The traditional January 4th dome shows that New Japan Pro Wrestling holds each year proves to be one of the biggest nights in the world of professional wrestling. For a little more than a decade, the NJPW January 4th event has been held under the ‘Wrestle Kingdom’ moniker.
Wrestle Kingdom is NJPW’s biggest show and is essentially their version of WWE’s juggernaut WrestleMania. Therefore, creating a spectacle that defines the NJPW brand is vital, and Wrestle Kingdom 12 certainly achieved that. With the enormous immediate success of Wrestle Kingdom 12, it may be time for other professional wrestling promotions such as WWE to take notice.
Here are 5 things that other pro-wrestling promotions can learn from Wrestle Kingdom 12.