~ AJPW : Several updates for the August tour of shows, Five title matches announced and Black Menso~re to replace Yohei in the Jr. Tag League.
~ BASARA : Matches announced for the 8/11 show, Kodaka vs. Sekimoto to main event.
~ DDT : Konosuke Takeshita out with injury, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated.
~ FREEDOMS : The main event announced for the 8/11 night show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ HEAT-UP : Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami to defend the Universal Tag belts against Mitsuya Nagai & Akira Joe on 8/27.
~ NOAH : Updated event card for Marufuji’s 20th ann. show on 9/1, as Hayashi is out with injury, Kuroshio to replace him.
~ RJPW : Matches announced for the 9/20 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 9/26 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ ZERO1 : Shinjiro Otani to take on Nanae Takahashi in an blast death match on 8/5. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Match order set for the Saitama show on 3/25. The show will be live on AJPW.tv
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 3/29, main to be for the MAX belt, Isami vs. Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts were announced to be in defense on 4/5, as Takeda & Tsukamoto defend against Miyamoto & Isami.
~ DDT : The match order set for the 3/25 show at Ryogoku, The show will be live on DDT Universe.
~ Hagure IGF : The full card announced for the 4/4 at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA vs. TAJIRI announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Okada vs. Sabre set for SAKURA GENESIS on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : Kiyomiya announced to be able to compete on 3/29, following a minor concussion that caused him to miss a previous show.
~ RJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/29 show at the Korakuen Hall. The show to feature everyone competing under a mask.
~ VKF : TORU to defend the VKF belt against Voltage on 4/30 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Doi & Kumagoro set to defend the W-1 Tag belts against Soya & AKIRA on 4/18 at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Event Card for the 11/19 show in Osaka.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 11/12 through 11/20 shows.
~ DG : Triangle Gate defense set for the 11/26 show in Sendai.
~ DOVE : HAYATA vs. Tanizaki set for the 11/26 show at 1stRING + Tag defense set : YO-HEY & Kenshin vs Kasai & Gunso.
~ K-DOJO : Updated 11/12 event card.
~ NJPW : World Tag League teams and matches announced + More matches set for WRESTLE KINGDOM, Tanahashi vs. White, Omega vs. Jericho, and Cody vs. Ibushi.
~ TAKA & Taichi : Taichi to hold his 15th anniversary on the January show.
~ W-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense set for the 11/12 show + Ashino vs. Doi and Yoshioka vs. Hijikata set for the 12/10 show. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Update event cards for the 11/3, 11/26 & 112/9 shows.
~ DDT : Updates for the 11/23 show at Korakuen, Endo vs Bailey + KO-D 10 Tag decision.
~ DIFFER CUP : The full event card set for the 11/28 show.
~ DNA : The full event card announced for the 11/9 show, Kota Umeda’s return from injury.
~ IWA Japan : Promotion set to be revived following the DIFFER CUP.
~ ONITA : Final week before his retirement is set to take place, full event cards for his final two shows on 10/29 and 10/31.
~ RJPW : The First Tiger Mask announced that his road to retirement begins in December, though no final date is set at this time.
~ ZERO1 : Teams and matches announced for November’s “Furikanzan Tag Tournament”. Continue reading →
~ 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 : 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 : Zeus & Bodyguard vs Akiyama & Omori for the World Tag belts announced to take place on 6/25.
~ BASARA : Isami to hold his 15th anniversary show at the Korakuen Hall on 10/1 + Full event card announced for the 6/25 show.
~ DNA : MAO vs. Tetsuya Endo announced for the 7/4 show, full card now set.
~ K-DOJO : Kengo Mashimo and Yuki Sato both to be out of action due to undergoing knee surgery.
~ RJPW : Atsushi Aoki to make his debut for the promotion on 6/29, full card officially announced.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : Tokyo Gurentai vs. OVER GENERATION announced for the 7/19 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Full event card announced for the 6/7, 6/11 & 6/13 shows, Hikaru to miss a couple shows due to injury.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 6/10 – 18 shows, semi-finals for “King of DDT” set, and next KO-D defense set for 7/2 (Takeshita vs Bailey).
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for 6/25 show.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for the 6/20 show, 3 title matches set (GWC Single: Daisuke vs CHANGO).
~ NEW : Matches announced for the 6/8 show.
~ NJPW : Full card released for the “DOMINION 6.11” show, Hiromu vs KUSHIDA for the IWGP Jr. and NEVER 6 (5 team) Tag Gauntlet set.
~ NOAH : Takashi Sugiura out of action for the next several months due to arrhythmia, HAYATA vs. Ishimori officially set for the 6/25 show, and Kiyomiya will be heading off to train in Canada next month.
~ RJPW : Otani will defend the Legends belt against Funaki 6/29 at Korakuen. Super Tiger versus Rocky Kawamura also announced.
~ ZERO1 : 3 matches announced for the next Korakuen Hall show on 6/22, ZERO1 vs NEW set. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Issues arize between All Japan and FMW over wrongful use of Suwama’s name. + FMW 4/27 card.
~ BASARA : Competitors announced for the 2017 “Itadaki” league. Will run through May and June.
~ BJW : Full card announced for 4/28 at Korakuen and big show at Yokohama on 5/5. DeathMatch and World Strong defenses.
~ GUTS World : Full card announced for the 5/5 show at Korakuen.
~ Michinoku : Ayumu Gunji out with a neck injury, to miss the Golden Week tour of shows.
~ RJPW : Akebono to miss the 4/27 show, Kendo Kashin announced as his replacement, updated card.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for the 4/23 show, Result title: Koji Doi vs Kumagoro. Then 3 title matches announced for the 5/4 show at Korakuen, Shotaro Ashino vs Manabu Soya. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Minoru Tanaka and a new rookie announced to be involved at the 4/29 show at Korakuen.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 4/8 and 4/9 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Matches announced, 4/16 @ Shinkiba and main event for Korakuen on 5/2, Masaoka vs. Fukimoto.
~ RJPW : Full event card announced for 4/27 show at Korakuen, Otani vs. Super Tiger.
~ W-1 : Updated event cards, 4/19 @ Korakuen, ACE on 5/1.
~ ZERO1 : Tenkachi Junior League kicks off, updated tour event cards.
~ JOSHI : JWP to be renamed as PURE-J come their return this Summer. 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 →
~ NJPW : Major matches announced for next tour starting in September, Okada vs Marufuji announced for October.
~ NOAH : Major cross promotional tag match between NOAH and New Japan.
~ RJPW : Funaki vs Otani announced for Tiger Mask’s debut 35th anniversary show on 9/10.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Terry Funk pulled from the show, NOSAWA versus Akebono to main event.
~ W-1 : Press conference for upcoming single title defenses on 9/18. Continue reading →