DDT “DDT UNIVERSE LIVE! APRIL FOOL 2020” Results

April 4, 2020

DDT “DDT UNIVERSE LIVE! APRIL FOOL 2020”, 04/04/2020
Chiba 2AW Square
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1. Jordan Heatley Debut & Goodbye Match: Konosuke Takeshita defeated Jordan Heatley with the Komoritsuri Otoshiiiiii!!!!!!!!!! (11:27).
2. Handicap Match: Kazusada Higuchi defeated Keigo Nakamura & Hideki Okatani when Higuchi submitted Okatani with the Canadian Backbreaker (6:22).
3. Akito, Shunma Katsumata & Yukio Naya defeated Daisuke Sasaki, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie when Akito submitted Paulie with a Figure 4 Leg Lock (8:41).
4. Saki Akai “Okibariyasu” 7 Match Series – 5th Match: Syuri defeated Saki Akai with the Suzaku (8:02).
5. MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Chris Brookes & Danshoku Dieno ended in a No Contest (13:56).
6. DDT Extreme Title – NO MOVE, NO LIFE Rule: Shinya Aoki (c) defeated Makoto Oishi by TKO (12:09).
*V1 for Shinya Aoki.
7. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Tetsuya Endo, T-Hawk & El Lindaman (c) defeated HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura when Lindaman pinned Ueno with the Tiger Suplex (16:02).
*V1 for #DAMNHEARTS.

Every dog has his day. Today’s that day and El Lindaman is that dog. In the closing stretch of the main event, Lindaman was close to losing the match when Yuki Ueno hit the Frog Splash. T-Hawk broke the pin and Lindaman got his second wind by clearing the ring with German Suplexes. Tetsuya Endo dove onto HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura with the Sasuke Special. That gave Lindaman clear to pin Ueno with the Tiger Suplex. Endo isn’t satisfied with #DAMNHEARTS only defending the KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles once. T-Hawk told everyone he and Lindaman will continue to go 100%.

Inspired by the recent Go Shiozaki Vs Kazuyuki Fujita match, the DDT Extreme Title was put on the line in a NO MOVE, NO LIFE match. The match would go as normal for 60 seconds then Shinya Aoki and Makoto Oishi would have to hold still for a minute. When the minute was up they could wrestle again for another 60 seconds before having to freeze again. This would continue until somebody could not stay still three times. Oishi got Aoki to move twice at time when they were stuck grappling each other. Oishi sneakily licked Aoki’s nipple and poked him in the rear to make him jump. Knowing he was ahead, Oishi purposely moved twice to attack a defenceless Aoki. He did this thinking it did enough damage to pin Aoki. But the plan cost him big time when Aoki caught him in a Cradle in the moment they had to freeze. The pin was counted and Oishi kicked out at two. But it was the third time he moved so he still lose the match by TKO.

Aoki made a surprising choice for his next challenger. It’s Keigo Nakamura! He told Nakamura to take this opportunity seriously. Nakamura accepted the challenge and Aoki yelled at him for not stretching the moment out like a pro wrestler should.

Even without an audience Danshoku Dieno finds a way to get his match cancelled. He tried to get his hands on Mike Bailey at every opportunity, making Bailey mad enough to throw a chair at him. Chris Brookes joined in the fun for extra insult but that just made Bailey even madder. The two teams fought their way out to the parking lot where Dieno & Brookes threw The Moonlight Express into a van and drove off. Yukinori Matsui was left on his own inside the ring and he bowed to the cameras in apology. The match was a no contest.

The Saki Akai Vs Syuri match was taped in Tokyo Ochanomizu Dojo. Hey if taping matches from the same show in different locations is good enough for WWE then it’s good enough for DDT. Syuri escaped from the Quetzalcoatl and made Akai submit to the Suzaku Armbar. She is apologetic for confusing Akai’s Kyoto accent with an Osaka one. Akai’s penultimate match for the “Okibariyasu” series is against Saori Anou on on 3rd May.

Springtime in DDT means Mad Paulie is back in heat! He appeared with a red pattern in his face and he was difficult to control during his match. He attacked his DAMNATION teammates as well as his opponents. Akito weathered the assault and directed Paulie to attack Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao. Paulie then attacked Akito with Mounted Punches but that left him open for Yukio Naya to hit him with a Running Knee. Akito applied a Figure 4 Leg Lock from that position which was enough to make Paulie give up.

Kazusada Higuchi was the only Eruption member in Chiba today. He was put in a handicap match against the two rookies Nakamura & Hideki Okatani. Higuchi’s power nulled the 2 on 1 handicap and he made Okatani submit to the Canadian Backbreaker. For Higuchi this match was made to show off his power to Endo.

Jordan Heatley said his favorite wrestler was El Generico so it is only fitting for Konosuke Takeshita to beat him with a move similar to the Brainbustaaaaahhhhh!!!!! Takeshita beat Heatley with an Avalanche Air Raid Crash onto the top turnbuckle, which I’m translating as Komoritsuri Otoshiiiiii!!!!!!!!!! for the time being.

Heatley got to give a speech later on to keep the show going after Dieno’s van incident. He said it was sad to wrestle in front of no fans but he still had fun. He hopes to return to Japan some day so he can wrestle in front of the Japanese fans. A group photo was then put together for him. When Heatley goes home he promises to spread the DDT style across the world.

At the end of the show Dieno returned to the ring and gave a speech. He thanked the fans at home for watching at a time when Japan and the rest of the world are in a very difficult situation. He explain the job of a major professional wrestler is to get up ever day no matter how driven or beaten they are. He promises that he and the rest of DDT will never give up. He will always fight even if his wrestling style in vulgar.

There was a part in the show where Takeshita also gave a speech to the audience about how hard the entire DDT Group was working to put these shows together.

Yukio Sakaguchi sent in a video message to promote his match with Masato Tanaka for the KO-D Openweight Title. Sakaguchi wanted it to be at Korakuen Hall but it will have to be at Shinjuku FACE instead. He told the DDT fans to take care of each other and he will see them again soon.


New No People Shows In April

March 31, 2020

DDT “DDT UNIVERSE LIVE! APRIL FOOL 2020”, 04/04/2020
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Jordan Heatley Debut Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Jordan Heatley
2. Saki Akai “Okibariyasu” 7 Match Series – 5th Match: Syuri Vs Saki Akai
3. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Tetsuya Endo, T-Hawk & El Lindaman (c) Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
4. DDT Extreme Title: Shinya Aoki (c) Vs Makoto Oishi

We’re back to empty arena shows for the time being. At least it’s happening in different venues. Chiba 2AW Square is available so Jordan Heatley’s debut match, Saki Akai Vs Syuri, the KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles match and the DDT Extreme Title match that were all meant to happen in the first weekend of April are now taking place there.

DDT “DDT UNIVERSE LIVE! MAX BUMP 2020”, 12/04/2020
Shinjuku FACE

1. Special Single Match: Tetsuya Endo Vs Kazusada Higuchi
2. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura (c) Vs MAO & Mike Bailey
3. KO-D Openweight Title: Masato Tanaka (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi

The 12th April Korakuen Hall show was cancelled so the big matches booked for that show are now happening in Shinjuku FACE on the same day. So the KO-D Openweight Title and KO-D Tag Team Titles are still getting defended. Also Tetsuya Endo Vs Kazusada Higuchi for the Saitama Super Arena Sword. There may be some other Right To Challenge Gauntlet shenanigans going on.

BASARA “BASARA 129 ~BANQUET~”, 21/04/2020
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. IRON FIST Tag Titles: Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga (c) Vs Gouma Ryu & Ryuji Ito
2. Union MAX Title: Fuminori Abe (c) Vs Isami Kodaka

Fuminori Abe gets the toughest test possible for his first Union MAX Title defence. Isami Kodaka pinned him in a tag match on the last show so that makes him the No. 1 Contender.


Early April Shows Postponed And Cancelled

March 27, 2020

In response to the latest move made by the Japanese government in regards to Covid-19, the DDT Group has made the decision to cancel or postpone several of its shows due to take place in April.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2020 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKESHI~”, 02/04/2020
Tokyo Hanayashiki Asakusa Flower Theater

Postponed.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2020 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TOCHIOTOME~”, 04/04/2020
Oyama City Cultural Center Small Hall

Cancelled.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2020 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUKENAPORITAN~”, 05/04/2020
Shizuoka Fuji-san Messe

Cancelled.

DDT “DAMNATION ILLEGAL RALLY RETURNS”, 07/04/2020
Shinjuku FACE

Postponed.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’20 ~HEART & BODY~”, 11/04/2020
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

Cancelled.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “HIEROPHANT GREEN 2020”, 11/04/2020
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

Cancelled.

DDT “MAX BUMP 2020”, 12/04/2020
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Cancelled.

DDT and Tokyo Joshi Pro will be holding No-People shows on DDT UNIVERSE to take the place of the cancelled events. DDT will have two shows with the dates to be announced. Tokyo Joshi will have their shows on 3rd and 11th April.

BASARA “BASARA 126 ~OSAKA CAMP SPRING TAISHO~”, 28/03/2020
Osaka Azalea Taisho Hall

1. Takato Nakano Vs Jun Masaoka
2. 3 Way Match: Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Gouma Ryu Vs Daichi Kazato
3. Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura Vs Fuminori Abe & Tetsuo Usui
4. Takumi Tsukamoto, Yasu Urano & Masato Kamino Vs FUMA, Yusuke Kubo & SAGAT
5. Ryuichi Sekine Vs Minoru Fujita
6. IRON FIST Tag Titles: Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga (c) Vs Ryota Nakatsu & Naoki Tanizaki

Meanwhile the nutjobs in BASARA are thinking they might be small enough to fit under the cracks and run their shows as usual. Tomorrow’s show seems to be going on as scheduled. The most recent update from them today is a safety message for those with tickets.

Speed Of Sounds defend the IRON FIST Tag Titles against Sparky.

DDT “PROTECT THE ELDERLY FROM THE NEW CORONAVIRUS! KYOU CLINIC PRO WRESTLING”, 30/03/2020
Saitama Medical Corporation Anzukai Kyou Clinic

1. Falls Count Anywhere 4 Way Tag Match: Shinya Aoki & Makoto Oishi Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Gorgeous Matsuno & Gabai Ji-chan

How in the fuck did this not get cancelled?!? The change here is going from a 6-Man Tag to a 4 Way Tag with the addition of The Moonlight Express.

BASARA “BASARA 127 ~KAGUNDZUKA NO SAKURA~”, 05/04/2020
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Takato Nakano Vs Yasu Urano
2. Takumi Tsukamoto, Daichi Kazato & Masato Kamino Vs FUMA, Yusuke Kubo & SAGAT
3. Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Shigehiro Irie
4. Isami Kodaka & Ryuichi Sekine Vs Kengo Mashimo & Shiori Asahi
5. Ryota Nakatsu & Daiki Shimomura
6. Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga Vs Fuminori Abe & Tetsuo Usui

Fuminori Abe is the new Union MAX Champion but he only won it because Masahiro Takanashi suffered a freak injury two minutes into their match. Takanashi is giving Abe his support because hey, this is the pro wrestling business. Injuries happen all the time and winning a championship that way doesn’t make it any less legitimate in Takanashi’s eyes. Abe has promised to remain the champion until Takanashi recovers from his fractured fibula.

If this Chiba show goes ahead, Abe could be fighting against the current IRON FIST Tag Champions. That match will also be Tetsuo Usui’s first proper main event (excluding a bonus multi-man tag back in January).


BASARA “BASARA 110 ~INOHANA CASTLE~” Results

October 27, 2019

BASARA “BASARA 110 ~INOHANA CASTLE~”, 27/10/2019
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1. Tatsuya Hanami defeated Takato Nakano with (8:11).
2. FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi defeated Ryota Nakatsu & Akiyori Takizawa when Hiroshi pinned Takizawa with the High Speed Grounded Cobra Twist (11:15).
3. Yusuke Kubo & SAGAT defeated Takumi Tsukamoto & Masato Kamino when SAGAT pinned Kamino with the Gore Grind (15:15).
4. Jun Masaoka defeated Daichi Kazato with the 2trap (11:16).
5. Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura defeated Yuji Hino, Fuminori Abe & Yasu Urano when Sekine submitted Urano with the Let’s Combine (19:18).

Report to come soon?


BASARA’s October Cards, Bakuha Koshien Federation

October 18, 2019

BASARA “BASARA 109 ~BANQUET~”, 23/10/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT – Semi Final: Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi & SAGAT
2. IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT – Semi Final: FUMA & Yusuke Kubo Vs Fuminori Abe & Takato Nakano
3. Takumi Tsukamoto & Akiyori Takizawa Vs Daichi Kazato & Masato Kamino
4. 3 Way Tag Match: Ryota Nakatsu & Naoki Tanizaki Vs Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga Vs Yasu Urano & Gouma Ryu
5. Ryuichi Sekine & Minoru Fujita Vs Masahiro Takanashi & P-Nutz
6. IRON FIST TAG Titles – IRON FIST TAG TOURNAMENT – Final: X & X Vs X & X

I’d go look up who P-Nutz is but I immediately think of the Peanuts song from Shooting Stars and I fall down the hole of watching clips from that show instead of writing this.

Alright, alright, I’ll snap out of it. P-Nutz is a Gatoh Move wrestler from Thailand. Masahiro Takanashi is regularly involved with Gatoh Move away from his DDT appearances. This kind of match up continues to prove that Takanashi’s upcoming Union MAX Title match with Ryuichi Sekine is not about BASARA Vs DDT.

BASARA “BASARA 110 ~INOHANA CASTLE~”, 27/10/2019
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1. Takato Nakano Vs Tatsuya Hanami
2. Daichi Kazato Vs Jun Masaoka
3. FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Ryota Nakatsu & Akiyori Takizawa
4. Takumi Tsukamoto & Masato Kamino Vs Yusuke Kubo & SAGAT
5. Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura Vs Yuji Hino, Fuminori Abe & Yasu Urano

Fuminori Abe & Yasu Urano are bringing in a tank of a Fxxkin’ tank of a man to help them fight Sento Minzoku. Whenever BASARA shows up in Chiba, Yuji Hino is usually close by.

BAKUHA KOSHIEN FEDERATION “BAKUHA KOSHIEN 2019”, 17/11/2019
Kanagawa Tsurumi Fruit & Vegetable Market

1. Bakuha Koshien Tournament Final – Current Blast 6-Man Tag Death Match: Atsushi Onita, Kenichiro Arai & Tournament Finalist A Vs Sanshiro Takago, Shinya Aoki & Tournament Finalist A

What on earth is going on here? Today Atsushi Onita announced that Shinya Aoki will be participating in the “BAKUHA KOSHIEN 2019” main event. Onita wants Aoki to experience what a Current Blast Death Match is like. The news seems to be a surprise for Aoki. He was left confused by the announcement and is already trying to get Hideki Suzuki to take his place. The organisers think Aoki is just joking. The main event will also feature Kenichiro Arai as well as the two finalists of a mini tournament that is currently being planned. The participants for the mini tournament are expected to be announced next week, probably on 24th October since that fits with Onita’s schedule. Only the final will be a Current Blast Death Match.

Then the news gets a bit weirder. Sanshiro Takagi held a press conference to announce the formation of the Bakuha Koshien Federation (Bakuharen for short). That’s not weird. What is weird is Takagi appointed Pro Wrestling NOAH’s former president Masayuki Uchida as the president of Bakuharen! Takagi wants this project to be taken care of properly and he thinks Uchida is the man for the job. Uchida is both nervous and excited to take on the role. He wants Bakuharen to leave a lasting legacy in Japan’s wrestling world. His first task is examining applications with Onita and Takagi from the wrestlers around the world wanting to be on the show.


DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019” Results

September 7, 2019

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square
117 Fans

1. Yukio Sakaguchi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga defeated Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase when Sakaguchi submitted Watase with an Arm Trapped Triangle Choke (11:45).
2. Cody Hall defeated Shunma Katsumata with the Thunder Buster (8:35).
3. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato defeated Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya when Yamato pinned Oishi with a Northern Lights Bomb (11:08).
4. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Poro Poro Master & M Samurai defeated Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan when Samurai submitted Nobryan with a Wrist Lock (1:38).
4a. Rematch: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan defeated Poro Poro Master & S Samurai when Pero Master pinned Samurai with the Ultimate Pero Pero Driver (9:51).
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie defeated HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno when Paulie pinned Ueno with the Paulie Buster (14:35).
6. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito defeated Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King (c) when Akito pinned King with a Cradle (16:01).
*Akito becomes the 1,415th champion.
-. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title: Puma King defeated Akito (c) with a School Boy (7:41 pm).
*Puma King becomes the 1,416th champion.

It looked like ALL OUT was going to finish the show on a happy ending. Akito pinned Puma King in the main event, making him the new Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion. Akito told everyone that ALL OUT was on track to win all of the championships in DDT. All that is left for them to get is the DDT Extreme Title and the KO-D Tag Team Titles. While he was talking to Konosuke Takeshita about putting together a potential DDT Triple Crown match between them, Keigo Nakamura snuck into the ring to try and pin Akito. It failed and Akito gave Nakamura a Michinoku Driver II. Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King then attacked ALL OUT and King pinned Akito with a School Boy to become the champion again. King told everyone that this was the last show of his tour and he is going back to Mexico with the Iron Man Title!

Tetsuya Endo held HARASHIMA in an Achilles Tendon Lock outside the ring while Match #5 reached its conclusion. He held it on for as long as he could after the match ended.

The Marunage match featured a lot of vest tearing, licking and “Yes!” chants. Pero Pero Master came out to a version of “Real American” with different lyrics. Poro Poro Master came out to “Voodoo Child”. M Samurai put Daniel Nobryan in a Wristlock then pulled off his beard for a quick submission victory. Nobryan technically submitted because “Yes!” is all he can say so Yukinori Matsui thought he verbally gave up. A rematch was agreed to but M Samurai didn’t feel like he was up to the task. He stopped wrestling midway through and declared he is now S Samurai! The difference is now used chair attacks and gave Low Blows to his opponents. Nobryan hit Samurai with the Running Knee and Pero Pero Master pinned him with a no handed Pedigree. Pero Pero Master and Poro Poro Master shook hands after the match.

Hiroshi Yamato promoted DDT’s show in Kimitsu City, Chiba on 1st December after he won his match.

Makoto Oishi spoke about his history with Chiba 2AW Square at the start of the show. He said he dyed this venue blue back when he wrestled for K-DOJO and it still looks like home to him.


Higuchi’s Replacements, Campsite Postponed, Matsuno’s Best Body

September 6, 2019

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Yukio Sakaguchi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase
2. Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
4. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
6. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

MAO is out of action with the flu. That was why he missed yesterday’s DDT show in Asakusa. He also had to forfeit his next match in the Tenkaichi Jr. tournament scheduled for tomorrow meaning he is now eliminated from the competition. He isn’t expected to be missing anything else after this.

DDT “MASAHIRO TAKANASHI BOX OFFICE ~FOLLOW ME, THE DREAM IS STILL AHEAD~”, 15/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. DAMNATION Vs Sanshiro Takagi
2. Ryogoku Gauntlet Tag Match: Antonio Honda & Riho Vs Hoshitango & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Emi Sakura & Cherry Vs Yusuke Inokuma & MAO Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Saki Akai & Mei Suruga
3. Kagetora & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno
4. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Danshoku Dieno

Yasu Urano will be on the show.

DDT “DRAMATIC SAINT INN☆ONISAN 2019”, 16/09/2019
Okayama Saint Inn Kurashiki

1. OPG Offer Match: Gota Ihashi, Great Mutiger & Yunosuke Vs Takuya Yamauchi, Tomoya Uehara & Scoville
2. Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Hiroshi Yamato
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yukio Sakaguchi
4. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
5. Mizuki Watase Marunage Match ~ Advent Of God!! Falls Count Anywhere In Kurashiki Hardcore 6-Man Tag Match: Mizuki Watase, MAO & Asuka Vs Sanshiro Takagi, Shunma Katsumata & Hiroshi Yamato
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Akito
7. Kurashiki Specialty Beauty Area Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

Hiroshi Yamato replaces the injured Kazusada Higuchi in the Falls Count Anywhere match.

DDT “DRAMATIC OMUTA SKYSCRAPER 2019”, 17/09/2019
Fukuoka Omuta Culture Hall Small Hall

1. Mizuki Watase Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga
2. Soma Takao Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Gota Ihashi Marunage Match: Gota Ihashi Vs Naomi Yoshimura Vs Yukio Naya
5. Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DDT Has A Variety Of Teams!: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi (w/ Yoshihiko) Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
7. Omuta Specialty! The Moon Came Out The Moon Came Out! Barisugo Special 6-Man Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuto Aijima Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Yukio Sakaguchi

Yukio Naya takes Higuchi’s place in the 3 Way Match. Naya’s original opponent Mizuki Watase will now have a match with Tomomitsu Matsunaga.

DDT “CAMPSITE PRO WRESTLING 2019 ~THE PROMISED NATURE LAND~”, 19/09/2019
Yamanashi Natureland Om

1. Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Antonio Honda Vs Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Yuki Ueno Vs Shuichiro Katsumura, Ken Ohka & Keisuke Ishii Vs Isami Kodaka, FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa

Sunday’s trip to the campsite is now postponed because of a typhoon that is expected to hit the area. For everyone’s safety the match will now take place on the 19th September.

DDT “SHUSSE DAIMYO DRAMATIC KUN 2019”, 21/09/2019
Shizuoka Create Hamamatsu Hall

1. Akito Vs Shunma Katsumata
2. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Yukio Naya
3. Antonio Honda Vs Mizuki Watase
4. Daisuke Kiso Referee Marunage Match ~ Jump Out The Head Of The Future Variety Team Leader: Toru Owashi Vs Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO Vs Yuki Ueno Vs Naomi Yoshimura
5. 3 Way Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Asuka Vs Kazuki Hirata
6. Shizuoka Hero, Makoto Oishi Triumph!: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Makoto Oishi

Back in February, Makoto Oishi was given a main event match and submitted Daisuke Sasaki in a big upset. Can he achieve a similar results in front of his home crowd?

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2019 ~REIWA FIRST BATTLE~”, 22/09/2019
Tokyo Machida Best Western Rembrandt Hotel B1F

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Rika Tatsumi & Mirai Maiumi
2. Asuka & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mizuki Watase & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata & Yukio Naya
4. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Akito
5. Please Spend A Wonderful Time With Delicious Meals And Gorgeous Dance: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
6. Best Western Lariat Series 2019 Special 4 Way Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Jiro Kuroshio & MAO Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno

Akito is moved up to team with Yukio Sakaguchi. Matsunaga takes Akito’s place in the earlier tag match.

DDT “A MAN OVERCAME NUMEROUS HARDSHIPS AND REACHED THE LAND OF FUKUSHIMA! 2019”, 23/09/2019
Fukushima Will Convention Hall A

1. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Yuki Ueno
2. HARASHIMA Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Mizuki Watase & Yukio Naya
4. Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Makoto Oishi & Nobuhiro Shimatani
5. Gorgeous Matsuno Marunage Match ~Osaki, Shiroishi & Fukushima~ Tohoku Three Musketeers 3 Way Match: MAO Vs Tetsuya Endo Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. ALL OUT Vs DAMNATION!: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuki Iino Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie

Gorgeous Matsuno now has even more motivation to outshine his fellow Tohoku wrestlers.

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Danshoku Dieno, Yukio Sakaguchi & Gota Ihashi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
2. Masahiro Takanashi & MAO Vs Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase
3. 4 Way Tag Match: Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
4. Special Single Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Asuka
5. O-40 Title: Sanshiro Takagi (c) Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
7. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

What has gotten Matsuno so motivated? His burgeoning body building career! He has his sights on winning the Over 50’s category in the Best Body Japan Grand Prix this November. Preparations include winning a pro wrestling championship and since his age qualifies him for a certain belt in DDT, he’s going after the O-40 Title.

Konosuke Takeshita will give Asuka a KO-D Openweight Title shot if she can beat him at Korakuen Hall.


Higuchi Tears His PCL, Tokyo Joshi KFC Double Header, Ultimate Party Gets Double Title Match!

September 4, 2019

DDT “WEEKDAY ASAKUSA PARADISE 2019”, 05/09/2019
Tokyo Hanayashinai Asakusa Flower Theater

1. Mad Paulie Vs Mizuki Watase
2. Masahiro Takanashi, Gorgeous Matsuno & Makoto Vs Danshoku Dieno, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Ryota Nakatsu Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
4. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Toru Owashi & Akito
5. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DAMNATION Vs Pro Wrestling BASARA!: Daisuke Sasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Isami Kodaka & Takato Nakano
7. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Puma King Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

A few injuries during the week alters tomorrow’s card. The light one is Sanshiro Takagi. He injured his right eye and is missing this show. He will be getting it further examined next week but hopes to be clear for Masahiro Takanashi’s show on the 15th. Gorgeous Matsuno took it upon himself to replace Takagi in Match #2.

The bad injury happened to Kazusada Higuchi during yesterday’s “UNIVERSE.1” show. He tore his right PCL and has no timetable for a return. He does not need surgery and will be aiming to recover as soon as possible. Ryota Nakatsu takes Higuchi’s place in Match #3.

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata
2. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase
4. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
6. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

Tomomitsu Matsunaga replaces Higuchi at the Chiba show.

DDT “CAMPSITE PRO WRESTLING 2019 ~THE PROMISED NATURE LAND~”, 08/09/2019
Yamanashi Natureland Om

1. Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Antonio Honda Vs Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Yuki Ueno Vs Shuichiro Katsumura, Ken Ohka & Keisuke Ishii Vs Isami Kodaka, FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa

Sadly this means Higuchi will be missing the campsite match as well. Yukio Sakaguchi replaces him here. Also SAGAT is sick with the flu so he is being substituted with Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi.

BASARA “BASARA 105 ~THE 2nd FOX PRINCE~”, 14/09/2019
Tokyo Oji BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Ryota Nakatsu & Akiyori Takizawa Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi & Masato Kamino
2. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – Give Up Only Match: Yusuke Kubo Vs Daichi Kazato
3. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – 2 Count Fall Match: FUMA Vs Minoru Fujita
4. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – Last Man Standing Match: SAGAT Vs Fuminori Abe
5. UWA World 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura (c) Vs Takumi Tsukamoto, Yasu Urano & Takato Nakano

Takato Nakano approached Sento Minzoku asking for a UWA World 6-Man Tag Team Titles shot. He gathered together Takumi Tsukamoto & Yasu Urano to be his partners.

Hopefully SAGAT will be well again in time for his Last Man Standing match.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “KFC 2 DAYS ’19 ~TEMPLE OF THE SUN~”, 15/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. 3 Way Match: Nodoka Tenma Vs Himawari Unagi Vs Pom Harajuku
2. Yuki Aino & YUMI Vs Raku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Rika Tatsumi Vs Suzume
4. Miyu Yamashita Vs Mirai Maiumi
5. Miu Watanabe Vs Hikari Noa
6. Natsumi Maki, Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki Vs Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh & Mina Shirakawa
7. Sakisama Vs Yuki Kamifuku
8. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs Misao

With the new 2nd Gen belt over her shoulder, Shoko Nakajima is now even more motivated to defend the Princess Title. Her next challenger is the wrestler who has by far progressed the most among the roster this year, Misao. Ever since Misao shed her superhero persona and joined NEO Biishiki-gun she has gone from strength to strength.

I wonder if Sakisama holds a grudge with Yuki Kamifuku over her attempt to join NEO Biishiki-gun last year? Kamifuku joined the unit as an apprentice last May then quit after two weeks when she figured out it was a bad fit for her.

Miu Watanabe Vs Hikari Noa is a match to watch out for. The two members of the Up Up Girls (Pro Wrestling) have developed so much in the ring this year and part of the reason why is they branched out to other tag teams outside of their unit (Momoiro Sparkling for Watanabe and Pandemic Boo-Boo for Noa). Gotta be honest here, I think Raku is in danger of never catching up to them.

DDT “DRAMATIC SAINT INN☆ONISAN 2019”, 16/09/2019
Okayama Saint Inn Kurashiki

1. OPG Offer Match: Gota Ihashi, Great Mutiger & Yunosuke Vs Takuya Yamauchi, Tomoya Uehara & Scoville
2. Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Hiroshi Yamato
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yukio Sakaguchi
4. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
5. Mizuki Watase Marunage Match ~ Advent Of God!! Falls Count Anywhere In Kurashiki Hardcore 6-Man Tag Match: Mizuki Watase, MAO & Asuka Vs Sanshiro Takagi, Kazusada Higuchi & Shunma Katsumata
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Akito
7. Kurashiki Specialty Beauty Area Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

HARASHIMA and Tetsuya Endo continue their feud. The danger here is they could do so much damage to each other that there won’t be much left for Jiro Kuroshio to deal with at the end of the month.

No word yet on who will replace Higuchi in the Marunage match.

Gota Ihashi gets his Oretachi Pro Wrestling buddies into the opener.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “KFC 2 DAYS ’19 ~DESERT MOON~”, 16/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. Mahiro Kiryu Vs Mirai Maiumi
2. Maki Itoh Vs YUMI
3. Miyu Yamashita & Himawari Unagi Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa
4. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Suzume
5. Yuka Sakazaki, Yuki Aino & Pom Harajuku Vs Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa & Raku
6. Shoko Nakajima & Mizuki Vs Dalys & Nodoka Tenma
7. International Princess Title: Natsumi Maki (c) Vs Yuna Manase

Natsumi Maki and Yuna Manase kind of have a sisterly relationship going back to their early years in Actwres girl’Z (am I allowed to mention that place?). Manase pinned Maki in Maki’s first match since becoming the International Princess Champion so obviously Manase gets the first shot.

CMLL luchadora Dalys makes her Tokyo Joshi debut. The 10 year veteran from Panama is being thrown right into the top card mix.

DDT “DRAMATIC OMUTA SKYSCRAPER 2019”, 17/09/2019
Fukuoka Omuta Culture Hall Small Hall

1. Mizuki Watase Vs Yukio Naya
2. Soma Takao Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Gota Ihashi Marunage Match: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Naomi Yoshimura Vs Gota Ihashi
5. Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DDT Has A Variety Of Teams!: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi (w/ Yoshihiko) Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
7. Omuta Specialty! The Moon Came Out The Moon Came Out! Barisugo Special 6-Man Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuto Aijima Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Yukio Sakaguchi

I guess Higuchi is missing the heavyweight 3 Way too.

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2019 ~REIWA FIRST BATTLE~”, 22/09/2019
Tokyo Machida Best Western Rembrandt Hotel B1F

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Rika Tatsumi & Mirai Maiumi
2. Akito & Asuka Vs Mizuki Watase & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata & Yukio Naya
4. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi
5. Please Spend A Wonderful Time With Delicious Meals And Gorgeous Dance: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
6. Best Western Lariat Series 2019 Special 4 Way Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Jiro Kuroshio & MAO Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno

Hotel wrestling but sadly not in the hallways.

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
2. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

The winner of the main event not only becomes the DDT Extreme Champion but also earns a main event spot at “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!”

Yuki Iino is done filming his rugby TV show. He comes back to go after the KO-D Tag Team Titles with Akito.

Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato and Cody Hall will be on the show.

DDT “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019! DDT GROUP BIG SET!”, 03/11/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan

1. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Shuichiro Katsumura (c) Vs X
2. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs X
3. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs X
4. Special Single Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Isami Kodaka
5. Dramatic Dream Match: Kenny Omega & Riho Vs Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita
6. KO-D Openweight Title & DDT Extreme Title: Konosuke Takeshita (K/c) Vs Jiro Kuroshio (E/c)

DDT: Konosuke Takeshita, HARASHIMA, Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno, Antonio Honda, Akito, Shunma Katsumata, Yuki Iino, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Yuki Ueno, Naomi Yoshimura, Soma Takao, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yukio Sakaguchi, Masahiro Takanashi, Makoto Oishi, Kazusada Higuchi, Yukio Naya, Mizuki Watase, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Gorgeous Matsuno, Super Sasadango Machine, Pokotan, Yoshihiko

Tokyo Joshi Pro: Shoko Nakajima, Miyu Yamashita, Yuka Sakazaki, Rika Tatsumi, Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Pom Harajuku, YUMI, Himawari Unagi, Mahiro Kiryu, Mirai Maiumi, Suzumi, Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa, Raku, Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh, Yuki Kamifuku, Mina Shirakawa, Natsumi Maki, Mizuki, Sakisama, Misao

BASARA: Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka, FUMA, Takumi Tsukamoto, Ryota Nakatsu, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Yusuke Kubo, Daichi Kazato, SAGAT, Fuminori Abe, Daiki Shimomura, Takato Nakano, Masato Kamino

Ganbare☆Wrestling: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari, Keisuke Ishii, Shuichiro Katsumura, Kouki Iwasaki, Shota, Shuhei Washida, HARUKAZE

Other: Kenny Omega, Riho, Jiro Kuroshio, Chris Brookes, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Yasu Urano, Minoru Fujita, Miss Mongolia

To really make this an Ultimate Party, Konosuke Takeshita wants to defend the KO-D Openweight Title against the DDT Extreme Champion in a double title match! Right now the Extreme Champ in Jiro Kuroshio. All he has to do is get past HARASHIMA and Endo in the 3 Way Match. Easier said than done.


Budweiser Sponsorship, Recycling Death Match, Cody Hall, (Brand New) BOYZ, Ultimate Party Preparations

August 29, 2019

DDT “FIGHTING BEER GARDEN 2019 EXTRA EDITION ~SHINKIBA BEER GARDEN ONE NIGHT STAND~”, 30/08/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Akito, Shunma Katsumata & Asuka Vs Naomi Yoshimura, Saki Akai & Gisele Shaw
2. Tetsuya Endo & Puma King Vs Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
3. Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Ken Ohka
4. Blindfold 3 Way Match: Mad Paulie Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. I Don’t Know If It Is A Lie Or A True Ghost Story Shin Numabukuro Death Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Yukio Naya
6. Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao Vs Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi
7. Special Single Match ~Gongitsune Vs Cobra~: Antonio Honda Vs Santino Marella

The Fox and The Cobra face off in the ultimate wrestle of arms!

Budweiser is sponsoring the show so the fans will get the option of drinking Budweiser, Corona Extra and Hoegaarden White.

Yuki Ueno has a chance to take back the Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title from Puma King.

DDT “OSAKA OCTOPUS 2019”, 01/09/2019
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Yukio Sakaguchi, Mizuki Watase & Yukio Naya Vs Cody Hall, Antonio Honda & Yasu Urano
2. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Osaka Octopus Cup Battle Royal: Puma King (c) Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Mad Paulie Vs Saki Akai Vs Asuka Vs Yuni
3. HARASHIMA & MAO Vs Jun Masaoka & Kouhei Kinoshita
4. O-40 Title – Recycling Death Match: Sanshiro Takagi (c) Vs Ken Ohka
5. DD Army Vs ALL OUT!: Danshoku Dieno & Maku Donaruto Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata
6. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Shuji Ishikawa & Tetsuya Endo Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
7. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi
8. KO-D Openweight Title: Konosuke Takeshita (c) Vs Shinya Aoki

The Recycling Death Match will involve weapons and items used in previous DDT and Ganbare☆Wrestling matches that were just left lying around in storage afterwards. An example was used by Sanshiro Takagi when he kept a chair he used at the TAKAYAMANIA show from earlier this week. Ohka’s example is the jacket and ten gallon hat he wore during his absence from Ganpro shows last year.

Cody Hall is the mystery wrestler in the opener. He met Antonio Honda and got along with him because the Gongitsune hand gesture resembles the Wolfpac gesture that Cody’s dad Scott Hall is known for.

DDT “WEEKDAY ASAKUSA PARADISE 2019”, 05/09/2019
Tokyo Hanayashinai Asakusa Flower Theater

1. Mad Paulie Vs Mizuki Watase
2. Sanshiro Takagi, Masahiro Takanashi & Makoto Vs Danshoku Dieno, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
4. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Toru Owashi & Akito
5. DAMNATION Vs Pro Wrestling BASARA!: Daisuke Sasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Isami Kodaka & Takato Nakano
6. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO & Asuka
7. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Puma King Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

MAO is being linked to Konosuke Takeshita for his final matches in DDT before he goes on his English excursion.

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
2. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase
4. Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
6. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

With Honda absent from the show, Hall goes out on his own against Shunma Katsumata.

DDT “CAMPSITE PRO WRESTLING 2019 ~THE PROMISED NATURE LAND~”, 08/09/2019
Yamanashi Natureland Om

1. Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Antonio Honda & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Yuki Ueno Vs Shuichiro Katsumura, Ken Ohka & Keisuke Ishii Vs Isami Kodaka, FUMA & SAGAT Vs Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa

The campsite match this year also serves as a preview for “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!”. Every team represents a different brand. DDT has HARASHIMA, Honda & Kazusada Higuchi on one team and Takeshita, MAO & Ueno on another. BASARA is sending Isami Kodaka, FUMA & SAGAT rather than wrestlers from just one unit. Last but not least Tokyo Joshi Pro has the newly formed Cat’s Pye squad taking part.

DDT “MASAHIRO TAKANASHI BOX OFFICE ~FOLLOW ME, THE DREAM IS STILL AHEAD~”, 15/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. Ryogoku Gauntlet Tag Match: Antonio Honda & Riho Vs Hoshitango & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Emi Sakura & Cherry Vs Yusuke Inokuma & MAO Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Saki Akai & Mei Suruga
2. DAMNATION Vs Sanshiro Takagi
3. Kagetora & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno
4. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Danshoku Dieno

Something will happen between Takagi and all the members of DAMNATION but it’s being kept vague for now.

Yasu Urano will be on the show.

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2019 ~REIWA FIRST BATTLE~”, 22/09/2019
Tokyo Machida Best Western Rembrandt Hotel B1F

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Rika Tatsumi & Mirai Maiumi

Mirai Maiumi wrestles in DDT for the first time.

BASARA “BASARA 106 ~BANQUET~”, 24/09/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs SAGAT

SAGAT pinned and eliminated Ryuichi Sekine at this week’s Shinkiba show. That is enough of a claim for him to get the next Union MAX Title shot. SAGAT has challenged for the title once before, losing to the previous champion Ryota Nakatsu last November.

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

The grudge between HARASHIMA and Tetsuya Endo has gotten both of them a title match. They wanted the next shot at the DDT Extreme Title but got in each other’s way. Jiro Kuroshio doesn’t want to wait for a single challenger to be determined so he decided to face both of them at the same time.

BOYZ “(BRAND NEW) BOYZ 1 -DDT SPECIAL EDITION-”, 20/10/2019
Tokyo Belle Epoque Beauty School 2nd School Hall

1. Plump BOYZ: Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Kouki Iwasaki
2. MAO UK Expedition BOYZ Send Off Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs MAO
3. Yukihero Pro Wrestling Collaboration Match: Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase Vs Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato

The BOYZ brand is getting a fresh start under Akito’s management. Wrestlers booked on the first show will also be appearing at the SHIBUYA FASHION AWARD-BE Vint-Age 2019 festival the same day to promote a fashion brand called Yukihero Pro Wrestling. The main event will feature the wrestlers involved wearing costumes from that clothing line.

Akito doesn’t remember ever seeing MAO wrestle Takeshita in a singles match so he decided to book it before MAO’s excursion. Kouki Iwasaki is being booked on BOYZ because Akito wants to see him interact with DDT wrestlers more often. Higuchi and Yuki Iino are also being booked despite their alliance to the YaroZ brand. Akito believes there are women at these shows who find those kind of men attractive too. Akito plans to present them in a way that makes them more suitable for the BOYZ brand. DAMNATION wrestlers are disallowed except for Nobuhiro Shimatani because he works under Akito at the Drop Kick Bar.

DDT “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019! DDT GROUP BIG SET!”, 03/11/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan

1. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Shuichiro Katsumura (c) Vs X
2. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs X
3. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs X
4. Special Single Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Isami Kodaka
5. Dramatic Dream Match: Kenny Omega & Riho Vs Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita
6. KO-D Openweight Title: Konosuke Takeshita (c) Vs X

DDT: Konosuke Takeshita, HARASHIMA, Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno, Antonio Honda, Akito, Shunma Katsumata, Yuki Iino, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Yuki Ueno, Naomi Yoshimura, Soma Takao, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yukio Sakaguchi, Masahiro Takanashi, Makoto Oishi, Kazusada Higuchi, Yukio Naya, Mizuki Watase, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Gorgeous Matsuno, Super Sasadango Machine, Pokotan, Yoshihiko

Tokyo Joshi Pro: Shoko Nakajima, Miyu Yamashita, Yuka Sakazaki, Rika Tatsumi, Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Pom Harajuku, YUMI, Himawari Unagi, Mahiro Kiryu, Mirai Maiumi, Suzumi, Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa, Raku, Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh, Yuki Kamifuku, Mina Shirakawa, Natsumi Maki, Mizuki, Sakisama, Misao

BASARA: Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka, FUMA, Takumi Tsukamoto, Ryota Nakatsu, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Yusuke Kubo, Daichi Kazato, SAGAT, Fuminori Abe, Daiki Shimomura, Takato Nakano, Masato Kamino

Ganbare☆Wrestling: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari, Keisuke Ishii, Shuichiro Katsumura, Kouki Iwasaki, Shota, Shuhei Washida, HARUKAZE

Other: Kenny Omega, Riho, Jiro Kuroshio, Chris Brookes, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Yasu Urano, Minoru Fujita, Miss Mongolia

81 wrestlers in total have been booked for the show and each promotion’s main championship will be defended in their own matches.

Kenny Omega returns to wrestle in DDT after a five year absence. A lot has changed since then but for now the people he wanted in his match are his biggest rival (Honda), his first tag partner (Riho, not “him”) and the wrestler who possibly might have caught his attention the most (Miyu Yamashita). Will there be more coming out of this? Wouldn’t be a party without surprises, would it?


Saki Emerges, Extra Beer Garden, Puma King In DAMNATION, MAO In Tenkaichi

August 23, 2019

DDT “SUMMER VACATION MEMORIES 2019”, 25/08/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. 4 Way Tag Match: Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Yukio Naya Vs Mizuki Watase & Naomi Yoshimura
2. Calbee & Frito Lay Collaboration Match ~Love And Potato Snacks Save The Earth~: King Potato Chips & Dragon Potato Mask Vs Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
3. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Summer Jumbo Special Two Big Singles Match: Yuki Ueno (c) Vs Puma King
4. Saki & Su Yung Vs Asuka & Makoto
5. Summer Jumbo Special Two Big Singles Match: Shinya Aoki Vs Makoto Oishi
6. Soma Takao & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Kazusada Higuchi
7. Konosuke Takeshita’s Summer Measures Against Shinya Aoki!: Konosuke Takeshita, Yukio Sakaguchi, Sanshiro Takagi & Antonio Honda Vs Danshoku Dieno, Super Sasadango Machine, MAO & Santino Marella
8. DDT Extreme Title – Ladder Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs Daisuke Sasaki

Saki has appeared in public for the first time this week, days before she teams up with Su Yung. She wasn’t able to reunite with her relative Saki Akai because Akai is currently on vacation. The pro wrestling press has dug into Saki’s past to learn more about her. They found out she was married at 32 years old to a Japanese soldier who died on the final day of World War II. She fled to the mountains in Kyoto and became secluded from society after her husband’s death. Her time spent there seemed to have prevented her from ageing. She might be a demon but no one can confidently confirm it.

Antonio Honda & Yasu Urano will reveal their mystery partner for 1st September on this show.

DDT “FIGHTING BEER GARDEN 2019 EXTRA EDITION ~SHINKIBA BEER GARDEN ONE NIGHT STAND~”, 30/08/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Blindfold 3 Way Match: Mad Paulie Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
2. I Don’t Know If It Is A Lie Or A True Ghost Story Shin Numabukuro Death Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Yukio Naya
3. Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao Vs Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi

DDT brings the Beer Garden back to Shin-Kiba 1st RING for one day only. The main event is a non-title preview of the KO-D Tag Team Titles match happening in Osaka two days later.

DDT “WEEKDAY ASAKUSA PARADISE 2019”, 05/09/2019
Tokyo Hanayashinai Asakusa Flower Theater

1. Sanshiro Takagi, Masahiro Takanashi & Makoto Vs Danshoku Dieno, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
2. DAMNATION Vs Pro Wrestling BASARA!: Daisuke Sasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Isami Kodaka & Takato Nakano
3. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Puma King Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

Puma King is sticking around in DAMNATION for his return to DDT. But what is the BASARA team doing here?

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
2. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
3. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
4. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

Another wrestler will be missing the show. MAO will be in ZERO1 competing in the annual Tenkaichi Jr. tournament.