News Listings for June 22, 2018

~ RIP Vader
~ AJPW : Ryoji Sai versus Bodyguard for the Asia Heavy belt set for 7/29.
~ BJW : Yoshino to miss July due to back surgery, updated event cards for 7/1, 7/17, and Kazuyuki Fujita announced for 7/21 show in Osaka.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 6/26 & Masahiro Takanashi’s 15th anniversary show on 7/8.
~ Riki Choshu Produce POWER HALL : Yoshiaki Fujiwara versus Gota Ihashi added to the opening match of the show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full event card announced for the first round show of the “W-1 GRAND PRIX” on 7/1. Continue reading

News Listings for June 19, 2018

~ AJPW : Event card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 7/5.
~ BJW : Death Match formats announced for the 6/20 & 6/30 shows + Yokohama 6 Tag defense set for next Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the multi-promotional show on 8/6 at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Taishi Takizawa set to defend the CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K belt against Shu Asakawa on
~ MICHINOKU : The full event cards announced for the Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary show on 6/24 and the 1stRING show on 7/7.
~ NOAH : Card change for the 6/21 show as Kitamiya takes on Saito, Daisuke Harada to defend the GHC Jr. belt against Hitoshi Kumano on 6/26, and the matches announced for next month’s “Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League”. Continue reading

News Listings for June 13, 2018

~ AJPW : The next Triple Crown title match set for 7/29 in Osaka, press conference for the upcoming World Tag & World Junior defenses, and updated event cards for July & August.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 6/27 through 7/8.
~ DDT : Makoto Oishi vs. Kota Umeda announced for the 6/26 show.
~ DNA : A couple matches announced for the 7/16 show in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for the 6/17 show at Blue Field.
~ WRESTLE-1 : CIMA appeared with OWE and declated war against W-1 + 1st round matches set for the W-1 GRAND PRIX 2018 on 7/1.
~ MISC : Naoya Ogawa announced his retirement from pro-wrestling + Main event announced for the Machida Pro-Wrestling Festival on 10/29. Continue reading

News Listings for June 8, 2018

~ AJPW : Jake Lee to form a new group in the promotion, updated event cards for 6/12 & 6/24.
~ BJW : Updated event cards from 6/10 through 6/20.
~ DDT : Updated event cards from 6/9 through 6/24, KUDO to hold his 15th anniversary match at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : The full event cards announced fro the 6/17 & 7/1 shows.
~ KYUSHU : The full card announced for the 10th anniversary show on 7/7 in Fukuoka.
~ ZERO1 : KAMIKAZE announced that he will go freelance as of the end of the month. Continue reading

News Listings for June 5, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced fro the 6/30 & 7/1 shows, World Tag defense and Miyahara vs. Lee set.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card was announced for the 6/14 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : 3WAY joshi match to feature Mio Shirai as the special referee.
~ HEAT-UP : The full card announced for the 6/23 show in Kawasaki.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Minoru Suzuki announced the main event for the scheduled show on 8/31 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full cards announced for the 6/17 & 6/22 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Update on Yusaku Obata. Dehydration caused his heat stroke and he also suffered a fracture to his neck after taking the fall. Not career threatening, but he will need rest. Continue reading

News Listings for June 1, 2018

~ AJPW : Atsushi Aoki vs Yohei Nakajima set for 7/1 in Sapporo + Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY 2018 to take place in August.
~ HOLY WAR : Full card announced for Toshiaki Kawada’s produce show on 7/8.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the “K-UP IMPACT” show on 7/8.
~ POWER HALL : The full card announced Riki Choshu’s produce show on 7/10 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Wrestlers announced for this years GRAND PRIX that will hold the first round matches on 7/1.
~ ZERO1 : 9 wrestlers announced to be apart of this years “Fire Festival” league in July. Continue reading

News Listings for May 30, 2018

~ AJPW : Riki Choshu to compete for the “2018 SUMMER EXPLOSION” on 8/5 in Kanazawa.
~ BASARA : Event cards announced for the second round of the “Itadaki Tournament” on 6/10 & 6/17.
~ BJW : The full event card was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 6/20, BJW Death Heavy and World Strong defenses to headline.
~ DDT : The EXTREME title defense on 6/24 to now be under a 3WAY rules, HARASHIMA vs. Soma Takao vs. Daisuke Sasaki.
~ MICHINOKU : The Sendai Girls World belt to be in defense on 6/24 show, as Chihiro Hashimoto defends against DASH Chisako.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 6/2 & 6/3 shows, then the full event card announced for the RATEL’s self-produce show on 6/30.
~ ZERO1 : The full event card announced for the 6/9 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING and then Masato Tanaka & Yuji Hino are set to defend the IC Tag belts against Kohei Sato & SUGI on 6/24 in Hakata.
~ MISC : A-TEAM (full caed announced for the 6/10 show) and Doutonbori (the full cards announced for the 6/10 show and Special Kansai show on 6/16). Continue reading

News Listings for May 25, 2018

~ AJPW : Next Triple Crown & Asia Tag defenses set, full event card for the 6/12 show at Korakuen Hall.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki to defend the World Strong belt against Takuya Nomura on 6/20 at Korakuen + format announced for Death Heavy match.
~ DDT : HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Soma Takao on 6/24 at Korakuen + Makoto Oishi & Misaki Ohata announce marriage.
~ DNA : Full card set for the 6/3 show at the Village Studio.
~ NOAH : A business alliance announced as they will begin working with Shanghai, China’s Toho Eiyuden promotion, which is ran by Simon Inoki.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event card for the 6/13 show at Korakuen, Masato Tanaka to team with Kuroshio. Continue reading

News Listings for May 22, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the later part of June shows, Akiyama to defend the GAORA TV belt against Omori on 6/24.
~ BJW : A next contender junior tournament announced to run in June, 1st round matches announced for the 6/13 show.
~ DDT : Yuki Ueno out with injury, updated 5/27 show, KING OF DDT 2018 announced for his this Summer, and the next KO-D Tag defense set for 6/5.
~ KAI PRODUCE : Shinya Aoki added to the 7/7 show as he will take on Black Tiger VII.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 7/17 show, as the full event card is now set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 6/10 show.
~ ZERO1 : Vice to defend the UN Heavyweight belt against Okamoto on 6/3 and SUGI & MAsamune vs Hidaka & Abe officially for the NWA Light Tag belts set for the 6/9 show.
~ Misc : Mineo Fujita to take time away due to injury after the Chinko Pro show on 7/9. Continue reading

News Listings for May 18, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced for the June tour in Hokkaido, Sai to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Yoshitatsu on 6/19.
~ DNA : Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Koji Kanemoto & Mizuki Watase announced for the 6/3 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Single and Tag defenses announced for the 6/13 show, Daisuke Kanehira vs. Fuminori Abe, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs. Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami.
~ Keiji Mutoh : Update on his road to recovery, he aims to return in May of 2019 and he will help support special indie local promotion events that will be held from July through December.
~ NJPW : Results from the first day of the BOSJ 25, and then the full event card was announced for the next LION’S GATE show on 6/13 at the Shinjuku FACE. Shota Umino vs. Ayato Yoshida to main event.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : The next POWER HALL show to be held on 7/10 at Korakuen. The main event and semi-final matches announced.
~ VKF : The full event card announced for the 5/25 show, TORU to defend the VKF belt against GENTARO.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Seigo Tachibana out with a right forearm fracture, 5/27 event card updated. Continue reading

News Listings for May 7, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards from 5/24 through 5/31.
~ Dragon Gate : President Takashi Okamura retires due to illness, Toru Kido announced as new representative director, CIMA will focus on OWE Shanghai along with T-Hawk, El Lindaman & Takehiro Yamamura.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kenta Kobashi to hold a special talk battle with Masahiro Chono on the 6/11 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ Michinoku Pro : Sasuke to take on the Brahman Brothers in a special “mask vs hair” match on 6/15 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ NJPW : The wrestlers and matches announced for the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. 25”, which runs from on 5/18 through 6/4. Four title matches also announced for “DOMINION” on 6/9 in Osaka.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 5/21 through 5/29 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner, El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr., and Kendo Kashin announced to compete on the 7/17 show at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event cards announced for the 5/13 and 5/27 shows, and then two title matches set for the 6/13 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for May 2, 2018

~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina withdraws from All Japan, Yusuke Okada out with injury, Miyahara to defend the Triple Crown against Naomichi Marufuji on 5/24, and World Tag defense set for 6/3.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 5/13 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ DDT : Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazusada Higuchi to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Kota Umeda & Yuki Ueno on 5/22 at Shinkiba.
~ LAND’S END : Full event card announced for the 6/6 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : The full event card announced for the “Navig. with Emerald Spirits 2018” tour kick-off show on 6/10 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 5/6 show at Korakuen, UWA World 6 Tag defense added to the show.
~ ZERO1 : Yusaku Obata to defend the World Heavyweight belt against Masato Tanaka on 6/3 in Sapporo. Continue reading