~ 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 →
~ 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 →
~ IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
~ Kota Ibushi & Kenny Omega vs. Hangman Page & Cody
~ IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match: Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll
~ IWGP Jr. Tag Championship 3WAY Tag Match: El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. SHO & YOH vs. [Challengers] Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI 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 : All Japan TV is now live. March will be free with April beginning the monthly fee (900 yen).
~ DDT : 5WAY Street Fight match changed due to the hall owner’s decision. The match will still go as planned but with different rules.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated 3/22 event card following the outcome of Fukimoto’s title challenge against Violento Jack in DTU Mexico.
~ K-DOJO : Part of the card made official for upcoming Korakuen Hall show on 4/22. STRONGEST-K singles and tag belts set to be in defense.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card announced for 4/14 at the Shinkiba 1stRING. The Tohoku & UWA World Tag belts to be in defense. Then Hyugaji versus Nohashi set for the Tohoku Jr. belt at Shinzaki’s 25th anniversary show on 6/24 in Sendai.
~ NJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/21 show, which will see the final match of the “NEW JAPAN CUP”, and then all the matches announced for the next “LION’S GATE” show on 4/10.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Two matches announced for the 3/28 show on Saitama. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next World Tag & World Junior defenses set for 3/25 in Saitama + Updated event cards for the 3/19 show at Korakuen + Asia Heavyweight defense set for 3/21.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for March shows.
~ DG : The full event cards announced for the “CHAMPION GATE 2018” shows + Kotoka’s Retirment show on 3/6 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event cards announced for the 3/1 & 3/11 shows, KoF Tag defense set for Shinkiba 1stRING show
~ Hagure IGF : The full event card announced for the 4/4 show at the Shinjuku FACE, main event will see Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin & NOSAWA Rongai take on Masato Tanaka, Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hideki Hosaka.
~ NJPW : The first round matches announced for this years “NEW JAPAN CUP” tournament. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 3/16 & 3/18 shows.
~ BASARA : Full card announced for the 3/3 show, the main will see Kodaka vs. Oosugi for the Union MAX.
~ Michinoku : Full cards announced for the 3/16 through 3/18 shows. Hyugaji vs. Kengo for the Tohoku Junior belt and Daichi Sasaki’s competes in special send-off matches before he goes to Mexico.
~ NJPW : EVIL announced to be out with injury, event cards updated.
~ NOAH : The matches were announced for next month’s “GLOBAL TAG LEAGUE 2018”.
~ RJPW : A special lucha match announced for the 3/29 show at Korakuen Hall, Dos Caras and Dos Caras Jr. (Guillermo Rodriguez) to compete.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh announced that he will be undergoing knee replacement surgery at the end of March. Though he will be taking part in a special 6 man tag match on 3/14 at Korakuen featuring several of his former students. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Evolution vs Hagure IGF International announced for the 3/25 show in Saitama + Omori calls out for a chance at the Asia Tag belts.
~ DRADITION : Fujinami announced the full event cards for the 4/20 & 4/21 shows. Bob Backlund and The Cobra set to compete.
~ NJPW : The full card has been announced for NJPW’s Anniversary Event on 3/6. Okada vs. Ospreay.
~ NOAH : Shiro Koshinaka & Akitoshi Saito vs. Marufuji & Kotoge added to the 3/11 show in Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Ashino vs. Soya announced for the 3/14 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Watase vs Minoru Tanaka set for the 3/7 show
~ Hagure IGF International : Show announced for 4/4 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ TAKAYAMANIA show announced to be held on 8/31 at Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Yuma Aoyagi out with an ankle injury, updated 1/27 event card, and Ryoji Sai puts his name forward for the Asia Tag belts.
~ BASARA : the first round matches announced for the “IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT” which begins on 2/11 in Oji, Tokyo.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 2/7 show in Shinkiba + Nakanoue set as the next challenger for the World Strong belt.
~ DNA : The full event card set for the 2/14 show at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ DRADITION : Tatsumi Fujinami announces two April shows in Tokyo & Osaka. Bob Backlund announced to compete.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the 2/8 show in Shinkiba.
~ NJPW : Satoshi Kojima out with a left knee ACL rupture, Nakanishi to replace him on tour.
~ Michinoku : Dick Togo to miss shows due to suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis.
~ W-1 : The full event card announced for the 1/28 show in Saitama, UWA 6 Tag belts to be in defense.
~ MASTERS : the full event card now set for the 2/16 show at Korakuen. Shiro Koshinaka, Masashi Aoyagi & Akitoshi Saito vs. Great Kojika, Tiger Toguchi & Mitsuo Momota among the major additions. Continue reading →