~ All 14 teams were announced for the “2018 Saikyo Tag League” that will be running from August through October. Among the major additions is Yoshihisa Uto jumping straight into the death match division.
★ Yuko Miyamoto (666) & Isami Kodaka (BASARA) “Yankee Nichokenju”
★ Masashi Takeda (FREE) & Takumi Tsukamoto (BASARA) “CRAZY LOVERS”
★ Minoru Fujita (FREE) & Kankuro Hoshino “Dorodoro Brothers”
★ Takayuki Ueki & Toshiyuki Sakuda “3rd gen. Chimidoro Brothers”
★ Ryuji Ito & Ryuichi Sekine “Double Dragon”
★ Masaya Takahashi & Kyu Mogami (K-DOJO)
★ Abdullah Kobayashi & Yoshihisa Uto
★ Hideki Suzuki (FREE) & Daisuke Sekimoto
★ Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani “Okami”
★ Ryota Hama & Yasufumi Nakanoue
★ Ryuichi Kawakami & Kazumi Kikuta
★ Tatsuhito Yoshino & Kota Sekifuda “Party Boys”
★ Kazuki Hashimoto & Yuya Aoki
★ Takuya Nomura & Fuminori Abe (BASARA) “Astronauts”
~ It was announced that Hideki Suzuki will defend the BJW World Strong belt against Hideyoshi Kamitani on August 19th, as the full card was updated for the show.
BJW “Death Mania VI 2018”, 8/19/2018 [Sun] 17:00 @ Nagoya International Conference Center, Event Hall in Aichi
(1) Yuhihiro Mori & Akira Hyodo vs. Takuho Kato & Yuki Ishikawa
(2) Masaya Takahashi, Takayuki Ueki & Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Ryuichi Kawakami, Kengo Takai & Kazumi Kikuta
(3) Kazuki Hashimoto & Yuya Aoki vs. Tatsuhiko Yoshino & Kota Sekifuda
(4) Daisuke Sekimoto, Daichi Hashimoto & Takuya Nomura vs. Ryota Hama, Yasufumi Nakanoue & Yoshihisa Uto
(5) Death Match: Abdullah Kobayashi, Ryuji Ito & Kankuro Hoshino vs. Isami Kodaka, Takumi Tsukamoto & Jaki Numazawa
(6) Special Tag Match: Great Kojika & Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Masashi Aoyagi
(7) BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship Match: [12th Champion] Hideki Suzuki (FREE) vs. [Challenger] Hideyoshi Kamitani
~ 4th title defense.
(8) BJW Death Match Heavyweight Championship Match: [36th Champion] Masashi Takeda vs. [Challenger] Yuko Miyamoto
~ 8th title defense.
~ Then the event cards from July 28th & 29th were updated as Kota Umeda will miss those shows due to his on-going injury.
DDT “Road to Ryogoku 2018 ~ Dramatic Dream Tomonoura”, 7/28/2018 [Sat] 18:00 @ Fukuyama Big Rose in Hiroshima
() Naomi Yoshimura vs. Antonio Honda vs. “Neon Ninja” Facade
() Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi vs. Shunma Katsumata & Kouki Iwasaki
() KUDO, Masahiro Takanashi & Lowther vs. Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata
() Danshoku Dieno, Makoto Oishi & Yuki Ueno vs. Tetsuya Endo, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
() Shigehiro Irie, Jason “The Gift” Kincaid & Mizuki Watase vs. HARASHIMA, Mike Bailey & MAO
() Keisuke Ishii vs. Yuki Iino
() ALL OUT vs DAMNATION: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito vs. Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao
DDT “Shigehiro Irie Debut 10th Anniversary Show”, 7/29/2018 [Sun] 13:00 @ Osaka City Taisho Kumin Hall
() Dark Match: Mad Paulie & Alex Ace vs. Kouki Iwasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani
() Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata vs. Antonio Honda, Akito & Makoto Oishi
() 3WAY Match: Danshoku Dieno vs. Kazusada Higuchi vs. Naomi Yoshimura
() KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi vs. HARASHIMA, Gurukun Mask & Rekka
() 4WAY Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo vs. Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Shunma Katsumata & Yuki Ueno vs. Jason “The Gift” Kincaid & “Neon Ninja” Facade
() Mizuki Watase vs. Kengo Takai (Team Dera)
() Konosuke Takeshita & HUB (FREE) vs. Daisuke Harada (NOAH) & Kazuaki Mihara (Doutonbori)
() Shigehiro Irie Debut 10th Anniversary Match: Shigehiro Irie vs. Keisuke Ishii vs. Soma Takao
~ All 32 wrestlers were announced for the “KING OF DDT 2018”. Akito, Alex Ace, Antonio Honda, Yuki Iino, Keisuke Ishii, Gota Ihashi, Kouki Iwasaki, Yuki Ueno, Tetsuya Endo, Toru Owashi, Shunma Katsumata, KUDO, Gorgeous Matsuno, Yukio Sakaguchi, Daisuke Sasaki, Jason “The Gift” Kincaid, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Daiki Shimomura, Soma Takao, Sanshiro Takagi, Masahiro Takanashi, Konosuke Takeshita, Tanomusaku Toba, MAO, Hoshitango, Mike Bailey, Mad Paulie, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, HARASHIMA, Kazusada Higuchi, Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase.
~ The tournament will begin on July 31st with the final match on August 26th.
KING OF DDT 2018 1st ROUND, 7/31/2018 [Tue] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
(1) KUDO vs. Akito
(2) Mike Bailey vs. Nobuhiro Shimatani
(3) Gota Ihashi vs. Keisuke Ishii
(4) Shunma Katsumata vs. Alex Ace
(5) Hoshitanto vs. Yukio Sakaguchi
(6) Yuki Iino vs. Soma Takao
(7) Toru Owashi vs. Mizuki Watase
(8) Mad Paulie vs. HARASHIMA
(9) Sanshiro Takagi vs. MAO
(10) Daiki Shimomura vs. Masahiro Takanashi
(11) Tetsuya Endo vs. Gorgeous Matsuno
(12) Tomomitsu Matsunaga vs. Kazusada Higuchi
(13) Kouki Iwasaki vs. Antonio Honda
(14) Daisuke Sasaki vs. Jason “The Gift” Kincaid
(15) Yuki Ueno vs. Tanomusaku Toba
(16) Naomi Yoshimura vs. Konosuke Takeshita
KING OF DDT 2018 2nd ROUND, 8/4/2018 [Sat] 18:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #1) vs. (Winner #2)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #3) vs. (Winner #4)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #5) vs. (Winner #6)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #7) vs. (Winner #8)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #9) vs. (Winner #10)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #11) vs. (Winner #12)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #13) vs. (Winner #14)
() 2nd Round Match: (Winner of #15) vs. (Winner #16)
KING OF DDT 2018 3rd ROUND, 8/25/2018 [Sat] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ Matches to be announced…
KING OF DDT 2018 FINAL ROUND, 8/26/2018 [Mon] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
() Semi-final Match:
() Semi-final Match:
() KING OF DDT FINAL Match:
LAND’S END NEWS
~ It was announced that Rikiya Fudo will be leaving the promotion at the end of the month of July. Fudo has been active in the group for the last 2 years, but will now be going forward as a freelance wrestler.
~ The event cards were updated for the July 28th show at the Korakuen Hall and the Yokohama show on July 31st.
Pro-Wrestling NOAH “12th annual Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League War”, 7/28/2018 [Sat] 18:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Junta Miyawaki vs. Seiya Morohashi
(2) Maybach Taniguchi, Mitsuya Nagai, KAZMA SAKAMOTO & Cody Hall vs. Masao Inoue, Chang Jian Feng, Lin Dong Xuan & Yilin Sun
(3) Junior Tag League Match: Daisuke Harada & Tadasuke vs. Ricky Marvin & El Hijo del Pantera
(4) Junior Tag League Match: HAYATA & YO-HEY vs. Hajime Ohara & Hitoshi Kumano
(5) Takashi Sugiura, Muhammad Yone, Quiet Storm & Masato Tanaka vs. Go Shiozaki, Atsushi Kotoge, Kenoh & Kaito Kiyomiya
(6) Junior Tag League Match: Hi69 & Minoru Tanaka vs. Ikuto Hidaka & Takuya Sugawara
(7) GHC Tag Championship Match: [44th Champions] Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya vs. [Challengers] Naomichi Marufuji & Akitoshi Saito
~ 1st title defense.
Pro-Wrestling NOAH “12th annual Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League War”, 7/31/2018 [Tue] 18:30 @ Yokohama Radiant Hall in Kanagawa
() Yoshinari Ogawa & Masao Inoue vs. Seiya Morohashi & Junta Miyawaki
() Atsushi Kotoge vs. Shiro Koshinka vs. Lin Dong Xuan
() Maybach Taniguchi & Cody Hall vs. Chang Jian Feng & Yilin Sun
() Junior Tag League Match: HAYATA & YO-HEY vs. Ikuto Hidaka & Takuya Sugawara
() Junior Tag League Match: Daisuke Harada & Tadasuke vs. Hajime Ohara & Hitoshi Kumano
() Junior Tag League Match: Hi69 & Minoru Tanaka vs. Ricky Marvin & El Hijo del Pantera
() Takashi Sugiura, Naomichi Marufuji, Akitoshi Saito, Muhammad Yone & Quiet Storm vs. Go Shiozaki, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Masa Kitamiya, Kenoh & Kaito Kiyomiya
TOYKO GURENTAI NEWS
~ Another match was added to the September show, as Osamu Nishimura will be teaming with veteran MMA fighter Hidetaka Monma to take on the unruly Brahman Brothers.
~ AKIRA, Jun Kasai & Ryuichi Sekine were also announced to compete on the show.
TOYKO GURENTAI “TOKYO CARNIVAL 2018”, 9/26/2018 [Wed] @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
(-) Special Tag Match: Osamu Nishimura & Hidetaka Monma vs. Brahman Shu & Brahman Kei
(-) Kotaro Suzuki vs. Raijin Thunder Akira
(-) Tokyo Intercontinental Tag Championship Match: [8th Champions] Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka vs. [Challengers] Masaaki Mochizuki & Rocky Kawamura
~ 1st title defense.
(-) TOP OF THE DX ~ TOKYO DX vs KAIENTAI DX: X-PAC, NOSAWA Rongai, MAZADA & FUJITA vs. Dick Togo, Shiryu, TAKA Michinoku & MEN’S Teioh
~ It was announced that rookie Towa Iwasaki suffered an left MCL injury and will be out of competition for the time being. He was forced to miss today’s show in Niigata, 7/25, after suffering the injury on 7/22 in Osaka.
The next show is scheduled to take place on July 27th with the finals of the on-going “Fire Festival” on the 29th.
ZERO1, 7/27/2018 [Fri] @ Shiba Akatsuchi Koen
() Fire Festival A BLOCK Match: Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio vs. Chris Vice
() Fire Festival A BLOCK Match: Yuko Miyamoto vs. Shogun Okamoto
() Fire Festival B BLOCK Match: Hartley Jackson vs. Hiroshi Yamato
ZERO1, 7/29/2018 [Sun] @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
() Fire Festival Final Match: A BLOCK #1 vs. B BLOCK #2
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