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Shingo Takagi Named Tokyo Sports MVP For 2021

Tokyo Sports has named their wrestling awards for 2021, with Shingo Takagi being named MVP. The outlet announced the voting for their 2021 awards, with Takagi beating Keiji Mutoh to earn the MVP award for the first time. Shingo commented on the win, saying (per NJPW):. “Thank you for voting...
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Shingo Takagi vs. Kazuchika Okada official for Wrestle Kingdom 16

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... NJPW has announced their main event for Wrestle Kingdom 16, which will take place on Jan. 4, Jan. 5, and Jan. 8. At a press conference today, it was made official that IWGP World Hvt. Champion Shingo Takagi will defend...
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Okada vs. Shingo Takagi set for NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16

A match for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship has been made official for Wrestle Kingdom 16. NJPW confirmed this morning during a press conference that champion Shingo Takagi will defend against Kazuchika Okada on January 4. During this morning’s press conference, Takagi promised that he would retain the championship against Okada. He then mentioned that when he won he would take the IWGP Heavyweight title that Okada is carrying and would give it to “the appropriate IWGP advocate”, mentioning that 2022 is NJPW’s 50th anniversary.
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10/3 NEW JAPAN G1 CLIMAX RESULTS – DAY 9: Sage’s report on Shingo Takagi vs. Kota Ibushi, Ishii vs. ZSJ, Kenta vs. Great-O-Khan, more

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... The show kicked off with Kosei Fujita and Kanemaru. Kanemaru had a solid assault of Fujita, who continued fighting from underneath for most of the match. Fujita applied a Boston Crab on Kanemaru, who broke out of it. However, after another exchange it was Kanemaru who returned the favor and Fujita submitted.
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9/23 NEW JAPAN G1 CLIMAX RESULTS – DAY 3: Heydorn’s report on Shingo Takagi vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Kenta vs. Yujiro, Ibushi vs. Ishii, more

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... Nagata is the fill-in after Tetsuya Naito was removed from the tournament due to injury. All competitors in the block were given two points for the Naito forfeit, but still will be slated to compete in the full number of tournament matches with Nagata as the opponent. Back and forth action in this one with Tanga Loa getting the victory after a reverse piledriver for the 1,2,3.
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9/18 NEW JAPAN G1 CLIMAX RESULTS – DAY 1: Wells’s report on Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Kota Ibushi vs. Yujiro Takahashi

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... Welcome to the first day of G1 Climax coverage on the Torch! I’ve got four nights this year, but this is my only time covering A Block action, so here’s hoping for a big night. Let’s get the best tournament on the planet started.
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Shingo Takagi, BUSHI cleared to return at NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam

After testing positive for COVID-19, Shingo Takagi and BUSHI have been medically cleared to appear at NJPW's Wrestle Grand Slam. IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo will return at NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam in MetLife Dome on Sunday, according to Tokyo Sports. BUSHI's return has been announced for a tag team match on night one on Saturday.
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Shingo Takagi And Bushi Test Positive For COVID-19

This past week, NJPW announced that eight wrestlers would miss part of the Summer Struggle tour due to COVID-19 protocols. Today, NJPW confirmed that IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi and Bushi were those that tested positive. Takagi and Bushi had presented fevers on Aug. 15 and were immediately tested....
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Shingo Takagi and BUSHI pulled from NJPW event due to fevers

NJPW has pulled IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi and BUSHI from today's Summer Struggle event due to both having a fever. NJPW announced that the two would be undergoing PCR tests and would be absent from the show. They were scheduled to take part in an eight-man tag main event on the untelevised event in Shizuoka.
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Will Ospreay Returns at NJPW Resurgence. Calls Shingo Takagi a Fake Champion

Will Ospreay is back, making his return to NJPW TV at Resurgence. The former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion returned at this weekend’s show to cut a promo in which he said he’s not cleared to return to the ring from the neck injury that has kept him out since May and caused him to be stripped of the IWGP Heavyweight Title.
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Daily Update: NXT, Shingo Takagi, Mikey Nicholls

WOL: RAW report, AEW and NXT ratings and line-ups, more!. WOR: RAW, Dominion, AEW and NXT, ratings, Total Bellas done, tons more!. JOB LISTING: Web/UI Developer(s) Experience with OnLamp (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) GITHUB and Linux command line experience while be helpful as well. CMS - Drupal and Wordpress....
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Various News: Matt Cardona Comments On GCW Appearance, Will Ospreay Congratulates Shingo Takagi, WWE Pays Tribute To Howard Finkel

– As noted previously, Matt Cardona made a surprise appearance at GCW Zombie Walk, posing as Jon Moxley before attacking Nick Gage. He wrote about it on Twitter: “I love “my fans” at @GCWrestling_! I love the GCW Universe! Thanks for showing me so much love last night! You’re hardcore wrestling fans and I’m a god damn ECW original!”
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NJPW Dominion Live Coverage: Kazuchika Okada Vs. Shingo Takagi

Welcome to Wrestling Inc.’s live coverage of NJPW Dominion! The show gets going early Monday at 5 am ET/2 am PT at Osaka-Jo Hall in Osaka, Japan. Dominion is streaming on NJPW World with Japanese and English commentary. Let others know about our coverage by giving this page a quick...
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3/21 NEW JAPAN CUP 2021 RESULTS: Wells’s results & analysis of Will Ospreay vs. Shingo Takagi final, wild post-match angle

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... Commentary: Kevin Kelly, Gino Gambino, and Chris Charlton. -Some new music played, and it was the theme of the returning Yoh of Roppongi 3K. He posed on a corner and took the mic. Chris Charlton translated: “It’s been a while, but I’m still Yoh and I’m still in Roppongi 3K. I’ve been off a long time, but I’m all ready to go. On April 4th, Yoh will be back at Sakura Genesis in Ryogoku. I’m a former champion and I want to challenge for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team championships again.”
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New Japan Cup finals live results: Will Ospreay vs. Shingo Takagi

Shingo Takagi and Will Ospreay will face off tonight in this year's New Japan Cup finals. Shingo vs. Ospreay is a rematch of the 2019 Best of the Super Juniors final, a match that Ospreay won. Both now classified as heavyweights, they will face off again for the right to challenge Kota Ibushi for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship at the upcoming NJPW Sakura Genesis event.