No Glass Slipper Necessary, More Hulk Hogan Gymnastics

April 29, 2013

Stardom “CHAMPION FIESTA 2013 RYOGOKU CINDERELLA”, 29/04/2013
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
5,500 Fans

Mayu Iwatani, Lin Bairon, Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi defeated Eri Susa, Makoto, Michael Nakazawa & Hikaru Sato when Iwatani pinned Nakazawa with a Dragon Suplex (12:26).

Today was the big day for the Stardom joshi promotion. They ran an important show in Sumo Hall dedicated to the retirement of Yuzuki Aikawa. Miss Bouncy Bouncy received a lot of support from DDT during her pro wrestling career so it was fitting to see some of the wrestlers having a match on the undercard. The 8-Person Tag Team match had a crossover of talent from Stardom, DDT and Wrestling New Classic as Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi teamed with Stardom’s Mayu Iwatani and the new WNC Women’s Champion Lin Bairon to face Michael Nakazawa, Hikaru Sato, Eri Susa and the former WNC Women’s Champion Makoto. Nakazawa and Sato were in hentai mode with Nakazawa dressed as a nurse while Sato wore a women’s bathing suit. Ibushi and Makoto got to reignite their small rivalry when they paired off in the ring. Nakazawa was his usual creepy sense and attempted to apply the Ultimate Venom Arm on Iwatani. Makoto did not want her team to win that way and tried to stop him but got caught in the crossfire. Iwatani capitalised on the backfire and pinned Nakazawa with a Dragon Suplex in an impressive feat. Now, if someone from DDT is reading this could they please go console Sanshiro Takagi?

130428_DDT-1

Meanwhile a few other DDT wrestlers appeared at the the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo to attend the Nico Douga Conference. Antonio Honda put on his red and yellow tights and brought Hulkamania to life again with a Hulk Hogan Gymnastics performance. He was cheered on by Danshoku Dino, Tsurumi Amon, Daisuke Sasaki, Hiroshi Fukuda and Chikage Kiba. The video of the original performance is one of the more popular sport videos on the website. The video can be seen here: http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/1333972847

Advertisements

Street Fighter 2: TLC Falls Count Anywhere Edition

April 27, 2013

isami-kamehameha

UNION “GOLDEN UNION 2013”, 03/05/2013
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Dark Match: Gabaiji-chan Vs Saint Seiya Rion Vs El Hijo del Goro
1. Ryu Gouma & SAGAT Vs Choun-Shiryu & Cao Zhang
2. Nazo Fukumen A, Nazo Fukumen M & Nazo Fukumen K (w/ Nazo Fukumen P) Vs Kengo Ohka, Madoka & Menso~re Oyaji
3. Aipoke World Title Decision – Idea Pocket Special 3 Way Match: FUMA Vs Sanshiro Takagi Vs Jun Kasai Vs Hiroshi Fukuda
4. Union Fly To Everywhere World Title – Triple Threat Match: Kaori Yoneyama (c) Vs Cherry Vs Nako Fukumen B
5. Special 6-Man Tag Team Match: Shuji Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Daichi Kazato Vs Daisuke Sekimoto, Great Kojika & Hideyoshi Kamitani
6. DDT Extreme Title – TLC Falls Count Anywhere Street Fighter 2 Match: Kenny Omega (c) Vs Isami Kodaka

The stipulation for the DDT Extreme Title match has been decided. Isami Kodaka won the Extreme Title in a Tonkaichi, Ladders & Chairs Match against El Generico over a year ago. He wanted to face Kenny in the same match but with tables instead of the giant hammer. However since Kenny is a Street Fighter, a Falls Count Anywhere rule is now added to the match. Isami revealed he has learned the Kamehameha to counter Kenny’s Hadouken. He thinks the Hadouken has a fatal weakness that the Kamehameha does not possess. The ladder Isami wants to use is claimed to be 1.5 times higher than the type he usually uses in matches. It is a ladder high enough to poke the heavens.

The Nazo Fukumen group believe their token female member will win the Fly To Everywhere Title and they compared it to the Battle of Sekigahara, a decisive battle that was fought in 1600. The Triple Threat match will be first fall to a finish.

Choun-Shiryu demonstrated a weakness of the recently converted Chinese vampire SAGAT. When Shiryu sticks a mystical sealing ward onto SAGAT’s forehead, the vampire freezes on the spot. Now knowing that he can render one of his opponents useless, it will make his mission to transform Ryu Gouma into a vampire easier. China has many problems right now so Shiryu wants to have a lawyer under his control if anything goes wrong. That’s why he wants to turn Gouma into a vampire.

Seiya Morohashi, who was forced to withdraw from Union after losing a Mask Contra Withdraw match at the last show has been begging for his job back. He might be added to the dark match.

DDT “OSAKA 24 ZONE TOUR ~ KITA WARD”, 12/05/2013
Osaka Umeda Nasci Hall

1. Shigehiro Irie & Keisuke Ishii Vs Tetsuya Endo & Konosuke Takeshita

Kizaemon Saiga and Shoichi Uchida will wrestle on the show. This will be Saiga’s second DDT match since his debut in March.

HARD HIT “YOKOHAMA GLORY DAYS”, 19/05/2013
Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. Ryuichi Sekine Vs FUMA
2. ISAO Vs Takaku Fuke
3. Hikaru Sato Vs Super Tiger

Tetsuya Endo will make his Hard Hit debut at this show.


TOKYO WOMEN’S WRESTLING “THE THIRD MEETING” Results

April 26, 2013

tww3

TOKYO WOMEN’S WRESTLING “THE THIRD MEETING”, 26/04/2013
Shibuya Deseo
120 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Karate Exhibition: Miyu Yamashita Vs Hikaru Nakajima ended in a Time Limit Draw (3:00).
2. Chikage Kiba defeated KANNA with a Cross Kneebar (4:01).

Chikage Kiba’s first wrestling match ended in happiness after she defeated KANNA by submission. She has declared herself the ace of Tokyo Women’s Wrestling.

Today was Hikaru Nakajima’s 20th birthday. Makoto Oishi made a surprise appearance with a cake and sang “Happy Birthday” to her.

The next preview event will take place in Shibuya Deseo again on 6th June. When asked who she wanted to face on the show, KANNA said she wants to wrestle Miyu Yamashita a third time because she thinks Yamashita’s two wins over her were not convincing.


Feeling Chile, Aipoke Championship, Hard Hit, Factory Wrestling Returns

April 25, 2013

aipoke-union

DDT “MAX BUMP 2013”, 03/05/2013
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Dark Match: Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Guanchulo Vs Tatsuhiko Yoshino & Aggressor
1. Daisuke Sasaki, Yuji Hino & Hoshitango Vs Akito, Tetsuya Endo & Konosuke Takeshita
2. Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi Vs Kenny Omega & Gota Ihashi
3. Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & El Samurai Vs MIKAMI, Masa Takanashi, Michael Nakazawa & DJ Nira
4. KUDO Vs Antonio Honda
5. Keisuke Ishii & Takao Soma Vs Katsuhiko Nakajima & Satoshi Kajiwara
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: HARASHIMA & Yasu Urano (c) Vs Hikaru Sato & Yukio Sakaguchi
7. KO-D Openweight Title: Shigehiro Irie (c) Vs Kota Ibushi

Aggressor and Guanchulo are two Chilean wrestlers who participated in Dick Togo’s retirement show in Bolivia last year. They already appeared in DDT earlier this month at “APRIL FOOL 2013” in the Takagi & Owarai Unit Battle Royal.

UNION “GOLDEN UNION 2013”, 03/05/2013
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Dark Match: Gabaiji-chan Vs Saint Seiya Rion Vs El Hijo del Goro
1. Ryu Gouma & SAGAT Vs Choun-Shiryu & Cao Zhang
2. Nazo Fukumen A, Nazo Fukumen M & Nazo Fukumen K (w/ Nazo Fukumen P) Vs Kengo Ohka, Madoka & Menso~re Oyaji
3. Aipoke World Title Decision – Idea Pocket Special 3 Way Match: FUMA Vs Sanshiro Takagi Vs Jun Kasai Vs Hiroshi Fukuda
4. Union Fly To Everywhere World Title – 3 Way Match: Kaori Yoneyama (c) Vs Cherry Vs Nako Fukumen B
5. Special 6-Man Tag Team Match: Shuji Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Daichi Kazato Vs Daisuke Sekimoto, Great Kojika & Hideyoshi Kamitani
6. DDT Extreme Title: Kenny Omega (c) Vs Isami Kodaka

Union continues their partnership with Idea Pocket by introducing a new championship created by the AV company. The first Aipoke World Champion will be decided in a 4 Way match between FUMA, Sanshiro Takagi, Jun Kasai and Hiroshi Fukuda who returns from exile after his Loser Leaves Town defeat last month. Fukuda’s box office success with Ultimate Superstars Action convinced Naomi Susan to give him a second chance and bring him back to Union just for this match.

There is also a deluxe prize for the champion. He will win a date with Idea Pocket idol Aino Kishi.

HARD HIT “YOKOHAMA GLORY DAYS”, 19/05/2013
Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. ISAO Vs Takaku Fuke
2. Hikaru Sato Vs Super Tiger

HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi and Hayato Mishita will also compete on the show.

DDT “PLANT WRESTLING”, 29/05/2013
Miyaji Ironworks

Street Wrestling Match: Kazuyoshi Sakai, Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi Vs Sanshiro Takagi’s Elite Street Troops

DDT returns to the factory in Miyaji for another bout of street wrestling and this time they are bringing Kazuyoshi Sakai with them. Sakai was a part time wrestler for MUSCLE between 2005 and 2010. He mostly wrestled as a Razor Ramon HG parody during his time there. He has since returned for one more match at last year’s “BUDOKAN PETER PAN” show. Sanshiro Takagi is bringing together an elite team of street wrestlers to take on Sakai, Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi. I will be shocked if one of those elite wrestlers is not Kota Ibushi.


Golden Union, Yamagata Cards

April 23, 2013

UNION “GOLDEN UNION 2013”, 03/05/2013
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Ryu Gouma & SAGAT Vs Choun-Shiryu & Cao Zhang
2. Nazo Fukumen A, Nazo Fukumen M & X (w/ Nazo Fukumen P) Vs Kengo Ohka, Madoka & Menso~re Oyaji
3. Idea Pocket Special 3 Way Match: FUMA Vs Sanshiro Takagi Vs Jun Kasai
4. Union Fly To Everywhere World Title – 3 Way Match: Kaori Yoneyama (c) Vs Cherry Vs Nako Fukumen B
5. Special 6-Man Tag Team Match: Shuji Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Daichi Kazato Vs Daisuke Sekimoto, Great Kojika & Hideyoshi Kamitani
6. DDT Extreme Title: Kenny Omega (c) Vs Isami Kodaka

The Idea Pocket Divas this time around will be Aino Kishi and Tsubasa Amami.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU IN YAMAGATA ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON’NYAKU~”, 06/05/2013
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Antonio Honda Vs Michael Nakazawa
2. Hikaru Sato & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Masa Takanashi & Akito
3. KUDO & Yasu Urano Vs MIKAMI & Tetsuya Endo
4. Shigehiro Irie, Keisuke Ishii & Takao Soma Vs Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega & Gota Ihashi
5. Yamagata Big Single Match – 43 Year Old Vs 52 Year Old Skilled Fight ~That’s Professional!~: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. Yamagata Big Single Match – Man-Eater Vs American Pornography Lover Grudge: Danshoku Dino Vs Daisuke Sasaki
7. Yamagata Big Single Match – DDT No. 1 Refreshing King Playoff: HARASHIMA Vs Makoto Oishi


DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2 DAYS IN SHIMIZU” Results

April 21, 2013

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2 DAYS IN SHIMIZU ~DRAMATIC DREAM TUNA~”, 21/04/2013
Shimizu Marine Bill
211 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Toru Owashi defeated Tetsuya Endo with the Choke Slam (8:14).
2. Sakura Momoko Everywhere, Anything & Everything High Tension Match: Sanshiro Takagi & Kazuki Hirata defeated Akito & DJ Nira when Takagi submitted Nira with a High Tension Upside Down Osaekomi (12:54).
3. Antonio Honda defeated Takao Soma with a Cradle (8:38).
4. HARASHIMA & KUDO defeated MIKAMI & Masa Takanashi when KUDO pinned Takanashi with the Diving Double Knee Drop (12:10).
5. Daisuke Sasaki defeated Yasu Urano with the Sasaki Huracanrana (16:32).
*Daisuke Sasaki wins Yasu Urano’s Right To Challenge Anytime, Anywhere Contract.
6. Shimizu Specialty 3 Way Tag Team Match: Shigehiro Irie & Keisuke Ishii defeated Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi and Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi when Irie pinned Ihashi with the Flying Sausage (12:39).

Sanshiro Takagi announced that Factory Pro Wrestling will return on 29th May.


Tomorrow’s Shimizu Card, Big Matches For Yamagata

April 20, 2013

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2 DAYS IN SHIMIZU ~DRAMATIC DREAM TUNA~”, 21/04/2013
Shimizu Marine Bill

1. Toru Owashi Vs Tetsuya Endo
2. Sanshiro Takagi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Akito & DJ Nira
3. Antonio Honda Vs Takao Soma
4. Yasu Urano Vs Daisuke Sasaki
5. HARASHIMA & KUDO Vs MIKAMI & Masa Takanashi
6. Shimizu Specialty 3 Way Tag Team Match: Shigehiro Irie & Takao Soma Vs Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi Vs Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi

Will the main event play out a little differently now that we know Shigehiro Irie and Kota Ibushi will be facing each other for the KO-D Title soon?

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU IN YAMAGATA ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON’NYAKU~”, 06/05/2013
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Yamagata Big Single Match – 43 Year Old Vs 52 Year Old Skilled Fight ~That’s Professional!~: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
2. Yamagata Big Single Match – Man-Eater Vs American Pornography Lover Grudge: Danshoku Dino Vs Daisuke Sasaki
3. Yamagata Big Single Match – DDT No. 1 Refreshing King Playoff: HARASHIMA Vs Makoto Oishi

A big show in Yamagata means having big matches with odd descriptions.