~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ DNA : Updated 11/9 event card, Kamino out with concussion, Oishi added to the show.
~ FREEDOMS : Jun Kasai’s return match announced for the 11/13 show at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for the 11/12 show.
~ NJPW : Omega vs. Barreta set for the IWGP US belt.
~ NOAH : Gurukun Mask & Shuri Joe call out for a shot at the GHC Jr. Tag belts.
~ Onita : Atsushi Onita announced his own produce show on 12/3 at Shinkiba, will be the referee for the scheduled match.
~ Choshu : Riki Choshu announced that he will be hosting his own show on 1/14 at Korakuen.
~ Toho Eiyuden : Former IGF announced first show at the Korakuen Hall on 11/16. Featuring Japan vs. China matches.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 11/5 & 11/13 shows. 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 →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the October shows, Triple Crown, World Tag & World Junior defenses scheduled for 10/21.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the on-going “Saikyo Tag League” in October.
~ NOAH : Updated event card for the big Yokohama show on 10/1. Scott D’Amore off the show due to a knee injury.
~ W-1 : Several updates including the W-1 TAG LEAGUE, Ito and Tachibana join W-1, and Yoshioka’s first Crusier title defense. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next GOARA TV and World Tag defenses set + press conference before the start of the “Oudou Tournament”.
~ BASARA : Full event card for the 9/19 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for September and early October shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 9/28 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for the “GREAT VOYAGE 2017 in YOKOHAMA vol.2” on 10/1. Including wrestlers from Impact Wrestling/GFW, DRADITION, DDT, and BJW.
~ RJPW : The full event card was announced for the 9/14 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Two special single matches were announced for Isami Kodaka’s 15th anniversary show on October 1. Nakatsu vs Miyamoto and SAGAT vs Sekimoto.
~ More matches were announced for the upcoming Korakuen Hall show on September 24. Among the major additions is that HARASHIMA will be taking on KUDO in a special singles match on the show.
~ NOAH : HAYATA, YO-HEY & Tadasuke joined the promotion as of 9/1, DNA’s Shunma Katsumata & MAO to receive Jr. Tag challenge on 10/1.
~ Takayama Update : Minoru Suzuki to lead “TAKAYAMANIA”, which will aid in the fallen veteran in all the medical costs associated with his injury and potential recovery.
~ W-1 : Next set of title defenses announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 9/18, Ashino versus Inaba to main event the show. Continue reading →