News Listings for October 13, 2017

~ DDT : Event Card updates, 10/14, TLC rules for EXTREME defense on 10/22, and KO-D Tag defense set for 11/2.
~ DIFFER CUP : 3 out of 4 teams announced for the tournament on 11/28.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for 10/26 and 10/29 shows.
~ LION’S GATE : Full card announced for next show on 11/16 + matches announced for the remainder YOUNG LION’S CUP to finish out the year.
~ ONITA : Onita & KAI vs. Minowaman & Kancho Aoyagi announced for 10/29 show.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense set for 10/21 show, Ashino to defend the W-1 Championship against Kumagoro on 11/5, and then Hayashi & Kondo defend the W-1 Tag belts against Doi & Kumagoro on 11/19. 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 September 29, 2017

~ BASARA : Matches announced for FUMA’s produce show on 12/9.
~ DNA : Full event card announced fro the 10/12 show. Yoshimura out with an injury.
~ DDT : Results for this years fan election as title matches are now set for the 10/22 show at Korakuen.
~ DIFFER CUP : Tournament announced to return for the first time in 10 years. NOAH, DDT, FREEDOMS and ZERO1 to feature teams.
~ K-DOJO : Kunio Toshima & Isami Kodaka to challenge for the ST-K TAG belts on 10/15.
~ NJPW : YOUNG LION’S CUP announced to return + Omega vs YOSHI-HASHI for the USA belt on 10/15. Continue reading

News Listings for September 25, 2017

~ 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

News Listings for September 7, 2017

~ AJPW : Ultimo Dragon vs Billyken Kid announced for 9/28 in Osaka, Kyoboku Futoshi from Australia, by way of LAND’S END announced to be competing for the promotion.
~ DRADITION : A dream trio match announced with Fujinami, Mutoh, and Mil Mascaras to take place on 10/27 at Korakuen.
~ DG : Two title matches announced for 9/18, YAMATO vs. Mochizuki main event.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 9/18 shows at 1stRING then the Yokohama show on 9/23.
~ NJPW : Omega out with an injury, Leo Tonga announced to be coming in as Omega’s replacement for the tour.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event card for the 9/14 show, Kohei Sato & Hideki Suzuki versus Shogun Okamoto & Yutaka Yoshie announced for the vacant IC Tag belts. Continue reading

News Listings for August 28, 2017

~ AJPW : Following the conclusion of the big Ryogoku show, a press conference was held with updates for the upcoming tour in September.
~ BJW : Teams announced fro the “2017 Saikyo Tag League” death and strong split blocks, as well as matches announced for the September tour of shows.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Osaka show on September 10.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for September 3 show, 4WAY match set for the KFC TAG belts, Kasai out with a temporary injury.
~ NJPW : Following the conclusion of the G1 CLIMAX 27, the full match cards have been released for the NJPW’s three “DESTRUCTION” shows, as well as two of the headlining matches for KING OF PRO WRESTLING.
~ NOAH : Three title matches were announced for the upcoming “ GREAT VOYAGE 2017 in YOKOHAMA vol.2 ” that will be taking place on October 1. Continue reading

News Listings for July 12, 2017

~ AJPW/Onita : KIYOSHI announced to join Suwama & Atsushi Aoki against Atushi Onita, Raijin Yaguchi & Ricky Fujita for Onita Produce show on July 16.
~ DDT : Full card announced for 7/23 show, KO-D Tag defense set as Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi take on Shuji Ishikawa &Mad Paulie, then Daisuke Sasaki and Joey Ryan will be in yet another double title match.
~ NEW : Event card announced for the 7/15 & 16 shows.
~ NJPW : Full event cards announced for the G1 CLIMAX tour of shows as the IWGP Tag and IWGP Junior Tag will be defended on the final show on July 17.
~ NOAH : Hi69 joined NOAH and Ishimori to defend the GHC Junior belt against YO-HEY at “DEPARTURE” on 8/6.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Hiroshi Hase announced to be returning to the ring for the 7/26 “PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS” show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading

News Listings for July 3, 2017

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 7/9 & 7/17 shows.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 7/8, 9, 15 & 23 shows. KO-D Tag and EXTREME defenses announced for the 7/23 show at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO/NJPW : Ayato Yoshida announced to be out with a jaw fracture. Will miss all upcoming shows. GO Asakawa to take on Yuji Nagata on the 7/4 LION’S GATE show.
~ NEW : Full event card announced for the Korakuen show on 7/7. Suzukawa ledt NEW and aligned himself with Inoki and his upcoming ISM shows.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card was announced for the 7/12 show at Korakuen, W-1 GRAND PRIX first round.
~ ZERO1 : Full tour of matches announced for the “Fire Festival” shows throughout the month of July. Continue reading

News Listings for June 30, 2017

~ AJPW : Hikaru Sato vs Minoru Tanaka for the World Junior belt announced for the 7/17 show, updated 7/5 show in Shinkiba, Ultimo Dragon to host his 30th anniversary in Japan on 8/19.
~ BJW : Updated deathmatches for the 7/17 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 7/17 show in Hiroshima.
~ TAKA & Taichi Produce : TAKA & Taichi vs. Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI announced for the 8/28 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Takaku Fuke vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano announced for the 7/27 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for June 27, 2017

~ AJPW : Zeus & Bodyguard vs. Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura for the World Tag belts set for 7/17 + Asia Tag defense set for 7/23, Aoki & Hikaru vs. Tank Nagai & Ayumu Honda.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 7/1 & 7/8 shows.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 7/2 show, Takeshita vs. Bailey for the KO-D to main.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the Jun Kasai Produce show on 7/9, KFC Tag defense set as Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura taking on Miedo Xtremo & Ciclope.
~ NJPW : The split blocks and early headlining matches announced the G1 CLIMX 27.
~ NOAH : Nakajima to defend the GHC Heavy belt against Brian Cage on 7/27 + Updated event cards for the July tour of shows.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for the first day of the Fire Festival on 7/9, Obata vs. Inaba, Kohei vs. Okamoto, Tanaka vs. Super Tiger, and Kenoh vs. LEONA set to kick off the league. Continue reading

News Listings for June 21, 2017

~ BASARA : Matches announced for the 7/5 show, Itadaki finals.
~ BJW : Full event cards announced for the 6/28 and 7/2 shows.
~ DDT : More matches announced for the 7/16 show in Osaka, Shuji Ishikawa vs Kazusada Higuchi among major additions.
~ NJPW : All the wrestlers announced this years G1 CLIMAX.
~ MISC : Scott Norton & Hikaru Sato vs. Hideki Suzuki & Takatoshi Matsumoto announced for INOKI ISM show on 7/24 at Korakuen.
~ Kumamoto charity show announced to be taking place on August 6. Mix of freelance and indie talent throughout Japan with Kenta Kobashi and Masahiro Chono to be special guests Continue reading

News Listings for June 19, 2017

~ AJPW : Hikaru Sato vs. Koji Iwamoto set for 6/28 in Asahikawa.
~ BJW : Updated event card for the 6/21 show in Shinkiba.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 7/5 show at Korakuen. Violento Jack, Miedo Xtremo & Ciclope to be in competition.
~ NJPW : Full event card for the next LION’S GATE show on 7/4, Nagata vs. Ayato Yoshida, YOSHI-HASHI vs Koji Iwamoto, Tenzan teams with Dinosaur Takuma.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full event card announced the 6/24 show in Yokohama, W-1 Tag belt defense as the main event. More matches announced for the PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS show on 7/26 at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : More matches announced for the 6/22 show at Korakuen, Otani also announced his withdraw from this years Fire Festival. Continue reading