~ BASARA : The full event card announced for the 5/20 show in Osaka, Union MAX : Naoki Tanizaki vs Takumi Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The full event cards were announced for the 5/29 through and 6/3 shows.
~ DNA : Part of the event card announced fro the next show on 6/3 in Shinjuku.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the 5/24 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING, FREEDOM WORLD TAG: Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura vs. Violento Jack & Daisuke Masaoka
~ KAI PRODUCE : The full event card was announced for the 7/7 show in Yokohama, main to feature KAI vs. Shingo Takagi.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card was announced for the 6/15 show in Tokyo. Great Sasuke vs. Brahman Brothers and Kenbai’s return match.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : The Tokyo IC Tag belts to be in defense on 7/17, MAZADA & FUJITA vs. Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka.
~ ZERO1 : A couple more matches announced for the 6/3 show in Susukino. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards + Yokohama 6 Tag belts to be in defense on 5/13.
~ DDT : Updated event cards from 5/12 through 5/27.
~ KAI Produce : A charity show set to take place on 7/7.
~ K-DOJO : The full event card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 5/27.
~ Minoru Suzuki Produce : Matches announced for Suzuki’s 30th anniversary shows on 6/23 & 6/24 in Yokohama. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards from 5/24 through 5/31.
~ Dragon Gate : President Takashi Okamura retires due to illness, Toru Kido announced as new representative director, CIMA will focus on OWE Shanghai along with T-Hawk, El Lindaman & Takehiro Yamamura.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kenta Kobashi to hold a special talk battle with Masahiro Chono on the 6/11 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ Michinoku Pro : Sasuke to take on the Brahman Brothers in a special “mask vs hair” match on 6/15 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ NJPW : The wrestlers and matches announced for the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. 25”, which runs from on 5/18 through 6/4. Four title matches also announced for “DOMINION” on 6/9 in Osaka.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 5/21 through 5/29 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner, El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr., and Kendo Kashin announced to compete on the 7/17 show at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event cards announced for the 5/13 and 5/27 shows, and then two title matches set for the 6/13 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina withdraws from All Japan, Yusuke Okada out with injury, Miyahara to defend the Triple Crown against Naomichi Marufuji on 5/24, and World Tag defense set for 6/3.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 5/13 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ DDT : Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazusada Higuchi to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Kota Umeda & Yuki Ueno on 5/22 at Shinkiba.
~ LAND’S END : Full event card announced for the 6/6 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : The full event card announced for the “Navig. with Emerald Spirits 2018” tour kick-off show on 6/10 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 5/6 show at Korakuen, UWA World 6 Tag defense added to the show.
~ ZERO1 : Yusaku Obata to defend the World Heavyweight belt against Masato Tanaka on 6/3 in Sapporo. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Yuma Aoyagi announced to return on 6/5 for the final Differ Ariake show, updated event cards for late May and early June shows.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the May tour of shows, EXTREME defense on 5/13 & KO-D Open defense on 5/20.
~ DNA : The full event card announced for the 5/9 show.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event cards announced for the first part of May shows.
~ NOAH : Three title matches announced for 5/29 at Korakuen + Updated May tour of shows + RATEL’S to hold a self-produce show on 6/30.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Masaaki Mochizuki to defend the Tokyo World belt against Kaz Hayashi on 7/17 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ ZERO1 : Matches announced for the 5/19 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the May tour of shows.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for the 5/6 show.
~ BJW : Yokohama 6 Tag belt added to the 5/5 show in Yokohama, full card set.
~ DDT : Akito out with injury, updated event cards for 4/29 & 4/30.
~ Doutonbori : Full event card announced for the Doutonbori x Touhou Eiyuden show on 5/27 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : More matches announced for the 5/6 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
It was announced publicly that Motoko Baba, wife of Giant Baba and former president of All Japan Pro-Wrestling, had passed away on April 14 at the age of 78 due to cirrhosis of the liver. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina to miss the rest of the month due to injury, updated 4/22 card.
~ BASARA : Updated 5/3 event card + the matches and wrestlers announced for this years “Itadaki” tournament.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/21 & 4/22 shows due to Yuya Aoki out with injury.
~ HEAT-UP : Guts Ishjiama, Masked Mystery, Joji Otani & Keito Murota set to join HEAT-UP in May. A sister promotion known as “GOING-UP” will hold shows once a month.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event cards following the aftermatch of the last Korakuen Hall show, next W-1 Tag defense set for 5/6 at Korakuen.
~ MISC : NOAH to host Misawa’s 9th Memorial show on 6/10 at Korakuen, Riki Choshu to hold the next “POWER HALL” on 7/2, and then former JWP wrestler Erika Watanabe passed away, at the age of 39, due to stomach cancer. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Masakatsu Funaki to hold his 33rd anniversary as a wrestler on 6/3 in Kobe.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki vs. Daisuke Sekimoto for the World Strong belt set for the 5/5 show in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Next KO-D Tag title match set for 5/1, Kota Umeda versus Go Shiozaki announced for 4/29 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full cards announced for the 5/4 & 5/6 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Full cards announced for the “Golden Week” shows from 4/29 through 5/6.
~ NOAH : Daisuke Haarda vs. Hi69 for the GHC Jr. belt set for 5/13 in Hakata, before a special hardcore match to take place on 5/4 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Josh Bodom off tour due to family emergency, 4/14 event card updated.
~ BASARA : Hiroshi announced to be taking on Osamu Nishimura for his return match on 5/3.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 4/21 show, Yokohama 6 Tag title match set.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 5/2 show at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event cards announced for the 5/5 & 5/16 shows.
~ NJPW : A retirement ceremony announced to be held for Super Strong Machine on 6/19.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takumi Baba off of the 4/18 show due to injury, event card updated.
~ ZERO1 : Rookie Shoji Fukushima to retire from active competition due to injury. Full event card announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 4/20 & 5/3 shows. Then the ZERO1 Junior 2 crown belts in defense on 5/6
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 15 shows, which will feature the finals of the “Ikkitosen~ strong climb”, and the full event card for the Osaka show on 4/22.
~ DDT : Full event card announced fro the 4/14 show and the KO-D Tag belts to be in defense on 5/1 in Shinkiba.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai set to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Kim Su Bin, from South Korea, on May 7 in Fukuoka
~ NJPW : The full event card announced for the next “LION’S GATE” show on 5/15. Nagata vs. Yoshida and Umino vs. Sekimoto set.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 15 shows, GHC Junior Tag Tournament.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 4/18. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Isami Kodaka vs. Naoki Tanizaki announced to be a double title match, Union MAX and DOVE World Heavy.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 4/15 shows.
~ DDT : The KO-D 6 Tag belts announced to be in defense on 4/15.
~ Kawada Produce : Toshiaki Kawada announced the full card for his upcoming produce show on 4/26.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh already undergoing rehabilitation following a double knee replacement, then event card updates for the 4/7 and 4/18 shows. Continue reading →