~ 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 : Update event cards for the November tour of shows.
~ BASARA : Outside talent announced for upcoming shows on 11/19 and 12/28.
~ BJW : Kobayashi & Ito set to defend the BJW Tag belts against the team of Numazawa & Kenji Fukimoto on 11/26 in Nagoya.
~ DDT : Daisuke Sasaki set to defend the Indie Jr. belt against Diego on 11/11 and HARASHIMA & Marufuji to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Takeshita & Akito on 11/23.
~ DIFFER CUP : Harada & Kotoge versus Kenoh & Ohara announced for the 11/28 show.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 11/5 & 11/13 shows. Continue reading →
~ DNA : Updated 11/9 event card, Kamino out with concussion, Oishi added to the show.
~ FREEDOMS : Jun Kasai’s return match announced for the 11/13 show at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for the 11/12 show.
~ NJPW : Omega vs. Barreta set for the IWGP US belt.
~ NOAH : Gurukun Mask & Shuri Joe call out for a shot at the GHC Jr. Tag belts.
~ Onita : Atsushi Onita announced his own produce show on 12/3 at Shinkiba, will be the referee for the scheduled match.
~ Choshu : Riki Choshu announced that he will be hosting his own show on 1/14 at Korakuen.
~ Toho Eiyuden : Former IGF announced first show at the Korakuen Hall on 11/16. Featuring Japan vs. China matches.
~ ZERO1 : Updated event cards for the 11/5 & 11/13 shows. 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 : Updated event cards for the November tour of shows, next Triple Crown, World Junior, and Asia Tag defenses set.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 10/28, 11/1 & 11/8.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 10/28, 10/29, 11/2, 11/11, 11/23 & KO-D defense set for 12/24.
~ DNA : Kodaka & Miyamoto vs. Katsumata & Diego announced for the 11/9 show.
~ FREEDOMS : A couple matches announced for the 11/13 show, next KFC single and Tag defense to take place.
~ ZERO1 : Super Tiger & SUGI added to the 10/26 show at Korakuen, full card set. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the October and November shows. Suwama vs. Doering made official for 10/21 and teams announced for “World’s Strongest Tag League”.
~ BASARA : Updated event card for 10/22 show.
~ DDT : KUDO out with a concussion, KO-D 6 Tag belts vacated, updated event cards for 10/15 & 10/22.
~ K-DOJO : SANADA added to the 10/15 show, TAKA & Taichi vs. BUSHI & SANADA.
~ NJPW : Headlining matches announced for “POWER STRUGGLE” on November 5. Okada vs. Naito officially set for “WRESTLE KINGDOM” on 1/4/18. Teams for the “Super Jr. Tag Tournament” announced as well.
~ MichiPro : Tohoku Tag set to take place on 11/5, Hyugaji & Gunji vs. Manjimaru & Kengo.
~ Onita : Retirement match set for 10/31, Onita, Yaguchi & Hosaka vs. Kazuyuki Fujita, Kashin & NOSAWA.
~ W-1 : Updated 10/11 event card.
~ ZERO1 : 3 title matches announced for the Korakuen Hall show on 10/26, NWA IC Tag : Kohei & Hideki vs. Okamoto & Yoshie, NWA Junior 2 Crown : Kotaro vs Guinness, and NWA Light Tag : Hidaka & Sugawara vs. Ito & Kawamura. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Several updates for the remaining September shows, early October shows, and the “Jr TAG BATTLE OF GLORY” in November.
~ BASARA : The full event card announced for Isami Kodaka’s 15th ann. show on 10/1 at Korakuen.
~ LEGACY : A special show announced to be held on 10/1 in Ishikawa. Main event to feature Keiji Mutoh, Osamu Nishimura & Shinjiro Otani vs. Minoru Suzuki, NOSAWA rongai & Rocky Kawamura.
~ INOKI : Special “ISM” show to be held on 10/21. Inoki Living Funeral expected to be held with a main event of Scott Norton versus Peter Aerts.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Takanori Ito to defend the Result belt against Ganseki Tanaka on 10/8.
~ ZERO1 : Event card updates for the remaining September shows and the full event card set for the Korakuen Hall show on 10/30, 3 title matches now set. 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 →
~ 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 →