NJPW “40th Anniversary Tour WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012” 11/20/2012 [Tue] 18:30 @ TOKYO DOME CITY HALL
(1) Hirooki Goto, “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson, Jushin Thunder Liger & KUSHIDA vs. Rush, Diamante Azul, Tiger Mask IV & BUSHI
◆Winner: Anderson (9:37) following the Gunstun to BUSHI.
(2) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 B BLOCK: Manabu Nakanishi & Strongman vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
◆Winner: Nakanishi (8:46) via foul, Iizuka with the Iron Finger.
(3) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 B BLOCK: MVP & Shelton Benjamin vs. Masato Tanaka & Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Yujiro (10:08) with a Deadlift German Suplex on MVP.
(4) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 A BLOCK: Yuji Nagata & Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Nagata (11:29) with a Backdrop Hold on Ishii.
(5) Special Tag Match: Gedo & Jado vs. Kazushi Sakuraba & Katsuyori Shibata
◆Winner: Shibata (7:05) following the PK to Gedo.
(6) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 A BLOCK: Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue vs. Minoru Suzuki & Kengo Mashimo
◆Winner: Suzuki (10:27) following the Gotch Style Piledriver to Inoue.
(7) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 A BLOCK: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Captain New Japan vs. Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Okada (14:09) following the Rainmaker to Captain.
~ Okada carries the win strong as he is waiting for the showdown between himself and Tanahashi in the main event of the Tokyo Dome. The struggle between the two was apparent today, and Okada already shows the champion that he is not ready to lose.
(8) WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 B BLOCK: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.
◆Winner: Tenzan (13:29) with a Moonsault Press on Archer.
~ TenKoji finally gets their revenge win over K.E.S. and are now aiming to win the Tag League to face the reigning champions at the Dome.
★ [CHAOS RIDE THE LIGHTNING] Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [Mr. Anti-Aging E & W] Yuji Nagata & Masaaki Mochizuki [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [Suzuki-gun (Army)] Minoru Suzuki & Kengo Mashimo [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [Captain Ace] Hiroshi Tanahashi & Captain New Japan [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [Always Hypers] Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [CHAOS Invincible] Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [TenKoji] Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [Japan & Mexico Muscle Orchestra Returns] Manabu Nakanishi & Strongman [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [Complete Players] Masato Tanaka & Yujiro Takahashi [1 Win = 2 Points]
★ [BLACK DYNAMITE] MVP & Shelton Benjamin [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [Chaos Dark Instigators] Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [Killer Elite Squad] Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. [1 Loss = 0 Points]
★ [CMLL ASESINO] Rush & Diamante Azul
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “40th Anniversary Year 2012 World’s Strongest Tag League Tournament”, 11/20/2012 [Tue] 18:30 @ Domu Niihama (Niihama City) in Ehime Pref.
(1) Minoru Tanaka vs. Andy Woo
◆Winner: Tanaka (7:28) with a Cross Knee Bar.
(2) Seiya Sanada & Kaz Hayashi vs. Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto
◆Winner: Miyamoto (9:58) following the Tumeric Bomber to Sanada.
~ Miyamoto with the early win over Sanada heading into their GAORA TV title match on December 11.
(3) KENSO & The Great Sasuke vs. Shuji Kondo & SUSHI
◆Winner: Sasuke (9:54) following the Segway to SUSHI.
(4) Suwama & Joe Doering vs. Taiyo Kea & Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Suwama (13:35) following the Last Ride to Yasufumi.
(5) B BLOCK Match: Akebono & Ryota Hama vs. Bambi Killer & Franz Dynamite
◆Winner: Killer (8:10) with a Diving Body Press on Hama.
(6) Triple Crown & World Jr. Prelude 6 Man Tag: Masakatsu Funaki, Masayuki Kono & Koji Kanemoto vs. Takao Omori, Manabu Soya & Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: Funaki (18:45) following the Hybrid Blaster to Yamato.
◆ “GET WILD” Takao Omori & Manabu Soya [1 Win = 2 Points]
◆ “Tumeric Storm” Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto [1 Win = 2 Points]
◆ “STACK OF ARMS” Masakatsu Funaki & Masayuki Kono [1 Loss = 0 Points]
◆ Taiyo Kea & Seiya Sanada [1 Loss = 0 Points]
◆ “Heroes of Tohoku” KENSO & The Great Sasuke
◆ “LAST REVOLUTION” Suwama & Joe Doering [1 Win = 2 Points]
◆ Bambi Killer & Franz Dynamite [1 Win, 1 Loss = 2 Points]
◆ “Junior Stars” Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto [1 Draw = 1 Point]
◆ “Strong BJW” Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi [1 Draw = 1 Point]
◆ “SMOP” Akebono & Ryota Hama [1 Loss = 0 Points]
World’s Strongest Tag League 2012 ~ Talent and Matches Announced
WSTL Day 1 results
NOAH “Global League Tournament 2012”, 11/20/2012 [Tue] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Atsushi Kotoge vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
◆ Winner: Sabre (7:32) with a Cross Armbar.
(2) BRAVE vs S・A・T Tag Match: Naomichi Marufuji & Taiji Ishimori vs. Go Shiozaki & Atsushi Aoki
◆ Winner: Aoki (13:01) with the Assault Point on Ishimori.
(3) Mohammed Yone, Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin vs. Maybach Taniguchi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Genba Hirayanagi
◆ Winner: Genba (13:52) with a Crucifix Hold.
~ Genba once again picks up the win over the reigning Jr. Tag Champions. Genba & Kanemaru get a title oppurutnity on December 9.
(4) Kotaro Suzuki vs. Eddie Edwards
◆ Winner: Kotaro (7:31) following a Rolling Elbow Bat.
(5) B BLOCK Match: Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Shane Haste
◆ Winner: Nakajima (9:28) following a Right High Kick.
(6) A BLOCK Match: Kento Miyahara vs. Mikey Nicholls
◆ Winner: Kento (6:45) with a German Suplex Hold.
(7) B BLOCK Match: Takashi Sugiura vs. Jun Akiyama
◆ Winner: Akiyama (15:05) following a Counter Pin to Sugiura’s Frankensteiner attempt.
(8) A BLOCK Match: Takeshi Morishima vs. KENTA
◆ Winner: KENTA (16:55) with the GAME OVER.
~ Yuji Nagata [4 Wins, 1 Loss = 8 Points]
~ KENTA [3 Wins, 1 Draw, 1 Loss = 7 Points]
~ Takeshi Morishima [3 Wins, 2 Losses = 6 Points]
~ Go Shiozaki [3 Wins, 2 Losses = 6 Points]
~ Mohammed Yone [2 Wins, 3 Losses = 4 Points]
~ Mikey Nicholls [1 Win, 1 Draw, 3 Losses = 3 Points]
~ Kento Miyahara [1 Win, 5 Losses = 0 Points]
~ Akitoshi Saito [2 Wins, 3 Losses = 4 Points]
More info on the GLOBAL LEAGUE 2012 tournament.
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 1 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 2 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 3 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 4 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 5 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 6 results
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☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 8 results
☆ GLOBAL LEAGUE Day 9 results