Wrestling New Classic “Raising an Army”, 5/24/2012 [Thu] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Koji Doi vs. Kuroshio Jiro
◆Winner: Doi (9:58) following an Elbow.
(2) Hoshito Takahashi’s Official Debut Match: Takuya Kito vs. Hoshito Takahashi
◆Winner: Takahashi (4:22) with a Jackhammer.
(3) Yoshiaki Yago, Tomoka Nakagawa & Josh O’Brien vs. Ultimo Dragon, Lin Bairon & Yusuke Kodama
◆Winner: Bairon (17:55) with a Rolling Press on O’Brien.
(4) Kana & Shuri vs. Makoto & Riho [Ice Ribbon]
◆Winner: Kana (16:10) with a Chicken Wing Guillotine Sleeper on Makoto.
(5) Hajime Ohara vs. Toru Yano [NJPW/CHAOS]
◆Winner: Yano (6:57) following the Oni Kuroshi.
~ It should be noted that Yano didn’t win the match without the aid of weapons, but nothing new from CHAOS.
~ Following the match, Maybach Taniguchi appeared and attacked Ohara with a chair.
~ Ohara just wanted to have a match against Kazuchika Okada, but he is ending up with everything but that.
(6) Hardcore Match: TAJIRI & Mikey Whipwreck vs. Gedo & Jado [NJPW/CHAOS]
◆Winner: TAJIRI (15:27) following the Buzzsaw Kick to Gedo.
~ Early reports suggest that this will not be the last time that TAJIRI & Whipwreck tag together.
(7) AKIRA vs. Dave Finlay
◆Winner: Finlay (18:18) following the Tombstone Piledriver.
~ There was talk that AKIRA could very well be on the verge of retiring following today’s match, but it seems that may not be the case as he “today is the new beginning.” AKIRA has been wrestling for close to 28 years now.
AJP “40th Anniversary Year RISE UP TOUR 2012”, 5/24/2012 [Wed] 18:30 @ Oro City Hall in Kagoshima City
(1) Masayuki Kono vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Kono (7:50) following the Giant Knee Drop.
(2) KAI & Aztec vs. Minoru Tanaka & Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: KAI (12:03) with the Splash Plancha on Yamato.
(3) Taiyo Kea & MAZADA vs. KENSO & Masao Inoue [free]
◆Winner: KENSO (14:27) over MAZADA.
(4) Manabu Soya vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: Doering (7:55) with the Revolution Bomb.
(5) Champion Carnival AFTER THAT: Takao Omori vs. Seiya Sanada
◆Winner: Omori (14:04) following the Axe Bomber.
(6) Suwama, Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo vs. Akebono, Ryota Hama & Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Hayashi (15:25) via pinfall on Hama.