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REVIEW: New Japan Wrestle Kingdom XVIII: They've Still Got It

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom XVIII Review: Tokyo Dome hosts the biggest non-American show of the year

Introduction: Fans looking for something new have been captivated for over a decade by KB’s Old School (and New School) Reviews. He’s reviewed over 6,000 wrestling shows and posts new reviews every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Whether it’s modern WWE, old school, indies, or anywhere in between, KB’s got it covered. Today, we’re diving into the thrilling action of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom XVIII. Get ready for some epic matchups and monumental moments you won’t want to miss.

New Japan Ranbo: The Road to the King Of Pro Wrestling competition
At Wrestle Kingdom XVIII, the New Japan Ranbo kicked off the show with a bang. With 90-second intervals, the action was fast-paced and intense. Notable moments included Chase Owens and Great O Khan dominating early on, with other talents like Jeff Cobb and Henare putting up a fight. The surprise entry of Fujita Hayato shook things up, and the final four competitors – Owens, O Khan, Ishimori, Yoh, and Yano – kept fans on the edge of their seats. Despite some chaotic moments, the match delivered a thrilling start to the show, leaving fans eager for more.

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Catch 22 vs. Bullet Club War Dogs
The championship match between Catch 22 and Bullet Club War Dogs was truly a sight to behold. From Francesco Akira’s monstrous demeanor to TJP breaking free from a coffin, the intensity was palpable. In a back-and-forth battle, Catch 22 managed to regain the titles in a breathtaking finish, leaving fans cheering in approval.

TV Title: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
Hiroshi Tanahashi, now the company’s president, faced off against Zack Sabre Jr. in a hard-fought match with a fifteen-minute time limit. Sabre’s tactical approach and Tanahashi’s resilience made for a captivating showdown, with near falls and close calls keeping fans on the edge of their seats. In the end, Tanahashi’s strategic wrestling skills proved to be the key, resulting in a thrilling victory.

Conclusion: Wrestle Kingdom XVIII certainly lived up to the hype, delivering a series of electrifying matches that kept fans thoroughly entertained. From the high-stakes drama of the New Japan Ranbo to the edge-of-your-seat action in the Catch 22 vs. Bullet Club War Dogs clash, the event was nothing short of spectacular. And with future showdowns on the horizon, there’s no telling what epic encounters await in the world of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

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