Pro Wrestling NOAH “Spring Navig. 2016 ~ DEPARTURE TO THE WORLD ~”, 3/2/2016 [Wed] 19:00 @ Differ Ariake in Tokyo
~ Takashi Iizuka will miss the show today and as such the opening match was changed.
~ The Global Tag League was announced to be taking place from April 5 to May 4.
~ “infoNear in. presents GREAT VOYAGE 2016 in OSAKA” will be taking place on 5/28 at the EDION Arena Osaka, main hall.
(1) Daisuke Harada, Atsushi Kotoge, Yoshinari Ogawa, Hitoshi Kumano & Kaito Kiyomiya vs. Kenoh, Hajime Ohara, Maybach Taniguchi Genba Hirayanagi & Captain NOAH
◆Winner: Taniguchi (13:25) with the Maybach Press on Kiyomiya.
(2) TMDK DEPARTURE TO THE WORLD: Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste vs. Akitoshi Saito & Quiet Storm
◆Winner: Nicholls (10:53) following the Thunder Valley on Storm.
~ TMDK with a win as they celebrate their return to NOAH after 9 months, the duo are set to compete until 3/12 which will see their final send-off match.
(3) TAKA Michinoku vs. Taiji Ishimori
◆Winner: Ishimori (7:43) with a 450° Splash.
(4) El Desperado vs. Naomichi Marufuji
◆Winner: Marufuji (8:15) following a Ko-oh.
(5) Minoru Suzuki vs. Mitsuhiro Kitamiya
◆Winner: Suzuki (11:56) following a Gotch style Piledriver.
(6) Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Shiozaki (12:33) following the Go Arm Lariat.
~ Suzuki announced more matches that will be taking place at the Suzuki-gun produced show on 3/27.
(-) Takashi Iizuka vs. Toru Yano
(-) TAKA Michinoku & Taichi vs. Muhammad Yone & Ryusuke Taguchi
(-) Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado vs. Yoshinari Ogawa & Jushin Thunder Liger
(-) Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Sugiura vs. (NOAH selected team)
(7) Taichi vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima
◆Winner: Nakajima (10:05) following the Vertical Spike (Vertical drop style Brainbuster).
(8) Takashi Sugiura vs. Muhammad Yone
◆Winner: Sugiura (17:04) following an Olympic Qualifying Slam.
~ Suzuki with the interference that lead to Sugi taking out Yone with a chair shot and then the finish.
~ Sugi and Suzuki continued the assault after the match with Nakajima rushing out to make the save.
~ Nakajima grabbed the mic as he declared that he will save NOAH come the 3/19 when he beats Sugi for the GHC belt.
~ Nakajima received a strong reaction from the fans.