Tenryu Project “Genichiro Tenryu Retirement ~ Kakumei Shuen – Revolution FINAL”, 11/15/2015 [Sun] 15:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
(1) Ricky Fuji [K-DOJO] & Sanshiro Takagi [DDT] vs. Kikutaro [FREE] & The Winger [FREEDOMS]
◆Winners: Fuji (8:41) following the 9999 on Kikutaro.
~ Kikutaro said he was happy to bring fun and levity to Tenryu’s retirement show.
(2) Meiko Satomura & Cassandra Miyagi vs DASH Chisako & Sendai Sachiko
◆Winners: Sachiko (9:29) with a Frog Splash on Miyagi.
~ Satomura was fresh off of defending the Red Belt in Stardom vs. Mayu Iwatani earlier in the day and that provided the difference for a huge win. Strong match.
(3) Jushin Thunder Liger [NJPW], Ryota Chikuzen [Kyushu], Gurukun Mask [Ryuku Dragon], Shigeno Shima [Niigata] & Dragon JOKER vs. Onryo , Kuuga [Doutonbori], TARU [FREE], FUJITA [Tokyo Gurentai] & Yasu Kubota [Sportiva]
◆Winners: FUJITA (11:16) following the SAYONARA on JOKER.
~ Dragon JOKER unmasked and revealed himself as Freedoms wrestler Yuya Susumu. He declared that because Tenryu is ending, so should Dragon JOKER.
(4) Great Kabuki [FREE], KAI [W-1] & Buki vs. Great Kojika [BJW], Jun Kasai & Toru Sugiura [both FREEDOMS]
◆Winner: KAI (8:57) with the Splash Plancha on Toru.
~ The crowd reacted strongly to everyone in this match in a positive way.
(5) Yoshinari Ogawa [NOAH] & Kendo Kashin [FREE] vs. NOSAWA Rongai [Tokyo Gurentai] & Kenichiro Arai [DG]
◆Winner: Ogawa (10:47) with a Small Package on NOSAWA.
~ There was lots of crowd brawling involved and afterwards there was hugging. A strange but fun match. The crowd again gave strong reactions to all these guys.
(6) Koki Kitahara [FREE], Ryuji Hijikata [FREE] & Kotaro Nasu [U-FILE CAMP] vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima [FREE], Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION] & Kazuki Hashimoto [BJW]
◆Winner: Hikaru (13:08) with a Cross Armbar on Nasu.
(7) Shiro Koshinaka [FREE] & Arashi vs. Taiyo Kea & Hayato Aijima [both FREE]
▪Winners: Arashi (9:54) with a Powerbomb on Aijima.
~ Arashi gets a win on his mentor’s final show
(8) Yoshiaki Fujiwara [FREE] & Yoshihiro Takayama [FREE] vs. Minoru Suzuki [Pancrase MISSION] & Kazunari Murakami [FREE]
▪Winner: Fujiwara (13:07) with an Armbar on Murakami.
~ Most heated match of the night besides the main event.
(9) Riki Choshu [RikiPro] & Tomohiro Ishii [RikiPro/NJPW] vs. Akitoshi Saito [NOAH] & Ryuichi Kawakami [BJW]
▪Winner: Ishii (13:46) following a Vertical Fall style Brainbuster on Kawakami.
~ Kawakami was wrestling despite his serious injury in a courageous performance, but couldn’t pull out the win for his team.
(10) Suwama [AJPW] & Kengo Mashimo [K-DOJO] vs. Kazuyuki Fujita [IGF] & Yuji Hino [FREE]
▪Winner: Okabayashi (18:52) with the Golem Splash on Sekimoto.
~ The crowd booed Suwama & Fujita interactions and chanted loudly for “BJW!” indicating Strong BJ’s popularity and respect among fans. Fujita challenged Suwama to an MMA fight afterwards on New Years Eve to which Suwama declared that it was Tenryu’s retirement show and that he was being disrespectful. Suwama was more worried about having great matches like the BJW guys than going MMA.
(11)Revolution FINAL Tenryu Retirement Match: Genichiro Tenryu vs. Kazuchika Okada [NJPW]
▪Winner: Okada (17:27) following the Rainmaker.
~ A very good main event for the last Tenryu match ever. Excellent performance by Mr. Puroresu in his swan song.
Afterwards Stan Hansen, Terry Funk & Tenryu Project President Ayano Shimada to give Tenryu thanks and flowers in an emotional scene. Tenryu gave his closing speech in which he thanked the fans and said his career was all he could ever ask for.
Thank you so much Mr. Puroresu Genichiro Tenryu for your amazing and storied career. You will forever be known as one of the greatest pro wrestlers who ever lived.