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

News Listings for July 12, 2017

~ AJPW/Onita : KIYOSHI announced to join Suwama & Atsushi Aoki against Atushi Onita, Raijin Yaguchi & Ricky Fujita for Onita Produce show on July 16.
~ DDT : Full card announced for 7/23 show, KO-D Tag defense set as Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi take on Shuji Ishikawa &Mad Paulie, then Daisuke Sasaki and Joey Ryan will be in yet another double title match.
~ NEW : Event card announced for the 7/15 & 16 shows.
~ NJPW : Full event cards announced for the G1 CLIMAX tour of shows as the IWGP Tag and IWGP Junior Tag will be defended on the final show on July 17.
~ NOAH : Hi69 joined NOAH and Ishimori to defend the GHC Junior belt against YO-HEY at “DEPARTURE” on 8/6.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Hiroshi Hase announced to be returning to the ring for the 7/26 “PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS” show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for July 3, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 7/9 & 7/17 shows.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 7/8, 9, 15 & 23 shows. KO-D Tag and EXTREME defenses announced for the 7/23 show at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO/NJPW : Ayato Yoshida announced to be out with a jaw fracture. Will miss all upcoming shows. GO Asakawa to take on Yuji Nagata on the 7/4 LION’S GATE show.
~ NEW : Full event card announced for the Korakuen show on 7/7. Suzukawa ledt NEW and aligned himself with Inoki and his upcoming ISM shows.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card was announced for the 7/12 show at Korakuen, W-1 GRAND PRIX first round.
~ ZERO1 : Full tour of matches announced for the “Fire Festival” shows throughout the month of July. Continue reading

News Listings for June 30, 2017

~ AJPW : Hikaru Sato vs Minoru Tanaka for the World Junior belt announced for the 7/17 show, updated 7/5 show in Shinkiba, Ultimo Dragon to host his 30th anniversary in Japan on 8/19.
~ BJW : Updated deathmatches for the 7/17 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 7/17 show in Hiroshima.
~ TAKA & Taichi Produce : TAKA & Taichi vs. Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI announced for the 8/28 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Takaku Fuke vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano announced for the 7/27 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for June 27, 2017

~ AJPW : Zeus & Bodyguard vs. Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura for the World Tag belts set for 7/17 + Asia Tag defense set for 7/23, Aoki & Hikaru vs. Tank Nagai & Ayumu Honda.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 7/1 & 7/8 shows.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 7/2 show, Takeshita vs. Bailey for the KO-D to main.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the Jun Kasai Produce show on 7/9, KFC Tag defense set as Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura taking on Miedo Xtremo & Ciclope.
~ NJPW : The split blocks and early headlining matches announced the G1 CLIMX 27.
~ NOAH : Nakajima to defend the GHC Heavy belt against Brian Cage on 7/27 + Updated event cards for the July tour of shows.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for the first day of the Fire Festival on 7/9, Obata vs. Inaba, Kohei vs. Okamoto, Tanaka vs. Super Tiger, and Kenoh vs. LEONA set to kick off the league. Continue reading