Tag: New Japan Pro Wrestling

Big Van Vader and Antonio Inoki Incide a Riot in Sumo Hall

Big Van Vader and Antonio Inoki Incite a Riot in Sumo...

Japanese fans are reserved, but not on this night. Big Van Vader and Antonio Inoki incited a riot in Sumo Hall. Here's how, flaming seat cushions and all.
Andre the Giant and Akira Maeda - How Their Fight Turned REAL in Japan

Andre the Giant and Akira Maeda | How Their Fight Turned...

Having Andre the Giant and Akira Maeda in the ring together created a possibility for volatility, and much like a forest fire, it only needed a spark.

Brock Lesnar, Shinsuke Nakamura and Their Real-Life Battle

How Brock Lesnar's short controversial run in New Japan Pro Wrestling resulted in him stealing the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

Lanny Poffo Auditioning for New Japan Color Commentator Role

Lanny Poffo to New Japan? Lanny responds to questions raised over a recent Wrestling Observer newsletter column by Dave Meltzer.