The calendar is updated for this months major scheduled shows as they are right now. Then if you look on the second page the major scheduled title matches for the month are updated to current as well.
~ The “Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY 2018” was announced to be held throughout the month of August. From August 3rd through August 25th. The competing teams and matches will be announced soon.
~ Then it was made official that Atsushi Aoki will defend the World Junior Heavyweight Championship belt against Yohei Nakajima on July 1st in Sapporo.
AJPW “2018 Dynamite Series”, 7/1/2018 [Sun] 14:00 @ Hotel Emisia Sapporo in Hokkaido
(-) World Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [47th Champion] Atsushi Aoki vs. [Challenger] Yohei Nakajima
~ 3rd title defense.
HOLY WAR NEWS
Toshiaki Kawada announced the full event card for his next self-produce show that will be taking place on July 8 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
The basic theme for this show will see “veteran vs young” and the main event for the show will feature Shiro Koshinaka, Masato Tanaka and KAZMA SAKAMOTO taking on the team of Yuko Miyamoto, Yusaku Obata and Kaito Kiyomiya. The middle portion of the show will feature a talk battle as Kawada will meet with Katsuhiko Nakajima. Kawada knew Nakajima when he was just a young kid in the ring and wishes to discuss his career now that he is in a leading position in his adulthood.
Below is the announced card at this time..
Toshiaki Kawada Produce “HOLY WAR vol. 2”, 7/8/2018 [Sun] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
(1) Minoru Fujita (FREE) vs. Junta Miyawaki (NOAH)
(2) 3WAY Match: Kuishinbo Kamen (Osaka) vs. Ryota Nakatsu (BASARA) vs. Yoshihiro Horaguchi (K-DOJO)
(3) Joshi Offer Match: Dump Matsumoto & ZAP vs. Hiroe Nagahama & Miyuki Takase
(4) Ore no Talk Battle: Toshiaki Kawada and Katsuhiko Nakajima (NOAH)
(5) Tamon Honda & Masao Inoue (both FREE) vs. Jun Kasai & Tomoya Hirata (both FREEDOMS)
(6) Yoshiaki Fujiwara (Fujiwara-gumi), Mitsuya Nagai (DRADITION) & Minoru Tanaka (FREE) vs. Hideki Suzuki (FREE), Super Tiger (RJPW) & Takatoshi Matsumoto (Reversal Gym ALPHA)
(7) Shiro Koshinaka (FREE), Masato Tanaka (ZERO1) & KAZMA SAKAMOTO (FREE) vs. Yuko Miyamoto (666), Yusaku Obata (ZERO1) & Kaito Kiyomiya (NOAH)
~ The full event card was announced the K-UP IMPACT show on July 8 at the Blue Field.
KAIENTAI DOJO “K-UP IMPACT in Blue Field ~ 2018 SUMMER ~”, 7/8/2018 [Sun] 13:00 @ Blue Field in Chiba
() Bambi & Ayame Sasamura vs. Saori Anno & Himeka Arita (both Actwres Girl’Z)
() Tatsuya Hanami vs. Hiroshi Yamato (FREE)
() Yuma, Kotaro Yoshino & Dinosaur Takuma vs. Yuji Kito, Mitoshichi Shinose & Akiyori Takizawa (all ASUKA PROJECT)
() Taishi Takizawa vs. Shunsuke Sayama (ASUKA PROJECT)
() TAKA Michinoku & Ricky Fuji vs. Keiichi Sato (FREE) & Chikara (Riki Enterprise)
() Kengo Mashimo & GO Asakawa vs. Koji Doi & Tsugataka Sato (both W-1)
() Tank Nagai vs. Suwama (AJPW)
POWER HALL NEWS
The full event card was announced for the next POWER HALL show that is scheduled to take place on July 10th at the Korakuen Hall. Among the additions is a 6 man tag featuring the veteran alliance of the Heisei Ishin-gun taking on the TOYKO GURENTAI and then the NOAH power combination of Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya taking on BJW’s Hideyoshi Kamitani & Takuya Nomura.
Below is the card in full at this time…
Riki Choshu Produce POWER HALL 2018 ~ Battle of another dimension~, 7/10/2018 [Tue] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) AJPW Offer Match ~ THE NEW GENERATION: Jake Lee & Koji Iwamoto vs. Naoya Nomura & Yuma Aoyagi
(2) BLAZE OF GLORY: Minoru Tanaka (FREE), Mitsuhiro Yoshida (GJPW) & LEONA (DRADITION) vs. HAYATA, YO-HEY & Tadasuke (all NOAH)
(3) NATURAL BORN WARRIORS: Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya (both NOAH) vs. Hideyoshi Kamitani & Takuya Nomura (both BJW)
(4) TRIO WITH SKILLS: [Heisei Ishin-gun] Shiro Koshinaka, AKIRA & Akitoshi Saito vs. [Tokyo Gurentai] NOSAWA Rongai, MAZADA & FUJITA
(5) Semi-final ~ A NEW ENCOUNTER: Tatsumi Fujinami (DRADITION), Naomichi Marufuji (NOAH) & Shotaro Ashino (W-1) vs. Shingo Takagi (DG), Koji Doi (W-1) & Kaito Kiyomiya (NOAH)
(6) Main Event ~ JOIN THE REVOLUTION II: Riki Choshu, Daisuke Sekimoto (BJW) & Yoshitatsu (FREE/AJPW) vs. Jun Akiyama (AJPW), Daichi Hashimoto (BJW) & Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio (W-1)
~ The latest W-1 TV is up. As it features highlights from the May 27 show, the announcement fo the W-1 GRAND PRIX 2018, and Kumaarashi’s going over the heel turn which leads him into the W-1 Single title challenge on June 13.
Then the President Kaz Hayashi announced that the “WRESTLE-1 GRAND PRIX 2018” will take place over two days. Four matches will take place on July 1st at the Odawara Arena and then the semi-finals and final match will take place on July 18th at the Korakuen Hall. The first round matches will be announced at a later date.
WRESTLE-1 GRAND PRIX 2018
Scheduled to compete
☆ Kaz Hayashi
☆ Shuji Kondo
☆ Masayuki Kono
☆ Koji Doi
☆ Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio
☆ Shotaro Ashino
☆ Takanori Ito
☆ Loser of W-1 Championship Match on 6/13 (Soya or Ashino)
Nine wrestlers were announced as the first part of those competing in this years “Midsummer Fire Festival 2018”. This years league will begin on July 8th at the Shinkiba 1stRING and run through until the final on July 29th at the Korakuen Hall.
☆ Masato Tanaka [current IC Tag Champion]
☆ Yusaku Obata [current World Heavy Champion]
☆ Kohei Sato
☆ Yuji Hino (FREE) [current IC Tag Champion]
☆ Super Tiger (RJPW)
☆ Yuko Miyamoto (Dark Promotion 666)
☆ Shogun Okamoto (FREE)
☆ Chris Vice [current UN Heavy Champion]
☆ Hartley Jackson
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