NJPW “Yoshinoya Presents KIZUNA ROAD 2013”, 7/5/2013 [Fri] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo [SamuraiTV/iPPV]
(1) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super Strong Machine vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Jado
◆Winner: Tenzan (9:08) via foul, Iizuka.
(2) Togi Makabe, Manabu Nakanishi, Tiger Mask IV & KUSHIDA vs. Yuji Nagata, Hirooki Goto, Captain New Japan & Takaaki Watanabe
◆Winner: KUSHIDA (11:02) with a Crucifix Hold on Watanabe.
(3) Tomohiro Ishii, Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov vs. Minoru Suzuki, TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Taichi (11:38) with the Low Fly Flow on Koslov.
(4) Tetsuya Naito, Tomoaki Honma & La Sombra vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Masato Tanaka & Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Yujiro (12:52) following the Tokyo Pimps on Honma.
~ G1 CLIMAX 23 Participants Announced
~ DDT’s Kota Ibushi appeared and announced that he will be in this years G1 CLIMAX.
All the competitors and the split blocks were announced!
~ Hiroshi Tanahashi
~ Togi Makabe
~ Hirooki Goto
~ Satoshi Kojima
~ Kazuchika Okada
~ Tomohiro Ishii
~ Lance Archer
~ Davey Boy Smith Jr.
~ Prince Devitt
~ Katsuyori Shibata
~ Hiroyoshi Tenzan
~ Yuji Nagata
~ Tetsuya Naito
~ Shinsuke Nakamura
~ Toru Yano
~ Yujiro Takahashi
~ Minoru Suzuki
~ Shelton “X” Benjamin
~ Karl Anderson
~ Kota Ibushi
(5) Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & “UnderBoss” Bad Luck Fale
◆Winner: Fale (9:22) following the Grenade to HASHI.
(6) CMLL World Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Tama Tonga & Terrible vs. [Challengers] Hiroshi Tanahashi & Jushin Thunder Liger
◆Winner: Tanahashi (12:12) with the High Fly Flow on Terrible.
~ Tanahshi & Liger become the new champions.
(7) IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match: [66th Champion] Prince Devitt vs. [Challenger] Gedo
◆Winner: Devitt (18:11) following the Bloody Sunday.
~ 4th successful defense.
~ Okada came out to congratulate the champion on his defense, as Okada will now be defending the IWGP Heavy belt against Devitt on July 20th.
~ 4th title defense.
NJPW Event Cards for July & August 2013