[5/2] FREEDOMS – GENTARO makes his return to the ring after being sidelined for a year and 8 months due to a cerebral infarction.
[5/3] NJPW – AJ Styles defeated Kazuchika Okada to become the 60th IWGP Heavyweight Champion. Yujiro Takahashi also defected from CHAOAS as he aligned himself with BULLET CLUB. Shinsuke Nakamura & Kazushi Sakuraba teamed together to take on the Daniel & Rolles Gracie. Nakamura also accepted Daniel’s challenge for a chance at the IWGP IC belt. Ishii made his 3rd sucessful defense of the NEVER belt against Tomoaki Honma. Kota Ibushi defended the IWGP Jr. belt against Ryusuke Taguchi and Satoshi Kojima defended the NWA Heavyweight belt against Wes Brisco. Young Bucks with the 4th defense of the IWGP Jr. Tag belts over the Forever Hooligans.
[5/3] NOAH – KENTA competed for the first time ever in NOAH as a freelance wrestler. He also announced that he would be teaming with Marufuji for his final match later this month. Muhammed Yone would become the #1 contender for the GHC Heavyweight belt after beating Nakajima. Yoshinari Ogawa & Zack Sabre Jr. made a successful defense of the GHC Jr. Tag belts over K-DOJO’s Shiori Asahi & Hiro Tonai.
[5/4] WRESTLE-1 – The main event saw KAI over Manabu Soya at the Tokyo Dome City Hall. Great Muta & TAJIRI teamed together to take on the TNA team of Abyss & Kazarian. Yuji Hino & HIROKI defended the STRONGEST-K TAG belts against Nakanoue & Seiki.
[5/4] DDT – KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masa Takanashi defeated Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega & Daisuke Sasaki to become the 10th KO-D 6 Person Tag Champions.
[5/5] ZERO1 – Shonan Oohanabi was held in Chigasaki City. Atsushi Onita, Ichiro Yaguchi & Hideki Hosaka took on the team of Yoshihiro Takayama, Yoshiaki Fujiwara & NOSAWA Rongai.
[5/5] DRAGON GATE – YAMATO defeated Ricochet to become the 19th Dream Gate Champion. T-Hawk, Eita & U-T defended the Triangle Gate belts against Dragon Kid, K-ness., and Super Shisa. Shingo & Tozawa made their 4th defense of the Twin Gate belts against Mochizuki & Don Fujii. Flamita made his innagural defense of the Brave Gate against Jimmy Susumu.
[5/5] BJW – Isami Kodaka made his successful 4th defense of the Deathmatch belt against his partner Yuko Miyamoto. Shinya Ishikawa made his 2nd defense of the World Strong belt after beating his mentor Daisuke Sekimoto. Manabu Soya & Ryuichi Kawakami formed the “Wild Network” as they took on the Kohei Sato & Shuji Ishikawa.
[5/5] Michinoku – Shu Brahman defended the Tohoku Junior belt against Manjimaru. Tiger Ali with the win over Ken45° to reclaim his 4FW home’s belt. Rui Hyugaji made his return to the ring and with it a new face persona apposed to the “Bad Boy” before he was injured.
[5/6] ZERO1 – Kohei Sato with a successful defense of the World Heavyweight belt over Hideki Suzuki. Masato Tanaka & Takashi Sugiura defeated Otani & KAMIKAZE to become the 30th NWA Intercontinental Tag Champions. Jason Lee almost defended the Junior 2 Crown belts against “brother” YASSHI.
[5/6] K-DOJO – Saburo Inematsu defended the STRONGEST-K belt against Tank Nagai.
[5/9] DRAGON GATE – Kicked off the “KING OF GATE 2014” at the Korakuen Hall.
[5/9] DDT – Masa Takanashi defeated Danshoku Dino to become the 27th DDT EXTREME Champion. Minoru Suzuki also competed in Michael Nakazawa in singles competition.
[5/10] NJPW – Kicked off their first of two joint shows with ROH in North America. This show was held in Toronto, Canada.
[5/11] Dradition – Tatsumi Fujinami held his 60th birthday anniversary show at the Korakuen Hall. Fujinami would open the show with a 5 min. match against Koji Kanemoto and then competed in the main event along with Fujiwara as they took on Akitoshi Saito & Takashi Sugiura. LEONA also faced Naomichi Marufuji in a singles match.
[5/11] DDT – Kota Ibushi & Kenny Omega defended the KO-D Tag belts against KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi at the Sapporo Teisen Hall.
[5/16] AJPW – Suwama & Joe Doering defended the World Tag belts agianst Zues & The Bodyguard for their 3rd defense. Shigehiro Irie & Keisuke Ishii also defended the Asia Tag belts against Kento Miyahara & Kotaro Suzuki. Takao Omori would also get a win back over Yutaka Yoshie as he heads into his Triple Crown oppurtunity in June.
[5/17] NJPW – The second ROH joint shows was held this time in New York, USA. AJ Styles would defend the IWGP Heavyweight belt in a 3WAY against Okada and Michael Elgin. Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows defended the IWGP Tag belts against the Briscoes.
[5/17] AJPW – Jun Akiyama would trade a loss and win against Masao Inoue with the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal belt. He would leave the 1,003rd Champion. Kotaro Suzuki would also be crowned the 4th generation GAORA TV Champion after he defeated SUSHI.
[5/17] NOAH – KENTA held his send-off match at the Korakuen Hall. KENTA teamed with his career rival Naomichi Marufuji as they took on Takashi Sugiura & Katsuhiko Nakajima. Yuji Nagata also made his 4th successful defense of the GHC Heavyweight belt after he beat Muhammed Yone.
[5/17] K-DOJO – Yuji Hino & HIROKI made their 3rd defense of the STRONGEST-K TAG belts when they defeated Daigoro Kashiwa & TEPPEI (Atsushi Maruyama).
[5/18] UNION – Hikaru Sato defeated Isami Kodaka to become the 3rd generation Union MAX Champion.
[5/18] IWA Japan – Held their 20th anniversary show at the Shinjuku FACE.
[5/21] BJW – Kicked off their “Ikkitosen ~ strong climb” singles tournament at the Shinjuku FACE.
[5/22] WRESTLE-1 – KAI finally got his revenge of Yuji Hino at the Korakuen Hall.
[5/25] AJPW – Akiyama would once more lose the Ironman Heavymetal Championship to Masao Inoue, but would win it back to leave as the 1,005th champion.
[5/25] DDT – HARASHIMA would reclaim the KO-D Championship after defeating KUDO. Keisuke Ishii & Shigehiro Irie would make another defense of the Asia Tag belts against Yasu Urano & Akito. Makoto Oishi would becomes the 28th DDT EXTREME Champion after he defeated Masa Takanashi.
[5/25] BJW – Ryuji Ito defeated Isami Kodaka to become the 29th Deathmatch Heavyweight Champion at the Nagoya Club Diamond Hall.
[5/25] NJPW – AJ Styles made his 2nd defense of the IWGP Heavyweight belt against Kazuchika Okada. Shinsuke Nakamura with a successful defense against Daniel Gracie. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Togi Makabe became the next contenders for the IWGP Tag belts. Ishii with his 4th defense of the NEVER belt against Kota Ibushi. Yujiro Takahashi attacked Ishii after the match, setting up the next challenge. Takashi Iizuka betrayed Toru Yano and joined Minoru Suzuki’s Suzuki-gun faction. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima defended the NWA Tag belts in a 3WAY match.
[5/29] AJPW – Atsushi Aoki defeated Ultimo Dragon to become the 37th World Junior Champion. Suwama & Joe Doering defended the World Tag belts against KENSO & Kengo Mashimo.
[5/30] NJPW – The “BOSJ XXI” kicked off at the Korakuen Hall. Main event saw Kenny Omega vs. Ryusuke Taguchi. Taichi also began dealing an affiar that was becoming too much of a public matter. Chairman Naoki Sugabayashi said he would be investigating any claimed allogations with a lawyer present.
[5/30] AJPW – Masanobu Fuchi announced that Akebono would be forced to vacant the Triple Crown belt due to his ongoing illness. Takao Omori would still be receiving his right to challenge for the belt.
[5/31] NOAH – Takashi Sugiura & Masato Tanaka would be crowned the 31st GHC Tag Champions after Takeshi Morishima & Maybach Taniguchi in the main event at the Differ Ariake. Dangan Yankees would now hold the tag belts in ZERO1 and NOAH. Daisuke Harada made his 2nd defense of the GHC Junior belt after he defeated Quiet Storm.
[5/31] DRAGON GATE – Jimmy Susumu would win the “KING OF GATE 2014” after beating T-Hawk in the final match.
[5/31] BJW – Shuji Ishikawa & Kohei Sato defeated Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto to become the 39th BJW Tag Champions. Masashi Takeda announced that he would be returning soon from injury.