~ 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 →
~ BJW : Takeda to defend the Death Heavy belt against Kodaka on 6/20, full cards announced for the 6/8 & 6/16 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card announced fro the 5/26 show in Osaka.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Full card announced for the 6/11 show at Korakuen, Kaito Kiyomiya & Ayato Yoshida vs. Toru Sugiura & Takuya Nomura to main event.
~ NJPW : Harold George Meij announced as the new President of New Japan Pro-Wrestling as of 6/1, former CEO of Takara-Tomy.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner & Kendo Kashin vs. NOSAWA Rongai & El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr announced for the 7/17 show.
~ Ayako Hamada released from Pro-Wrestling WAVE following the news of her arrest after violating Japan’s laws in regards to stimulant drugs. Continue reading →
~ 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 →
~ DDT : KO-D Openweight and EXTREME title defenses set for 4/29 at Korakuen, Cherry & Suguru Miyatake announce their leave of the promotion, and updated DNA card for 4/5 show.
~ DG : T-Hawk & Eita vs. Big R Shimizu & Ben-K set for the Brave Gate belt on 5/6 in Nagoya.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Two more matches announced for Kobashi’s produce show on 6/11 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Violento Jack set to defend the FREEDOM belt against Masashi Takeda on 5/2 at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Matches announced for the next set of big shows at the end of this month and the start of the next.
~ NOAH : The matches were announced for the small tournament to crown the new GHC Jr. Tag Champions on 4/14 & 4/15. Prelude matches also set for the 4/11 show at Korakuen.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh undergoes a successful double knee replacement, Hiroshi Yamato announced his resignation from the promotion, and Kuroshio vs. Tachibana for the Result belt set for the 4/18 show at Korakuen.
~ ZERO1 : More matches announced for the Yasukuni Shrine show on 4/8, and then Obata set to defend the World Heavy belt against Hartley Jackson on 4/22 at Shinjuku FACE. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Full event card announced for 4/27 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 4/1 show at Korakuen, next KO-D title defense set to take place on 4/29.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kobashi announced that the next show will be held on 6/11 at the Korakuen Hall. The show will feature both Koki Kitahara’s 30th anniversary and retirement from pro-wrestling.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 4/12 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ K-DOJO : Some matches announced for the “Golden Week” kick-off show on 4/28, Daisuke Sekimoto & Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio to compete.
~ NJPW : The full event card was announced for “SAKURA GENSIS” on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : A couple matches announced for the Hokkaido show on 4/14.
~ W-1 : The full event card was announced for the 4/3 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Zeus & Bodyguard vs Daichi & Kamitani set for 5/20, Suwama and Sai injured, and the Fuchi & Onita to defend the Asia Tag belts against Aoki & Hikaru on 6/20.
~ DDT : Updated event cards, No DQ rule added to EXTREME defense on 5/21 and the full event card announced for 5/28 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Full event cards released for the BOSJ tour.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Takayama off the show due to injury, Hideki Suzuki announced as his replacement.
~ NEW : Kazunari Murakami invades NEW & Inoki Museum, wants match against Suzukawa + Matches announced for 5/21 show in Chiba.
~ Doutonbori : Mihara versuss GAINA and Cooger & Billyken versus TORU & Ra-pid for the WDW belts announced for the 7/16 show.
~ FREEDOMS : Matches announced for 6/4 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Kazuhiro Tamura versus Daisuke Kanehira for the Universal belt announced for the 8/12 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated May event cards, Miyahara vs. Ishikawa for the Triple Crown and Hikaru vs Black Tiger VII for the World Junior set for 5/21.
~ BJW : BJW Tag belts in defense on 5/25, Sekimoto & Okayabashi vs. Hama & Nakanoue, BJW Junior Heavyweight champion to be crowned in July.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for Golden Week shows + KO-D 6 Tag defense added to the 5/28 show at Korakuen. Main event to feature Takeshita defending against Takayama.
~ FMW : Updated event cards for May mini-tour of shows.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kenta Kobashi to hold a talk battle with Manami Toyota at the 6/14 show.
~ ZERO1 : Kanemoto & Minoru vs. Otani & Takaiwa for the NWA Light Tag belts announced for the 5/12 show.
~ A-TEAM : Special 6 Man Tag match announced for 5/21 show. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 4/21 & 22.
~ DNA : Full event card announced for 4/21 show.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Kobashi announced the full event card for the 6/14 show, Daisuke Sekimoto & Suwama vs. Kohei Sato & Shingo Takagi.
~ FREEDOMS : KFC Tag match added to 4/8 show, full event card announced for 4/16 show.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA Michinoku vs. Kota Ibushi announced for 4/23 show.
~ W-1 : Full event card announced for 4/19 show at Korakuen, Akebono, Kono & KAI vs Kotaro, NOSAWA & MAZADA. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Full card announced for 4/6 shows.
~ BJW : Matches announced for 4/12 show in Osaka, Okabayashi & Shingo Takagi vs Daichi & Kamitani.
~ DDT : Updated event card for April shows, Happy Motel final on 4/1, 4/8 Takeshita vs. Paulie, 4/14 DAMNATION Produce.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Next show announced for 6/14.
~ NJPW : Full event card announced for LION’S GATE on 4/13. Outside talent throughout.
~ NOAH : GHC Jr. Tag match set for 4/22, Ishimori & Hi69 vs Ohara & Kumano. Updated event cards for 4/11 – 4/16.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Hayashi announced as the new president of W-1, Kondo to be vice-president.
~ ZERO1 : Masato Tanaka to defend the World Heavy belt against James Raideen on 4/26 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Results and notes from today’s Korakuen show, Matches announced for July shows.
~ BJW : Kawakami to make his return on 7/24 at Ryogoku, against Sekimoto.
~ DRADITION : Full card released for 7/4 show.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Results from show.
~ K-DOJO : Matches announced for SUPER J-CUP Qualifying tournament + 6/25 event card.
~ SZKG : Full card released for 6/18 show.
~ W-1 : Results from the first day of the GRAND PRIX tournament.
~ Misc : Japanese/Asia talent announced for WWE’s Cruiserweight tournament. ZERO1 (Iwaki to miss 6/16 show). Continue reading →