All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2018 SUPER POWER SERIES”, 5/20/2018 [Sun] 16:00 @ Hachinohe Seagull View Hotel Gymnasium in Aomori
335 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Yohei Nakajima vs. Rionne Fujiwara (FREE)
◆Winner: Yohei (8:56) following the Tobuishiro-Mawashigiri.
(2) Jun Akiyama & Ultimo Dragon vs. Takao Omori & Atsushi Maruyama
◆Winner: Dragon (11:12) with a La Magistral on Maruyama.
(3) Zeus & The Bogyguard (FREE) vs. Joe Doering & Black Tiger VII (FREE)
◆Winner: Bodyguard (8:14) with a Camel Clutch on Black Tiger.
(4) Yoshitatsu (FREE) vs. Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: Yoshitatsu (12:33) with the Yoshitatsu Fantasy (modified gogoplata).
~ Yoshitatsu showcased a new move as he heads into the Asia Heavy Title challenge against Sai on 6/19.
(5) Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END), Dylan James & Kotaro Suzuki (FREE) vs. Koji Iwamoto, TAJIRI (FREE) & KAI (FREE)
◆Winner: KAI (11:59) with a School Boy on Sai.
~ KAI with the World Tag prelude win as he celebrates his 35th birthday.
(6) Kento Miyahara, Naoya Nomura & Keiichi Sato (FREE) vs. Suwama, Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Suwama (19:26) following the Last Ride on Keiichi.
~ Aoki addressed Yohei Nakajima’s challenge for the World Junior belt, as he stated that he still expects much for a challenger.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “Oudou Tournament”, 9/12/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ It was announced that TAKA Michinoku & Black Tiger VII will be defending the Asia Tag belts against Nomura & Aoyagi on September 30 in Yamada.
~ Then Taiyo Kea was announced to make his return to the All Japan ring on October 9 at the Korakuen Hall.
~ The “Jr TAG BATTLE OF GLORY” was announced to be held from November 3 through November 9. 5 teams will be competing in the tournament. The Teams are as follows…
~ Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato, Koji Iwamoto & Yusuke Okada, Masashi Takeda & Atsushi Maruyama, Kotaro Suzuki & Keiichi Sato, and Black Tiger VII & Black Spider VII.
(1) Yohei Nakajima, Minoru Tanaka (FREE), Atsushi Maruyama (FREE) & Yusuke Okada vs. Ultimo Dragon (Toryumon MEXICO), Kotaro Suzuki (FREE), Massimo & Danny Jones
♦Winner: Dragon (3:45) with a La Magistral on Yusuke.
(2) Jun Akiyama, Takao Omori, Masanobu Fuchi, Osamu Nishimura (FREE) vs. Naoya Nomura, Koji Iwamoto, Yuma Aoyagi & Fuminori Abe (Sportiva)
♦Winner: Omori (8:09) following an Axe Bomber on Abe.
~ Aoyagi hinted that his aim is to move past the losses against Taichi and begin his journey to become a heavyweight class wrestler.
(3) Suwama & Atsushi Aoki vs. Joe Doering & Hikaru Sato (Pancrase MISSION)
♦Winner: Doering (3:41) following a Revolution Bomb on on Aoki.
~ Doering’s aim for total destruction was shown tonight, as he took out everyone including his own partner.
(4) 5th Oudou Tournament ~ 1st Round Match: TAJIRI vs. Yoshitatsu (NJPW)
♦Winner: Yoshitatsu (9:28) following a Backdrop.
~ The New Japan wrestler manages to make the jump to the next round, even using his own mist attack in the process.
(5) 5th Oudou Tournament ~ 1st Round Match: Shuji Ishikawa (FREE) vs. The Bodyguard (FREE)
♦Winner: Ishikawa (6:51) with the Splash Mountain.
(6) 5th Oudou Tournament ~ 1st Round Match: Zeus vs. Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END)
♦Winner: Zeus (19:24) with a Jackhammer.
~ Zeus managed to survive the battle, though he will have yet another one on 9/18 as he takes on the former TC champion in Ishikawa.
(7) 5th Oudou Tournament ~ 1st Round Match: Kento Miyahara vs. KAI (FREE)
♦Winner: Miyahara (19:22) with the Shutdown German Suplex Hold.
~ Miyahara breaksthrough the first round as he is a step closer to becoming the winner of the tournament as the reigning TC champion.
~ Miyahara will face off against Yoshitatsu on 9/18.
~ The next set of 1st round matches will take place on the 9/16.