Preview (via NJPW) - Making his first appearance in the Super J-Cup, 13 year veteran Rey Horus got his 2020 off to a positive start when he, Bandido and Flamita captured the Ring of … Here on the Super J Cast Joel and Damon provide a solid 2 hour, entertaining weekly show on everything happening within New Japan Pro Wrestling. On occasion, nWo Sting would try to appease the real Sting when both were in the ring. After Karl Fredericks graduated from young lion status, 2019 Super J-Cup winner, former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, former RevPro British Cruiserweight Champion, and all-around asshole, Ren Narita & Kevin Knight vs. KENTA & Hikuleo, AAA TripleMania XXVIII (December 12) Preview, Pro Wrestling NOAH The Best Final Chronicle 2020 Results & Review, Dragon Gate – Glorious Gate (March 2) Review, NJPW World Tag League 2019 Night 11 (November 29) Result & Review, WWE Hell in a Cell 2018 (September 16) Preview & Predictions, NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2017 Night 2 (May 18) Results and Review, Music of the Mat #30: WrestleMania (Vol. He was a semi-regular in New Japan from 2016 to 2018, mainly competing in tournaments. In August 1993, the team toured All Japan Pro Wrestling, facing teams such as Dan Kroffat & Doug Furnas, Jun Akiyama & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, and Mighty Inoue & Takao Omori. That said, he is also someone who’s been mostly absent from the ring during the pandemic, only wrestling once since March for a promotion called Real Canadian Wrestling. VOW Book Review: J-Crowned – An Illustrated Guide to the Champions of Japanese Wrestling Vol. [8], After leaving nWo Japan, Farmer changed his ring name to Super J, and along with Chono, and Michael Wallstreet formed Team 2000 to feud with nWo Japan. Wrestler Super J (Jeffrey T. Farmer) Super J. Jeffrey T. Farmer. Thunder & Lightning would wrestle on several of these events in the fall of 1993 and engaged in a house show program with Tex Slazinger and Shanghai Pierce. TJP has been wrestling for quite a long time. Super J of G.L.O.R.Y. The tournament, put on by the New Japan of America, will be taking place in the United States and has been confirmed to happen on December 12. Independent wrestling star Lio Rush recently spoke with the NJPW press to hype his participation in this year’s Super J-Cup, where the former NXT cruiserweight champion discusses what he hopes to achieve in the tournament, and reveals that NJPW was always his main goal. He would later join the Global Wrestling Federation in Dallas, Texas near the end of July. In addition to writing for VOW, Andrew is also one of the co-hosts of the wrestling music podcast Music of the Mat. The first Super J-Cup was held in 1994 and was the brainchild of legendary junior heavyweight wrestler Jushin Thunder Liger. Narasta konflikt Y2J z Mattem Riddle, Adam Page o swobodzie panującej w AEW, Amazing Red uczestnikiem NJPW Super J-CUP 2019 5 sierpnia 2019 Mateusz Polak Newsy » WWE NXT Superstar Matt Riddle odpowiedział Chrisowi Jericho, który ten jakiś czas temu zaoferował mu kilka rad dotyczących kariery byłego zawodnika MMA. ET. The inaugural edition of the Super J Crown took place on July 1, 2005 in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. The list of tournament winners is similarly short. He certainly has history on his side when it comes to established talent wrestling young lions in the opening rounds of New Japan tournaments, so the odds are good that Bey will finesse his way to the semifinals of the “Super Bey Cup.”. Similar to ACH, Lio’s tremendous in-ring skills were almost put away when he contemplated retirement following his release from WWE earlier in the year, but so far he’s kept wrestling. Luger told Sting rather bluntly that he did not believe him. The nWo Sting became much more popular than the real Sting in Japan. The full card has been announced for NJPW Super J-Cup 2020. Super J left Team 2000 in March 2002, and joined rival group, the New Japan Army. John Cena once told WWE.com that Big E's 575-pound raw … When the company resumed operations in June, they ran a revised 32-man New Japan Cup in an empty arena setting. 2). This year’s tournament features eight wrestlers, five of whom are entering the Super J-Cup for the first time. Will the winner of the Cup go on to Wrestle Kingdom in January at the Tokyo Dome? It’s clear that the former NXT Cruiserweight Champion has a lot of talent and isn’t afraid to bet on himself. He’ll be making his NJPW debut here, and he has said in a recent interview that he wants to be a mainstay in New Japan in 2021, which would be a massive coup for the company’s junior division. He instead brought out nWo Sting and held a mock interview that berated the real Sting and praised Hollywood Hogan. 2019 Super J-Cup winner, former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, former RevPro British Cruiserweight Champion, and all-around asshole El Phantasmo is back in a New Japan ring after ten months away. Thunder & Lightning's final match however was a win; they teamed with Terry Taylor to defeat Tex Slazenger, Shanghai Pierce, and Dallas Page on WCW Pro on April 30th, 1994. New Japan Pro Wrestling tournament season is almost over. The one-night tournament is … Horus hasn’t wrestled since February, and with almost every other entrant logging in matches through the COVID-19 era, it might be a tough road to hoe for the luchador on December 12. Since then, the SJC has been held sporadically over the years, and while other promotions like WAR (1995), Michinoku Pro (2000), and Osaka Pro (2004) have hosted it, the past three iterations of the tournament have all been hosted by New Japan (2009, 2016, 2019). Jonathan Gresham defeated Alex Coughlin (8:14) Robbie Eagles … The second annual Super J Crown took place on February 3, 2006 in Barrie, Ontario. Andrew Rich has written for Voices of Wrestling since early 2015. As a fan favorite, nWo Sting teamed up with Brian Adams to challenge for the IWGP Tag Team Championship, and also teamed up with Tenzan again to compete in the 1998 Super Grade Tag League. This showed everyone that the nWo Sting was an imposter. In matches, nWo Sting would lose to opponents, or need help from the entire nWo to win a match. However, the real Sting showed up as the last man for Team WCW. During NJPW Power Struggle, NJPW not only announced the bracket for the upcoming Super J-Cup, but it was also revealed that the event will air on FITE TV for $12.99. Watch all the action of Super J-Cup on NJPW World! The 8 th Stage of the New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) Super J Cup is available Saturday night, and we’ll find out if “Ultimate Finesser” Chris Bey wins the IMPACTWrestling (IMPACT) World Championship and the Cup. The two factions would fight for the next seven months before the feud culminated at the Wrestling World 2000 event. Farmer would comically mimic Sting’s classic mannerisms, while dressed as the dark Sting. Farmer started wrestling in 1991 as Lightning in the tag team of "Thunder and Lightning" in the IWF promotion in Florida. 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Joel and Damon are back to preview Power Struggle show on November 7th. The team made a couple of appearances in WCW before its closure in early 2001. There’s been some fan speculation that the SJC winner will wrestle the BOSJ winner on night one of Wrestle Kingdom 15, then the winner of that match will face IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Taiji Ishimori for the belt on night two, but that’s getting way ahead of ourselves with mere scuttlebutt. While in the promotion, they wrestled as "Lightning & Thunder". New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced its full lineup for the upcoming Super J-Cup, with some incredible wrestlers being confirmed. Let’s take a closer look at the participant and opening-round matches! In May 1999, Chono returned from his injury and began feuding with Mutoh over direction of nWo Japan. What happened to Super J, the female wrestler? How about that. It was a one-night single-elimination tournament featuring 14 top juniors from various promotions around the world including NJPW, FMW, WAR, CMLL, and M-Pro. The Overrun (December 10): New Scuzzy Puro Indie, AJPW News & Notes & Joe’s Mystery Match! Clark Connors vs Chris Bey. That’s a lot of tournaments to hold over the course of about six months. Super J-Cast : 77 - King of Pro Wrestling Preview . It was a one-night single-elimination tournament featuring 14 top juniors from various promotions around the world including NJPW, FMW, WAR, CMLL, and M-Pro. With the World Tag League and Best of Super Juniors ending earlier today, it’s now time for a historic tournament in NJPW known as the Super J-Cup.It will be based in America and feature 8 of the best junior heavyweight wrestlers. Girls Wrestling roster...home to the most-talented and hardest-working women in professional wrestling. They then would go back and forth and trade victories for a few months before the feud ended. The two groups feuded until September 2002 when Team 2000 was absorbed into the New Japan Army as well.[1]. Unfortunately for Farmer, this usually led to the real Sting attacking him and getting laid out with the Scorpion Death Drop. The nWo had been battling Sting, one of WCW’s most loyal supporters, since its inception in July 1996. New Japan Pro Wrestling sent out the following: SUPER J-CUP 2020 coming on December 12! While in the promotion, they wrestled as "Lightning & Thunder". Everything Elite 102: AEW Dynamite (12/9), ELITE OR DELETE, Sting, AEW/Impact, Ratings and More! [6]. [1], Super J was well received by the NJPW audience, and was also a prominent member of Team 2000, teaming with Chono through 2001. [1], In 2014, WWE released a retrospective DVD collection titled "The Best of Sting". Smoother than Marcus Cor Von’s entrance theme (and that’s pretty damn smooth), TJP knows what it’s like to win junior heavyweight tournaments, having won the WWE Cruiserweight Classic back in 2016. Following that, the company ran a tournament to crown new NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions, the inaugural KOPW Trophy tournament, and then another tournament to fill the vacated IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. Their first actual television appearance came on August 29th, 1993 on WCW's The Main Event, where they upset Chris Benoit and Bobby Eaton. If you’re nervous about any skullduggery in the Super J-Cup (a natural reaction given how many Bullet Club matches have gone this year), then Phantasmo would be your main source of consternation. [7] He made one final appearance as Fake Sting on the July 5th 1999 edition of Monday Nitro when he interfered in a match between Kevin Nash and Sid Vicious. NJPW Super J-Cup First Round Match ACH vs. TJP. Can Connors redeem last year’s early bow out, or will the young lion shock the world once again? 2. They will wrestle for the title at Final Resolution, which takes place… *check’s notes* the same night as the Super J-Cup. "Ravishing" Rick Rude was a champion arm wrestler thanks to his legendary grip strength. Announcer Larry Zbyszko nicknamed him “Stink”. Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match. On the December 11th, 1993 edition of WCW Saturday Night the team called out WCW World Tag Team Champions The Nasty Boys, as well as several other teams. 2 grudnia 2020 Mateusz Polak Newsy » NJPW Star KENTA (dawniej Hideo Itami) jest podekscytowany zbliżającym się pojedynkiem o … Last year’s winner El Phantasmo received a shot at the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship at King of Pro-Wrestling 2019, but that was likely due to pinning the champion Will Ospreay in the semifinals. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) as The nWo Sting, an impostor version of the original Sting aligned to the New World Order stable. Per the brackets, the matches for the tournament are as follows: NJPW Super J-Cup First Round Match Clark Connors vs. Chris Bey. Their losing streak on television continued into April as they suffered defeats to Bad Attitude (Steve Keirn & Bobby Eaton) and Pretty Wonderful. The first Super J-Cup was held in 1994 and was the brainchild of legendary junior heavyweight wrestler Jushin Thunder Liger. Christian made it to the semifinals of the Lion’s Break Crown tournament, so let’s see if the 23-year-old (the youngest man in the field, by the way) can go even further and hoist the Super J-Cup trophy high. He regularly teamed with nWo Japan leader Masahiro Chono. IMPACT Wrestling's Chris Bey Set to Compete in NJPW Super J-Cup Posted By: Caylon Knox on Nov 02, 2020. This was the first year that outside talent was brought in as Kudo Yasuda was a regular with Alpha Championship Wrestling. New Japan Pro Wrestling have confirmed the brackets for the Super J-Cup event, a one-night tournament scheduled to take place on December 12th. Here in the United States, the company hosted a New Japan Cup USA tournament and a Lion’s Break Crown tournament, both of which were empty arena. 2020 has been a rough go to say the least, but Bey has made the most of it, winning the X-Division Championship from Willie Mack at Slammiversary back in July. Impact Wrestling’s Chris Bey signed with the company earlier in the year. Christian’s go-for-broke style is always on display in GCW to the delight of the fans, but I find his work on New Japan Strong to be where he excels the most. Ring of Honor’s Rey Horus, previously known as Dragon Azteca Jr. in Lucha Underground, is one-third of the ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions with his Mexa Squad stablemates Bandido and Flamita. It seemed like his career was over when he abruptly announced his retirement, but that would thankfully turn out to be a brief decision because he came back to wrestling soon after. The event was a massive critical and commercial success, with many calling it one of the greatest nights in pro wrestling history, and a number of the tournament’s participants saw their stocks raised considerably because of it. While technically a free agent, Blake Christian made his name on the indie scene in Game Changer Wrestling, so that is for all intents and purposes his “home” promotion. Posted by Andrew Rich | Dec 10, 2020 | NJPW, Previews. This will no doubt be a spectacular matchup between two young and very self confident athletes. "[7][9], Farmer is the brother of Dr. Paul Farmer. International junior heavyweights collide as the historic tournament returns. The eight-man, single elimination tournament will air live … ELP going back-to-back with SJC victories isn’t unheard of given it’s already happened twice in tournament history with Liger and Marufuji. (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match. He would also copy the loyalty tests and began carrying a baseball bat as the real Sting did. During a recent interview with NJPW’s English-language website, Lio Rush commented on being one of the eight participants in this year’s Super J-Cup, and more. 79 individual wrestlers have taken part in the Super J-Cup, but only five of them have ever won it. Super J-Cup: 3rd Stage was the third Super J-Cup professional wrestling tournament hosted by Michinoku Pro Wrestling (MPW). [7] The rest of the nWo would completely ignore him whenever the real Sting was around when they were trying to recruit him. Fightful will have coverage of NJPW Super J-Cup beginning at 10 p.m. Jeffrey Farmer (born August 14, 1962)[1] is an American retired professional wrestler. They made their first appearance at a WCW Worldwide taping in Orlando, FL on July 10, 1993 (in an episode that would not air until November 13th of that year), defeating Billy Brooks and Rhett Blair. Farmer returned to WCW in July 1995 as Cobra to feud with Craig Pittman. NJPW Super J-Cup 2019 - Night 3 was a professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) that took place on August 25, 2019 in Long Beach, California at the Walter Pyramid. After Karl Fredericks graduated from young lion status, Clark Connors made it his mission to not be the final man left behind in the L.A. Dojo. Super J-Cast : 103 - Even More SJC Classic Watch-Along Super J Cup 94 Show Details 1hr 43min In 2004, Farmer went back to the nWo Sting gimmick on the independent circuit in the Carolinas until he started wrestling exclusively for Ultimate Championship Wrestling on January 8, 2005 when he won the title. If he’s not 100% prepared, it might be a quick night for him. They made their first PPV appearance at SuperBrawl IV where they lost to Harlem Heat. New Japan Pro Wrestling will hold this year's Super J Cup tournament on December 12th. nWo Sting returned to Japan, where he had a run as a fan favorite. A former collegiate wrestler at the University of Michigan, Scott Steiner's strength was simply superhuman. Has she stopped or is she under a different name? It was later announced that both NJPW sold out both first and second nights of the tournament. In March 1997, Farmer joined nWo Japan in New Japan Pro Wrestling and began to split his time between Japan and America. 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