Pro Wrestling NOAH “The First Navig. 2015”, 1/24/2015 [Sat] 17:00 @ BODYMAKER Colosseum, 2nd Stadium, in Osaka
1,100 Spectators (overcrowded)
(1) Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
◆Winner: DRAW (15:00) Time Expired.
~ Said to have been a solid match.
(2) Kenou & Hajime Ohara vs. Yoshinari Ogawa & Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Kenou (10:38) following the Shubo (蹴暴 / Kick Outburst) on Kumano.
(3) Takeshi Morishima, Maybach Taniguchi & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya vs. Quiet Storm [FREE], Jonah Rock & Buffalo [FREE]
◆Winner: Storm (9:14) following the 50cm Arm Lariat on Kitamiya.
(4) NO MERCY vs SZKG: Takashi Sugiura, Akitoshi Saito & Genba Hirayanagi vs. Takashi Iizuka, TAKA Michinoku & El Desperado
◆Winner: Genba (10:16) with the KICHIKU (pin) on TAKA.
~ Genba with the win over TAKA and then he stated that he is now in-line for the GHC Jr. Tag belts.
~ Kenou & Ohara came out and accepted the challenge from both teams and it was suggested that a 3WAY match could be the way it will be done.
(5) Elimination Match: Naomichi Marufuji, Muhammed Yone, Taiji Ishimori, Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste vs. “SZKG” Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Shelton X Benjamin & Taichi
~ Suzuki eliminated Yone (6:24) following a Gotch style Piledriver.
~ Benjamin eliminated Ishimori (7:41) following a Powerbomb.
~ Marufuji eliminated Benjamin (12:33) via over the top rope.
~ Marufuji eliminated Taichi (13:42) with a backslide.
~ Marufuji (19:05) sent over the top rope.
~ Smith eliminated Haste (20:18) following the Killer Bomb.
◆Winner: Archer (21:57) following the Killer Bomb on Nicholls.
~ Suzuki-gun wins 3-0.
~ Maru tried to get revenge on Suzuki outside the ring following the match, but was outnumbered.
~ KES carried the GHC Tag belts after the match like they were the rightful champion.
~ Suzuki-gun stood in the ring and belittled an official as they continue to dominate NOAH.
~ Marufuji made a statement in the backstage that he might have some help, possibly foreign, coming in to balance out the Suzuki-gun assaults.
(6) GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [28th Champion] Atsushi Kotoge vs. [Challenger] Daisuke Harada
◆Winner: Kotoge (21:20) following a Modified Kill Switch.
~ 1st successful title defense.
~ Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi both came out to challenge the champion for the next defense.
~ It was decided that Sabre and Taichi’s match on February 4th will now be a contendership match to determine the true #1 contender.
NOAH Event Cards for January & February 2015