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 (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)”