NJPW “”J SPORTS CROWN ~Dream Match~”, 12/9/2011 [Fri] 18:00 @ Differ Ariake in Tokyo [J-SPORTS]
(1) Hiromu Takahashi vs. Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Ishii (8:42) following a Powerbomb.
(2) Hirooki Goto, Tomoaki Honma & King Fale vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Takahashi (11:42) following the Tokyo Pimps to Fale.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Jado & Gedo
◆Winner: Tenzan (12:19) with the Anaconda Vice on Gedo.
(4) Yuji Nagata & Wataru Inoue vs. Minoru Suzuki & TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Suzuki (12:16) following the Gotch Style Piledriver to Inoue.
(The final 4 matches were determined by fan voting)
(5) Heavy Worst #1 vs. Junior Worst #1: Hideo Saito vs. Taichi
◆Winner: Saito (8:57) with the Carribean Death Grip.
~ Saito appeared dressed in a Red and Yellow costume and called himself Captain New Japan. Sort of like Captain America but with the NJ lion on his chest. He even carried a shield with the NJPW logo on it.
(6) Heavy Best #3 vs. Junior Best #3: Togi Makabe vs. KUSHIDA
◆Winner: Makabe (8:33) following the King Kong Knee Drop.
(7) Heavy Best #2 vs. Junior Best #2: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Tiger Mask IV
◆Winner: Nakamura (9:00) following the Boma Ye.
(8) Heavy Best #1 vs. Junior Best #1: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi
◆Winner: Tanahashi (12:33) with a Dragon Suplex Hold.
~ results were not posted in Japan until today, so I might as well put them in this post as well.
ZERO1 “Furinkazan Tag League 2011 ~ Opening Day” 12/8/2011 [Thu] 18:30 @ Shinjuku FACE
(1) Masato Tanaka, Fujita “Jr” Hayato & Yusaku Obata vs. Ryuji Sai, Raideen & Sean Burnett
◆Winner: Raideen (11:49) following the F5 to Obata.
(2) Hustle Man’s World Offer Match: Shinsuke Jet Wakataka & UEXILE vs. Sekai No Kyogo X & XX
◆Winner: Wakataka (11:21) with the Jet to X.
(3) B Block: Shito Ueda & Mineo Fujita vs. Schwarz & Weiss
◆Winner: Schwarz (13:30) following a Northern Lights Bomb to Mineo.
(4) A Block: Shinjiro Otani & Yoshikazu Yokoyama vs. Buffa & Brother Murda
◆Winner: Otani (12:13) with the Spiral Bomb to Murda.
(5) A Block: Ikuto Hidaka & Takafumi Ito vs. Takuya Sugawara & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi
◆Winner: Kikuchi (16:49) via pinfall on Ito.
(6) B Block: Kohei Sato & KAMIKAZE vs. Akebono & Daichi Hashimoto
◆Winner: Akebono (18:41) with a Body Press on KAMIKAZE.