Yukio Naya Joins DDT, New Maruange Matches, Sendai Girls Vs ALL OUT

May 14, 2019

DDT “GOLDEN DDT THEATER 2019”, 25/05/2019
Kitazawa Town Hall

1. Shunma Katsumata Return Battle: Shunma Katsumata Vs X
2. DDT Extreme Title: Antonio Honda (c) Vs Akito

Shunma Katsumata is back from injury and he’s just in time to help ALL OUT fight the Sendai Girls.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “SHANGRI-LA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Tokyo BumB Sports Culture Museum Multi Studio

1. Ganpro Vs Hokuto Pro Wrestling! Hot And Strong Bounce Young Boys: Shuhei Washida Vs Shigeyuki Kawahara
2. Haru HARU Vs Actwres girl’Z! Four Flowers Bloom In BumB!: Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE Vs Himeka Arita & Misa Matsui
3. Inevitability Or Fate’s Mischief? Team Drift And DNA Clash In Ganpro!: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shigehiro Irie & Mizuki Watase
4. PochaJo Another Story ~Encounter With The Female Version Of Atsushi Onita~: Yumehito Imanari Vs Miss Mongolia
5. Inevitability Or Fate’s Mischief? Team Drift And DNA Clash In Ganpro!: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shigehiro Irie & Mizuki Watase

Actwres girl’Z and Hokuto Pro Wrestling get some representation on this show.

DDT “WRESTLE MATSUYAMANIA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Ehime World Trade Center

1. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kota Umeda
2. Model Wrestler Vs Gravure Wrestler! Innocent Single Match: Saki Akai Vs Mina Shirakawa
3. HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Antonio Honda, Kazusada Higuchi & MAO
4. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Time Difference Battle Royal: Danshoku Dieno (c) Vs Pokotan Vs Toru Owashi Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Mad Paulie Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Asuka Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Pulp Bonjin (w/ Cutiely The Ehime).
5. From Showa To Heisei And To The Reiwa! Matsuyama Famous Special 8-Man Tag Match That Keeps Running With The Times: Yoshiaki Yatsu, Sanshiro Takagi, Yukio Naya & Rising HAYATO Vs Tatsumi Fujinami, Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Shunma Katsumata
6. There ☆ Is A Dream! Ryutaro Watanabe (DDT Matsuyama Affiliation) Big Match!: Hideki Suzuki Vs Ryutaro Watanabe
7. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto
8. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi

Yukio Naya returns to DDT after his Sumo Hall appearance back in February and this time he is here to stay. On 1st May he transferred from Real Japan over to DDT after requesting the move. Turns out he likes what he sees in DDT and thinks this is where he should be. DDT has a good relationship with Real Japan so the deal was easy to make. Naya is the grandson of famous sumo wrestler and 48th Yokozuna Taiho Koki. He is 25 years old, 201cm tall, weighs 130kg and has two years of experience under his belt. Naya would like to wrestle the other heavyweights in DDT like Kazusada Higuchi and Yuki Iino. He also wants to participate in the Rojo Wrestling outdoor shows. After all he wants to be in DDT to wrestle in DDT matches.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TOCHIOTOME~”, 08/06/2019
Tochigi Ashikaga Citizen Plaza Small Hall

1. Tomomitsu Matsunaga Marunage Match ~ Matsunaga Style Costume Change Match: Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Masahiro Takanashi & Antonio Honda Vs Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Yuki Ueno

The Marunage matches have given DDT wrestlers the chance to get more creative. Tomomitsu Matsunaga wants the wrestlers in his match to wear different gear. He suggested Yuki Ueno to wear long tights and Keisuke Ishii to wear short talents for example.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKAASHIGANI~”, 09/06/2019
Shizuoka Kira Messe Numazu

1. MAO Marunage Match ~ Falls Count Anywhere Tag Match: MAO & Sanshiro Takagi Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Shunma Katsumata

MAO noticed that Hiroshi Yamato has been appearing in loads of different wrestling shows lately and wants to include him in DDT’s trademark Fall Count Anywhere match. He wants Katsumata to join in too because his emerging Hardcore style fits in with the stipulation. Finally MAO has decided to team with Sanshiro Takagi just to see what will happen between them. Kid playing with matches next to dynamite, folks.

DDT “SUIYO KASUKABIAN! 2019”, 12/06/2019
Saitama Kasukabe Hall

1. Daisuke Sasaki Marunage Match ~ Nerima Japan Wrestling Ring Flag Fried Series 3rd Round In Kasukabe: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Nerima Sting

Hang on a minute…

DDT & SENDAI GIRLS “ALL OUT X SENDAI GIRL’S PRO-WRESTLING”, 24/06/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Mika Iwata Vs Akito
2. DASH Chisako Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Chihiro Hashimoto Vs Yuki Iino
4. Meiko Satomura Vs Konosuke Takeshita
5. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs ALL OUT X, X & X

The feud between ALL OUT and the Sendai Girls is getting its own event! In order to settle this rivalry completely, they agreed to four separate singles matches followed by a KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles defence as the headliner. The ALL OUT team has not been determined yet so could they have a surprise in store for the champions? What if Space Monkey comes in as a swerve?!?

Meiko Satomura has promised that the Sendai Girls will be fighting with all of their strength until they and their opponents will burn out. Konosuke Takeshita likes that because ALL OUT’s theme is that they use their full power in the ring. Yuki Iino is still embarrassed that he was pinned by Chihiro Hashimoto’s German Suplex to lose the trios titles. Katsumata’s match with DASH Chisako is under regular rules but he hopes it can be fought like a Hardcore bout. Akito said he doesn’t know much about Mika Iwata other than she does kicks. He’s used to wrestling against kickers in DDT so he thinks she doesn’t have much of a chance against him.


Video – Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka

May 10, 2019

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall
145 Fans – No Vacancy

Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka


King Of DDT Semi Finals, Guts Revival, Wrestle Matsuyamania

May 9, 2019

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’19 ~ READY SET, GO!”, 12/05/2019
Osaka City Minato City Citizen Center

1. Yuki Aino & Pom Harajuku Vs YUMI & Makoto Kiryu
2. Mizuki Vs Mirai Maiumi
3. Marika Kobashi & Miu Watanabe Vs Hikari Noa & Raku
4. Misao Vs Nodoka Tenma
5. Yuna Manase & Himawari Unagi Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa
6. Osaka Special 6-Woman Tag Match: Shoko Nakajima, Miyu Yamashita & Maki Itoh Vs Yuka Sakazaki, Rika Tatsumi & Natsumi Maki

The next big event coming up for Tokyo Joshi Pro is the annual Tokyo Princess Cup beginning on the 25th.

Haruna Neko will miss this show because of a lower back injury.

DDT “BLACK OUT PRESENTS KING OF DDT 2019 THE FINAL!!”, 19/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Under Match: Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks Vs Gota Ihashi & Nobuhrio Shimatani
1. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Kazusada Higuchi
2. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: HARASHIMA Vs Soma Takao
3. Antonio Honda, Toru Owashi, Super Sasadango Machine & Makoto Oishi Vs Akito, Masahiro Takanashi, Mike Bailey & Saki Akai
4. Right To Challenge Anytime, Anywhere 5 Way Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs MAO Vs Yuki Ueno Vs Kota Umeda Vs Naomi Yoshimura
5. Road To WRESTLE MATUSYAMANIA! Special Handicap Match: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto
6. Road To WRESTLE MATUSYAMANIA! Special Tag Match: Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Mizuki Watase
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Final: X Vs X

Four are left in the King Of DDT and there is plenty of history to be found in the semi-final match-ups. Kazusada Higuchi has always treated Konosuke Takeshita as a strong opponent and this time won’t be any different. Takeshita is aware that the occasion may trigger something in Higuchi to change him into something even stronger so his plan is not to trigger it. HARASHIMA and Soma Takao were allies in Smile Squash until Takao betrayed HARASHIMA to join DAMNATION. Takao wants nothing more than to win this tournament and fight for the KO-D Openweight Title in Ota Ward Gymnasium because he was born and raised in Ota.

Even though Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto will be getting a KO-D Tag Team Titles match next month, Hirata is unsure if the combined power of himself and Donaruto can work. He asked for a Handicap Match against Daisuke Sasaki to test the team out and determine if they are good enough to become champions.

DDT “DRAMATIC DREAMS VOL. 6 ~YUKINORI MATSUI REFEREE 25TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL CONCERT RUT~”, 26/05/2019
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Favourite Mixed Tag Gauntlet: Saki Akai & Asuka Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Kengo Takai & Shoichi Uchida Vs Gota Ihashi & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Sanshiro Takagi & Yuni Vs Hiroshi Yamato & X
2. GENERATION BATTLE ~Young Communication Generation Vs DNA Generation~: Keisuke Ishii, Akito & Kazuki Hirata Vs Kota Umeda, MAO & Mizuki Watase
3. Special 6-Man Tag Match Of Genius People: Toru Owashi, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi & Billy Ken Kid Vs Super Sasadango Machine, Makoto Oishi & X (w/ Danshoku Dieno)
4. Get The New Glory! Special Tag Match: HUB & Isami Kodaka Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
5. Master Vs Skill ~ Special Single Match: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Yasu Urano
6. Special 6-Man Tag Match ~Wadachi~: Tetsuya Endo, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Tsubasa & Jinsei Shinzaki
7. Gongitsune Vs US Freelance Special Single Match: Antonio Honda Vs Kikutaro
8. Super Space Time Wars Kaientai DX Vs Kishiwada Brigade ~ Special Tag Match: Dick Togo & MEN’S Teioh Vs Magnitude Kishiwada & Buffalo
9. Special Tag Match ~Dramatic Dream~: Konosuke Takeshita & HARASHIMA Vs Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi

The team names in the gauntlet are Team Beauty And Beauty (Saki Akai & Asuka), Most Technical Combo (Masahiro Takanashi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga), Original Osaka’s (Kengo Takai & Shoichi Uchida), Team Boo And Noise (Gota Ihashi & Nobuhiro Shimatani) and Team President And Small 6 (Sanshiro Takagi & Yuni). Hiroshi Yamato’s team does not have a name or a second wrestler yet.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “SHANGRI-LA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Tokyo BumB Sports Culture Museum Multi Studio

1. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs True Guts Army 2nd Round: Ken Ohka & Shuichiro Katsumura Vs Guts Ishijima & Shota
2. PochaJo Another Story ~Encounter With The Female Version Of Atsushi Onita~: Yumehito Imanari Vs Miss Mongolia
3. Inevitability Or Fate’s Mischief? Team Drift And DNA Clash In Ganpro!: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shigehiro Irie & Mizuki Watase

Guts Ishijima has created a Guts World revival in a bid to unite the independent scene under his influence. Ken Ohka doesn’t trust Ishijima’s ability to do that given his reputation of quitting and failing many of his previous projects.

Moeka Haruhi, HARUKAZE and Shuhei Washida will be on the show.

DDT “WRESTLE MATSUYAMANIA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Ehime World Trade Center

1. There ☆ Is A Dream! Ryutaro Watanabe (DDT Matsuyamania Affiliation) Big Match!: Hideki Suzuki Vs Ryutaro Watanabe
2. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto
3. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi

Tetsuya Endo ambushed Yukio Sakaguchi at the contract signing to send a message to his challenger. Nobuhiro Shimatani provoked Sakaguchi to distract him while Endo grabbed a chair for the attack. Endo also gave Sakaguchi a Low Blow before signing the contract. To add extra insult to injury, Shimatani said he would sign the contract on Sakaguchi’s behalf. He signed the words “I’m Sorry” into the column meant for Sakaguchi.

The failed DDT trainee is back for another match. Ryutaro Watanabe trained with DDT back in 2012 but injuries prevented him from ever debuting. It wasn’t until DDT came to his hometown in Matsuyama last year when he finally got his debut match. With DDT coming back to the region they want him to wrestle against Hideki Suzuki. They wanted Watanabe to face the toughest opponent available and Suzuki fits that description to a tee. The two have been in the ring together before as part of a recent Hard Hit tag match that happened in March. The time they wrestled each other was short but it was enough for Watanabe to realise how large the wall is he has to climb.


GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019” Results

May 6, 2019

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall
145 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Team Irootoko: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki defeated Mitomi Masayuki & Shota Nakagawa when Ishii submitted Masayuki with the Double Arm Neck Lock (10:00).
2. GOLDEN GANBARE 2019: Miyako Matsumoto & Makoto defeated Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE when Matsumoto pinned HARUKAZE with the Miyako Clutch (8:12).
3. Momota Parent And Child Vs Naoshi Sano Round 2: Mitsuo Momota defeated Naoshi Sano with the Saber Chop from Chikara (8:21).
4. Shota The Brutal Wind That Blows: Shota, Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery defeated Ken Ohka, Shuichiro Katsumura & Shuhei Washida when Ishijima submitted Washida with the WAR Special (17:07).
5. Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Masato Tanaka defeated Yumehito Imanari with the Sliding D (15:38).

Masato Tanaka thanked Yumehito Imanari for inviting him to wrestle in Ganbare☆Wrestling today. He brought up memories of Imanari training in one of the ZERO1 dojos long ago. Imanari explained to the fans that although he was never registered to ZERO1 he did get permission from them to train in their dojo. The two agreed to having another match sometime and Imanari says he is now a student of the DANGAN GYM.

Normally Shota is a Ganpro wrestler but today he represented GUTS along with Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery. They were victorious over the Ganpro side but Ken Ohka felt something was off about Ishijima’s intentions. Ohka is trying to make pro wrestling a major sport and he wants to unify the indies to do it. But Guts World has closed down and it’s replacement Pro wrestling GOING-UP didn’t last either. Now that Guts Ishijima is in Ganbare☆Wrestling will he quit here too? Just what is it about Ishijima and wrestling promotions that involve the letter G? Ishijima said he loves indie wrestling and he will be the one to unify it. He promised to come back to Ganpro next month to continue the rebirth of GUTS.

Chikara stood in his Mitsuo Momota’s corner so he could his father face Naoshi Sano one on one. But during the match Sano went out of the ring and dared Chikara to hit him. When Chikara wouldn’t, Sano knocked him down. He then made Momota hit the referee by accident with a Lariat. When that happened Sano brought in a chair but Chikara cut him off with the Saber Chop, allowing Momota to pin him when the ref recovered.

Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shigehiro Irie & Mizuki Watase will take place on 2nd June.


Endo Now On Sakaguchi’s Kill List, So Much Wrestling This Month

May 1, 2019

It’s Golden Week in Japan. The schedule is busy as hell. Let’s get to it.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “DAI TOKYO JOSHI PRO WRESTLING FESTIVAL 2019”, 02/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Nodoka Tenma Vs Mahiro Kiryu
2. Mina Shirakawa Vs Thunder Rosa
3. Yuna Manase & Yuki Kamifuku Vs Yuki Aino & Miu Watanabe

The day before Tokyo Joshi Pro returns to Korakuen Hall they have a fanfest going on in Itabashi Green Hall. There will be autograph and photography sessions, contract signings for the title matches, an Up Up Girls (Pro Wrestling) concert and finally some wrestling matches to end the event.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2019 ~OPPORTUNITY IS THERE~”, 03/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Mirai Maiumi Debut Match: Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino Vs YUMI & Mirai Maiumi
2. Yuna Manase, Mina Shirakawa & Himawari Unagi Vs Haruna Neko, Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Yuki Kamifuku Vs Thunder Rosa
4. Reika Saiki & Marika Kobashi Vs Riho & Raku
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe
6. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
7. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa
8. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Shoko Nakajima

Miyu Yamashita has the first of two title defences this week. If she can get past this unscathed then what on Earth can stop her? Or will this finally be Shoko Nakajima’s time to be the top woman in TJPW?

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON~”, 04/05/2019
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Mike Bailey & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda & Mizuki Watase
4. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. Song! Song! Black Pig! 3 Way Match: Toru Owashi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. Return To The Site Of Happy Motel’s Formation For The First Time In 3 Years!: Konosuke Takeshita & Antonio Honda Vs MAO & Yuki Ueno
7. You And Me Yellow Cherries Next Door! Yamagata Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Naomi Yoshimura & Makoto Oishi

A little break in the King Of DDT action.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GOLDEN ITABASHI DATING”, 05/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

Tokyo Joshi returns to Itabashi Green Hall only a few days after Korakuen for the fallout show. I guess matches will be announced on 4th May.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Kota Umeda & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. Yukio Sakaguchi, Antonio Honda & Ricky Starks Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
3. Hokke, Scallops, Tuna, Pickled Seaweed 4 Way Match: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mad Paulie Vs Mike Rollins
4. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi
5. DISASTER BOX Vs ALL OUT!: HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
6. Aomori Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO

The King Of DDT returns on the show after this.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Momota Parent And Child Vs Naoshi Sano Round 2: Mitsuo Momota Vs Naoshi Sano
2. GOLDEN GANBARE 2019: Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE Vs Miyako Matsumoto & Makoto
3. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Team Irootoko: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Mitomi Masayuki & Shota Nakagawa
4. Shota The Brutal Wind That Blows: Ken Ohka, Shuichiro Katsumura & Shuhei Washida Vs Shota, Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery
5. Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka

Match #3 now has something on the line because Keisuke Ishii has a Right To Challenge Gauntlet to defend.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GIRLS SHINING, I WILL FLY TO SAPPORO!”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. SHINE Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Allysin Kay

The visiting Allysin Kay has a chance to become a double champion of her own. She just won the NWA World Women’s Title last weekend.

BASARA “BASARA 95 ~TENNENRISHINRYU~”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Isami Kodaka, Daiki Shimomura & Takato Nakano Vs SAGAT, Best Stretchman V3 & Yasu Urano
2. Takumi Tsukamoto & Masato Kamino Vs Naaoki Tanizaki & Akiyori Takizawa
3. Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Fuminori Abe
4. Sakigake!! Iron Family Vs Aikata Tag: FUMA & Yusuke Kubo Vs Ikuto Hidaka & Minoru Fujita
5. Union MAX Title: Ryota Nakatsu (c) Vs Ryuichi Sekine

Itabashi Green Hall is going to be sick of wrestling shows by the time this week is done.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 2ND ROUND”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

0. Under Match: Mad Paulie Vs Mizuki Watase
1. King Of DDT 2019 – Loser Resurrection Battle Royal: Kota Umeda Vs MAO Vs Mike Bailey Vs HARASHIMA Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Yuki Ueno
2. Makoto Oishi & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Yuki Iino
3. Noboribetsu City Councilor With 674 Votes In Mind (Affiliate, Newcomer) Tomoya Adachi Comes To Mars Gym!: Tomoya, Sanshiro Takagi & Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
4. Tetsuya Endo & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Koji Yoshida
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Masahiro Takanashi
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Soma Takao Vs Akito
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Naomi Yoshimura Vs Konosuke Takeshita
8. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Winner Of Battle Royal

Yukio Sakaguchi was taken out of the Losers Battle Royal because he now has a title match coming up. More on that later.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAREKATSU BOWL~”, 11/05/2019
Nishi Niigata City Hall (Kobari Aoyama Public Hall)

1. 3 Way Match: Hiroshi Yamato Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kota Umeda
2. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
3. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata
4. Akito, Yuki Iino & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mike Rollins, Ricky Starks & Naomi Yoshimura
5. “Niigata Celebrities!” Super Sasadango Machine Local Triumph! Niigata Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Super Sasadango Machine Vs HARASHIMA & Antonio Honda
6. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka & Hikaru Shida
7. Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Mike Bailey & MAO

With Hikaru Shida completing the team, Saki Akai is now ready to challenge the Sendai Girls. Shida wrestles in Sendai Girls herself so she is very familiar with Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako. The one who wants to win the KO-D 6-Man Tag Titles the most is Asuka because she wants to wear the title belts like an accessory. The way the team is laid out has Akai as the leader, Asuka as the sub-leader and Shida as the “New Member”.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKASAKI DARUMA~”, 12/05/2019
Gunma New Sunpia Takasaki

1. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi, Yuki Ueno & Masahiro Takanashi
2. 3 Way Match: Mike Bailey Vs Mike Rollins Vs Ricky Starks
3. Makoto Oishi & Mizuki Watase Vs Saki Akai & Asuka
4. Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Naomi Yoshimura
5. Toru Owashi Marunage Match ~ Kazuki Hirata Time Difference Against 3 People: Kazuki Hirata Vs Usaburo Kokeshi, Daruma Takasaki & Yutaka Yoshie
6. Antonio Honda & MAO Vs Akito & Kota Umeda
7. Takasaki Specialty! Okanarei Special Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & HARASHIMA

Due to what happened between Sakaguchi and Tetsuya Endo yesterday (explained down at the bottom), they are getting paired together until the next KO-D Openweight Title match takes place.

DDT “BLACK OUT PRESENTS KING OF DDT 2019 THE FINAL!!”, 19/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: X Vs X
2. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: X Vs X
3. King Of DDT 2019 – Final: X Vs X

The official news update for this show is Maku Donaruto will be there! The unofficial news is Keisuke Ishii wants to cash in his Right To Challenge Gauntlet on this show so he can face Endo for the KO-D Title. Due to the new rules that are meant to encourage surprise cash ins, DDT is currently in a position where they cannot promote Endo Vs Ishii for now and have to act like it won’t be happening.

DDT “GOLDEN DDT THEATER 2019”, 25/05/2019
Kitazawa Town Hall

1. DDT Extreme Title: Antonio Honda (c) Vs Akito

Something that Antonio Honda and Akito have in common is they both think their biggest career highlight involved the DDT Extreme Title. So it’s fitting the two will fight over it.

DDT “WRESTLE MATSUYAMANIA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Ehime World Trade Center

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto
2. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi

During a press conference yesterday Endo was supposed to select one of the seven losers in the King Of DDT 1st Round to defend the KO-D Title against. However he struggled to remember any of the wrestlers he could choose from. Hisaya Imabayashi listed the names and Endo commented after each one. Kota Umeda? He’s the guy who always hurts his knees. MAO? He’s a fucked up bad guy. Mike Bailey? He’s that guy who can’t do anything without MAO. HARASHIMA? Endo hates him. Kazuki Hirata? Endo would choose him but Hirata is already wrestling for a championship at the show. Yuki Ueno? He was thrown away by his friend. Yukio Sakaguchi? Beaten by Daisuke Sasaki and he won’t stop crying about it.

What Endo didn’t realise was that Sakaguchi was in the building and overheard Endo’s comments. He crashed the press conference and attacked Endo, beating him down! Sakaguchi used Endo’s “Two types of people in the world” motto against him and said he is now on his kill list! When Sakaguchi stormed out of the room, Endo demanded that he be his opponent for the KO-D Title match! This won’t be a pro wrestling match, Endo says he will kill Sakaguchi!


DDT “LAST HEISEI, FIRST REIWA PRO WRESTLING” Results

May 1, 2019

DDT “LAST HEISEI, FIRST REIWA PRO WRESTLING”, 30/04/2019
Tokyo DDT Pro Wrestling Ochanomizu Dojo
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1. Special 10-Man Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita, HARASHIMA, Fuminori Abe, Ken Ohka & Yuka Sakazaki defeated Tetsuya Endo, Antonio Honda, Ryota Nakatsu, Shuichiro Katsumura & Miyu Yamashita when Takeshita pinned Honda with the Fable (18:28).

DDT wanted to celebrate the end of Japan’s Heisei era and the beginning of the Reiwa era so they brought together the best of the best to their new dojo in Ochanomizu. The plan was to do a special 10-Man Tag match that started before the clock struck midnight and ended in the early hours of the morning. On one side was the team of champions from each brand in the DDT family. We had the KO-D Openweight Champion Tetsuya Endo and DDT Extreme Champion Antonio Honda representing DDT. BASARA was represented by the Union MAX Champion Ryota Nakatsu. The Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Champion Shuichiro Katsumura represented Ganbare☆Wrestling and the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Champion Miyu Yamashita was there for Tokyo Joshi Pro. The other team was made up of established non-champions from the same brands. There was Konosuke Takeshita & HARASHIMA for DDT, Fuminori Abe for BASARA, Ken Ohka for Ganpro and finally Yuka Sakazaki for Tokyo Joshi.

Before the match began the champion team posed for a group photo, which annoyed their opponents. Honda quickly tripped on the ropes and injured his leg. He was about to declare his retirement due to injury but first wanted to tell his story of Gongitsune. It was all a ruse for Honda to poke everyone on the other team in the eyes. When the match got going we got plenty of unusual pairings like Endo against Sakazaki, Yamashita against Ohka and Nakatsu against Takeshita. The ending came when Abe stopped Honda’s Diving Fist Drop with a Rabbit Punch. Ohka hit Honda with the Fire Spear, Sakazaki landed the Magical Girl Splash and HARASHIMA followed up with a Swan Dive Body Press. With Honda all but out, Takeshita finished him off with the Fable to win the last match of Heisei and the first match of Reiwa!

Endo didn’t want to stick around afterwards and quickly left the ring when the match was over. The rest stayed behind and gave out thank you messages of support to the audience watching on DDT UNIVERSE.


Mirai Maiumi, Happy Motels Reunion, Road To Peter Pan Cards

April 26, 2019

DDT “SOUKEN HOLDINGS PRESENTS MAX BUMP 2019”, 28/04/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Pokotan (w/ Danshoku Dieno)
2. Keisuke Okuda Farewell Match: Keisuke Okuda, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kota Umeda, Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
3. Saki Akai & Asuka Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Legendary Wrestler Yoshiaki Yatsu First Match In DDT: Yoshiaki Yatsu, Sanshiro Takagi & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Akito, Kazusada Higuchi & Hiroshi Yamato
5. DDT Extreme Title – Panty☆Hunt Tiger Cub Rope Death Match: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Antonio Honda
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles – 3 Way Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki (c) & Soma Takao Vs MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins
7. Special Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Shinya Aoki
8. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Makoto Oishi

Here is the confirmed match order for this Sunday’s show.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 1ST ROUND”, 29/04/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Tetsuya Endo, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Toru Owashi, Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Keisuke Okuda Final DDT Match: Makoto Oishi & Keisuke Okuda Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
3. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1A: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda
4. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1C: Mike Bailey Vs Soma Takao
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1E: Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kazuki Hirata
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1G: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Yukio Sakaguchi
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1B: Masahiro Takanashi Vs MAO
8. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1D: Akito Vs HARASHIMA
9. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1F: Yuki Ueno Vs Konosuke Takeshita

The match order for the King Of DDT 1st Round is going by the odd numbered pairings followed by the even numbered ones.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2019 ~OPPORTUNITY IS THERE~”, 03/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Mirai Maiumi Debut Match: Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino Vs YUMI & Mirai Maiumi
2. Yuna Manase, Mina Shirakawa & Himawari Unagi Vs Haruna Neko, Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Yuki Kamifuku Vs Thunder Rosa
4. Reika Saiki & Marika Kobashi Vs Riho & Raku
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe
6. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
7. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa
8. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Shoko Nakajima

The debuting Mirai will be going by the name Mirai Maiumi. She is 162cm tall and was born in Iwate on 3rd December, 1999. She was a primary school student during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and discovered pro wrestling when Real Japan hosted a charity show in the region. She learned judo in high school and moved to Tokyo so she could train in Tokyo Joshi Pro. Her goal is to energise Tohoku with pro wrestling and also get the chance to learn from Satoru Sayama!

Tokiwoikiru, an idol group that spun off from LinQ in 2017 and currently includes Maki Itoh as an active member will perform live on the show before the opening match.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON~”, 04/05/2019
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Mike Bailey & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda & Mizuki Watase
4. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. Song! Song! Black Pig! 3 Way Match: Toru Owashi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. Return To The Site Of Happy Motel’s Formation For The First Time In 3 Years!: Konosuke Takeshita & Antonio Honda Vs MAO & Yuki Ueno
7. You And Me Yellow Cherries Next Door! Yamagata Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Naomi Yoshimura & Makoto Oishi

It is sadly not a full Happy Motels reunion in Match #6 but it’s one none the less. We’re probably not going to get a full one for as long as Tetsuya Endo and Konosuke Takeshita hate each other.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Kota Umeda & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. Yukio Sakaguchi, Antonio Honda & Ricky Starks Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
3. Hokke, Scallops, Tuna, Pickled Seaweed 4 Way Match: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mad Paulie Vs Mike Rollins
4. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi
5. DISASTER BOX Vs ALL OUT!: HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
6. Aomori Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO

Yuki Iino will be taking a limited wrestling schedule in May because he will be working on a terrestrial TV drama that month.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. GOLDEN GANBARE 2019: Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE Vs Miyako Matsumoto & Makoto
2. Momota Paent And Child Vs Naoshi Sano Round 2: Mitsuo Momota Vs Naoshi Sano
3. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Team Irootoko: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Mitomi Masayuki & Shota Nakagawa
4. Shota The Brutal Wind That Blows: Ken Ohka, Shuichiro Katsumura & Shuhei Washida Vs Shota, Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery
5. Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka

Back in February Naoshi Sano injured Chikara’s hand to the point where their match was stopped and Sano was declared the winner. Mitsuo Momota will get a chance to avenge his son.

BASARA “BASARA 95 ~TENNENRISHINRYU~”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

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

If Ryota Nakatsu can beat Ryuichi Sekine then he will break the record for most Union MAX Title defences.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 2ND ROUND”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. King Of DDT 2019 – Loser Resurrection Battle Royal: X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X
2. Makoto Oishi & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Yuki Iino
3. Noboribetsu City Councilor With 674 Votes In Mind (Affiliate, Newcomer) Tomoya Adachi Comes To Mars Gym!: Tomoya, Sanshiro Takagi & Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
4. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1A Vs Winner Of Round 1B
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1C Vs Winner Of Round 1D
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1E Vs Winner Of Round 1F
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1G Vs Winner Of Loser Resurrection Battle Royal

This past week local Hokkaido wrestler Tomoya participated in an election for the Noboribetsu City Council and received 674 votes. DDT is bringing him in for their return to Hokkaido to mark this achievement.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAREKATSU BOWL~”, 11/05/2019
Nishi Niigata City Hall (Kobari Aoyama Public Hall)

1. 3 Way Match: Hiroshi Yamato Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kota Umeda
2. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
3. Akito, Yuki Iino & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mike Rollins, Ricky Starks & Naomi Yoshimura
4. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka & X
5. “Niigata Celebrities!” Super Sasadango Machine Local Triumph! Niigata Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Super Sasadango Machine Vs HARASHIMA & Antonio Honda

I think we’ll find out who Saki Akai’s second partner will be after this weekend.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKASAKI DARUMA~”, 12/05/2019
Gunma New Sunpia Takasaki

1. Toru Owashi Marunage Match ~ Kazuki Hirata Time Difference Against 3 People: Kazuki Hirata Vs Usaburo Kokeshi, Daruma Takasaki & Yutaka Yoshie
2. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi, Yuki Ueno & Masahiro Takanashi
3. 3 Way Match: Mike Bailey Vs Mike Rollins Vs Ricky Starks
4. Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Naomi Yoshimura

Mike Rollins and Ricky Starks have spent most of their tour teaming together. What will they be like as opponents?

DDT “DRAMATIC DREAMS VOL. 6 ~YUKINORI MATSUI REFEREE 25TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL CONCERT RUT~”, 26/05/2019
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Gongitsune Vs US Freelance Special Single Match: Antonio Honda Vs Kikutaro
2. Get The New Glory! Special Tag Match: HUB & Isami Kodaka Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Super Space Time Wars Kaientai DX Vs Kishiwada Brigade ~ Special Tag Match: Dick Togo & MEN’S Teioh Vs Magnitude Kishiwada & Buffalo
4. Master Vs Skill ~ Special Single Match: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Yasu Urano
5. Special 6-Man Tag Match ~Wadachi~: Tetsuya Endo, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Tsubasa & Jinsei Shinzaki
6. Special Tag Match ~Dramatic Dream~: Konosuke Takeshita & HARASHIMA Vs Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi

There are still plenty of wrestlers waiting for their matches to be announced. Super Sasadango Machine, Keisuke Ishii, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Billy Ken Kid, Kengo Takai and Shoichi Uchida will all be on the show.