Category Archives: DDT

DDT What are you Doing? review (6.24.18)

DDT What are you Doing? review (6.24.18)

DDT What Are You Doing? 2018   June 24 2018   One of my biggest regrets of 2018 so far is that I’ve barely watched any DDT. One of my favourite promotions before it went behind a pay window I signed up to DDT Universe and promptly forgot about it. I ended up cancelling but… Continue Reading

Match review: Shigehiro Irie vs. Konosuke Takeshita (DDT Max Bump 4.29.18)

Match review: Shigehiro Irie vs. Konosuke Takeshita (DDT Max Bump 4.29.18)

DDT Max Bump   April 29 2018   I’m here for your main event of the evening but I did quickly stop off to watch HARASHIMA best Yuko Miyamoto in defence of DDT’s Extreme title. It was a very solid match but there was no wacky stipulation! Call it ***1/2   KO-D Openweight Championship Konosuke… Continue Reading

DDT D-King Grand Prix in Shin-Kiba review (1.14.18)

DDT D-King Grand Prix in Shin-Kiba review (1.14.18)

DDT D-King Grand Prix in Shin-Kiba   January 14 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring. It’s a small intimate venue that holds fewer than 400 fans. This is the final night of the D-Ou Grand Prix. I’m a little sad I’ve not had the chance to watch it all and I… Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament review (12.31.17)

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament review (12.31.17)

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament   December 31 2017   New Year’s Eve Tag Tournament. The Rules: Rules:– 10 minutes matches– If time limit, then one wrestler from each team will wrestle until one gets a 1 count pin in sudden death– The final must be decided in a regular match with no time… Continue Reading

The Catch Up Column Part II

The Catch Up Column Part II

The Catch Up Column – Summer 2017 Part 2   September 3 2017   Falls Count Anywhere Five Way Tag Team Match DAMNATION (Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo) vs. ALL OUT (Konosuke Takeshita & Diego) vs. Gota Ihashi & Nobuhiro Shimatani vs. Mike Bailey & MAO vs. Sanshiro Takagi & Munenori Sawa This is one… Continue Reading

DNA 33 Kill the King review (5.10.17)

DNA 33 Kill the King review (5.10.17)

Fighting Gig DNA 33 – Kill the King   May 10 2017     We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall. This is a big deal for the DNA brand, essentially DDT’s answer to NXT, as they normally run a much smaller building in Tokyo. Usually wrestling in front of a few hundred fans. While… Continue Reading

DDT Max Bump review (4.29.17)

DDT Max Bump review (4.29.17)

DDT Max Bump   April 29 2017   DDT Extreme Championship #1 Contender’s Match Yasu Urano vs. Kouki Iwasaki vs. Antonio Honda vs. Keisuke Ishii vs. Royce Isaacs My first look at Isaacs, a muscular American, was during the Train wrestling match but he’s worked on DNA a fair bit. Dino likes him because he… Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast: The Clusterf*ck That Wasn’t

RVR Wrestling Podcast: The Clusterf*ck That Wasn’t

Host Arnold Furious talks with 7, no wait… 6… 3? 2 then. Ahem. Host Arnold Furious chats with Aqeel Khalid about the latest goings on in the world of wrestling. Topics range from WWE, DDT, ROH to the UK scene. Available via iTunes, and for a direct download, click HERE! Continue Reading

DDT Train Pro Wrestling review (4.16.17)

DDT Train Pro Wrestling review (4.16.17)

DDT Choshi Electric Railway   April 16 2017   Oh, so you think your favourite promotion is fairly innovative? Does things a bit differently? Reverse battle royals? Some other bullshit? Fuck you! DDT is doing things you could not even conceive of. In this case hiring a train as the venue, having the passengers as… Continue Reading

DDT Judgement (3.20.17)

DDT Judgement (3.20.17)

DDT Judgement   March 20 2017   We’re in Saitama, Japan. DDT is having a big year and they drew 10,000+ fans for this show. In order to justify themselves it’s a really, really long show. How long? Six and a half hours, baby. Strap yourselves in to DDT’s streaming gimmick and get a face… Continue Reading