DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2 DAYS IN 2013”, 21/07/2013
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,447 Fans – Super No Vacancy
1. Hikaru Sato & Yukio Sakaguchi defeated Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Gota Ihashi when Sakaguchi pinned Ihashi with a Gamengiri (6:46).
2. All Star Battle Royal: Daisuke Sasaki defeated Masa Takanashi, Michael Nakazawa, Akito, Gorgeous Matsuno, DJ Nira and Hiroshi Fukuda (8:18).
2a. Michael Nakazawa eliminated DJ Nira with the Ultimate Venom Arm (6:15).
2b. Daisuke Sasaki eliminated Hiroshi Fukuda by Ring Out (6:38).
2c. Gorgeous Matsuno eliminated Michael Nakazawa with (7:03).
2d. Daisuke Sasaki, Akito & Masa Takanashi eliminated Gorgeous Matsuno with a Cross Armbreaker (7:08).
2e. Akito eliminated Masa Takanashi with a Cradle (8:18).
2f. Daisuke Sasaki eliminated Akito with a Cradle (8:18).
3. 3 Way Tag Team Match: Keisuke Ishii & Takao Soma defeated KUDO & Yasu Urano and MIKAMI & MIKAMI? when Soma pinned MIKAMI? with the Sorarina (7:07).
4. Yuko Miyamoto, Isami Kodaka & FUMA defeated Jun Kasai, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata when Miyamoto pinned Hirata with the Fire Thunder (9:10).
5. Top & Future Special Tag Team Match: HARASHIMA & Konosuke Takeshita defeated Kota Ibushi & Tetsuya Endo when HARASHIMA pinned Endo with the Somato (9:10).
6. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Danshoku Dino, Makoto Oishi & Kensuke Sasaki defeated Antonio Honda, Hoshitango & Yuji Hino (c) when Oishi pinned Honda with the Jikiden Tornado Clutch (9:43).
*Monster Army fails in V1. Danshoku Dino, Makoto Oishi & Kensuke Sasaki become the 5th KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Champions!
7. KO-D Openweight Title: Shigehiro Irie (c) defeated Yuji Okabayashi with a Running Elbow Bat (18:32).
*V8 for Shigehiro Irie. Yuji Okabayashi cashes in his Right To Challenge Anytime, Anywhere Contract.
Shigehiro Irie has survived the Right To Challenge Anytime, Anywhere Contract gauntlet in one piece. Four contracts, four title defences and Irie defeated every challenger in his way. The toughest challenge was saved for last. Yuji Okabayashi from Big Japan had the strength and ability that outmatched the champion but Irie had the heart to give the challenger everything he’s got. With Okabayashi out of the way, Irie now has one more big challenge to look forward to, HARASHIMA at Sumo Hall.
Sanshiro Takagi pulled a muscle a day before the show and had to be replaced with Jun Kasai.
Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi were finally albe to defeat the Monster Army thanks to some help from Kensuke Sasaki. The new KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Champions will defend the titles on 18/8 but their challengers will be determined on the day of the show. The Monster Army wanted an automatic rematch but Tsurumi Amon put them in a dark match instead. Antonio Honda, Hoshitango and their new ally Jun Kasai will take on Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi and a mystery partner in a Falls Count Anywhere match held outside of Sumo Hall.
Kota Ibushi & Tetsuya Endo did a stereo Shooting Star Press spot that was described as “beautiful” by Extreme Party.
Yankii Ni Cho Kenju will challenge Hikaru Sato & Yukio Sakaguchi for the KO-D Tag Team Titles at the 18/8 Sumo Hall show.
The Monster Army has gone too far with their crimes. This time they have stolen a bronze gown belonging to Seiji Sakaguchi, Yukio’s father! The Army also revealed Tetsu Watanabe is one of their top marshals. Yukio Sakaguchi challenged the Monster Army to an 8-Man Tag Team match for 17/8. Yukio will team with Masa Takanashi, Akito and Tetsuya Endo plus he will have his brother Kenji Sakaguchi in his corner.
Daisuke Sasaki stole DJ Nira’s stuff and wore them for the Battle Royal.
Kenny Omega Vs Konosuke Takeshita will happen at the 17/8 Sumo Hall show. The match is sponsored by a fashion brand called DRESSCAMP. Takeshita’s trend of big matches continue the next night when he will face Katsuhiko Nakajima.
The annual DDT48 General Election returns, beginning on 24th August with the polls closing on 30th September. Results will be announced on 2nd October.