— Here is the listing of confirmed and rumored matches for NJPW’s January 4th Wrestle Kingdom 7 event…
* Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Okada for the IWGP World Hvt. Title.
* Champion Prince Devitt vs. Low Ki vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title.
* Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kazushi Sakuraba for the IWGP IC Title.
* Togi Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata
* Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA defending the IWGP Jr. Tag Titles against a team to be named.
* Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (D.H. Smith) defending the IWGP Tag Titles against the Tag League tournament winners.
* 3-4 more matches are expected to be added to the card, including an opening eight-man tag match from the juniors division.
— Extreme Rising will debut on iPPV Saturday from Monaca, PA at the Golden Dome. All iPPV orders will receive a free iPPV download of the company’s 6/30 Philadelphia event, which was headlined by Matt Hardy vs. Jerry Lynn vs. Homicide. Here is the card for the show…
* Shane Douglas vs. Matt Hardy
* Sabu vs. Devon Storm
* Jerry Lynn vs. Homicide
* The FBI vs. BLK Out
* Bestia 666 vs. Pesadilla
* Perry Saturn vs. Luke Hawx
* Stevie Richards vs. Papadon
— Following the long international tour and TV tapings this week, the WWE crew finally has the day off today.
— Following three days of shows (PPV & two iMPACT! tapings), the TNA crew also has the day off. They then run three house shows starting on Thursday.
— AWA returns on ESPN Classic tonight at midnight ET, featuring the following…
* Greg Gagne vs. Glover
* Doug Somers and Buddy Rose vs. Fields and Crenshaw
* Larry Zbyszko vs. Sweat
* Curt Hennig vs. Tabb
* Nick Bockwinkel vs. Boris Zhukov