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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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[ZERO1 News] A story was posted from Z1 in regards to the UN Heavyweight title match that is set to take place on October 16. Yusaku Obata, the reigning champion, is currently struggling with an injury and he might not be able to make it for his scheduled title match … 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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[ZERO1 Update] It was announced that Akebono has relinquished both the NWA Heavyweight and Premium Heavyweight Championships, due to his illness. Akebono has been battling with “pneumonia” for the last few weeks and has been put on rest for the next couple of months. There are reports that there is … Continue reading

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[ZERO1 News] The event match listing has been announced for the 1st day of the Tenkaichi Jr. Tournament. The picture below is all that ZERO1 has released, but I will translate it all from left to the right. It is as follows… ZERO1 “10th Annual Tenkaichi Jr. Tournament Day 1”, … Continue reading

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[ZERO1 News] It has been announced that Ikuto Hidaka will hold his 15th Anniversary Show, as a pro wrestler, on October 27. With that announcement was the news that Manami Toyota will be competing on the show against Stardom’s Saki Kashima. Also mentioned is that a kickboxer from Shimane Prefecture … Continue reading

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[ZERO1 News] All 18 competitors for the 2012 Tenkaichi tournament have been named. The reigning Double Jr. Champion (Junior Singles and Junior Tag) Takuya Sugawara and Tatsuhito Takaiwa will both start the tournament with the “Dragon Balls” in their position. Leaving the rest of the 16 competitors to fight to … Continue reading

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[ZERO1 News] I am going to try to consolidate the bits of news into this single post so bare with me. (It will contain Fire Festival Spoilers) ~ Masato Tanaka (39) was crowned the Fire Festival Champion for the 4th time after the conclusion of this years tournament by defeating … Continue reading

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[ZERO1] The 2012 Fire Festival is set to begin on July 20th, and ZERO1 held a press event for the upcoming tournament today. During the press conference Daisuke Sekimoto returned the Fire Sword back to the ZERO1 committee. Though he cannot hold the sword during the tournament he is looking … Continue reading