~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the first part of January shows, full cards for 1/2 & 1/3 @ Korakuen + Mutoh to compete on 1/14.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 12/22 through 1/4, Daichi to defend the World Strong belt on 1/2.
~ DDT : Daisuke to defend the EXTREME belt against Miyamoto at the DAMNATION produce show on 12/30.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the double header shows on 12/23 and 1/7. Ayumu to defend the UWA Middleweight belt against Marines Mask on the 23rd.
~ NJPW : Updates for the WRESTLE KINGDOM card.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The W-1 Tag belts to be on defense on 1/8, Doi & Kumagoro vs. Inaba & Ito + Dojo show to be held on 12/23. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Four title matches announced to kick off 2018, Doering vs. Zeus for the Triple Crown and TAJIRI vs. Koraro Suzuki with the World Junior belt.
~ BJW : Shinobu will defend the BJW Junior belt against Kankuro Hoshino on December 30.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai gets approval to revive the Asia Heavyweight belt with a one-day tournament to be held on 1/21 in Korea.
~ NOAH : DJZ off the January tour due to injury, Ishimori will now defend the X-DIVISION belt against Andrew Everett.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : Updated event card for the 1/14 show, Gota Ihashi joins Choshu and Kota Ibushi and then Jay Bradley replaces the injured DJZ. Continue reading →
~ DDT : NωA to split in 2018, full card announced for the 12/24 show at Korakuen.
~ DG : Updated event cards for the remaining December tour of shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for Kasai’s “Blood X’mas” show on 12/25.
~ Hard Hit : Full event card announced for the 12/30 show at 1stRING.
~ NJPW : Press conference for Omega vs. Jericho.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for 12/17 and some matches announced for the 1/8 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 12/9, 12/14 & 12/28 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Violento Jack versus Jun Kasai for the KFC belt set for the 12/25 show, Masaoka vs. Aero Boy also announced.
~ NJPW : Tanahashi out with a right knee injury, the severity of which has not been announced at this time.
~ NOAH : Some matches announced for the Fan Appreciation show on December 25.
~ CHOSHU PRODUCE : The full event card announced for the January 14 show at Korakuen, Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Keisuke Okuda among the additions.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato & Hideki Suzuki to defend the IC Tag belts against Yutaka Yoshie & Shogun Okamoto on 1/1 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Matches announced for Suwama 13th anniversary show on 1/7, Akiyama to defend the GAORA belt against Hikaru Sato.
~ BJW : Kamitani to replace Kawakami in the upcoming Yokohama 6 Tag challenge on 12/17.
~ DG : Quick updates as two title matches announced for the 12/23 show, Twin & Brave Gate defenses set.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 12/14 & 12/24 shows.
~ MASTERS : Keiji Mutoh’s next produce show set for 2/16 at Korakuen.
~ NEW YEAR’S EVE : Matches set for the end of the year special multi-promotion tag tournament. Continue reading →
~ 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 →
~ AJPW : Latest batch of show highlights released by the promotion.
~ BJW : Full event cards announced for the Osaka shows on 12/23 & 12/24.
~ DDT : Matches announced for the D-Oh (KING) GRAND PRIX 2018.
~ FREEDOMS : Event card updates for the 12/7, 1210 & 12/26 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Daisuke Sasaki vs. TAKA Michinoku for the Indie World Junior belt set for the 12/17 show at 1stRING.
~ New Year’s Eve : Teams announced for this year’s multi-promotional “Shuffle Tag Tournament” that will take place on 12/31.
~ Riki Choshu : Pair of main event matches announced for the show in January at the Korakuen Hall.
~ RJPW : A couple matches announced for the December 7 show at Korakuen, Super Tiger to defend the belt against the mysterious maskman HGZ. 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 →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards as Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani have been added to the “World’s Strongest Tag League”.
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 11/26 show, Nakatsu vs. Minoru Tanaka announced.
~ BJW : Okabayashi out for at least a year and the full event card announced for the 11/21 show at Korakuen.
~ DDT : Shiro Koshinaka announced for the KO-D 10 Person Tag title match, full card listed.
~ DNA : DNA’s BAD BOY group adds Keisuke Okuda and Akira Joh, Dai Suzuki to retire on 12/13 as matches were also announced for the show.
~ DG : Event card updates.
~ W-1 : The full event card was announced for the 11/19 show in Chiba, main will feature Hayashi & Kondo defending the W-1 Tag belts against Doi & Kumagoro. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Takeda vs. Masaya for the Death Match belt announced to be taking place on 12/17 in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 11/23 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Yuki Iino out for 3 months with a right elbow injury.
~ DIFFER CUP : Jun Kasai’s partner announced for the 1-day tournament that takes place at the end of the month, rookie Tomoya Hirata.
~ FREEDOMS : Takashi Sasaki’s produce show on 12/26 at Korakuen announced to feature a 1-day multi-promotion 6 man tag tournament.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for the 11/26 show, as Tamura defends the Universal belt against Nori da Funky Shibiresath. Continue reading →