News Listings for June 26, 2018

~ AJPW : Jun Akiyama set to defend the GAORA belt against TAJIRI on 7/15 at Korakuen.
~ BJW : Full card announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on 7/11.
~ DDT : Event updates, HARASHIMA to defend the EXTREME belt against Honda on 7/10, Endo & Paulie to defend the KO-D Tag belts against MAO & Bailey on 7/22, and Irie & Kincaid versus Kasai & Daisuke on 7/24.
~ NOAH : The full card announced for Naomichi Marufuji 20th Anniversary show on 9/1. Naomichi Marufuji versus Hideo Itami announced as the main event.
~ TAKAYAMANIA : Naomichi Marufuji & Isami Kodaka versus Takaku Fuke & Takuma Sano announced for the 8/31 show.
~ WRESTLE-1 : Kenichiro Arai out with a right foot fracture as the 7/1 event card was changed to reflect upon his absence. Continue reading

Daily News Listing for June 15, 2016

~ AJPW : Results and notes from today’s Korakuen show, Matches announced for July shows.
~ BJW : Kawakami to make his return on 7/24 at Ryogoku, against Sekimoto.
~ DRADITION : Full card released for 7/4 show.
~ FORTUNE DREAM : Results from show.
~ K-DOJO : Matches announced for SUPER J-CUP Qualifying tournament + 6/25 event card.
~ SZKG : Full card released for 6/18 show.
~ W-1 : Results from the first day of the GRAND PRIX tournament.
~ Misc : Japanese/Asia talent announced for WWE’s Cruiserweight tournament. ZERO1 (Iwaki to miss 6/16 show). Continue reading

Sadism: A Week of Kana

> Sadism – “The tendency to derive pleasure, especially sexual gratification, from inflicting pain, suffering, or humiliation on others. (in general use) deliberate cruelty.” This week starts a very special edition of the series, as obviously Asuka will be getting a chance to accomplish a dream of hers, wrestling in … Continue reading

Subconscious: Week of Shinsuke Nakamura

An intriguing subject this week as we go to undoubtedly one of the most popular wrestlers worldwide, as he is right on the cusp of making his full time debut in America for the most popular worldwide wrestling promotion, WWE via their NXT branch. This man has numerous accomplishments in … Continue reading

Daily News Listing, 2/22/2016

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ◆DDT◆ It has been announced that Kota Ibushi will be making his in-ring return on 3/21 at DDT’s big show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. Though with this announcement they stated that Ibushi will not be re-signing with either DDT nor NJPW. As of the end of the month, Kota … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] Following the news post about Super Crazy bringing in 2 former WWE guys, the addition has been officially announced as both FUNAKI and Scotty 2 Hotty have been announced to be coming to Japan. FUNAKI of course is connected to NOAH in a way as he helped KENTA … Continue reading

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[NOAH News] Super Crazy made a public announcement that he wants to bring 2 friends from his WWE past to the upcoming Ariake Colosseum show. Currently the full event card has been announced, but Crazy has offered his own plan for an easy card change. As Pesadilla can be moved … Continue reading

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[WNC News] Wrestling New Classic will be introducing their first championship into the promotion and with that news is that they will be holding a tournament to determine the very first champion. Dave Finlay will be personally donating the championship to the promotion. Announced 1st Tournament Matches.TAJIRI vs. CarlitoHajime Ohara … Continue reading

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[WNC News] Wrestling New Classic announcements following today’s Korakuen hall show. http://www.puroresuspirit.com/2012/09/20/results-for-september-20-2012/ ~ Former WWE superstar Carlito will be at the next Korakuen Hall show on 10/26.~ After the match TAJIRI addressed TAJIRI as well as the WNC fans in attendance. He stated that he is a now a WWE … Continue reading

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[RUMOR] Emphasis on RUMOR before I even begin saying anything. I only aim to translate this information, but keep in mind that RUMORS are not facts! I will though provide some enlightening information towards if it could be factual or a stinky pile of you know what. [SOURCE: Tokyo Sports] … Continue reading

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[NJPW News] The 2012 G1 CLIMAX is just a mere few days away, and New Japan just held the final press event heading into the event that starts on August 1st. A lot of big names are involved in this years tournament from the homefront of New Japan, current champions, … Continue reading