~ RIP Vader
~ AJPW : Ryoji Sai versus Bodyguard for the Asia Heavy belt set for 7/29.
~ BJW : Yoshino to miss July due to back surgery, updated event cards for 7/1, 7/17, and Kazuyuki Fujita announced for 7/21 show in Osaka.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for 6/26 & Masahiro Takanashi’s 15th anniversary show on 7/8.
~ Riki Choshu Produce POWER HALL : Yoshiaki Fujiwara versus Gota Ihashi added to the opening match of the show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Full event card announced for the first round show of the “W-1 GRAND PRIX” on 7/1. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Atsushi Aoki vs Yohei Nakajima set for 7/1 in Sapporo + Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY 2018 to take place in August.
~ HOLY WAR : Full card announced for Toshiaki Kawada’s produce show on 7/8.
~ K-DOJO : Full card announced for the “K-UP IMPACT” show on 7/8.
~ POWER HALL : The full card announced Riki Choshu’s produce show on 7/10 show at the Korakuen Hall.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Wrestlers announced for this years GRAND PRIX that will hold the first round matches on 7/1.
~ ZERO1 : 9 wrestlers announced to be apart of this years “Fire Festival” league in July. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : The full event cards announced for the June tour in Hokkaido, Sai to defend the Asia Heavyweight belt against Yoshitatsu on 6/19.
~ DNA : Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Koji Kanemoto & Mizuki Watase announced for the 6/3 show.
~ HEAT-UP : Universal Single and Tag defenses announced for the 6/13 show, Daisuke Kanehira vs. Fuminori Abe, Kenichiro Arai & Hide Kubota vs. Kazuhiro Tamura & Tatsumi Fujinami.
~ Keiji Mutoh : Update on his road to recovery, he aims to return in May of 2019 and he will help support special indie local promotion events that will be held from July through December.
~ NJPW : Results from the first day of the BOSJ 25, and then the full event card was announced for the next LION’S GATE show on 6/13 at the Shinjuku FACE. Shota Umino vs. Ayato Yoshida to main event.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : The next POWER HALL show to be held on 7/10 at Korakuen. The main event and semi-final matches announced.
~ VKF : The full event card announced for the 5/25 show, TORU to defend the VKF belt against GENTARO.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Seigo Tachibana out with a right forearm fracture, 5/27 event card updated. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Kazuki Ebina to miss the rest of the month due to injury, updated 4/22 card.
~ BASARA : Updated 5/3 event card + the matches and wrestlers announced for this years “Itadaki” tournament.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/21 & 4/22 shows due to Yuya Aoki out with injury.
~ HEAT-UP : Guts Ishjiama, Masked Mystery, Joji Otani & Keito Murota set to join HEAT-UP in May. A sister promotion known as “GOING-UP” will hold shows once a month.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Updated event cards following the aftermatch of the last Korakuen Hall show, next W-1 Tag defense set for 5/6 at Korakuen.
~ MISC : NOAH to host Misawa’s 9th Memorial show on 6/10 at Korakuen, Riki Choshu to hold the next “POWER HALL” on 7/2, and then former JWP wrestler Erika Watanabe passed away, at the age of 39, due to stomach cancer. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Four title matches announced to kick off 2018, Doering vs. Zeus for the Triple Crown and TAJIRI vs. Koraro Suzuki with the World Junior belt.
~ BJW : Shinobu will defend the BJW Junior belt against Kankuro Hoshino on December 30.
~ LAND’S END : Ryoji Sai gets approval to revive the Asia Heavyweight belt with a one-day tournament to be held on 1/21 in Korea.
~ NOAH : DJZ off the January tour due to injury, Ishimori will now defend the X-DIVISION belt against Andrew Everett.
~ RIKI CHOSHU : Updated event card for the 1/14 show, Gota Ihashi joins Choshu and Kota Ibushi and then Jay Bradley replaces the injured DJZ. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 12/9, 12/14 & 12/28 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : Violento Jack versus Jun Kasai for the KFC belt set for the 12/25 show, Masaoka vs. Aero Boy also announced.
~ NJPW : Tanahashi out with a right knee injury, the severity of which has not been announced at this time.
~ NOAH : Some matches announced for the Fan Appreciation show on December 25.
~ CHOSHU PRODUCE : The full event card announced for the January 14 show at Korakuen, Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Keisuke Okuda among the additions.
~ ZERO1 : Kohei Sato & Hideki Suzuki to defend the IC Tag belts against Yutaka Yoshie & Shogun Okamoto on 1/1 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Latest batch of show highlights released by the promotion.
~ BJW : Full event cards announced for the Osaka shows on 12/23 & 12/24.
~ DDT : Matches announced for the D-Oh (KING) GRAND PRIX 2018.
~ FREEDOMS : Event card updates for the 12/7, 1210 & 12/26 shows.
~ K-DOJO : Daisuke Sasaki vs. TAKA Michinoku for the Indie World Junior belt set for the 12/17 show at 1stRING.
~ New Year’s Eve : Teams announced for this year’s multi-promotional “Shuffle Tag Tournament” that will take place on 12/31.
~ Riki Choshu : Pair of main event matches announced for the show in January at the Korakuen Hall.
~ RJPW : A couple matches announced for the December 7 show at Korakuen, Super Tiger to defend the belt against the mysterious maskman HGZ. Continue reading →