AJP “40th Anniversary year GAORA SPECIAL 2012 Champion Carnival”, 5/5/2012 [Sat] @ Matsushita IMP Hall in Osaka
AJP “40th Anniversary year GAORA SPECIAL 2012 Champion Carnival”, 5/6/2012 [Sun] @ Takaoka Ecoeur in Toyama
(-) B BLOCK: Seiya Sanada vs. Yutaka Yoshie, Sanada gains 2 points due to Yoshie injured.
(1) Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo vs. Minoru Tanaka & Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: Hayashi (10:08) over Yamato.
(2) Special Single Match: KENSO vs. Yoshiaki Yago
◆Winner: KENSO (9:05) following the Double Knee Drop.
(3) Seiya Sanada & KAI vs. Akebono & Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Sanada (15:42) with the THIS IS IT on Fuchi.
(4) B BLOCK: Taiyo Kea vs. Manabu Soya
◆Winner: Kea (14:04) following the TKO.
(5) A BLOCK: Takao Omori vs. Masayuki Kono
◆Winner: Omori (15:23) following the Axe Bomber.
(6) A BLOCK: Suwama vs. Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Suwama (13:47) following a Backdrop.
◆ Yuji Nagata [NJPW] (4 Wins, 1 Draw, 1 Loss = 9 Points) [DONE]
◆ Suwama [Team Destruction] (3 Wins, 1 Draw, 2 Losses = 7 Points)
◆ Takao Omori [GET WILD] (3 Wins, 3 Losess = 6 Points)
◆ Masayuki Kono [STACK OF ARMS] (3 Wins, 2 Losses = 6 Points)
◆ Daisuke Sekimoto [BJW] (3 Wins, 3 Losses = 6 Points) [DONE]
◆ Akebono [SMOP] (5 Wins, 1 Loss = 10 Points) [DONE]
◆ Taiyo Kea (4 Wins, 1 Draw, 1 Loss = 9 Points)
◆ Seiya Sanada (4 Wins, 2 Losses = 8 Points)
◆ Manabu Soya [GET WILD] (3 Wins, 3 Losses = 6 Points)
◆ Yuji Okabayashi [BJW] (2 Wins, 1 Draw, 3 Losses = 5 Points)
◆ Takumi Soya (1 Win, 5 Losses = 2 Points [*Injured*])
◆ Yutaka Yoshie [free] (1 Win, 5 losses = 2 Points [*Injured*])
To follow with what is coming up on the tournament, check out the post below.
AJP “40th Anniversary year GAORA SPECIAL 2012 Champion Carnival”, 5/7/2012 [Mon] @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Osamu Nishimura [free] vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
(2) Semi-Final Match #1: A BLOCK #1 vs. B BLOCK #2: Yuji Nagata vs. Taiyo Kea
(3) Semi-Final Match #1: B BLOCK #1 vs. A BLOCK #2: Akebono vs. Suwama
(4) Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka vs. KENSO & Masao Inoue [free]
(5) Takao Omori, Manabu Soya & Masanobu Fuchi vs. Seiya Sanada, KAI & Hiroshi Yamato
(6) AJP vs. BJW: Kaz Hayashi, Shuji Kondo & Ryota Hama vs. Daisuke Sekimoto, Yuji Okabayashi & Kazuki Hashimoto
(7) Champion Carnival Final Match:
NJPW “40th anniversary Tour NEW JAPAN LIVE 2012”, 5/6/2012 [Sun] 16:00 @ Okayama Prefecture Wholesale Center Orange Hall
(1) Wataru Inoue & Tama Tonga vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Takaaki Watanabe
◆Winner: Tonga (9:13) following the Head Shrinker to Watanabe.
(2) Captain New Japan vs. Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Yujiro (7:45) with the Tokyo Pimps.
(3) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, Ryusuke Taguchi & KUSHIDA vs. Davey Richards, Rocky Romero, Gedo & Jado
◆Winner: Tiger (15:36) with a Jumping Crucifix Hold on Jado.
(4) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Strongman vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Tenzan (12:49) via Foul, Iizuka.
(5) Togi Makabe & Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION] & Taichi
◆Winner: Nagata (12:27) following the Thunder Death Driver to Taichi.
(6) Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito & “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson vs. Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura, Masato Tanaka [ZERO1] & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Tanahashi (17:08) with the High Fly Flow on Taichi.
~ Tanahashi once again made the bid against Okada, while Naito looked on from the ring apron. Who will be the next to face Okada?
NOAH “The Navig. in May 2012”, 5/6/2012 [Sun] 14:00 @ Yokohama Radiance Hall
(1) Genba Hirayanagi vs. Kentaro Shiga [free]
◆Winner: Genba (11:13) with a Side Roll Clutch.
(2) Taiji Ishimori vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
◆Winner: Ishimori (10:45) with a Counter Hold from a Cross Armbreaker.
(3) Kotaro Suzuki vs. Ricky Marvin
◆Winner: Suzuki (5:04) following the Mass Driver.
(4) Go Shiozaki vs. Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Shiozaki (16:09) following the Go Flasher.
(5) Jun Akiyama & Atsushi Aoki vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Mohammed Yone
◆Winner: Yone (18:38) with the Shinsei Muscle Docking to Akiyama.
~ 1/2 of the tag team champions Jun Akiyama falls to the #1 contenders. The tag title match between Akiyama/Saito and Marufuji/Yone is signed for May 26th.
(6) GHC Heavy & Junior Prelude Match: Takeshi Morishima & Katsuhiko Nakajima [DR] vs. Maybach Taniguchi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Nakajima (15:02) following the Twister to Kanemaru.
~ Nakajima picks up the fall over the #1 contender for his title, with essentially his own move with the Spinning Brainbuster variation, Touch-Out. Morishima vs. Maybach and Nakajima vs. Kanemaru on May 9th @ Korakuen Hall.
DIAMOND RING, 5/6/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Kensuke Offic Dojo in Saitama
(1) Katsuhiko Nakajima & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya vs. Yusuke Kodama & Jiro Kuroshio [Wrestling New Classic]
◆Winner: Nakajima (12:04) following a Vertical Fall Brainbuster to Kuroshio.
(2) Namazu Man vs. Masao Inoue
◆Winner: Inoue (10:30) via counter pinfall.
(3) Kento Miyahara, Satoshi Kajiwara & CHANGO vs. NOSAWA Rongai [Tokyo Gurentai], Kenichiro Arai & K-ness. [DRAGON GATE]
◆Winner: DRAW (30:00) Time Limit Expired.
DIAMOND RING’s next show is on May 27th, following a tour in Mexico in the coming weeks.
K-DOJO “CLUB-K SUPER BIG SHOW ~ GWSP7~K-METAL LEAGUE 2012 Final”, 5/6/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ REINA Arena in Chiba
(1) Kunio Toshima’s Return Match: Hiro Tonai vs. Kunio Toshima
◆Winner: Tonai (9:22) with an Arm Lock.
(2) Kaji Tomato, Daigoro Kashiwa & Marines Mask vs. Ayumu Honda, Tetsuya Endo & Daishi
◆Winner: Tomato (10:46) with a Spider Lock on Honda.
(3) Ricky Fuji JAPAN TOUR in KAIENTAI DOJO ~ SEVEN DAYS WAR Final ~: Ricky Fuji, Keizo Matsuda & YOSHIYA vs. HIROKI, Shiori Asahi & Bambi
◆Winner: Fuji (11:56) with the Kamikaze to Bambi.
(4) K-METAL LEAGUE 2012 FINAL: Kotaro Nasu [STYLE-E] vs. Hiroshi Fukuda [DEP/UNION]
◆Winner: Nasu (15:27) with an Avalanche Cross Arm Breaker.
(5) Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION] vs. Ryuichi Sekine
◆Winner: Sato (13:06) with an Ankle Hold.
(6) STRONGEST-K TAG Championship Match: [Champions] Kengo Mashimo & TAKA Michinoku vs. Yuji Hino & Saburo Inematsu
◆Winner: Inematsu (21:57) following the Death Valley Driver on TAKA.
~ The champions fall on their 3rd defense, Hino & Inematsu become the 19th Generation Champions.
Pro Wrestling ZERO1 “ZERO-mini”, 5/6/2012 [Sun] 15:00 @ ZERO1 Genki Dojo
(1) NZ vs. USA: Raideen vs. Nick Primo
◆Winner: Raiden (12:58) following a Modified F5.
(2) AUS vs. JPN: “The Fitness Maniacs” Sean O’Shea & Mikey Broadrick vs. Ikuto Hidaka & Yoshikazu Yokoyama
◆Winner: The Fitness Maniacs [Zero1 didn’t say which] (14:12) following a Superkick to Yokoyama.
(3) USA vs. CAN: Craig Classic vs. Marcus Bean
◆Winner: Classic (10:12) with a Boston Crab.