~ Haruka Eigen passed away at the age of 70.
~ AJPW : Press conference following the Ryogoku show, quick notes from the champions going through the rest of 2016 and heading into 2017.
~ BJW : Event card announced for 12/15 show – 8 Man elimination and Doutonbori Tag defense set.
~ DDT : Danshoku Dino and Keisuke Ishii to received KO-D Tag challenge on 12/11 in Hakata.
~ ZERO1 : Two more teams announced for the “Furikanzan Tag Tournament” in December. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Doering returns to Japan, will be a special guest for Ryogoku show on 11/27.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for 12/25 show.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for main December tour of shows.
~ FMW : Shark Tsuchiya retires after battling with diabetes and cancer.
~ GUTS World : Updated 12/3 event card, Tatsuhiko Yoshino’s last match before joining BJW in 2017.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for December shows. ST-K TAG defense on 12/11. TAKA & Taichi Produce on 12/30.
~ NOAH : Full event cards announced for 12/2 & 12/3 shows. GHC title defenses.
~ RJPW : First Tiger Mask’s return match in nearly 2 years set. Shinjiro Otani defends Legend belt against Taka Kunoh. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Kobashi to be present for Ryogoku show on 11/27 + Match order officially announced.
~ BASARA : Akiyama vs SAGAT announced for 12/25 show, BJW 6 Tag defense set as well.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for next shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Jun Kasai Produce on 12/26 – Kasai vs GUNSO – KFC defense : Violento Jack vs Masaoka.
~ GUTS World : Updated event cards for 12/3 show – GWC 6 Tag set.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai announced new sponsorship + Kotaro Nasu will join the promotion throughout 2017.
~ Michinoku : Full card announced for Korakuen Hall show on 12/15.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards + 1st set of teams announced for the Furikazan Tag Tournament in December. Continue reading →
~ New Year’s Eve Pro-Wrestling 2016, 5 promotions, 16 team tag tournament announced.
~ AJPW : All Japan vs W-1 Junior Tag match announced for Fan Appreciation show on 12/24. Other outside talent announced as well.
~ BASARA : Hidaka & Hayato announced to defend NWA Light Tag belts against Kodaka & Tsukamoto on 11/30 at 1stRING.
~ BJW : Deathmatch rules announced for Hoshino vs. Kodaka on 11/22 at Korakuen + Full card announced for 12/12 show featuring Sakigake’s final Big Japan match.
~ W-1 : Big 6 man tag match announced for 12/9 show, Mutoh, KAI & Shingo Takagi vs. Soya, Hino & KAZMA.
~ ZERO1 : Full card announced for 11/20 show in Iwaki, Fukushima. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : All teams and matches announced for the “World’s Strongest Tag League” in December. Full event cards posted.
~ BJW : Deathmatch between Isami Kodaka and Takayuki Ueki announced for 1/4 show at Shinkiba.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated 11/17 at Korakuen event card.
~ K-DOJO : Yuma to take a break from in-ring competition for the next month.
~ VKF : Full card announced for 11/23 show.
~ W-1 : Doi and Kumagoro to hold their own produce show on 1/25. They will take on Sekimoto and Okabayashi. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Full event card announced for 11/27 show at Ryogoku.
~ Apache : WEW Tag title match announced for final show on 12/25.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 11/8, 11/22, and 11/26.
~ DDT : Full event card for 11/3.
~ FREEDOMS : GENTARO vs Xtremo for the UWA belt made official for 11/17 show.
~ FMW : World Street Fight 8 Man Tag match made official for 11/24 show at Korakuen.
~ IGF : NEXT EXCITING WRESTLING formally announced, first show to be held in April of 2017. Continue reading →
~ AAA in Japan : Updated 10/26 card.
~ AJPW : Keisuke Ishii asserts himself as next World Jr. challenge. Onita wants deathmatch rules for Asia Tag challenge at Ryogoku.
~ Apache : Kintaro Kanemura wants a big 6 man tag for his retirement match on 12/27.
~ BJW : Updated 10/31 event card, Saikyo Tag League finals.
~ DDT : Matches announced for the 10/30 and 11/3 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for 10/30 show in Osaka.
~ NJPW : Ricochet visa issues, misses 10/21 show, results from the first round matches of the Super Jr. Tag Tournament.
~ ZERO1 : 3WAY match announced for the UN Heavyweight belt to take place on the 11/6 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Omori and Soya announce the revival of GET WILD + Updated 10/19 event card with Black Tiger VII competing.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : More matches announced for “TOKYO DREAM” show on 11/28.
~ WRESTLE-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for 10/28 show + More matches announced for the Korakuen show on 11/2.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato’s 15th anniversary match to be held on 11/6. Will be taking on Daisuke Sekimoto in a singles match. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Event card updates, Shigeno Shima to miss 10/15 show.
~ DDT : Mike Bailey to miss 10/8 show due to flight issues.
~ FREEDOMS : Event cards released, UWA title match on 10/27 (GENTARO vs HAYATA) and next KFC contendership match set for 11/17 (Masaoka vs Miyamoto).
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Masaaki Mochizuki versus Kotaro Suzuki for the Tokyo World belt set for 11/28 show.
~ ZERO1 : Hidaka to hold a show for 20th anniversary as a pro-wrestling on 3/15/17. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated October event card, Asia Tag match set for 10/9 – Full card for AJ PHOENIX show on 10/25.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for 10/16 show.
~ BJW : Saikyo Tag League Quarter-finals nearly for the 10/14 show, current matches listed.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 10/8, 10/9, and 10/10 shows.
~ DG : Susumu & Kagetora vs. CIMA and Dragon Kid for the Twin Gate belts set for 11/3 in Osaka.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Mascara vs NOSAWA for the IWA World belt made offical for the 1a/28 show at Korakuen.
~ W-1 : Event card announced for the KAI Produce show on 10/16 in Yokohama.
~ MISC : Special show announced to support Masa Saito which will be held on 12/2 in Osaka Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards, Akiyama vs Omori set for 10/9 show _ more.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for 9/18 and 10/5 shows.
~ BJW : Deathmatch Heavy defense set for 11/22 show.
~ DDT : KO-D Tag defense set for 10/9 show.
~ HARD HIT : Event cards announced for 10/2 show.
~ NJPW : Matches announced for “KING OF PRO-WRESTLING” on 10/10 and “NEW JAPAN ROAD” road show on 10/8.
~ NOAH : Marufuji & Yano vs Okada & YOSHI-HASHI changed to a GHC Tag defense + GHC Title match set between Sugiura and Nakajima on 10/23.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag set for 10/2 show and W-1 Tag defense set for 10/9 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Big matches announced for October tour of shows, preludes to Ryogoku show in November.
~ BJW : Notes from Saikyo Tag League, next Deathmatch Heavyweight title challenger potentially set.
~ K-DOJO : Event card updates, TAKA to begin “Road to 25th Anniversary”.
~ NJPW : Results and notes from “DESTRUCTION in HIROSHIMA”.
~ NOAH : Results and notes from the GHC title defenses at Korakuen. Sugiura vs Kitamiya, Maru/Yano vs 50FP, and Kanemaru vs Kotoge.
~ ZERO1 : Updated Tenkaichi final card on 9/29, Light Tag title defense set.
~ MISC : AAA (Some Japanese talent announced for 10/26 show), DNA (Updated 9/30 card), DG (Results from 9/22 title defenses), FREEDOMS (Results from 9/22 show, DTU Ultra-Violent: Xtremo vs Takeda), Sendai (Satomura vs Chihiro H. set for 10/16), VKF (9/22 results, Katsumura vs Kanemoto) Continue reading →