NJPW “NJPW 40th anniversary Tour Road to POWER STRUGGLE“, 11/2/2012 [Fri] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo ~Super Jr. Tag Tournament Semi Final & Final~
(1) Super Jr. Tag Semi-Final #1: KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Shelley (18:03) following the Automatic Midnight to TAKA.
~ TIME SPLITTERS move on to the final.
(2) Super Jr. TagSemi-Final #2: Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Rocky Romero & Alex Shelley
◆Winner: Taguchi (9:19) following the Dodon to Koslov.
~ Apollo 55 move on to the final against the TIME SPLITTERS.
(3) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, Negro Casas & BUSHI vs. Low Ki, Brian Kendrick, Gedo & Jado
◆Winner: Low Ki (11:26) following the Ghetto Stomp to BUSHI.
(4) Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
◆Winner: Inoue (8:50) with a German Suplex Hold on Iizuka.
~ Iizuka abducted Nogami after the match. Normally Iizuka just beats him up at ringside, but it seems this loss tonight triggered him to take it all out on the poor announcer.
~ New Japan announced that they will be holding the NJPW/CMLL “FANTASTICA MANIA” for 3 days in January 2013.
(5) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.
◆Winner: Archer (13:16) following the Killer Bomb to Tenzan.
(6) Hiroshi Tanahashi, “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson, Hirooki Goto, Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Ishii (16:22) following a Vertical Drop Brainbuster to Captain.
(7) Super Jr. Tag ~ Final Match: “Apollo 55” Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. “TIME SPLITTER” KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley
◆Winner: KUSHIDA (16:42) following the I-94 to Taguchi.
~ TIME SPLITTERS challenged the “FOREVER HOOLIGANS” Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov for the IWGP Jr. Tag titles for a match on the November 11 “POWER STRUGGLE” PPV!
~ Keep in mind that the upcoming PPV will be live across the world yet again on Ustream.