AJP “40th Anniversary Year 2012 ~ New Year Shining Series”, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 18:00 @ Act City Hamamatsu in Shizuoka
(1) Manabu Soya vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Manabu (9:24) following the Vertical Drop Death Valle Bomb.
(2) Takao Omori vs. Takumi Soya
◆Winner: Omori (9:28) following an Axe Bomber.
(3) KENSO, Kaz Hayashi & KAI vs. Dark Ozz, Dark Cuervo & BLACK BUSHI
◆Winner: KENSO (17:51) following the Hagakure to BLACK BUSHI.
(4) Seiya Sanada vs. Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Sanada (12:27) with an Abdominal Stretch.
(5) Taiyo Kea & Hiroshi Yamato vs. Akebono & Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Akebono (9:56) with a Body Press on Yamato.
(6) Suwama & Shuji Kondo vs. Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka
◆Winner: Suwama (21:30) following the Last Ride to Tanaka.
LEGEND THE PRO WRESTLING 2012, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Kikutaro vs. Ebessan
◆Winner: Kikutaro (10:37) with a Single Leg Boston Crab.
(2) Hiro Saito, Bear Fukuda & Nobuyuki Kurashima vs. Super Tiger, Tiger Shark & Hayato Mashita
◆Winner: Saito (13:19) following a Diving Senton to Mashita.
(3) Masato Tanaka & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tomoaki Honma & Alexander Otsuka
◆Winner: Ishii (14:19) following a Vertical Drop Brainbuster to Otsuka.
(4) The Original Tiger Mask vs. El Samurai
◆Winner: Tiger (8:19) with a Tiger Suplex Hold.
(5) Riki Choshu vs. Daichi Hashimoto
◆Winner: Choshu (10:59) following a Riki Lariat.
(6) Tatsumi Fujinami & Mitsuya Nagai vs. Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Yuki Ishikawa
◆Winner: Nagai (10:54) following the Hyper Knee Strike to Ishikawa.
Bull Nakano Retirement Event, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 16:00 @ Tokyo Dome City Hall
For one last night we have seen the revival of Bull Nakano. Bull Nakano whose real name is Keiko Nakano debut in 1983 and become one of the most well known female wrestlers to come from Japan, even competing in the WWE in 1993. Nakano retired due to injury in 1997 and today marked her proper send off from her years as a pro wrestler.
(1) Aja Kong vs. Ayako Hamada
◆Winner: Hamada (15:14) with the AP Cross.
(2) Battle Royal:
◆Winner: Bull Hirota (Sakura Hirota) (24:26) with a Hurricanrana to GAMI.
(3) Shinjiro Otani, Ikuto Hidaka & Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hakushi, Osamu Nishimura & Super Delfin
◆Winner: Otani (11:51) with a Spiral Bomb to Delfin.
(4) Kayoko Haruyama & Ryo Mizunami vs. AKINO & Maki Narumiya
◆Winner: Mizunami (13:34) following a Diving Guillotine Drop to Narumiya.
(5) Jaguar Yokota, Manami Toyota, Tomoka Nakagawa, Natsuki☆Taiyo & Cherry vs. Dump Matsumoto, Kyoko Inoue, Leon, Sawako Shimono & Tsukushi
◆Winner: Inoue (16:15) following a Powerbomb to Cherry.
(6) Kana vs. Kagetsu
◆Winner: Kana (11:23) with a Chicken Wing Face Lock.
(7) Nanae Takahashi, Meiko Satomura & Emi Sakura vs. Ayumi Kurihara, Yoshiko & Tsukasa Fujimoto
◆Winner: Sakura (21:41) with a Nyann Nyann Press From the Second Floor to Fujimoto.
(8) Yuzuki Aikawa vs. Hikaru Shida
◆Winner: Aikawa (15:11) following the Yazupon Kick Red.
Then to close out the show, Nakano had a 3 part retirement match which saw here recreating classic moments from her career against Shinobu Kandori and even Aja Kong.
Following this lead to her proper retirement ceremony where they showed pictures/highlights throughout her career.
Then it all came to a close when here husband Daisuke Aoki came out to the ring.
Osaka Pro-Wrestling “Osaka Holiday Paradise”, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Osaka Minami Move on Arena
(1) Naoki Setoguchi vs. HAYATA
◆Winner: HAYATA (8:33) following the Headache.
(2) 3WAY Match: Kuishinbo Kamen vs. Billyken Kid vs. Black Buffalo
◆Winner: Buffalo (8:42) with a Figure Four Leg Lock on Kuishinbo.
(3) Tigers Mask & Kazuaki Mihara vs. Hideyoshi & Masamune
◆Winner: Hideyoshi (12:05) following the Hunting Knife to Mihara.
(4) Zeus & Takoyakida vs. Orochi & Tadasuke
◆Winner: Tadasuke (12:45) following the Last Ride to Takoyakida.
(5) Atsushi Kotoge & Daisuke Harada vs. Ultimate Spider, Jr. & Kanjuro Matsuyama
◆Winner: Harada (14:28) with a Rolling Cradle on Matsuyama.
DDT “Dramatic 2012 January Special”, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 12:30 @ Shinkiba 1st RING
(1) 2012 New Year Match: Poison JULIE Sawada vs. Hoshitango
(2) Hikaru Sato & Michael Nakazawa vs. Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Kazuki Hirata
(3) Sanshiro Takagi & Shota vs. Takao Soma & Rion Mizuki
(4) Yasu Urano, Antonio Honda, Yuji Hino & Keita Yano vs. Masa Takanashi, Daisuke Sasaki, Keisuke Ishii & Shigehiro Irie
◆Winner: Sasaki (13:32) over Urano.
(5) HARASHIMA & Gorgeous Matsuno vs. Kenny Omega & DJ Nira
◆Winner: Matsuno (14:20) over Nira.
(6) Homorio Clover Z New Year Competition: KUDO, Makoto Oishi & Hikari Minami vs. Danshoku Dino, Hiroshi Fukuda & Akito.
◆Winner: KUDO (13:44) over Fukuda.
(7) Annual New Year! Lottery Battle Royal:
BJW “Osaka Surprise 2”, 1/8/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Takaishi City Civic Culture Center Appla Hall in Osaka
(1) Tommy End & Micheal Danta vs. Masato Inaba & Masashi Otani
(2) Shinya Ishikawa vs. Kazuaki Hashimoto
(3) Gran Hamada, Takaku Fuke & Yuki Tanaka vs. Yuji Okabayashi, Yuichi Taniguchi & Atsushi Ohashi
(4) Tornado Barbed Wire Board Tag Team Death Match: Hayato Nanjo & Apple Miyuki vs. Shadow WX & Shinobu
(5) Kaijin Habu Otoko, Tsubasa & Kamui vs. Jun Kasai, Jaki Numazawa & BLK Jeez
◆Winner: Otoko (17:11) over BLK Jeez.
(6) Magnitude Kishiwada, Kengo Takai & Shoichi Uchida vs. Daisuke Sekimoto, Yoshihito Sasaki & Takumi Tsukamoto
◆Winner: Kishiwada (16:34) over Tsukamoto.
(7) 200 Fluorescent Lighttubes Tag Team Death Match: Abdullah Kobayashi, Masashi Takeda & Kankuro Hoshino vs. Yuko Miyamoto, Ryuji Ito & Takashi Sasaki
◆Winner: Miyamoto (16:52) over Hoshino.