All Japan Pro-Wrestling “SUMMER ACTION SERIES”, 7/20/2018 [Frii] 18:30 @ Nagoya International Conference Hall in Aichi
928 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Atsushi Maruyama vs. Revlon (LAND’S END)
◆Winner: Maruyama (6:10) with a Hurricanrana.
(2) Takao Omori, Yohei Nakajima & Black Tiger VII (FREE) vs. Dylan James, Koji Iwamoto & Keiichi Sato (FREE)
◆Winner: Omori (9:45) following an Axe Bomber on Keiichi.
~ Issues between Yohei and Black Tiger appear to be forming throughout the tour. Yohei has dawned a kabuki-esque eye paint and a new attitude with that.
(3) Ultimo Dragon & CarBell Ito vs. Mushuku no ‘Sekiko’ & Shiori Asahi (K-DOJO)
◆Winner: Dragon (8:33) with a La Magistral on Sekiko.
(4) Hikaru Sato vs. Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END)
◆Winner: Sai (10:03) following the Yamaori.
(5) Suwama, Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) & Atsushi Aoki vs. TAJIRI, KAI (FREE) & Gianni Valletta
◆Winner: Valletta (8:33) following a Lariat on Suwama.
~ Valletta with the direct win over the World Tag Champion before the title challenge on the 22nd.
(6) Jake Lee vs. Naoya Nomura
◆Winner: Lee (15:55) via referee stop, with a Modified Udegatame (Seated Armbar).
~ Lee continues to take the charge among the new generation.
(7) Kento Miyahara, Yoshitatsu (FREE) & Yuma Aoyagi vs. Jun Akiyama, Zeus & Joe Doering
◆Winner: Miyahara (16:06) with the Shutdown German Suplex Hold on Zeus.
~ Miyahara claimed the direct fall over Zeus before the title defense on the 29th. Miyahara questioned the challengers resolve.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “GROWIN’ UP vol. 13”, 7/5/2018 [Thu] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
289 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Opening Tag Match: Naoya Nomura & Yuma Aoyagi vs. Yohei Nakajima & Black Tiger VII (FREE)
◆Winner: Aoyagi (9:39) following the Rock Star Buster on Yohei.
~ It was announced that Nomura & Aoyagi will once more challenge Akiyama & Nagata for the Asia Tag belts on July 29th in Osaka. Aoyagi declared that they shall defeat the veteran team this time around.
~ Even though the loss, Black Tiger still raised his partners hand as he stated that they will be ready for next month’s junior tag league.
(2) Yoshi Army vs. Maru Navy: Takao Omori & Yoshitatsu (FREE) vs. Atsushi Maruyama & KAI (FREE)
◆Winner: Yoshitatsu (10:35) following the CBJ on Maruyama.
(3) ~GROWIN’ UP~: Jun Akiyama vs. Keiichi Sato (FREE)
◆Winner: Akiyama (6:47) following an Exploder.
(4) Sweeper vs Fujigiri dai Kyojin: Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END) & Dylan James vs. Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) & Revlon (LAND’S END)
◆Winner: James (10:18) with a Doctor Bomb on Revlon.
(5) The Road to Jr. TAG BATTLE OF GLORY: Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato vs. Koji Iwamoto & TAJIRI (FREE)
◆Winner: TAJIRI (15:31) following a Buzzsaw Kick on Hikaru.
~ Iwamoto & TAJIRI prove to be a solid team as they look to win next month’s junior tag league.
(6) Tanabata Chokuzen (Just Before Star Festival) Special Tag Match: Kento Miayahara & Suwama vs. Zeus & Jake Lee
◆Winner: DRAW (30:00) Time Limit Expired.
~ All four men pushed themselves to the limit as neither team wanted to suffer defeat. As the upcoming Triple Crown match gets closer the tension also appears to be an all-time high between Miyahara and Zeus.
~ More matches were announced for the EDION Arena Osaka show on July 29th.
LAND’S END “FUKUSHIMANIA”, 6/6/2018 [Wed] 19:00 @ Yokohama Radiant Hall in Kanagawa
(1) 5WAY Match: Naoshi Sano vs. Chikara vs. Keita Yano vs. Keiichi Sato vs. Michael Osbourne
◆Winner: No Contest (5:25) all ring out.
(2) Shiori Asahi & Kyosuke Ikaho vs. Tetsuhiro Kuroda & FG Mask
◆Winner: FG Mask (8:10) with a Michinoku Driver II on Ikaho.
(3) UEXILE, Masakado, Yoshihiro Horaguchi (K-DOJO), Kengo (FREE), Rikiya Fudo & Fugo Fudo Yumeji (FREE) vs. Rionne Fujiwara, Kyu Mogami (K-DOJO), Kazumi Kikuta (BJW), Revlon, Takahiro Tabababa (FREE) & Chikara (Riki Enterprise)
◆Winner: Masakado (10:32) following a Lariat on Chikara.
(4) Kotaro Nasu & Ishikiri vs. Hikaru Sato (Pancrase MISSION) & Masashi Takeda (FREE)
◆Winner: Takeda (12:57) following the Reverse U Crash on Ishikiri.
(5) Ryoji Sai, Daisuke Sekimoto (BJW) & The Bodyguard (FREE) vs. Shuji Ishikawa (FREE), Dylan James & So Daimonji
◆Winner: Sai (24:16) following the Nachi no Taki on Daimonji.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2018 SUPER POWER SERIES”, 5/26/2018 [Sat] 18:00 @ Shibata Shiyakusho Fudanotsuji Hiroba in Niigata
(1) Atsushi Maruyama vs. Revlon (LAND’S END)
◆Winner: Maruyama (6:27) with a Hurricanrana.
(2) Shigeno Shima (Niigata Pro) & Rionne Fujiwara (FREE) vs. Keiichi Sato (FREE) & Big THE Ryokan (Niigata Pro)
◆Winner: Shima (9:31) following the Railgun Driver on Ryokan.
(3) Takao Omori & Black Tiger VII (FREE) vs. TAJIRI & KAI (both FREE)
◆Winner: TAJIRI (10:29) following a Buzzsaw Kick on Black Tiger.
~ TAJIRI and KAI continue to show that they are cohesive team heading into the World Tag challenge on June 3.
(4) Yohei Nakajima vs. Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: Hikaru (13:15) following a Backdrop.
~ Though Nakajima keeps calling out for a shot at the World Junior belt, he remains with certain setbacks that make him a worthy challenger.
(5) Suwama, Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) & Atsushi Aoki vs. Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END), Dylan James & Kotaro Suzuki (FREE)
◆Winner: Kotaro (14:08) with a Tiger Driver on Aoki.
~ Kotaro with the direct win over the World Junior Champion, as he once more called out for the previously announced singles match on June 5 in Differ to be with the title on the line.
(6) Kento Miyahara, Yoshitatsu (FREE) & Naoya Nomura vs. Jake Lee, Joe Doering & Koji Iwamoto
◆Winner: Miyahara (15:08) with a German Suplex Hold on Iwamoto.
~ Lee made it known that part of his intentions of leaving NEXTREAM was to challenge Miyahara for the Triple Crown belt.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2018 Power Dream Series”, 3/25/2018 [Sun] 15:00 @ Saitama Super Arena, Community Hall
(1) Atsushi Maruyama, Yutaka Yoshie (FREE), Naoshi Sano (Sano-Damashii), Keiichi Sato (FREE) & CarBell Ito vs. Masakado, Ishikiri, Revlon, So Daimonji & FG Mask (all LAND’S END)
◆Winner: Yoshie (5:15) with a Running Jumping Body Press on Revlon.
(2) Masanobu Fuchi, TAJIRI (FREE) & Yohei Nakajima vs. Osamu Nishimura, Ultimo Dragon & Kotaro Suzuki (all FREE)
◆Winner: Dragon (8:14) with a La Magistral on Fuchi.
(3) Koji Iwamoto vs. Josh Bodom (UK)
◆Winner: Iwamoto (8:25) with the Koko no Geijutsu.
(4) The Road to 2018 Champion Carnival Special Tag Match: Naoya Nomura & KAI (FREE) vs. Yoshitatsu & Yuji Hino (both FREE)
◆Winner: Hino (4:51) following the Fucking BOMB on Nomura.
(5) Evolution vs Hagure IGF International Special 6 Man Tag Match: Suwama, Hikaru Sato & Yusuke Okada vs. Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin & NOSAWA Rongai
◆Winner: NOSAWA (11:21) via referee stop, a Camel Clutch on Yusuke.
~ Masked Freddy Kruger was in the corner for Hagure IGF as the match was out of control in terms of weapon use and the teamwork advantage.
~ Hagure IGF continued to humiliate Suwama after the match.
~ During the backstage interview, Suwama stated that this is not over yet as he seeks out a rematch against the invaders.
~ Jake Lee appeared and stated that he will be returning to active competition on May 24 at the Korakuen Hall. Lee has been out of action since August after he suffered a left knee ACL rupture. He and Naoya Nomura were also forced to vacate the World Tag belts due to his injury.
(6) Asia Tag Championship Match: [Champions] Jun Akiyama & Yuji Nagata (NJPW) vs. [Challengers] Takao Omori & Manabu Nakanishi (NJPW)
◆Winner: Akiyama (15:46) following a Wrist Clutch style Exploder on Omori.
~ 1st successful title defense.
(7) AJPW World Junior Championship Match: [47th Champion] Atsushi Aoki vs. [Challenger] Shuji Kondo (W-1)
◆Winner: Aoki (18:35) with the Trap Over.
~ 1st successful title defense.
(8) AJPW World Tag Championship Match: [81st Champions] Zeus & The Bodyguard (FREE) vs. [Challengers] Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END) & Dylan James (New Zealand)
◆Winner: Sai (17:50) following the Nachi no Taki on Bodyguard.
~ Champions fall on their 1st title defense. Sai & James becomes the 82nd champions.
(9) Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship Match: [59th Champion] Joe Doering vs. [Challenger] Kento Miyahara
◆Winner: Miyahara (17:34) with the Shutdown German Suplex Hold.
~ Champion falls on his 4th title defense. Miyahara becomes the 60th champion.
~ Miyahara now heads into next month’s Champion Carnival as the defending champion.
LAND’S END, 1/16/2018 [Mon] 18:30 @ Yokohama Radiant Hall in Kanagawa
(1) Shiori Asahi (K-DOJO) vs. Dinosaur Takuma (K-DOJO) vs. The Dracula
♦Winner: Asahi (4:51) with a Backslide on Dracula.
(2) Kengo (FREE) & Kyu Mogami (K-DOJO) vs. Yoshihiro Horaguchi (K-DOJO) & Uexile
♦Winner: Mogami (7:44) following the X-Furodo on UEXILE.
(3) Kotaro Suzuki & Keiichi Sato (both FREE) vs. Hideki Hosaka & Kazuki Enosawa (both FREE)
♦Winner: Keiichi (10:35) following a Modified Fisherman Buster on Enosawa.
(4) Actress Girl’Z Offer Match: Saori Anno, Natsumi Manki & Tae Honma vs. Noa Igarashi, Miyuki Takase & Saki
♦Winner: Anno (12:08) with a Fisherman Suplex Hold on Igarashi.
(5) Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) & Atsushi Maruyama (AJPW) vs. Rikiya Fudo & So Daimonji
♦Winner: Ishikawa (12:54) following a Running Knee Lift on Daimonji.
(6) Ryoji Sai, Naoya Nomura (AJPW) & Ishikiri vs. KAZMA SAKAMOTO (FREE), Revlon & Kotaro Nasu
♦Winner: Ishikiri (22:50) with a 450° Splash on Revlon.
LAND’S END Korea “All Asia Heavyweight Championship One Day Tournament in SEOUL”, 1/21/2018 [Sun] @ Seoul City, Korea
(1) All Asia Tournament 1st Round: The Bodyguard (Japan) vs. Dr.monz Jr. (Korea)
(2) All Asia Tournament 1st Round: Ahn Jae-hong (Korea) vs. Dolgorsuren Belingen (Mongolia)
(3) All Asia Tournament 1st Round: Uncle (Korea) vs. Masashi Takeda (Japan)
(4) All Asia Tournament 1st Round: Ryoji Sai (Japan) vs. RYO (Korea ROAD FC)
(5) All Asia Tournament Reserve Match: (Thailand) vs. (China)
(6) All Asia Tournament Semi-final Round:
(7) All Asia Tournament Semi-final Round:
(8) Special Single Match: Fuminori Abe vs. Kim Nam Seok
(9) All Asia Tournament Final Round:
LAND’S END 9, 12/27/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
(1) Atsushi Maruyama (FREE) & Revlon vs. Rionne Fujiwara & Michael Osbourne
♦Winner: Rionne (10:05) with a Wakigatame on Revlon.
(2) 3WAY Match: Minoru Fujita (Gurentai) vs. Tetsuhiro Kuroda (FREE) vs. Nessie
♦Winner: Fujita & Kuroda (7:05) via pin-fall on Nessie.
(3) Masashi Takeda (FREE), Kengo (FREE) & So Daimonji (formerly So Shibata) (FREE) vs. Ishikiri, Kotaro Nasu & Kyu Mogami (K-DOJO)
♦Winner: Ishikiri (13:24) with a Swandive style 450 Splash on Daimonji.
(4) Shinsuke Jet Wakataka & UEXILE vs. Shachikov & Ebiten
♦Winner: Shachikov (12:10) with the Cactus Flower on UEXILE.
(5) Ryoji Sai, Rikiya Fudo & SUGI (FREE) vs. Masakado, KAZMA SAKAMOTO (FREE) & Chikara (Riki Enterprise)
♦Winner: Fudo (19:23) with the Fudo Splash on Chikara.
~ The next show is scheduled to be held on 1/16 in Yokohama. As the main event will see Ryoji Sai, Noaya Nomura & Ishikiri take on the team of Kotaro Nasu, KAZMA SAKAMOTO & Revlon.
~ The tournament to crown the new Asia Heavyweight Champion will still be held in Korea on 1/21/18.
~ Then Sai announced that the promotion will be returning to Sapporo for the first time in nearly 2 years on 3/12. The Bodyguard and So Daimonji appear on the poster for the event.