~ 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 →
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina withdraws from All Japan, Yusuke Okada out with injury, Miyahara to defend the Triple Crown against Naomichi Marufuji on 5/24, and World Tag defense set for 6/3.
~ BJW : The full event card announced for the 5/13 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ DDT : Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazusada Higuchi to defend the KO-D Tag belts against Kota Umeda & Yuki Ueno on 5/22 at Shinkiba.
~ LAND’S END : Full event card announced for the 6/6 show in Yokohama.
~ NOAH : The full event card announced for the “Navig. with Emerald Spirits 2018” tour kick-off show on 6/10 at Korakuen.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 5/6 show at Korakuen, UWA World 6 Tag defense added to the show.
~ ZERO1 : Yusaku Obata to defend the World Heavyweight belt against Masato Tanaka on 6/3 in Sapporo. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Yuma Aoyagi announced to return on 6/5 for the final Differ Ariake show, updated event cards for late May and early June shows.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the May tour of shows, EXTREME defense on 5/13 & KO-D Open defense on 5/20.
~ DNA : The full event card announced for the 5/9 show.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event cards announced for the first part of May shows.
~ NOAH : Three title matches announced for 5/29 at Korakuen + Updated May tour of shows + RATEL’S to hold a self-produce show on 6/30.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Masaaki Mochizuki to defend the Tokyo World belt against Kaz Hayashi on 7/17 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ ZERO1 : Matches announced for the 5/19 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Masakatsu Funaki to hold his 33rd anniversary as a wrestler on 6/3 in Kobe.
~ BJW : Hideki Suzuki vs. Daisuke Sekimoto for the World Strong belt set for the 5/5 show in Yokohama.
~ DDT : Next KO-D Tag title match set for 5/1, Kota Umeda versus Go Shiozaki announced for 4/29 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : Full cards announced for the 5/4 & 5/6 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Full cards announced for the “Golden Week” shows from 4/29 through 5/6.
~ NOAH : Daisuke Haarda vs. Hi69 for the GHC Jr. belt set for 5/13 in Hakata, before a special hardcore match to take place on 5/4 at Korakuen. Continue reading →