News Round-Up (August 10 – August 15)

BJW: Takayuki Ueki returns to action on 9/9 at Shinkiba 1st RING. Meanwhile Frank Atsushi announced he’ll take an indefinite break from wrestling/refereeing at the end of September for personal reasons. He mentioned that his second child was born in June.Daichi Hashimoto defended the Strong Heavyweight title against Akira Hyodo on 8/10 (17:28), Shigehiro IrieContinue reading “News Round-Up (August 10 – August 15)”

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)”

News Round-Up (July 5 – July 10)

2AW: Ayato Yoshida beat Yuji Okabayashi in 22:27 on 7/5 to become the new 2AW Openweight Champion. The show airs 7/12 on SamuraiTV. Two titles matches were announced for 8/2 at Korakuen Hall. Shu Asakawa challenges Yoshida for the Openweight title and Kengo Mashimo & Tatsuya Hanami challenge Takizawa & Honda for the tag titles.Continue reading “News Round-Up (July 5 – July 10)”