News Listings for February 6, 2017

DDT NEWS

~ More matches were announced for the February 12 show. The show will feature the first formation of the new “NO FEAR” as Takayama and Dino take on KUDO and Guanchulo, Daisuke Sasaki in a special tag match in his hometown, then a special 6WAY match will be head as 5 different teams are vying for Soma Takao to join their faction.

DDT “Dramatic Nerima The Fighter 2017”, 2/12/2017 [Sun] 17:00 @ Nerima Coconeri Hall in Tokyo

(0) King of Dark Championship Match: [Champion] Nobuhiro Shimatani vs. [Challenger] Gota Ihashi

() Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Keisuke Ishii vs. Kazusada Higuchi, Kouki Iwasaki & Tomomitsu Matsunaga
() Mad Paulie vs. Shunma Katsumata
() Daisuke Sasaki Special Hometown Match: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo vs. Jun Kasai & Antonio Honda
() Real NO FEAR Start: Yoshihiro Takayama & Danshoku Dino vs. KUDO & Guanchulo
() Soma Takao Contention Unit Decision Special 6WAY Match: Soma Takao vs. Yasu Urano (Smile Squash) vs. Sanshiro Takagi (T2-hee) vs. Makoto Oishi (NωA) vs. Rekka (New Taiwan) vs. Saki Akai (Oscar Promotion)

() Special 3WAY Match: Konosuke Takeshita vs. MAO vs. Colt Cabana

() KO-D Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Masakatsu Funaki & Yukio Sakaguchi vs. [Challengers] HARASHIMA & Akito
~ 1st title defense.

~ A special tag match was announced for the upcoming Korakuen show on February 19. As HARASHIMA and KUDO take on the team of Konosuke Takeshita and Dick Togo. Also announced is a 3WAY for the Ironman Heavy Metal belt as the kotatsu, Japanese sitting table, takes on Keisuke Ishii and Antonio Honda which is sure to be another an interesting contest.

DDT “Into The Fight 2017”, 2/19/2017 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

Newly announced….

() Takagi Army vs Michael Army Loser Abroad Exile Match: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai vs. Michael Nakazawa, Masahiro Takanashi, Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Cherry
() Ironman Heavy Metal Championship 3 WAY Match: [Champion] kotatsu (Japanese sitting table) vs. [Callenger] Keisuke Ishii vs. [Challenger] Antonio Honda

() DDT Pre-20th Anniversary Special Tag Match: HARASHIMA & KUDO vs. Konosuke Takeshita & Dick Togo

Previously announced…

() Special Single Match: Colt “Boom Boom” Cabana vs. Danshhoku “Bin Bin” Dino

~ Then a few updates were made for the upcoming supershow at the Saitama Super Arena on March 20. As first off former MMA fighter Shungo Oyama will be teaming with KUDO to take on the team of Yoshihiro Takayama and Dick Togo. Then also the KO-D 6 Tag belts will be in defense on the show. Currently the challenger team is undecided.

DDT “Judgement 2017 ~ DDT 20th Anniversary Show”, 3/20/2017 [Mon] 13:00 @ Saitama Super Arena

Newly announced…

() Shungo Oyamo Pro-Wrestling Challenge Match: Yoshihiro Takayama & Dick Togo vs. KUDO & Shungo Oyama

() KO-D 6 Tag Championship Match: [Champion] Kazusada Higuchi, Kouki Iwasaki & Mizuki Watase vs. [Challengers] (to be announced)

Previously announced…

() Tokyo Joshi Offer Dark Match: Yuu, Mil Crown & Maki Ito vs. Reika Seiki, Rika Tatsumi & Azusa Takaiwa
() DNA Offer Dark Match: Recca, Daiki Shimomura & Yuki Ueno vs. Nobuhiro Shimatani, Naomi Yoshimura & Dai Suzuki
() Dark Match ~ 20th Anniversary Battle Royal: MIKAMI, GENTARO, Bambi, Rion Mizuki…

() Super Girls Pro Wars 2017: Saki Akai, Akiko Satonami & Shoko Nakajima vs. Aja Kong, Cherry & Miyu Yamashita
() Special 8 Man Tag Match: Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Antonio Honda & Guanchulo vs. Jaguar Yokota, Yuni, X & XX
() Special Single Match: Shigehiro Irie vs. Mike Bailey
() DDT 20th Anniversary Match ~ Worldwide Best in the World Dangerous Guy Showdown: Danshoku Dino vs. Joey Ryan
~ DDT is giving an early warning that this match will be explicit in nature.
() Sengoku Commander Match: Masahiro Takagi, Keiji Mutoh & Isami Kodaka vs. Kota Ibushi, Jun Akiyama & Daisuke Sekimoto

(-) DDT EXTREME Championship Hardcore Match: [38th Champion] Jun Kasai vs. [Challenger] Daisuke Sasaki
~ 4th title defense.

(-) KO-D Openweight Championship Match: [60th Champion] HARASHIMA vs. [Challenger] Konosuke Takeshita
~ 4th title defense.

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DG NEWS

~ It was announced that YAMATO will be defending the Open The Dream Gate belt against Cyber Kong on that back to back Osaka shows on either March 4 or 5.

DRAGON GATE  “CHAMPION GATE 2017 in Osaka”, 3/4 & 3/5/2017 [Sat/Sun] @ EDION Arena Osaka, 2nd Stadium 

() Open The Brave Gate Championship Match: [Champion] Eita vs. [Challenger] El Lindaman
() Open The Dream Gate Championship Match: [Champion] YAMATO vs. [Challenger] Cyber Kong


NJPW NEWS

~ The dates for this years “NEW JAPAN CUP 2017” were announced as well. As the first round matches will be taking place on March 11 and 12, the second rounds being split between four shows from March 13 through March 17, the semi-finals will be on March 19, and the final day on Match 20. The winner of course will earn a chance to challenge for either IWGP Heavy, IWGP, or ever the NEVER Openweight belt at the April 9 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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WRESTLE-1 NEWS

~ The UWA World 6 Tag belts were announced to be in defense on the upcoming show on February 22 at the Shinjuku FACE. As the veteran champion team of Shuji Kondo, Jun Kasai, and NOSAWA Rongai will be defending the belts against the up-and-comers Daiki Inaba, Yusuke Kodama, and Kohei Fujimura. The title match will be joining the previously announced finals for the Result Championship Tournament.

“WRESTLE-1 TOUR 2017 W-IMPACT”, 2/22/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo

~ Newly announced…

() Manabu Soya & Ryuichi Kawakami vs. Shogun Okamoto (FREE) & Masayuki Mitomi (Ehime Pro)
() Kaz Hayashi, Kotaro Suzuki & Isami Kodaka (BASARA) vs. Andy Wu, Seiki Yoshioka & Sho Shindo (ACE)
() W-1 Championship Prelude: Masayuki Kono & Jun Tonsho (ACE) vs. Shotaro Ashino & Seigo Tachibana (ACE)

() UWA World 6 Tag Championship Match: [52nd Champions] Shuji Kondo, Jun Kasai & NOSAWA Rongai vs. [Challengers] Daiki Inaba, Yusuke Kodama & Kohei Fujimura
~ 1st title defense.

~ Previously announced…

() WRESTLE-1 Result Championship Decision Tournament ~ Semi-final Match: Koji Doi vs. Ganseki Tanaka
() WRESTLE-1 Result Championship Decision Tournament ~ Semi-final Match: Kumagoro vs. Hiroki Murase
() WRESTLE-1 Result Championship Decision Tournament ~ Final Match:


ZERO1 NEWS

~ The event card were announced for the upcoming shows on February 18 and 19.

ZERO1, 2/18/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @ Niigata City Higashi Ward Plaza

() Tatsuhito Takaiwa (FREE) vs. Chris Orndorff
() Yoshikazu Yokoyama vs. Shigeno Shima (Niigata)
() Takuya Sugawara & Kotaro Suzuki (FREE) vs. Ikuto Hidaka & Sean Guinness
() Masato Tanaka & James Raideen vs. TARU & Hartley Jackson
() Shogun Okamoto vs. KAMIKAZE
() Akebono & Shinjiro Otani vs. Kohei Sato & Yusaku Obata

ZERO1, 2/19/2017 [Sun] 18:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo

() Chris Orndorff vs. Takuya Nomura (BJW)
() Kohei Sato & Yoshikazu Yokoyama vs. TARU & KAMIKAZE
() Sean Guinness vs. Hartley Jackson
() Ikuto Hidaka & Hayato “Jr” Fujita vs. Kotaro Suzuki & Takuya Sugawara
() Akebono & Shinjiro Otani vs. Masato Tanaka & James Raideen
() Yusaku Obata vs. Shogun Okamoto

~ It was announced that Obata and KAI will challenge Akebono and Shogun Okamoto for the IC Tag belts on 3/2 at Korakuen. A rematch stemming from the finals of last years Furinkazan Tag Tournament which saw Obata and KAI as the victors.

“Shinsei ZERO1 Dream Series ~ Raising an Army ~ 16th Anniversary Show”, 3/2/2017 [Thu] 18:45 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

() NWA Intercontinental Tag Championship Match: [34th Champions] Akebono & Shogun Okamoto vs. [Challengers] Yusaku Obata & KAI
~ 1st title defense.

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