All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2013 Excite Series”, 2/23/2013 [Sat] 18:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Masanobu Fuchi & Andy Woo vs. Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto
◆Winner: Fuchi (4:28) with a Small Package on Miyamoto.
(2) KENSO & Reid Flair vs. Yutaka Yoshie & SUSHI
◆Winner: KENSO (9:31) following the Hagakure to SUSHI.
(3) GAORA TV Championship Prelude Tag Match: Seiya Sanada & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka
◆Winner: Kono (8:20) via foul, Sanada.
~ Sanada defends the GOARA belt against Kono on 3.10.
(4) Triple Crown Prelude Elimination Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki, Akebono, Ryota Hama & Koji Kanemoto vs. Suwama, Joe Doering, Hikaru Sato & MAZADA
Order of Elimination: MAZADA, Sato, Hama, Kanemoto, Akebono…
◆Winner: Suwama (13:15) via referee stop over Funaki.
(5) All Japan Pro-Wrestling vs Burning 5 Big Singles Match Series: Hiroshi Yamato vs. Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Aoki (9:12) with the Assault Point.
~ Aoki stated that he wants a shot at the All Asia Tag belts which are currently held by “Junior Stars” Kanemoto & Minoru.
(6) All Japan Pro-Wrestling vs Burning 5 Big Singles Match Series: Kaz Hayashi vs. Kotaro Suzuki
◆Winner: Hayashi (11:07) following the Power Plant.
(7) All Japan Pro-Wrestling vs Burning 5 Big Singles Match Series: Manabu Soya vs. Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Shiozaki (4:52) with the Go Flasher on Soya.
Shiozaki comes into All Japan in a big way, not only taking out one of All Japan’s up and coming talents, but in under 5 mins. Manabu is also the reigning BJW World Heavy Champion on top of being one half of the All Japan World Tag Champion a loss like this rarely happens to a champion, let alone a double champion, but this definitely brings a new fire to the Burning invasion.
(8) All Japan Pro-Wrestling vs Burning 5 Big Singles Match Series: Takao Omori vs. Jun Akiyama
◆Winner: Omori (12:14) following the Axe Bomber.
~ Soya falls the match prior, but Omori finally gets his much needed win over Akiyama. Omori & Soya will defend their tag belts against Akiyama & Shiozaki on 3.17.
(9) All Japan Pro-Wrestling vs Burning 5 Big Singles Match Series ~ World Junior Heavy Championship Match: [34th Champion] Shuji Kondo vs. [Challenger] Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Kanemaru (15:54) following the Touch-Out.
~ Champions falls on his first Defense. Kanemaru becomes the 35th Champion.
~ Hayashi challenged the new champion.
~ Burning wins the night 3-2.
Burning wins the night against All Japan. Kanemaru is the first to capture a belt with his return to All Japan.
~ It was announced that KAI will make his return to All Japan after spending the last 7 months overseas. He will return on 3.17 as he takes on Seiya Sanada.
It was also announced that “BATT” will be reforming for one night as Keiji Mutoh will be teaming with Don Frye to take on Yoshihiro Takayama & Masayuki Kono on 3.17.
The big show coming up on 3.17 has also been updated.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2013 Pro Wrestling LOVE in Ryogoku ~BASIC & DYNAMIC~”, 3/17/2013 [Sun] 17:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
(-) Keiji Mutoh & Don Frye vs. Yoshihiro Takayama & Masayuki Kono
(-) Special Single Match: Seiya Sanada vs. KAI
(-) World Tag Championship Match: [64th Champions] “GET WILD” Takao Omori & Manabu Soya vs. [Challengers] “BURNING” Jun Akiyama & Go Shiozaki
~ 3rd Defense.
(-) Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship Match: [45th Champion] Masakatsu Funaki vs. [Challenger] Suwama
~ 5th Defense.
Pro Wrestling NOAH “The Second Navig. 2013”, 2/23/2013 [Sat] 18:00 @ Differ Ariake in Tokyo
(1) Hitoshi Kumano vs. Kento Miyahara [VooDoo Murders]
◆Winner: Miyahara (6:08) with a Boston Crab.
(2) DIAMOND RING vs. Bravado Bros.: Katsuhiko Nakajima & Satoshi Kajiwara vs. Lance & Harlem Bravado
◆Winner: Kajiwara (11:25) with a Moonsault Press on Harlem.
(3) GHC Jr. Heavyweight Prelude Match: Taiji Ishimori & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Atsushi Kotoge & Hayato Nanjo [FFF]
◆Winner: Kotoge (10:42) following the Killswitch on Ishimori.
~ Kotoge picks up the win over Ishimori before their title match set for March 10.
(4) The Third Member of TMDK Single Match: Masao Inoue vs. Jonah Rock [TMDK]
◆Winner: Rock (10:32) following a Samoan Drop.
(5) NOAH vs. DIAMOND RING: Takeshi Morishima & Mohammed Yone vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya
◆Winner: Yone (9:01) following the Muscle Buster to Kitamiya.
(6) BRAVE vs. TMDK: Naomichi Marufuji & Takashi Sugiura vs. Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste
◆Winner: Sugiura (18:06) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam to Haste.
~ Iizuka and Yano attacked Maru & Sugi after the match.
(7) GHC Heavyweight Championship Prelude 6 Man Tag Match: KENTA, Maybach Taniguchi Jr. & Genba Hirayanagi vs. Maybach Taniguchi, Toru Yano [NJPW] & Takashi Iizuka [NJPW]
◆Winner: Maybach (14:45) following the Maybach Bomb on KENTA.
~ Maybach gets the victory over the champion before the title match on March 10.
NOAH Event Cards for January & February 2013
U-FILE SPECIAL6, 2/23/2013 [Sat] @ Nishi-Chofu Kakutogi Arena
(1) UWF Rules: Shinichi Yokokawa vs. Masatake Takeuchi
◆Winner: DRAW (10:00) Time Expired.
(2) Pro-Wrestling Rules: Shota vs. Ryuga Ogura
◆Winner: Shota (9:41) with a Headlock.
(3) UWF Rules: B-Dog Yukichi vs. Yuri Komatsu
◆Winner: B-Dog (2R 2:29) with a Guillotine Choke.
(4) Kickboxing Rules 60kg 3 Min. 2 Round: Hayato Kuwa vs. Daisuke Tachihara
◆Winner: DRAW (2R End)
(5) MMA Rules 65kg 5 Min. 2 Round: Yukit☆Lotus vs. Noriyuki Kusazumi
◆Winner: Yukit (1R 3:48) with a Cross Armbar.
(6) U-STYLE Second Generation Champion Tournament First Round Single Match: Yutaka Kobayashi vs. Masayuki Hamagishi
◆Winner: Kobayashi (15 Min. Time Expired) 3-2 in points.
(7) U-STYLE Rules Doubles Match: Masato Shibata & Kazuki Okubo vs. Daisuke Nakamura & Kotaro Nasu
◆Winner: Masato (12:56) following the Big Crunch on Nasu which led to a TKO.
(8) U-STYLE Second Generation Champion Tournament First Round Single Match: Gurunkun Mask vs. Masashi Takeda
◆Winner: Takeda (7:44) following a Throwing Style German Suplex.
(9) U-STYLE Second Generation Champion Tournament First Round Single Match: Kyosuke Sasaki vs. Go
◆Winner: Kyosuke (8:47) with a Choke Sleeper, referee stop.
Pro-Wrestling SECRET BASE, 2/23/2013 [Sat] 14:00 @ Yokohama Nigiwaiza
(1) SUSUMU vs. YAMAGAWA
◆Winner: SUSUMU (5:56) with a Side Sleeper.
(2) Mika & Space Galaxy Warrior Andros vs. Kaori Yoneyama & Masato Shibata
◆Winner: Yoneyama (11:20) with a Small Package on Andros.
(3) 3WAY Match: Felicito vs. Amigo Suzuki vs. Mio Yoshihisa
◆Winner: Felicito (12:29) with a Satsujin Style La Magistral on Yoshihisa.
(4) Bear Fukuda vs. Yukihiro Abe
◆Winner: Fukuda (11:58) following a Vertical Drop Style Death Valley Driver.
(5) Mototsugu Shimizu & Go vs. Kamui & 14K
◆Winner: Go (14:38) with the Black Stone on 14K.