News Listings for April 18, 2018

~ AJPW : Masakatsu Funaki to hold his 33rd anniversary as a wrestler on 6/3 in Kobe.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki vs. Daisuke Sekimoto for the World Strong belt set for the 5/5 show in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Next KO-D Tag title match set for 5/1, Kota Umeda versus Go Shiozaki announced for 4/29 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full cards announced for the 5/4 & 5/6 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Full cards announced for the “Golden Week” shows from 4/29 through 5/6.
~ NOAH : Daisuke Haarda vs. Hi69 for the GHC Jr. belt set for 5/13 in Hakata, before a special hardcore match to take place on 5/4 at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for April 13, 2018

~ AJPW : Josh Bodom off tour due to family emergency, 4/14 event card updated.
~ BASARA : Hiroshi announced to be taking on Osamu Nishimura for his return match on 5/3.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 4/21 show, Yokohama 6 Tag title match set.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event cards announced for the 5/5 & 5/16 shows.
~ NJPW : A retirement ceremony announced to be held for Super Strong Machine on 6/19.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takumi Baba off of the 4/18 show due to injury, event card updated.
~ ZERO1 : Rookie Shoji Fukushima to retire from active competition due to injury. Full event card announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for March 23, 2018

~ AJPW : Match order set for the Saitama show on 3/25. The show will be live on AJPW.tv
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 3/29, main to be for the MAX belt, Isami vs. Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts were announced to be in defense on 4/5, as Takeda & Tsukamoto defend against Miyamoto & Isami.
~ DDT : The match order set for the 3/25 show at Ryogoku, The show will be live on DDT Universe.
~ Hagure IGF : The full card announced for the 4/4 at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA vs. TAJIRI announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Okada vs. Sabre set for SAKURA GENESIS on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : Kiyomiya announced to be able to compete on 3/29, following a minor concussion that caused him to miss a previous show.
~ RJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/29 show at the Korakuen Hall. The show to feature everyone competing under a mask.
~ VKF : TORU to defend the VKF belt against Voltage on 4/30 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Doi & Kumagoro set to defend the W-1 Tag belts against Soya & AKIRA on 4/18 at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for March 19, 2018

~ AJPW : All Japan TV is now live. March will be free with April beginning the monthly fee (900 yen).
~ DDT : 5WAY Street Fight match changed due to the hall owner’s decision. The match will still go as planned but with different rules.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated 3/22 event card following the outcome of Fukimoto’s title challenge against Violento Jack in DTU Mexico.
~ K-DOJO : Part of the card made official for upcoming Korakuen Hall show on 4/22. STRONGEST-K singles and tag belts set to be in defense.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card announced for 4/14 at the Shinkiba 1stRING. The Tohoku & UWA World Tag belts to be in defense. Then Hyugaji versus Nohashi set for the Tohoku Jr. belt at Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary show on 6/24 in Sendai.
~ NJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/21 show, which will see the final match of the “NEW JAPAN CUP”, and then all the matches announced for the next “LION’S GATE” show on 4/10.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Two matches announced for the 3/28 show on Saitama. Continue reading

News Listings for March 16, 2018

~ AJPW : All Japan announced that their digital service begins this month, 900 yen per month, the 3/25 show will be free, April will see the entire “Champion Carnival” on the service.
~ DDT : Yuko Miyamoto vs. Mike Bailey for the EXTREME belt set for 4/1 at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Arai & Kubota defend the tag belts aginst Dokonjo & Kazato on 5/5 in Gotemba.
~ MICHIPRO : Fujita Jr Hayato undergoes a successful left knee surgery. Will is set to begin rehabilitation, though no word on when he can return.
~ NOAH : Taiji Ishimori announced his leave from Pro-Wrestling NOAH, Yoshinari Ogawa & Minoru Tanaka relinquish the GHC Jr. Tag belts, and a small tournament will take place in April to crown the next champions.
~ Toshiaki Kawada : Kawada announced that he will be hosting a self-produce show on 4/26 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest W-1 TV featuring the 3/14 Korakuen show, full card announced for the 3/17 show, a couple matches announced for the 4/1 ACE show, and Yoshioka vs. Alejandro announced to take place on 4/18 at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for March 9, 2018

~ An update from Akebono who has been battling with Acute heart failure for the last year.
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina set to make his debut for the promotion on 4/7 + Updated event cards for the “Champion Carnival” tour.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 3/21 show at Korakeun + Sekimoto vs Togo announced for 4/22.
~ DDT : Updated event card for the 3/18 show as it is the final prelude show before Ryogoku.
~ DNA : Rekka versus Shiryu announced for the 4/1 show, which continues the “SUPER TAG TOURNAMENT”.
~ GUTS : Updated event cards for the promotions final two shows on 4/1 in Osaka and 4/15 in Tokyo.
~ HARD HIT : A couple more matches announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 3/17.
~ ZERO1 : Matches were announced for the Yasukuni Shrine show on 4/8. UN Heavy defense and Jinsei Shinzaki & Mr. Gannosuke vs. Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa announced. Continue reading

News Listings for March 2, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event card set for the Saitama show on 3/25, UK wrestler Josh Bodom announced to begin competing on tour for the promotion, and the full event card announced for the 3/21 show in Shinkiba.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 3/10, 3/11 & 3/18 shows.
~ DNA : Ryota Nakatsu announced to be Kouki Iwasaki’s partner for the upcoming “SUPER TAG TOURNAMENT”, which begins on 3/7.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 3/22. FREEDOMS vs BASARA made official.
~ HARD HIT : Matches announced for the 3/17 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Takashi Sugiura to team with Takuya Nomura to take on Rocky Kawamura & Yoshio “Hitokui” Takahashi.
~ WRESTLE-1 : More matches announced for the 3/14 show at the Korakuen Hall, UWA World 6 Tag title defense set as Doi, Kumagoro & Ito take on TOKYO GURENTAI. Continue reading

News Listings for February 26, 2018

~ AJPW : Next World Tag & World Junior defenses set for 3/25 in Saitama + Updated event cards for the 3/19 show at Korakuen + Asia Heavyweight defense set for 3/21.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for March shows.
~ DG : The full event cards announced for the “CHAMPION GATE 2018” shows + Kotoka’s Retirment show on 3/6 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event cards announced for the 3/1 & 3/11 shows, KoF Tag defense set for Shinkiba 1stRING show
~ Hagure IGF : The full event card announced for the 4/4 show at the Shinjuku FACE, main event will see Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin & NOSAWA Rongai take on Masato Tanaka, Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hideki Hosaka.
~ NJPW : The first round matches announced for this years “NEW JAPAN CUP” tournament. Continue reading

News Listings for February 20, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 3/16 & 3/18 shows.
~ BASARA : Full card announced for the 3/3 show, the main will see Kodaka vs. Oosugi for the Union MAX.
~ Michinoku : Full cards announced for the 3/16 through 3/18 shows. Hyugaji vs. Kengo for the Tohoku Junior belt and Daichi Sasaki’s competes in special send-off matches before he goes to Mexico.
~ NJPW : EVIL announced to be out with injury, event cards updated.
~ NOAH : The matches were announced for next month’s “GLOBAL TAG LEAGUE 2018”.
~ RJPW : A special lucha match announced for the 3/29 show at Korakuen Hall, Dos Caras and Dos Caras Jr. (Guillermo Rodriguez) to compete.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh announced that he will be undergoing knee replacement surgery at the end of March. Though he will be taking part in a special 6 man tag match on 3/14 at Korakuen featuring several of his former students. Continue reading

News Listings for February 15, 2018

~ AJPW : Evolution vs Hagure IGF International announced for the 3/25 show in Saitama + Omori calls out for a chance at the Asia Tag belts.
~ DRADITION : Fujinami announced the full event cards for the 4/20 & 4/21 shows. Bob Backlund and The Cobra set to compete.
~ NJPW : The full card has been announced for NJPW’s Anniversary Event on 3/6. Okada vs. Ospreay.
~ NOAH : Shiro Koshinaka & Akitoshi Saito vs. Marufuji & Kotoge added to the 3/11 show in Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Ashino vs. Soya announced for the 3/14 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Watase vs Minoru Tanaka set for the 3/7 show
~ Hagure IGF International : Show announced for 4/4 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ TAKAYAMANIA show announced to be held on 8/31 at Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for February 13, 2018

~ AJPW : The matches were announced for the “2018 Champion Carnival” that takes place throughout the month of April.
~ BASARA : The full event card was announced for the finals of the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT” on 2/19.
~ DG : Mochizuki set to defend the Dream Gate belt against Ben-K on 3/4.
~ NOAH : Event cards updated for the 2/22 – 2/24 shows.
~ ZERO1 : 4 titles matches announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 4/3, the main event will see Obata to defend the World Heavy belt against Kohei. Continue reading

News Listings for February 9, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event card announced fro the 3/4 show at Blue Field + Updated 2/14 show as Suwama takes on Hikaru in a singles bout.
~ BASARA : The first round matches set for the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT 2018” on 2/11.
~ BJW : Takeda vs. Sekine for the Death belt set for 3/12 + The split blocks and matches announced for this years “Ikkitosen ~ STRONG CLIMB”
~ NOAH : KENSO to compete on the 3/11 show in Yokohama, as he teams with Jay Bradley to take on Maybach & Nagai + Matches announced for the 2/23 & 2/24 shows.
~ MISC : DG (Kanda vs Tominaga for the Brave belt on 3/3), Minoru Suzuki to host his 30th anniversary in June, Stardom (Full card set for the 2/18 show at Korakuen) Continue reading