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Professional wrestling is an art. The Work of Wrestling Podcast is dedicated to exploring that simple truth. Host Tim Kail, Editor In Chief at www.workofwrestling.com, analyzes wrestling shows, explicates promos, examines social issues, and shares personal stories about pro-wrestling's cultural merit in over 100 episodes of thoughtful arts criticism.

Jul 31, 2017

New Japan Pro-Wrestling's G1 Climax tournament is underway, and Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail joins the fray! 

Tim gives his impressions of New Japan, summing up the first five tag matches in broad terms, and then moves into the four singles matches, paying particular attention to Kenny Omega, Juice Robinson, and IWGP Champion Okada.

This is a great entry for new fans or those curious about New Japan (but Tim isn't trying to get you to watch it if you don't want to!) Tim also shares some pertinent commentary on the state of the pro-wrestling community and the relentless, tired conflicts between WWE-fans and indy-fans.

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