Pro-Wrestling NOAH “Navig. To The Northern Cross 2018”, 4/14/2018 [Sat] 18:30 @ Susukino Mars Gym in Hokkaido
488 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Junta Miyawaki vs. Noriyuki Yoshida (FTO)
◆Winner: Yoshida (5:11) with a Teba Lock.
~ Interesting bit of info, Yoshida was originally a trainee for NOAH back in 2004, but like many suffered an injury that caused him to return home. He would debut in his hometown of Hokkaido in 2006 where he gone on to competed in that area ever since.
(2) Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Akitoshi Saito vs. Masao Inoue
◆Winner: Ogawa (8:15) following a Backdrop on Inoue.
(3) Muhammad Yone & Quiet Storm vs. Maybach Taniguchi & Cody Hall
◆Winner: Yone (8:44) following a Guillotine Drop on Hall.
(4) 34th GHC Junior Tag Championship Decision Tournament 1st Round: HAYATA & YO-HEY vs. Hajime Ohara & Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: HAYATA (14:18) following the Headache on Ohara.
~ HAYATA & YO-HEY move on to tomorrow’s final match.
(5) 34th GHC Junior Tag Championship Decision Tournament 1st Round: Daisuke Harada & Tadasuke vs. Hi69 & Minoru Tanaka
◆Winner: Hi69 (15:35) with the Stuka Splash on Harada.
~ Hi69 with the win over the GHC Jr. Champion, as he and Minoru move on to tomorrow’s final against HAYATA & YO-HEY.
(6) Masa Kitamiya vs. Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Kitamiya (14:03) with the Kangokugatame.
~ Kiyomiya suffers defeat before the GHC Tag challenge later this month.
(7) Takashi Sugiura & Kenoh vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Sugiura (15:23) following an Olympic Qualifying Slam on Kotoge.
~ Sugiura with the direct win over Kotoge, as he questioned whether or not Kotoge is a worthy challenger for the GHC. Given he is coming off as the weakest challenger in history.
(8) Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Shiozaki (18:15) following the Gowan Lariat.
~ Following the loss that his partner suffered earlier in the night, Shiozaki in return claimed the win over the GHC Jr. Tag Champion before the title match on 4/29. Shiozaki claimed that the path is only forward as he and Kiyomiya seek to become champions.