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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:08 am

did Omega ever come out and say he was returning to New Japan in any place other than the Elite videos on youtube?

I don't remember seeing anyone make a big deal of it anywhere.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby DXvsNWO1994 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:04 am

Brada wrote:I wish they would let Ibushi be Ibushi


Don't forget though, Ibushi is a whacky guy. He loves doing stuff like this.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Mr. Mojo Risin » Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:43 pm

Here's hoping Shibata beats Bad Luck Fale and wins his first singles tournament.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:29 am

agreed. I think you are going to get your wish.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby DXvsNWO1994 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:00 am

Katsuyori Shibata has won the New Japan Cup!

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He issued a challenge to Okada, so we're getting Okada vs. Shibata at Sakura Genesis.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:31 am

I'm not up to date on my NJPW history. Has the cup winner ever walked away with the IWGP title from this tournament win?
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby cgstong » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:51 am

Nagata did in 2008 or 2007 (not sure but know it happened). But more recently Okada and Nakamura did it in the last 5 years. It's how Naito won the title too.

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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Mr. Mojo Risin » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:28 am

cgstong wrote:Nagata did in 2008 or 2007 (not sure but know it happened). But more recently Okada and Nakamura did it in the last 5 years. It's how Naito won the title too.

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Congratulations to Shibata!
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:40 am

I'm an idiot...I did know about Naito....totally forgot.

Didn't know that about the others.

Cool.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby SweetDaddy » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:53 am

I'm a NJPW fan but I'd rather see Disco Inferno than Shibata.

If you've never seen him then you won't understand.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby King of Indy Style » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:03 am

Shibata vs. Okada......gonna be fanfuckingtastic. I love New Japan.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Mr. Mojo Risin » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:21 pm

King of Indy Style wrote:Shibata vs. Okada......gonna be fanfuckingtastic. I love New Japan.


Yeah, this match should fucking kill, but I don't see them putting the title on Shibata unfortunately.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:22 am

SweetDaddy wrote:I'm a NJPW fan but I'd rather see Disco Inferno than Shibata.

If you've never seen him then you won't understand.


Man Sweet Daddy....that's about as bad as it gets.

I would rather see the Invisible Man than see Disco Inferno. Glenn Gilberti couldn't draw flies standing over a pile of crap.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby monster mafia » Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:00 am

NJPW Sakura Genesis 9/4/2017

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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:01 am

Back half of that card is really solid.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby King of Indy Style » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:20 am

There's a really good chance that War Machine makes their PWG debuts as IWGP Tag Champs. That kicks so much ass.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Brada » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:41 am

I think War Machine grabs the straps much sooner than later.
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Mr. Mojo Risin » Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:29 pm

For those of you that can't get enough of Shibata like myself...

https://www.njpw1972.com/card_result/4876
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby cgstong » Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:39 am

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G1 Special in USA Day 2 Meet & Greet
Time & Date 12pm-2pm PST, Sunday July 2, 2017
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300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach CA 90802
* Main doors are accessible off Pine Avenue/ Bay Street. Use the Prom Lobby entrance

G1 Special in USA Day 2
Doors Open at 3:30pm PST Sunday July 2, 2017
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Re: The NJPW Thread

Postby Mike Adamle » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:18 pm

Really hope they go to the Hammerstein for the G1 next year
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