~ AJPW : Suwama to miss 5/21 show + Updated event card including BANG! TV World Heavyweight defense.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for the 6/4 show in Kyoto + ST-K Tag defense.
~ NEW : Full event card announced for the 5/21 show, including Masakatsu Funaki vs. Shinya Aoki.
~ NJPW : Notes from Public Strategy – Bushiroad’s plans for New Japan’s continued growth + Talent announced for the “G1 Special in USA” in early July.
~ NOAH : Jr. Tag League to be held in July.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Kazushi Sakuraba announced to compete on the 7/29 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : “WRESTLE-1 GRAND PRIX 2017” 1-Day tournament to be held on 7/12. Updated 5/20 event card as Jay Freddie returns to Japan. Continue reading →
~ DDT : Updated 5/6 event card as Takayama is out with a back injury.
~ NJPW : Double main event announced for “DOMINION 6.11 in OSAKA-JO HALL”. Featuring WK rematches as Okada takes on Omega and Naito faces Tanahashi.
~ NOAH : Full tour announced for May tour, with Nakajima defending the GHC belt against Yone on 6/4. The show to also feature Marufuji & Taniguchi taking on Cody Hall & Randy Reign. Brian Cage to be on the later half of the tour.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Next set of title defenses announced, As Ashino defends the W-1 belt against Koji Doi and MAZADA defends the Cruiser belt against Kaz Hayashi. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Full event card released for the 5/15 show.
~ DDT : Takayama loses his rights to challenge anytime, anywhere to Yasu Urano and with that it was also announced that he would be out with a cervical spine cord injury.
~ DG : Full event card for tomorrow’s “DEAD OR ALIVE 2017”.
~ NJPW : Competitors announced for the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. 24”.
~ NOAH : Yone set to challenge Nakajima for the GHC Heavyweight belt on June 4 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Keisuke Ishii vs. Hikaru announced as the main event for the 4/28 show, Zeus & Bodyguard to join Ultimo Dragon for his 30th Anniversary show in Mexico on 5/27. 30th Anniversary show in Japan set for 8/19.
~ DDT : Takeshita & Akito announced their team name as “ALL OUT”. Yasu Urano to go freelance from the promotion.
~ FREEDOMS : Masashi Takeda out with an ACL injury, event cards updated.
~ NEW : 2 more matches announced for the 4/30 show in Saitama, Akira Joh makes his in-ring return.
~ NJPW : Takashi Iizuka out with a ankle fracture, event cards changed.
~ NOAH : Impact Wrestling’s Bram off of the tour due to a behavior issues. KAZMA SAKAMOTO to fill the openings on the tour.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio to take on Shuji Kondo for his return match on 5/4. More matches announced for that show.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 4/30 and 5/6 shows. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Kojika to compete on 4/28 for his 75th birthday, also announced for the big Yokohama show on 5/5.
~ DDT : 5WAY Next Challenger match announced for DDT EXTEME belt.
~ Doutonbori : Full card announced for the 5/7 show, Kazuaki Mihara vs Katsumi Oribe for the WDW belt.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen and 5/4 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : Special memorial ceremony to be held for the late Haruka Eigen on April 23 in Kanazawa.
~ ZERO1 : Akebono and Shogun Okamoto to relinquish the IC Tag belts due to Akebono missing all upcoming shows due to a skin infection. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 4/6 shows.
~ BJW : Matches announced for 4/12 show in Osaka, Okabayashi & Shingo Takagi vs Daichi & Kamitani.
~ DDT : Updated event card for April shows, Happy Motel final on 4/1, 4/8 Takeshita vs. Paulie, 4/14 DAMNATION Produce.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Next show announced for 6/14.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE on 4/13. Outside talent throughout.
~ NOAH : GHC Jr. Tag match set for 4/22, Ishimori & Hi69 vs Ohara & Kumano. Updated event cards for 4/11 – 4/16.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Hayashi announced as the new president of W-1, Kondo to be vice-president.
~ ZERO1 : Masato Tanaka to defend the World Heavy belt against James Raideen on 4/26 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Keisuke Ishii vs Hikaru Sato for the World Junior belt set for 4/28.
~ BJW : Updated event cards, 3/30 & 3/31.
~ DNA : Matches announced for the next show on 4/21 in Shinjuku.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for 3/23, 4/2 and 4/8.
~ FMW : Full card announced for 3/22 show, Hayabusa 1st Death Anniversary show, Mr. Gannosuke’s FMW return set.
~ J-STAGE : Full card announced for 3/24 show.
~ JOSHI : Manami Toyota announced her retirement to be on 11/3 of this year.
~ NEW : Full card announced for the debut show on 4/5 in Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Semi-finals now set for the NEW JAPAN CUP on 3/19.
~ NOAH : Nakajima set to compete for “The Crash” in Mexico on 4/5. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : All of the matches were announced for the upcoming “Champion Carnival”.
~ NJPW : Updated event cards for the second round shows for the on-going NEW JAPAN CUP.
~ NOAH : Event cards announced for March and early April shows, GHC Tag match set for 4/14.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Suwama & Shuji Kondo vs. Kotaro Suzuki & Buffalo announced for 4/4 show.
~ ZERO1 : Wrestler and matches announced for the “Tenkaichi Junior League”. Set to take place through April. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Full event card announced for 3/12 show, World Jr : Keisuke Ishii vs Koji Iwamoto + Special Junior Tag Match.
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for 3/12 show, Isami vs. Minoru.
~ BJW : Updated 3/11 event card.
~ DRADITION : Main events announced for Fujinami’s 45th Anniversary mini-tour from 4/20 to 4/23, Vader will compete on all 3 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Results from today’s show, matches announced for 3/23 show.
~ IGF/NEW : Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Shinya Aoki announced for debut show on 4/5.
~ GUTS World : Full event card announced for 3/19 show.
~ NJPW : NEW JAPAN CUP 2017 tournament matches announced.
~ NOAH : Harada, Tadasuke, HAYATA & YO-HEY announce their official team name as “RATEL’S”.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Event card announced for 3/18 show.
~ ZERO1 : Results from today’s show, event card announced for 3/5 show. Double Jr Match : Kotaro Suzuki vs Tatushito Takaiwa. Continue reading →
~ A-TEAM : Formerly Apache Army, WEW Tag defense announced for 4/15 show.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for 3/12 show.
~ BJW : Deathmatch formats updated for the 3/5 and 3/11 shows.
~ DNA : Full event card announced for 3/14 show.
~ Michinoku : Tohoku Tag defense announced for 4/15 + 3/18 & 3/19 event cards.
~ NJPW : Updated event cards for early March shows.
~ NOAH : Full card announced for “GREAT VOYAGE in YOKOHAMA” on 3/12. GHC Tag : Sugiura & Kenoh vs Yone & Kitamiya set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Event cards announced for 3/4 & 3/6 shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : KAI suffered a concussion, 2/19 event card changed as All Japan vs. Onita’s group war begins.
~ DRADITION : Big tag match announced for the 4/20 show, Fujinami, Choshu & Koshinaka vs. Vader, Mutoh & AKIRA.
~ NOAH : New GHC Jr. Tag Champions crowned, title match set for 3/12 in Yokohama + 2/21 & 2/24 changed as new groups form.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Another match added to the 4/4 show. Continue reading →
~ Jun Izumida passed away at the age of 51.
~ NJPW : El Desperado out with a knee injury, event cards changed.
~ NOAH : President Uchida formally announced that the promotion will be reforming their partnership with TNA.
~ PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS, new project from Keiji Mutoh, held their first show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for 2/25 & 3/2.
~ JWP : The joshi promotion announced that they will be changing their name in August, final JWP Produce show set for 4/2. Continue reading →