All Japan Pro-Wrestling “HOLD OUT TOUR 2013”, 3/12/2013 [Tue] 18:30 @ Yamagata Big Wing
(1) Hiroshi Yamato vs. Andy Woo
◆Winner: Yamato (6:42) with the Cross Arm Suplex Hold.
(2) KENSO vs. SUSHI
◆Winner: KENSO (9:42) following a Diving Elbow Drop.
~ KENSO declared a war against the new owner of All Japan, Nobuo Shiraishi.
~ If you do not know the story… all that you should really know is that the new owner has proposed a talent exchange “lock-down” which has in turn caused an uproar among wrestlers throughout Japan.
(3) Akebono, Ryota Hama & Manabu Soya vs. Seiya Sanada, Shuji Kondo & Reid Flair
◆Winner: Akebono (11:30) with the Diving Body Press on Reid.
(4) World Junior & Asia Tag Double Championship Prelude All Japan vs. Burning 6 Man Tag Match: Kaz Hayashi, Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Minoru (16:47) with a Modified Ground Cobra Twist on Kotaro.
~ Minoru reclaimed the loss which he suffered against Kotaro on 3/10.
~ Kaz once again stated that he will recapture the World Junior belt from Kanemaru.
(5) World Tag Championship Prelude All Japan vs. Burning Tag Match: Takao Omori & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Jun Akiyama & Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Shiozaki (13:33) following the Gowan Lariat to Yasufumi.
~ Akiyama & Shiozaki aim to claim the World Tag belts from Omori & Soya.
(6) Triple Crown Prelude Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki & Masayuki Kono vs. Suwama & Joe Doering
◆Winner: Suwama (17:51) following the Last Ride to Kono.
~ Suwama worked over Funaki’s arm for much of the match and even used a chair to inflict more damage.
All Japan Event Cards for March & April 2013
The match order for the upcoming Ryogoku show has been released.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2013 Pro Wrestling LOVE in Ryogoku ~BASIC & DYNAMIC~”, 3/17/2013 [Sun] 17:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
(1) Hiroshi Yamato & Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION] vs. SUSHI & Andy Woo
(2) Masanobu Fuchi & Osamu Nishimura vs. KENSO & Reid Flair
(3) Asia Tag Championship Match: [91st Champions] Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. [Challengers] Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki
~ first defense.
(4) World Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [35th Champion] Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. [Challenger] Kaz Hayashi
~ first defense.
(5) Akebono, Ryota Hama & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Masahiro Chono, Joe Doering & Shuji Kondo
(6) Special Tag Match: Keiji Mutoh & Don Frye vs. Yoshihiro Takayama & Masayuki Kono
(7) KAI’s Return Special Single Match: Seiya Sanada vs. KAI
(8) World Tag Championship Match: [64th Champions] “GET WILD” Takao Omori & Manabu Soya vs. [Challengers] “BURNING” Jun Akiyama & Go Shiozaki
~ 3rd Defense.
(9) Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship Match: [45th Champion] Masakatsu Funaki vs. [Challenger] Suwama
~ 5th Defense.