All Japan Pro-Wrestling “GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival”, 4/25/2013 [Thu] 18:30 @ Nagoya International Conference Hall in Aichi
(1) All Japan vs Burning Single Match: Hiroshi Yamato vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Yamato (7:53) with a Horizontal Cradle.
(2) 8 Man Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki, Masayuki Kono, SUSHI & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. KAI, Ryota Hama, Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo
◆Winner: Hayashi (9:25) following the Power Plant to Yasufumi.
(3) GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival B Block Match: KENSO vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: KENSO (11:01) with a roll up.
(4) GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival A Block Match: Takao Omori vs. Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Shiozaki (19:02) following the Go Flasher.
(5) GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival A Block Match: Suwama vs. Seiya Sanada
◆Winner: Suwama (17:28) following the Last Ride.
(6) GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival B Block Match: Akebono vs. Jun Akiyama
◆Winner: Akebono (5:27) following the Musou.
(7) Asia Tag Championship Match: [91st Champions] “Junior Stars” Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. [Challengers] Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Kotaro (23:26) following the Endless Waltz to Minoru.
~ Champions fall on their 2nd defense. Kotaro & Aoki become the 92nd Champions.
~ Junior Stars finally fall to the junior Burning combi, as Burning themselves claim more belts in All Japan.
~ The battle between these two seems to be nowhere finished as the new champions have agreed to one more match against the former champions.
GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival Current Standings
Takao Omori [1 Win, 3 Losses = 2 Points]
Ryota Hama [3 Losses = 0 Points]
GAORA SPECIAL 2013 Champion Carnival – Talent & Matches Listing
All Japan Event Cards for March & April 2013
WNC, 4/25/2013 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Takuya Kito, Koji Doi & Yankee Rionne vs. Shinose Sanjushichi, Yoshihiro Horaguchi & Hiroki Maruse
◆Winner: Doi () with a Liger Bomb on Horaguchi.
~ Announced for 5/24 at Shinjuku FACE… Masato Tanaka vs. Koji Doi.
(2) El Hijo del Pantera & Jiro Kuroshio vs. Shu Brahman & Kei Brahman
◆Winner: Shu () via pinfall on Kuroshio.
(3) 333 HARDCORE Match: Masaya Takahashi vs. Kintaro Kanemaru
◆Winner: Kanemaru () with the Blast YAMA Special.
(4) Russian Roulette Style Russian Heavyweight Championship Match: Zues & [Champion] The Bodyguard vs. Emil Sitoci & Ivan Markov
◆Winner: Markov () via pinfall on Bodyguard.
~ Markov reclaims his belt.
(5) TAJIRI, Yusuke Kodama & YO-HEY vs. “NOAH” Takeshi Morishima, Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Morishima () following a Bakcdrop Driver on Kodama.
~ A singles confrontation between TAJIRI and Morishima should be expected in the near future.
(6) WNC Woman’s Championship 7WAY Match: [2nd Champion] Makoto vs. [Challengers] Lin Byron vs. Shuri vs. Command Bolshoi (JWP) vs. Kayako Haruyama (JWP) & Risa Nakajima (JWP) vs. Nicky Storm
◆Winner: Byron () with a School Boy Trip on Makoto.
~ Lin Byron becomes the 3rd Champion.
(7) WNC Championship Match: [1st Champion] AKIRA vs. [Challenger] Osamu Nishimura
◆Winner: Nishimura () with a Small Package Hold.
~ Nishimura becomes the 2nd WNC Champion.
~ Nishimura countered the Musasabi Press with the Small Package to secure the win.
~ Nishimura seems to be bringing a reform to WNC and has already found it fit to rename the promotion to “Wrestling Nishimura‘s Classic”. Nishimura will bring history and tradition to WNC.
~ WNC will be holding a show on Sunday as well, below is the announced card for that show.
WNC, 4/26/2013 @ Koyama City Cultural Center
() Hiroki Maruse vs. Yoshihiro Horaguchi
() Yankee Rionne vs. Masaya Takahashi
() Koji Doi vs. Ivan Markov
() AKIRA & Shuri vs. Yusuke Kodama & Makoto
() El Hijo del Pantera, Lin Byron & Gran Hamada vs. Shinose Sanjuchichi, YO-HEY & Jiro Kuroshio
() Takuya Kito vs. Osamu Nishimura
() TAJIR vs. Emil Sitcoi
NJPW “40th anniversary Tour NEW JAPAN BRAVE 2012” 4/25/2012 [Wed] 18:30 @ Shunan Shinnanyo Gymnasium in Yamaguchi
(1) Tiger Mask IV & Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi & Yohei Komatsu
◆Winner: Hiromu (8:40) with a Fisherman Suplex Hold on Komatsu.
(2) KUSHIDA, Alex Shelley & BUSHI vs. Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov & Jado
◆Winner: Romero (11:10) following the Contract Killer to BUSHI.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Makanbu Nakanishi, Strongman & Maximo
◆Winner: Liger (12:07) with a La Magistral on Maximo.
(4) Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, Hirooki Goto & Takaaki Watanabe vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, Yujiro Takahashi & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: HASHI (13:18) following the Tenchu to Watanabe.
(5) Hiroshi Tanahashi & Captain New Japan vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Anderson (11:57) following the Gunstun to Captain.
(6) Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo vs. Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin, TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Okada (16:00) following the Rainmaker to TAKA.
New Japan Event Cards for March & April 2013