LEGEND THE PRO-WRESTLING 2013, 1/13/2013 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Nobuyuki Kurashima vs. Akifumi Saito
◆Winner: Kurashima (6:50) with a German Suplex Hold.
(2) Gran Hamada & AKIRA vs. Hiro Saito & Masashi Aoyagi
~ El Samurai was originally scheduled to team with Saito, but was forced to miss due to injury.
◆Winner: Saito (7:39) following a Diving Senton on Hamada.
(3) Katsumi Usuda & Alexander Otsuka vs. Super Tiger & Tiger Shark
◆Winner: Super Tiger (10:43) following a Jumping High Kick to Usuda.
(4) Daisuke Sekimoto & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Akitoshi Saito & Tatsuhito Takaiwa
◆Winner: Sekimoto (15:55) with a Deadlift German Suplex Hold on Takaiwa.
~ There was tension between Sekimoto & Ishii before the start of the match, and it all came around full circle as Ishii turned on Sekimoto by delivering a lariat to him after the match. Saito helped Sekimoto to his feet afterwards.
(5) Shinjiro Otani & Ikuto Hidaka vs. Mitsuya Nagai & Bear Fukuda
◆Winner: Otani (15:57) with a Cobra Clutch on Fukuda.
(6) The Original Tiger Mask & Kuniaki Kobayashi vs. Atsushi Onita & Ichiro Yaguchi
◆Winner: Kobayashi (13:04) with a Fisherman’s Suplex Hold on Yaguchi.
~ Onita sprayed mist at Tiger after the match and then attacked Kobayashi. It seems this war will never end with Onita no matter how many times he loses.
(7) Tatsumi Fujinami, Riki Choshu & Yukio Sakaguchi vs. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
◆Winner: Tenzan (12:49) with a Moonsault Press on Choshu.
~ Masahiro Chono said that he aims for a match against Yukio Sakaguchi at the 1.4 Tokyo Dome.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2013 New Year Shining Series”, 1/13/2013 [Sun] 16:00 @ IMP Hall in Osaka
(1) Masanobu Fuchi & Andy Woo vs. Tomoaki Honma [G-TALENT] & Kazushi Miyamoto [Tenryu Project]
◆Winner: Miyamoto (8:52) following the Tumeric Bomber to Woo.
(2) KENSO, Kaz Hayashi & Jimmy Yang vs. Shuji Kondo, SUSHI & MAZADA
◆Winner: KENSO (10:32) following the Diving Elbow Drop to SUSHI.
(3) New Year 5 Great Single Match Series: Seiya Sanada vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Sanada (13:17) with the THIS IS IT.
(4) Asia Tag Prelude New Year 5 Great Single Match Series: Koji Kanemoto vs. Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: Kanemoto (8:03) following a Right Middle Kick.
(5) Asia Tag Prelude New Year 5 Great Single Match Series: Minoru Tanaka vs. Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: Minoru (3:06) with the Minoru Special.
~ Both Junior Stars pick up the decisive wins against the challenger team for the Asia Tag belts.
(6) New Year 5 Great Single Match Series: Manabu Soya vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: Soya (5:38) following the Wild Bomber.
(7) New Year 5 Great Single Match Series: Takao Omori vs. Suwama
◆Winner: Suwama (13:24) following the Last Ride.
(8) Triple Crown Prelude Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki & Masayuki Kono vs. Akebono & Ryota Hama
◆Winner: Akebono (9:35) following the Muso on Kono.
DIAMOND RING, 1/13/2013 [Sun] 13:00 @ Kumagaya City Kagohara Gymnasium
(1) Namazu Man & Masayoshi Motegi [Free] vs. CHANGO & Bomber RikiBathugan
◆Winner: Motegi (12:18) with a Chabudaie Fisherman’s Buster on CHANGO.
(2) Mitsuhiro Kamiya vs. Masao Inoue [Free]
◆Winner: Inoue (13:12) with a Boston Crab.
(3) Satoshi Kajiwara vs. K-ness. [DG]
◆Winner: Kajiwara (9:54) via foul.
~ Kenichiro Arai with the interference.
(4) Kento Miyara & Taishi Takizawa [K-DOJO] vs. Kenichiro Arai [DG] & NOSAWA Rongai [GURENTAI]
◆Winner: Miyahara (18:40) with a German Suplex Hold on NOSAWA.
(5) Katsuhiko Nakajima & Tsurugi vs. Yuji Okabayashi [BJW] & Hideyoshi Kamitani [BJW]
◆Winner: Nakajima (17:03) following a Vertical Drop Brainbuster on Kamitani.
~ I guess it wouldn’t be too far fetched for us to see Nakajima vs. Okabayashi one on one in the neat future, maybe potentially on February 11th.
ZERO1 “Ryoji Sai Produced Show”, 1/13/2013 [Sun] 15:00 @ TAKESHIBA Colosseum in Tokyo
(1) Yoshikazu Yokoyama vs. Mineo Fujita
◆Winner: Mineo (7:12) following a strike with a bucket.
(2) KAMIKAZE vs. Will Gibson
◆Winner: Gibson (9:41) with a Liger Bomb.
~ Will Gibson aims for another match against Raideen for the UN Heavyweight belt.
(3) Hardcore Weapon Match: Masato Tanaka, Naoshi Sano & Gangnam Style vs. Rikiya Fudo, KAMIKAZE & Shinsuke Z Wakataka
◆Winner: KAMIKAZE (13:21) with a Moonsault Press on Gangnam Style.
(4) Kohei Sato & Ryoji Sai vs. Jason New & Travis Banks
◆Winner: Sai (16:50) following the Nachi Falls to New.
~ Sai announced that he aims to become the top wrestler in ZERO1. Sai seemed to have regressed in the last year, but it seems he has found himself a new drive and plans to make the most of it.
ZERO1 announced a match for their next show on January 18th as Travis Banks will face Daisuke Sekimoto one on one.
Michinoku Pro-Wrestling, 1/12/2013 [Sat] 18:30 @ Yahaba Townsman General Gymnasium in Iwate
(1) Taro Nohashi vs. Ayumu Gunji
◆Winner: Nohashi (5:31) with a Camel Clutch.
(2) Rasse vs. Kinya Oyanagi
◆Winner: Rasse (7:15) with the Blink.
(3) Yappeman #1, #2 & #3 vs. Jinsei Shinzaki, Kenbai & Katsuo
◆Winner: Yapper #3 (5:43) via pinfall on Katsuo.
(4) Ultimo Dragon & Kesen Numa-Girolamo vs. Shu & Kei Brahman
◆Winner: DRAW (9:40) Double Ring Out.
(5) Fujita “Jr” Hayato, Manji Maru & Ken45 vs. Kenou, Taro Nohashi & Rui Hiugaji
◆Winner: DRAW (1:42) via Double Ring Out.
(Rematch) Fujita “Jr” Hayato, Manji Maru & Ken45 vs. Kenou, Taro Nohashi & Rui Hiugaji
◆Winner: Hayato (14:24) with the K.I.D. on Nohashi.
Michinoku Pro-Wrestling, 1/13/2013 [Sun] 14:00 @ Hachinohe City Hasshoku Center Dining Hall
(1) Rui Hiugaji vs. Ayumu Gunji
◆Winner: Hiugaji (9:07) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Yappeman #1, #2 & #3 vs. Jinsei Shinzaki, Kenbai & Katsuo
◆Winner: Katsuo (9:04) with the Metabolic Drop on #3.
(3) Kenbai vs. Taro Nohashi
◆Winner: Nohashi (13:23) with the Gokurakugatame.
(4) Ultimo Dragon & Kesen Numa-Girolamo vs. TAKA Michinoku & Daichi Sasaki
◆Winner: Dragon (13:23) following the Asai DDT.
(5) Fujita “Jr” Hayato, Manji Maru & Ken45 vs. Kenou, Shu & Kei Brahman
◆Winner: Ken45 (15:25) with a Ground Cobra Twist on Kei.