NOAH “Countdown to GTL”, 4/14/2017 [Fri] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Kaito Kiyomiya vs. Tadasuke (FREE)
♦Winner: Tadasuke (10:52) following the OutKast.
(2) Akitoshi Saito, Yoshinari Ogawa & Rionne Fujiwara (FREE) vs. Daisuke Harada, HAYTA (DOVE) & YO-HEY (FREE)
♦Winner: HAYATA (11:39) with a Moonsault Press on Rionne.
(3) Taiji Ishimori vs. Hitoshi Kumano
♦Winner: Ishimori (8:12) with a Rolling Clutch Hold.
~ Ishimori with the early lead before the title defense on the 22nd.
(4) Katsuhiko Nakajima & Hajime Ohara vs. Muhammad Yone & Hi69 (FREE)
♦Winner: Ohara (11:50) with the Muy Bien on Hi69.
~ The reigning GHC Junior Champion with the win over the GHC Jr. Tag Champion before the Tag Title challenge on April 22.
(5) Go Shiozaki vs. Cody Hall
♦Winner: Shiozaki (11:36) following a Short Range Gowan style Lariat.
(6) Masa Kitamiya vs. Atsushi Kotoge
♦Winner: Kotoge (19:02) via counter pin-fall from a Saito Suplex attempt.
~ Kotoge with the win as he stated that he just needs to overcome Shiozaki to begin the true next phase of his career.
(7) GHC Tag Championship Match: [38th Champions] Takashi Sugiura & Kenoh vs. [Challengers] Naomichi Marufuji & Maybach Taniguchi
♦Winner: Taniguchi (27:39) with the Maybach Bomb Zwei on Kenoh.
~ Champions fall on their 1st title defense. Marufuji and Taniguchi become the 39th generation champions.
~ Taniguchi’s “Terminator” revival continued to prove in his favor as he captured the GHC Tag belts before the start of the GTL next week.