co-founders announced Thursday that the announcement of a network TV deal for the promotion is “imminent”. The CYN promotion has shows coming up on March 5th in Orlando, Florida…and March 31st in Dallas. The Dallas show will be the taping for the new TV show. Minoru Suzuki will work GCW shows in April - including Spring Break 6 and Bloodsport. (STINGER: New Japan) New Japan has a pair of big shows coming up this weekend. THREE title matches are on Saturday's card. The main event is Hiroshi Tanahashi defending the IWGP United States Championship against SANADA. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI defend the IWGP Tag Titles against EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi. PLUS, a 4-way for the junior tag titles. Tiger Mask & Robbie Eagles will be challenged by Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo…Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi…and El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru. In Mexico, AAA announced Thursday it has cut ties with The Crash. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for ______. Our next update comes your way ____, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review.. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown