~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ 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 →