~ Don Arakawa passed away at the age of 71.
~ AJPW : Full event card announced for the “Fan Appreciation Show” on 12/17 in Saitama.
~ BJW : The Yokohama 6 Tag belts announced to be in defence on 12/17 show in Yokohama.
~ GUTS World: Press conference as the promotion will close in April of 2018, and Mr. Gannosuke will be retiring from competition.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 12/22, 4 big titles and The Great Kabuki’s retirement. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Latest batch of show highlights released by the promotion.
~ BJW : Full event cards announced for the Osaka shows on 12/23 & 12/24.
~ DDT : Matches announced for the D-Oh (KING) GRAND PRIX 2018.
~ FREEDOMS : Event card updates for the 12/7, 1210 & 12/26 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Daisuke Sasaki vs. TAKA Michinoku for the Indie World Junior belt set for the 12/17 show at 1stRING.
~ New Year’s Eve : Teams announced for this year’s multi-promotional “Shuffle Tag Tournament” that will take place on 12/31.
~ Riki Choshu : Pair of main event matches announced for the show in January at the Korakuen Hall.
~ RJPW : A couple matches announced for the December 7 show at Korakuen, Super Tiger to defend the belt against the mysterious maskman HGZ. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Event card announced for the 12/10 show in Hakata.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 12/1 show at Shinkiba, TAKA Michinoku vs. Daisuke Sasaki in a 6 man tag.
~ FREEDOMS : First set of matches announced for Takashi Sasaki’s produce show on 12/16 at Korakuen.
~ GUTS : Full event card announced for Daisuke’s retirement show on 12/2 at Shinkiba.
~ NOAH : 4 title matches now announced for the 12/22 show at Korakuen, Harada vs. Minoru and then Yone & Storm vs. Marufuji & Taniguchi. Also The Great Kabuki to hold his formal retirement on the show.
~ TAKA & Taichi : Takashi Iizuka vs. Jun Kasai announced for the 1/23 show at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : The full event cards announced for the 12/12 show at Shinkiba 1stRING and 12/21 at Korakuen shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : TAJIRI to defend the World Junior belt against Maruyama on 12/17.
~ BJW : Daichi vs. Kamitani on 11/21 to determine the next challenger for the World Strong belt.
~ DDT : EXTREME title match on 11/23 to be contested under No-DQ rules.
~ DIFFER CUP : Mike Bailey called out for Taiji Ishimori to defend the X-Division belt on the 11/28 show.
~ NOAH : The full event card was announced for the “Global League” final show on 11/19, a special 4WAY singles match has been scheduled as well as Ishimori’s return from tour with Impact.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag title belts to be in defense on the 11/19 show.
~ ZERO1 : Super Tiger to defend the UN Heavy belt against KAMIKAZE on the 11/23 show, “Furinkazan Tag” finals show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards as Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani have been added to the “World’s Strongest Tag League”.
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 11/26 show, Nakatsu vs. Minoru Tanaka announced.
~ BJW : Okabayashi out for at least a year and the full event card announced for the 11/21 show at Korakuen.
~ DDT : Shiro Koshinaka announced for the KO-D 10 Person Tag title match, full card listed.
~ DNA : DNA’s BAD BOY group adds Keisuke Okuda and Akira Joh, Dai Suzuki to retire on 12/13 as matches were also announced for the show.
~ DG : Event card updates.
~ W-1 : The full event card was announced for the 11/19 show in Chiba, main will feature Hayashi & Kondo defending the W-1 Tag belts against Doi & Kumagoro. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Takeda vs. Masaya for the Death Match belt announced to be taking place on 12/17 in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 11/23 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Yuki Iino out for 3 months with a right elbow injury.
~ DIFFER CUP : Jun Kasai’s partner announced for the 1-day tournament that takes place at the end of the month, rookie Tomoya Hirata.
~ FREEDOMS : Takashi Sasaki’s produce show on 12/26 at Korakuen announced to feature a 1-day multi-promotion 6 man tag tournament.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for the 11/26 show, as Tamura defends the Universal belt against Nori da Funky Shibiresath. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Update event cards for the November tour of shows.
~ BASARA : Outside talent announced for upcoming shows on 11/19 and 12/28.
~ BJW : Kobayashi & Ito set to defend the BJW Tag belts against the team of Numazawa & Kenji Fukimoto on 11/26 in Nagoya.
~ DDT : Daisuke Sasaki set to defend the Indie Jr. belt against Diego on 11/11 and HARASHIMA & Marufuji to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Takeshita & Akito on 11/23.
~ DIFFER CUP : Harada & Kotoge versus Kenoh & Ohara announced for the 11/28 show.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 11/5 & 11/13 shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the November tour of shows, next Triple Crown, World Junior, and Asia Tag defenses set.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 10/28, 11/1 & 11/8.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 10/28, 10/29, 11/2, 11/11, 11/23 & KO-D defense set for 12/24.
~ DNA : Kodaka & Miyamoto vs. Katsumata & Diego announced for the 11/9 show.
~ FREEDOMS : A couple matches announced for the 11/13 show, next KFC single and Tag defense to take place.
~ ZERO1 : Super Tiger & SUGI added to the 10/26 show at Korakuen, full card set. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 10/26 & 10/29.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 10/28, 10/29 & 11/2.
~ DIFFER CUP : Taiji Ishimori vs. Mike Bailey announced fro the 11/28 show.
~ FMW : Event card announced for 11/10 show, first post Onita’s retirement.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event cards announced for 11/5 & 12/17 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Takizawa vs. Kaji Tomato for the ST-K belt set for 12/17 at 1stRING. Also the ST-K TAG to be in defense on 11/12.
~ NOAH : Sugiura’s return announced to take place on 10/28 + Updated event cards following Okabayashi’s injury.
~ W-1 : Event cards updated for the 10/28 & 11/5 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Bakuha-o – Masato Tanaka vs. Yuko Miyamoto set for 11/3 in Kawasaki. Continue reading →
~ AJPW/BJW : Yuji Okabayshi out with a shoulder injury, World Tag belts vacated, Akiyama/Omori vs Sekimoto/Ito announced to decide the new champions on 10/21.
~ DDT : Dai Suzuki out with a knee injury, KO-D 6 Tag decision match set for the 11/2 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ DG : Updated event card for the 11/3 show, Mochizuki vs. Yokosuka.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 11/4 show in Sendai.
~ NOAH : Okabayashi out of the “Global League”, no replacement named, all scheduled matches will be noted as forfeit. Updated event cards for the 10/22 & 10/24 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Kotaro Suzuki vs. KIYOSHI added to the 11/15 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next Asia Tag defense set for 10/21 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 10/19, 10/22 & 11/3 shows.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 10/18 show at the 1stRING.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 10/14/, 10/15 & 10/22 shows.
~ DG : Quick update on matches, Mochizuki vs. Susumu set for 11/3 in Osaka.
~ NOAH : Split blocks and matches announced for the “Global League” and the GHC junior title matches set to be in defense.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : More matches announced for the 10/15 show.
~ W-1 : A couple more matches added to the 10/11 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 10/26 & 10/29.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the early shows in October, KO-D Tag defense on 10/9.
~ KAI 10th Ann : KAI to hold his 10th anniversary with a special show on 10/28 in Yokohama.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for the 10/15 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Okabayashi and Nagai added to the upcoming “Global League 2017” + Notes from press conference with the leaders of Impact Wrestling.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Main event announced for FUJITA 20th anniversary as a pro-wrestler. Continue reading →