~ 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 →
~ BJW : Updated event cards, couple wrestlers out with illness, Doutonbori tag title match signed for 3/25.
~ DDT : Updated 2/4 event card.
~ DNA : A couple more matches announced for 2/23 show.
~ NOAH : Alejandro Saez off of the February tour, event cards updated.
~ ZERO1 : Event cards announced for dojo shows on 2/4 & 2/5.
~ Arisa Nakajima signed with SEAdLINNNG. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for February shows. Miyahara vs Bodyguard on 2/26.
~ BASARA : Title defenses set for February shows, FUMA vs Sekine for MAX belt on 2/20.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 1/29 and 2/10 – “Ikkitosen ~ Deathmatch Survivor” announced for 3/5 through 4/8.
~ DNA : Iwasaki & Watase vs Kazushi Sakuraba & LEONA announced for 2/23 show.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for February tour, next GHC title defenses set. Nakajima vs Shiozaki at “GREAT VOYAGE in YOKOHAMA 2017” on 3/12.
~ W-1 : Updated event cards for 1/25, Pro-Wrestling Masters on 2/8, and “Result Champion Tournament” finals on 2/22.
~ ZERO1 : NWA IC Tag defense announced for 2/3 show, TARU & Hartley vs Akebono & Shogun Okamoto. Continue reading →
BJW NEWS ~ Event cards announced for the 1/26 and 1/27 show which will be produced by the wrestler/referee Frank Atsushi. BJW/Frank Atsushi Produce ~ BJ Next, 1/26/2017 [Thu] 19:00 @ Yokohama Nigiwaiza in Kanagawa (1) Takuya Nomura vs. Yuya Aoki (2) Daichi Hashimoto vs. Toshiyuki Sakuda (3) Yasufumi Nakanoue vs. … Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Participants and matches announced for the “Jr. BATTLE OF GLORY” in February.
~ BJW : Updated event card for 1/29 in Nagoya + Kawakami vs Hideki on 2/10 to determine next World Strong challenger.
~ DDT : Next title defenses set + Updated 1/7 – 1/9 shows + AJPW World Junior match set for 1/29 : Keisuke vs Urano.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for 1/24 show.
~ NJPW : 1/5 results ~ Suzuki-gun returned – Next challengers potential set for the second singles belts.
~ NOAH : New home office location – Prayer offering for the start of the new year.
~ ZERO1 : IC Tag match set for the 1/14 show and the World Heavyweight and Junior 2 Crown belts to be defended on 2/3 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Koji Iwamoto to join the promotion in 2017.
~ Apache Army : Results from final show on 12/25, new promotion to be formed in 2017.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Korakuen Hall on 1/3.
~ Doutonbori : Full event card announced for 1/7 and 1/9 shows, WDW Tag defense. ASW Canada talent involved.
~ FREEDOMS : Tournament announced for 1/3 show at Shinkiba.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for “4th Anniv. Show” on 1/19.
~ K-DOJO : “BO-SO Golden Tag League 2017” announced to take place throughout the month of January. Matches announced.
~ NOAH : Event cards were announced for NOAH’s first set of shows of the New Year. Kotoge to relinquish both junior belts in pursuit of heavy class. Shiro Tomoyose announced to retire due to repeated shoulder injuries.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for the 1/8 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Event cards announced for January shows.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 12/30 and 1/2 Korakuen Hall shows + Updated 1/4 at Shinkiba card.
~ FREEDOMS : Tag title match set for 1/29 show, Susumu & HAYATA vs. Takashi & Mido.
~ NJPW : Some participants announced for WK 11 show + Makabe’s 20th anniversary announced for 2/21.
~ NOAH : Differ Ariake to close in June of 2018 + Kenoh to pursue GHC Heavy belt.
~ W-1 : KAI to be freelance in 2017, will continue compete regardless + Updated 1/8 event card, W-1 vs. AJPW match announced.
~ ZERO1 : Updated 1/1 event card. Continue reading →
~ DDT : Title match updates for December shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event cards for December shows, full card announced for 12/18 show in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Matches announced for 12/25 super show. Matches announced for Saburo Inematsu Retirement show in February.
~ NOAH : Press conference held to announce December’s tour of shows, Suzuki-gun gone, next sets of GHC title defenses set, outside talent being brought in. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Event card released for 12/9 show in Saitama.
~ DNA : Event card updated for 12/17 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : Updated 12/3 event card, following the conclusion of the GHC title match between Nakajima and Suzuki.
~ W-1 : Event card released for the 12/11 show in Saitama.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato and a partner to be announced added to the Furinkazan Tag Tournament. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Press conference for the upcoming “World’s Strongest Tag League” starting on December 3.
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for 12/25 show + Results from today’s show.
~ DNA : New management company announced to be taking over for DNA as of February 2017.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for 12/4 show + Wrestlers announced for TAKA & Taichi Produce on 12/30.
~ NOAH : Honoring ceremony to be held for the late Haruka Eigen on 12/2 and 12/3. Cause of death also released.
~ ZERO1 : Another team announced for the “Furinkazan Tag Tournament” + 2 other teams being rumored. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Doering returns to Japan, will be a special guest for Ryogoku show on 11/27.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for 12/25 show.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for main December tour of shows.
~ FMW : Shark Tsuchiya retires after battling with diabetes and cancer.
~ GUTS World : Updated 12/3 event card, Tatsuhiko Yoshino’s last match before joining BJW in 2017.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for December shows. ST-K TAG defense on 12/11. TAKA & Taichi Produce on 12/30.
~ NOAH : Full event cards announced for 12/2 & 12/3 shows. GHC title defenses.
~ RJPW : First Tiger Mask’s return match in nearly 2 years set. Shinjiro Otani defends Legend belt against Taka Kunoh. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 11/20 show, Isami & Tsukamoto vs. Trans Am ★ Ryuichi & SAGAT.
~ BJW : Updated event cards, 11/23, 11/26, 11/29.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 11/23 show at Korakuen – Yukio vs Takayama set.
~ NJPW : World Tag League tour and then some of the WK title matches set.
~ NOAH : Company name will now be known as “NOAH Global Entertainment” going foward. Still to be known as Pro-Wrestling NOAH for all events.
~ W-1 : Matches announced for Pro-Wrestling A.C.E. show on 11/12 + Matches announced for Kuroshio’s self-produced show on 11/21.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for next Shinkiba show on 11/19 – Yusaku Obata vs. KAI. Continue reading →