All-Japan continued their current tour today, results from Yanai City:
They claimed 350 paid.
Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo beat Masanobu Fuchi & Kotaro Suzuki (Independent/Freelancer) in 15:01. Hayashi pinned Fuchi.
HUB (Dragon Gate) beat SUSHI & MAZADA in a 3-way in 9:37 by pinning SUSHI.
AKebono & Hiroshi Yamato beat Bambi Killer & ? in 9:59. Akebono pinned ? after a jumping body press.
Joe Doering beat Ryota Hama in 7:34.
Takao Omori & KAI beat Suwama & Yasufumi Nakanoue in 13:25. KAI pinned Naknaoue after a jumping powerbomb.
Jun Akiyama, Go Shiozaki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Atsushi Aoki (Independent/Freelancers) beat Masakatsu Funaki, Masayuki Kono, Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto in 24:45. Shiozaki pinned Tanaka after Go Flasher.
New Japan kicked off the 20th annual BEST OF THE SUPER JUNIOR tour today with a pre-tournament event of sorts (the actual tournament does not begin until the next event on Friday), results from Nagoya International Conference Center:
They claimed 1500 paid.
Sho Tanaka vs. Yohei Komatsu went to a 10 minute time limit draw.
Barretta (gaijin) & Titan beat Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI in 8:29. Barretta pinned Takahashi.
Ricochet (Dragon Gate) & Kenny Omega (DDT) beat Taichi & TAKA Michinoku in 8:32. Omega pinned TAKA after Croyt’s Wrath.
Alex Shelley, KUSHIDA, Tiger Mask 4 & Jushin Liger beat Jado, Brian Kendrick, Alex Kozlov & Rocky Romero in 11:19. KUSHIDA beat Romero with a Japanese leg roll clutch hold.
YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano beat Takaaki Watanabe, Satoshi Kojima, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Yuji Nagata in 15:44. Ishii pinned Watanabe after a lariat.
Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Karl Anderson & Prince Devitt beat Captain New Japan, Ryusuke Taguchi, Manabu Nakanishi & Hiroshi Tanahashi in 11:19. Devitt pinned Captain after a Fale chokeslam.
Tomoaki Honma (Independent/Freelancer), Hirooki Goto & Makabe beat Gedo, Yujiro Takahashi & Kazuchika Okada in 14:15. Makabe pinned Gedo after a King Kong kneedrop.
As noted earlier, the BOSJ tournament actually begins Friday.
Sendai Girls ran their latest event yesterday, results from Matsushita IMP Hall:
They claimed 560 paid (super full house/overflow).
Kagetu & Sendai Sachiko beat Sawako Shimotsuke & Syuri in 11:33. Kagetu pinned Shimotsuke.
? beat Maiden Name Sakura Hirota & Aiger/Eiger in a 3-way in 9:40 by pinning Hirota.
Mio Shirai beat DASH Chisako in 9:34.
Hiroo Matsumoto & Aja Kong beat Sendai Sachiko & Kagetu in 15:43. Matsumoto pinned Kagetu after a Liger bomb.
Meiko Satomura beat Ayumi Kurihara in 17:21.
Next event is 6/12 at Miyagino-ku Cultural Center (Theater Hall).
Stardom ran their latest event today, results from Nagoya Telepia Hall:
They claimed 285 paid.
Kyoko Kimura & Hailey Hatred beat Yuhi & Mayu Iwatani in 9:04. Kimura pinned Iwatani after a big boot.
Nanae Takahashi beat Sumire Yoshino in 10:05.
Kaori Yoneyama & Hiroyo Matsumoto beat Natsuki*Taiyo & Yoshiko in 13:40. Yoneyama pinned Natsuki.
Io Shirai & Takumi Iroha beat Kairi Hojo & Natsumi Showzuki in 13:53. Shirai pinned Hojo after a moonsault press.
Wonder Of Stardom Champion Dark Angel beat Miho Wakizawa in 11 minutes to retain the title. V1 for Angel.
Also announced today was the full card for 6/2 at Korakuen:
Miho Wakizawa & Eri Susa vs. Yui Yokoo & Sumire Yoshino vs. Hiroyo Matsumoto & Mayu Iwatani vs. Hailey Hatred & ? in a scramble tag match
Dark Angel vs. Yuhi
Nanae Takahashi vs. Takumi Iroha
High Speed Champion Natsuki*Taiyo vs. Kaori Yoneyama for the title
Goddesses Of Stardom Champions Kairi Hojo & Natsumi Showzuki vs. Kyoko Kimura & Christina Von Eerie for the titles
World Of Stardom Champion Io Shirai vs. Yoshiko for the title
Next event is 5/26 at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring.
Osaka Pro ran their monthly Osaka big show today, results from Matsushita IMP Hall:
They claimed 390 paid.
Naoki Setoguchi & Katsumi Oribe beat ? & ? in 10:09. Setoguchi beat ? with a cobra twist.
Kana (Independent/Freelancer), Takoyakida & Spider J beat Arisa Nakajima (JWP), Black Buffalo & Yutaka in 13:19. Takoyakida pinned Yutaka with a Takoyaki suplex hold.
Aja Kong (OZ Academy) & Kanjuro Matsuyama beat Kuishinbo Kamen & Ebessan 3 in 12:54. Kong pinned 3 after a spinning backfist.
Tadasuke & Kazuaki Mihara beat Zeus & The Bodyguard in 17:17 to win the vacant Osaka Pro Tag Team Championship. Tadasuke & Mihara become the 33rd Osaka Pro Tag Team Champions. Mihara pinned Bodyguard after a flying sausage.
Tigers Mask beat Billy Ken Kid in 27:41 to win the vacant Osaka Pro Singles Championship. Tigers wins the title for the 4th time and becomes the 26th Osaka Pro Singles Champion.
Dragon Gate continued the KING OF GATE this weekend, results from Friday & Saturday:
Friday at Kobe Sambo Hall:
They claimed 1000 paid (super full house/overflow).
Jimmy Kagetora beat Mondai Ryu in 4:53.
BxB Hulk, Akira Tozawa & Uhaa Nation beat Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Ryo Saito & Naoki Tanisaki in 10:26. Nation pinned Tanisaki after Uhaa Combination.
Super Shenlong 3 & Chihiro Tominaga beat Shingo Takagi & YAMATO in 9:56. Tominaga pinned YAMATO after an errant Takagi attack on YAMATO.
Naruki Doi & Rich Swann beat HUB & Kotoka in 10:13. Swann pinned Kotoka after Die Fly.
CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii beat Super Shisa, K-ness & Cyber Kong in 14:48. Mochizuki pinned Shisa after Twister.
KING OF GATE:
Ricochet beat Masato Yoshino in 15:18.
Jimmy Susumu beat Dragon Kid in 21:24.
Saturday at Kuwana City Gym:
They claimed 550 paid (full house/sellout).
K-ness beat Super Shenlong 3 in 6:48.
Masaaki Mochizuki & HUB beat Naruki Doi & Syachihoko BOY in 10:33. Mochizuki pinned BOY after Twister.
YAMATO beat Naoki Tanisaki in 9:26.
Don Fujii & Dragon Kid beat Jimmy Susumu & Jimmy Ryo Saito in 16:04. Fujii beat Saito with Gedo Clutch.
KING OF GATE: Shingo Takagi beat Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! in 11:35. No repeat for the defending champion.
BxB Hulk, Akira Tozawa & Uhaa Nation beat Masato Yoshino, Ricochet & Rich Swann in 17:33. Nation pinned Swann after Uhaa Combination.
The KOG semis will be fully set today, 3/4 is set with Ricochet, Susumu & Takagi. The 4th spot goes to the YAMATO-Fujii winner, that match happens today. Semis & Finals will be Saturday.
All-Japan continued their current tour today, results from Niigata:
They claimed 1000 paid (full house/sellout).
Kaz Hayashi & Minoru Tanaka beat Masanobu Fuchi & Atsushi Aoki (Independent/Freelancer) in 10:28. Hayashi pinned Aoki after Power Plant.
SUSHI beat MAZADA & Kotaro Suzuki (Independent/Freelancer) in a 3-way in 8:33 by pinning MAZADA.
Seiya Sanada & Ryota Hama beat Bambi Killer & ? in 11:25. Sanada pinned ?.
Jun Akiyama, Go Shiozaki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (Independent/Freelancers) beat Akebono, KAI & Hiroshi Yamato in 14:20. Shiozaki pinned Yamato after Go Flasher.
Joe Doering beat Takao Omori in 8:24.
Masakatsu Funaki, Masayuki Kono & Koji Kanemoto beat Suwama, Shuji Kondo & Yasufumi Nakanoue in 18:36. Funaki pinned Nakanoue after Hybrid Blaster.