NOAH “Mitsuharu Misawa Memorial Night”, 6/13/2013 [Thu] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Daisuke Ikeda [Fu-ten] vs. Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Ikeda (5:31) following a Right High Kick.
(2) Super Crazy & Daiske Harada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Pesadilla
◆Winner: Crazy (12:04) with the Sorpressa on Pesadilla.
(3) Maybach Taniguchi vs. Jake Dirden
◆Winner: Taniguchi (6:52) with the Maybach Press.
(4) BRAVE vs NO MERCY Tag Match: Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge vs. Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach SUWA Jr.
◆Winner: Kotoge (15:14) following the Killswitch on SUWA Jr.
(5) Kensuke Sasaki [DIAMOND RING] & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Akitoshi Saito [Free] & Masao Inoue [Free]
◆Winner: Ogawa (14:46) with a Small Package on Inoue.
All 10 teams in the upcoming Junior Tag League have been announced.
1. Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge [BRAVE]
2. Daisuke Harada & Hitoshi Kumano [BRAVE]
3. Pesadilla & Dual Force (?) [Mexico]
4. Roderick Strong [ROH/USA] & Slex [TMDK/Australia]
5. Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach SUWA Jr. [NO MERCY]
6. Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin [Los Mexitosos]
7. Shiori Asahi & Hiro Tonai [KAIENTAI DOJO]
8. Kaiser & Gaston Mateo [South America]
9. Yoshinari Ogawa & Zack Sabre Jr.
10. Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV [NJPW]
(-) Special Mitsuharu Misawa Memorial Match: Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Akira Taue
This was a special video package that ended with Tiger Driver ’91 on Taue.
(6) NO MERCY vs BRAVE Single 3 Match Series “Jiyu ~ Freedom”: Yoshihiro Takayama vs. Takeshi Morishima
◆Winner: Morishima (11:19) following the Backdrop Driver.
~ Morishima claims his revenge over Takayama from their singles encounter last month.
(7) NO MERCY vs BRAVE Single 3 Match Series “Shinnen ~ Belief”: KENTA vs. Mohammed Yone
◆Winner: KENTA (18:35) with the GAME OVER.
~ Yone’s new drive was set today as he took on KENTA. Even though in loss he proved that he had plenty of fight against the champion.
~ Atsushi Onita appeared with a bouguet of flowers for Misawa and confronted KENTA as well. It seems he is looking to rekindle his previous strife with KENTA.
(8) NO MERCY vs BRAVE Single 3 Match Series “Mirai ~ Future”: Takashi Sugiura vs. Naomichi Marufuji
◆Winner: Marufuji (24:14) following the Tiger Flowsion.
~ With this big win, Marufuji proposed to be the next challenger for KENTA.
~ KENTA accepted the challenge, with the proposed title match to take place on July 7th.
~ After the match, the entire locker room came out as Spartan X (Misawa’s theme) played throughout the arena. A special 10 count gong was held in Misawa’s honor and also to signify the close of the memorial show.
NOAH Event Cards for May & June 2013
BJW, 6/13/2013 [Thu] 18::00 @ Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Hall, East Hall
(1) Yuichi Taniguchi vs. Atsushi Ohashi
(2) Shinya Ishikawa & Madoka [Free] vs. Sakigake [Dove] & Rey Paroma [Dove]
(3) Hardcore Tag Match: Shadow WX & Takashi Sasahi [FREEDOMS] vs. Ryuji Ito & Masaya Takahashi [WNC]
(4) B Foultless Junky’s vs. Hesei Gokudo Combi ~ Barbed-wire Board Deathmatch: Masashi Takeda & Takumi Tsukamoto vs. Kankuro Hoshino & Masato Inaba
(5) Yoshihito Sasaki vs. Amigo Suzuki [Free]
(6) World Strong Heavy Prelude Match: Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi vs. Ryuichi Kawakami & Kazuki Hashimoto
(7) BJW Certified Tag Championship Match “Frenzy” Fluorescent Light Deathmatch ~Yankee Nichokenju vs. 045 Junkies~: [38th Champions] Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka vs. [Challengers] Jun Kasai & “Black Angel” Jaki Numazawa
~ 8th title defense.