Episode 202: New Year Lariat 2022

The beginning of the new year traditionally is one of the busiest times for japanese pro-wrestling, not only because of NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom, but because seemingly every promotion – from small indies to nationwide companies – are running on or around “Ittenyon” as well. This show is about the promotions beyond NJPW. While the second half of the show is completely dedicated to NOAH’s new New Year’s tradition of running Nippon Budokan, the first half of the show contains discussions about Toshikoshi (New Year’s Eve) Pro-Wrestling, Big Japan, ZERO1, STARDOM, Ice Ribbon, All Japan and Kyushu Pro’s first ever show in the japanese capital. Join is for this massive New Year Lariat!

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