News Listings for June 15, 2018

~ BASARA : Updated event card for the 7/12 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts to be in defense on 6/30 in Susukino.
~ DDT : Full card announced for the 6/24 show at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Three title matches announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 7/4 at Korakuen, Masashi Takeda vs. Miedo Extremo.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Several matches announced for the Yoshihiro Takayama support show on 8/31 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The latest W-1 TV + The fallout with two title defense officially set.
~ ZERO1 : The split blocks and matches announced for this years Mid-Summer Fire Festival 2018. Continue reading

News Listings for June 13, 2018

~ AJPW : The next Triple Crown title match set for 7/29 in Osaka, press conference for the upcoming World Tag & World Junior defenses, and updated event cards for July & August.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 6/27 through 7/8.
~ DDT : Makoto Oishi vs. Kota Umeda announced for the 6/26 show.
~ DNA : A couple matches announced for the 7/16 show in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event card for the 6/17 show at Blue Field.
~ WRESTLE-1 : CIMA appeared with OWE and declated war against W-1 + 1st round matches set for the W-1 GRAND PRIX 2018 on 7/1.
~ MISC : Naoya Ogawa announced his retirement from pro-wrestling + Main event announced for the Machida Pro-Wrestling Festival on 10/29. Continue reading

News Listings for June 5, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced fro the 6/30 & 7/1 shows, World Tag defense and Miyahara vs. Lee set.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card was announced for the 6/14 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : 3WAY joshi match to feature Mio Shirai as the special referee.
~ HEAT-UP : The full card announced for the 6/23 show in Kawasaki.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Minoru Suzuki announced the main event for the scheduled show on 8/31 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full cards announced for the 6/17 & 6/22 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Update on Yusaku Obata. Dehydration caused his heat stroke and he also suffered a fracture to his neck after taking the fall. Not career threatening, but he will need rest. Continue reading

News Listings for June 1, 2018

~ AJPW : Atsushi Aoki vs Yohei Nakajima set for 7/1 in Sapporo + Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY 2018 to take place in August.
~ HOLY WAR : Full card announced for Toshiaki Kawada’s produce show on 7/8.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the “K-UP IMPACT” show on 7/8.
~ POWER HALL : The full card announced Riki Choshu’s produce show on 7/10 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Wrestlers announced for this years GRAND PRIX that will hold the first round matches on 7/1.
~ ZERO1 : 9 wrestlers announced to be apart of this years “Fire Festival” league in July. Continue reading

News Listings for May 25, 2018

~ AJPW : Next Triple Crown & Asia Tag defenses set, full event card for the 6/12 show at Korakuen Hall.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki to defend the World Strong belt against Takuya Nomura on 6/20 at Korakuen + format announced for Death Heavy match.
~ DDT : HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Soma Takao on 6/24 at Korakuen + Makoto Oishi & Misaki Ohata announce marriage.
~ DNA : Full card set for the 6/3 show at the Village Studio.
~ NOAH : A business alliance announced as they will begin working with Shanghai, China’s Toho Eiyuden promotion, which is ran by Simon Inoki.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event card for the 6/13 show at Korakuen, Masato Tanaka to team with Kuroshio. Continue reading

News Listings for May 22, 2018

~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the later part of June shows, Akiyama to defend the GAORA TV belt against Omori on 6/24.
~ BJW : A next contender junior tournament announced to run in June, 1st round matches announced for the 6/13 show.
~ DDT : Yuki Ueno out with injury, updated 5/27 show, KING OF DDT 2018 announced for his this Summer, and the next KO-D Tag defense set for 6/5.
~ KAI PRODUCE : Shinya Aoki added to the 7/7 show as he will take on Black Tiger VII.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 7/17 show, as the full event card is now set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 6/10 show.
~ ZERO1 : Vice to defend the UN Heavyweight belt against Okamoto on 6/3 and SUGI & MAsamune vs Hidaka & Abe officially for the NWA Light Tag belts set for the 6/9 show.
~ Misc : Mineo Fujita to take time away due to injury after the Chinko Pro show on 7/9. Continue reading

News Listings for May 18, 2018

~ AJPW : The full event cards announced for the June tour in Hokkaido, Sai to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Yoshitatsu on 6/19.
~ DNA : Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Koji Kanemoto & Mizuki Watase announced for the 6/3 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Single and Tag defenses announced for the 6/13 show, Daisuke Kanehira vs. Fuminori Abe, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs. Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami.
~ Keiji Mutoh : Update on his road to recovery, he aims to return in May of 2019 and he will help support special indie local promotion events that will be held from July through December.
~ NJPW : Results from the first day of the BOSJ 25, and then the full event card was announced for the next LION’S GATE show on 6/13 at the Shinjuku FACE. Shota Umino vs. Ayato Yoshida to main event.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : The next POWER HALL show to be held on 7/10 at Korakuen. The main event and semi-final matches announced.
~ VKF : The full event card announced for the 5/25 show, TORU to defend the VKF belt against GENTARO.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Seigo Tachibana out with a right forearm fracture, 5/27 event card updated. Continue reading

News Listings for May 7, 2018

~ 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

News Listings for May 2, 2018

~ 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

News Listings for April 25, 2018

~ 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

News Listings for April 20, 2018

~ 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

News Listings for April 13, 2018

~ 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