From Mexico to Japan and back.
By Chris Campbell
This has been a crazy year for professional wrestling. Despite some of the controversies and losses this year (RIP Ultimate Warrior) the stories in the ring have never been this athletically sound or emotionally felt. Here at ActionAGoGo.com (“The Internet’s Biggest Supplier of Explosions And Highspots”) we count down our favorite matches from this rollercoaster ride of a year. From the indies to the big leagues — from sea to shining sea — no stone is unturned here!
Without further ado, here are the 6 best matches of 2014 from around the world…brother!
6. Io Shirai vs. Meiko Satomura (STARDOM)
5. Pentagon jr. vs. Drago vs. Fenix (Lucha Underground)
4. Prince Devitt vs. Zack Sabre, Jr. (Progress) (Match starts at 1:33:27 mark)
3. KENTA & Naomichi Marufuji vs. Takashi Suguira & Katsuhiko Nakajima (NOAH)
2. Kota Ibushi vs. Ricochet (NJPW, Dominion)
1. AJ Styles vs. Minoru Suzuki (NJPW, G1 Climax)
Other matches to consider: Chris Hero vs. Yuji Nagata (NOAH) Global League Tournament
Honorable mentions: 2014 CMLL Reyes del Aire, El Mesías & El Patrón Alberto vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo & Texano Jr., Tomohiro Ishii(c) vs Kota Ibushi, Daisuke Sekimoto vs Shinobu, Athena vs. Nicole Matthews, and Athena vs. Hania
Chis Campbell is Action A Go Go’s resident Otaku expert and can be followed on twitter at @CAIMERMAN.