~ AJPW : Koji Iwamoto to join the promotion in 2017.
~ Apache Army : Results from final show on 12/25, new promotion to be formed in 2017.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the Korakuen Hall on 1/3.
~ Doutonbori : Full event card announced for 1/7 and 1/9 shows, WDW Tag defense. ASW Canada talent involved.
~ FREEDOMS : Tournament announced for 1/3 show at Shinkiba.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for “4th Anniv. Show” on 1/19.
~ K-DOJO : “BO-SO Golden Tag League 2017” announced to take place throughout the month of January. Matches announced.
~ NOAH : Event cards were announced for NOAH’s first set of shows of the New Year. Kotoge to relinquish both junior belts in pursuit of heavy class. Shiro Tomoyose announced to retire due to repeated shoulder injuries.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for the 1/8 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Event cards announced for January shows.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 12/30 and 1/2 Korakuen Hall shows + Updated 1/4 at Shinkiba card.
~ FREEDOMS : Tag title match set for 1/29 show, Susumu & HAYATA vs. Takashi & Mido.
~ NJPW : Some participants announced for WK 11 show + Makabe’s 20th anniversary announced for 2/21.
~ NOAH : Differ Ariake to close in June of 2018 + Kenoh to pursue GHC Heavy belt.
~ W-1 : KAI to be freelance in 2017, will continue compete regardless + Updated 1/8 event card, W-1 vs. AJPW match announced.
~ ZERO1 : Updated 1/1 event card. Continue reading →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ AJPW : All teams and matches announced for the “World’s Strongest Tag League” in December. Full event cards posted.
~ BJW : Deathmatch between Isami Kodaka and Takayuki Ueki announced for 1/4 show at Shinkiba.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated 11/17 at Korakuen event card.
~ K-DOJO : Yuma to take a break from in-ring competition for the next month.
~ VKF : Full card announced for 11/23 show.
~ W-1 : Doi and Kumagoro to hold their own produce show on 1/25. They will take on Sekimoto and Okabayashi. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 11/20 show, Isami & Tsukamoto vs. Trans Am ★ Ryuichi & SAGAT.
~ BJW : Updated event cards, 11/23, 11/26, 11/29.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for 11/23 show at Korakuen – Yukio vs Takayama set.
~ NJPW : World Tag League tour and then some of the WK title matches set.
~ NOAH : Company name will now be known as “NOAH Global Entertainment” going foward. Still to be known as Pro-Wrestling NOAH for all events.
~ W-1 : Matches announced for Pro-Wrestling A.C.E. show on 11/12 + Matches announced for Kuroshio’s self-produced show on 11/21.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for next Shinkiba show on 11/19 – Yusaku Obata vs. KAI. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Updated 10/29 event card, Kawamura out with shoulder blade injury.
~ BJW : Full card announced for 11/3 show.
~ NJPW : Updated event card for the semi-finals of the “Super Jr. Tag Tournament” on 10/30.
~ W-1 : Event cards announced for the November tour of shows.
~ ZERO1 : Full event card announced for 11/6 show at Korakuen, Funaki to team with TARU to take on Onita and Nagayo for the Electric Explosion Deathmatch on 11/15. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Omori and Soya announce the revival of GET WILD + Updated 10/19 event card with Black Tiger VII competing.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : More matches announced for “TOKYO DREAM” show on 11/28.
~ WRESTLE-1 : UWA 6 Tag defense announced for 10/28 show + More matches announced for the Korakuen show on 11/2.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato’s 15th anniversary match to be held on 11/6. Will be taking on Daisuke Sekimoto in a singles match. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : “Jr. TAG BATTLE OF BLORY” announced.
~ BJW : Quarter-finals set for the “Saikyo Tag League”.
~ DDT : KO-D Tag defense set for 11/3, Daisuke & Endo vs. KUDO & Sakaguchi.
~ K-DOJO : ST-K TAG defense made official for 11/6, Takizawa & Yoshino vs. Yoshida & Mogami.
~ NJPW : Major updates for upcoming shows, Jr. Tag Tournament, main matches for POWER STRUGGLE, IWGP Heavy title match made official for WK.
~ NOAH : Full event card set for “GREAT VOYAGE 2016 in Yokohama”, all titles in defense, Shiozaki vs. Shibata single match.
~ WRESTLE-1 : W-1 title defense set as Inaba defends against Kono, Kodama also set to defend the Cruiser belt against Kaz Hayashi. Continue reading →