Daily News Listing for June 6, 2016


~ A couple matches changes have been made to the Osaka show on 6/18, namely with the placement of the Osaka/Doutonbori wrestlers. Of course this looks to reflect upon the upcoming Doutonbori vs BJW, WDW Tag title match as well.

~ Also Takayuki Ueki has put forth a formal challenge that he will have an open challenge deathmatch at the 7/24 show in Ryogoku.

BJW “Osaka Surprise 26”, 6/18/2016 [Sat] 17:00 @ Osaka City Nishinari Kumin Center

(0) Yuichi Taniguchi vs. Takuya Nomura

(1) Mixed 6 Tag Match: Bolshoi Kid, Takumi Tsukamoto & Takayuki Ueki vs. Kuishinbo Kamen, Kanjyuro Matsuyama & Kagetsu
(2) Hideyoshi Kamitani & Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Tadasuke [Doubonbori] & Takoyakida [Osaka]
(3) Daisuke Sekimoto vs. TORU [Doutonbori]
(4) Fluorescent Light & Barbed-wire Board Tag Deathmatch: Ryuji Ito & Abdullah Kobayashi vs. Kankuro Hoshino & Masaya Takahashi
(5) Jaki Numazawa & Masashi Takeda vs. Orochi & Osamu Suganuma [both Dountonbori]
(6) Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka vs. Tsubasa & Billyken Kid
(7) Yuji Okabayashi, Hideki Suzuki [FREE] & Daichi Hashimoto vs. Magnitude Kishiwada, ZERO & The Bodyguard [all FREE]




~ The thirteenth day of the BOSJ took place today in Sendai.

~ The last day of the block matches took place with some last minute shuffling putting both of the finalists from the blocks into the final match at tomorrow’s show.

~ With all said and done, Ryusuke Taguchi will be moving on as the finalist of the A BLOCK and Will Ospreay will be moving on in the B BLOCK. Even though both were tied with points with others their wins throughout the course of the league set them  above the rest.

~ The BOSJ final card was released as well and will look as follows…

New Japan Pro Wrestling “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. XXIII”, 6/7/2016 [Tue] 18:30 @ Sendai Sun Plaza Hall in Miyagi

(1) Jay White vs. David Finlay
(2) Yoshitatsu & Captain New Japan vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
(3) Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Juice Robinson
(4) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Rocky Romero & Barreta
(5) KUSHIDA, Ricochet & Matt Sydal vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Volador Jr.
(6) Satoshi Kojima & Michael Elgin vs. Kenny Omega & Bad Luck Fale
(7) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI

(8) BOSJ Final Match: [A BLOCK #1] Ryusuke Taguchi vs. [B BLOCK #1] Will Ospreay

NJPW Event Cards for May & June 2016


Tokyo Gurentai NEWS

~ Hikaru Sato & Ryo Kawamura versus Daisuke Ikeda & Takuya Kai for the Tokyo IC Tag belts was announced for the 8/25 show in Shinjuku FACE.

Tokyo Gurentai “TOKYO CARNIVAL”, 8/25/2016 [Thu] @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo

Newly announced…
(-) Tokyo IC Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Hikaru Sato & Ryo Kawamura vs. [5th Challengers] Daisuke Ikeda & Takuya Kai
~ 1st title defense.

Previously announced…
(-) Special Single Match PRECIOSO ~TEXAS BRONCO~: NOSAWA Rongai vs. Terry Funk




~ Stardom : Iwatani made her 7th defense of the High Speed belt over Kagetsu on 6/5 in Nagoya. Io Shirai will be taking on Meiko Satomura on 7/2 in Sendai Girls with the Sendai Championship on the line.

~ WAVE : Rina Yamashita vs. Dynamite Kansai, Ryo Mizunami vs. Nanae Takahashi, and Yu Yamagata vs Hikaru Shida was announced for 7/6 show at Korakuen. Then Kaori Yoneyama and Cherry will be challenging Ayako Hamada & Yamagata for the WAVE Tag betls on 7/10 in Sapporo.


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I have been following Japanese Pro Wrestling for 20 years now and I have also been doing some form of covering it either in news or results for nearly 15 years as well. I got my start in promotions like AJPW, NJPW, FMW and Michinoku Pro. With All Japan being my go to promotion till this very day. Throughout the years I have followed All Japan more closely than any of the others out there, and thus I have taken it upon myself to keep people informed with what is happening all throughout sport in Japan. If it does not appear on the news feed I either do not follow it closely enough to relate the information or it just not my go to promotion in general. Follow Puroresu Spirit, which is my personal site, as I do my best to keep you all informed with what is happening in the land of the rising sun.

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