The two factions would fight for the next seven months before the feud culminated at the Wrestling World 2000 event. This lady gives it everything she's got when she steps-up to perform in the world of pro wrestling. NJPW fans will be getting a look at IMPACT Wrestling’s young sensation Chris Bey for the first time in Super J-Cup 2020, and his mettle will be tested by an NJPW grown Young Lion in Clark Connors. ELP is a talented guy, but he’s also the most blatant heel in the tournament with a history of low blows, ref bumps, and title belt shots to help him win matches. and left the ring. 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. Matches will likely be taped at the same […] [1] He retired later that year. 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. New Japan Pro Wrestling will hold this year's Super J Cup tournament on December 12th. Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match. 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. "Ravishing" Rick Rude was a champion arm wrestler thanks to his legendary grip strength. If he’s not 100% prepared, it might be a quick night for him. 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. 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. Chono, the leader of nWo Japan suffered a neck injury which led to Keiji Mutoh taking charge and changing the groups philosophy. 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. Super J-Cast 135: WTL-BOSJ Review. Farmer appeared in the video game WCW vs. nWo: World Tour as nWo Sting, labeled in the game as "Sting". [4], Although WCW had cut back severely on house shows in Eric Bischoff's first year helming the company, they did continue to tour smaller locations to give new, younger wrestlers experience. The tournament is essentially a make-good for the lack of foreign wrestlers in this year’s Super Juniors (sans Robbie Eagles), but that doesn’t mean it should be seen as an afterthought. 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. Per the brackets, the matches for the tournament are as follows: NJPW Super J-Cup First Round Match Clark Connors vs. Chris Bey. Connors’ hard work eventually paid off when he won the Lion’s Break Crown, a tournament featuring up-and-coming wrestlers who had been featured regularly on New Japan Strong. The second annual Super J Crown took place on February 3, 2006 in Barrie, Ontario. Wrestling: The Hardest Working Women In Professional Wrestling - Super J is a member of the G.L.O.R.Y. He’s not one of the favorites to win, but his match with ACH could steal the whole show. However, the real Sting showed up as the last man for Team WCW. Horus may be the Frank Beard of his trio, but getting selected to represent the company over other ROH talent with more New Japan experience like Jonathan Gresham or Flip Gordon is quite notable. In February 1995, he and fellow former WCW wrestler Jim Steele wrestled a dark match for the World Wrestling Federation. Or buy the event separately on FITE! nWo Sting returned to Japan, where he had a run as a fan favorite. Joel and Damon are back to preview Power Struggle show on November 7th. 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. The Super J-Cup was founded in 1994 with NJPW hosting the tournament with talent a variety of companies converging for the one-night event. While in the promotion, they wrestled as "Lightning & Thunder". He regularly teamed with nWo Japan leader Masahiro Chono. Farmer now referred to as the nWo Sting, became more of a comedy act in WCW. This will be the first year to not have any native Japanese wrestlers competing, and while that is a little disappointing, it’s understandable given the state of the world and travel restrictions. VOW Book Review: J-Crowned – An Illustrated Guide to the Champions of Japanese Wrestling Vol. VOW Flagship: Shiozaki vs. Sugiura, War Games, Kenny Omega/Impact & more! The feud was short-lived, with Pittman defeating Cobra by submission in a very short match, although in a rematch the following week, Cobra won. 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. 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. The full card has been announced for NJPW Super J-Cup 2020. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress. Watch all the action of Super J-Cup on NJPW World! The imposter Sting picked up the victory in the match for team nWo when he forced Luger to submit with the Scorpion death lock.[1]. 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. He would also copy the loyalty tests and began carrying a baseball bat as the real Sting did. Everything Elite 102: AEW Dynamite (12/9), ELITE OR DELETE, Sting, AEW/Impact, Ratings and More! While in Japan, nWo Sting began to rise in popularity and became a prominent member of the group. The tournaments in 1994 and 1995 are among the most popular shows of all-time and were heavily circulated at the height of tape trading. The nWo had been battling Sting, one of WCW’s most loyal supporters, since its inception in July 1996. 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. After a three-year break, NJPW announced on June 10, 2019, that the Super J-Cup would return on August 22. Their first actual television appearance came on August 29th, 1993 on WCW's The Main Event, where they upset Chris Benoit and Bobby Eaton. Will the winner of the Cup go on to Wrestle Kingdom in January at the Tokyo Dome? They will wrestle for the title at Final Resolution, which takes place… *check’s notes* the same night as the Super J-Cup. Let’s take a closer look at the participant and opening-round matches! 2. 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Jeffrey Farmer (born August 14, 1962)[1] is an American retired professional wrestler. This showed everyone that the nWo Sting was an imposter. New Japan Pro Wrestling sent out the following: SUPER J-CUP 2020 coming on December 12! As part of an elaborate plan, Farmer made his debut as “Sting” on the September 9, 1996 edition of Monday Nitro when he attacked Lex Luger appearing from the nWo limousine after a tape recording of Sting speaking had been played. Girls Wrestling roster...home to the most-talented and hardest-working women in professional wrestling. Come to the home of WWE Superstars past and present – see their career highlights, videos, news, photos and much more! As of late 2010, Farmer is project manager of a research program known as GEAR (Genetics, Exercise, and Research) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. A former collegiate wrestler at the University of Michigan, Scott Steiner's strength was simply superhuman. "[7][9], Farmer is the brother of Dr. Paul Farmer. 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. The lineup looks excellent on paper, and although it is empty arena, the J-Cup name does carry a certain level of prestige. IMPACT Wrestling's Chris Bey Set to Compete in NJPW Super J-Cup Posted By: Caylon Knox on Nov 02, 2020. She was amazing, but now I can find no new info on her or any of her events. As a result, Farmer would spend more time in Japan. If you’re someone who loves tournaments in wrestling, then 2020 New Japan has been the place for you! This led Luger, his longtime ally, friend and tag team partner, to publicly question Sting’s loyalty. 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. 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. The tournament was a single-elimination tournament of four rounds and was a two-night event featuring junior heavyweights from various Japanese promotions. In November 1997, he teamed up with Hiroyoshi Tenzan to compete in the 1997 Super Grade Tag League. When the New Japan Strong shows began, ACH was welcomed back into the fold with open arms. Can Connors redeem last year’s early bow out, or will the young lion shock the world once again? [1] Cobra made his WCW debut on September 9, 1995 edition of WCW Worldwide, defeating Bobby Starr with his Cobra clutch slam finisher. TJP has been wrestling for quite a long time. 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. After Farmer left, the nWo began using Sting masks and having other nWo members appear as fake Stings. It wasn’t exactly the 2004 Ted Petty Invitational, but for a young lion to win a non-young lion tournament is a rather big deal and a sign that the Washington native has a bright future in New Japan. Announcer Larry Zbyszko nicknamed him “Stink”. 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. Joel and Damon catch you up with multiple night's of BOSJ and World Tag reviews. 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.”. [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. During this feud, nWo Sting left the group and sided with Chono. 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. 2 grudnia 2020 Mateusz Polak Newsy » NJPW Star KENTA (dawniej Hideo Itami) jest podekscytowany zbliżającym się pojedynkiem o … How about that. Amazing Red (28:19) Karta NJPW "SUPER J-CUP 2019", 24.08.2019, San Francisco State University Student Life Events Center, Kalifornien, USA Super J-Cup - Round 2: Soberano Jr. vs. Caristico International junior heavyweights collide as the historic tournament returns. The one-night tournament is … In addition to writing for VOW, Andrew is also one of the co-hosts of the wrestling music podcast Music of the Mat. He grew out his mane and cranked up the intensity in the ring, fighting like hell to get wins and respect. 2). Wrestler Super J (Jeffrey T. Farmer) Super J. Jeffrey T. Farmer. And that’s only in Japan. Luger told Sting rather bluntly that he did not believe him. 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. The nWo Sting became much more popular than the real Sting in Japan. The months-long company shutdown in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the original New Japan Cup and Best of the Super Juniors tournaments. 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. NJPW Super J-Cup 2019 - Night 2 was a professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) that took place on August 24, 2019 in San Francisco, California at the SFSU Student Life Events Center. Czy KENTA pojawi się na Winter is Coming?, Lio Rush promuje swój występ w NJPW podczas Super J-Cup, Kto pretendentem do Impact World Title? 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. [3], In 1993, Thunder and Lightning were signed by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Were in the Tag team of `` Thunder and Lightning '' in the first Super J-Cup 2020 on. 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