[8/1] ZERO1 – The “Syachihoko Oohanabi” took place at the Nagoya Congress Center. Atsushi Onita teamed with WRESTLE-1’s KAI to take on Masashi Aoyagi & Shiro Koshinaka in the main event. The 8th day of the Fire Festival also too place.
[8/2] NOAH – The final of the Jr. Tag League took place at Differ Ariake. Kenou & Hajime Ohara won the final by after the defeated Daisuke Harada & Quiet Storm. Takashi Sugiura & Masato Tanaka defended the GHC Tag belts against Muhammed Yone & Daisuke Ikeda. Then Takeshi Morishima made his return to the ring and took out the reigning GHC Heavyweight Champion Marufuji in his return match. He then challened Maru for the belt.
[8/3] ZERO1 – The final of the “Fire Festival 2014” took place at the Korakuen Hall. Ryoji Sai won the tournament by beating WRESTLE-1’s KAI in the main event. Hideki Suzuki also bcame the 21st NWA UN Heavyweight Champion after he defeated Tama Williams for the belt.
[8/5] WRESTLE-1 -TAJIRI announced that he would be heading back to the USA to compete in TNA this month.
[8/5] DRAGON GATE – Naruki Doi, teaming with Cyber Kong, Kzy, and Mondai Ryu, defeated BxB Hulk in a 1 vs. 4 match to become the provisional Dream Gate champion.
[8/6] AJPW – Akebono announced that he had been appointed to the board of directors as of July 1st.
[8/8] WRESTLE-1 – Manabu Soya announced that he has finally joined W-1, Keiji Mutoh also announced that a tournament will be taking place to crown the first ever WRESTLE-1 Champion.
[8/10] NJPW – The final day of the “G1 CLIMAX 24” took place at the Seibu Dome. The final would see Kazuchika Okada defeat Shinsuke Nakamura to win the league, and make it his second G1 victory, his first being the G1 22. Jeff Jarrett also appeared to announce a business alliance between GFW and NJPW, he also aligned himself with BULLET CLUB. KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley also defended the IWGP Jr. Tag belts against Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish. Taichi also made his return following his temporary banishment.
[8/12] SEM/NOAH – Yankee Nichokenju made theirs debuts in a NOAH ring as they teamed with Daisuke Sekimoto to take on the trio of Muhammed Yone, Katsuhiko Nakajima & Atsushi Kotoge.
[8/13] BJW – A first of 3 day shows at the Korakuen Hall. Masato Inaba won a Deathmatch Battle Royal. NOAH’s Takashi Sugiura made his in-ring debut in BJW taking on Kazuki Hashimoto.
[8/14] BJW – The main event saw Daisuke Sekimoto teaming with Kazuki Hashimoto to take on the NOAH team of Takashi Sugiura & Genba Hirayanagi.
[8/15] BJW – Abdullah Kobayashi made his return to the ring to take part in a singles against Ito, for Ito’s 15th anniversary match.
[8/16] AJPW – Akebono and Go Shiozaki both made their in-ring returns at the Korakuen Hall. Kento Miayahara & Kotaro Suzuki became the 95th Asia Tag Champs after beating Keisuke Ishii & Shigehiro Irie. “brother” YASSHI also made his return to All Japan for the first time in 5 and a half years.
[8/17] DDT – Held their big show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan. HARASHIMA defended the KO-D Openweight belt in a 3WAY match against Kenny Omega and Isami Kodaka. Hiroshi Tanahashi faced off against DDT’s “19 year old super-rookie” Konosuke Takeshita. Kota Ibushi took on Shuji Kondo in his return from a minoru injury back in early July. Keisuke Ishii, Shigehiro Irie & Takao soma became the 13th KO-D 6 Person Tag Champions after they defeated KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masa Takanashi. LiLiCo became the 1,009th Iron Man Heavy Metal Champion.
[8/17] NOAH – Daisuke Harada defended the GHC Jr. belt in the first ever 3WAY Championship match against Hajime Ohara and Zack Sabre Jr.
[8/17] DRAGON GATE – BxB Hulk finally got his revenge against Naruki Doi and reclaimed the Dream Gate belt from the interum champion. T-Hawk & Eita defended the Twin Gate belts against Mochizuki & Dragon Kid. Flamita made his 4th defense of the Brave Gate belt against Naoki Tanizaki.
[8/19] WRESTLE-1 – Seiki Yoshioka lost the British Light-Heavyweight belt back to Dean Allmark in England.
[8/23] IGF – Mirko Cro Cop becamwe the 4th IGF Champion after he defeated Satoshi Ishii via referee stop. Shinichi Suzukawa defeated Ikuhisa Minowa to claim his first ever MMA victory.
[8/24] NOAH – Marufuji defended the GHC Heavyweight belt against Takeshi Morishima. Akitoshi Saito announced that he would be aligning himself with NO MERCY.
[8/26] NOAH – Marufuji announced the opening of his own resturant called Shiranui Curry (不知火カレー).
[8/28] AJPW – Jun Akiyama held a press conference with DDT’s Sanshiro Takagi to announced that Hiroshi Fukuda would be take part in a half a year talent rent from DDT to All Japan. (Side note: Fukuda would get injured and would delay his competing in All Japan until 2015, if it is even still planned.)
[8/30] AJPW – Joe Doering defended the Triple Crown belt against Akebono at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium. Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori defended the World Tag belts against Go Shiozaki & Kento Miyahara. Atsushi Aoki defended the World Jr. belt against Kotaro Suzuki. Shigehiro Irie, Keisuke Ishii & Soma Takao defended the DDT KO-D 6 Person Tag belts against Dark Kingdom’s KENSO, Kengo Mashimo, and Mitsuya Nagai. Mashimo turned on KENSO during the match. SUSHI defeated Yohei Nakajima to earn a spot in the upcoming Royal Road Tournament.
[8/31] BJW – Yuko Miyamoto defended the Deathmatch Heavyweight belt against Masashi Takeda at the Nagoya Congress Center. Daisuke Sekimoto claimed a singles victory over NOAH’s Takashi Sugiura after a nearly 19 minute match for Sekimoto’s 15th anniversary match. Ryuji Ito, who also celebrated his 15th anniversary, took part in a 6 man tag match as he teamed with Tsutomu Osugi & Hercule Senga to take on the team of The Great Sasuke, Shu & Kei Brahman.
[8/31] DDT – Kota Ibushi held his 10th anniversary show at the Shinjuku FACE. Keisuke Ishii also defeated Tetsuya Endo to become the next contender for the KO-D Openweight belt. Title match was signed for September 13th.