Pro-Wrestling NOAH “Navig. with Emerald Spirits 2018”, 6/26/2018 [Tue] 19:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
1,517 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Maybach Taniguchi, Mitsuya Nagai (DRADITION), KAZMA SAKAMOTO (FREE) & Cody Hall vs. KENSO (FREE), Chang Jian Feng, Lin Dong Xuan & Sun Yilin
◆Winner: KAZMA (10:35) following a Running Knee on Yilin.
~ KAZMA was then invited to join the growing Maybach Army, which now stands at four members.
(2) Hajime Ohara & Junta Miyawaki vs. Seiya Morohashi & LEONA (DRADITION)
◆Winner: LEONA (8:55) with a Figure Four Leg Lock on Miyawaki.
(3) Hi69, Minoru Tanaka (FREE) & Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Tadasuke, HAYATA & YO-HEY
◆Winner: Minoru (9:37) with the Minoru Special on Tadasuke.
(4) Muhammad Yone & Quiet Storm vs. Atsushi Kotoge & Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Yone (10:22) following the Funky Buster Bomb on Kotoge.
(5) Naomichi Marufuji, Akitoshi Saito & Masato Tanaka (ZERO1) vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima, Masa Kitamiya & Go Shiozaki
◆Winner: Saito (11:17) following the Death Brand on Kitamiya.
~ Saito will yet another direct win over Kitamiya, as he called out a challenge for the GHC Tag belts. With his tag partner to be Marufuji.
~ Naomichi Marufuji announced the card for his upcoming 20th Anniversary show on September 1st, as Hideo Itami, who is still active in the WWE, will make a special one-night return to compete against his former rival Marufuji in a singles match.
The full event card was also announced for the show as well which is as follows…
Naomichi Marufuji 20th Anniversary Show “Hishou / Soaring“, 9/1/2018 [Sat] 15:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
(1) Muhammad Yone & Junta Miyawaki vs. Mitsuo Momota (Riki Enterprise) & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi (FREE)
(2) Akitoshi Saito, Masao Inoue & Kishin Kawabata (FREE) vs. Takuma Sano, Tamon Honda & Shiro Koshinaka (all FREE)
(3) Quiet Storm & Tadasuke vs. Takao Omori (AJPW) & Cody Hall
(4) HAYATA & YO-HEY vs. Shuji Kondo & Kaz Hayashi (both WRESTLE-1)
(5) Hi69, Minoru Tanaka (FREE) & Kotaro Suzuki (FREE) vs. Hajime Ohara, Hitoshi Kumano & Seiya Morohashi (FREE)
(6) Katsuhiko Nakajima, Masa Kitamiya & Taiyo Kea (FREE) vs. Go Shiozaki, Kaito Kiyomiya & Yoshinari Ogawa
(7) Kenoh, Atsushi Kotoge & Maybach Taniguchi vs. Sanshiro Takagi, HARASHIMA & Danshoku Dieno (all DDT)
(8) Takashi Sugiura & Daisuke Harada vs. Jun Akiyama & Atsushi Aoki (both AJPW)
(9) Marufuji’s 20th Anniversary Match: Naomichi Marufuji vs. Hideo Itami (WWE)
(6) GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [36th Champion] Daisuke Harada vs. [Challenger] Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Harada (15:26) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
~ 6th successful title defense.
~ No next challenger was decided, but six out of the sevent teams came out as prelude to next month’s Junior Tag League.
(7) GHC Heavyweight Championship Match: [31st Champion] Takashi Sugiura vs. [Challenger] Kenoh
◆Winner: Sugiura (26:23) following an Avalanche style Olympic Qualifying Slam.
~ 3rd successful title defense.
~ After the match, Shiozaki came forward to make the direct challenge to Sugiura.
~ Also of note, Kenoh was helped out of the ring by Kotoge and Kiyomiya.