News Listing for October 20, 2015

~ [AJPW News] Asia Tag match set for 11/15, Kotaro Suzuki & Yohei Nakajima vs Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka

~ [Tokyo Gurentai] Mil Mascaras in competition on 12/1 at Korakuen.

~ [Misc. News] “brother” YASSHI 15th Anniversary set for January 24, 2016.

~ [Doutonbori News] All 8 teams announced for the Doutonbori Saikyo Tag Kick Decision Tournament 2015, begins 11/1.

~ [K-DOJO News] Isami Kodaka vs Shiori Asahi for the Independent World Junior Heavyweight set for the 11/1 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listing for October 14, 2015

[AJPW News] All Japan announced the full card for their upcoming Korakuen Hall show on October 23rd. Jr TAG BATTLE OF GLORY Final, new rookie debuts, and a big 8 man tag match.

[Misc News] HUB announced his fourth self-produced show will be taking place on December 6th with himself taking on Minoru Fujita in the main event.

[HEAT-UP News] The full event card was announced for HEAT-UP’s upcoming show on November 8th.

[FMW News] The full event cards have been announced for the Super Battle Pro-Wrestling FMW shows on October 30th and 31st.

[ZERO1 News] ZERO1 announced matches for their upcoming shows on November 1st and 3rd. Continue reading

News Listing for October 7, 2015

[AJPW News] All Japan officially announced that the World Junior Heavyweight Championship will be defended on the November 1st show as Kotaro Suzuki defends against Atsushi Aoki. This match following the Oudou Road match on September 12th between the two in which Aoki picked up the win over the champion. This … Continue reading

News Listing for September 30, 2015

~ AJPW: Event cards announced for the “2015 Giant Series – Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY”.
~ ZERO1: TARU looking to rekindle a grudge against KENSO.
~ Ryuichi Kawakami returns to the BJW ring on 10/24.
~ Hard Hit: Hikaru Sato announced the event card for the next show on 11/7.
~ Kabukicho: Rion Mizuki & MIKAMI annoucned the formation of a new promotion, first show set for 10/20 at Shinjuku FACE. Continue reading

AJPW News for September 28, 2015

First up, Go Shiozaki (33) officially announced that he will become a freelance wrestlers as of October. As his contract expires as of October 1st. The reason behind this is plainly stated by him that he “wants to expand his potential” as a pro-wrestler. He stated that he had consulted … Continue reading

AJPW News – Oudou Tournament Press Conference

All Japan held a press event at the SKY Perfect Tokyo Media Center for the upcoming “3rd Annual Oudou Tournament ~ 2015 Open Championship“. All Japan kicked off the upcoming tournament by showcasing a press conference in which 15 out of the 16 wrestlers took part, albeit Shuji Ishikawa from UNION … Continue reading

AJPW News for August 31, 2015

[AJPW News] All Japan held a press conference featuring Xceed as well as announced the Voodoo Murders will be competing in October. Xceed, Yohei Nakajima, Kotaro Suzuki, Go Shiozaki, and Kento Miyahara (as pictured a the top), took part in a press conference following their strong showing August as they … Continue reading

AJPW News for August 24, 2015

AJPW News for August 24, 2015

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[AJPW News] The third annual “Oudou (Royal Road) Tournament” will be held this year with 16 wrestlers competing.  The tournament will feature both heavyweight and junior-heavyweight class wrestlers as they aim to place their claim as one of the tops in All Japan. Among the noteworthy of the outside talent is both … Continue reading

All Japan news for August 8, 2015

All Japan news for August 8, 2015

[All Japan / UNION News] Following the inclusion of Shuji Ishikawa on several AJPW shows this year, Go Shiozaki and Kotaro Suzuki have been scheduled to compete on UNION’s upcoming show at the end of the month at the Shunjuku FACE. Shiozaki and Kotaro will be taking on the team … Continue reading

AJPW News for July 31, 2015

AJPW News for July 31, 2015

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[All Japan News] It has been announced that KENSO will become a freelance wrestler as of August 1st (8/1). This does not effect the relationship between KENSO and AJPW though, as he is expected to continue competing with the promotion in the future. He will just be a “free” wrestler from … Continue reading

AJPW News for July 28, 2015

AJPW News for July 28, 2015

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[AJPW News] All Japan announced the full tour coming up in August as well as the Akebono’s next defense of the Triple Crown belt as he takes on Zeus on August 16th. Zeus picked up a pin-fall victory over Akebono on the July 18th show and immediately asserted himself as … Continue reading

AJPW News for July 27, 2015

AJPW News for July 27, 2015

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[AJPW News] All Japan announced that Joe Doering will be undergoing surgery on his left knee after being diagnosed with an anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL rupture).  Doering competed throughout the July tour while injured but knew fully well that he needed to get it examined. Given Doering has a history … Continue reading