Author: Joe Lanza

DG “Infinity Mugendai” iPPV Hits a Solid Double

Dragon Gate’s first ever live iPPV offering (following up last months taped “Dead or Alive” iPPV show), which was essentially a live episode of Dragon Gate Infinity (the 300th edition of the show that I’ve been voting ‘Best Weekly Televsion Show’ in the WON Awards for so many years straight that I can’t even recall what I voted for the last time I didn’t vote for Infinity), was exactly what you would expect from a Dragon Gate show. A collection of sprints with hot action, creative spots, flawless execution, and long promos with heavy emphasis on storylines, with plenty of Dragon Gate’s unique comedy sprinkled in. Dragon Gate comedy is not quite the business exposing “wink, wink” Chikara style comedy, and not quite the juvenile WWE style comedy, but more like campy, clever fun.

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NJPW ‘Dominion’ 2013 Proves to Be More Than a One Match Show

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, the hottest act in wrestling (with apologies to The Shield) is Prince Devitt’s Bullet Club.

Devitt’s well crafted heel turn, teased for months on his twitter account and solidified when he attacked Apollo 55 tag team partner Ryusuke Taguchi following the team’s loss to Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) at ‘Invasion Attack’ in April, has freshened up his stale white meat babyface persona and exposed his never before seen ability to portray the asshole heel, a role that he is so good at it’s hard to remember that not too long ago he was the cleanest of clean cut babyfaces.

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New Japan Pro Wrestling “Dominion” (June 22, 2013)

New Japan Pro Wrestling is back on iPPV, this time with New Japan Pro Wrestling “Dominion 2013”. Dominion takes place on June 22, 2013 at the Osaka Bodymaker Coloseeum. Unfortunately for us Americans, it will be a slightly rough watch as the show goes live at 4:00 a.m. EST/3:00 a.m. CST that’s never stopped us and it won’t this time. We will be live-tweeting the event.

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New Japan ‘Invasion Attack’ Continues To Raise The Bar

At this point, if you aren’t paying attention to New Japan Pro Wrestling, you probably never will. And that’s your loss, because you’re missing something truly special. Especially if you are one of the many fans disenfranchised with the national television wrestling scene in the United States. A compelling alternative is directly below your nose, and if you are willingly ignoring it, well, it’s hard to feel bad for you if you don’t like what you see on Monday & Thursday nights.

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