News Listings for April 25, 2017

~ BJW : Updated event cards, Masashi Takeda out with a knee injury.
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 5/4 show in Osaka, Itadaki 1st day.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Tag title match announced for 6/4, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs Kazuhiro Tamura & Fuminori Abe.
~ K-DOJO : Full event cards announced for the Golden Week shows, Kengo Mashimo vs Isami Kodaka for the ST-K belt set for 5/28.
~ NEW : A couple matches announced for 4/30 show in Saitama.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE show on 5/9.
~ ZERO1 : Hayato “Jr” Fujita out with injury as the full card announced for the 4/26 Tenkaichi finals at Korakuen + Updated event cards for the 4/28 through 5/6 shows.
~ MISC : Rikidozan honored with WWE’s legacy award. Mitsuo Momota and Chikara accept the honor at his grave-site. All Japan Joshi referee Shiro Abe passed away at the age of 76. Continue reading

News Listings for April 20, 2017

~ AJPW : Issues arize between All Japan and FMW over wrongful use of Suwama’s name. + FMW 4/27 card.
~ BASARA : Competitors announced for the 2017 “Itadaki” league. Will run through May and June.
~ BJW : Full card announced for 4/28 at Korakuen and big show at Yokohama on 5/5. DeathMatch and World Strong defenses.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for the 5/5 show at Korakuen.
~ Michinoku : Ayumu Gunji out with a neck injury, to miss the Golden Week tour of shows.
~ RJPW : Akebono to miss the 4/27 show, Kendo Kashin announced as his replacement, updated card.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for the 4/23 show, Result title: Koji Doi vs Kumagoro. Then 3 title matches announced for the 5/4 show at Korakuen, Shotaro Ashino vs Manabu Soya. Continue reading

News Listings for April 18, 2017

~ BJW : Kojika to compete on 4/28 for his 75th birthday, also announced for the big Yokohama show on 5/5.
~ DDT : 5WAY Next Challenger match announced for DDT EXTEME belt.
~ Doutonbori : Full card announced for the 5/7 show, Kazuaki Mihara vs Katsumi Oribe for the WDW belt.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen and 5/4 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : Special memorial ceremony to be held for the late Haruka Eigen on April 23 in Kanazawa.
~ ZERO1 : Akebono and Shogun Okamoto to relinquish the IC Tag belts due to Akebono missing all upcoming shows due to a skin infection. Continue reading

News Listings for April 14, 2017

~ AJPW : Updates heading into the Champion Carnival on 4/16, Kyohei Wada returns to reffing duties, May event cards updated, Akiyama vs. Nagai set for 5/21.
~ BJW : Many notable big freelance names announced to be competing on 5/15 show, Ultimo Dragon and Kashin compete for the first time in Big Japan.
~ DRADITON : Full card announced for 4/22 in Fukuoka and 4/23 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Akebono to miss the 4/19 show, event card updated.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato and Yusaku Obata off the 4/16 show due to injuries, event card updated.
~ Joshi : Kagetsu announcers her leave from active competition. Citing personal reasons, but will return if she feels she is able to do her best. Continue reading

News Listings for April 11, 2017

~ BASARA : Kodaka vs Tanizaki announced for 5/4 show.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 4/14 through 4/29.
~ GUTS World : Results from today’s show + Updated 5/5 card.
~ NEW NEWS : 2 matches announced for the 4/20 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ NJPW : Title matches announced for next set of shows, Okada vs Fale, Naito vs Robinson, Goto vs Iizuka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full card announced for the 4/16 charity show in Kobe. Continue reading

News Listings for May 5, 2017

~ BJW : Updated event cards for 4/21 & 22.
~ DNA : Full event card announced for 4/21 show.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kobashi announced the full event card for the 6/14 show, Daisuke Sekimoto & Suwama vs. Kohei Sato & Shingo Takagi.
~ FREEDOMS : KFC Tag match added to 4/8 show, full event card announced for 4/16 show.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA Michinoku vs. Kota Ibushi announced for 4/23 show.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for 4/19 show at Korakuen, Akebono, Kono & KAI vs Kotaro, NOSAWA & MAZADA. Continue reading

News Listings for April 4, 2017

~ BASARA : Minoru Tanaka and a new rookie announced to be involved at the 4/29 show at Korakuen.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 4/8 and 4/9 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Matches announced, 4/16 @ Shinkiba and main event for Korakuen on 5/2, Masaoka vs. Fukimoto.
~ RJPW : Full event card announced for 4/27 show at Korakuen, Otani vs. Super Tiger.
~ W-1 : Updated event cards, 4/19 @ Korakuen, ACE on 5/1.
~ ZERO1 : Tenkachi Junior League kicks off, updated tour event cards.
~ JOSHI : JWP to be renamed as PURE-J come their return this Summer. Continue reading

News Listing for March 27, 2017

~ BASARA : Full card announced for 4/6 shows.
~ BJW : Matches announced for 4/12 show in Osaka, Okabayashi & Shingo Takagi vs Daichi & Kamitani.
~ DDT : Updated event card for April shows, Happy Motel final on 4/1, 4/8 Takeshita vs. Paulie, 4/14 DAMNATION Produce.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Next show announced for 6/14.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE on 4/13. Outside talent throughout.
~ NOAH : GHC Jr. Tag match set for 4/22, Ishimori & Hi69 vs Ohara & Kumano. Updated event cards for 4/11 – 4/16.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Hayashi announced as the new president of W-1, Kondo to be vice-president.
~ ZERO1 : Masato Tanaka to defend the World Heavy belt against James Raideen on 4/26 at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for March 23, 2017

~ BASARA : Main event set for the Korakuen Hall show on April 29 (Ryuichi vs Nakatsu).
~ DRADITION : Full card announced for the Korakuen Hall show on April 20, Fujinami’s 45th anniversary show.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the 4/1 (K-BLOOM) and 4/2 (K-UP IMPACT) shows.
~ Michinoku : Full event card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on April 15, Tohoku Tag : Hidaka and Fujita vs Yappermen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full card announced for the 4/9 show in Hokkaido, UWA 6 Tag defense set : Inaba, Kodama & Fujimura vs. Hayashi, Kono & Kondo. Continue reading

News Listings for March 21, 2017

~ DDT : Next set of title matches officially set, Takeshita vs. Endo for the KO-D belt and Fuanki & Sakaguchi vs. Takayama & & Dieno for the KO-D Tag belts on 4/29. KO-D 6 Tag on 3/25 (New ωrestling Aidoru vs New Wrestling Ameria), Iron Man Heavy Metal on 3/26 (Dieno vs Ryan), DDT EXTREME on 4/14 (Daisuke vs to be announced)
~ NJPW : Okada vs Shibata officially set for 4/9 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan + Full card announced for the show including 4 more title bouts, full tour listed.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Main event announced for the 4/4 show, NOSAWA Rongai, Manabu Soya & Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Masayuki Kono, Kaz Hayashi & Kendo Kashin.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Ashino vs Kondo for the W-1 Championship announced for 4/19 at Korakuen, W-1 Tag & Cruiser matches also announced. Full event card also announced for 3/16 show, Doi vs Omen for the Result belt. Continue reading

News Listings for March 17, 2017

~ AJPW : Keisuke Ishii vs Hikaru Sato for the World Junior belt set for 4/28.
~ BJW : Updated event cards, 3/30 & 3/31.
~ DNA : Matches announced for the next show on 4/21 in Shinjuku.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for 3/23, 4/2 and 4/8.
~ FMW : Full card announced for 3/22 show, Hayabusa 1st Death Anniversary show, Mr. Gannosuke’s FMW return set.
~ J-STAGE : Full card announced for 3/24 show.
~ JOSHI : Manami Toyota announced her retirement to be on 11/3 of this year.
~ NEW : Full card announced for the debut show on 4/5 in Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Semi-finals now set for the NEW JAPAN CUP on 3/19.
~ NOAH : Nakajima set to compete for “The Crash” in Mexico on 4/5. Continue reading

News Listings for March 13, 2017

~ AJPW : All of the matches were announced for the upcoming “Champion Carnival”.
~ NJPW : Updated event cards for the second round shows for the on-going NEW JAPAN CUP.
~ NOAH : Event cards announced for March and early April shows, GHC Tag match set for 4/14.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Suwama & Shuji Kondo vs. Kotaro Suzuki & Buffalo announced for 4/4 show.
~ ZERO1 : Wrestler and matches announced for the “Tenkaichi Junior League”. Set to take place through April. Continue reading