Fale Dojo Young Lion Anthony Richards joins NJPW Dojo

Fale Dojo Young Lion Anthony Richards joins NJPW Dojo

“New Year, New Me.” This is a common new year’s resolution that people post on their social media during the...
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Wrestle Kingdom 13: The Striker vs. The Grappler

Wrestle Kingdom 13: The Striker vs. The Grappler

It is an exciting time to be a pro wrestling fan. New Japan Pro Wrestling will start the 2019 wrestling...
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Remembering ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

Remembering ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

“Well you know something, Mean Gene!” This phrase, made famous by Hulk Hogan is just one of many lines that...
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The Young Lions journey with Michael Richards and Andrew Villalobos

The Young Lions journey with Michael Richards and Andrew Villalobos

In October 2018, Michael Richards and Andrew Villalobos joined the ranks of the New Japan Pro Wrestling Dojo in Tokyo....
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Remembering the Dynamite Kid

Remembering the Dynamite Kid

Thomas Billington, known famously as the Dynamite Kid, was one half of the tag team, the British Bulldogs along with...
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Bullet Club dominates New Japan’s dream team

Bullet Club dominates New Japan’s dream team

“You can’t beat me, you can’t beat us, you can’t beat the Bullet Club”. This was the statement that “Switchblade”...
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NZ Strong Style – An Ally, Not A Colony

NZ Strong Style – An Ally, Not A Colony

Since the reports began to surface about the WWE approaching the wrestlers on the NXT UK brand with new contracts...
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Interview with Fale Dojo Head Trainer Tony Kozina

Interview with Fale Dojo Head Trainer Tony Kozina

Tony Kozina is a seasoned pro of the wrestling profession with more than 20 years experience. Nicknamed the "Canadian Cougar",...
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Interview with Veteran Wrestling Broadcaster Ken Resnick – His Return to Television

Interview with Veteran Wrestling Broadcaster Ken Resnick – His Return to Television

Ken Resnick is a veteran broadcaster. He is remembered for his roles as an interviewer with the AWA, and the...
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Wrestling is a Metaphor for Life – Bullet Club OG vs. Being the Elite

Wrestling is a Metaphor for Life – Bullet Club OG vs. Being the Elite

‘Wrestling is a Metaphor for Life” is a series of articles that looks at past rivalries in pro wrestling. Influenced...
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Fale Dojo Young Lion Anthony Richards joins NJPW Dojo

“New Year, New Me.” This is a common new year’s resolution that people post on their social media during the early part of January. Bullet Club’s Tama Tonga made his “New year, new me” resolution known by announcing on Twitter that he was turning over a new leaf. With sincerity and remorse, Tama sought forgiveness Read More …

Wrestle Kingdom 13: The Striker vs. The Grappler

It is an exciting time to be a pro wrestling fan. New Japan Pro Wrestling will start the 2019 wrestling calendar with their biggest event, Wrestle Kingdom 13. This extravaganza has become widely popular with fans across the globe since New Japan began to expand their market. As a Fale Dojo staff member, which of Read More …

Remembering ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund

“Well you know something, Mean Gene!” This phrase, made famous by Hulk Hogan is just one of many lines that are associated with ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund. The legendary wrestling broadcaster was an active part of the wrestling profession for almost 50 years, having worked as the lead interviewer with the American Wrestling Association (AWA), WWE, and Read More …

The Young Lions journey with Michael Richards and Andrew Villalobos

In October 2018, Michael Richards and Andrew Villalobos joined the ranks of the New Japan Pro Wrestling Dojo in Tokyo. Prior to moving over to Japan, Richards and Villalobos first completed a three-month wrestling course at the Fale Dojo training facility, a partner of New Japan Pro Wrestling based in Auckland, New Zealand. As they Read More …

Remembering the Dynamite Kid

Thomas Billington, known famously as the Dynamite Kid, was one half of the tag team, the British Bulldogs along with Davey Boy Smith. Dynamite was also an integral part of the Junior Heavyweight division. This style of wrestling was commonly suited for wrestlers smaller in stature than those of the heavyweight division. The Junior Heavyweight genre Read More …

Bullet Club dominates New Japan’s dream team

“You can’t beat me, you can’t beat us, you can’t beat the Bullet Club”. This was the statement that “Switchblade” Jay White roared throughout Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall as Bullet Club members Bad Luck Fale, Taiji Ishimori and the “Switchblade” stood triumphant over the crowd’s fallen heroes Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and KUSHIDA in the main Read More …

NZ Strong Style – An Ally, Not A Colony

Since the reports began to surface about the WWE approaching the wrestlers on the NXT UK brand with new contracts that would prevent them from working with other UK promotions that are not associated with the WWE, it made me think about the wrestling scene in New Zealand and Australia. By entertaining the thought of Read More …

Interview with Fale Dojo Head Trainer Tony Kozina

Tony Kozina is a seasoned pro of the wrestling profession with more than 20 years experience. Nicknamed the “Canadian Cougar”, @TTKozina1 has wrestled extensively throughout North America, having captured many championships on his travels. Some of these accolades include multiple titles with the National Wrestling Alliance. Kozina is also an experienced fighter who is well versed Read More …

Interview with Veteran Wrestling Broadcaster Ken Resnick – His Return to Television

Ken Resnick is a veteran broadcaster. He is remembered for his roles as an interviewer with the AWA, and the WWE during the 1980s. Resnick continued into the ‘90s, lending his credibility to help launch smaller promotions which included the Ladies Professional Wrestling Alliance, the American Wrestling Federation, and Traditional Championship Wrestling. Resnick became inactive Read More …

Wrestling is a Metaphor for Life – Bullet Club OG vs. Being the Elite

‘Wrestling is a Metaphor for Life” is a series of articles that looks at past rivalries in pro wrestling. Influenced by popular culture and the social behaviour of the times, these rivalries emphasise the stark contrast between the heroes and villains who are explained through various themes. Hulkamania vs. the Million Dollar Man dealt with Read More …