All Japan Pro-Wrestling “40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR 2012”, 10/21/2012 [Sun] 16:00 @ Nagoya International Conference Hall in Aichi
(1) Hiroshi Yamato & Shuji Kondo vs. Kaz Hayashi & MAZADA
◆Winner: Yamato (6:32) with the Cross Arm Suplex Hold on MAZADA.
~ NOAH’s Atsushi Aoki appeared and attacked Yamato & Kondo after the match. Aoki is the #1 contender for the GHC Jr., which is held by Shuji Kondo, and the match is set to take place on November 3.
(2) SUSHI & BIG SUSHI vs. Aegyptus Aerial & Aegyptus Aerial Large
◆Winner: BIG SUSHI (6:51) with a Body Press on Aerial.
~ SUSHI recaptured his stolen tomago’s.
~ BIG SUSHI was Ryota Hama.
(3) 3WAY Match: KENSO vs. Masanobu Fuchi vs. Andy Woo
◆Winner: KENSO (3:02) with a Diving Elbow Drop on Woo.
(4) Masayuki Kono vs. Manabu Soya
◆Winner: Soya (9:08) following the Wild Bomber.
(5) Suwama vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: DRAW (5:05) via Double Ring Out.
◆Winner: DRAW (2:34) via Double KO.
~ Suwama with a big backdrop and Doering with the Revolution Bomb, but neither could act after the beating and it led to a double KO finish.
~ Both Suwama and Doering shook hands after the match and even left to the back together.
~ Which now this leads the fact that Joe might have just found himself a new tag partner. We might have ourselves a real “Team Destruction” if that is the case.
Update: Suwama announced that Joe Doering will be his partner for the 2012 World’s Strongest Tag League, which starts on November 17.
(6) Keiji Mutoh & Scott Norton vs. Taiyo Kea & Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Mutoh (9:45) following the Shining Wizard to Hama..
(7) All Asian Tag Championship Decision Tournament Final: “Junior Stars” Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. “Tumeric Storm” Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto
◆Winner: Minoru (15:11) with the FIREBALL Splash (450) on Miyamoto.
~ Junior Stars become the 89th Champions.
(8) GAORA TV Championship Match: [1st Champion] Seiya Sanada vs. [Challenger] Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Sanada (11:27) with the THIS IS IT.
~ 1st Successful Defense.
~ Nakanoueno was said to have done well yet again, showed emotion and is really coming into his own as of late.
~ Kazushi Miyamoto made the call out to be the next challenger.
(9) Triple Crown Championship Match: [45th Champion] Masakatsu Funaki vs. [Challenger] Takao Omori
◆Winner: Funaki (6:33) following the Hybrid Blaster.
~ 2nd Successful Defense.
~ Manabu Soya made the challenge to Funaki. Funaki then said that he will lead to GET WILD being no more, because of an added stipulation if he beats Manabu, GET WILD must disband as a team.
Next up for All Japan are the Taiwan double header shows on October 27 & 28, along with New Japan wrestlers.
NJPW “NJPW 40th anniversary Tour Road to POWER STRUGGLE“, 10/21/2012 (Sat) 18：30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo ~Super Jr. Tag Tournament 1st.~
(1) Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
◆Winner: Yano (8:05) with the Oni Kuroshi on Captain.
(2) Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue vs. Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Makabe (9:51) with the King Kong Knee Drop to HASHI.
(3) Super Jr. Tag Round 1: KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. Gedo & Jado
◆Winner: Shelley (13:26) with the I-96 to Gedo.
(4) Super Jr. Tag Round 1: Negro Casas & BUSHI vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Taichi (10:24) with the Taichi Style Gedo Clutch on BUSHI.
~ 11/2 Semi-Final Match: KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
(5) Super Jr. Tag Round 1: Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Rocky Romero and Alex Koslov
◆Winner: Romero (9:28) with a Small Package Hold on Liger.
(6) Super Jr. Tag Round 1: Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Low Ki & Brian Kendrick
◆Winner: Taguchi (10:03) following the Dodon to Kendrick.
~ 11/2 Semi-Final Match: Rocky Romero and Alex Koslov vs. Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi
~ Prince Devitt confronted Kota Ibushi who was doing commentary for the match.
(7) Special 6 Man Tag NJPW vs. Suzuki-gun Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.
◆Winner: Suzuki (14:29) following the Gotch Style Piledriver to Nagata.
(8) Special 6 Man Tag Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & Hirooki Goto vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Shinsuke Nakamura & Kazuchika Okada
◆Winner: Yujiro (15:18) with a Deadlift German Suplex Hold on Tanahashi.
~ Yujiro once again picks up the pinfall over the reigning IWGP Champion. Will success continue to follow Yujiro to the title match on 11/11?
Upcoming Events listing for this months shows.