Pro Wrestling NOAH “The First Navigation 2016”, 1/29/2016 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Akitoshi Saito, Hitoshi Kumano & Kaito Kiyomiya vs. Quiet Storm, Genba Hirayanagi & Captain NOAH
◆Winner: Storm (9:18) following the 50cm Arm Lariat on Kiyomiya.
(2) Taiji Ishimori & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Kenoh & Hajime Ohara
◆Winner: Kenoh (15:22) following the Kibo (Running Low Soccer Kick) on Ishimori.
~ Kenoh with yet another win, yet the final prelude win, over the GHC Jr. Champion before the title challenge on 1/31.
~ Kenoh declared that he will be champion over the prone champion.
(3) Atsushi Kotoge vs. TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: TAKA (10:43) with the Heavy Killer #1.
(4) Daisuke Harada vs. Taichi
◆Winner: Taichi (9:28) with the Taichi style Gedo Clutch.
~ Both of the GHC Jr. Tag Champions fell to the underhanded tactics of the challengers. Both of the challengers tried to degrade the champions before the title match.
(5) Maybach Taniguchi & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya vs. Takashi Iizuka & Shelton “X” Benjamin
◆Winner: Iizuka (14:07) following the Iron Finger From Hell on Maybach.
~ Iizuka claimed yet another underhanded win following a distraction.
(6) Go Shiozaki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Minoru Suzuki & El Desperado
◆Winner: Desperado (16:26) with a Diving Body Press on Kanemaru.
~ Kanemaru once more suffers the loss to Desperado. Suzuki stated that this will be Shiozaki’s fate as well come their singles match.
(7) Naomichi Marufuji, Muhammad Yone & Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Takashi Sugiura, Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
◆Winner: Nakajima (19:53) following a Vertical Fall style Brainbuster on Smith.
~ Nakajima claims the victory in the final prelude tag match before the big show on 1/31. Nakajima declared that the GHC belts will be back under NOAH once and for all.
NOAH Event Cards for January & February 2016
Pro Wrestling NOAH “GREAT VOYAGE 2016 in YOKOHAMA”, 1/31/2016 [Sun] 17:00 @ Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium
(1) GREAT VOYAGE 2016 in YOKOHAMA Opening 8 Man Tag Match: Yoshihiro Takayama, Quiet Storm, Hajime Ohara & Genba Hirayanagi vs. Yoshinari Ogawa, Akitoshi Saito, Hitoshi Kumano & Kaito Kiyomiya
(2) Special Single Match: El Desperado vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru [FREE]
(3) Special Single Match: Shelton X Benjamin vs. Mitsuhiro Kitamiya
(4) Special Single Match: Maybach Taniguchi vs. Takashi Iizuka
(5) GHC Junior Tag Championship Match: [25th Champions] Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge vs. [Challengers] TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
~ 3rd title defense.
(6) GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [30th Champion] Taiji Ishimori vs. [Challenger] Kenoh
~ 1st title defense.
(7) GHC Tag Championship Match: [33rd Champions] Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. [Challengers] Muhammad Yone & Katushiko Nakajima
~ 6th title defense.
(8) Special Single Match: Go Shiozaki [FREE] vs. Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION]
(9) GHC Heavyweight Championship Match: [24th Champion] Naomichi Marufuji vs. [Challenger] Takashi Sugiura
~ 1st title defense.