New Japan Pro Wrestling bills itself as the King of Sports, and for a good reason. This promotion company organizes some of the most exciting live entertainment available, especially for wrestling fans. StubHub is your source for tickets to see New Japan Pro Wrestling live.
New Japan Pro Wrestling schedule
Like its American counterpart, the WWE, New Japan Pro Wrestling stages shows nearly daily. It's also a promotion that's consistently on the road. This dedication to live performances mean it's easy for fans to see their heroes up close. Most events start in the early evening, around 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m, and are held at arenas such as the Tokyo Dome. There are typically eight matchups per card at each event. Wrestling events are often accompanied with a meet and greet/autograph session.
More about New Japan Pro Wrestling
Antonio Inoki founded New Japan Pro Wrestling in 1972. Since then, it has grown to become the largest wrestling promotion in Japan. It's the second-largest wrestling organization in the world, after the WWE. During its history, New Japan Pro Wrestling has had agreements with other fighting promotions, including the WCW, WWE and Impact Wrestling.
Like most wrestling organizations, New Japan Pro Wrestling has a number of big annual events that fans wait for with excitement. The biggest is the Wrestle Kingdom, held at the Tokyo Dome every January. Other big shows include Dominion, Destruction, Sakura Genesis and Power Struggle. Cards at these events include singles matches as well as group and team matches.
The New Japan Pro Wrestling experience
New Japan Pro Wrestling attracts some of the biggest names in the world of wrestling. For the 2018 season, legends like Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, Tanga Loa and El Desperado called the New Japan Pro Wrestling home. Performers in the New Japan Pro Wrestling adopt exaggerated personas, with both heels and heroes represented.
Most New Japan Pro Wrestling events feature seven or eight distinct matchups. These are mostly singles matches; although, there are some group or tag team matches. Fans are also treated to specialty series like the World Tag League. Matches in the New Japan Pro Wrestling often have time limits of 20 or 30 minutes each. The New Japan Pro Wrestling has a big emphasis on being family-friendly yet exciting entertainment. And it also offers lots of licensed merchandise, including trading cards and games for fans to collect.
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New Japan Pro Wrestling has a lot in common with the WWE, All Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Noah. These are some of the biggest sports entertainment organizations in the world that features wrestlers.
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