[NJPW Event Card Updates] New Japan has finally announced the updated event cards for the rest of the tour following the injury that has sidelined Yoshitatsu.
Hiroshi Tanahashi will be competing on every show for the tour, and shifting has been made to keep the ongoing World Tag League heading forward as scheduled. More or less both Captain New Japan and Ryusuke Taguchi will be shifting back and forth on the matches where Yoshitatsu was original scheduled to compete.
Full listings can be seen via the link below…
NJPW Event Cards for November & December 2014 + World Tag League 2014
NJPW “Road to POWER STRUGGLE”, 11/06/2014 [Thurs] 18:30 @ Texpia Osaka in Osaka
1,000 Fans (Overcrowded)
(1) Yohei Komatsu vs. Taichi
◆Winner: Taichi (5:52) following the Taichi-style Dodon.
(2) Ryusuke Taguchi vs. TAKA Michinoku
◆Winner: Taguchi (7:18) via foul when Taichi interfered.
(3) Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask & Sho Tanaka vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson
◆Winner: Matt (10:02) following the Indytaker on Tanaka.
(4) Mascara Dorada & Fuego [Both CMLL] vs. Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish [Both ROH]
◆Winner: Fish (10:02) following the Chasing the Dragon on Fuego.
(5) Toru Yano & Gedo vs. Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka
◆Winner: Suzuki (7:53) with the chickenwing armlock on Gedo.
(6) Togi Makabe, Tetsuya Naito, Tomoaki Honma & BUSHI vs. Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Anderson (11:39) following the Magic Killer on BUSHI.
(7) Hiroshi Tanahashi & Captain New Japan vs. Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Okada (14:09) following the Rainmaker on Captain.
(8) Katsuyori Shibata, Hirooki Goto, KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii, Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov
◆Winner: Goto (18:10) following the Shouten Kai on Romero.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling “WRESTLING WORLD 2014 in Taiwan”, 4/13/2014 [Sun] 19:00 @ Taiwan University Gymnasium (NTU Sports Center)
(1) Ryusuke Taguchi & BUSHI vs. El Desperado & Mascara Dorada
◆Winner: Taguchi (9:05) following the dodon on Dorada.
(2) Mascara Don (Manabu Nakanishi), Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Jado & Gedo
◆Winner: Yujiro (8:58) following the Tokyo Pimps on Komatsu.
(3) Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Minoru Suzuki & Taichi
◆Winner: Yano (9:53) following the Urakasumi on Taichi.
(4) IWGP Jr. Tag Championship Next Contendership Match: Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov
◆Winner: Romero (10:09) following the Contract Killer on Tiger.
(5) Togi Makabe & Yuji Nagata vs. Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Makabe (8:11) following the King Kong Knee Drop on Tonga.
(6) IWGP Tag Championship Match: [64th Champions] Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows vs. [Challengers] Hirooki Goto & Captain Taiwan
◆Winner: Gallows (9:31) following the Magic Killer on Captain.
~ 3rd successful title defense.
(7) NWA World Tag Championship Match: [75th Champions] Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. [Challengers] Rob Conway & Jax Dane
◆Winner: Tenzan (10:33) with an Anaconda Vice on Dane.
~ 1st successful title defense.
(8) Special 6 Man Tag Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito & KUSHIDA vs. Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Nakamura (13:40) following the BomaYe on KUSHIDA.
NJPW Event Cards for March & April 2014
[NJPW News] New Japan announced the teams for the upcoming WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2012 tournament that is scheduled to take place from November 20th to December 2nd.
Full post on the website.
★ [Captain Ace] Hiroshi Tanahashi & Captain New Japan
★ [Always Hypers] Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue
★ [SWORD & GUNS] Hirooki Goto & “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson
★ [Mr. Anti-Aging E & W] Yuji Nagata & Masaaki Mochizuki
★ [CHAOS Invincible] Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii
★ [CHAOS RIDE THE LIGHTNING] Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI
★ [Suzuki-gun (Army)] Minoru Suzuki & Kengo Mashimo
★ [TenKoji] Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
★ [Japan & Mexico Muscle Orchestra Returns] Manabu Nakanishi & Strongman
★ [THE WORLD’S GREATEST TAG] MVP & Shelton Benjamin
★ [CMLL ASESINO] Rush & Diamante Azul
★ [Chaos Dark Instigators] Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
★ [Complete Players] Masato Tanaka & Yujiro Takahashi
★ [Killer Elite Squad] Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.