News Listings for October 17, 2017

~ AJPW/BJW : Yuji Okabayshi out with a shoulder injury, World Tag belts vacated, Akiyama/Omori vs Sekimoto/Ito announced to decide the new champions on 10/21.
~ DDT : Dai Suzuki out with a knee injury, KO-D 6 Tag decision match set for the 11/2 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ DG : Updated event card for the 11/3 show, Mochizuki vs. Yokosuka.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 11/4 show in Sendai.
~ NOAH : Okabayashi out of the “Global League”, no replacement named, all scheduled matches will be noted as forfeit. Updated event cards for the 10/22 & 10/24 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Kotaro Suzuki vs. KIYOSHI added to the 11/15 show. Continue reading

News Listings for October 10, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the October and November shows. Suwama vs. Doering made official for 10/21 and teams announced for “World’s Strongest Tag League”.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for 10/22 show.
~ DDT : KUDO out with a concussion, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated, updated event cards for 10/15 & 10/22.
~ K-DOJO : SANADA added to the 10/15 show, TAKA & Taichi vs. BUSHI & SANADA.
~ NJPW : Headlining matches announced for “POWER STRUGGLE” on November 5. Okada vs. Naito officially set for “WRESTLE KINGDOM” on 1/4/18. Teams for the “Super Jr. Tag Tournament” announced as well.
~ MichiPro : Tohoku Tag set to take place on 11/5, Hyugaji & Gunji vs. Manjimaru & Kengo.
~ Onita : Retirement match set for 10/31, Onita, Yaguchi & Hosaka vs. Kazuyuki Fujita, Kashin & NOSAWA.
~ W-1 : Updated 10/11 event card.
~ ZERO1 : 3 title matches announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 10/26, NWA IC Tag : Kohei & Hideki vs. Okamoto & Yoshie, NWA Junior 2 Crown : Kotaro vs Guinness, and NWA Light Tag : Hidaka & Sugawara vs. Ito & Kawamura. Continue reading

News Listings for September 25, 2017

~ AJPW : Updates for the October tour of shows, two triple title matches announced, Suwama and Ishikawa look to form an alliance.
~DDT : Daisuke Sasaki versus Shuichiro Katsumura for the Indie World Junior belt announced for 10/4 + KO-D 6 Tag defense announced for 10/14.
~ DG : JIMMYZ farewell tour to take place on October 1 in Hakata and 10/5 at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for “KING OF PRO-WRESTLING” on 10/9.
~ MISC : A double title match announced for Doutonbori as Mihara vs TORU on 12/22 in Osaka. Then HUB announced that he will be taking on Dick Togo on his own self-produce show on 11/26. Continue reading

News Listings for September 21, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the October shows, Triple Crown, World Tag & World Junior defenses scheduled for 10/21.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the on-going “Saikyo Tag League” in October.
~ NOAH : Updated event card for the big Yokohama show on 10/1. Scott D’Amore off the show due to a knee injury.
~ W-1 : Several updates including the W-1 TAG LEAGUE, Ito and Tachibana join W-1, and Yoshioka’s first Crusier title defense. Continue reading

News Listings for September 14, 2017

~ AJPW : Several updates for the remaining September shows, early October shows, and the “Jr TAG BATTLE OF GLORY” in November.
~ BASARA : The full event card announced for Isami Kodaka’s 15th ann. show on 10/1 at Korakuen.
~ LEGACY : A special show announced to be held on 10/1 in Ishikawa. Main event to feature Keiji Mutoh, Osamu Nishimura & Shinjiro Otani vs. Minoru Suzuki, NOSAWA rongai & Rocky Kawamura.
~ INOKI : Special “ISM” show to be held on 10/21. Inoki Living Funeral expected to be held with a main event of Scott Norton versus Peter Aerts.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takanori Ito to defend the Result belt against Ganseki Tanaka on 10/8.
~ ZERO1 : Event card updates for the remaining September shows and the full event card set for the Korakuen Hall show on 10/30, 3 title matches now set. Continue reading

News Listings for September 11, 2017

~ AJPW : Next GOARA TV and World Tag defenses set + press conference before the start of the “Oudou Tournament”.
~ BASARA : Full event card for the 9/19 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for September and early October shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 9/28 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for the “GREAT VOYAGE 2017 in YOKOHAMA vol.2” on 10/1. Including wrestlers from Impact Wrestling/GFW, DRADITION, DDT, and BJW.
~ RJPW : The full event card was announced for the 9/14 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for September 7, 2017

~ AJPW : Ultimo Dragon vs Billyken Kid announced for 9/28 in Osaka, Kyoboku Futoshi from Australia, by way of LAND’S END announced to be competing for the promotion.
~ DRADITION : A dream trio match announced with Fujinami, Mutoh, and Mil Mascaras to take place on 10/27 at Korakuen.
~ DG : Two title matches announced for 9/18, YAMATO vs. Mochizuki main event.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 9/18 shows at 1stRING then the Yokohama show on 9/23.
~ NJPW : Omega out with an injury, Leo Tonga announced to be coming in as Omega’s replacement for the tour.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event card for the 9/14 show, Kohei Sato & Hideki Suzuki versus Shogun Okamoto & Yutaka Yoshie announced for the vacant IC Tag belts. Continue reading

News Listings for August 28, 2017

~ AJPW : Following the conclusion of the big Ryogoku show, a press conference was held with updates for the upcoming tour in September.
~ BJW : Teams announced fro the “2017 Saikyo Tag League” death and strong split blocks, as well as matches announced for the September tour of shows.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Osaka show on September 10.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for September 3 show, 4WAY match set for the KFC TAG belts, Kasai out with a temporary injury.
~ NJPW : Following the conclusion of the G1 CLIMAX 27, the full match cards have been released for the NJPW’s three “DESTRUCTION” shows, as well as two of the headlining matches for KING OF PRO WRESTLING.
~ NOAH : Three title matches were announced for the upcoming “ GREAT VOYAGE 2017 in YOKOHAMA vol.2 ” that will be taking place on October 1. Continue reading

News Listings for August 7, 2017

~ AJPW : Nomura & KAI to team for the vacant World Tag belts, Aoki & Hikaru vs BTVII & TAKA for the Asia Tag belts, and Kotaro Suzuki makes his return to the All Japan ring.
~ BASARA : Full event cards announced for 8/23 & 24 shows at 1stRING.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for 8/19 show at Shinkiba, Isami Kodaka vs. GO Askawa main event.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for 8/12 show, Rookie Miyawaki set to make his debut, and Harada vs. Ohara to determine the next challenger for the GHC Jr. belt.
~ RJPW : Yukio Naya, grandson of Yokozuna Taiho, to make his pro-wrestling debut on 9/14.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Another match added to the the 9/27 show at FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takanori Ito to defend the Result Championship against Seigo Tachibana on 8/11 at Korakuen + Yuji Hino set to make his return on 8/27.
~ ZERO1 : Full event cards announced for the 8/11, 12 & 13 shows. Continue reading

News Listings for August 2, 2017

~ AJPW : Jake Lee out with injury, World Tag Decision match set for Ryogoku, Ultimo Dragon’s 30th anniversary, and more…
~ BASARA : Trans Am ★ Ryuichi versus Yusuke Kubo for the Union MAX belt on 8/24..
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 8/13 show at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : A couple more matches were announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 8/27, Kasai vs. Jack and Fukimoto vs. Ciclope.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for the one-day Kaioh tournament on 8/6 + Ibushi announced for TAKA’s 25th anniversary show on 9/4.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for a ZERO1 & Sendai Girls show on 9/10, Otani & Takaiwa’s to hold a joint anniversary show on 9/30, and the NWA Light Tag defense officially set for 8/31. Continue reading

News Listings for July 24, 2017

~ AJPW : Asia Tag defense set for 7/28 show in Nagoya, Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato vs. Masashi Takeda & Atsushi Maruyama.
~ BJW : Event cards announced for the 7/30, 8/8 & 8/9 shows, news rookie set to debut.+ Full event card announced for the Masahito Kakihara Aid show on 8/14.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event card announced for the 8/12 show at Korakuen.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for the “Jr. Heavy Tag League” final on 7/27 + Nakajima vs. Cage for the GHC will main event the show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full event card announced for the 7/30 show in Kawasaki and a couple more matches announced for the 8/11 show at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : Otani & Takaiwa vs. Hideki Suzuki & Keisuke Okuda announced for the “Fire Festival” final show on 7/30 at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for July 18, 2017

~ AJPW : Tons of updates, next title defenses set from Ishikawa vs. Miyahara at Ryogoku on 8/27, a GAORA TV match between Akiyama and Omori on 8/11, the World Junior belt in defense as Hikaru defends against TAJIRI on 7/30, and then the World Tag belts in defense on 7/28. Plus updated event cards for the August tour of shows including the “GROWIN’ UP” on 8/3 and Ultimo Dragon’s 30th anniversary at Korakuen on 8/19.
~ BJW : Masaya Takahashi set to join the promotion on 8/1. Next BJW Death Match defense set to take place on 8/19. Also announced for that show will be Hideki Suzuki vs. Daichi Hashimoto for the World Strong belt.
~ DDT : EXTREME title defense between Daisuke Sasaki and Joey Ryan to be contested under ladder match rules.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for the 7/22 show in Gotenba and the Andy Wu vs. Yoshioka for the Cruiser belt announced to take place on 9/2 in Yokohama. Continue reading