News Listings for June 21, 2017

BASARA NEWS

~ More matches were announced for the July 5 show at the Shinjuku FACE, which will feature the finals of the on-going Itadaki League.

BASARA, 7/5/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo

() Takato Nakano vs. Naoki Tanizaki
() Pro-Wrestling Trial: Goma Ryu (Defense) & Abdullah
Kobayashi (accused) vs. Hercules Senga (Prosecutor) & Fuminori Abe (Witnes)
() Special Single Match: Ryota Nakatsu vs. Magnitude Kishiwada
() Hardcore Tag Match: Isami Kodaka & (to be announced) vs. Yasu Urano & (to be announced)

(-) Itadaki League ~ Final Match: (A BLOCK #1) vs. (B BLOCK #1)

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BJW NEWS

~ Kota Sekifuda announced that he would be returning to active competition at the Ryogoku show on July 17.

~ The full event card was announced for the upcoming Korakuen Hall show on June 28, as well as the July 2 show in Takasaki.

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

(1) Tsutomu Oosugi, Hercules Senga & Kankuro Hoshino vs. Minoru Fujita, Shu & Kei Brahman
(2) Death Match: Masaya Takahashi, Takayuki Ueki & Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Jaki Numazawa, Masashi Takeda & Takumi Tsukamoto
(3) Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi vs. Tatsuhiko Yoshino & Takuya Nomura
(4) Ryota Hama, Yasufumi Nakanoue & Yuya Aoki vs. Kohei Sato, Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani

(5) 1st BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship League Match: Kazuki Hashimoto vs. Shinobu

(6) Hideki Suzuki & Yoshihisa Uto vs. Ryuichi Kawakami & Kazumi Kikuta

(7) BJW Tag Next Challenger Team Decision  Death Match: Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka vs. Abdullah Kobayashi & Ryuji Ito

BJW, 7/2/2017 [Sun] 16:00 @ New Sunpia Takasaki in Gunma

(1) Kazuki Hashimoto & Yuya Aoki vs. Tatsuhiko Yoshino & Takuya Nomura
(2) Shuji Ishikawa & MAZADA vs. Masashi Takeda & Toshiyuki Sakuda
(3) Ryoji Sai, Shigeno Shima & Kazumi Kikuta vs. Rikiya Fudo, Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani
(4) Hideki Suzuki & Yoshihisa Uto vs. Ryuichi Kawakami & Yasufumi Nakanoue
(5) Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi vs. Ryota Hama & Shogun Okamoto
(6) Death Match: Masaya Takahashi, Jaki Numazawa & Kankuro Hoshino vs. Takayuki Ueki, Abdullah Kobayashi & Ryuji Ito

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DDT NEWS

~ Matches were announced for the upcoming Osaka show on July 16. The show will feature many Osaka natives competing against the established among DDT. Also among the announcements is a special singles match between the reigning All Japan Triple Crown champion Shuji Ishikawa and the big man from DNA in Kazusada Higuchi.

Dramatic Dream Team “Dramatic Dreams! Vol. 4 ~ Never Come ~”, 7/16/2017 [Sun] 17:00 @ EDION Arena Osaka, 2nd Stadium

() Battle Royal:
() Danshoku Dieno, Super Sasadango Machine & Atsushi Maruyama vs. Makoto Oishi, Jun Kasai & Yuni
() Wrestling Hunters vs DAMNATION ~ Special 6 Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Dick Togo & Mike Bailey vs. Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie
() Triple Crown Giant vs DNA  Big Gun: Shuji Ishikawa vs. Kazusada Higuchi

~ Previously announced…

() Special 3WAY Match: Kikutaro vs. Kuishinbo Kamen vs. Antonio Honda
() Shuten-Doji vs DNA OSAKA: KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi vs. Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
() Technician ~ Special Single Match: Masahiro Takanashi vs. HUB
() Osaka Pro-Wrestling Class vs Kishiwada Gurentai ~ Longing to Challenge ~ Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Shigehiro Irie vs. “Big Boss” MA-G-MA & Black Buffalo

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NJPW NEWS

~ The competitors for this years G1 CLIMAX were announced…

“One in Every Century Talent” Hiroshi Tanahashi (2007 & 2015 Winner)
“Runaway King Kong” Togi Makabe (2009 Winner)
“Big Mike” Michael Elgin
“Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada (2012 & 2014 Winner)
“Aramusha of Chaos” Hirooki Goto (2008 Winner)
“STONE PITBULL” Tomohiro Ishii
“Competent Producer” Toru Yano
“HEAD HUNTER” YOSHI – HASHI
“THE CLEANER” Kenny Omega (2016 Winner)
“The Under Boss” Bad Luck Fale
“Bad Boy” Tama Tonga
“Uncontrollable Charisma” Tetsuya Naito (2013 Winner)
“Cold Skull” SANADA
“King of Darkness” EVIL
“Gowan” Satoshi Kojima (2010 Winner)
“Blue Justice” Yuji Nagata (2001 Winner)
“Hear & Honor” Juice Robinson
“The World’s Worst Bad Guy” Minoru Suzuki
“Young Technician from Britian” Zack Sabre Jr.
“Golden ★ Star” Kota Ibushi

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/njpw/


MISC. NEWS

~ Antonio Inoki will be hosting his own “INOKI ISM” show on July 24 at the Korakuen Hall. The event will be held in honor of the 10th anniversary since Karl Gotch’s passing.

~ There are incoming reports that “IGF” as it stands no longer exists in its former form. NEW, Next Exciting Wrestling, was formed within the wake of the IGF issues and exists separate from the original promotion. Though due issues with shareholders of IGF that main branch has officially been put on a hiatus. Though Inoki will now be hosting his own new brand of shows starting with the “ISM” show in late July.

INOKI ISM, 7/24/2017 [Mon] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(-) Scott Norton & Hikaru Sato vs. Hideki Suzuki & Takatoshi Matsumoto

~ Then a special charity show was announced to be held in Kumamoto on August 6. Masahiro Chono and Kenta Kobashi will both be special guests for the event.

Kumamoto Earthquake Disaster Charity Show ~ DREAM is SUPER ☆ RINGS, 8/6/2017 [Sun] 12:00 @ Grand Messe Kumamoto

(1) Aoi Ishibashi vs. Tamu Nakano
(2) Tetsuhiro Kuroda, HASEGAWA & Takumi Sakurai vs. Kotaro Suzuki, Hide Kubota & Keiichi Sato
(3) Toshiaki Terao, Daisaku Shimoda & Rocky Kawamura & Daisuke Ikeda vs. Shogun Okamoto, Hitamaru Sasaki, MIYAWAKI & Masahiro Sase
(4) Heisei Ishin Army vs Tokyo Gurentai: The Great Kabuki, Shiro Koshinaka, AKIRA w/ Kancho Aoyagi vs. NOSAWA Rongai, MAZADA & FUJITA
(5) Koji Kanemoto, Kendo Kashino & KENSO vs. Tomohiko Hashimoto, Dick Togo & Hi69


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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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