New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Nakano, Tokyo. It was founded on January 13, 1972, by Antonio Inoki. NJPW is the largest and longest-running professional wrestling promotion in Japan. It is known for its strong in-ring action and its focus on traditional Japanese wrestling techniques.
NJPW has a long and storied history. It has produced some of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history, including Inoki, Hulk Hogan, and The Great Muta. NJPW has also been involved in some of the most iconic matches in wrestling history, such as the Inoki vs. Muhammad Ali fight in 1976.