~ 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 →
~ AJPW : All Japan announced that their digital service begins this month, 900 yen per month, the 3/25 show will be free, April will see the entire “Champion Carnival” on the service.
~ DDT : Yuko Miyamoto vs. Mike Bailey for the EXTREME belt set for 4/1 at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Arai & Kubota defend the tag belts aginst Dokonjo & Kazato on 5/5 in Gotemba.
~ MICHIPRO : Fujita Jr Hayato undergoes a successful left knee surgery. Will is set to begin rehabilitation, though no word on when he can return.
~ NOAH : Taiji Ishimori announced his leave from Pro-Wrestling NOAH, Yoshinari Ogawa & Minoru Tanaka relinquish the GHC Jr. Tag belts, and a small tournament will take place in April to crown the next champions.
~ Toshiaki Kawada : Kawada announced that he will be hosting a self-produce show on 4/26 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest W-1 TV featuring the 3/14 Korakuen show, full card announced for the 3/17 show, a couple matches announced for the 4/1 ACE show, and Yoshioka vs. Alejandro announced to take place on 4/18 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Takeda vs. Masaya for the Death Match belt announced to be taking place on 12/17 in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Full event card announced for the 11/23 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Yuki Iino out for 3 months with a right elbow injury.
~ DIFFER CUP : Jun Kasai’s partner announced for the 1-day tournament that takes place at the end of the month, rookie Tomoya Hirata.
~ FREEDOMS : Takashi Sasaki’s produce show on 12/26 at Korakuen announced to feature a 1-day multi-promotion 6 man tag tournament.
~ HEAT-UP : Full card announced for the 11/26 show, as Tamura defends the Universal belt against Nori da Funky Shibiresath. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Updated event cards for 10/26 & 10/29.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 10/28, 10/29 & 11/2.
~ DIFFER CUP : Taiji Ishimori vs. Mike Bailey announced fro the 11/28 show.
~ FMW : Event card announced for 11/10 show, first post Onita’s retirement.
~ HEAT-UP : Full event cards announced for 11/5 & 12/17 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Takizawa vs. Kaji Tomato for the ST-K belt set for 12/17 at 1stRING. Also the ST-K TAG to be in defense on 11/12.
~ NOAH : Sugiura’s return announced to take place on 10/28 + Updated event cards following Okabayashi’s injury.
~ W-1 : Event cards updated for the 10/28 & 11/5 shows.
~ ZERO1 : Bakuha-o – Masato Tanaka vs. Yuko Miyamoto set for 11/3 in Kawasaki. Continue reading →