Every single day in 2014, Pro Wrestling Examiner will feature one match in the most full video form we can find and break down why this particular pro wrestling performance is something to see. Sometimes it will be an incredible bout between modern superstars on TV or independent wrestlers busting their way up the ladder, no matter it will be pure pro wrestling fun. If you have a suggestion for a Match of the Day for Pro Wrestling Examiner to feature, look for us on Twitter @KevKellam and message us on Facebook.
Pro Wrestling Examiner's Match of the Day January 3, 2014
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Kazuchika Okada
Tomorrow is one of the biggest wrestling shows of the year, and it's not being produced by WWE and it's not being headlined by John Cena. Tomorrow New Japan Pro Wrestling will present their Wrestlemania level event Wrestle Kingdom 8 with superstar Hiroshi Tanahashi challenging Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. It's a huge stadium wrestling show that a lot of wrestling fans in North America may not know about, so let's look at a great match from NJPW.
Today's match goes back to last year's Wrestle Kingdom when the evil Okada flaunting his wealth and advanced wrestling talent climbed his way though the ranks. He represented "money" in the Wrestle Kingdom, while the reigning IWGP Heavyweight Hiroshi Tanahashi represented "love" and the fighting spirit of NJPW. It was a guy to cheer and a guy to boo on a grand stage inside the Dome.
Check out Wrestle Kingdom 8 tomorrow morning on live internet pay per view with Ustream. If you do not want wake up at 2 AM EST to watch the show, it will be posted for on-demand viewers after it's done airing live. The show is priced at $25.