Wednesday, February 10, 2016
It’s a slight departure for John and Chad today as we dig into all of the hot topics of current “Pro Wrestling” with PWInsider.com writer and longtime wrestling historian, Mike Johnson. Johnson’s take on the modern age of pro wrestling is fascinating. We are able to discuss how “news” becomes news in pro wrestling journalism and how the ever evolving ways we consume media will dictate the future of how professional wrestling or sports entertainment reaches its primary audience. It’s a sure-fire 2 HOUR PLUS Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling “EPIC”, so sit back and enjoy some wrestling banter at its finest.
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PW Insider's Mike Johnson On Does The Way Triple H Runs NXT Remind Him Of How Eric Bischoff Ran WCW:
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New Japan Pro Wrestling “Road to THE NEW BEGINNING”, 1/30/2016 [Sat] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
1,806 Spectators (overcrowded)
(1) David Finlay Jr. vs. Hirai Kawato
◆Winner: Finlay (4:38) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Jay White vs. YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: HASHI (6:20) with a Powerbomb to Jacknife Hold.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Juhsin Thunder Liger vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Tiger Mask IV
◆Winner: Kojima (10:34) following a Lariat on Nakanishi.
(4) Toru Yano & Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Fale (6:55) following the Grenade on Yano.
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(5) KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Captain New Japan vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL & BUSHI
◆Winner: EVIL (8:57) following the EVIL on Captain.
~ BUSHI provoked KUSHIDA after the match, the two are scheduled to face for the IWGP Jr. belt on 2/14.
(6) Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Michael Elgin & Juice Robinson vs. Kenny Omega, Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Cody Hall
◆Winner: Omega (11:43) following a Running Knee on Robinson.
(7) Nakamura’s Send-Off Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Ishii (21:48) following a Vertical Fall style Brainbuster on Shibata.
~ Ishii with the win over Shibata before their match on 2/11.
~ Omega came out to demand who he will face for the IWGP IC belt, Hiroshi Tanahashi, a former IWGP IC Champion, stated that he will accept the challenge. Nakamura agreed on the decision.