Category Archives: DDT

BASARA 85 (1.6.19) review

BASARA 85 (1.6.19) review

BASARA 85   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Kitazawa Town Hall. This is available on DDTpro.com/universe.   Yasu Urano vs. Masato Kamino Masato Kamino came back last month after missing a huge chunk of time, with injuries and specifically a nasty concussion. He basically debuted in 2017 so his career isn’t exactly off to a… Continue Reading

DDT Chiba City Monorail Wrestling (1.12.19) review

DDT Chiba City Monorail Wrestling (1.12.19) review

Mitsui Trading Co. Ltd presents Chiba City Monorail Wrestling   January 12 2019   To watch this head over to DDTPro.com/universe.   We’re in Chiba, Japan, on a train. As with DDT’s last match on a train it’s a battle royal with wrestlers joining the action at each stop. The attendance for this is 24,… Continue Reading

ALL DOIN review (11.9.18)

ALL DOIN review (11.9.18)

ALL DOIN   November 9 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shinkiba 1st Ring. This is DDT’s response to All In.   Fuminori Abe, Momo Ne & ZIMA Yoshida vs. Naoshi Sano, Big Bear & Movie Star It’s ok to be confused here. I know Abe from Big Japan. I’ve seen most of his… Continue Reading

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