Dragon Gate USA
|Industry||Professional wrestling, Puroresu, Lucha Libre|
|Headquarters||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Key people||Satoshi Oji (President)
Gabe Sapolsky (Vice president),
Sal Hamaoui (COO)
In June 2009, it was announced that Dragon Gate USA had signed an agreement to film its shows for pay-per-view broadcast. In August 2009, it was announced that Dragon Gate USA had signed an agreement with The Fight Network to air DGUSA content on television.
On September 7, 2010, Dragon Gate USA announced a partnership with Go Fight Live and that their first live internet pay-per-view, Bushido: Way of the Warrior (later renamed Bushido: Code of the Warrior), would be taking place on October 29.
In the fall of 2010, DGUSA announced that it would be holding a tournament to crown the first Open the United Gate Champions, which is their tag team champions. It was announced on December 13, 2010 that the tournament would be a four team round robin tournament that would take place over three shows from January 28 through January 30.
On November 25, 2011, Dragon Gate USA and Evolve announced the unification of the two promotions. Dragon Gate USA and Evolve will still promote separate events, but the two share rosters, including stables, and Evolve recognizes Dragon Gate USA's Open the Freedom Gate Championship and Open the United Gate Championship as its top two championships.
- Chikara (established April 26, 2009)
- All American Wrestling (established June 15, 2009)
- Hybrid Wrestling (established June 15, 2009)
- Full Impact Pro (established September 28, 2009)
- Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup (established October 13, 2009)
- Women Superstars Uncensored (established October 14, 2009)
- Maximum Pro Wrestling (established March 3, 2010)
- Rampage Pro Wrestling
- Combat Zone Wrestling
- New York Wrestling Connection
- Insanity Pro Wrestling
List of Dragon Gate USA events
|Pay-Per-View name||Live event name||Date filmed||Date aired||City||Venue|
|Enter The Dragon||Open The Historic Gate||July 25, 2009||September 4, 2009||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Arena|
|Untouchable||Open The Untouchable Gate||September 6, 2009||November 6, 2009||Chicago, Illinois||Congress Theater|
|Freedom Fight||Open The Freedom Gate||November 28, 2009||January 22, 2010||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Arena|
|Fearless||Fearless||January 23, 2010||March 5, 2010||Chicago, Illinois||Congress Theater|
|Open The Ultimate Gate||Open The Ultimate Gate||March 26, 2010||Phoenix, Arizona||Celebrity Theatre|
|Mercury Rising||Mercury Rising||March 27, 2010||May 14, 2010||Phoenix, Arizona||Celebrity Theatre|
|Open The Northern Gate||Open The Northern Gate||May 7, 2010||Windsor, Ontario, Canada||Windsor Armoury|
|Uprising||Uprising||May 8, 2010||July 9, 2010||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada||International Centre|
|Enter The Dragon 2010||1st Anniversary Celebration||July 24, 2010||September 10, 2010||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Arena|
|Untouchable 2010||Untouchable 2010||September 25, 2010||November 12, 2010||Chicago, Illinois||Congress Theater|
|Way of the Ronin||Way of the Ronin||September 26, 2010||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Miramar Theater|
|Bushido: Code of the Warrior||Bushido: Code of the Warrior||October 29, 2010||October 29, 2010||Fall River, Massachusetts||PAL Hall|
|Freedom Fight 2010||Freedom Fight 2010||October 30, 2010||January 7, 2011||Rahway, New Jersey||Rahway Recreation Center|
|United: NYC||United: NYC||January 28, 2011||January 28, 2011||New York, New York||B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill|
|United: Philly||United: Philly||January 29, 2011||January 29, 2011||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Arena|
|United We Stand||United: Finale||January 30, 2011||March 11, 2011||Union City, New Jersey||ACE Arena|
|Open The Southern Gate||Open The Southern Gate||April 1, 2011||Burlington, North Carolina||Mid Atlantic Sportatorium|
|Mercury Rising 2011||Mercury Rising 2011||April 2, 2011||April 2, 2011||Atlanta, Georgia||The Presidential Ballroom|
|Open the Ultimate Gate 2011||Open The Ultimate Gate 2011||April 3, 2011||May 27, 2011||Atlanta, Georgia||The Presidential Ballroom|
|Fearless 2011||Fearless 2011||June 3, 2011||June 3, 2011||Revere, Massachusetts||Wonderland Ballroom|
|Uprising 2011||Uprising 2011||June 4, 2011||July 29, 2011||Deer Park, New York||NYWC Sportatorium|
|Enter The Dragon 2011||2nd Anniversary Celebration||June 5, 2011||June 5, 2011||New York, New York||B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill|
|Chasing The Dragon||Chasing The Dragon||September 9, 2011||Indianapolis, Indiana||The Community Center|
|Untouchable 2011||Untouchable 2011||September 10, 2011||September 10, 2011||Chicago, Illinois||The Congress Theater|
|Way of the Ronin 2011||Way of the Ronin 2011||September 11, 2011||September 11, 2011||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||The Miramar Theatre|
|Revolt!||Revolt!||November 11, 2011||November 11, 2011||Revere, Massachusetts||Wonderland Ballroom|
|Bushido 2011: Code of the Warrior||Bushido 2011: Code of the Warrior||November 12, 2011||November 12, 2011||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Asylum Arena|
|Freedom Fight 2011||Freedom Fight 2011||November 13, 2011||November 13, 2011||New York, New York||B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill|
|Open the Golden Gate||Open the Golden Gate||January 27, 2012||January 27, 2012||Los Angeles, California|
|Heat 2012||Heat 2012||March 29, 2012||September 12, 2012||Hollywood, Florida||German American Society Clubhouse|
|Open The Ultimate Gate 2012||Open The Ultimate Gate 2012||March 30, 2012||March 30, 2012||Miami Beach, Florida||Deauxville Beach Resort|
|Mercury Rising 2012||Mercury Rising 2012||March 31, 2012||March 31, 2012||Miami Beach, Florida||Deauxville Reach Resort|
|Untouchable 2012||Untouchable 2012||July 28, 2012||July 28, 2012||Taylor, Michigan||Gibraltar Trade Center|
|Enter The Dragon 2012: Third Anniversary Celebration||Enter The Dragon 2012: Third Anniversary Celebration||July 29, 2012||July 29, 2012||Chicago, Illinois||The Congress Theater|
|Fearless 2012||Fearless 2012||November 2, 2012||November 2, 2012||Everett, Massachusetts||---|
|Uprising 2012||Uprising 2012||November 3, 2012||November 3, 2012||Voorhees, New Jersey||---|
|Freedom Fight 2012||Freedom Fight 2012||November 4, 2012||November 4, 2012||Deer Park, New York||---|
|Open The Golden Gate 2013||Open The Golden Gate 2013||January 25th, 2013||January 25th, 2013||Santa Maria, CA||---|
|REVOLT! 2013||REVOLT! 2013||January 26th, 2013||January 26th, 2013||Huntington Park, CA||---|
|Heat 2013||Heat 2013||January 27th, 2013||January 27th, 2013||Huntington Park, CA|
D.U.F. (Dirty Ugly Fucks)
Veteran Army Returns
- Caleb Konley
- Scott Reed
- Brian Cage
- Larry Dallas
The Gentleman's Club
- Chuck Taylor
- Jake Manning
- Drew Gulak
- Drake Younger
- Johnny Gargano
- Jon Davis
- Low Ki
- Shingo Takagi
- Tomahawk T.T.
- 2 Cold Scorpio
- Da Soul Touchaz
- Jack Evans
- Jorge "Skayde" Rivera
- Ken Doane
- L.A. Park
- Paul London
- Super Crazy
- Teddy Hart
- Tommy Dreamer
- John Morrison
- Brodie Lee
- Bryan Danielson
- Davey Richards
- Jon Moxley
- Austin Aries
- The Young Bucks
- Brian Kendrick
- Mike Quackenbush
- Jimmy Jacobs
- Gran Akuma
- Kevin Harvey - Live Event Host (September 6, 2009 – present)
- Lenny Leonard – Commentator
- Leonard Chikarason – Commentator (July 25, 2009 - May 18, 2011)
- Mike Quackenbush – Commentator
- Rob Naylor - Commentator
- Phil Colvin – Commentator
- Brandon Tolle - Referee
- Frankie Gastineau - Referee
- Mike Kehner - Referee
|Open the Freedom Gate Championship||Johnny Gargano||YAMATO||November 13, 2011||Manhattan, NY|
|Open the United Gate Championship||The Young Bucks
(Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson)
|AR Fox and CIMA||April 6, 2013||Secaucus, NJ|
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