DOVE Pro-Wrestling “A NEW REBEL”, 4/1/2018 [Sun] @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
286 Spectators (crowded)
(1) DOVE Heavyweight Tournament Semi-final Match: ‘brother’ YASSHI vs. Tiida Heat
♦Winner: YASSHI (17:45) following a Kingston Piledriver.
(2) DOVE Heavyweight Tournament Semi-final Match: Naoki Tanizaki vs. Kenshin Chikano
♦Winner: Tanizaki (5:19) with the Implant.
(3) Hide & Yasu c vs. Yuki Aoki & Kohei Kinoshita
♦Winner: Yuki (10:36) with a Hurricanrana on Yasu.
(4) 3WAY Match: Rey Paloma vs. Shoichi Uchida vs. Pro-Wrestling no Joshiki
♦Winner: All Win (16:01) via referee decision.
(5) Hardcore Match: Gunso, Kabuki Kid & Minoru Fujita (FREE) vs. Yuko Miyamoto (666), Isami Kodaka (BASARA) & Kazuaki Mihara (Doutonbori)
♦Winner: Kodaka (11:01) following the Isami-ashi on Kabuki.
~ Gunso stated that this on-going feud between DOVE and BASARA is far from over.
(6) DOVE Heavyweight Tournament Final Match: ‘brother’ YASSHI vs. Naoki Tanizaki
♦Winner: Tanizaki (14:35) via referee stop, with a Standing Sleeper Hold.
~ Naoki Tanizaki becomes the 10th generation champion.
~ Isami Kodaka stepped forward to challenge the new champion to put the belt on the line in the previously announced MAX title defense against him on May 3. Tanizaki accepted the challenge.