News Listings for June 19, 2018

~ AJPW : Event card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 7/5.
~ BJW : Death Match formats announced for the 6/20 & 6/30 shows + Yokohama 6 Tag defense set for next Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the multi-promotional show on 8/6 at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Taishi Takizawa set to defend the CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K belt against Shu Asakawa on
~ MICHINOKU : The full event cards announced for the Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary show on 6/24 and the 1stRING show on 7/7.
~ NOAH : Card change for the 6/21 show as Kitamiya takes on Saito, Daisuke Harada to defend the GHC Jr. belt against Hitoshi Kumano on 6/26, and the matches announced for next month’s “Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League”. Continue reading

News Listings for May 30, 2018

~ AJPW : Riki Choshu to compete for the “2018 SUMMER EXPLOSION” on 8/5 in Kanazawa.
~ BASARA : Event cards announced for the second round of the “Itadaki Tournament” on 6/10 & 6/17.
~ BJW : The full event card was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 6/20, BJW Death Heavy and World Strong defenses to headline.
~ DDT : The EXTREME title defense on 6/24 to now be under a 3WAY rules, HARASHIMA vs. Soma Takao vs. Daisuke Sasaki.
~ MICHINOKU : The Sendai Girls World belt to be in defense on 6/24 show, as Chihiro Hashimoto defends against DASH Chisako.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 6/2 & 6/3 shows, then the full event card announced for the RATEL’s self-produce show on 6/30.
~ ZERO1 : The full event card announced for the 6/9 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING and then Masato Tanaka & Yuji Hino are set to defend the IC Tag belts against Kohei Sato & SUGI on 6/24 in Hakata.
~ MISC : A-TEAM (full caed announced for the 6/10 show) and Doutonbori (the full cards announced for the 6/10 show and Special Kansai show on 6/16). Continue reading

News Listings for May 11, 2018

~ BASARA : The full event card announced for the 5/20 show in Osaka, Union MAX : Naoki Tanizaki vs Takumi Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The full event cards were announced for the 5/29 through and 6/3 shows.
~ DNA : Part of the event card announced fro the next show on 6/3 in Shinjuku.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the 5/24 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING, FREEDOM WORLD TAG: Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura vs. Violento Jack & Daisuke Masaoka
~ KAI PRODUCE : The full event card was announced for the 7/7 show in Yokohama, main to feature KAI vs. Shingo Takagi.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card was announced for the 6/15 show in Tokyo. Great Sasuke vs. Brahman Brothers and Kenbai’s return match.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : The Tokyo IC Tag belts to be in defense on 7/17, MAZADA & FUJITA vs. Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka.
~ ZERO1 : A couple more matches announced for the 6/3 show in Susukino. Continue reading

News Listings for May 7, 2018

~ 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

News Listings for March 19, 2018

~ AJPW : All Japan TV is now live. March will be free with April beginning the monthly fee (900 yen).
~ DDT : 5WAY Street Fight match changed due to the hall owner’s decision. The match will still go as planned but with different rules.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated 3/22 event card following the outcome of Fukimoto’s title challenge against Violento Jack in DTU Mexico.
~ K-DOJO : Part of the card made official for upcoming Korakuen Hall show on 4/22. STRONGEST-K singles and tag belts set to be in defense.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card announced for 4/14 at the Shinkiba 1stRING. The Tohoku & UWA World Tag belts to be in defense. Then Hyugaji versus Nohashi set for the Tohoku Jr. belt at Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary show on 6/24 in Sendai.
~ NJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/21 show, which will see the final match of the “NEW JAPAN CUP”, and then all the matches announced for the next “LION’S GATE” show on 4/10.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Two matches announced for the 3/28 show on Saitama. Continue reading

News Listings for February 20, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 3/16 & 3/18 shows.
~ BASARA : Full card announced for the 3/3 show, the main will see Kodaka vs. Oosugi for the Union MAX.
~ Michinoku : Full cards announced for the 3/16 through 3/18 shows. Hyugaji vs. Kengo for the Tohoku Junior belt and Daichi Sasaki’s competes in special send-off matches before he goes to Mexico.
~ NJPW : EVIL announced to be out with injury, event cards updated.
~ NOAH : The matches were announced for next month’s “GLOBAL TAG LEAGUE 2018”.
~ RJPW : A special lucha match announced for the 3/29 show at Korakuen Hall, Dos Caras and Dos Caras Jr. (Guillermo Rodriguez) to compete.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh announced that he will be undergoing knee replacement surgery at the end of March. Though he will be taking part in a special 6 man tag match on 3/14 at Korakuen featuring several of his former students. Continue reading

News Listings for January 26, 2018

~ AJPW : Yuma Aoyagi out with an ankle injury, updated 1/27 event card, and Ryoji Sai puts his name forward for the Asia Tag belts.
~ BASARA : the first round matches announced for the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT” which begins on 2/11 in Oji, Tokyo.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 2/7 show in Shinkiba + Nakanoue set as the next challenger for the World Strong belt.
~ DNA : The full event card set for the 2/14 show at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ DRADITION : Tatsumi Fujinami announces two April shows in Tokyo & Osaka. Bob Backlund announced to compete.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the 2/8 show in Shinkiba.
~ NJPW : Satoshi Kojima out with a left knee ACL rupture, Nakanishi to replace him on tour.
~ Michinoku : Dick Togo to miss shows due to suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis.
~ W-1 : The full event card announced for the 1/28 show in Saitama, UWA 6 Tag belts to be in defense.
~ MASTERS : the full event card now set for the 2/16 show at Korakuen. Shiro Koshinaka, Masashi Aoyagi & Akitoshi Saito vs. Great Kojika, Tiger Toguchi & Mitsuo Momota among the major additions. Continue reading

News Listings for January 16, 2018

~ AJPW : GAORA TV belt to be in defense on 2/13, Akiyama vs. Nishimura with 6 man tag rules + Full card announced for the 2/3 show in Yokohama.
~ DDT : The final match set for the D-KING GRAND PRIX on 1/28 at Korakeun + Full card announced + EXTREME belt to be in defense on 2/3 in Nerima.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 2/11 show in Hiroshima, UWA World Junior : Susumu vs. Chikano.
~ MICHIPRO : Rui Hyugaji to defend the Tohoku Jr. belt against Kengo on 3/17, Togo re-joins the promotion, Daichi Sasaki to head to Mexico in March + Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary to be held in June.
~ NOAH : The full event card was updated for the 2/2 show at Korakuen, GHC Heavy : Kenoh vs. Miyamoto.
~ WRESTLE-1 : UWA 6 Tag belts to be in defense on 1/21 + Ito to defend the Result belt against Kuroshio on 2/14 + Another match added to MASTERS show on 2/16.
~ ZERO1 : The full event card was announced for the Cho-Hanabi show on 1/28 in Osaka, Double title match : Obata vs. Miyamoto. Continue reading

News Listings for November 20, 2017

~ DDT : KO-D 6 Tag defense set for the 12/10 show.
~ DIFFER CUP : Ishimori vs. Bailey for the X-DIVISION belt officially set for 11/28.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card was set for the 12/15 show at Korakuen, Space Great War.
~ NJPW : The full card announced for the 12/21 LION’S GATE show.
~ NOAH : The next GHC Heavyweight & GHC Jr. Tag defense set for 12/22. Updated December event cards.
~ WRESTLE-1 : W-1 Tag & UWA 6 Tag defenses announced for December shows.
~ ZERO1 : Full card announced fro the 11/23 show. Continue reading

News Listings for October 10, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the October and November shows. Suwama vs. Doering made official for 10/21 and teams announced for “World’s Strongest Tag League”.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for 10/22 show.
~ DDT : KUDO out with a concussion, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated, updated event cards for 10/15 & 10/22.
~ K-DOJO : SANADA added to the 10/15 show, TAKA & Taichi vs. BUSHI & SANADA.
~ NJPW : Headlining matches announced for “POWER STRUGGLE” on November 5. Okada vs. Naito officially set for “WRESTLE KINGDOM” on 1/4/18. Teams for the “Super Jr. Tag Tournament” announced as well.
~ MichiPro : Tohoku Tag set to take place on 11/5, Hyugaji & Gunji vs. Manjimaru & Kengo.
~ Onita : Retirement match set for 10/31, Onita, Yaguchi & Hosaka vs. Kazuyuki Fujita, Kashin & NOSAWA.
~ W-1 : Updated 10/11 event card.
~ ZERO1 : 3 title matches announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 10/26, NWA IC Tag : Kohei & Hideki vs. Okamoto & Yoshie, NWA Junior 2 Crown : Kotaro vs Guinness, and NWA Light Tag : Hidaka & Sugawara vs. Ito & Kawamura. Continue reading

News Listings for May 8, 2017

~ BJW : Wrestlers announced for “BJW Junior Heavyweight League” + Hideki Suzuki vs Hideyoshi Kamitani set for 5/25 + Updated event cards for May tour.
~ DDT : Konosuke Takeshita vs. Yasu Urano for the KO-D belt officially set for the 5/28 show/
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for the 5/20, 21, and 24 shows.
~ Michinoku : Event card announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 6/18, Sasuke & New Sailor Boys vs Brahman Brothers & Hakushi + GAINA show announced for 7/17.
~ NEW : Full event card announced for the 5/12 show, Suzukawa vs Super Tiger.
~ NJPW : More matches announced for the DOMINION show on 6/11 + Matches announced for the BOSJ 24.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Masaaki Mochizuki versus Yuko Miyamoto for the Tokyo Heavy belt announced for the 7/19 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense set for the 5/14 show and Result Championship defense set for the 5/20 show. Continue reading

News Listings for March 23, 2017

~ BASARA : Main event set for the Korakuen Hall show on April 29 (Ryuichi vs Nakatsu).
~ DRADITION : Full card announced for the Korakuen Hall show on April 20, Fujinami’s 45th anniversary show.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the 4/1 (K-BLOOM) and 4/2 (K-UP IMPACT) shows.
~ Michinoku : Full event card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on April 15, Tohoku Tag : Hidaka and Fujita vs Yappermen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full card announced for the 4/9 show in Hokkaido, UWA 6 Tag defense set : Inaba, Kodama & Fujimura vs. Hayashi, Kono & Kondo. Continue reading