News Round-Up (August 3 – August 9)

ZERO1: Chris Vice (c) vs. Tamura Hayato (JTO) for the ZERO1 Heavyweight title has been set for 8/27. On the same show Towa Iwasaki & Tsugutaka Sato defend the NWA Intercontinental tag titles against Shinjiro Otani & Yumehito Imanari. VKF: Goa defends the King Of Wrestle Naniwa title against Hiroaki Taniguchi on 8/16. FREEDOMS: TheContinue reading “News Round-Up (August 3 – August 9)”

News Round-Up (July 27 – August 2)

FREEDOMS: Toru Sugiura defended the KFC title against Masashi Takeda on 7/28 via Referee Stoppage after 12:31. Takeda couldn’t continue to wrestle because he got a bad cut on his back. The rematch was set immediately for 8/31. Yuya Susumu also defended the UWA World Junior Heavyweight title against Kengo (11:18). The show drew 441Continue reading “News Round-Up (July 27 – August 2)”

News Round-Up (July 24 – July 26)

BJW: Daichi Hashimoto defended the Strong World title against Yasufumi Nakanoue (23:00) on 7/24 at Korakuen Hall in front of 415 fans. Afterwards Hashimoto picked Akira Hyodo as the next challenger, the match will take place on 8/10. Shunma Katsumata (DDT) announced that he’ll take part in this year’s Saikyou Tag League teaming up withContinue reading “News Round-Up (July 24 – July 26)”

News Round-Up (July 18 – July 23)

AJPW: Suwama & Shuji Ishikawa defended the AJPW World Tag Team titles against Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto (19:36) on 7/18. ZERO1: Another former WRESTLE-1 wrestler has been announced to appear in Z1 as Andy Wu will participate in the 8/2 show at Korakuen Hall. NOAH: Kenoh challenges Katsuhiko Nakajima for the GHC National titleContinue reading “News Round-Up (July 18 – July 23)”

News Round-Up (July 11 – July 17)

ZERO1: In a press conference on 7/11 the company announced that they found a new backer called Daiko Holdings Group Co. Ltd. which conducts investments and IT businesses. The new subsidiary will be called Daiko ZERO1 Co. Ltd. Hartley Jackson will take over the wrestler’s training and they’re looking for wrestlers from all over theContinue reading “News Round-Up (July 11 – July 17)”