~ It was announced that Shigehiro Irie will be defending the KO-D Openweight belt in the USA on August 1st for Rockstar Pro Wrestling “AMPED”.
~ Updated event cards for the Shinkiba 1stRING shows on August 3rd & 7th.
DDT “Tatakau Beer Garden 2018 ~ ALL OUT DAY”, 8/3/2018 [Fri] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
() Dark Match ~ Trans Am Yoga Kyoshitsu:
() Matsunaga style Drunk Match: Tomomitsu Matsunaga, KUDO, Keisuke Ishii, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yuki Ueno & Yuki Iino
() Triple Main Event: Shunma Katsumta vs. Violento Jack
() Triple Main Event: Akito vs. Isami Kodaka (BASARA)
() Triple Main Event: Konosuke Takeshita vs. Kuishinbo Kamen
DDT LIVE! MajiManji #13, 8/7/2018 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
(-) KO-D 6 Man Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Shunma Katsumata vs. [Challengers] Kendo Kashin, NOSAWA Rongai & Keisuke Okuda
~ The full event card was announced for the final DNA game for the current generation of talent. After this show the events will go on hiatus as the talent is thus open to being dispersed between the DDT brands (DDT, BASARA & Ganbare).
DNA 57, 8/10/2018 [Fri] 19:00 @ Kitzawa Town Hall in Tokyo
() Fighting Gran Millimeters!: Daiki Shimomura & Nobuhiro Shimatani
() Yuki Iino vs. Tomoya Hirata (FREEDOMS)
() Yuki Ueno & Koju Takeda (666) vs. Konosuke Takeshita (DDT) & Yuko Miyamoto (666)
() MAO, Mike Bailey & Rising HAYATO (EPW) vs. Kouki Iwasaki, Mizuki Watase & Rekka
() Naomi Kingdom Showdown!: Naomi Yoshimura & Kengo (FREE) vs. Keisuke Okuda & Akira Joe (both FREE)
() DNA – End of a Chapter 11/24/2014 to 8/10/2018: Kota Umeda & Ryota Nakatsu (BASARA) vs. Shunma Katsumata & Kazusada Higuchi (both DDT)
~ Due to a looming typhoon in the Osaka region, a smaller local show on the 28th was cancelled and the Tsurumi Park in Osaka on the 29th could also see a change of venue.
Jun Kasai Produce ~ Osaka Death Match Carnival 2018, 7/29/2018 [Sun] 12:30 @ Tsurumi Greenland Flower Expo Memorial Park, Museum Exhibition Hall in Osaka
() Drake Morimatsu & Idea vs. Dyna Mido & Dragon Libre
() Brahman Shu & Brahman Kei vs. Yasu & Hide Kubota
() Masashi Takeda (FREE) & Minoru Fujita vs. Mammoth Sasaki & GENTARO
() Yuya Susumu & Heisenberg (New Taiwan) vs. “brother” YASSH & Tiida Heat (Ryuku Dragon)
() Hardcore Tag Match: Takashi Sasaki & Tomoya Hirata vs. Gunso & Naoki Tanizaki (both DOVE)
() Ultimate No Holds Barred Death Match: Jun Kasai, Kenji Fukimoto, Kamui & Toru Sugiura vs. Daisuke Masaoka, Violento Jack, Miedo Extremo & Ciclope
~ The full card was announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on August 11th. The show will feature the younger talent of FREEDOMS competing throughout with the main event of the show seeing Dragon Libre and Tomoya Hirata taking on the NOAH team of Kaito Kiyomiya and Junta Miyawaki.
FREEDOMS “Young Damz Pro-Wrestling”, 8/11/2018 [Sat] 13:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
() Miedo Extremo vs. Trainee M
() Violento Jack & Ciclope vs. Heisenberg & Trainee K
() Yuya Susumu vs. Shunsuke Sayame (ASUKA PRO)
() Toru Sugiura vs. Takahiro Kotori (Eagle Pro)
() Dragon Libre & Tomoya Hirata vs. Kaito Kiyomiya & Junta Miyawaki (both NOAH)
~ The full event card was announced for Jun Kasai’s produce show on August 19 in Hiroshima and a special death match will be held on August 28th between Fukimoto and Jack.
Jun Kasai Produce Hiroshima Death Match Carnival 2018, 8/19/2018 [Sun] 17:30 @ Hiroshima Sangyo Kaikan Nishidate Taikai
() Dragon Libre & Heisenberg vs. Rey Paloma & Tsuchiya Crazy
() Yuya Susumu vs. Toru Sugiura vs. Rising HAYATO
() Mammoth Sasaki, KAZMA SAKAMOTO & Chikara vs. Kenji Fukimoto, Gunso & ‘brother’ YASSHI
() Death Match: GENTARO, Kamui & Takeshi Okada vs. Devil Magician, Hideki Hosaka & Kenshin Chikano
() Death Match: Violento Jack & Daisuke Masaoka vs. Takashi Sasaki & Tomoya Hirata
() GCW Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Meido Extremo & Ciclope vs. [Challengers] Jun Kasai & Minoru Fujita
Jun Kasai Produce Tokyo Death Match Carnival 2018, 8/28/2018 [Tue] 18:45 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(-) Death Match ~ Package contra Package: Kenji Fukimoto vs. Violento Jack
~ The loser is prohibited from using the Package Piledriver for the rest of their career.
~ It was announced that Shiryu (Kaz Hayashi) will miss the the August 21st show due to injury. Though do to this The Great Sasuke will be competing in his place.
PRO-WRESTLING MASTERS, 8/21/2018 [Tue] 19:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ Newly announced…
(-) Lucha Master Assemble! Special 6 Man Tag Match: Kendo, The Great Sasuke & SATO vs. NOSAWA Rongai, MAZADA & FUJITA (all Tokyo Gurentai)
~ Previously announced…
() Samoan no Kaicho Shurai! Special 6 Man Tag Match: Tatsumi Fujinami, Jushin Thunder Liger & Takuma Sano vs. Hisakatsu Oya, Black Tiger V & Wild Samoan
(-) Idainaru Tatsujin vs Yomigaetta Kaizoku Gaspars Special Tag Match: Great Kojika & Kim Duk vs. Curry Gaspar & Cory Gaspar
(-) MASTERS Special Single Match: Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Ishinriki
(-) Special 8 Man Tag Match: Hiroshi Hase (FREE), Jinsei Shinzaki (Michinoku), Taiyo Kea (FREE) & Shinjiro Otani (ZERO1) w/ Keiji Mutoh vs. Shiro Koshinaka (FREE), AKIRA (Makai), Masashi Aoyagi (FREE) & Akitoshi Saito (NOAH) w/ The Great Kabuki
~ The latest W-1 TV is up, as it features highlights from the July 22nd show in Gotenba, Shizuoka.
~ More matches were announced for the August 11th show at the Korakuen Hall including the W-1 vs STRONG HEARTS match.
WRESTLE-1 TOUR 2018 FLASHING SUMMER, 8/11/2018 [Sat] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ Newly announced…
() Hajime vs. Masayuki Mitomi
() Ganseki Tanaka vs. Kenichiro Arai
() Alejandro & El Hijo del Pantera vs. NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA
() Manabu Soya, Seiki Yoshioka & Ryuji Hijikata vs. Shotaro Ashino, Yusuke Kodama & Kumaarashi
(-) WRESTLE-1 vs STRONG HEARTS 8 Man Tag Match: Masayuki Kono, Andy Wu, Takanori Ito & Jun Tonsho vs. CIMA, T-Hawk, El Lindaman & Gao Jingjia
~ Previously announced…
(-) Tsugataka Sato vs. (X = Kaz Hayashi’s Chosen Opponent)
(-) WRESTLE-1 Tag Championship Match: [15th Champions] Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio & Masato Tanaka vs. [Challengers] Shuji Kondo & Koji Doi
~ 1st title defense.
~ Then lastly Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio will be facing NOAH’s Naomichi Marufuji in a special singles match on September 29th in Osaka.
WRESTLE-1 “2018 Pro-Wrestling LOVE in OSAKA”, 9/29/2018 [Sat] 18:00 @ EDION Arena Osaka, 2nd Stadium
(-) Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio vs. Naomichi Marufuji (NOAH)
~ The full event card was announced for the final show of this years “Fire Festival” on July 29th at the Korakuen Hall.
ZERO1 “Mid-Summer Fire Festival 2018”, 7/29/2018 [Sun] @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
() TARU vs. Shoki Kitamura
() Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Ikuto Hidaka vs. Isami Kodaka & Yoshikazu Yokoyama
() Fire Festival Special 6 Man Tag Match: Shinjiro Otani, Shogun Okamoto & Tsugataka Sato (W-1) vs. Takuya Sugawara, Super Tiger & Hiroshi Yamato
() Fire Festival Special Single Match: Jiro “Ikemen” Kuroshio vs. SUGI
() Fire Festival Special Tag Match: Masato Tanaka & Chris Vice vs. Yuji Hino & Hartley Jackson
() Fire Festival Final Match: (A BLOCK #1) Yuko Miyamoto vs. (B BLOCK #1) Kohei Sato
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