◆BJW NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ Big Japan held a show at the Nagoya Diamond Hall.
~ The main event saw Kankuro Hoshino, Ryuji Ito and Jaki Numazawa taking on Abdullah Kobayashi, Yuko Miyamoto and Isami Kodaka. Kobayashi would capture the win over Numazawa and would following that up by calling out Hoshino for the first title challenge.
~ It was also announced that the previously announced 6 man tag deathmatch on 8/6 will now be for the Yokohama 6 Man Tag belts.
~ Then the semi-final match saw Hideyoshi Kamitani, Yuji Okabayashi and Yasufumi Nakanoue taking on Daisuke Sekimoto, Daichi Hashimoto and Ryuichi Kawakami. Kawakami would capture his first win since returning from an injury as he would claim the win over the new World Strong Heavy Champion Kamitani. Kawakami called out for a shot at the belt.
BJW “12th Rokkbkubashi Shopping District Pro-Wrestling”, 8/6/2016 [Sat] 17:30 @ Rokkakubashi
(1) Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Takuya Nomura
(2) Jaki Numazawa vs. Yuichi Taniguchi
(3) Yoshihisa Uto vs. Kazumi Kikuta
(4) Deathmatch: Ryuji Ito & Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Masashi Takeda & Takumi Tsukamoto
(5) Hideyoshi Kamitani & Ryota Hama vs. Yasufumi Nakanoue & Ryuichi Kawakami
(6) Yokohama Street Fight 6 Man Tag Championship Deathmatch: [8th Champions] Abdullah Kobayashi, Takayuki Ueki & Masaya Takahashi vs. [Challengers] Kankuro Hoshino, Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka
~ 1st title defense.
◆DDT NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ The first round of the KO-D 6 Man Tag Tournament continued as the second set of matches took place. HASARASHIMA, Akito & Yasu Urano and Yukio Sakaguchi, Masahiro Takanashi & Kota Umeda won their matches to move on to the semi-final matches on August 6.
DDT “Saitama Slam vol. 13!”, 8/6/2016 [Sat] 18:00 @ Kasukabe Fureai Cube in Saitama
() Infomercial Match: (to be announced)
() Ryogoku Assessment Match: [Assessor] Sanshiro Takagi vs. [Subject of Assessment] KENSO
() KO-D 6 Man Tag Tournament Semi-final Round: (Winner of A) Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie vs. (Winner of B) Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & MAO
() KO-D 6 Man Tag Tournament Semi-final Round: (Winner of C) Yukio Sakaguchi, Masahiro Takanashi & Kota Umeda vs. (Winner of D) HASARASHIMA, Akito & Yasu Urano
◆K-DOJO NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ KAIENTAI held a bigger show at the TKP Garden City in Chiba.
~ The main event saw Kaji Tomato defeat Tank Nagai to become the new CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K after a 20+ minute match. Kaji has been receiving plenty of notable spots outside of the promotion in recent and today is an ultimate culmination of him proving his skills as he will now lead the promotion.
~ Taishi Takizawa and Kotaro Yoshino defeated the veteran Suzuki-gun team of TAKA Michinoku and Yoshinobu Kanemaru to retain the ST-K TAG belts.
~ Shiori Asahi defended the Independent World Junior belt against MEN’S Teioh and in the process became the UWA World Middleweight Champion as well.
◆NJPW NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ The ninth day of the G1 CLIMAX took place today in Gifu.
~ The A BLOCK matches were today as Tanahashi, Okada, Marufuji, Fale, and Tonga claimed the wins for the night.
~ Makabe [4 wins, 1 loss = 8 points]
~ Okada [4 wins, 1 loss = 8 points]
~ Marufuji [3 wins, 2 losses = 6 points]
~ Fale [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ SANADA [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Tanahashi [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Goto [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Tenzan [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Tonga [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Ishii [2 wins, 3 losses = 4 points]
~ Nakajima [3 wins, 1 loss = 6 points]
~ Nagata [3 wins, 1 loss = 6 points]
~ Shibata [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ Naito [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ Elgin [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ Omega [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ Honma [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ YOSHI-HASHI [2 wins, 2 losses = 4 points]
~ EVIL [1 win, 3 losses = 2 points]
~ Yano [1 win, 3 losses = 2 points]
~ The full event card was released for the finals of the SUPER J-CUP 2016 which takes place on August 21. Among the finals will be 2 junior tag title defense as both NOAH and New Japan’s junior tag belts will be defended on the show.
SUPER J-CUP 2016, 8/21/2016 [Sun] 15:00 @ Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo
(1) Opening 6 Man Tag Match: David Finlay, Yuma Aoyagi [AJPW] & Eita [DG] vs. BUSHI, Kaji Tomato [K-DOJO] & Gurukun Mask [RYUKYU DRAGON]
(2) SJC Round 2: Jushin Thunder Liger [NJPW] vs. Taichi [SZKG]
(3) SJC Round 2: KUSHIDA [NJPW] vs. Kenoh [NOAH]
(4) SJC Round 2: Ryusuke Taguchi [NJPW] vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru [SZKG]
(5) SJC Round 2: Will Ospreay [CHAOS] vs. Matt Sydal [ROH]
(6) Volador Jr., Caristico [Liga/CMLL] & Titan [CMLL] vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia & Gran Guerrero [all CMLL]
(7) SJC Semi-final: (Liger or Taichi) vs (KUSHIDA or Kenoh)
(8) SJC Semi-final: (Taguchi or Kanemaru) vs (Ospreay or Sydal)
(9) NOAH Sanctioned GHC Junior Tag Championship Match: [27th Champions] Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge vs. [Challengers/GTL 2016 Winners] Taiji Ishimori & ACH
~ 4th title defense.
(10) IWGP Junior Tag Championship Match: [48th Champions] Matt & Nick Jackson vs. [Challengers] Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley
~ 1st title defense.
(11) SJC Final Match:
◆OSAKA PRO NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ Osaka Pro held a show today with a main event of Tadasuke defending the Osaka Championship against HUB. HUB being the former Osaka Pro native wrestler under the name of Super Dolphin, as he was the protege of Super Delfin. This would mark the first time for him to hold the belt since 2006.
~ Shiro-kuma also defeated Kuishinbo Kamen to become the new Osaka Owarai (Comedy) Champion.
◆ZERO1 NEWS◆ [7/31 RESULTS]
~ The finals of the “Fire Festival 2016” took place today at the Korakuen Hall.
~ Shinjiro Otani and Yusaku Obata managed to move on to the final match as Obata claimed the much deserved upset to win the league. Obata declared that he will force a change in ZERO1.
~ Ultimo Dragon was announced to be involved in this years Tenkaichi Junior Tournament in September.
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