News Listings for May 12, 2017

AJPW NEWS

~ Sai suffered a lot of blood loss following an accidental hand strike from Suwama. After Sai attempted to avoid a lariat from Suwama.

~ Medical personal were called in to check on Sai was taken backstage with a stretcher.
~ It was also announced that Suwama has suffered an injury to his right hand as well.
~ The two will miss tomorrow’s show as the extent of their injuries will be released when they are known for certain.

~ Tomorrow’s updated event card is as follows…

All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2017 Super Power Series”, 5/13/2017 [Sat] @ Higashiomi City Eigenji Sports Park Gymnasium in Shiga

(1) Yusuke Okada vs. Atsushi Maruyama (FREE)
(2) Yohei Nakajima vs. Yuma Aoyagi
(3) GAORA TV Prelude: Jun Akiyama & Ultimo Dragon vs. Mitsuya Nagai & Takeshi Minamino
(4) Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato vs. Koji Iwamoto & Rikiya Fudo
~ originally… (-) Suwama, Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato vs. Koji Iwamoto, Ryoji Sai & Rikiya Fudo (Suwama and Sai out with injury.)
(5) Takao Omori vs. KAI
(6) Kento Miyahara, Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura vs. Shuji Ishikawa, Zeus & The Bodyguard

AJPW Event Cards for May & June 2017


BASARA NEWS

~ The full event card was announced for the next show on May 17.

BASARA, 5/17/2017 [Wed] 19:30 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo

() Ryuji Ito (BJW), Ryuichi Sekine & Fuminori Abe (Sportiva) vs. Masamune (FREE), Yusuke Kubo & Tatsuhiko Yoshino (BJW)

() Itadaki ~ A BLOCK Match: Trans Am ★ Ryuichi vs. Best Stretch Man V3
() Itadaki ~ A BLOCK Match: Takumi Tsukamoto vs. Takato Nakano
() Itadaki ~ B BLOCK Match: Trans Am ★ Hiroshi vs. SAGAT
() Itadaki ~ B BLOCK Match: Isami Kodaka vs. Goma Ryu
() Itadaki ~ B BLOCK Match: FUMA vs. Ryota Nakatsu

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BJW NEWS

All of the matches were announced for the upcoming “1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League”.

The round-robin league is set to begin on May 25 and will run all the way through to the decision match, between the top two, on the July 17 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. The title will be solely for the talent who are 95kg (209lbs) and under which then means the World Strong belt is designation for wrestlers 96kg (211lbs) and up.

OFFICIAL LEAGUE WRESTLERS

Kazuki Hashimoto (170cm, 80kg)
Tatsuhiko Yoshino (173cm, 80kg)
Shinobu (170cm, 75kg)
Toshiyuki Sakuda (155cm, 82kg)
Takuya Nomura (176cm, 85kg)
Yuya Aoki (177cm, 85kg)

OFFICIAL LEAGUE MATCHES

BJW “Road to RYOGUKUTAN”, 5/25/2017 [Thu] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Shinobu

BJW “Death Market 38”, 5/28/2017 [Sun] 18:00 @ Nagoya Diamond Hall in Aichi

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Shinobu vs. Toshiyuki Sakuda

BJW, 6/4/2017 [Sun] 14:00 @ Yume Messe Miyagi

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Shinobu vs. Yuya Aoki
(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Tatsuhiko Yoshino

BJW, 6/6/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @  Eniwa Shimamatsu Gymnasium in Hokkaido

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Toshiyuki Sakuda

BJW, 6/7/2017 [Wed] 18:30 @  Asahikawa Eastern District Physical Education Center in Hokkaido

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Yuya Aoki

BJW, 6/8/2017 [Thu] 18:30 @  Abashiri Kita Community Center in Hokkaido

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Takuya Nomura vs. Yuya Aoki

BJW, 6/10/2017 [Sat] 18:30 @ Sasukino Mars Gym in Hokkaido

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Takuya Nomura

BJW, 6/11/2017 [Sun] 17:00 @ Sasukino Mars Gym in Hokkaido

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Takuya Nomura
(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Yuya Aoki

BJW, 6/12/2017 [Mon] 18:30 @ Aomori Hamanashi Kaikan

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Yuya Aoki

BJW, 6/17/2017 [Sat] 17:00 @ Osaka Municipal Yodogawa Ward Center 

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Takuya Nomura

BJW, 6/21/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Shinobu vs. Takuya Nomura
(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Toshiyuki Sakuda

BJW, 6/28/2017 [Wed] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(-) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Shinobu

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HARD HIT NEWS

~ Rocky Kawamura versus Yoshiki “Hitokui” Takahashi was announced for the July 16 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. The first ever King of Pancrase Heavyweight Champion, Yoshiki will be competing in the ring for first time since 2013. As he takes on the current King of Pancrase Middleweight Champion in Kawamura.

Hard Hit “ALL MARTIAL ARTS ADVANCE”, 7/16/2017 [Sun] 18:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo

(-) Dark Match: SUSHI (FREE) vs. Yuu Iizuka (HEAT-UP)
(-) Dark Match: Kenta Hattori (Kachofugetsu) vs. Fuminori Abe (Sportiva)

(-) Yoshiki Takahashi Resurrection Match: Yoshiki “Hitokui” Takahashi (D-ONE Gym) vs. Rocky Kawamura (PancrasISM)

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/hard-hit/


MISC/INDIE NEWS

~ A-TEAM : HASEGAWA was announced to be competing in the main for the show on May 21. The event card was altered as following…

Pro-Wrestling A-TEAM, 5/21/2017 [Sun] 13:00 @ Nishiwa Distribution Warehouse Special Ring in Nara 

(1) Takumi Sakurai vs. Naoshi Sano
(2) Takeshi Minamino & Tadanobu Fujisawa vs. Wild Bear & Wild Seven
(3) TORU vs. Toshiaki Terao
(4) Boxing Rules Match: Eiji Nakamura vs. Ryunosuke Morikawa
(5) Tequila Drunkers Match: Naoki Tanizaki & Rion Mizuki vs. Masahiro Sase & Daisaku Shimoda
(6) Special 6 Man Tag Match: Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Atsushi Onita & Daisuke Ikeda vs. Tomohiko Hashimoto, HASEGAWA & Nobutaka Moribe

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/a-team

~ DNA : Shunma Katsumata versus Yuki Ueno was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on July 4. The show will also feature Kazusada Higuchi’s graduation match from the rookie group.

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/dna

~ TOKYO GURENTAI : BxB Hulk was announced to be competing on the July 19 show at the Shinjuku FACE.

TOKYO GURENTAI “TOKYO CARNIVAL 2017”, 7/19/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo

(-) SPOTLIGHT MIX: Kikutaro & Koharu Hinata vs. Kotaro Suzuki (FREE) & Heidi Katrina (SP.E.)

(-) Tokyo World Heavyweight Championship Match: [5th Champion] Masaaki Mochizuki vs. [Challenger] Yuko Miyamoto
~ 3rd title defense.

~ Also announced to be competing: NOSAWA Rongai, MAZADA, FUJITA, KIKUZAWA, Kaz Hayashi, Manabu Soya, Hikaru Sato, Rocky Kawamura, SUSHI, Takuya Kai, Chikara, BxB Hulk…

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About BushidoRX

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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