~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ AJPW : Full event card announced for 3/12 show, World Jr : Keisuke Ishii vs Koji Iwamoto + Special Junior Tag Match.
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for 3/12 show, Isami vs. Minoru.
~ BJW : Updated 3/11 event card.
~ DRADITION : Main events announced for Fujinami’s 45th Anniversary mini-tour from 4/20 to 4/23, Vader will compete on all 3 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Results from today’s show, matches announced for 3/23 show.
~ IGF/NEW : Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Shinya Aoki announced for debut show on 4/5.
~ GUTS World : Full event card announced for 3/19 show.
~ NJPW : NEW JAPAN CUP 2017 tournament matches announced.
~ NOAH : Harada, Tadasuke, HAYATA & YO-HEY announce their official team name as “RATEL’S”.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Event card announced for 3/18 show.
~ ZERO1 : Results from today’s show, event card announced for 3/5 show. Double Jr Match : Kotaro Suzuki vs Tatushito Takaiwa. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : KAI suffered a concussion, 2/19 event card changed as All Japan vs. Onita’s group war begins.
~ DRADITION : Big tag match announced for the 4/20 show, Fujinami, Choshu & Koshinaka vs. Vader, Mutoh & AKIRA.
~ NOAH : New GHC Jr. Tag Champions crowned, title match set for 3/12 in Yokohama + 2/21 & 2/24 changed as new groups form.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Another match added to the 4/4 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : 2017 Champion Carnival wrestlers and dates announced + Akiyama vs KENSO for the GAORA TV belt set for 3/12
~ Mr. Gannosuke Produce : Matches announced for 3/7 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Another match added to A.C.E. show on 2/25 + Full 2/26 event card announced. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Kuroshio relinquishes the GAORA belt + Match order announced for 2/17 show.
~ FREEDOMS : Matches announced for 3/2 show.
~ LAND’S END : Event card announced for 3/1 show.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Two matches announced for 4/4 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : More matches announced for A.C.E. show on 2/25.
~ ZERO1 : KAMIKAZE out with a shoulder injury, 2/18-2/19 event cards changed + Event schedule announced the “Tenkaichi Junior League” – set to run 4/4 through 4/26. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for February shows. Miyahara vs Bodyguard on 2/26.
~ BASARA : Title defenses set for February shows, FUMA vs Sekine for MAX belt on 2/20.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 1/29 and 2/10 – “Ikkitosen ~ Deathmatch Survivor” announced for 3/5 through 4/8.
~ DNA : Iwasaki & Watase vs Kazushi Sakuraba & LEONA announced for 2/23 show.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for February tour, next GHC title defenses set. Nakajima vs Shiozaki at “GREAT VOYAGE in YOKOHAMA 2017” on 3/12.
~ W-1 : Updated event cards for 1/25, Pro-Wrestling Masters on 2/8, and “Result Champion Tournament” finals on 2/22.
~ ZERO1 : NWA IC Tag defense announced for 2/3 show, TARU & Hartley vs Akebono & Shogun Okamoto. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Participants and matches announced for the “Jr. BATTLE OF GLORY” in February.
~ BJW : Updated event card for 1/29 in Nagoya + Kawakami vs Hideki on 2/10 to determine next World Strong challenger.
~ DDT : Next title defenses set + Updated 1/7 – 1/9 shows + AJPW World Junior match set for 1/29 : Keisuke vs Urano.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for 1/24 show.
~ NJPW : 1/5 results ~ Suzuki-gun returned – Next challengers potential set for the second singles belts.
~ NOAH : New home office location – Prayer offering for the start of the new year.
~ ZERO1 : IC Tag match set for the 1/14 show and the World Heavyweight and Junior 2 Crown belts to be defended on 2/3 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : KAI, freelance, announced he will compete for All Japan in February.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the January 6 & 8 shows, ZERO1/NWA Light Tag match set.
~ BJW : New rookie set to debut on 1/17 and Sekimoto vs. Uto for World Strong belt announced for 1/29.
~ DDT : Updated event card for the 1/7 through 1/9 shows.
~ DNA : Full matches announced for the 1/7 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Koji Iwamoto to join the promotion in 2017.
~ Apache Army : Results from final show on 12/25, new promotion to be formed in 2017.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Korakuen Hall on 1/3.
~ Doutonbori : Full event card announced for 1/7 and 1/9 shows, WDW Tag defense. ASW Canada talent involved.
~ FREEDOMS : Tournament announced for 1/3 show at Shinkiba.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for “4th Anniv. Show” on 1/19.
~ K-DOJO : “BO-SO Golden Tag League 2017” announced to take place throughout the month of January. Matches announced.
~ NOAH : Event cards were announced for NOAH’s first set of shows of the New Year. Kotoge to relinquish both junior belts in pursuit of heavy class. Shiro Tomoyose announced to retire due to repeated shoulder injuries.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for the 1/8 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →