News Listings for June 5, 2017

~ AJPW : Full event card announced for the 6/7, 6/11 & 6/13 shows, Hikaru to miss a couple shows due to injury.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 6/10 – 18 shows, semi-finals for “King of DDT” set, and next KO-D defense set for 7/2 (Takeshita vs Bailey).
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for 6/25 show.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for the 6/20 show, 3 title matches set (GWC Single: Daisuke vs CHANGO).
~ NEW : Matches announced for the 6/8 show.
~ NJPW : Full card released for the “DOMINION 6.11” show, Hiromu vs KUSHIDA for the IWGP Jr. and NEVER 6 (5 team) Tag Gauntlet set.
~ NOAH : Takashi Sugiura out of action for the next several months due to arrhythmia, HAYATA vs. Ishimori officially set for the 6/25 show, and Kiyomiya will be heading off to train in Canada next month.
~ RJPW : Otani will defend the Legends belt against Funaki 6/29 at Korakuen. Super Tiger versus Rocky Kawamura also announced.
~ ZERO1 : 3 matches announced for the next Korakuen Hall show on 6/22, ZERO1 vs NEW set. Continue reading

News Listings for May 23, 2017

~ AJPW : Title Defenses and event cards announced for the June tour of shows.
~ BASARA: Full event card announced for the 6/1 show.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the early June shows, Yokohama 6 Tag defense set for 6/4 and Deathmatch Heavy set for 6/10 (Masaya vs Tsukamoto).
~ DDT : KO-D Tag defense set for the 6/11 show, Irie & Higuchi vs HARASHIMA & Soma.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : A couple more matches announced for the 7/19 show.
~ W-1 : Daiki Inaba out with an injury, updated event cards for the 5/28 and 6/6 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Event card announced for the 5/28 Cho-Hanabi show in Koga, Onita & Otani vs. TARU & Sugawara. Continue reading

News Listings for May 19, 2017

~ AJPW : Suwama to miss 5/21 show + Updated event card including BANG! TV World Heavyweight defense.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for the 6/4 show in Kyoto + ST-K Tag defense.
~ NEW : Full event card announced for the 5/21 show, including Masakatsu Funaki vs. Shinya Aoki.
~ NJPW : Notes from Public Strategy – Bushiroad’s plans for New Japan’s continued growth + Talent announced for the “G1 Special in USA” in early July.
~ NOAH : Jr. Tag League to be held in July.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Kazushi Sakuraba announced to compete on the 7/29 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : “WRESTLE-1 GRAND PRIX 2017” 1-Day tournament to be held on 7/12. Updated 5/20 event card as Jay Freddie returns to Japan. Continue reading

News Listings for May 15, 2017

~ AJPW : Zeus & Bodyguard vs Daichi & Kamitani set for 5/20, Suwama and Sai injured, and the Fuchi & Onita to defend the Asia Tag belts against Aoki & Hikaru on 6/20.
~ DDT : Updated event cards, No DQ rule added to EXTREME defense on 5/21 and the full event card announced for 5/28 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Full event cards released for the BOSJ tour.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Takayama off the show due to injury, Hideki Suzuki announced as his replacement.
~ NEW : Kazunari Murakami invades NEW & Inoki Museum, wants match against Suzukawa + Matches announced for 5/21 show in Chiba.
~ Doutonbori : Mihara versuss GAINA and Cooger & Billyken versus TORU & Ra-pid for the WDW belts announced for the 7/16 show.
~ FREEDOMS : Matches announced for 6/4 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Kazuhiro Tamura versus Daisuke Kanehira for the Universal belt announced for the 8/12 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for May 12, 2017

~ AJPW : Ryoji Sai and Suwama suffer injuries at today’s show, 5/13 event card changed.
~ BASARA : Event card announced for the 5/17 show.
~ BJW : All matches announced for the upcoming “Junior Heavyweight Championship League”.
~ Hard Hit : Rocky Kawamura vs. Yoshiki “Hitokui” Takahashi announced for the 7/16 show.
~ A-TEAM : Updated event card for the 5/21 show.
~ DNA : Shunma Katsumata vs. Yuki Ueno announced for the 7/4 show.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : BxB Hulk announced to compete on the 7/19 show. Continue reading

News Listings for May 2, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated May event cards, Miyahara vs. Ishikawa for the Triple Crown and Hikaru vs Black Tiger VII for the World Junior set for 5/21.
~ BJW : BJW Tag belts in defense on 5/25, Sekimoto & Okayabashi vs. Hama & Nakanoue, BJW Junior Heavyweight champion to be crowned in July.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for Golden Week shows + KO-D 6 Tag defense added to the 5/28 show at Korakuen. Main event to feature Takeshita defending against Takayama.
~ FMW : Updated event cards for May mini-tour of shows.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kenta Kobashi to hold a talk battle with Manami Toyota at the 6/14 show.
~ ZERO1 : Kanemoto & Minoru vs. Otani & Takaiwa for the NWA Light Tag belts announced for the 5/12 show.
~ A-TEAM : Special 6 Man Tag match announced for 5/21 show. Continue reading

News Listings for April 20, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for April 14, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for March 17, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for March 13, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for March 2, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for February 18, 2017

~ 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