~ AJPW : Omori and Soya’s press conference following their win of the tag league.
~ BASARA : Early announced cards for first shows of 2017.
~ BJW : Tag title match set for 12/30 show, Kohei & Ishikawa vs. Ueki & Masaya.
~ DDT : Kasai vs. Akito set for EXTREME defense on 1/3 show. One fluorescent light-tube deathmatch.
~ DNA : Iwasaki vs. Nakatsu set for 1/7 show.
~ K-DOJO : Full event card announced for last big show of the year on 12/25.
~ Kanemura Retirement : Full card officially set for his retirement show on 12/27. Kanemura, Tanaka & Kuroda vs. Sekimoto, Kohei Sato & Yuji Hino.
~ NJPW : IWGP Tag match for WK 11 officially changed to a 3WAY, Tonga & Loa vs. Makabe & Honma vs. Yano & Ishii.
~ WRESTLE-1 : W-1 Single and W-1 Tag matches announced for 1/8 at Korakuen. Kono vs. Soya and Kaz & Kotaro vs. Inaba & Kodama.
~ ZERO1 : Four title matches announced for the New Year’s show at Korakuen on 1/1. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Final match for the ongoing tag league now set.
~ DDT : Takeshita & Bailey set to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Masakatsu Funaki & Yukio Sakaguchi on 1/9.
~ K-DOJO : Teams announced for BO-SO Golden Tag League 2017.
~ ZERO1 : First team set for the final of the Furinkazan Tag.
~ Tokyo Sports announced their end of the year award winners. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for 12/15 show.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for 12/24 show.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 12/25 show – Bailey to received KO-D title match on 1/3.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for 12/18 show, UWA World Junior title match made official + Full 12/26 Kasai Produce show announced as well.
~ NJPW : Full WRESTLE KINGDOM event card announced. Plus prelude shows on 12/16 & 12/17.
~ W-1 : Cruiser match set for 1/8 + More matches announced for Doi & Kumagoro show on 1/25.
~ ZERO1 : NWA Light Tag title match set for 12/13 show. Continue reading →
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for tomorrow’s (12/10) “World Tag League 2016” Final.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Card announced for 1/10 show.
~ ZERO1 : All teams and matches announced for the “Furinkazan Tag Tournament”, begins on 12/10 and runs through 12/18. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event card, full cards for AJ PHOENIX on 12/20 and Fan Appreciation Show on 12/24. First title matches made official for 2017.
~ BJW : Updated event updates for 12/11, 12/18, 12/24, and 1/4.
~ DDT : DDT UNIVERSE to be unveiled on 2/23. Updated event card for 12/10 show.
~ K-DOJO : Full event cards announced for 12/25 and TAKA & Taichi’s show on 12/30.
~ WRESTLE-1 : New group announced, NEWERA, full event cards announced for 12/18 and 12/25 shows. Mutoh to unveil a new project on 2/8 with PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS. 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 →
~ Haruka Eigen passed away at the age of 70.
~ AJPW : Press conference following the Ryogoku show, quick notes from the champions going through the rest of 2016 and heading into 2017.
~ BJW : Event card announced for 12/15 show – 8 Man elimination and Doutonbori Tag defense set.
~ DDT : Danshoku Dino and Keisuke Ishii to received KO-D Tag challenge on 12/11 in Hakata.
~ ZERO1 : Two more teams announced for the “Furikanzan Tag Tournament” in December. 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 →
~ AJPW : Kobashi to be present for Ryogoku show on 11/27 + Match order officially announced.
~ BASARA : Akiyama vs SAGAT announced for 12/25 show, BJW 6 Tag defense set as well.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for next shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Jun Kasai Produce on 12/26 – Kasai vs GUNSO – KFC defense : Violento Jack vs Masaoka.
~ GUTS World : Updated event cards for 12/3 show – GWC 6 Tag set.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai announced new sponsorship + Kotaro Nasu will join the promotion throughout 2017.
~ Michinoku : Full card announced for Korakuen Hall show on 12/15.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards + 1st set of teams announced for the Furikazan Tag Tournament in December. Continue reading →
~ New Year’s Eve Pro-Wrestling 2016, 5 promotions, 16 team tag tournament announced.
~ AJPW : All Japan vs W-1 Junior Tag match announced for Fan Appreciation show on 12/24. Other outside talent announced as well.
~ BASARA : Hidaka & Hayato announced to defend NWA Light Tag belts against Kodaka & Tsukamoto on 11/30 at 1stRING.
~ BJW : Deathmatch rules announced for Hoshino vs. Kodaka on 11/22 at Korakuen + Full card announced for 12/12 show featuring Sakigake’s final Big Japan match.
~ W-1 : Big 6 man tag match announced for 12/9 show, Mutoh, KAI & Shingo Takagi vs. Soya, Hino & KAZMA.
~ ZERO1 : Full card announced for 11/20 show in Iwaki, Fukushima. Continue reading →