Pro Wrestling NOAH “MONDAY NOAH”, 2/3/2014 [Mon] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Young Master vs Freshman: Daisuke Harada vs. Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Harada (8:25) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
(2) Don’t You Cry vs Strong Style of Heisei: Genba Hirayanagi vs. Mitsuhiro Kitamiya [DIAMOND RING]
◆Winner: Genba (5:06) following a Modified Piledriver.
(3) The Lone Technician vs Muy Bien: Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Hajime Ohara
◆Winner: Ogawa (9:01) via foul.
~ The referee sent Kenou to the back for trying to interfere in the match, but Ohara. Kenou attacked Genba Hirayanagi. Which then Ohara assaulted the referee causing the ref to call for a DQ. Kenou came back out and it was a 2 on 1 on Ogawa, but Genba made the save with a watergun and began blasting Kenou and Ohara.
~ Kenou and Ohara signaled that the GHC Jr. Tag belts will be theirs.
~ Ogawa walked to the back by himself, so doesn’t appear to be an alliance with Genba or anything of that sort.
(4) BRAVE vs XNL: Taiji Ishimori vs. Xtra Large
◆Winner: Ishimori (6:58) with a Swandive 450° Splash.
(5) TMDK vs BJW: Jonah Rock vs. Shinya Ishikawa
◆Winner: Ishikawa (8:54) with a Ground Cobra Twist.
(6) NOAH vs BJW: Naomichi Marufuji vs. Ryuichi Kawakami
◆Winner: Marufuji (13:42) with the Perfect Face Lock.
~ Kawakami showed a willingness to continue competing in Noah in the future. It seems Marufuji was pleased with his performance, as well as the fact that Kawakami idol’s the late Mitsuharu Misawa in the ring.
(7) TMDK vs BRAVE: Mikey Nicholls vs. Mohammed Yone
◆Winner: Nicholls (7:58) with the Mikey Bomb
(8) Takashi Sugiura’s Return Match NO MERCY vs BRAVE: Takashi Sugiura vs. Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Sugiura (14:22) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam.
~ Masato Tanaka came out as Sugiura’s second. The two will be teaming together for ZERO1’s show on 2/11 at Korakuen.
~ During the backstage interview, it appears that the two could very well be aiming to form an alliance going forward.
(9) BRAVE vs Chokibogun: Katsuhiko Nakajima [DIAMOND RING] vs. Kenou
◆Winner: Nakajima (12:56) via foul, Ohara interfered.
~ Said to have been an explosive match between the two ,and one that a lot of people wanted to see… Sadly Ohara had to intervene in the end, but it was almost expected from the start.
(10) Chokibogun vs TMDK: Takeshi Morishima vs. Shane Haste
◆Winner: Morishima (8:57) following the Backdrop Driver.
~ Kenou and Ohara aided Morishima in the match.
(11) BLACK SUN vs Uncontrollable Iron Mask Complete Resolution War: KENTA vs. Maybach Taniguchi
~ No rules, no foul, no ring-out. Only way for a winner to be determined is by pinfall, submission, or KO.
◆Winner: KENTA (23:56) following multiple barrage of go 2 sleep’s.
~ This match essentially went backstage to back in the ring with tables and others.. to almost practically a deathmatch in a way.
~ KENTA thanked everyone for coming out and stated that he is in the green (Noah) ring. That is the truth, he said. He said that he will see everyone again next Saturday at the next Korakuen Hall show.
~ Backstage… KENTA stated further that “I am devoted to Noah here and now”.
NOAH Event Cards for January & February 2014