~ AJPW : Updated event card, full cards for AJ PHOENIX on 12/20 and Fan Appreciation Show on 12/24. First title matches made official for 2017.
~ BJW : Updated event updates for 12/11, 12/18, 12/24, and 1/4.
~ DDT : DDT UNIVERSE to be unveiled on 2/23. Updated event card for 12/10 show.
~ K-DOJO : Full event cards announced for 12/25 and TAKA & Taichi’s show on 12/30.
~ WRESTLE-1 : New group announced, NEWERA, full event cards announced for 12/18 and 12/25 shows. Mutoh to unveil a new project on 2/8 with PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS. Continue reading →
~ 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 →
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 11/20 show, Isami & Tsukamoto vs. Trans Am ★ Ryuichi & SAGAT.
~ BJW : Updated event cards, 11/23, 11/26, 11/29.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 11/23 show at Korakuen – Yukio vs Takayama set.
~ NJPW : World Tag League tour and then some of the WK title matches set.
~ NOAH : Company name will now be known as “NOAH Global Entertainment” going foward. Still to be known as Pro-Wrestling NOAH for all events.
~ W-1 : Matches announced for Pro-Wrestling A.C.E. show on 11/12 + Matches announced for Kuroshio’s self-produced show on 11/21.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for next Shinkiba show on 11/19 – Yusaku Obata vs. KAI. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Union MAX belt to be revived, Kodaka vs Hiroshi to determine new champion on 12/25.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 11/12 and 11/27.
~ FREEDOMS : Tag title match set for 11/17, Susumu & HAYATA vs Mammoth and Toru Sugiura.
~ J-STAGE : Hayato “Jr” Fujita versus Seiki Yoshioka announced for 12/19 show.
~ NJPW : Full card announced for the “POWER STRUGGLE” event on 11/5, Super Jr. Tag Final set. 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 →
~ BASARA : Updated 10/29 event card, Kawamura out with shoulder blade injury.
~ BJW : Full card announced for 11/3 show.
~ NJPW : Updated event card for the semi-finals of the “Super Jr. Tag Tournament” on 10/30.
~ W-1 : Event cards announced for the November tour of shows.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for 11/6 show at Korakuen, Funaki to team with TARU to take on Onita and Nagayo for the Electric Explosion Deathmatch on 11/15. 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 : “Jr. TAG BATTLE OF BLORY” announced.
~ BJW : Quarter-finals set for the “Saikyo Tag League”.
~ DDT : KO-D Tag defense set for 11/3, Daisuke & Endo vs. KUDO & Sakaguchi.
~ K-DOJO : ST-K TAG defense made official for 11/6, Takizawa & Yoshino vs. Yoshida & Mogami.
~ NJPW : Major updates for upcoming shows, Jr. Tag Tournament, main matches for POWER STRUGGLE, IWGP Heavy title match made official for WK.
~ NOAH : Full event card set for “GREAT VOYAGE 2016 in Yokohama”, all titles in defense, Shiozaki vs. Shibata single match.
~ WRESTLE-1 : W-1 title defense set as Inaba defends against Kono, Kodama also set to defend the Cruiser belt against Kaz Hayashi. Continue reading →