~ AJPW : Updated event cards for the later part of June shows, Akiyama to defend the GAORA TV belt against Omori on 6/24.
~ BJW : A next contender junior tournament announced to run in June, 1st round matches announced for the 6/13 show.
~ DDT : Yuki Ueno out with injury, updated 5/27 show, KING OF DDT 2018 announced for his this Summer, and the next KO-D Tag defense set for 6/5.
~ KAI PRODUCE : Shinya Aoki added to the 7/7 show as he will take on Black Tiger VII.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : A couple more matches announced for the 7/17 show, as the full event card is now set.
~ WRESTLE-1 : The full event card announced for the 6/10 show.
~ ZERO1 : Vice to defend the UN Heavyweight belt against Okamoto on 6/3 and SUGI & MAsamune vs Hidaka & Abe officially for the NWA Light Tag belts set for the 6/9 show.
~ Misc : Mineo Fujita to take time away due to injury after the Chinko Pro show on 7/9. Continue reading →
~ BJW : Takeda to defend the Death Heavy belt against Kodaka on 6/20, full cards announced for the 6/8 & 6/16 shows.
~ FREEDOMS : The full card announced fro the 5/26 show in Osaka.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Full card announced for the 6/11 show at Korakuen, Kaito Kiyomiya & Ayato Yoshida vs. Toru Sugiura & Takuya Nomura to main event.
~ NJPW : Harold George Meij announced as the new President of New Japan Pro-Wrestling as of 6/1, former CEO of Takara-Tomy.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Rey Wagner & Kendo Kashin vs. NOSAWA Rongai & El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr announced for the 7/17 show.
~ Ayako Hamada released from Pro-Wrestling WAVE following the news of her arrest after violating Japan’s laws in regards to stimulant drugs. Continue reading →
~ BASARA : The full event card announced for the 5/20 show in Osaka, Union MAX : Naoki Tanizaki vs Takumi Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The full event cards were announced for the 5/29 through and 6/3 shows.
~ DNA : Part of the event card announced fro the next show on 6/3 in Shinjuku.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event card announced for the 5/24 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING, FREEDOM WORLD TAG: Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura vs. Violento Jack & Daisuke Masaoka
~ KAI PRODUCE : The full event card was announced for the 7/7 show in Yokohama, main to feature KAI vs. Shingo Takagi.
~ MICHINOKU : The full event card was announced for the 6/15 show in Tokyo. Great Sasuke vs. Brahman Brothers and Kenbai’s return match.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : The Tokyo IC Tag belts to be in defense on 7/17, MAZADA & FUJITA vs. Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka.
~ ZERO1 : A couple more matches announced for the 6/3 show in Susukino. Continue reading →
~ 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 : 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 : Match order set for the Saitama show on 3/25. The show will be live on AJPW.tv
~ BASARA : Full event card announced for the 3/29, main to be for the MAX belt, Isami vs. Tsukamoto.
~ BJW : The BJW Tag belts were announced to be in defense on 4/5, as Takeda & Tsukamoto defend against Miyamoto & Isami.
~ DDT : The match order set for the 3/25 show at Ryogoku, The show will be live on DDT Universe.
~ Hagure IGF : The full card announced for the 4/4 at the Shinjuku FACE.
~ K-DOJO : TAKA vs. TAJIRI announced for the 4/22 show at Korakuen.
~ NJPW : Okada vs. Sabre set for SAKURA GENESIS on 4/1 at Ryogoku.
~ NOAH : Kiyomiya announced to be able to compete on 3/29, following a minor concussion that caused him to miss a previous show.
~ RJPW : The full event card announced for the 3/29 show at the Korakuen Hall. The show to feature everyone competing under a mask.
~ VKF : TORU to defend the VKF belt against Voltage on 4/30 in Osaka.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Doi & Kumagoro set to defend the W-1 Tag belts against Soya & AKIRA on 4/18 at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next World Tag & World Junior defenses set for 3/25 in Saitama + Updated event cards for the 3/19 show at Korakuen + Asia Heavyweight defense set for 3/21.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for March shows.
~ DG : The full event cards announced for the “CHAMPION GATE 2018” shows + Kotoka’s Retirment show on 3/6 at Korakuen.
~ FREEDOMS : The full event cards announced for the 3/1 & 3/11 shows, KoF Tag defense set for Shinkiba 1stRING show
~ Hagure IGF : The full event card announced for the 4/4 show at the Shinjuku FACE, main event will see Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin & NOSAWA Rongai take on Masato Tanaka, Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hideki Hosaka.
~ NJPW : The first round matches announced for this years “NEW JAPAN CUP” tournament. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Evolution vs Hagure IGF International announced for the 3/25 show in Saitama + Omori calls out for a chance at the Asia Tag belts.
~ DRADITION : Fujinami announced the full event cards for the 4/20 & 4/21 shows. Bob Backlund and The Cobra set to compete.
~ NJPW : The full card has been announced for NJPW’s Anniversary Event on 3/6. Okada vs. Ospreay.
~ NOAH : Shiro Koshinaka & Akitoshi Saito vs. Marufuji & Kotoge added to the 3/11 show in Yokohama.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Ashino vs. Soya announced for the 3/14 show at Korakuen.
~ DNA : Watase vs Minoru Tanaka set for the 3/7 show
~ Hagure IGF International : Show announced for 4/4 at Shinjuku FACE.
~ TAKAYAMANIA show announced to be held on 8/31 at Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →
~ AJPW/BJW : Yuji Okabayshi out with a shoulder injury, World Tag belts vacated, Akiyama/Omori vs Sekimoto/Ito announced to decide the new champions on 10/21.
~ DDT : Dai Suzuki out with a knee injury, KO-D 6 Tag decision match set for the 11/2 show at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ DG : Updated event card for the 11/3 show, Mochizuki vs. Yokosuka.
~ FREEDOMS : Full event card announced for the 11/4 show in Sendai.
~ NOAH : Okabayashi out of the “Global League”, no replacement named, all scheduled matches will be noted as forfeit. Updated event cards for the 10/22 & 10/24 shows.
~ TOKYO GURENTAI : Kotaro Suzuki vs. KIYOSHI added to the 11/15 show. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : Next Asia Tag defense set for 10/21 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ BASARA : Updated event cards for the 10/19, 10/22 & 11/3 shows.
~ BJW : Full event card announced for the 10/18 show at the 1stRING.
~ DDT : Updated event cards for the 10/14/, 10/15 & 10/22 shows.
~ DG : Quick update on matches, Mochizuki vs. Susumu set for 11/3 in Osaka.
~ NOAH : Split blocks and matches announced for the “Global League” and the GHC junior title matches set to be in defense.
~ Tokyo Gurentai : More matches announced for the 10/15 show.
~ W-1 : A couple more matches added to the 10/11 show at the Korakuen Hall. Continue reading →