~ AJPW : Updated event cards from 5/24 through 5/31.
~ Dragon Gate : President Takashi Okamura retires due to illness, Toru Kido announced as new representative director, CIMA will focus on OWE Shanghai along with T-Hawk, El Lindaman & Takehiro Yamamura.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kenta Kobashi to hold a special talk battle with Masahiro Chono on the 6/11 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ Michinoku Pro : Sasuke to take on the Brahman Brothers in a special “mask vs hair” match on 6/15 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ NJPW : The wrestlers and matches announced for the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. 25”, which runs from on 5/18 through 6/4. Four title matches also announced for “DOMINION” on 6/9 in Osaka.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 5/21 through 5/29 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner, El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr., and Kendo Kashin announced to compete on the 7/17 show at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event cards announced for the 5/13 and 5/27 shows, and then two title matches set for the 6/13 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ DDT : KO-D Openweight and EXTREME title defenses set for 4/29 at Korakuen, Cherry & Suguru Miyatake announce their leave of the promotion, and updated DNA card for 4/5 show.
~ DG : T-Hawk & Eita vs. Big R Shimizu & Ben-K set for the Brave Gate belt on 5/6 in Nagoya.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Two more matches announced for Kobashi’s produce show on 6/11 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Violento Jack set to defend the FREEDOM belt against Masashi Takeda on 5/2 at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Matches announced for the next set of big shows at the end of this month and the start of the next.
~ NOAH : The matches were announced for the small tournament to crown the new GHC Jr. Tag Champions on 4/14 & 4/15. Prelude matches also set for the 4/11 show at Korakuen.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh undergoes a successful double knee replacement, Hiroshi Yamato announced his resignation from the promotion, and Kuroshio vs. Tachibana for the Result belt set for the 4/18 show at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : More matches announced for the Yasukuni Shrine show on 4/8, and then Obata set to defend the World Heavy belt against Hartley Jackson on 4/22 at Shinjuku FACE. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next World Tag & World Junior defenses set for 3/25 in Saitama + Updated event cards for the 3/19 show at Korakuen + Asia Heavyweight defense set for 3/21.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for March shows.
~ DG : The full event cards announced for the “CHAMPION GATE 2018” shows + Kotoka’s Retirment show on 3/6 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event cards announced for the 3/1 & 3/11 shows, KoF Tag defense set for Shinkiba 1stRING show
~ Hagure IGF : The full event card announced for the 4/4 show at the Shinjuku FACE, main event will see Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin & NOSAWA Rongai take on Masato Tanaka, Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hideki Hosaka.
~ NJPW : The first round matches announced for this years “NEW JAPAN CUP” tournament. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : The matches were announced for the “2018 Champion Carnival” that takes place throughout the month of April.
~ BASARA : The full event card was announced for the finals of the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT” on 2/19.
~ DG : Mochizuki set to defend the Dream Gate belt against Ben-K on 3/4.
~ NOAH : Event cards updated for the 2/22 – 2/24 shows.
~ ZERO1 : 4 titles matches announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 4/3, the main event will see Obata to defend the World Heavy belt against Kohei. Continue reading →
~ 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 →
~ DDT : NωA to split in 2018, full card announced for the 12/24 show at Korakuen.
~ DG : Updated event cards for the remaining December tour of shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for Kasai’s “Blood X’mas” show on 12/25.
~ Hard Hit : Full event card announced for the 12/30 show at 1stRING.
~ NJPW : Press conference for Omega vs. Jericho.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for 12/17 and some matches announced for the 1/8 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Matches announced for Suwama 13th anniversary show on 1/7, Akiyama to defend the GAORA belt against Hikaru Sato.
~ BJW : Kamitani to replace Kawakami in the upcoming Yokohama 6 Tag challenge on 12/17.
~ DG : Quick updates as two title matches announced for the 12/23 show, Twin & Brave Gate defenses set.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 12/14 & 12/24 shows.
~ MASTERS : Keiji Mutoh’s next produce show set for 2/16 at Korakuen.
~ NEW YEAR’S EVE : Matches set for the end of the year special multi-promotion tag tournament. 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 →
~ BASARA : Event Card for the 11/19 show in Osaka.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 11/12 through 11/20 shows.
~ DG : Triangle Gate defense set for the 11/26 show in Sendai.
~ DOVE : HAYATA vs. Tanizaki set for the 11/26 show at 1stRING + Tag defense set : YO-HEY & Kenshin vs Kasai & Gunso.
~ K-DOJO : Updated 11/12 event card.
~ NJPW : World Tag League teams and matches announced + More matches set for WRESTLE KINGDOM, Tanahashi vs. White, Omega vs. Jericho, and Cody vs. Ibushi.
~ TAKA & Taichi : Taichi to hold his 15th anniversary on the January show.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense set for the 11/12 show + Ashino vs. Doi and Yoshioka vs. Hijikata set for the 12/10 show. 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 →
~ AJPW : Updates for the October tour of shows, two triple title matches announced, Suwama and Ishikawa look to form an alliance.
~DDT : Daisuke Sasaki versus Shuichiro Katsumura for the Indie World Junior belt announced for 10/4 + KO-D 6 Tag defense announced for 10/14.
~ DG : JIMMYZ farewell tour to take place on October 1 in Hakata and 10/5 at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for “KING OF PRO-WRESTLING” on 10/9.
~ MISC : A double title match announced for Doutonbori as Mihara vs TORU on 12/22 in Osaka. Then HUB announced that he will be taking on Dick Togo on his own self-produce show on 11/26. Continue reading →