All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2013 New Year Shining Series ~NEW YEAR 2DAYS~”, 1/2/2013 [Wed] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) KENSO vs. SUSHI
◆Winner: KENSO (7:13) following a Diving Elbow Drop.
(2) Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. Osamu Nishimura & Andy Woo
◆Winner: Minoru (6:23) with a Cross Armbar on Andy.
(3) GAORA TV Prelude Match: Seiya Sanada & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto
◆Winner: Sanada (7:46) via foul, Honma.
(4) Triple Crown Next Contender Prelude Tag Match: Suwama & Joe Doering vs. Akebono & Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Doering (8:15) following a Death Valley Bomb on Akebono.
~ Doering & Akebono will meet one on one tomorrow to determine the next #1 contender for Funaki’s Triple Crown.
~ All Japan announced today that Ric Flair will be appearing at the upcoming show in Ota, Japan on January 26th. Early word is that Reid Flair will be coming in to train in the All Japan dojo, and Flair will be there to see his son off on the right foot.
(5) Taiyo Kea Send-Off 6 Man Tag Match: Taiyo Kea, Minoru Suzuki & MAZADA vs. Keiji Mutoh, Kaz Hayashi & Masanobu Fuchi
◆Winner: Fuchi (12:08) via pinfall on MAZADA.
~ NOSAWA Rongai & Yoshihiro Takayama also appeared after the match. GURENTAI stood together in the ring.
(6) World Tag Team Championship Match: [64th Champions] “GET WILD” Takao Omori & Manabu Soya vs. [Challengers] “SOA” Masakatsu Funaki & Masayuki Kono
◆Winner: Omori (14:44) following the Axe Bomber to Funaki.
~ 2nd Successful Defense.
~ GET WILD prevented themselves from having to disband as team.
(7) World Junior Heavyweight & GHC Junior Heavyweight Double Championship Match: [33rd World Jr. Champion] Hiroshi Yamato vs. [25th GHC Jr. Champion] Shuji Kondo
◆Winner: Kondo (18:36) following the King Kong Lariat.
~ Yamato falls on his 6th Defense, Kondo is successful on 3rd Defense. Kondo becomes the 34th World Jr. Heavyweight Champion and remains the 25th GHC Jr. Champion.
~ Early build makes it seem that Kondo will be defending the GHC Jr. belt against Taiji Ishimori later this month.
(8) New Year Heavyweight Battle Royal:
Order of Elimintation: Yasufumi, Honma & Miyamoto, Hama, Doering & Suwama, Kono & Omori & Soya, Mutoh, Nishimura, KENSO…
◆Winner: Taiyo Kea (7:57) following the TKO on Sanada.
All Japan Event Cards for January & February 2013
BJW, 1/2/2013 [Wed] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Kazuki Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani vs. Amigo Suzuki & Atsushi Ohashi
◆Winner: Kamitani (10:04) with a Boston Crab on Ohashi.
(2) Daisuke Sekimoto, Yuji Okabayashi & DJ Hyde vs. Bad Bones, Shinya Ishikawa & Shinobu
◆Winner: Okabayashi (11:20) with the Golem Splash on Shinobu.
(3) Street Fight 8 Man Tag Deathmatch: Ryuji Ito, Takumi Tsukamoto, Kankuro Hoshino & Masato Inaba vs. Shadow WX, Takashi Sasaki, Shu & Kei Brahman
◆Winner: Shu (15:03) following the Zombie King on Inaba.
(4) World War 2013 6 Man Tag Deathmatch: Jun Kasai, MASADA & Masashi Takeda vs. “Black Angel” Jaki Numazawa, Drake Younger & Danny Havoc
◆Winner: Havoc (13:51) following a Death Valley Driver on Takeda onto a bundle of Fluorescent Light-tubes.
~ Jaki requested a singles match against Danny Havoc on 1.4 @ Shinkiba. It seems Havoc acknowledged.
(5) BJW World Strong Heavy Championship Match: [1st Champion] Yoshihito Sasaki vs. [Challenger] Manabu Soya (AJP)
◆Winner: Soya (12:26) following the Wild Bomber.
~ Champion falls on his 6th Defense. Manabu Soya becomes the 2nd Champion.
~ Kazuki Hashimoto came out to express himself as the next contender.
~ The President of All Japan Masayuki Uchida was at ringside for the match.
(6) BJW Tag Team Championship Match: [38th Champions] Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka vs. [Challengers] Tommy End & Micheal Dante (wXw)
◆Winner: Miyamoto (15:10) following the Fire Thunder to Dante.
~ 1st Successful Defense.
(7) BJW Deathmatch Heavyweight Championship Glass Board & New Year Deathmatch: [26th Champion] Adbullah Kobayashi vs. [Challenger] Shuji Ishikawa (Union)
Winner: Ishikawa (19:37) with the Giant Press.
◆~ Champion falls on his 8th Defense. Shuji Ishikawa becomes the 27th Champion.
NJPW “Bushimo Presents Big Pro Wrestling Festival”, 1/2/2013 [Wed] @ Akiba Square
(1) Sho Tanaka vs. Yohei Komatsu
◆Winner: DRAW (10:00) Time Expired.
(2) Gedo & Jado vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Gedo (11:38) with the Gedo Clutch on Taichi.
(3) KUSHIDA & BUSHI vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Takaaki Watanabe
◆Winner: KUSHIDA (7:46) with the 9469 on Watanabe.
(4) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Captain New Japan vs. Taishi Takizawa, Shiori Asahi & Ryuichi Sekine
◆Winner: Tiger (11:36) following an Avalanche Double Arm Suplex on Sekine.