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The 10 best fights of Hiromu Takahashi, according to Dave Meltzer

Hiromu Takahashi, also known as the 'ticking time bomb,' has been one of New Japan Pro Wrestling's most popular junior heavyweight stars for many years since his resounding return to the company at WrestleKingdom 11. Defeating KUSHIDA for the Championship IWGP junior heavyweight champion and aligning himself with Japan's Los Ingobernables, Takahashi has been on fire ever since. RELATED: 10 Things Fans Need To Know About NJPW's Los Ingobernables De Japon Stable Absolutely spectacular wrestling matches against the best fighters. NJPW have to offer, Takahashi has wowed viewers with his explosive and incredibly exciting offense. Which matches rank as Takahashi's best, according to Dave Meltzer and his star rating system in the 'Wrestling Observer Newsletter'? 10 vs. KUSHIDA, IWGP J...
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10 Stacked WWE PPV’s That Didn’t Come Out

WWE has managed to put on some impressive PPVs over the years, shows that have left lasting impressions on fans and got them talking even today. The list of such significant events is endless, including WrestleManias 17, 19 and 21, No Exit 2001, Royal Rumble 2001Y money in the bank 2011. RELATED: 10 Big Booking Decisions In Bad WWE PPVs However, as is now common, with good comes bad, and some pay-per-views have not worked out. Despite the cards promising so much, due to myriad reasons, they failed to ignite crowds or criticism, with a few glaring examples listed below. 10 Summer Slam 2016 A monumental failure considering what was promised and what was shown, SummerSlam 2016 did no one a favor, especially Vince McMahon and his lackeys. Following the brand spli...
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10 behind-the-scenes stories about the TNA era of weekly pay-per-views that we can’t believe

impact wrestling has had its ups and downs over the years, from an underdog project that dared to spring up in the wake of Monday Night Wars, to a clear number two promotion, through various missteps and its current status as, at best, cases, a distant third largest wrestling company behind WWE and AEW. RELATED: 5 Wrestlers Who Rejuvenated Their Careers In TNA (& 5 Careers Who Died) In its early days, TNA focused its efforts on the novel weekly pay-per-view format, an interesting experiment that combined the traditional practice of weekly storytelling with the idea that each show was, in itself, a kind of pay-per-view spectacular. The company had its share of interesting behind-the-scenes moments from the summer of 2002 to the spring of 2004. 10 The Harris twins had to fix the ...
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John Cena’s 2003 Shows How WWE Should Book New Superstars

John Cena may have gotten off to a rocky start finding his big break on Smackdown during the early years of the Ruthless Aggression Era, but to his credit, adopting the "Doctor of Thuganomic" persona launched him into stardom. Although he made his Smackdown debut against Kurt Angle, John Cena did not have an eventful year in 2002. It wasn't until 2003 that his career took off, fully embracing his new badass persona, with his actions soaring to new heights due to the rise. from John Cena to the top in 2003, is a prime example of how WWE's creative pool should help new Superstars just debuting. THE SPORTSMAN OF THE DAY VIDEO RELATED: Why The John Cena vs. CM Punk's rivalry worked very well in WWE It was a creative direction for John Cena There are certain instances where a wrest...
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Why does Ronda Rousey have to beat Liv Morgan at SummerSlam?

Liv Morgan winning the Money in the Bank briefcase and then cashing in on the same night to win the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship was a feel-good moment, for sure. There is no question about the fact that Liv has worked tremendously hard over the past few years. She has improved tremendously, and while not many thought she would become a world champion when she was first called up to the main roster, she is certainly at that level now. THE SPORTSMAN OF THE DAY VIDEO She is very good in the ring and can more than hold her own on the microphone. Most importantly, she has a genuine, organic connection with the fans, which is hard to find in wrestling these days. However, despite all its qualities, Ronda Rousey must beat her for the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship when the two m...
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Age, height, relationship status and more to know about the WWE NXT wrestler

Nikkita Lyons is a huge prospect for WWE with the potential to be an elite name in the WWE women's division. Gifted with agility, charisma, ferocity and looks, the self-proclaimed Leona has been impressive since she made her debut in NXT 2.0. Given her success in such a short time on the developmental brand, Lyons could become the future NXT Women's Champion. RELATED: Tamina Snuka: Age, Height, Marital Status & More Things You Should Know About Her Nikkita Lyons is done, and most fans love her as a babyface. The talented Superstar has had an incredible career journey before coming to WWE. Without further ado, let's take a look at some facts about the NXT 2.0 Leona. Is she currently dating someone? 9 Her real name is Faith Jefferies. Professional wrestlers p...
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Jim Ross believes that the absence of AEW House Shows is a good recruiting tool

Legendary play-by-play announcer Jim "JR" Ross believes AEW's relatively light schedule is one of the reasons the company has been able to attract some of the biggest names in the world of professional wrestling. “AEW, we don't even do the house shows” Good Ol' JR said during a recent installment of his Grilling JR podcast. “Our guys work a travel day and a production day, so they have one of the best schedules in pro wrestling history and they're making a lot of money in AEW, and their longevity is going to go up, I think we'll see. ," he continued. THE SPORTSMAN OF THE DAY VIDEO WWE Superstars are subjected to a grueling work schedule with very little downtime. Between television tapings, live shows, premium live events, public appearances, and travel, most WWE ros...
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AEW’s roster of women is huge, but it hardly gets any TV time

No promotion is perfect, and therefore praise as AEW could get, they leave a lot to be desired. One area of ​​weakness that is constantly the subject of deserved criticism is the company's handling of the women's division. Just as other areas of the card have been able to book, the women's division still feels a few steps behind. Now in its fourth year of operation, AEW seems pretty comfortable with the men's singles and tag divisions, but not so much with the women's roster. They have definitely produced some big stars, but overall AEW is mishandling the potential of so many members of the women's division. In essence, it all comes down to how little is used at all. THE SPORTSMAN OF THE DAY VIDEO RELATED: Britt Baker and Adam Cole's Owen Hart Tournament Wins Already Forgotten ...
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Jade Cargill’s undefeated streak is now longer than Goldberg’s

Jade Cargill He is quite on the run in AEW. When the TBS champion debuted in March 2021, she was actually wrestling her first match. A tag team match in which she teamed with Shaquille O'Neal to defeat Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet. Cargill has fought almost exclusively in singles matches ever since, winning every single one of them. Jade Cargill has surpassed Goldberg In fact, 500 days later, Cargill's record is 34 wins and zero losses. He's pretty impressive, but he has a long way to go until he catches up with Goldberg's undefeated streak. The two have been compared quite regularly since Goldberg enjoyed the same treatment when he debuted in WCW. He had no previous wrestling experience, but he won his first 173 matches before suffering defeat. THE SPORTSMAN OF THE DAY VIDEO RE...
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Every Darby Allin AEW rivalry, ranked from worst to best

Despite Darby Allin wasn't one of the AEW 'originals' signed when the company started, he quickly rose through the ranks as one of the most popular stars in the entire company after his debut, and is often referred to as one of the 'four pillars of the company, with his age and potential making him look like a future world champion. RELATED: Every Adam Page AEW Rivalry, Ranked From Worst To Best Allin has had several fights in AEW thus far, some of which have been amazing, while others have been a bit lackluster, with a few others in between as well. Not every person he has had a match against constitutes a 'rivalry', but his main and most notable feuds will be discussed here. 9 Hardy Family Office/ Andrade Family Office The whole thing about Family Office ...