News Listings for April 20, 2018

~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina to miss the rest of the month due to injury, updated 4/22 card.
~ BASARA : Updated 5/3 event card + the matches and wrestlers announced for this years “Itadaki” tournament.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/21 & 4/22 shows due to Yuya Aoki out with injury.
~ HEAT-UP : Guts Ishjiama, Masked Mystery, Joji Otani & Keito Murota set to join HEAT-UP in May. A sister promotion known as “GOING-UP” will hold shows once a month.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event cards following the aftermatch of the last Korakuen Hall show, next W-1 Tag defense set for 5/6 at Korakuen.
~ MISC : NOAH to host Misawa’s 9th Memorial show on 6/10 at Korakuen, Riki Choshu to hold the next “POWER HALL” on 7/2, and then former JWP wrestler Erika Watanabe passed away, at the age of 39, due to stomach cancer. Continue reading

News Listings for April 18, 2018

~ AJPW : Masakatsu Funaki to hold his 33rd anniversary as a wrestler on 6/3 in Kobe.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki vs. Daisuke Sekimoto for the World Strong belt set for the 5/5 show in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Next KO-D Tag title match set for 5/1, Kota Umeda versus Go Shiozaki announced for 4/29 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full cards announced for the 5/4 & 5/6 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Full cards announced for the “Golden Week” shows from 4/29 through 5/6.
~ NOAH : Daisuke Haarda vs. Hi69 for the GHC Jr. belt set for 5/13 in Hakata, before a special hardcore match to take place on 5/4 at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for April 13, 2018

~ AJPW : Josh Bodom off tour due to family emergency, 4/14 event card updated.
~ BASARA : Hiroshi announced to be taking on Osamu Nishimura for his return match on 5/3.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 4/21 show, Yokohama 6 Tag title match set.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event cards announced for the 5/5 & 5/16 shows.
~ NJPW : A retirement ceremony announced to be held for Super Strong Machine on 6/19.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takumi Baba off of the 4/18 show due to injury, event card updated.
~ ZERO1 : Rookie Shoji Fukushima to retire from active competition due to injury. Full event card announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for April 11, 2018

~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 4/20 & 5/3 shows. Then the ZERO1 Junior 2 crown belts in defense on 5/6
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 15 shows, which will feature the finals of the “Ikkitosen~ strong climb”, and the full event card for the Osaka show on 4/22.
~ DDT : Full event card announced fro the 4/14 show and the KO-D Tag belts to be in defense on 5/1 in Shinkiba.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai set to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Kim Su Bin, from South Korea, on May 7 in Fukuoka
~ NJPW : The full event card announced for the next “LION’S GATE” show on 5/15. Nagata vs. Yoshida and Umino vs. Sekimoto set.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 15 shows, GHC Junior Tag Tournament.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 4/18. Continue reading

News Listings for April 4, 2018

~ BASARA : Isami Kodaka vs. Naoki Tanizaki announced to be a double title match, Union MAX and DOVE World Heavy.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 4/15 shows.
~ DDT : The KO-D 6 Tag belts announced to be in defense on 4/15.
~ Kawada Produce : Toshiaki Kawada announced the full card for his upcoming produce show on 4/26.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh already undergoing rehabilitation following a double knee replacement, then event card updates for the 4/7 and 4/18 shows. Continue reading

News Listings for March 27, 2018

~ BJW : Full event card announced for 4/27 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 4/1 show at Korakuen, next KO-D title defense set to take place on 4/29.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kobashi announced that the next show will be held on 6/11 at the Korakuen Hall. The show will feature both Koki Kitahara’s 30th anniversary and retirement from pro-wrestling.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 4/12 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ K-DOJO : Some matches announced for the “Golden Week” kick-off show on 4/28, Daisuke Sekimoto & Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio to compete.
~ NJPW : The full event card was announced for “SAKURA GENSIS” on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : A couple matches announced for the Hokkaido show on 4/14.
~ W-1 : The full event card was announced for the 4/3 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Continue reading

News Listings for March 23, 2018

~ AJPW : Match order set for the Saitama show on 3/25. The show will be live on AJPW.tv
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 3/29, main to be for the MAX belt, Isami vs. Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts were announced to be in defense on 4/5, as Takeda & Tsukamoto defend against Miyamoto & Isami.
~ DDT : The match order set for the 3/25 show at Ryogoku, The show will be live on DDT Universe.
~ Hagure IGF : The full card announced for the 4/4 at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA vs. TAJIRI announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Okada vs. Sabre set for SAKURA GENESIS on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : Kiyomiya announced to be able to compete on 3/29, following a minor concussion that caused him to miss a previous show.
~ RJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/29 show at the Korakuen Hall. The show to feature everyone competing under a mask.
~ VKF : TORU to defend the VKF belt against Voltage on 4/30 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Doi & Kumagoro set to defend the W-1 Tag belts against Soya & AKIRA on 4/18 at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for March 9, 2018

~ An update from Akebono who has been battling with Acute heart failure for the last year.
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina set to make his debut for the promotion on 4/7 + Updated event cards for the “Champion Carnival” tour.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 3/21 show at Korakeun + Sekimoto vs Togo announced for 4/22.
~ DDT : Updated event card for the 3/18 show as it is the final prelude show before Ryogoku.
~ DNA : Rekka versus Shiryu announced for the 4/1 show, which continues the “SUPER TAG TOURNAMENT”.
~ GUTS : Updated event cards for the promotions final two shows on 4/1 in Osaka and 4/15 in Tokyo.
~ HARD HIT : A couple more matches announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 3/17.
~ ZERO1 : Matches were announced for the Yasukuni Shrine show on 4/8. UN Heavy defense and Jinsei Shinzaki & Mr. Gannosuke vs. Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa announced. Continue reading

News Listings for February 23, 2018

~ BJW : Match updates for the 2/27 & 3/8 shows.
~ DDT : The match rules announced for the EXTREME title match between Miyamoto and Katsumata on 2/25.
~ DNA : All 8 teams and matches announced for the “DNA SUPER TAG TOURNAMENT”.
~ NOAH : Kenoh vs. Masa Kitamiya announced for Kenoh’s 10th anniversary on 3/21.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest video updates + 2 more matches added to the ACE show on 3/4.
~ MISC : DOVE tournament to crown a new World Heavy champion, and then HUB to face Dick Togo on May 13 in Osaka. Continue reading

News Listings for February 9, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event card announced fro the 3/4 show at Blue Field + Updated 2/14 show as Suwama takes on Hikaru in a singles bout.
~ BASARA : The first round matches set for the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT 2018” on 2/11.
~ BJW : Takeda vs. Sekine for the Death belt set for 3/12 + The split blocks and matches announced for this years “Ikkitosen ~ STRONG CLIMB”
~ NOAH : KENSO to compete on the 3/11 show in Yokohama, as he teams with Jay Bradley to take on Maybach & Nagai + Matches announced for the 2/23 & 2/24 shows.
~ MISC : DG (Kanda vs Tominaga for the Brave belt on 3/3), Minoru Suzuki to host his 30th anniversary in June, Stardom (Full card set for the 2/18 show at Korakuen) Continue reading

News Listings for February 5, 2018

~ AJPW : A press conference was held today as the next Triple Crown and World Tag defenses have been set, Yusuke Okada joins Evolution, and Maruyama to hold a “out of contract” self-produce show in March.
~ BJW : All 12 wrestlers announced for this years “Ikkitosen 2018 ~STRONG CLIMB~”.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 2/25 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the first part of February shows + Marufuji & Kotoge vs. Hideki Suzuki & Jay Bradley announced for the 2/22 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for February 2, 2018

~ AJPW : It was made official earlier this week that Ryoji Sai will be teaming with Nomura to challege against Akiyama & Nagata for the now vacant Asia Tag belts.
~ BJW : It was announced that Shinobu will be defending the Junior belt against either Sekifuda or Abe on 2/27 at Korakuen.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the February tour of shows, KO-D 6 Tag belts to be defended on 2/27 – SHuten-Doji vs BASARA.
~ NOAH : Four title matches announced for the 3/11 show at Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card was announced for the 2/4 show, UWA 6 Tag belts to be in defense, Manabu Soya & AKIRA will be team on 2/14 at Korakuen, and then Kojima will miss the MASTERS show on 2/16 due to injury.
~ ZERO1 : Yusaku Obata vs. Isami Kodaka formally announced for the World Heavyweight defense on 2/12 at Korakuen.
~ MISC : Kyushu Pro title defense announced for 3/4, Michinoku : Dick Togo to return from illness on 2/18 & Kazushi Sakuraba announced a grappling event called “QUINTET” to be held on 4/11 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. Continue reading