A talent's commitment to a company says as much about the company as it does about the talent. For New Japan Pro Wrestling, many names that were strongly linked to the promotion have come and gone. However, in the case of these 4 men, their careers are as entrenched in the fabric of the company as those men are tied to the country.
On Saturday, June 9th, New Japan Pro Wrestling presents Dominion, featuring all the stars of the company, and more. There has been a great deal of build to this event, which involves some matches that are highly anticipated, either because they have had a long build or because they are rooted in a rivalry that has similarly been long-standing.
It was announced a short while back by Bullet Club's Cody that, when Dontaku rolls around, a major return would be taking place. Though some may question if he was being serious or not, the person returning would be Bone Soldier. For those unfamiliar, Bone Soldier was a character that was considered an outcast of the Bullet Club.
He is a nineteen-year veteran of the ring and a former student of the Great Keiji Mutoh, also known as the Great Muta. At 41 years of age, Hiroshi Tanahashi has achieved so many things in New Japan Pro Wrestling that it is impossible to isolate just one thing from his resume to highlight over anything else.
Friday, May 4th 2018 marks Day Two of the much hyped NJPW Dontaku 2018 two-day event. Learn more about the explosive lineup for 2018, including Los Ingobernables de Japon and the Bullet Club, and how the results of these matches will make an impact on the history of NJPW.