~ BASARA : Isami Kodaka vs. Naoki Tanizaki announced to be a double title match, Union MAX and DOVE World Heavy.
~ BJW : Updated event cards for the 4/14 & 4/15 shows.
~ DDT : The KO-D 6 Tag belts announced to be in defense on 4/15.
~ Kawada Produce : Toshiaki Kawada announced the full card for his upcoming produce show on 4/26.
~ W-1 : Keiji Mutoh already undergoing rehabilitation following a double knee replacement, then event card updates for the 4/7 and 4/18 shows. Continue reading →
~ AJPW : All Japan announced that their digital service begins this month, 900 yen per month, the 3/25 show will be free, April will see the entire “Champion Carnival” on the service.
~ DDT : Yuko Miyamoto vs. Mike Bailey for the EXTREME belt set for 4/1 at Korakuen.
~ HEAT-UP : Arai & Kubota defend the tag belts aginst Dokonjo & Kazato on 5/5 in Gotemba.
~ MICHIPRO : Fujita Jr Hayato undergoes a successful left knee surgery. Will is set to begin rehabilitation, though no word on when he can return.
~ NOAH : Taiji Ishimori announced his leave from Pro-Wrestling NOAH, Yoshinari Ogawa & Minoru Tanaka relinquish the GHC Jr. Tag belts, and a small tournament will take place in April to crown the next champions.
~ Toshiaki Kawada : Kawada announced that he will be hosting a self-produce show on 4/26 at the Shinkiba 1stRING.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Latest W-1 TV featuring the 3/14 Korakuen show, full card announced for the 3/17 show, a couple matches announced for the 4/1 ACE show, and Yoshioka vs. Alejandro announced to take place on 4/18 at Korakuen. Continue reading →
Week of Toshiaki Kawada – V1 (10/12/2015) I guess I should go ahead and get this out of the way…I really didn’t want to do this. Not because of quality, God no, this for my money is a top 10 wrestler in the history of the business and I love … Continue reading →
Tenryu Project, ¾/2014 [Tue] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo192 Spectators (1) Special Talk Battle: Genichiro Tenryu vs. Toshiaki Kawada ~ The two men met with a handshake in the ring. The two reminisced about their days together in All Japan and those who have either passed away or retired … Continue reading →
Akira Taue paid a special press visit to Toshiaki Kawada’s Noodle Shop in Setagaya, Tokyo. The former All Japan World Tag Champions met to discuss Taue’s upcoming retirement on December 7. Kawada stated that he has no plans to return to the ring at this time and is enjoying his … Continue reading →
[All Japan News] All Japan Pro-Wrestling announced that Toshiaki Kawada will be appearing, though not competing, at their upcoming Korakuen Hall show on July 28th. Kawada will be watching the show at ringside as well as being a part of an autograph session with the fans in attendance. Suwama has … Continue reading →
Toshiaki Kawada vs. Takao Omori, Triple Crown Championship Match, from July 18 2004 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. Suwama, Masakatsu Funaki & Takao Omori vs. Taiyo Kea, Seiya Sanada & Manabu Soya from September 25, 2011 at Kanazawa Industrial Gymnasium.
[Match of the Day – Kenta Kobashi Series] Here is the seventh match of this eleven match series, as we countdown to Kenta Kobashi’s official retirement on May 11th. Kenta Kobashi vs. Toshiaki Kawada, Triple Crown Championship Match, from June 12, 1998 at the Nippon Budokan. There probably is not … Continue reading →
[Match of the Day – Kenta Kobashi Series] Here is the fourth match of this eleven match series, as we countdown to Kenta Kobashi’s official retirement on May 11th. Kenta Kobashi & Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue, AJPW World Tag Championship Match, from June 9, 1995 at … Continue reading →