New Japan Pro Wrestling “BEST OF SUPER Jr.XX”, 6/9/2013 [Sun] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ It was announced shortly before the show that Ryusuke Taguchi would be unable to compete in today’s show due to suffering pain in his hip, possible injury. This means that TAKA Michinoku will be moving up as a semi-finalist due to his points and win/loss ratio.
(1) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA, BUSHI & Titan vs. Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov, Brian Kendrick, Ricochet & Barreta
◆Winner: KUSHIDA (7:39) with the Midnight Express on Kendrick.
(2) Yuji Nagata & Takaaki Watanave vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Hiromu Takahashi
◆Winner: Hiromu (9:18) with a Boston Crab on Watanabe.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Captain New Japan vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Jado
◆Winner: Tenzan (9:45) with an Anaconda Vice on Jado.
(4) BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.XX Semi-Final Match: Kenny Omega vs. Prince Devitt
◆Winner: Devitt (9:09) following a Reverse Bloody Sunday.
(5) BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.XX Semi-Final Match: Alex Shelley vs. TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Shelley (10:14) following the Automatic Midnight.
~ A new messaged was played for the NWA’s Bruce Tharpe and Rob Conway. They once again provoked that they will be coming to NJPW again.
~ Manabu Nakanishi then came out to announce that he will accept their challenge.
(6) Yujiro Takahashi & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki & Taichi
◆Winner: Ishii (11:13) following a Vertical Drop Style Brainbuster on Taichi.
(7) Hiroshi Tanahashi & Hirooki Goto vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Tanahashi (8:07) with the High Fly Flow on Tonga.
(8) Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Kazuchika Okada & Gedo
◆Winner: Okada (11:14) following the Rainmaker on Honma.
(9) BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.XX Final Match: Prince Devitt vs. Alex Shelley
◆Winner: Devitt (18:25) following the Bloody Sunday.
~ BULLET CLUB… I mean Prince Devitt wins the BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.XX.
~ Hiroshi Tanahashi and Captain New Japan came out to aid Alex Shelley from a BULLET CLUB assault.
~ With his win, Devitt requested a match against Tanahashi.
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Michinoku Pro Wrestling “Michinoku Pro Wrestling 20th Anniversary Year, Tokyo Event”, 6/9/2013 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Kinya Oyanagi vs. Ayumu Gunji
◆Winner: Oyanagi (8:59) with a Gound Octopus Hold.
(2) Otokozakari, Katsuo & Menso~re Oyaji vs. Yapperman #1, Yapperman #2 & Yapperman #3
◆Winner: Otokozakari (10:23) following the Baminyan Stamp to Yapperman #1 & #2, Double Pinfall.
(3) Rui Hiugaji & Benham Ali vs. Rasse & Kenbai
◆Winner: Ali (8:33) with a Camel Clutch on Rasse.
(4) Takeshi Minamino’s Return Match: Takeshi Minamino, Manji Maru, ｋｅｎ45° & Daichi Sasaki vs. Kenou, Shu Brahman, Kei Brahman & Taro Nohashi
◆Winner: Minamino (17:04) following a Liger Bomb on Kei onto a Ladder.
(5) Tohoku Tag Championship Match: [18th Champions] Ultimo Dragon & Kesen Numa-Girolamo vs. [Challengers] Super Delfin & Shisao
◆Winner: Kesen (12:34) following the Kesenuma-Otoshi.
~ 2nd successful title defense.
(6) Tohoku Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [16th Champion] Fujita “Jr” Hayato vs. [Challenger] Koji Kanemoto
◆Winner: Hayato (27:26) following the Helm (Running Low Kick).
~ 4th successful title defense.
~ Kenou challenged Hayato, the title defense has been set for 6.30 in Sendai.
NOAH “Southern Navig. 2013”, 6/9/2013 [Sun] 17:00 @ Okazaki City Tatsumigaoka Hall
(1) Daisuke Harada vs. Maybach SUWA Jr.
◆Winner: Harada (10:47) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
(2) Maybach Taniguchi vs. Kyle Sebastian
◆Winner: Taniguchi (10:32) with the Maybach Bomb.
(3) Super Crazy vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
◆Winner: Crazy (10:55) via pinfall.
(4) NOAH vs Nagaoya Ishin (Restoration) Army 6 Man Tag Match: Naomichi Marufuji, Yoshinari Ogawa & Hitoshi Kumano vs. Akitoshi Saito [Free], El Samurai [Sportiva] & Masashi Aoyagi [Seishin Hall]
◆Winner: Aoyagi (19:42) following a Jodan Mawashi Keri (Upper Turn Kick) to Kumano.
~ It seems the Nagoya Ishin Army “may” become a regular team in NOAH.
(5) Taiji Ishimori vs. Pesadilla
◆Winner: Ishimori (11:02) with an Aussie Suplex Hold.
~ Super Crazy confronted Ishimori yet again. Ishimori seems to have accepted the challenge, but no date has been set as of yet.
(6) NO MERCY vs BRAVE 6 Man Tag Match: KENTA, Takashi Sugiura & Genba Hirayanagi vs. Takeshi Morishima, Mohammed Yone & Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Sugiura (20:58) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam on Kotoge.
~ KENTA stated that he is going to crush “singer” Yone’s vocal cords on 6.13.
~ Sugiura is also ready for his singles confrontation against Marufuji on 6.13.
~ Next show is on June 13th, Misawa memorial show.
Kensuke Office, 6/9/2013 [Sun] 13:00 @ Kensuke Office Dojo
(1) Namazu Man & CHANGO [Free] vs. Yutaka Yoshie [Free] & Amigo Suzuki [Free]
◆Winner: Namazu (12:24) following a Body Press on top of Namazu who was over Amigo.
(2) Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Kazuki Hashimoto [BJW]
◆Winner: Nakajima (12:52) following a Vertical Drop Style Brainbuster.
(3) Satoshi Kajiwara & NOSAWA Rongai [Gurentai] vs. “VooDoo MURDERS” Kento Miyahara & “brother” YASSHI
◆Winner: Miyahara (20:29) following the Heartbreak (Double Underhook Piledriver) on Kajiwara.
~ Next shows will be on June 28th in Utsunomiya City, July 27th at the Kensuke Office Dojo, and then on August 31 “Summer Dream 2013” at the Korakuen Hall.
UNION “Amanimomakezu Union 2013”, 6/9/2013 [Sun] 13:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING
(1) Madoka, Gabai Jichan & Kaori Yoneyama vs. Nazo Fukumen A, Nazo Fukumen B & Nazo Fukumen P
◆Winner: Yoneyama (9:08) via pinfall on P.
(2) Daichi Kazato vs. Toru Sugiura
◆Winner: Toru (8:21) with a Dragon Sleeper Style Camel Clutch.
(3) Ryu Goma vs. SAGAT
◆Winner: SAGAT (3:05) with the Grind Gore.
(4) Cherry, Masako Takanashi vs. Tsukushi & Aoi Kidzuki
◆Winner: Kidzuki (10:46) with a Cross Arm German Suplex Hold on Cherry.
(5) Idea Pocket Offer Match: Hiroshi Fukuda vs. Menso~re Oyaji
◆Winner: Oyaji (:25) with a School Boy Trip.
(Rematch) Hiroshi Fukuda vs. Menso~re Oyaji
◆Winner: Oyaji (3:22) with a Camel Clutch.
(6) Isami Kodaka, Shuji Ishikawa & FUMA vs. Jun Kasai [FREEDOMS], Nazo Fukumen K & Nazo Fukumen M
◆Winner: Kasai (16:22) with the Pearl Harbor Splash on FUMA.