Pro Wrestling NOAH “10th annual NTV G+ Cup Contention Junior Heavyweight Tag League ”, 7/30/2016 [Sat] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Akitoshi Saito & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Shiro Tomoyose & Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Saito (6:17) following the Sickle Death on Tomoyose.
(2) Junior Tag Leauge Match: Genba Hirayanagi & Captain NOAH vs. Hitoshi Kumano & Andy Dalton
◆Winner: Kumano (4:04) following a Modified Spine Buster on Genba.
~ Both teams end on a run of 1 win, 4 losses = 2 points.
~ Following the match, Genba thanked everyone for the support, but that he has decided to retire after the loss today. Genba hinted at that he is putting his career on the line for today’s match, but if he was not able to win that he would end his career. I guess we will see what officially happens next.
(3) Junior Tag Leauge Match: Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado
◆Winner: Kotoge (6:12) following the Kill Switch on Kanemaru.
~ Harada/Kotoge end at 4 wins, 1 loss = 8 points.
~ Kanemaru/Despe end at 2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points.
~ Harada and Kotoge move on to the final match.
(4) Junior Tag Leauge Match: Kenoh & Hajime Ohara vs. Taiji Ishimori & ACH
◆Winner: ACH (8:24) with the Midnight Star on Ohara.
~ Ishimori/ACH end at 4 wins, 1 loss = 8 points.
~ KenOhara end at 3 wins, 1 losses = 6 points.
~ Ishimori and ACH move on to the final match.
(5) 8 Man Tag Match: Maybach Taniguchi, Masa Kitamiya, Muhammad Yone & Quiet Storm vs. Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, Taichi & TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Taniguchi (14:49) with the Maybach Press on TAKA.
(6) Junior Tag Leauge Final Match: Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge vs. Taiji Ishimori & ACH
◆Winner: Ishimori (20:25) with a 450° Splash on Harada.
~ Ishimori and ACH win the JTL 2016.
(7) GHC Heavyweight Championship Match: [26th Champion] Go Shiozaki vs. [Challenger] Takashi Sugiura
◆Winner: Sugiura (26:54) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam.
~ Champion falls on his 2nd title defense. Sugiura becomes the 27th generation champion.
~ The defense took place with special lumberjack rules as SZKG took advantage at every opportunity. Team NOAH tried to tip the favor back on Shiozaki’s side, but in the end Sugiura, following a well placed chair shot, managed to once more be crowned champion.
~ A masked Maybach Taniguchi came forward to challenger Sugiura after the match as he took out Suzuki-gun. He even took out the new champion with the Maybach Press through a table.
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