AJP “40th Anniversary year GAORA SPECIAL 2012 Champion Carnival”, 4/26/2012 [Thu] @ Wakayama Prefectural Gymnasium
(-) B BLOCK: Akebono vs. Yutaka Yoshie
~ Yoshie is injured, Akebono automatically gains 2 points.
(1) Taiyo Kea vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Kea () with the TKO.
(2) Masao Inoue vs. KENSO
◆Winner: KENSO () following the Hagakure.
(3) Takao Omori, Masanobu Fuchi & Hiroaki Moriya [J2000] vs. Akebono, Ryota Hama & Mentai KID [J2000]
◆Winner: Fuchi () with a Small Package on Mentai.
(4) Kaz Hayashi, Shuji Kondo & Minoru Tanaka vs. Seiya Sanada, KAI & Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: Sanada () with the THIS IS IT (Guillotine Dragon Sleeper) on Minoru.
(5) B BLOCK: Manabu Soya vs. Takumi Soya
◆Winner: Manabu () following the Wild Bomber.
(6) A BLOCK: Suwama vs. Masayuki Kono
◆Winner: Kono () following the Giant Knee Drop.
◆ Takumi Soya (4 Losses = 0 Points)
◆ Yutaka Yoshie [free] (1 Win = 2 Points [*Injured*])
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NOAH “GLOBAL TAG LEAGUE 2012” 4/26/2012 [Thu] 18:30 @ Telepia Hall (Nagoya)
(1) Atsushi Aoki vs. Akito [Sportiva]
◆Winner: Aoki (10:55) with a Cross Armbreaker.
(2) Kotaro Suzuki vs. Genba Hirayanagi
◆Winner: Kotaro (9:21) via foul, Maybach interfered.
(3) Takeshi Morishima, Katsuhiko Nakajima [DIAMOND RING] & Masashi Aoyagi [free] vs. Taiji Ishimori, Ricky Marvin & Zack Sabre, Jr.
◆Winner: Nakajima (13:47) following the Twister (Swivel Brainbuster) to Sabre.
(4) Jun Akiyama & Akitoshi Saito vs. Maybach Taniguchi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Saito (12:08) following the Sickle of Death to Kanemaru.
(5) GTL 2012 Match: Go Shiozaki & Tamon Honda vs. Eddie Edwards & Colt Cabana
◆Winner: Honda (18:38) with the Dead End on Cabana.
(6) GTL 2012 Match: Naomichi Marufuji & Mohammed Yone vs. Shinjiro Otani & Daichi Hashimoto
◆Winner: Yone (20:04) following the Shinsei Muscle Docking on Daichi.
Wrestling New Classic “Before the Dawn”, 4/26/2012 [Thu] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
(1) Kuroshio Jiro vs. Josh O’Brien
◆Winner: O’Brien (6:33) following a Spear.
(2) Lin Bairon & Yusuke Kodama vs. Aki Shizuku & Koji Doi
◆Winner: Bairon (12:45) with a Corkscrew Press on Doi.
(3) Takuya Kito vs. Masaya Takahashi
~ Exhibition match no win.
(4) Hajime Ohara vs. Gedo [NJPW]
◆Winner: Gedo (11:23) following a Low Blow Kick then the pinfall with the Gedo Clutch.
~ Ohara met defeat in his bid of eventually facing off against Kazuchika Okada, but it seems he will have another shot to prove himself as he will face off against Toru Yano on 5/24.
(5) Kana & Mio Shirai vs. Shuri & Makoto
◆Winner: Kana (11:54) following a Spinning Back Kick to Makoto.
(6) TAJIRI vs. AKIRA
◆Winner: AKIRA (28:58) with the Musasabi Press.
~ AKIRA faces Dave Finlay on 5/24 @ Korakuen Hall.
~ Gedo appeared following the match to mock TAJIRI’s loss. It seems TAJIRI will face, with a partner of his choosing, against Jado & Gedo on 5/24.
All the guest stars coming in for the show on May 24th have been announced as follows: Dave Finlay, Ultimo Dragon, Yoshiaki Yago, Tomoka Nakagawa, Gedo, Jado & Toru Yano.
Osaka Pro-Wrestling “Osaka Happy Weekday”, 4/26/2012 [Thu] 19:00 @ Osaka Minami Move on Arena
(1) Naoki Setoguchi vs. Spider J
◆Winner: Spider (10:11) with the Sidespin Flip.
(2) Tigers Mask vs. Tadasuke
◆Winner: Tigers (8:35) via foul, interference.
(3) Yun Gang Chul & Johnel Sanders vs. Kanjyuro Matsuyama & Takoyakida
◆Winner: Matsuyama (16:27) with the Jindaiko on Sanders.