NJPW 40th anniversary Tour NEW JAPAN GLORY 2012, 3/11/2012 [Sun] 15:00 @ Act City Hamamatsu in Shizuoka Prefec. [Charity Show] [SamuraiTV]
(1) Wataru Inoue vs. Takaaki Watanabe
◆Winner: Inoue (7:44) following the Spear of Justice.
(2) Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Gedo & Jado
◆Winner: Tiger (8:09) with a modified Crucifix Hold on Jado.
(3) Captain New Japan & Tama Tonga vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
◆Winner: Yano (11:06) following the Oni Kuroshi to Tonga.
(4) Prince Devitt, Ryusuke Taguchi & KUSHIDA vs. Davey Richards, Rocky Romero & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Richards (11:54) following the Contract Killer to KUSHIDA.
(5) Togi Makabe, Riki Choshu [LEGEND], Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION], Yoshihiro Takayama [Takayama Hall], Lance Archer, TAKA Michinoku [K-DOJO] & Taichi
◆Winner: Nagata (14:40) with the Backdrop Hold on TAKA.
(6) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito, “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & Tomoaki Honma vs. Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura, Masato Tanaka [ZERO1] & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Okada (16:19) following the Rainmaker to Honma.
(7) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [Champion] Hirooki Goto vs. [Challenger] Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Goto (17:18) following the Shouten Kai.
~ 1st Successful Title Defense.
“40th Anniversary Year HOLD OUT TOUR 2012”, 3/11/2012 [Sun] 17:00 @ Yokohama Radiant Hall in Kanagawa Pref.
~ Before the event, all the All Japan talent came out and stood around the ring for a memorial ceremony dedicated to the victims of the Earthquake that hit the Tohoku region of Japan. Most of the AJP talent where just south of Sendai when the quake hit as they were putting on a show later that day.
~ Sanada was forced to miss the show due to an injury to his left knee.
(1) Taiyo Kea vs. Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Kea (9:04) with an Abdominal Stretch.
(2) Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Yutaka Yoshie [free]
◆Winner: Yoshie (9:12) with an Air Scissors Drop.
(3) KENSO & Kaz Hayashi vs. Akebono & Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Hama (9:35) with a Body Press on Hayashi.
(4) Takao Omori, Manabu Soya & KAI vs. Dark Ozz, Dark Cuervo & RONIN
◆Winner: Soya (13:02) following the Wild Bomber to Cuervo.
(5) Triple Crown Prelude ~ AJP vs. NOAH 6 Man Tag Match: Keiji Mutoh, Shuji Kondo & Hiroshi Yamato vs. Jun Akiyama, Akitoshi Saito [free] & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Saito (20:24) following the Sickle of Death to Yamato.
~ Go Shiozaki came out after the match and they are both ready for their GHC Heavy Tag Championship match coming up on March 18 in NOAH.
(5) Suwama & Takumi Soya vs. Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka
◆Winner: Suwama (25:35) following the Last Ride to Tanaka.
DDT “Judgement 2012”, 11/03/2012 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Gota Ihashi Return Match: KUDO vs Gota Ihashi
◆Winner: KUDO (7:21) following a Backspin Kick.
(2) Major Explosion!? Rocket Punch: Masao Inoue vs. DJ Nira
◆Winner: Inoue (8:57) with a School Boy.
(3) Iron Man Heavy Metal Championship – Battle Royal: Talent Involved: [Champion] Antonio Honda, Michael Nakazawa, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Poison Sawada JULIE, Gorgeous Matsuno, Tigers Mask, Kana & Keita Yano
~ Before the match, JULIE defeated Honda to become the 894th Champion.
Honda (893), Sawada (894), Nakazawa (895), Kana (896), Honda (897)
◆Winner: Kana () via pinfall on Honda.
Kana becomes the 898th Champion.
(4) Makoto Oishi, Akito & Hiroshi Fukuda vs. HARASHIMA, Masa Takanashi & Daisuke Sasaki
◆Winner: Takanashi (10:22) with the Bacchus to Fukuda.
(5) Shigehiro Irie & Keisuke Ishii vs. Shuji Kondo & Kaz Hayashi [AJP]
◆Winner: Hayashi (13:43) following the Final Cut to Ishii.
~ Shuji Kondo is the next challenger for Kenny Omega, but depending on what happens, Shigehiro Irie may lay claim as the next challenger on April 1 in DDT. That is also in part of Irie can drop some much needed weight.
(6) KO-D Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Yasu Urano & Yuji Hino [K-DOJO] vs. [Challengers] Sanshiro Takagi & Takao Soma
◆Winner: Soma (15:16) following a Diving Guillotine Drop on Urano.
~ Soma & Takagi become the 42nd Generation Champions.
(7) KO-D Openweight Championship Match: [Champion] Danshoku Dino vs. [Challenger] Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: Dino (20:10) following the True Gotch Style Piledriver.
~ Second Successful Defense.
DIAMOND RING, 3/11/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Kensuke Office Dojo in Saitama
(1) Namazu Man vs. NOSAWA Rongai [Tokyo Gurentai]
◆Winner: NOSAWA (7:55) with a Small Package.
(2) Kento Miyahara & Super Crazy [free] vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa [free] & Takashi Doi [SMASH]
◆Winner: Crazy (16:10) with a Moonsault Press on Doi.
(3) Katsuhiko Nakajima, Satoshi Kajiwara & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya vs. Kenichiro Arai, Chihiro Tominaga & Eita Kobayashi [DG]
◆Winner: Kajiwara (20:02) with the 3104 on Tominaga.
Osaka Pro-Wrestling “Osaka Holiday Paradise”, 3/11/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Osaka Minami Move on Arena
(1) Ebessan & Billyken Kid vs. Kuuga & Hideyoshi
◆Winner: Kuuga (8:44) following the Tower Stamp to Ebessan.
(2) Takoyakida vs. HAYATA
◆Winner: HAYATA (8:59) following the Headache.
(3) Tsubasa vs. Kazuaki Mihara
◆Winner: Tsubasa (13:44) via pinfall.
(4) Yun Gang Chul & Daisuke Harada vs. Kuishinbo Kamen & Kanjyuro Matsuyama
◆Winner: Yun (10:35) with the Nerichagi to Kuishinbo.
(5) Atsushi Kotoge, Black Buffalo & Naoki Setoguchi vs. Orochi, Masamune & Tadasuke
◆Winner: Buffalo (16:05) following a Backdrop to Orochi.