Puroresu Weekly Recap #6

Added by Luke Hickey

All Japan: On July 15th, Tajiri will challenge Akiyama for the Gaora TV Championship, Koji Iwamoto will challenge Atsushi Aoki for the World Junior Heavyweight Championship. The Violent Giants 1st defence of the All Japan World Tag Team titles will be against Tajiri & Gianni Valleta. Naoya Nomura & Yuma Aoyagi will be getting another shot at the All Asia Tag Team titles on July 29th as they once again challenge Jun Akiyama & Yuji Nagata. Also on the 29th, Ryouji Sai will defend the All Asia Heavyweight against The Bodyguard while Zeus challenges Miyahara for the Triple Crown.

My All Japan zine will be out in the next week or so. @PuroReviews on twitter if you’d like to order a copy.

Big Japan: Masashi Takeda & Takumi Tsukamoto will challenge BJW Tag Team Champions Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka on the 21st.

Dragon Gate: Over Generation lost the losers disband match against Antias and have disbanded. Masato Tanaka appeared and will be a supporting player for Antias, as he Yoshida & Kanda will challenge for the Open the Triangle Gate, while Eita challenges for the Open the Brave Gate and Takagi will challenge for the Open the Dream Gate at Kobe World on the 22nd.

Dramatic Dream Team: Apparently, DDT training ground DNA is on the way out and will now use Maji Manji as the training ground to promote younger talent on the roster. Jun Kasai will be teaming with Daisuke Sasaki on the 24th July episode, KO-D 6 Man will also be defended on the show as All Out defend against a team from Sendai Girls.

NJPW: Juice Robinson became the 3rd and first American holder of the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship at the G1 Special. Kenny Omega, Hirooki Goto and Takahashi successfully defended their singles belts but unfortunately Hiromu was injured during his match. The Young Bucks successfully their tag belts.

Takeshi Morishima has announced he will return to the ring.