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[Real Japan News] It was announced that The First Tiger Mask will be facing Naomichi Marufuji, one on one, for RJPW’s upcoming show on June 7th. Marufuji and Tiger have faced off once before in singles competition back on March 10, 2006, in which Tiger pulled out the victory via … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] Pro Wrestling NOAH announced the next defenses for the GHC Heavyweight and GHC Tag titles. First up is KENTA defending the GHC Heavyweight belt against Toru Yano on June 2nd. Following his 2nd defense of this past weekend against Sugiura, no one actually came forward to him face … Continue reading

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[NOAH Update] During today’s NOAH show, Akira Taue announced that he would be retiring from active competition this December. Of course, I posted this news in the daily results on the website, but I noticed some other details that I thought should be shared.http://www.puroresuspirit.com/2013/05/12/results-for-may-12-2013/ Apparently Taue aims to retire this … Continue reading

[Match of the Day – Kenta Kobashi Series] Here is the tenth match of this eleven match series, as we countdown to Kenta Kobashi’s official retirement on May 11th. Kenta Kobashi vs. Kensuke Sasaki from July 18, 2005 at Destiny 2005 at the Tokyo Dome. Considered to be two of … Continue reading

Kenta Kobashi Countdown to Retirement Series [May 11, 2013]

Well with the start of the new month, I, Charles Schaeffer, have decided to try and start posting a match of the day here on the PS page. It came to my mind earlier that it would be fitting to kick off this daily video post with a series dedicated … Continue reading

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[May Event Updates for All Japan and NOAH] Both All Japan and NOAH released updates for their upcoming shows later this month. All Japan also announced that KENSO will miss the upcoming tour as he has been told to relax for the month after he suffered from pneumothorax, or a … Continue reading

[Match of the Day – Kenta Kobashi Series] Here is the ninth match of this eleven match series, as we countdown to Kenta Kobashi’s official retirement on May 11th. Kenta Kobashi vs. Jun Akiyama, GHC Heavyweight Championship Match, from July 10, 2004 at the Tokyo Dome. This event would be … Continue reading

[Match of the Day – Kenta Kobashi Series] Here is the eight match of this eleven match series, as we countdown to Kenta Kobashi’s official retirement on May 11th.Kenta Kobashi vs. Mitsuharu Misawa, GHC Heavyweight Championship Match, from March 1, 2003 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. The ultimate rival … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] Pro Wrestling NOAH held a public press conference and signing ceremony for their upcoming show on May 12th at the Korakuen Hall. With Kenta Kobashi retiring just a day before this show, the main theme for the May 12th show is a new beginning for NOAH. The show … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] Pro Wrestling NOAH held a press conference today to officially announce that Daisuke Harada has joined NOAH, as well as Marufuji’s status for competition for next weeks big shows. Daisuke Harada announced during Monday’s Osaka Pro show that he would be joining Pro Wrestling NOAH as of May … Continue reading

NOAH Event Cards for May & June 2013

FINAL BURNING in Budokan ~ Kenta Kobashi’s Retirement Commemorative Event, 5/11/2013 [Sat] 17:00 @ Nippon Budokan in Tokyo (1) Masanobu Fuchi vs. Hitoshi Kumano (2) SUWA & Genba Hirayanagi vs. Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge (3) Tamon Honda & Kentaro Shiga vs. Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki (4) Special Tag … Continue reading