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.


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
0 Fans

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.


Video – Ganpro Vs HEAT-UP Elimination Match

April 18, 2019

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “A・RA・SHI 2019”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR
117 Fans – No Vacancy

Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs HEAT-UP All Out 4 Vs 4 Elimination Match: Ken Ohka, Shota, Kouki Iwasaki & Shuhei Washida Vs TAMURA, Hiroshi Watanabe, Daisuke Kanehira & Keito Murota


GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MOMOIRO KNEEL KICK 2019” Results

April 14, 2019

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “KEISUKE ISHII PRODUCE ENTERTAINMENT – MOMOIRO KNEEL KICK 2019”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR
152 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Ishii’s Friend Ihashi In A Long Time Ganpro Participation Match: Gota Ihashi defeated Shuhei Washida with a Diving Body Press (5:43).
2. 90’s Style Joshi Pro Wrestling Tag Match: Cherry & HARUKAZE defeated Moeka Haruhi & Ken Ohka when HARUKAZE pinned Ohka with a School Boy (9:50).
3. LariPro Came Back: Keisuke Ishii, Mitsuo Momota & Yuna Manase defeated Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari & Shota when Momota pinned Imanari with a School Boy (9:22).
4. Fresh Ariyama Cup Special Tag Match: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shuichiro Katsumura & Minoru Fujita ended in a Time Limit Draw (30:00).
5. Special Bonus Track – 1 Vs 13 Handicap Elimination Special Rule Match: Keisuke Ishii, Kouki Iwasaki, Shuichiro Katsumura, Minoru Fujita, Mitsuo Momota, Yuna Manase, Yumehito Imanari, Shota, Cherry, HARUKAZE, Moeka Haruhi, Gota Ihashi & Shuhei Washida defeated Ken Ohka (7:47).
5a. Ken Ohka eliminated Cherry by Ring Out.
5b. Ken Ohka eliminated Kouki Iwasaki by Ring Out.
5c. Ken Ohka eliminated Shuichiro Katsumata by Ring Out.
5d. Ken Ohka eliminated Minoru Fujita by Ring Out.
5e. Ken Ohka eliminated Yumehito Imanari by Ring Out.
5f. Ken Ohka eliminated Moeka Haruhi by Ring Out.
5g. Ken Ohka eliminated Yuna Manase by Ring Out.
5h. Ken Ohka eliminated Mitsuo Momota by Ring Out.
5i. Ken Ohka eliminated Gota Ihashi by Ring Out.
5j. Ken Ohka eliminated Shuhei Washida by Ring Out.
5k. Ken Ohka eliminated Shota with the Fire Spear.
5l. Ken Ohka eliminated Keisuke Ishii by Ring Out.
5m. HARUKAZE eliminated Ken Ohka by Ring Out.

The main event lasted all thirty minutes and ended without a winner. Still, Keisuke Ishii was happy with the result and said it was great to make friends with the other wrestlers today. Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki thought they had the match won when they isolated Minoru Fujita. They hit him with the Kneel Kick, a Dragon Suplex, a Tiger Suplex and then a Moonsault but Fujita kicked out! Shuichiro Katsumura then trapped Iwasaki in the Cross Armbreaker when the bell rang to end the match in a draw. Fujita didn’t want himself or Katsumata to raise their hands along with Ishii & Iwasaki because he saw it as an admittance of defeat. Katsumura however convinced Fujita to join in.

The show ended with a 13 Vs 1 Handicap Match between Ken Ohka against everybody else on the card. Ohka was able to eliminated mostly everyone by throwing them out of the ring but HARUKAZE hid until he was the last one left and eliminated him from behind. She won the prize pack of melons that was originally meant to be given to the winners of the main event tag match. Ohka was given a lethally spicy chili pepper as a booby prize.

“Sunrise”, “GRAND SWORD”, “J”, “HOLD OUT” and “Subconsciousness” were the songs played during the Lariat Pro Wrestling match. The last one isn’t associated with Lariats but that didn’t stop Yuna Manase from doing the pose and screaming “Yeaoh!”

Ohka wanted to do the Japanese Ocean Cyclone Suplex in the joshi match but his own tag partner Moeka Haruhi stopped him because “it is Miss Toyota’s move.” Haruhi then kicked Ohka below the belt and HARUKAZE pinned him with a School Boy. Haruhi, HARUKAZE and Cherry kicked Ohka out of the ring afterwards but he had to get back in because the Lariat match was next.


GANBARE☆WRESTLING “A・RA・SHI 2019” Results

April 14, 2019

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “A・RA・SHI 2019”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR
117 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Shuichiro Katsumura defeated Choun-Shiryu with the Ninja Choke (10:10).
2. Ganbare☆Joshi Asukayama Decisive Battle: “Reiwa”-ko defeated HARUKAZE with a Diving Foot Stomp (7:17).
3. Producer Vs Producer! A Blow to The Soul!: Keisuke Ishii defeated Yumehito Imanari with the Double Arm Neck Lock (13:17).
4. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs HEAT-UP All Out 4 Vs 4 Elimination Match: TAMURA, Hiroshi Watanabe, Daisuke Kanehira & Keito Murota defeated Ken Ohka, Shota, Kouki Iwasaki & Shuhei Washida (19:51).
4a. TAMURA eliminated Ken Ohka by Ring Out (2:55).
4b. Shota and Hiroshi Watanabe are both eliminated by Double Pinfall (10:25).
4c. Kouki Iwasaki eliminated Keito Murota with a Crab Hold (14:35).
4d. Daisuke Kanehira eliminated Shuhei Washida with the Strike Of The Knee (16:07).
4e. Kouki Iwasaki eliminated TAMURA by Ring Out (17:37).
4f. Daisuke Kanehira eliminated Kouki Iwasaki by Ring Out (19:51).

Today HEAT-UP was victorious over Ganbare☆Wrestling! The main event was an 8-Man Elimination Tag Match between the two promotions. Ganpro suffered a major blow early on when Ken Ohka was pushed off the top rope by TAMURA, eliminating him three minutes in. Hirohsi Watanabe pinned Shota with a Leg Roll Clutch but Shota was able to clasp onto Watanabe’s arms and pin his shoulders down in the process, resulting in a double pinfall. Kouki Iwasaki got rid of Keito Murota with a Crab Hold and Daisuke Kanehira pinned Shuhei Washida with a Knee Strike minutes later. It was all up to Iwasaki but even thought he got to eliminate TAMURA, Kanehira sent him packing to win the match for HEAT-UP.

As the promotion’s champion, Kanehira was going to announce the next show to take place in Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR but Ohka interrupted him. TAMURA tried to calm Ohka down by telling him it’s time for the next generation led by Kanehira and Iwasaki to take over. TAMURA suggested that he and Ohka should retire right away but Ohka stopped him. HEAT-UP were given the chance to give the show closing speech but it devolved into another brawl between the two sides. Kanehira got the last words in and said BASEMENT MON☆STAR is heating up!

Since Keisuke Ishii and Yumehito Imanari are both hosting their own shows later today they faced off here. Ishii won with the Tiger Suplex and then the Double Arm Neck Lock.

Ohka announced early in the show that Moeka Haruhi was unable to appear today. Haruhi was standing beside him when he said this. She was “replaced” by the debuting “Reiwa”-ko. Haruhi was made to wrestle in different novelty masks that were bought from Don Quijote as the match went on.

Choun-Shiryu was given permission to use his weapons during his match with Shuichiro Katsumura. In return Katsumura put on heavy MMA gloves and they absorbed the impact from Shiryu’s Double Stomp. Katsumura gave him a Fisherman Buster then made him submit to the Ninja Choke.


The Big Catch Up

April 10, 2019

DDT “APRIL FOOL 2019 IN SHINKIBA”, 11/04/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. The Big President! Dance! Nori! Enchanting 3 Way Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Hiroshi Yamato
2. Single Match Of A 40 Year Old Indie Wrestler Trial: Mad Paulie Vs Makoto Oishi
3. HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno Vs Antonio Honda, Kazusada Higuchi & Kota Umeda
4. Saki Akai, Masahiro Takanashi & Tomomitdu Matsunaga, Mizuki Watase Vs Asuka, Akito, Yuki Iino & Rionne Fujiwara
5. 3 Way Tag Match: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins
6. Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Keisuke Okuda
7. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo

Naomi Yoshimura was supposed to be on the show but family circumstances are preventing him from coming this weekend. He will be back in the ring wrestling again on the 14th.

I missed this but on 2nd April DDT announced that Keisuke Okuda will resign from the company at the end of the month and become a freelancer. His contract with DDT was originally just a one year contract but it turned out to be the shortest contract in the company’s history. Okuda is grateful for the opportunities DDT gave to him when he left IGF last year and he’s been a fan of the company since he was in junior high but he wants to move his career in a different direction and go on a new adventure. Okuda wants his big match before he leaves to be against Yukio Sakaguchi.

“Absolute” Ricky Starks is from Louisiana, USA and has been wrestling since 2012. Mike Rollins is from Ontario, Canada and has been wrestling since 2007. Rollins is normally a mild person but during matches he can switch personalities and turn into a mad man named “Psycho” Mike.

The current Right To Challenge Gauntlet holders are Kazuki Hirata (blue) and Keisuke Ishii (yellow).

DDT “DRAMATIC STAR STREET CORNERS”, 13/04/2019
Tottori Yonago Industrial Gymnasium Sub Arena

1. 3 Way Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Antonio Honda Vs Yuki Iino
2. Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins Vs Asuka & Mizuki Watase
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Keisuke Okuda
4. Konosuke Takeshita Marunage Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Gaina Tiger & G Vs Yuki Ueno, Takuya Fujiwara & COW Saeki
5. Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Kota Umeda
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Daisuke Sasaki & Mad Paulie Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata
7. Yonago Specialties Come! Special! 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Lowther Vs Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Nobuhiro Shimatani

Yoshimura was originally teaming with Kota Umeda in a tag match. Umeda’s new partner is Tomomitsu Matsunaga.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’19 ~ READY SET, GO!”, 13/04/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Rika Tatsumi & Haruna Neko Vs Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
2. Reika Saiki Vs YUMI
3. Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa
4. Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki Vs Yuna Manase & Himawari Unagi
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Miu Watanabe & Raku
6. Miyu Yamashita, Shoko Nakajima & Marika Kobashi Vs Maki Itoh, Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino

Miyu Yamashita returns to Japan as a double champion. She now holds both the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title and the SHINE Championship.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “POTCHARI JOSHI PRO WRESTLING – WRESTLE & POCHA”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Special Pocha Libre ~First Impact By Pretty Pochadoras~: Da Pump Matsumoto Vs Beauty Suzuki
2. Second Pocha Libre Match ~ Potchari-gun Vs Mad Slender-gun Innocence RIZAP War: Miss Mongolia & Busses Mongolia Vs Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE
3. Beyond The Chubby ~ The Value Of Mixed Public-Private: Yumehito Imanari Vs Yuna Manase

Clips from a gravure DVD that Yuna Manase made six years ago under the name Yuna Suzuki will be shown on the venue screen at some point during the show.

DDT “DRAMATIC TENJINBASHI! 2019”, 14/04/2019
Osaka City Ozo Community Center

1. Ricky Starks, Mike Rollins & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase
2. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Sanshiro Takagi & Maku Donaruto
3. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mike Bailey, MAO & Asuka
4. Keisuke Okuda Marunage Match: Magnitude Kishiawada & Yuki Iino Vs Kota Umeda & Keisuke Okuda
5. DISASTER BOX Vs Shuten-dōji!: HARASHIMA & Yuki Iino Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi
6. Kazusada Higuchi Vs Naomi Yoshimura
7. I Love It! Osaka Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo

Let’s see if things really are still good between DAMNATION after what happened in New York. Konosuke Takeshita will be wanting revenge too.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “KEISUKE ISHII PRODUCE ENTERTAINMENT – MOMOIRO KNEEL KICK 2019”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Special Bonus Track: Ken Ohka Vs Everybody
2. Ishii’s Friend Ihashi In A Long Time Ganpro Participation Match: Gota Ihashi Vs Shuhei Washida
3. 90’s Style Joshi Pro Wrestling Tag Match: Cherry & HARUKAZE Vs Moeka Haruhi & Ken Ohka
4. LariPro Came Back: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari & Shota Vs Keisuke Ishii, Mitsuo Momota & Yuna Manase
5. Fresh Ariyama Cup Special Tag Match: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shuichiro Katsumata & Minoru Fujita

Ishii has decided to make Shuichiro Katsumata & Minoru Fujita team together in the main event. Ishii has lost to both of them in the past so he wants the chance to beat either of them on his own produced show.

Ishii has also added himself and Ken Ohka into the Lariat Match. He thinks the gimmick is so much fun that he wants to get involved too.

Lastly as if the show wasn’t enough of a rib on Ken Ohka, Ishii has added him to the 90’s joshi tribute match. Ohka has promised to do the Japanese Ocean Cyclone Suplex in that match.

DDT “SHUTEN-DOJI 5TH ANNIVERSARY ~DRINKING TURNS YOUR LIFE AROUND~”, 17/04/2019
Shinjuku FACE

1. Ebisuko Tavern Presents Tag Gauntlet Match: Danshoku Dieno & Kappa Kozo (w/ Miyako Haru) Vs Brahman Shu & Brahman Kei Vs Kazuhiko Ogasawara Vs Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Emi Sakura & Riho Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Yasu Urano & Antonio Honda Vs Ryuichi Sekine & SAKAI (w/ Sayaka Obihiro)
2. KUDO & HARASHIMA Vs MIKAMI & Tanomusaku Toba
3. Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Masahiro Takanashi

The winners of the Tag Gauntlet match will get one year’s worth of free food and drink tickets for the Ebisuko Tavern.

BASARA “RYOTA NAKATSU LOCAL TRIUMPH ~HARUYAMA LAUGHING~”, 21/04/2019
Kyoto Nagaokakyo City Central Lifelong Learning Center

1. Fuminori Abe Vs Takato Nakano
2. Isami Kodaka Vs Masato Kamino
3. Takumi Tsukamoto & Yasu Urano Vs Daichi Kazato & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi
4. Sento Minzoku Vs Speed Of Sounds!: Ryuichi Sekine & Daiki Shimomura Vs Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga
5. Ryota Nakatsu Local Triumph Match: Ryota Nakatsu, Naoki Tanizaki & Akiyori Takizawa Vs FUMA, SAGAT & Gunso

Gunso returns to BASARA. Hopefully he’s not going to start another BASARA Vs Dove Pro war.

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

1. Keisuke Okuda Farewell Match: Keisuke Okuda, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kota Umeda, Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
2. Saki Akai & Asuka Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
3. Legendary Wrestler Yoshiaki Yatsu First Match In DDT: Yoshiaki Yatsu, Sanshiro Takagi & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Akito, Kazusada Higuchi & Hiroshi Yamato
4. DDT Extreme Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Antonio Honda
5. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs X

It must have been fate for Tetsuya Endo to win the KO-D Openweight Title in New York. He was only there for around three days but to him it’s been three years and he has become a true born and raised New Yorker in that time. He wants to become the same kind of foreign KO-D Champion that Kenny Omega and El Generico were. To kick off his title reign, Endo is going to nominate his first challenger for a title defence on 28th April. He wants to pick an opponent he can beat 100 times out of 100. There is concerns among DDT management that Endo’s new American diet of hamburgers will result in him losing the high level physique that he’s been so proud of keeping up until now.

HARASHIMA and Antonio Honda will announce their stipulation match for the DDT Extreme Title on 16th April.

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

1. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
2. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa

The newly named Pandemic Boo-Boo get their second shot at the TOKYO Princess Tag Team Champions.

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

1. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata

The Lucha Libre Classica match is supposedly going to take place in a hexagon shaped ring and wrestlers can be disqualified if they use a rope break five times. This stipulation was used once in a match between Sanshiro Takagi and Masahiro Takanashi for the Extreme Title back in 2008. Takagi wants Makoto Oishi to experience this match and convey the charm of llave wrestling.

Hiroshi Yamato will be on the show.

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

1. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi

Oishi’s Marunage match is against Danshoku Dieno. He wants the match to prove not just who the better wrestler is, but the better human being too.

Hiroshi Yamato will also be on this show.

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

1. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka (?) & X

Saki Akai has said she wants Asuka to be part of her trios team. She just hasn’t asked her yet.

A popular photographer will be at the show taking pictures so Dieno is putting together a match where everyone has to look photogenic while they wrestle each other.

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

Toru Owashi wants Hirata to fight two dolls and Yutaka Yoshie in a Rumble style gauntlet. I don’t like Hirata’s chances here.