Pro Wrestling NOAH “Countdown to GTL“, 4/17/2015 [Fri] 18:30 @ Tochigi Prefectural Cultural Center, sub-arena (Utsunomiya)
~ Due to Morishima being off the current tour, today’s matches have been changed to reflect his absence.
(1) Muhammed Yone & Super Crazy vs. Yoshinari Ogawa & Captain NOAH
◆Winner: Crazy (9:27) following the Sorpressa on Captain.
(2) 3WAY Match: Kenoh
vs. Genba Hirayanagi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
◆Winner: Sabre (9:51) with a Cross Armbar on Genba.
(3) NO MERCY vs HIGH LEVEL ENTERPRISE: Takashi Sugiura & Daisuke Harada vs. Jack Gamble & Jon Webb
◆Winner: Sugiura (9:32) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam on Gamble.
Maybach Taniguchi & Hajime Ohara vs. Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste
◆Winner: Nicholls (11:50) following the Thunder Valley on Ohara.
~ TMDK with a needed win and boost before heading into the GTL.
(5) Suzuki-gun vs Cho-ki-bo-gun: Shelton “X” Benjamin vs. Mitsuhiro Kitamiya
◆Winner: Benjamin (3:39) following the Paydirt.
~ Benjamin showing his skill as he quickly put the younger Kitamiya down.
~ Following the loss, Kitamiya announced that he has found a tag partner replacement for the GTL in Super Crazy.
(6) GHC Jr. Prelude Match: Taichi, El Desperado [both NJPW] & TAKA Michinoku [K-DOJO] vs. Taiji Ishimori, Atsushi Kotoge & Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Taichi (12:56) with the Taichi style Gedo Clutch on Kumano.
~ Suzuki-gun continues to dominate the Jr. division as all 3 champions agreed that they should just boycott the next defenses at Yokohama as none of the challengers are worthy.
(7) Passage to GTL: Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION], Takashi IIzuka [NJPW], Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Naomichi Marufuji, Katsuhiko Nakajima [DIAMOND RING], Akitoshi Saito & Quiet Storm
◆Winner: Suzuki (17:14) following the Gotch style Piledriver on Storm.
~ Suzuki-gun claims a win over NOAH once more as Suzuki stated that SZKG win win the GTL as well.
~ NOAH’s next show will be on the 19th which sees the start of the GTL 2015!
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