~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the August tour of shows.
~ DDT : Full card announced for the 7/24 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ FREEDOMS : Some matches announced for the special Odate show on 9/22.
~ K-DOJO : Masamune to defend the UWA Middleweight belt against TAKA Michinoku on 7/29 in Chiba.
~ MASTERS : Another 6 man tag match added to the 8/21 show, as Tatsumi Fujinami, Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano take on Hisakatsu Oya, Black Tiger V & Wild Samoan.
~ TOYKO GURENTAI : Miyamoto & Kodaka to defend the Tokyo IC Tag belts against Mochizuki & Kawamura on 9/26 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The latest W-1 TV, Updated event card for the 7/22 show, Hayashi injured, and the W-1 Tag belts to be in defense on 8/11 at Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ RIP Masa Saito
~ AJPW : Wrestlers and first round matches announced for the “Oudou Tournament 2018”.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 7/19 through 9/21.
~ BJW : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ FREEDOMS : Full card announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on 7/29 in Osaka.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards from 7/21 through 8/19.
~ MASTERS : Great Kojika and Kim Duk announced to take on the revived Gaspar’s on 8/21 at Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for the “Jr Tag League” matches as LEONA suffered an injury in the week prior. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the 8/3, 8/5 (Riki Choshu to compete) & 8/9 shows.
~ DDT / DNA : DNA to pause activities after 8/10, wrestlers to be relocated between DDT, BASARA, and Gabre.
~ FREEDOMS : Updated event card for the multi-promotion show on 8/6 at Korakuen.
~ K-DOJO : Updated event cards for the 7/16 & 7/29 shows.
~ MASTERS : Two more matches announced for the veteran show on 8/21 at Korakuen.
~ NOAH : Two new rookies set to make their debuts at “DEPARTURE 2018” on 8/5.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : All 7 matches now announced for the Yoshihiro Takayama support show on 8/31.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Rookie Jun Tonsho now apart of the promotion after gradating from the ACE rookie sub-group. Continue reading →
~ BJW : BJW Tag defense set for 7/21 in Osaka, full cards set for 7/21 and 7/29.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 7/10, 22, & 24.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card announced for 7/15 at Shinkiba 1stRING + Wrestlers announced for 7/29 in Osaka.
~ MASTERS : The Heisei Ishingun announced to face BATT on 8/21 at Korakuen Hall.
~ NOAH : Updated event cards for 7/28 at Korakuen Hall and 7/31 in Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest W-1 TV and the full card announced for the 7/22 show in Shizuoka. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the July tour of shows, World Junior defense set for 6/15 & World Tag set for 7/22.
~ HARD HIT : The full card set for the 7/7 show in Yokohama.
~ MASAKATSU FUNAKI : Updates for his 33rd Anniversary Show on 9/30 in Osaka.
~ MASTERS : Keiji Mutoh announced the main event for the next show on 8/21. BATT Revival.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full card announced for the 7/18 show at Korakuen. GRAND PRIX Finals, Cruiser defense, and W-1 vs STRONG HEARTS.
~ ZERO1 : The promotion announced a change of management with Katsumi Sasazaki named the new President and Shinjiro Otani as the Chairman of the Board. 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 →
~ AJPW : Press conference for the upcoming Yokohama show on 2/3. Doering vs. KAI, Suwama/Ishikawa vs. Miyahara/Yoshitatsu, and then Akiyama to team with Yuji Nagata to challenge for the Asia Tag belts.
~ BASARA : Ryuichi Sekine to hold his 10th anniversary as a pro on 1/21, takes on Nakatsu in a singles match.
~ BJW : Takuya Nomura vs. Fuminori Abe to main young wrestler show on 1/17 + Full event card announced for 1/25 at Korakuen.
~ DNA : The full event card was announced for the 1/21 show in Saitama.
~ NOAH : Noamichi Maurufji vs. Kaito Kiyomiya added to the Korakuen Hall show on 2/2.
~ MASTERS : Mutoh and Chono hosted a press conference to announce the main event for the 2/16 show at Korakuen. MASTERS vs. TEAM 2000, though Chono will only be there in a manager role. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Matches announced for Suwama 13th anniversary show on 1/7, Akiyama to defend the GAORA belt against Hikaru Sato.
~ BJW : Kamitani to replace Kawakami in the upcoming Yokohama 6 Tag challenge on 12/17.
~ DG : Quick updates as two title matches announced for the 12/23 show, Twin & Brave Gate defenses set.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 12/14 & 12/24 shows.
~ MASTERS : Keiji Mutoh’s next produce show set for 2/16 at Korakuen.
~ NEW YEAR’S EVE : Matches set for the end of the year special multi-promotion tag tournament. Continue reading →
~ AJPW/Onita : KIYOSHI announced to join Suwama & Atsushi Aoki against Atushi Onita, Raijin Yaguchi & Ricky Fujita for Onita Produce show on July 16.
~ DDT : Full card announced for 7/23 show, KO-D Tag defense set as Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi take on Shuji Ishikawa &Mad Paulie, then Daisuke Sasaki and Joey Ryan will be in yet another double title match.
~ NEW : Event card announced for the 7/15 & 16 shows.
~ NJPW : Full event cards announced for the G1 CLIMAX tour of shows as the IWGP Tag and IWGP Junior Tag will be defended on the final show on July 17.
~ NOAH : Hi69 joined NOAH and Ishimori to defend the GHC Junior belt against YO-HEY at “DEPARTURE” on 8/6.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Hiroshi Hase announced to be returning to the ring for the 7/26 “PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS” show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Hikaru Sato vs Minoru Tanaka for the World Junior belt announced for the 7/17 show, updated 7/5 show in Shinkiba, Ultimo Dragon to host his 30th anniversary in Japan on 8/19.
~ BJW : Updated deathmatches for the 7/17 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 7/17 show in Hiroshima.
~ TAKA & Taichi Produce : TAKA & Taichi vs. Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI announced for the 8/28 show at Shinjuku FACE.
~ W-1 / MASTERS : Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Takaku Fuke vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano announced for the 7/27 show at Korakuen. Continue reading →