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 15, 2018

~ BASARA : Updated event card for the 7/12 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts to be in defense on 6/30 in Susukino.
~ DDT : Full card announced for the 6/24 show at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Three title matches announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 7/4 at Korakuen, Masashi Takeda vs. Miedo Extremo.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Several matches announced for the Yoshihiro Takayama support show on 8/31 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The latest W-1 TV + The fallout with two title defense officially set.
~ ZERO1 : The split blocks and matches announced for this years Mid-Summer Fire Festival 2018. Continue reading

News Listings for June 13, 2018

~ AJPW : The next Triple Crown title match set for 7/29 in Osaka, press conference for the upcoming World Tag & World Junior defenses, and updated event cards for July & August.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 6/27 through 7/8.
~ DDT : Makoto Oishi vs. Kota Umeda announced for the 6/26 show.
~ DNA : A couple matches announced for the 7/16 show in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for the 6/17 show at Blue Field.
~ WRESTLE-1 : CIMA appeared with OWE and declated war against W-1 + 1st round matches set for the W-1 GRAND PRIX 2018 on 7/1.
~ MISC : Naoya Ogawa announced his retirement from pro-wrestling + Main event announced for the Machida Pro-Wrestling Festival on 10/29. 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 June 8, 2018

~ AJPW : Jake Lee to form a new group in the promotion, updated event cards for 6/12 & 6/24.
~ BJW : Updated event cards from 6/10 through 6/20.
~ DDT : Updated event cards from 6/9 through 6/24, KUDO to hold his 15th anniversary match at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : The full event cards announced fro the 6/17 & 7/1 shows.
~ KYUSHU : The full card announced for the 10th anniversary show on 7/7 in Fukuoka.
~ ZERO1 : KAMIKAZE announced that he will go freelance as of the end of the month. Continue reading

News Listings for June 5, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced fro the 6/30 & 7/1 shows, World Tag defense and Miyahara vs. Lee set.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card was announced for the 6/14 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : 3WAY joshi match to feature Mio Shirai as the special referee.
~ HEAT-UP : The full card announced for the 6/23 show in Kawasaki.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Minoru Suzuki announced the main event for the scheduled show on 8/31 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full cards announced for the 6/17 & 6/22 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Update on Yusaku Obata. Dehydration caused his heat stroke and he also suffered a fracture to his neck after taking the fall. Not career threatening, but he will need rest. Continue reading

News Listings for June 1, 2018

~ AJPW : Atsushi Aoki vs Yohei Nakajima set for 7/1 in Sapporo + Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY 2018 to take place in August.
~ HOLY WAR : Full card announced for Toshiaki Kawada’s produce show on 7/8.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the “K-UP IMPACT” show on 7/8.
~ POWER HALL : The full card announced Riki Choshu’s produce show on 7/10 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Wrestlers announced for this years GRAND PRIX that will hold the first round matches on 7/1.
~ ZERO1 : 9 wrestlers announced to be apart of this years “Fire Festival” league in July. 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

News Listings for May 22, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the later part of June shows, Akiyama to defend the GAORA TV belt against Omori on 6/24.
~ BJW : A next contender junior tournament announced to run in June, 1st round matches announced for the 6/13 show.
~ DDT : Yuki Ueno out with injury, updated 5/27 show, KING OF DDT 2018 announced for his this Summer, and the next KO-D Tag defense set for 6/5.
~ KAI PRODUCE : Shinya Aoki added to the 7/7 show as he will take on Black Tiger VII.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 7/17 show, as the full event card is now set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 6/10 show.
~ ZERO1 : Vice to defend the UN Heavyweight belt against Okamoto on 6/3 and SUGI & MAsamune vs Hidaka & Abe officially for the NWA Light Tag belts set for the 6/9 show.
~ Misc : Mineo Fujita to take time away due to injury after the Chinko Pro show on 7/9. Continue reading

News Listings for May 18, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced for the June tour in Hokkaido, Sai to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Yoshitatsu on 6/19.
~ DNA : Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Koji Kanemoto & Mizuki Watase announced for the 6/3 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Single and Tag defenses announced for the 6/13 show, Daisuke Kanehira vs. Fuminori Abe, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs. Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami.
~ Keiji Mutoh : Update on his road to recovery, he aims to return in May of 2019 and he will help support special indie local promotion events that will be held from July through December.
~ NJPW : Results from the first day of the BOSJ 25, and then the full event card was announced for the next LION’S GATE show on 6/13 at the Shinjuku FACE. Shota Umino vs. Ayato Yoshida to main event.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : The next POWER HALL show to be held on 7/10 at Korakuen. The main event and semi-final matches announced.
~ VKF : The full event card announced for the 5/25 show, TORU to defend the VKF belt against GENTARO.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Seigo Tachibana out with a right forearm fracture, 5/27 event card updated. Continue reading

News Listings for May 15, 2018

~ BJW : Takeda to defend the Death Heavy belt against Kodaka on 6/20, full cards announced for the 6/8 & 6/16 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card announced fro the 5/26 show in Osaka.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Full card announced for the 6/11 show at Korakuen, Kaito Kiyomiya & Ayato Yoshida vs. Toru Sugiura & Takuya Nomura to main event.
~ NJPW : Harold George Meij announced as the new President of New Japan Pro-Wrestling as of 6/1, former CEO of Takara-Tomy.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner & Kendo Kashin vs. NOSAWA Rongai & El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr announced for the 7/17 show.
~ Ayako Hamada released from Pro-Wrestling WAVE following the news of her arrest after violating Japan’s laws in regards to stimulant drugs. Continue reading