News Listings for April 25, 2017

~ BJW : Updated event cards, Masashi Takeda out with a knee injury.
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 5/4 show in Osaka, Itadaki 1st day.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Tag title match announced for 6/4, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs Kazuhiro Tamura & Fuminori Abe.
~ K-DOJO : Full event cards announced for the Golden Week shows, Kengo Mashimo vs Isami Kodaka for the ST-K belt set for 5/28.
~ NEW : A couple matches announced for 4/30 show in Saitama.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE show on 5/9.
~ ZERO1 : Hayato “Jr” Fujita out with injury as the full card announced for the 4/26 Tenkaichi finals at Korakuen + Updated event cards for the 4/28 through 5/6 shows.
~ MISC : Rikidozan honored with WWE’s legacy award. Mitsuo Momota and Chikara accept the honor at his grave-site. All Japan Joshi referee Shiro Abe passed away at the age of 76. 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 18, 2017

~ BJW : Kojika to compete on 4/28 for his 75th birthday, also announced for the big Yokohama show on 5/5.
~ DDT : 5WAY Next Challenger match announced for DDT EXTEME belt.
~ Doutonbori : Full card announced for the 5/7 show, Kazuaki Mihara vs Katsumi Oribe for the WDW belt.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen and 5/4 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : Special memorial ceremony to be held for the late Haruka Eigen on April 23 in Kanazawa.
~ ZERO1 : Akebono and Shogun Okamoto to relinquish the IC Tag belts due to Akebono missing all upcoming shows due to a skin infection. 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 May 5, 2017

~ BJW : Updated event cards for 4/21 & 22.
~ DNA : Full event card announced for 4/21 show.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kobashi announced the full event card for the 6/14 show, Daisuke Sekimoto & Suwama vs. Kohei Sato & Shingo Takagi.
~ FREEDOMS : KFC Tag match added to 4/8 show, full event card announced for 4/16 show.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA Michinoku vs. Kota Ibushi announced for 4/23 show.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for 4/19 show at Korakuen, Akebono, Kono & KAI vs Kotaro, NOSAWA & MAZADA. Continue reading

News Listing for March 27, 2017

~ BASARA : Full card announced for 4/6 shows.
~ BJW : Matches announced for 4/12 show in Osaka, Okabayashi & Shingo Takagi vs Daichi & Kamitani.
~ DDT : Updated event card for April shows, Happy Motel final on 4/1, 4/8 Takeshita vs. Paulie, 4/14 DAMNATION Produce.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Next show announced for 6/14.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE on 4/13. Outside talent throughout.
~ NOAH : GHC Jr. Tag match set for 4/22, Ishimori & Hi69 vs Ohara & Kumano. Updated event cards for 4/11 – 4/16.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Hayashi announced as the new president of W-1, Kondo to be vice-president.
~ ZERO1 : Masato Tanaka to defend the World Heavy belt against James Raideen on 4/26 at Korakuen. 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 9, 2017

~ BJW : Updated event cards, Ikkitosen ~ DeathMatch Survivor ~ style of matches updated as well.
~ J-STAGE : 3 matches announced for show on 3/24 at 1stRING.
~ NEW : Minowaman vs Minoru Tanaka and Masakatsu Funaki vs Mitsuyoshi Nakai announced for debut show on 4/5.
~ NJPW : Yuji Nagata set to replace Honma in the upcoming NEW JAPAN CUP.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Special 6 Man Tag announced for 3/20 show, Mutoh, Kondo & Kasai vs Akebono, Soya & NOSAWA. 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 25, 2017

~ A-TEAM : Formerly Apache Army, WEW Tag defense announced for 4/15 show.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for 3/12 show.
~ BJW : Deathmatch formats updated for the 3/5 and 3/11 shows.
~ DNA : Full event card announced for 3/14 show.
~ Michinoku : Tohoku Tag defense announced for 4/15 + 3/18 & 3/19 event cards.
~ NJPW : Updated event cards for early March shows.
~ NOAH : Full card announced for “GREAT VOYAGE in YOKOHAMA” on 3/12. GHC Tag : Sugiura & Kenoh vs Yone & Kitamiya set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Event cards announced for 3/4 & 3/6 shows. Continue reading

News Listings for February 21, 2017

~ BASARA : Event card announced for 3/1 show, Tsukamoto vs Minoru Tanaka
~ BJW : Updated 3/5 card + BJW Tag set for 3/12, Sekimoto & Okabayashi vs. Daichi & Kamitani
~ DDT : Updated event cards, 2/25, 2/26 & 3/5.
~ W-1 : Updated 2/22 event card, Kasai out with illness unable to make defense, new UWA 6 Tag champs to be crowned.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for February shows, NWA Light Tag defense set for 3/2, Kodaka & Tsukamoto vs. Kanemoto & Minoru. Continue reading

News Listings for February 4, 2017

~ Wrestlers take part in the annual Setsubun Festival.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for 2/5 & 2/12.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for February shows, Sekimoto to take a break through the whole month.
~ DNA : Main event announced for 2/23 show, Kazusada Higuchi & Akebono versus Naomi Yoshimura & Yuji Okabayashi.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for the 2/11 & 2/19 shows.
~ GUTS World : Masked Mystery versus YUJI KITO for the GWC Single belt set for 2/21 show.
~ IGF / NEW : Josh Barnett vs. Shinichi Suzukawa announced for the debut show on 4/5 at Korakuen.
~ NJPW / ROH : Honor Rising 2017 announced for 2/26 & 27.
~ ZERO1: Additions to the 2/3 results + 2/18 and 3/15 event card updates. Continue reading