News Listings for June 23, 2017


BJW NEWS

~ Big Japan announced the updated event card for the July 17 show in Ryogoku. Among the updates is Shinobu claiming a spot in the junior belt decision match. Kohei Sato, Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani challenging for the Yokohama 6 Tag belts. Masakatsu Funaki was announced to team wtih Kazumi Kikuta to take on the team of Uto and Takuya. Then Kota Sekifuda will be returning from injury as he teams with Yuya Aoki to take on BASARA’s Ryuichi Sekine and either Kazuki or Yoshino (depending on the outcome of the junior league).

BJW ~RYOGOKUTAN~, 7/17/2017 [Mon] 15:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo

Newly announced…

() Kota Sekifuda’s Return Match: Kota Sekifuda & Yuya Aoki vs. Ryuichi Sekine & (either Kazuki or Yoshino)
() Special Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki & Kazumi Kikuta vs. Yoshihisa Uto & Takuya Nomura

Previously announced…

() Special 6 Man Tag Match: Great Kojika, Tsutomu Oosugi & Hercules Senga vs. Kendo Kashin, Shu & Kei Brahman

() First BJW Junior Heavyweight Championship Decision Match: League #1 vs. League #2
(~ Shinobu has a guaranteed spot, with Kazuki and Yoshino vying for the other spot.)

() Yokohama Shopping Street 6 Tag Championship Match: [10th Champions] Ryota Hama, Yasufumi Nakanoue & Shogun Okamoto vs. [Challengers] Kohei Sato, Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani
~ 1st title defense.

() BJW Tag Championship Match: [43rd Champions] Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi vs. [Challengers] (winners of 6/28 match)

() BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship Match: [10th Champion] Hideki Suzuki vs. [Challenger] Ryuichi Kawakami
~ 3rd title defense.

() BJW DeathMatch Heavyweight Championship Match: [35th Champion] Masaya Takahashi vs. [Challenger] Takayuki Ueki
~ 2nd title defense.

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/bjw/


DDT NEWS

~ Event cards were announced for the upcoming shows on July 8 in Ogura and July 9 in Hakata.

DDT “Road to Ryogoku 2017 ~ Dramatic Dream Tori-ka-shiwameshi”, 7/8/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @ Ogura Pastel Hall in Fukuoka

() Sanshiro Takagi & Hirata Collection A.T. vs. Makoto Oishi & Yuni
() HARASHIMA & Soma Takao vs. MAO & Nobuhiro Shimatani
() Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo vs. Joey Ryan & Antonio Honda
() Ogura Special Tag Match: Shigehiro Irie & Kouki Iwasaki vs. KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi

DDT “Road to Ryogoku 2017 ~ Dramatic Dream Tonkotsu”, 7/9/2017 [Sun] 18:00 @ Hakata StarLanes in Fukuoka 

() Sanshiro Takagi & Azur Dragon vs. Makoto Oishi & Shunma Katsumata
() Hakata Special Tag Match: HARASHIMA & Toru Owashi vs. Mike Bailey & Danshoku Dino

() KO-D Tag Championship Match: [61st Champions] Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi vs. [Challengers] KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi
~ 2nd title defense.
() DDT EXTREME Grade Championship Match: [Champion] Daisuke Sasaki vs. [Challenger] Joey Ryan
~ 3rd title defense.


DOUTONBORI NEWS

~ The full event card was announced the upcoming big show on July 16 at the EDION Arena, 2nd Gym.

Doutonbori Pro-Wrestling “Osaka Summer Battle”, 7/16/2017 [Sun] 12:00 @ EDION Arena Osaka, 2nd Gymnasium

(1) Yuto Kikuchi vs. Kondai Koyama
(2) HUB & Takashi Tachibana vs. Magnitude Kishiwada & Shoichi Uchida
(3) Comedy All-Star Battle Royale: Taiyoto Kamen, Osamu Suganuma, Mede Tiger Mask, Kyusei Ninja Ranmaru, Takoyakida, Hideaki Sumi, Takaku Fuke, Mizuki, Konamon, Mr. Furyu, Yuji Yoshida, Bonjin Pulp, Orochi, “Crazy” J, SuperGuapoMEX, Great Muco, Maholva, Kosoku Mochitsuki Man, Hiroaki Moriya, Yoshiaki Iwata, Mikiya Sasaki,  Itsui Aoki, Wakashoyo, Takemaru, Yun Gang Chul, Karate Machine #3, YUKA, Antonio Ko-Inoki, Tsuneo Yoshie, Teruko Kagawa, The Great Kabuki
(4) Gran Hamada 45th Anniversary Match: Gran Hamada, Super Delfin & Tsubasa vs. Shingen, Katsumi Oribe & Real Inunakin

(5) WDWW Championship Match: [1st Champion] Akagi vs. [Challenger] Kuishinbo Kamen
~ 2nd title defense.
(6) WDW Tag Championship Match: [5th Champion] Cooger & Billyken Kid vs. [Challengers] TORU & Ra-pid
~ 1st title defense.
(7) WDW Championship Match: [4th Champion] Kazuaki Mihara vs. [Challenger] GAINA
~ 2nd title defense.

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/doutonbori


WRESTLE-1 NEWS

~ A special 6 man tag match was added to the upcoming MASTERS show on July 26, as the team of Shiro Koshinaka, AKIRA, and Akitoshi Saito will be taking on the Big Japan team of Great Kojika, Daisuke Sekimoto, and Yuji Okabayashi.

PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS, 7/26/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

Newly announced…

() MASTER BATTLE! Heisei Ishin-gun vs Dai Nihon Pro-Wrestling Special 6 Man Tag Match: Shiro Koshinaka, AKIRA & Akitoshi Saito w/ Masashi Aoyagi vs. Great Kojika, Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi

Previously announced…

() FIRST MASTERS Special Single Match: Ricky Fuji vs. Hisakatsu Oya
() Lucha Master the Best Special 6 Tag Match: The Great Sasuke, Shiryu & SATO vs. NOSAWA Rongai, MASADA & FUJITA
() PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS Gather! Special 6 Man Tag Match: Tatsumi Fujinami, Riki Choshu & X vs. Great Muta, The Great Kabuki & TNT

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/w-1/


ZERO1 NEWS

~ All 10 wrestlers have been made official set for this years “Fire Festival” league. This years league is set to run from July 9 through July 30.

☆ Masato Tanaka [reigning World Heavyweight Champion, 17th year competing, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2012 Winner]
☆ Yusaku Obata [5th year competing, 2016 Winner]
☆ Kohei Sato [17th year competing, 2004 & 2015 Winner]
☆ James Raideen [4th year competing, 2013 Winner]
☆ Shogun Okamoto (FREE) [2nd year competing]
Super Tiger (RJPW) [1st year competing]
Daiki Inaba (W-1) [1st year competing] (recommended by Shinjiro Otani)
Kenoh (NOAH) [1st year competing]
Yuko Miyamoto (666) [1st year competing] (recommended by Kenta Kobashi)
LEONA (DRADITION) [1st year competing] (recommended by Masahiro Chono)

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/zero1/


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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.

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