News Round-Up (August 29 – September 5)

2AW: Kengo Mashimo & Tatsuya Hanami defended the Tag Team titles against Tank Nagai & Ayame Sasamura on 9/4 (21:19).
Ayato Yoshida defends the Openweight title against Kaji Tomato on 9/22. On the same show Kengo Mashimo & Tatsuya Hanami defend the Tag Team titles against Shu Asakawa & Taishi Takizawa.

ZERO1: New Heavyweight champion Tamura Hayato (JTO), who was supposed to defend the title against Towa Iwasaki on 9/4, had to be taken to the hospital with a concussion and dehydration after his title win. Therefore he is off of all upcoming shows.
Shoki Kitamura beat HUB on 9/4 to become the new Double Crown Junior champion in 13:49.

FREEDOMS: Kamui beat Yuya Susumu in 11:47 on 8/31 to become the new UWA World Junior Heavyweight champion. On the same show Toru Sugiura defended the KFC title against Jun Kasai (19:39) and Mammoth Sasaki & Violento Jack defeated Minoru Fujita & Rina Yamashita (14:11) to defend the KFC Tag titles. After the match Yamashita joined the “unchain” stable. Takashi Sasaki will be Toru Sugiura’s next challenger on 10/4.

NOAH: Kazushi Sakuraba & Takashi Sugiura beat Go Shiozaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima (33:16) for the vacant GHC Tag titles on 8/30. On the same show Kotaro Suzuki defended the GHC Junior title against Seiki Yoshioka (17:05) and HAYATA & Yoshinari Ogawa defended the GHC Junior Tag titles against Atsushi Kotogo & Hajime Ohara.

AJPW: Koji Iwamoto defended the AJPW Junior Heavyweight title against Dan Tamura in 12:54 on 8/30. Suwama & Shuji Ishikawa defended the Tag Team titles against Kento Miyahara & Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio (27:38).

PURE-J: Leon defended the Openweight title against KAZUKI in 17:44 on 8/30. On the same show Hanako Nakamori & Rina Yamashita defended the Daily Sports Tag titles against Momo Tani & Rydeen Hagane (16:38).

Ice Ribbon: Syuri challenges Risa Sera for the FantastICE title on 9/20 in a no rope Lumberjack match. Tsukushi challenges Suzu Suzuki for the Infinity title.

OZ Academy: Kaori Yoneyama & Yuu challenge AKINO & Sonoko Kato for the tag titles on 9/6.

Diana: All three titles changed hands at the show on 8/30. Jaguar Yokota beat Sakura Hirota and Kyoko Inoue to become the new Queen Elizabeth champion. Haruka Umesaki & Miyuki Takase beat Kaoru Ito & Tomoko Watanabe for the Tag titles. And Asuka beat Ayako Sato for the World title, the rematch will take place on 10/11 at Korakuen Hall.

MISC: An Chamu has announced that she will undergo surgery for cervical cancer at the beginning of September.

The postponed joint Ice Ribbon & AWG show will now take place on 11/16 at Korakuen Hall.

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