~ 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 →
~ AJPW : Ultimo Dragon vs Billyken Kid announced for 9/28 in Osaka, Kyoboku Futoshi from Australia, by way of LAND’S END announced to be competing for the promotion.
~ DRADITION : A dream trio match announced with Fujinami, Mutoh, and Mil Mascaras to take place on 10/27 at Korakuen.
~ DG : Two title matches announced for 9/18, YAMATO vs. Mochizuki main event.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 9/18 shows at 1stRING then the Yokohama show on 9/23.
~ NJPW : Omega out with an injury, Leo Tonga announced to be coming in as Omega’s replacement for the tour.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event card for the 9/14 show, Kohei Sato & Hideki Suzuki versus Shogun Okamoto & Yutaka Yoshie announced for the vacant IC Tag belts. 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 →
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 9/24 show in Nagoya.
~ DDT : Event card updates, DNA 9/7, and DDT shows from 9/9 through 9/18.
~ K-DOJO : Yuki Sato underwent successful knee surgery, full event card and match order for TAKA’s 25th Ann. show on 9/4, and UWA Middleweight defense announced for 9/18 (Ayumu Honda vs Dicky Mayer).
~ LAND’S END : Special show announced to be held on 10/29 in Moriguchi, full card announced with special main event.
~ NOAH : Full event cards announced for the September tour of shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Following the conclusion of the big Ryogoku show, a press conference was held with updates for the upcoming tour in September.
~ BJW : Teams announced fro the “2017 Saikyo Tag League” death and strong split blocks, as well as matches announced for the September tour of shows.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Osaka show on September 10.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for September 3 show, 4WAY match set for the KFC TAG belts, Kasai out with a temporary injury.
~ NJPW : Following the conclusion of the G1 CLIMAX 27, the full match cards have been released for the NJPW’s three “DESTRUCTION” shows, as well as two of the headlining matches for KING OF PRO WRESTLING.
~ NOAH : Three title matches were announced for the upcoming “ GREAT VOYAGE 2017 in YOKOHAMA vol.2 ” that will be taking place on October 1. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Nomura & KAI to team for the vacant World Tag belts, Aoki & Hikaru vs BTVII & TAKA for the Asia Tag belts, and Kotaro Suzuki makes his return to the All Japan ring.
~ BASARA : Full event cards announced for 8/23 & 24 shows at 1stRING.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for 8/19 show at Shinkiba, Isami Kodaka vs. GO Askawa main event.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for 8/12 show, Rookie Miyawaki set to make his debut, and Harada vs. Ohara to determine the next challenger for the GHC Jr. belt.
~ RJPW : Yukio Naya, grandson of Yokozuna Taiho, to make his pro-wrestling debut on 9/14.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Another match added to the the 9/27 show at FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takanori Ito to defend the Result Championship against Seigo Tachibana on 8/11 at Korakuen + Yuji Hino set to make his return on 8/27.
~ ZERO1 : Full event cards announced for the 8/11, 12 & 13 shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Jake Lee out with injury, World Tag Decision match set for Ryogoku, Ultimo Dragon’s 30th anniversary, and more…
~ BASARA : Trans Am ★ Ryuichi versus Yusuke Kubo for the Union MAX belt on 8/24..
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 8/13 show at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : A couple more matches were announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 8/27, Kasai vs. Jack and Fukimoto vs. Ciclope.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for the one-day Kaioh tournament on 8/6 + Ibushi announced for TAKA’s 25th anniversary show on 9/4.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for a ZERO1 & Sendai Girls show on 9/10, Otani & Takaiwa’s to hold a joint anniversary show on 9/30, and the NWA Light Tag defense officially set for 8/31. Continue reading →
~ BJW : The full event card was announced for the big Nagoya show on August 19.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the DNA show on 8/5 and the Ryogoku show on August 20.
~ NOAH : LEONA to compete in NOAH, singles rematch against Kenoh on 8/25, Nakajima vs Edwards officially set, and rookie Jyunta Miyawaki and Australian wrestler Ashley Istria to make their in-ring debuts for NOAH on August 12.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Tag League announced to take place from September 24 through October 11.
~ ZERO1 : Tanaka vs Kenoh for the World Heavyweight belt officially set for August 31 + Event cards announced for August 4 & 5 shows. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Masaya Takahashi vs Masashi Takeda for the Deathmatch belt announced for 8/19.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Two title matches announced for the 9/27 show. Mochizuki vs. NOSAWA and Togo & Shiryu vs. MAZADA & FUJITA.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for 8/11 show + Special 6 Man Tag match announced for the 9/2 show in Yokohama.
~ ZERO1 : Fire Festival final match officially set, full event card announced for 7/30 show.
~ Mil Mascaras announced to be competing for DRADITION shows on 10/27 & 29.
~ A farewell event held for the late Mr. Pogo on 7/27, Memorial show announced to be held on final WWS show on 11/12.
~ Final Great Nita match announced to be on 8/27. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 8/6, 8/7, 8/11, and 8/13.
~ K-DOJO : Kaji Tomato out with a minor shoulder injury + “Especial Lucha Fiesta” announced to be held in September.
~ NEW : Promotion announced to be suspended due to on-going issues between Antonio and Simon Inoki.
~ MISC : Hiroshi Hase made a successful return to the ring for “PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS” + He announced his own show to be held on October 1 in Kanazawa, Ishikawa called “PRO-WRESTLING LEGACY 2017 IN Kanazawa”. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Asia Tag defense set for 7/28 show in Nagoya, Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato vs. Masashi Takeda & Atsushi Maruyama.
~ BJW : Event cards announced for the 7/30, 8/8 & 8/9 shows, news rookie set to debut.+ Full event card announced for the Masahito Kakihara Aid show on 8/14.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event card announced for the 8/12 show at Korakuen.
~ NOAH : Full event card announced for the “Jr. Heavy Tag League” final on 7/27 + Nakajima vs. Cage for the GHC will main event the show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full event card announced for the 7/30 show in Kawasaki and a couple more matches announced for the 8/11 show at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : Otani & Takaiwa vs. Hideki Suzuki & Keisuke Okuda announced for the “Fire Festival” final show on 7/30 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Tons of updates, next title defenses set from Ishikawa vs. Miyahara at Ryogoku on 8/27, a GAORA TV match between Akiyama and Omori on 8/11, the World Junior belt in defense as Hikaru defends against TAJIRI on 7/30, and then the World Tag belts in defense on 7/28. Plus updated event cards for the August tour of shows including the “GROWIN’ UP” on 8/3 and Ultimo Dragon’s 30th anniversary at Korakuen on 8/19.
~ BJW : Masaya Takahashi set to join the promotion on 8/1. Next BJW Death Match defense set to take place on 8/19. Also announced for that show will be Hideki Suzuki vs. Daichi Hashimoto for the World Strong belt.
~ DDT : EXTREME title defense between Daisuke Sasaki and Joey Ryan to be contested under ladder match rules.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for the 7/22 show in Gotenba and the Andy Wu vs. Yoshioka for the Cruiser belt announced to take place on 9/2 in Yokohama. Continue reading →