New Japan Pro Wrestling “NEW JAPAN CUP 2013 [Finals]”, 3/23/2013 [Sat] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Yuji Nagata, Super Strong Machine & BUSHI vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV
◆Winner: Nakanishi (10:07) with the Argentine Backbreaker on BUSHI.
(2) Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Takashi Iizuka, Yujiro Takahashi & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Makabe (11:13) following a Lariat to HASHI.
~ Tomoaki Honma made his return to New Japan after saving Makabe from another Yujiro assault.
~ As many of you know, Honma left New Japan last year to take some time away. He spent some times in the Indies and significantly in All Japan for a few months, but it seems the door has finally been reopened for him to return back.
(3) NEW JAPAN CUP 2013 Semi-Final Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr.
◆Winner: Goten (8:14) with the Goto Special.
(4) NEW JAPAN CUP 2013 Semi-Final Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Toru Yano
◆Winner: Okada (10:42) with the Red Ink.
(5) Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii & Jado vs. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Ishii (14:04) following a Vertical Drop Style Brainbuster on TAKA.
(6) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Captain New Japan, KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. Karl Anderson, Tama Tonga, Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi
◆Winner: Devitt (13:22) following the Bloody Sunday to Captain.
(7) NEW JAPAN CUP 2013 Final Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Kazuchika Okada
◆Winner: Okada () following the Rainmaker.
New Japan Event Cards for March & April 2012
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “Eastern Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Charity Event Sayama Competition Vol.2”, 3/23/2013 [Sat] 15:00 @ Sayama City General Gymnasium in Saitama
(1) Seiya Sanada & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. KAI & Hiroshi Yamato
◆Winner: KAI (10:03) with the Thunder Fire Powerbomb on Yasufumi.
(2) Masayuki Kono & Ryuji Hijikata vs. KENSO & Andy Woo
◆Winner: Kono (12:40) following the Giant Knee Drop on Andy.
(3) All Japan vs. Burning 6 Man Tag Match: Akebono, Ryota Hama & SUSHI vs. Go Shiozaki, Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Akebono (13:23) with a Running Body Press on Aoki.
(4) All Japan vs. Burning: Takao Omori & Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION] vs. Jun Akiyama & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Kanemaru (15:46) via pinfall on Sato.
(5) Special 6 Man Tag Match: Keiji Mutoh, Masakatsu Funaki & Minoru Tanaka vs. Suwama, Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo
◆Winner: Mutoh (14:48) following the Shining Wizard to Hayashi.
~ Next up for All Japan is the JUNIOR HYPER TAG LEAGUE which is set to begin on March 30th.
All Japan Event Cards for March & April 2013