NJPW “DOMINION 6.22”, 6/22/2013 [Sat] 17:00 @ Osaka BODYMAKER COLOSSEUM in Osaka
(0) Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Taichi (7:09) with the Taichi Style Gedo Clutch on Tiger.
(1) IWGP Junior Tag Championship Match: [35th Champions] “Forever Hooligans” Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov vs. [Challengers] “TIME SPLITTERS” KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley
◆Winner: Romero (13:09) following the Contract Killer on KUSHIDA.
~ 1st successful title defense.
~ TAKA Michinoku & Taichi challenged the champions during the backstage interview.
(2) Yuji Nagata, Tomoaki Honma & Captain New Japan vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson, “BadBoy” Tama Tonga & “UnderBoss” Bad Luck Fale
◆Winner: Fale (8:19) following the Grenade (Single Arm Chokeslam lift to a thumb to the throat strike) to Captain.
(3) IWGP Tag Championship 3 WAY Match: [62nd Champions] “TenCozy” Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. [Challengers] “CHAOS” Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka vs. “K.E.S.” Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
~ 1st title defense.
◆Winner: Kojima (11:50) following a Lariat to Archer.
~ first successful title defense.
(4) NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match: [Champion] Rob Conway vs. [Challenger] Manabu Nakanishi
◆Winner: Conway (8:32) with the Ego Trip.
(5) Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki & Shelton “X” Benjamin
◆Winner: Benjamin (12:36) following the Pay Dirt to Nakamura.
~ Suzuki and Ishii were at each other throats during the match, it seems a singles encounter might be in the works.
~ Kazushi Sakuraba came out and greeted the fans and announced his return by challenging Nagata.
~ Sakuraba has been out of action since April 7th’s “INVASION ATTACK” when he suffered a right arm dislocation while competing in a tag match against Yuji Nagata.
(6) Tetsuya Naito’s Return Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Naito (15:01) with the Stardust Press.
~ Naito announced that he is going after Masato Tanaka and the NEVER belt.
(8) Special Single Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Prince Devitt
◆Winner: Devitt (15:33) following the Bloody Sunday.
~ BULLET CLU… I mean Devitt finally claims the big win over Tanahashi.
~ The 4 on 1 presence is proving to be too much for anyone that Devitt faces.
(9) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [59th Champion] Kazuchika Okada vs. [Challenger] Togi Makabe
◆Winner: Okada (25:24) following the Rainmaker.
~ 2nd successful title defense.
~ Stan Hansen handed the IWGP belt to Okada.
~ Devitt challenged Okada after the match. Okada accepted the challenge on one condition, Gedo gets a shot at the IWGP Jr. belt.
Okada jokingly said that if Gedo wins the Jr. belt, Gedo gets the IWGP Heavy title shot.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “CROSS OVER 2013”, 6/22/2013 [Sat] 18:00 @ Sapporo Teisen Hall in Hokkaido
(1) Ryota Hama vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
◆Winner: Hama (7:50) with a Running Body Press.
(2) SUSHI & Agu vs. MAZADA & Tomoya
◆Winner: MAZADA (13:50) following a Modified Shoda Otoshi on SUSHI.
(3) This is STACK OF ARMS Tag Match: Masakatsu Funaki & Koji Kanemoto vs. Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka
◆Winner: Funaki (14:56) following the Hybrid Blaster on Minoru.
~ Kanemoto was asked what his intentions were and he stated that he will “go to the ring as he wishes”. So that completely leaves things vague, but I expected nothing less from him. Kanemoto is currently freelance, so honestly he can go whenever he no longer accepts bookings in that sense.
(4) Takao Omori vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: Doering (10:24) with the Revolution Bomb.
~ Joe Doering announced that he will remain in All Japan and also declared that L/R (LAST REVOLUTION) will be no more. “Suwama and I will evolve”.
(5) World Tag Prelude Tag Match: Akebono & Hiroshi Yamato vs. Go Shiozaki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
◆Winner: Shiozaki (11:55) following the Go Flasher on Yamato.
~ Shiozaki slammed Akebono during the match and solidified that big moment by carrying that momentum through Yamato.
(6) Triple Crown & Asia Tag Prelude LAST REVOLUTION vs Burning 6 Man Tag Match: Suwama, Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo vs. Jun Akiyama, Kotaro Suzuki & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Kotaro (22:22) with a Tiger Driver on Hayashi.
~ Kotaro did not appear to be content with his victory over Kaz. Of course with all the drama going on right now there is a lot of mixed emotions between the wrestlers.
~ Akiyama challenged Suwama for them both give it their all (all of their strength/fight) in their upcoming Triple Crown title match on June 30th in Ryogoku.
All Japan Event Cards for May & June 2013
CLUB-K 3000KAIENTAI DOJO “CLUB-K 3000”, 6/22/2013 [Sat] 18:30 @ Blue Field in Chiba
(1) HIROKI vs. Tank Nagai
◆Winner: HIROKI (9:15) with the Stuka Splash.
(2) Bambi vs. Kotaro Nasu [U-FILE CAMP]
◆Winner: Nasu (3:11) with a Backslide.
(5) Kaji Tomato & Akito [DDT] vs. Kengo Mashimo & Saburo Inematsu
◆Winner: Mashimo (16:17) with the Mudo on Kaji.
~ Takizawa was originally scheduled, but he suffered an injury while training.
(4) Yuji Hino vs. Ryuichi Sekine
◆Winner: Hino (14:20) with a Dragon Sleeper.
(5) Ricky Fuji & Daigoro Kashiwa vs. Hiro Tonai & Yuki Sato
◆Winner: Kashiwa (18:11) with a Kashiwa Clutch on Sato.
~Upcoming big events~
K-DOJO “K-UP IMPACT 3”, 7/3/2013 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
(-) Kengo Mashimo & Saburo Inematsu vs. Masato Tanaka [ZERO1] & Yoshikazu Yokoyama [ZERO!]
(-) Hiro Tonai vs. Fujita “Jr” Hayato [Michinoku]
(-) Ricky Fuji, Ryuichi Sekine & Bambi vs. Shiori Asahi, Makoto Oishi [DDT] & Danshoku Dino [DDT]
(-) Taishi Takizawa & Kaji Tomato vs. Mohammed Yone [NOAH] & Atsushi Kotoge [NOAH], Kana [Free], Asosan [Kyushu],
K-DOJO “CLUB-K SUPER in Chiba Port Arena”, 7/15/2013 [Mon] 13:00 @ Chiba Port Arena, Sub-Arena
() KAZMA Sakamoto vs. Tank Nagai
() Yuji Hino, Ryuichi Sekine & Kotaro Nasu [U-FILE CAMP] vs. Saburo Inematsu, Kunio Toshima & (to be announced)
() UWA Middleweight Championship Match: [Champion] TAKA Michinoku vs. [Challenger] FUNAKI
() STRONGEST-K TAG Championship Match: [Champions] Ricky Fuji & Daigoro Kashiwa vs. [Challengers] Shiori Asahi & Hiro Tonai
() CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K Championship Match: [Champion] Taishi Takizawa vs. [Challenger] Kengo Mashimo
K-UP IMPACT in KUMAMOTO, 8/24/2013 [Sat] 18:30 @ Kumamoto City Retail Information Center
Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION], Yujiro Takahashi [NJPW], Yutaka Yoshie [Free]. Daisuke Sekimoto [BJW], Kana [Free], Asosan [Kyushu], Mentai☆Kid [Kyushu]