News Listings for July 31, 2018

~ AJPW : Several updates for the August tour of shows, Five title matches announced and Black Menso~re to replace Yohei in the Jr. Tag League.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for the 8/11 show, Kodaka vs. Sekimoto to main event.
~ DDT : Konosuke Takeshita out with injury, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated.
~ FREEDOMS : The main event announced for the 8/11 night show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ HEAT-UP : Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami to defend the Universal Tag belts against Mitsuya Nagai & Akira Joe on 8/27.
~ NOAH : Updated event card for Marufuji’s 20th ann. show on 9/1, as Hayashi is out with injury, Kuroshio to replace him.
~ RJPW : Matches announced for the 9/20 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 9/26 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ ZERO1 : Shinjiro Otani to take on Nanae Takahashi in an blast death match on 8/5. Continue reading

News Listings for July 20, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the August tour of shows.
~ DDT : Full card announced for the 7/24 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ FREEDOMS : Some matches announced for the special Odate show on 9/22.
~ K-DOJO : Masamune to defend the UWA Middleweight belt against TAKA Michinoku on 7/29 in Chiba.
~ MASTERS : Another 6 man tag match added to the 8/21 show, as Tatsumi Fujinami, Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano take on Hisakatsu Oya, Black Tiger V & Wild Samoan.
~ TOYKO GURENTAI : Miyamoto & Kodaka to defend the Tokyo IC Tag belts against Mochizuki & Kawamura on 9/26 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The latest W-1 TV, Updated event card for the 7/22 show, Hayashi injured, and the W-1 Tag belts to be in defense on 8/11 at Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for July 17, 2018

~ RIP Masa Saito
~ AJPW : Wrestlers and first round matches announced for the “Oudou Tournament 2018”.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 7/19 through 9/21.
~ BJW : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 7/29 in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ MASTERS : Great Kojika and Kim Duk announced to take on the revived Gaspar’s on 8/21 at Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the “Jr Tag League” matches as LEONA suffered an injury in the week prior. Continue reading

News Listings for July 12, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 8/3, 8/5 (Riki Choshu to compete) & 8/9 shows.
~ DDT / DNA : DNA to pause activities after 8/10, wrestlers to be relocated between DDT, BASARA, and Gabre.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event card for the multi-promotion show on 8/6 at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 7/16 & 7/29 shows.
~ MASTERS : Two more matches announced for the veteran show on 8/21 at Korakuen.
~ NOAH : Two new rookies set to make their debuts at “DEPARTURE 2018” on 8/5.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : All 7 matches now announced for the Yoshihiro Takayama support show on 8/31.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Rookie Jun Tonsho now apart of the promotion after gradating from the ACE rookie sub-group. Continue reading

News Listings for July 3, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the July tour of shows, World Junior defense set for 6/15 & World Tag set for 7/22.
~ HARD HIT : The full card set for the 7/7 show in Yokohama.
~ MASAKATSU FUNAKI : Updates for his 33rd Anniversary Show on 9/30 in Osaka.
~ MASTERS : Keiji Mutoh announced the main event for the next show on 8/21. BATT Revival.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full card announced for the 7/18 show at Korakuen. GRAND PRIX Finals, Cruiser defense, and W-1 vs STRONG HEARTS.
~ ZERO1 : The promotion announced a change of management with Katsumi Sasazaki named the new President and Shinjiro Otani as the Chairman of the Board. Continue reading

News Listings for June 26, 2018

~ AJPW : Jun Akiyama set to defend the GAORA belt against TAJIRI on 7/15 at Korakuen.
~ BJW : Full card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 7/11.
~ DDT : Event updates, HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Honda on 7/10, Endo & Paulie to defend the KO-D Tag belts against MAO & Bailey on 7/22, and Irie & Kincaid versus Kasai & Daisuke on 7/24.
~ NOAH : The full card announced for Naomichi Marufuji 20th Anniversary show on 9/1. Naomichi Marufuji versus Hideo Itami announced as the main event.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Naomichi Marufuji & Isami Kodaka versus Takaku Fuke & Takuma Sano announced for the 8/31 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Kenichiro Arai out with a right foot fracture as the 7/1 event card was changed to reflect upon his absence. Continue reading

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