News Listings for August 7, 2018

~ BASARA : Isami Kodaka versus Masashi Takeda set for 9/21 at Korakuen.
~ BJW : Updated event card for the 8/12 show at Korakuen, Shinobu vs. Kazuki Hashimoto to main event + Day 1 of the Saikyo Tag League.
~ DDT : The 3rd round matches set for the KING OF DDT on 8/24.
~ DNA : Takeshita to miss the 8/10 show due to injury, Akito to take his place.
~ NOAH : The full card announced for the 8/18 show at Korakuen, Hi69 & Minoru Tanaka to defend the GHC Jr. Tag belts against HAYATA & YO-HEY.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Shuji Kondo to replace Kaz Hayashi on the
~ ZERO1 : Matches announced fro the 8/19 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Continue reading

News Listings for July 31, 2018

~ AJPW : Several updates for the August tour of shows, Five title matches announced and Black Menso~re to replace Yohei in the Jr. Tag League.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for the 8/11 show, Kodaka vs. Sekimoto to main event.
~ DDT : Konosuke Takeshita out with injury, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated.
~ FREEDOMS : The main event announced for the 8/11 night show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ HEAT-UP : Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami to defend the Universal Tag belts against Mitsuya Nagai & Akira Joe on 8/27.
~ NOAH : Updated event card for Marufuji’s 20th ann. show on 9/1, as Hayashi is out with injury, Kuroshio to replace him.
~ RJPW : Matches announced for the 9/20 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 9/26 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ ZERO1 : Shinjiro Otani to take on Nanae Takahashi in an blast death match on 8/5. Continue reading

News Listings for July 25, 2018

~ BJW : Teams announced for the “2018 Saikyo Tag League” and full card for the 8/19 show in Nagoya, Death Heavy & World Strong belts in defense.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 7/28 & 29 + 32 wrestlers announced for the “KING OF DDT 2018”.
~ LAND’S END : Rikiya Fudo announced that he would be leaving the promotion at the end of the month.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the shows on 7/28 & 31st at Korakuen.
~ TOYKO GURENTAI : Another match announced for the “TOKYO CARNIVAL 2018” on 9/26.
~ ZERO1 : Towa Iwasaki to be out of action after suffering an MCL injury. Continue reading

News Listings for July 17, 2018

~ RIP Masa Saito
~ AJPW : Wrestlers and first round matches announced for the “Oudou Tournament 2018”.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 7/19 through 9/21.
~ BJW : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 7/29 in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ MASTERS : Great Kojika and Kim Duk announced to take on the revived Gaspar’s on 8/21 at Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the “Jr Tag League” matches as LEONA suffered an injury in the week prior. Continue reading

News Listings for July 12, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 8/3, 8/5 (Riki Choshu to compete) & 8/9 shows.
~ DDT / DNA : DNA to pause activities after 8/10, wrestlers to be relocated between DDT, BASARA, and Gabre.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event card for the multi-promotion show on 8/6 at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 7/16 & 7/29 shows.
~ MASTERS : Two more matches announced for the veteran show on 8/21 at Korakuen.
~ NOAH : Two new rookies set to make their debuts at “DEPARTURE 2018” on 8/5.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : All 7 matches now announced for the Yoshihiro Takayama support show on 8/31.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Rookie Jun Tonsho now apart of the promotion after gradating from the ACE rookie sub-group. Continue reading

News Listings for July 6, 2018

~ BJW : BJW Tag defense set for 7/21 in Osaka, full cards set for 7/21 and 7/29.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 7/10, 22, & 24.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card announced for 7/15 at Shinkiba 1stRING + Wrestlers announced for 7/29 in Osaka.
~ MASTERS : The Heisei Ishingun announced to face BATT on 8/21 at Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for 7/28 at Korakuen Hall and 7/31 in Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest W-1 TV and the full card announced for the 7/22 show in Shizuoka. Continue reading

News Listings for June 29, 2018

~ BASARA : Event card updated for the 7/12 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ BJW : The full card announced for the 7/24 show at the Korakuen, Main Event to feature a 3WAY Tag Death Match.
~ DNA : More matches were announced for the 7/16 show in Osaka.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for the 7/4, 7/22 & 8/6 shows.
~ HEAT-UP : Yoji “Dokonjo” Kondo to retire in October, HEAT-UP formed an alliance with Portugal based promotion CTW, and official signing for Daisuke Kanehira vs. Baliyan Akki on 7/28.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the July tour of shows and the next GHC Heavy & Tag belt defenses set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The latest W-1 TV and STRONG HEARTS announced their team for the 7/18 show at Korakuen. Continue reading

News Listings for June 26, 2018

~ AJPW : Jun Akiyama set to defend the GAORA belt against TAJIRI on 7/15 at Korakuen.
~ BJW : Full card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 7/11.
~ DDT : Event updates, HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Honda on 7/10, Endo & Paulie to defend the KO-D Tag belts against MAO & Bailey on 7/22, and Irie & Kincaid versus Kasai & Daisuke on 7/24.
~ NOAH : The full card announced for Naomichi Marufuji 20th Anniversary show on 9/1. Naomichi Marufuji versus Hideo Itami announced as the main event.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Naomichi Marufuji & Isami Kodaka versus Takaku Fuke & Takuma Sano announced for the 8/31 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Kenichiro Arai out with a right foot fracture as the 7/1 event card was changed to reflect upon his absence. Continue reading

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 June 11, 2018

~ AJPW : Preview for tomorrow’s Korakuen Hall show, with the main event seeing Miyahara defending the Triple Crown against Dylan James.
~ BASARA : Isami Kodaka to team with Naomichi Marufuji to take on Ikuto Hidaka and Minoru Fujita for his 16th anniversary match on 7/12 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 6/16 & 6/17 shows
~ NOAH : Event cards updated for the 6/16 through 6/24 shows, as Sugiura defends the GHC Heavy belt against Kenoh at the next Korakuen Hall show.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 6/17 & 6/24 show, then all 14 wrestlers set for July’s “Mid-Summer Fire Festival 2018”. 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 25, 2018

~ AJPW : Next Triple Crown & Asia Tag defenses set, full event card for the 6/12 show at Korakuen Hall.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki to defend the World Strong belt against Takuya Nomura on 6/20 at Korakuen + format announced for Death Heavy match.
~ DDT : HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Soma Takao on 6/24 at Korakuen + Makoto Oishi & Misaki Ohata announce marriage.
~ DNA : Full card set for the 6/3 show at the Village Studio.
~ NOAH : A business alliance announced as they will begin working with Shanghai, China’s Toho Eiyuden promotion, which is ran by Simon Inoki.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event card for the 6/13 show at Korakuen, Masato Tanaka to team with Kuroshio. Continue reading