News Round-Up (September 6 – September 16)

ZERO1: Tamura Hayato defends the World Heavyweight title against Towa Iwasaki on 9/18.

BJW: Yuji Okabayashi challenges Daichi Hashimoto for the World Strong title on 10/21. On the same show Masaya Takahashi challenges Minoru Fujita for the Deathmatch Heavyweight title and Tatsuhiko Yoshino challenges Yuya Aoki for the Junior Heavyweight title.

Asuka Pro: The company will suspend all activities after their show on 9/30. Its owner Akira Shinose needs to be hospitalized in October since his brain tumor, which already caused his retirement as a wrestler, is slightly enlarged.

DDT: Eruption defended the KO-D Six Man titles against Danshoku Dino, Seigo Tachibana & Yoshiko on 9/7, while Chris Brookes defended the Universal title against Drew Parker in a No DQ match. Afterwards Brookes & Parker announced a challenge for the KO-D Tag Team titles. The match will take place on 9/27.
At the end of the show Tetsuya Endo nominated Daisuke Sasaki for the title match on 11/3.

A-TEAM: MIKAMI & HASEGAWA beat Takumi Sakurai & Brian Ishizaka for the WEW Tag Team titles on 9/6. Nobutaka Moribe defended the WEW Junior Heavyweight title against Keiichi Sato in 12:07.

BASARA: Speed of Sounds defended the IRON FIST Tag titles against Takumi Tsukamoto & Yasu Urano (20:18) on 9/8. Takato Nakano & Masato Kamino will be the next challengers on 9/22 at Korakuen Hall.

Ice Ribbon: Hiragi Kurumi & Mochi Miyagi defended the tag titles against Akane Fujita & Minoru Fujita on 9/13 (13:56).

TJPW: Mirai Maiumi & Suzume challenge Miu Watanabe & Rika Tatsumi for the tag titles on 9/21.

WAVE: Nagisa Nozaki defended the Regina di WAVE title against Sakura Hirota in 14:26 on 9/6.

AWG: Miyuki Takase defends the AWG title against Kakeru Sekiguchi on 10/18.

SEAdLINNNG: Arisa Nakajima & Tsukasa Fujimoto challenge Hiroyo Matsumoto & Yoshiko for the tag titles on 10/03.

OZ Academy: AKINO & Sonoko Kato defended the tag titles against Kaori Yoneyama & Yuu on 9/6 in 18:39.

MISC: Katsuzaki Shunosuke, Moehiko Harumisawa & Washi Sakurai beat Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari & Miss Mongol to become the new GWC Six Man champions at Ganbare on 9/12. Asuka defended the Independent World Junior Heavyweight title against Shinichiro Tominaga.

All SamuraiTV dates for October have been added to the TV calender.

Samson Miyamoto (real name Takashi Miyamoto), former chairman of New Nemuro Pro Wrestling, has died on September 11 at the age of 55.

Riki Choshu’s music album “GET OVER” from 1986 will be reprinted and re-released on September 23.


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