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by Dragonzombie
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: Pro Wrestling NOAH (Discussion)
Replies: 1152
Views: 228745

Re: NOAH - Who is NOAH's savior??

Nobody is Noah's savior. They always been unable to create new long term top stars.
by Dragonzombie
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

Tajiri and his new gaijin big man are next to face violence giants. Hotshotting tag belts is being done to make everyone look so powerful when they switch. While Kai and Tajiri are too small to get the belts combined. Similar to how Marufuji can win the CC but not the Triple Crown. They're enforcing...
by Dragonzombie
Fri May 18, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

The dojo system of AJPW is influenced by the sumo heya system. The way they handle factions is similar to as sumo stables (partially)these days. Similar to defunct SWS.

Baba loved sumo guys and many workers used to be sumos.
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

Yoshitatsu pays for his own. Ultimo does as well. I keep forgetting you're deep into the Japanese side of puro stuff. How you know your airfare stuff though is something else, though. Anyway if they went back to the Mutoh era way of so many guys, they won't make a profit as mentioned in Juns new bo...
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

I think anyone knows most of the lower wrestling roster in wrestling is deadweight. Out of the big leagues, sure. As for oversea guys, you're forgetting the expenses on hotels and air travel and etc. Plus Josh is just one guy who will be gone later. Voodoo murder had more gaijin and Mutoh overspent...
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

I think anyone knows most of the lower wrestling roster in wrestling is deadweight. As for oversea guys, you're forgetting the expenses on hotels and air travel and etc. Plus Josh is just one guy who will be gone later. Voodoo murder had more gaijin and Mutoh overspent in expenses so much he paid wo...
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: NJPW (Discussion)
Replies: 5897
Views: 1058861

Re: Strong Style Spirit - New Japan catch all thread

I hope Okada never loses.
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

They're doing crash tv booking with the titles. So far their fans dont mind in Japan. And in AJPW 80's there was more titles compared to AJPW 90's before the unifications. As for the roster, they want more taller guys while the shorter guys stay in the junior division. Jun loves taller guys and so d...
by Dragonzombie
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

All Asia tags have been open weight for years but it seems they want it on older guys now. Meanwhile the world tags are hot shot belts.
by Dragonzombie
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

https://www.tokyo-sports.co.jp/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/c27101c50206731ace6eea527f2d3e2d.jpg During the CC press meeting, Marufuji expressed interest in beating Jun in his block. Kento however vowed to win it all. Yoshitatsu said (interview before the CC meeting) he wants to face Kento in the Fin...
by Dragonzombie
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: Pro Wrestling NOAH (Discussion)
Replies: 1152
Views: 228745

Re: NOAH - Who is NOAH's savior??

Who or what is the source of that? I guess it time for Kotoge.

01.09.2018 Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan NAOMICHI MARUFUJI 20TH ANNIVERSARY ~ FLIGHT.
by Dragonzombie
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

Haven't watched much of the junior tournament but checking out the 2.25 finals, Sato vs Kotaro was pretty good. Who's this ringside guy in the glasses, trainee? Don't think I have seen him before You're probably thinking of glasses ref Yes that's it. Thanks, completely makes sense. Anyone thinking ...
by Dragonzombie
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: NJPW (Discussion)
Replies: 5897
Views: 1058861

Re: Strong Style Spirit - New Japan catch all thread

I wonder if Elgin will win the Njc. Then he loses to Okada.

I knew Ishii was going to lose, most of modern NJPW booking has easy patterns to figure out that the booking team likes to use. And which workers they like to put in certain places and roles.
by Dragonzombie
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: NJPW (Discussion)
Replies: 5897
Views: 1058861

Re: Strong Style Spirit - New Japan catch all thread

I have a random Young Lions question as it relates to excursions just in case anyone can answer it... does anyone know how excursions are determined? I was curious how it's determined who goes to CMLL vs. ROH for instance. Also, is there any particular reason why some Young Lions go on an excursion...
by Dragonzombie
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: International Wrestling
Topic: King's Road - The All Japan Thread
Replies: 2085
Views: 379270

Re: King's Road - The All Japan Thread

So that will be 15 total wrestlers on the roster soon. The new guy wants to be like mini Kobashi.