All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2011 FLASHING TOUR ~ FujiQ Presents 2011 Junior Heavyweight League “OPENING””, 9/11/2011 (Sun) 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Suwama & Hiroshi Yamato vs. Jun Akiyama & Atsushi Aoki
Winner: Akiyama (16:28) following the Wrist Clutch Exploder to Yamato.
(2) Yasufumi Nakanoue & Soshun vs. Takumi Soya & Lee Che Gyong
Winner: Soya (8:06) with a Boston Crab on Nakanoue
(3) Masanobu Fuchi, BUSHI & Jimmy Yang vs. MAZADA, BLACK BUSHI & Hikaru Sato
Winner: Yang (12:44) with the Yang Time on MAZADA.
(4) Masakatsu Funaki, Akebono & Ryota Hama vs. KENSO, Dark Ozz & Dark Cuervo
Winner: Funaki (2:11) following a Body Press from Akebono.
~ So much for KENSO trying to form a perfect group, but we will see how things transpire now.
(5) Seiya Sanada & Manabu Soya vs. Taiyo Kea & Takao Omori
Winner: Soya (18:27) following the Wild Bomber [Lariat] to Omori.
~ Soya picked up the early win over Omori before the face off one on one on 9/19.
(6) Junior Heavyweight League ~ A BLOCK Match: Kaz Hayashi vs. Minoru
Winner: Hayashi (12:21) following the Power Plant.
[Hayashi: 1 Win = 2 Points]
[Minoru: 1 Loss = 0 Points]
(7) Junior Heavyweight League ~ B BLOCK Match: Shuji Kondo vs. Koji Kanemoto
Winner: Kanemoto (13:28) with an Ankle Hold.
[Kondo: 1 Loss = 0 Points]
[Kanemoto: 1 Win = 2 Points]
(8) Junior Heavyweight League ~ A BLOCK Match: KAI vs. Kenny Omega
Winner: Omega (18:07) with the Croyt’s Wrath.
[KAI: 1 Loss = 0 Points]
[Omega: 1 Win = 2 Points]
~ As usual affair in tournaments, the first day had 2 big wins from the outsiders. The biggest going to Omega who beat the current Jr. Heavy Champion KAI. You go to think that this will come back later after the tournament for these two to face off again.
NJPW “G1 CLIMAX SPECIAL 2011″, 9/11/2011 (Sun) 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo [Samurai! TV]
(1) Kyosuke Mikami vs. Takaaki Watanabe
Winner: Mikami (8:10) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Hiromu Takahashi & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. KUSHIDA & Tiger Mask IV
Winner: KUSHIDA (9:29) with the 9469 (KUSHIDA LOCK).
(3) Tama Tonga & Tomoaki Honma vs. Gedo & Toru Yano
Winner: Yano (10:05) with the Oni Kuroshi on Honma.
(4) King Fale, Yuji Nagata & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Hideo Saito & Takashi Iizuka
Winner: Saito (11:51) with the Caribbean Death Grip on Fale.
(5) IWGP Junior Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Taichi & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: Taguchi (19:04) with a La Magistral on Taichi.
~ Seventh Successful Defense.
(6) Wataru Inoue & Togi Makabe vs. Lance Archer & Minoru Suzuki
Winner: Archer (11:12) following the Dark Days on Inoue.
(7) Tetsuya Naito, MVP & Hirooki Goto vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Masato Tanaka [ZERO1] & Shinsuke Nakamura
Winner: Nakamura (16:39) following the Boma Ye to Naito.
NOAH “Shiny Navig. 2011″, 9/11/2011 (Sun) 17:00 @ Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
(1) Taiji Ishimori vs. Genba Hirayanagi
Winner: Ishimori (5:23) with the 450° Splash
(2) Mohammed Yone & Ryuji Hijikata [free] vs. Bison Smith & Ricky Marvin
Winner: Smith (7:18) following the Bison-Tenniel on Hijikata.
(3) Kenta Kobashi, Takuma Sano & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Akira Taue, Masao Inoue & Zack Sabre, Jr.
Winner: Ogawa (18:29) with a Backdrop Hold on Sabre.
(4) Kensuke Sasaki [Kensuke Office] vs. Colt Cabana
Winner: Sasaki (9:05) following the Northern Lights Bomb.
(5) Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima [Kensuke Office] & Kento Miyahara [Kensuke Office]
Winner: Suzuki (15:29) with a Tiger Driver on Miyahara.
(6) Jun Akiyama & Akitoshi Saito vs. Takeshi Morishima & Yutaka Yoshie
Winner: Saito (15:30) following a Running Sickle of Death.
(7) Go Shiozaki, Takashi Sugiura & Shuhei Taniguchi vs. Yoshihiro Takayama, KENTA & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Winner: Taniguchi (23:13) with a German Suplex on Kanemaru.
~ Got to give credit for Akiyama and Aoki for competing in Tokyo at noon and then hoping on the bullet train to get to Osaka to compete once again.