Weekend Recap for October 8, 2012 [Vol. 5]

All Japan, NOAH and New Japan all held big shows this weekend. This will be a big rundown with the 3 big shows, but I will try my best to cover the major happenings.———————————————————————————[All Japan]AJP held a big show on Sunday (10/7) to kick off their 40th Anniversary Tour.Among the … Continue reading

NOAH announces the competitors for the Global League 2012

[NOAH News] Pro Wrestling NOAH announced the competitors for the upcoming GLOBAL LEAGUE WAR 2012. The tournament is set to run from November 3 to November 23. The league will be split into 2 separate blocks with the top scoring wrestler moving on to the finals on 11/23. Announced Wrestlers … Continue reading

NJPW [KoPW PPV], NOAH [Great Voyage Yokohama v.2], All Japan & more results for October 8, 2012

NJPW “40th anniversary KING OF PRO-WRESTLING”, 10/8/2012 [Mon] 17:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo 9,000 Spectators (1) Nakanishi’s Return Match: Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Strongman vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii ◆Winner: Yano (11:29) with the UraKasumi on Nakanishi. (2) IWGP Junior Heavy Rag Championship Match: [33rd … Continue reading

All Japan, NOAH, K-DOJO, Michinoku & WNC results for October 7, 2012

All Japan Pro-Wrestling “40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR 2012”, 10/7/2012 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo 1,600 Spectators (1) GAORA TV Championship, First Champion Decision Tournament, Semi-Final Match: Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Kazushi Miyamoto ◆Winner: Nakanoueno (7:10) with a School Boy. ~ Miyamoto controlled most of the match, but Yasufumi had the … Continue reading

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[ZERO1 News] No matter the outcome of the NOAH show on October 8, ZERO1 will be continuing the feud on their upcoming Korakuen Hall show on October 16. As Masato Tanaka and Kohei Sato will be taking on Takeshi Morishima and Takashi Sugiura.Kohei Sato specifically has already stated that he … Continue reading

Weekend Recap for October 1, 2012 [Vol. 4]

Sort of a slow weekend with nothing much going on except for a few shows, but I will try to cover some of the moments from this weekend 9/29 and 9/30 as well as any forthcoming news as I write this.—————————————————————————[NOAH]The biggest news from the weekend came with Shuji Kondo … Continue reading

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[NOAH vs. ZERO1 News] Shinjiro Otani accepted Naomichi Marufuji’s challenge for the 5 NOAH vs. ZERO1 matches that were set up for NOAH shows on October 8. ~ Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki will compete against Ikuto Hidaka & Craig Classic. ~ Go Shiozaki will be going up against Ryoji … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] NOAH has released the details of the matches to be scheduled for their upcoming show on October 8. When I say details it is because most of the matches have been left open at this time. Following the news of ZERO1’s Kohei Sato and Shinjiro Otani declaring war … Continue reading

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[Weekend Recap for September 24, 2012 Vol. 3] A look back of the bigger moments that went down among major promotions in Japan this last weekend from 9/22 to 9/23. We are back on the normal weekend schedule and there is definitely a few points to talk about following this … Continue reading

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[K-DOJO News] A few bits of news have come about following the latest show that took place on 9/19. —————————————————————————Yuji Hino will be the challenger for Daisuke Sekimoto next defen se of the STRONGEST-K belt on 10/7 @ Sapporo Teisen Hall. (-) CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K Championship Match: [12th Champion] Daisuke … Continue reading

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[Weekend Recap for September 18, 2012 Vol. 2] A quick look back of the bigger moments that went down among major promotions in Japan this last weekend from 9/14 to 9/17. Normally I stop with the Sunday shows, but given Monday was a Holiday, in Japan, most of the shows … Continue reading

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[DIAMOND RING News] DR announced 3 matches for their upcoming show on September 30, with the main attraction of the show being Katsuhiko Nakajima going up against ZERO1’s Masato Tanaka. Below you can see the matches that have been announced for the show. DIAMOND RING “ DIAMOND DREAM 2012”, 9/30/2012 … Continue reading