DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP? 2013” Results

September 29, 2013

Tokyo Korakuen Hall
2,052 Fans – Super No vacancy Full House

0. Dark Match: Guanchulo Vs Gorgeous Matsuno ended in a Time Limit Draw (5:00).
1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto (c) defeated Keisuke Ishii & Soma Takao when Kodaka pinned Takao with a Cradle (12:14).
*V1 for Yankii Ni Cho Kenju.
2. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Scramble Battle Royal: KUDO defeated Akihiro (c) with the Diving Double Knee Drop (9:54).
Order of Elimination: Masa Takanashi, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Kazuki Hirata, Hoshitango, Cherry, Mio Shirai, Michael Nakazawa, DJ Nira, Akihiro.
*KUDO becomes the 975th champion.
3. MIKAMI & Tanomusaku Toba defeated Hikaru Sato & Akito when MIKAMI pinned Akito with a Modified School Boy (10:36).
4. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Akebono defeated Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega & Gota Ihashi when Akebono pinned Ihashi with the Body Press (13:04).
*V1 for Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Akebono.
5. Antonio Honda, Daisuke Sasaki & Yuji Hino defeated Danshoku Dino, Makoto Oishi & Super Sagadang Machine when Honda pinned Machine with the Diving Fist Drop (15:48).
6. Shigehiro Irie defeated Konosuke Takeshita with a Package Piledriver (10:50).
7. KO-D Openweight Title: HARASHIMA (c) defeated Yasu Urano with the Somato (21:18).

It was an emotional main event between two friends over the KO-D Openweight Title. But Yasu Urano was determined to do anything to win the title from HARASHIMA, even if it meant targeting the champ’s injured leg. However, HARASHIMA stayed strong and was able to defeat Urano to record the first defence of his latest title reign. Urano admitted feeling ashamed for going after HARASHIMA’s injury but he was forgiven. Next for HARASHIMA is the winner of the DDT48 General Election.

Shigehiro Irie has added the Package Piledriver to his arsenal. That move might come in handy when he and Keisuke Ishii travel over to All Japan in the coming weeks.

The KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Title being defended under Falls Count Anywhere rules guaranteed a crazy match. Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Akebono were able to defeat the Golden Rendezvous in a match that went all over Korakuen Hall. Afterwards, Takagi asked Akebono if he could return on 4th November in Osaka Bodymaker Colosseum for the next title defence. Akebono said he would be there and he thanked the fans for their support. In a backstage interview Takagi bragged that his team is unbeatable. He also told Akebono they should go to a tiny place where a grand sumo champion has never fought before, like Chiba.

KUDO was absolutely dominant in the Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title Battle Royal. He even survived an ambush by Gorgeous Matsuno & Guanchulo after winning the title.

Yankii Ni Cho Kenju bragged about winning their first of 100 planned defences of the KO-D Tag Team Title. Keisuke Ishii took the defeat in his stride and swore he will bring the All Asia Tag Team Titles to DDT!

Grogeous Matsuno was impressed with Guanchulo after their time limit draw. He requested to team with him sometime in the future.

Saki Akai will return to wrestle her second ever match at the 4th November Osaka show.

Sanshiro Takagi announced that he wants DDT to perform at the Saitama Super Arena. He said it will be possible because they were able to do shows at Sumo Hall and Budokan Hall.

Union will soon become a separate company from DDT. The spin-off has been financed by DDT ever since its rebirth in 2005. It will now be its own independent company but will continue its relationship with DDT. Union will also debut a new rookie at the 23rd October Korakuen Hall show. The name I get from translation is Suru Kawamura but that will be corrected as soon as I get the proper name.

Tokyo Women’s Wrestling will hold its first official show in Kitizawa Town Hall on 1st December. It will be the second half of a doubleshot with DDT held that day.


HARASHIMA Cleared For Sunday, MIKAMI & Tomoya Get Tag Title Shot

September 27, 2013

Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Dark Match: Guanchulo Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
1. Antonio Honda, Daisuke Sasaki & Yuji Hino Vs Danshoku Dino, Makoto Oishi & Super Sagadang Machine
2. Hikaru Sato & Akito Vs MIKAMI & Tanomusaku Toba
3. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal: Akihiro (c) Vs KUDO Vs Masa Takanashi Vs DJ Nira Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Michael Nakazawa Vs Hoshitango Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Rion Mizuki Vs Cherry Vs Mio Shirai
4. Shigehiro Irie Vs Konosuke Takeshita
5. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Akebono Vs Kota Ibushi, Kenny Omega & Gota Ihashi
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto (c) Vs Keisuke Ishii & Soma Takao
7. KO-D Openweight Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Yasu Urano

HARASHIMA has been cleared for action and is able to defend the KO-D Openweight Title against Yasu Urano this Sunday. A knee injury threatened to make him miss the defence but after clearing some medical tests he is now good to go.

Sapporo Teisen Hall

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto (c) Vs MIKAMI & Tomoya

Either Yankii Ni Cho Kenju or Team Dream Futures will come out of Korakuen Hall as the KO-D Tag Team Champions and they will have MIKAMI & local wrestler Tomoya chasing after the belts in Sapporo.

Ganbare In Shin-Kiba, Union 8th Anniversary Tournament, Mochizuki Enters Hard Hit

September 25, 2013

Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. General Public Offer Match: X Vs X
2. Hanako Nakamori Vs Gorikiko
3. Ultraman Robin Vs J-Soul Pandita III
4. Ricky Fuji Vs Shota
5. 6-Man Elimination Tag Team Match: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari & X Vs Osamu Namiguchi, Kazuhiko Ogasawara & Bad Tension TAMAGAWA

Last time on Ganbare☆Wrestling, Batten Tamagawa turned on Ken Ohka and sided with the invaders Osamu Namiguchi and Kazuhiko Ogasawara, changing his name to Bad Tension TAMAGAWA in the process. Ken Ohka and Yumehito Imanari get their first shot at revenge with a 6-Man Elimination Tag match that main events Ganpuro’s first Shin-Kiba show. However the Ganpuro team needs a third member. Tomohiro Otani volunteered to team with Ohka and Imanari but they aren’t too sure. Ohka decided to give Imanari an important challenge to prove he is strong and tough. He will put Otani through special training on the day of the show so he can teach him his Spear of Flame finisher. If Otani can pass the challenge and learn the move, he will be added to the team.

Ganbare☆Wrestling wants new wrestlers and they don’t mind who they are. Ken Ohka has opened up spots in the roster for new wrestlers no matter what their gender, wrestling experience and profession are. Ganpuro opened up a mixi website for applications and they will choose people to wrestle at the show.

Shinjuku FACE

1. 1 Day Tournament – Round 1: Shuji Ishikawa Vs SAGAT
2. 1 Day Tournament – Round 1: FUMA Vs Daichi Kazato
3. 1 Day Tournament – Round 1: Isami Kodaka Vs Cherry
4. 1 Day Tournament – Round 1: Seiya Morohashi Vs Hiroshi Fukuda
5. 1 Day Tournament – Semi Final: Winner of Match 1 Vs Winner of Match 2
6. 1 Day Tournament – Semi Final: Winner of Match 3 Vs Winner of Match 4
7. Idea Pocket Presents: Menso~re Oyaji (w/ Tsubasa Amami) Vs Mio Shirai (w/ Rika Seibi) Vs Mitomi Masayuki (w/ Diva Recommended by Mr. Nagata)
8. 1 Day Tournament – Final: Winner of Semi Final 1 Vs Winner of Semi Final 2

Union celebrates its 8th Anniversary with a one day tournament between the main members of the roster. Meanwhile Idea Pocket continues its sponsorship with wrestlers fighting each other over the Idea Pocket idols. Mio Shirai wants to continue having the idols working exclusively for her. Menso~re Oyaji isn’t really interested in competing and would be happy with any resolution that involves him having a date with at least one of the idols. Mitomi Masayuki recently entered the contest and is desperate to win the heart of any woman involved. Mr. Nagata (no not Yuji!), a producer for Idea Pocket gets to decide who will be in Masayuki’s corner for the match.

Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Kamen Shooter Super Rider Vs Takaku Fuke
2. Poai Suganuma Vs Kotaro Nasu
3. Super Tiger Vs Koji Iwamoto
4. Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Masaaki Mochizuki

Dragon Gate’s Masaaki Mochizuki makes his Hard Hit debut to take on Yukio Sakaguchi.

Koji Iwamoto from Sportiva Entertainment is also a student of judo. He asked to enter Hard Hit and not to be paired with a joke fighter. Super Tiger is his opponent and he is to be taken seriously. Why? Because a lot of the Hard Hit roster thinks he is very dangerous and don’t want to get hurt by him.

Poai Suganuma is a graduate from the BJ Penn MMA Academy. He faced and defeated Hikaru Sato in his Pancrase debut back in 2005. He is not familiar with the Hard Hit ruleset but Sato believes he is a strong fighter.

Hikaru Sato, Yasu Kubota and Tiger Shark will be fighting on the card.


September 23, 2013


UNION “HARVEST FESTIVAL 2013”, 23/09/2013
Yokohama Radiant Hall
298 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Daichi Kazato defeated SAGAT with the Pratfall Missile Kick (7:35).
2. Gabaiji-chan defeated Choun-Shiryu with the Gabai Special (7:32).
3. Idea Pocket Presents: Menso~re Oyaji Vs Mitomi Masayuki ended in a Double Pin Draw (5:37).
4. HAYATA & Nazo Fukumen B defeated FUMA & Kaori Yoneyama by DQ when FUMA unmasked Fukumen B (9:06).
5. Cherry! Road To Young Boy!: Keizo Matsuda defeated Cherry with the Ghostbuster (10:11).
6. Hardcore 6-Man Tag Team Elimination Match: Isami Kodaka, Seiya Morohashi & Madoka defeated Nazo Fukumen P, Nazo Fukumen K & Nazo Fukumen KJ (22:12).
6a. Nazo Fukumen P eliminated Seiya Morohashi with a Gedo Clutch (13:00).
6b. Madoka eliminated Nazo Fukumen KJ by Ring Out (17:55).
6c. Isami Kodaka eliminated Nazo Fukumen K by Ring Out (18:00).
6d. Nazo Fukumen P eliminated Madoka by Ring Out (20:05).
6e. Isami Kodaka eliminated Nazo Fukumen P with the Zan Isamu Leg (22:12).

Union has won the war against the Nazo Fukumen! After many months they were able to defeat the mystery masked men once and for all in a Hardcore 6-Man Tag Team Elimination match. The Fukumen were led by Nazo Fukumen KJ, who wore goggles and a bandana over his mask like a certain “Crazy Monkey” would. The Fukumen drew first blood by eliminating Seiya Morohashi. KJ did the damage with the Pearl Harbor Splash and Nazo Fukumen P easily pinned Morohashi with a Gedo Clutch. Union turned things around when Isami Kodaka & Madoka eliminated KJ & Nazo Fukumen K one after the other. All alone in the ring, Fukumen P unmasked to reveal himself as Hiroshi Fukuda! He had some luck in evening the odds when Kodaka accidentaly eliminated Madoka from the match. Fukuda gave Kodaka the Perfect Plex but that was not enough. Kodaka recovered and struck Fukuda with move after move until he finally pinned him with the Zan Isamu Leg.

After the match Fukuda explained he joined the Nazo Fukumen in order to wrestle in main events against his friends. He apologised to the fans and to Nazo Fukumen Queen. The Queen suggested that he could join Union again. Naomi Susan agreed and made the offer to Fukuda, which he accepted. Susan also said that Mio Shirai was allowed back in Union. Nazo Fukumen B happliy unmasked, revealing herself to be Mio and she hugged Susan.

A tournament will be held on Union’s 8th Anniversary show in Shinjuku FACE on 23rd October. The 1st Round draw was held inside the ring after the main event. The matches will be SAGAT Vs Shuji Ishikawa, Daichi Kazato Vs FUMA, Isami Kodaka Vs Cherry and Hiroshi Fukuda Vs Seiya Morohashi.

Cherry Vs Keizo Matsuda begun with some flirting between the two but it turned out to be a sneak attack by Cherry. She continued to play around with her opponent but Matsuda eventually caught up to her and proved to be too strong. Cherry offered a handshake after the match but that too turned out to be a trap. She kicked him between the legs instead.

Before the Idea Pocket match began, Mitomi Masayuki noted that as an elite college graduate, he was not able to spend much of his educational years with women due to having no money. He and Menso~re Oyaji agreed to share Rika Seibi and Tsubasa Amami rather than fight over them. Mio Shirai claims the two Divas still work for her and she rejected their plan. She even interfered in the match causing it to end in a double pin draw. Naomi Susan stepped in and booked a 3 Way Match for the next Union show to solve the problem. Afterwards Masayuki approached each of the Divas only to be slapped by both of them. He was also slapped by the Idea Pocket producer who accompanied the Divas.


September 23, 2013


Yokohama Radiant Hall
465 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Akito defeated Kazuki Hirata with a Modified Body Lift (7:54).
2. Toru Owashi & MIKAMI defeated DJ Nira & Michael Nakazawa with a Double Pin (0:05).
2a. Toru Owashi & MIKAMI defeated DJ Nira & Michael Nakazawa when Owashi pinned Nakazawa with a Genki Ball Choke Slam (10:04).
3. Masa Takanashi defeated Tomomitsu Matsunaga with a Samson Clutch Counter (10:34).
4. Yoshiaki Yago, Yukio Sakaguchi & Sanshiro Takagi defeated Yuji Hino, Daisuke Sasaki & Hoshitango when Sakaguchi submitted Sasaki with a Modified Cobra Clutch (13:37).
5. Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi defeated Soma Takao & Hiroshi Fukuda when Ibushi pinned Fukuda with the Sit Down Last Ride (11:37).
6. Yasu Urano & FUMA defeated KUDO & Makoto Oishi when Urano pinned Oishi with the Modern Times (10:44).
7. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way 3 Round Match: Antonio Honda defeated Danshoku Dino (c) and Kenny Omega (2-1-1).
7a. Over The Top Rope Match: Kenny Omega defeated Danshoku Dino & Antonio Honda (5:00).
7b. Silent Match: Antonio Honda defeated Danshoku Dino & Kenny Omega (4:45).
7c. Kiss My Cock Match: Danshoku Dino defeated Kenny Omega & Antonio Honda (4:45).
7d. Sudden Death Kiss My Ass Match: Antonio Honda defeated Danshoku Dino & Kenny Omega when Honda pinned Dino with a Roll Up (3:11).
*Danshoku Dino fails in V2. Antonio Honda becomes the 23rd DDT Extreme Champion!

The 3 Way feud between Danshoku Dino, Kenny Omega and Antonio Honda came to its conclusion today with the DDT Extreme Title on the line. Dino made the rules for the contest and decided it would be held over three rounds so it would be clear that whoever wins overall deserves the championship. Round 1 was an Over The Top Rope match which was won by Omega. Round 2 was a Silent Match, whoever made a sound while wrestling was disqualified. Kenny messed up and was eliminated when he yelled “Stop!” at Honda before hitting him with an Enzuigiri. Honda then made Dino yell in pain when he crotched him on the top rope to win the round. Round 3 was a Kiss My Cock match where pins only counted when a wrestler had his crotch pressed against his opponent’s mouth. Naturally Dino won that round by pinning both Honda and Omega. After three rounds it was a three way tie. Dino immediately called for sudden death under Kiss My Ass rules. Dino’s choice of match backfired when Honda pinned him with a roll up, pressing his ass against Dino’s face. Honda’s victory speech included a weird metaphor about DDT growing larger means there is a decrease in nose fucking as a result.

New World Japan reunited for one night to take on the Monster Army. Sanshiro Takagi was in a furious mood because he had a train ticket for Yoshiaki Yago to send him home after the show but it went missing. He accused the Monster Army of stealing them but they denied it. The nWj trapped Daisuke Sasaki in the corner during the match and interrogated him while throwing chops to the body. Yukio Sakaguchi eventually made Sasaki submit and Takagi again demanded his ticket. Amon Tsurumi came out and said he had Takagi’s ticket. Takagi apologised and laughed it off acting like he had not just beaten up Sasaki. Yago was the last man in the ring and apologised to the fans for being away for so long. He explained he was busy selling used cars in Russia.

HARASHIMA & Guanchulo Injured, Tomorrow’s Cards Updated

September 22, 2013

Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. Masa Takanashi Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga
2. Toru Owashi & MIKAMI Vs DJ Nira & Michael Nakazawa
3. Kazuki Hirata Vs Akito
4. Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi Vs Soma Takao & Hiroshi Fukuda
5. Yoshiaki Yago, Yukio Sakaguchi & Sanshiro Takagi Vs Yuji Hino, Daisuke Sasaki & Hoshitango
6. KUDO & Makoto Oishi Vs Yasu Urano & FUMA
7. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Danshoku Dino (c) Vs Kenny Omega Vs Antonio Honda

Both HARASHIMA and Guanchulo were injured at separate shows this week. HARASHIMA suffered an injury to his left leg at today’s main event in Yokkaichi. Guanchulo hurt himself at a Sportiva Entertainment show in Nagoya on 21/9. Both men have been taken off tomorrow’s show in Yokohama and will be examined to see if they will be fit for next week’s Korakuen Hall event. That show is supposed to be headlined by the KO-D Openweight Title match between HARASHIMA and Yasu Urano. HARASHIMA’s injury could put that match into doubt.

UNION “HARVEST FESTIVAL 2013”, 23/09/2013
Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. Choun-Shiryu Vs Gabaiji-chan
2. Daichi Kazato Vs SAGAT
3. Idea Pocket Presents: Menso~re Oyaji Vs Mitomi Masayuki
4. Cherry! Road To Young Boy!: Cherry Vs Keizo Matsuda
5. FUMA & Kaori Yoneyama Vs HAYATA & Nazo Fukumen B
6. Hardcore 6-Man Tag Team Elimination Match: Isami Kodaka, Seiya Morohashi & Madoka Vs Nazo Fukumen P, Nazo Fukumen K & Nazo Fukumen KJ

The main event will now be a Hardcore Elimination match between the Union Sekigun and the Nazo Fukumen. Eliminations are determined by pinfall, submission and being thrown over the top rope and out of the ring.


September 22, 2013

DDT “GO! GO! WEST TOUR IN YOKKAICHI 2013”, 22/09/2013
Yokkaichi Australia Memorial
249 – No Vacancy

1. Antonio Honda defeated Michael Nakazawa with the Diving Fist Drop (8:16).
2. Toru Owashi & MIKAMI defeated Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Koji Iwamoto when MIKAMI pinned Iwamoto with the 450 Splash (10:24).
3. DJ Nira defeated Daisuke Sasaki with a Cradle (7:52).
4. KUDO, Yasu Urano & Kengo Takai defeated Yukio Sakaguchi, Makoto Oishi & Akito when Urano pinned Oishi with the Tombstone Piledriver (13:37).
5. Keisuke Ishii & Soma Takao defeated Kota Ibushi & Masa Takanashi when Ishii pinned Takanashi with the Tiger Suplex (9:57).
6. Yokkaichi Specialty Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way Match: Kenny Omega defeated HARASHIMA, Shigehiro Irie, Hikaru Sato and Danshoku Dino when Omega pinned Dino with the One-Winged Angel (26:14).

The main event was pretty chaotic. So much so that HARASHIMA and Hikaru Sato never knew the match ended when Kenny Omega pinned Danshoku Dino. So they continued fighting, even interrupting Kenny’s victory promo where he said he loves Australia. When the show ended, DDT announced HARASHIMA injured his left leg and was pulled out of tomorrow’s show in Yokohama.

Keisuke Ishii has been building up momentum with his new Tiger Suplex finishing move for his clash against All Japan Pro Wrestling. Ishii will be at the 23/9 AJPW show in Nagoya. He also has the upcoming KO-D Tag Team Title match to look forward to in Korakuen Hall next week.

Wait, wait, wait. DJ Nira won a match? Wow!