NJPW 40th anniversary Tour NEW JAPAN CUP 2012 – FINAL, 4/8/2012 [Sun] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & KUSHIDA vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner:KUSHIDA (11:13) with a Jacknife Hold on Iizuka.
(2) Yuji Nagata, Wataru Inoue, Jushin Thinder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Tama Tonga vs. Minoru Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, Lance Archer, TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Archer (12:01) following the Dark Days to Tonga.
(3) NJC Semifinal Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson
◆Winner: Tanahashi (12:36) following the Sling Blade.
(4) NJC Semifinal Match: Togi Makabe vs. Hirooki Goto
◆Winner: Goto (9:22) with the Goto Special.
(5) Captain New Japan vs. Kazuchika Okada
◆Winner: Okada (6:55) following the Rainmaker.
(6) Tetsuya Naito, MVP, La Sombra [CMLL] & Rysuke Taguchi vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Masato Tanaka [ZERO1], Yujiro Takahashi & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Naito (15:43) with the Stardust Press on HASHI.
(7) NJC Final Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Hirooki Goto
◆Winner: Goto (25:25) following the Shouten Kai.
~ Hirooki Goto wins the New Japan Cup 2012. Making it his 3rd time winning the tournament (2009, 2010 and now 2012).
Goto vs. Okada is set for May 3rd in Fukuoka.
AJP “40th Anniversary Year 2012 GROWIN’UP ~ Junior Heavyweight Tag League”, 4/8/2012 [Mon] 18:00 Cocoland Yamaguchi Ube City
(1) Yutaka Yoshie vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Yoshie (7:07) with a Flying Body Scissors Drop.
(2) Masayuki Kono vs. Takumi Soya
◆Winner: Kono (9:03) following the Giant Knee Drop.
(3) Junior Tag League Match: Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka vs. BUSHI & SUSHI
◆Winner: Tanaka (15:34) with the Minoru Special on BUSHI.
Kanemoto/Tanaka : 2 Wins, 1 Draw, 1 Loss = 5 Points ~ BUSHI/SUSHI : 2 Wins, 2 Loses = 4 Points
(4) KENSO vs. Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Hama (10:53) with a Running Body Press.
(5) Junior Tag League Match: KAI & Gillette vs. Hiroshi Yamato & Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: Yamato (15:42) with a Cross Arm German Suplex Hold on Gillette.
KAI/Gillette : 1 Win, 3 Loses = 2 Points ~ Yamato/Sato : 2 Wins, 1 Draw, 1 Loss = 5 Points
(6) Suwama, Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo vs. Takao Omori, Manabu Soya & Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Omori (24:31) following the Axe Bomber to Hayashi.
K-DOJO “CLUB-K SUPER evolution 10 ~ 10th Anniversary Event”, 4/8/2012 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Ayumu Honda Debut Match: HIROKI & Yasu Urano [DDT] vs. Ryuichi Sekine & Ayumu Honda
◆Winner: Urano (10:35) with a Headlock on Honda.
(2) Bambi & Tomoka Nakagawa [S Ovation] vs. Aki Kanbayashi [REINA] & Apple Miyuki [free]
◆Winner: Miyuki (8:02) with a Diving Body Press on Bambi.
(3) Captain Daigoro, Marines Mask & Boso Boy Raito vs. Ricky Fuji, The Great Sasuke [Michinoku] & Yoshiaki Yago [free] w/ Fuyuki Mikata
◆Winner: Sasuke (4:52) with the Sasuke Segway Version 10.2 to Raito.
(4) Shiori Asahi & Makoto Oishi [DDT] vs. Jado & Gedo [NJPW]
◆Winner: Gedo (12:00) with the Gedo Clutch on Asahi.
(5) KAIENTAI DOJO 10th Anniversary Royal Rumble:
◆Winner: Sekine (34:04) with the Rising Dragon to Daigoro.
(6) Kaji Tomato, Yuki Sato & Hiro Tonai vs. KUSHIDA [NJPW], Isami Kodaka [UNION] & Yusaku Obata [Apache Pro]
◆Winner: Kodaka (12:55) following the Isami Leg to Tomato.
(7) Yuji Hino, Saburo Inematsu & MIYAWAKI vs. YOSHIYA, Ryota Chikuzen [Kyushu] & GENTARO [FREEDOMS]
◆Winner: Hino (14:12) with the Fucking Bomb on YOSHIYA.
(8) CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K Championship Match: [Champion] Kengo Mashimo vs. [Challenger] TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Mashimo (17:24) following the Vertical Fall Brainbuster.
~ 6th Successful Defense.
DDT “NON-FIX4・8 Special”, 4/8/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING
(1) Keisuke Ishii vs. Tetsuya Endo
◆Winner: Ishii (6:27) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Tomomitsu Matsunaga vs. Batten Tamagawa
◆Winner: Matsunaga (7:59) with a Face Lock.
(3) KO-D Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Sanshiro Takagi & Takao Soma vs. Akito [Sportiva] & Hiroshi Fukuda [UNION]
◆Winner: Soma (:57) following the Boma Ye to Fukuda.
(4) Losers Unit Disbands: Sanshiro Takagi & Takao Soma vs. Akito [Sportiva] & Hiroshi Fukuda [UNION]
◆Winner: Fukuda (6:45) via pinfall on Takagi.
(5) Antonio Honda vs. DJ Nira
◆Winner: Honda (10:14) with a Reverse Octopus Hold.
(6) Iron Man Heavy Metal Battle Royal Championship Match: [Champion] Kana vs. Danshoku Dino vs. Makoto Oishi vs. Micheal Nakazawa vs. Hoshitango vs. Keita Yano
~ Nakazawa (3:04) via pinfall on Kana. (Nakazawa becomes the 899th Champion)
~ Kana (5:20) with the Inugami in the toilet bowl on Nakazawa (Kana becomes the 900th Champion)
~ Yano (7:42) with the G2A to Kana (Yano becomes the 901st Champion)
~ Kana (8:02) with a School Boy on Yano (Kana becomes the 902nd Champion)
~ Nakazawa (8:36) following a Body Press from Hoshitango on Kana. (Nakazawa becomes the 903rd Champion)
~ Kana (9:46) following the Buenos Aires Gozenreiji from Hoshitango on Nakazawa. (904th Champion)
◆Winner: Kana survives the night to remain as the 904th Champion.
(7) Masa Takanashi, Kenny Omega & Daisuke Sasaki vs. HARASHIMA, KUDO & Yasu Urano
◆Winner: Takanashi (16:20) following the Takatonic to Urano.
UNION “Union School Entrance Ceremony 2012”, 4/8/2012 [Sun] 17:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING
(0) Sanshiro Takagi & Macho = Michaels vs. Madoka & SAGAT
◆Winner: Madoka (9:07) with the Macho Splash.
(1) Hiroshi Fukuda vs. Rion Mizuki w/ Rumi Kazama
◆Winner: Mizuki (8:02) with an Amuichi Style German Suplex.
(2) Cherry vs. GAMI
◆Winner: Cherry (8:31) with the Fantasy Illusion.
(3) El Generico & Goro Junior vs. Shin Sanshiro Takagi & Daichi Kazato
◆Winner: Goro (9:57) following a Backfist to Kazato.
(4) Kengo (Mashimo) Ohka & Mio Shirai vs. Choun Shiryu & Princess Makoto
◆Winner: Kengo (10:51) following the Vertical Fall Brainbuster to Shiryu.
(5) DDT EXTREME Next Challenger Union Survival 6 Man Tag Match: Isami Kodaka, Ken Ohka & Big Rude vs. Shuji Ishikawa, Shigehiro Irie & Shota
◆Winner: Madoka (17:54) via pinfall on Irie.
~ Kodaka, Ohka & Rude move on to a 3 way match.
(6) 3WAY Match: Isami Kodaka vs. Ken Ohka vs. Big Rude
◆Winner: Ohka (6:36) following the Spear of Fire on Kodaka.
~ Ohka earns the title match against Kodaka on May 4th.
◆Winner: Ohka (2:59) with a German Suplex on Rude.