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DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Round 1: Konosuke Takeshita defeated Tomomitsu Matsunaga with the Yoritaoshi.
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Round 1: HARASHIMA defeated Keisuke Ishii with the Sukui Nage.
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Round 1: Shuji Ishikawa defeated Gota Ihashi with the Sabaori.
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Round 1: Daisuke Sekimoto defeated Michael Nakazawa with the Oshidashi.
1. Akito, Kazuki Hirata & FUMA defeated Koji Iwamoto, Shunma Katsumata & Tetsuya Endo when FUMA pinned Katsumata with a German Suplex (8:52).
2. Makoto Oishi & X = Shiori Asahi defeated Toru Owashi & DJ Nira when Oishi pinned Nira after the Cactus Flower (8:54).
3. Texas Tiger Cub Rope Death Match: Masa Takanashi defeated Antonio Honda with a Jackknife Pin (9:41).
4. 3 Way Tag Team Elimination Match: KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi defeated Kota Ibushi & Daisuke Sasaki and Shigehiro Irie & Soma Takao (13:47).
4a. Kota Ibushi & Daisuke Sasaki eliminated Shigehiro Irie when Ibushi & Sasaki pinned Irie with a Gedo Clutch And Jackknife Pin Combo (7:08).
4b. Soma Takao eliminated Kota Ibushi by Ring Out (10:13).
4c. KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi and Daisuke Sasaki eliminated Soma Takao by Ring Out (10:28).
4d. KUDO eliminated Daisuke Sasaki after the PK from Yukio Sakaguchi (11:42).
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Semi Final: Konosuke Takeshita defeated HARASHIMA with the Tsuki Taoshi.
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Semi Final: Shuji Ishikawa defeated Daisuke Sekimoto with the Yorikiri.
DDT Sumo Tournament Aki-Basho – Final: Shuji Ishikawa defeated Konosuke Takeshita with the Okuri Tsuri Otoshi.
5. Yasu Urano defeated Kendo Kashin with a Cradle (8:41).
6. HARASHIMA & Akito defeated Sanshiro Takagi & Togi Makabe when HARASHIMA pinned Takagi with the Somato (17:08).

Smile Squash held their self-produced event in Korakuen Hall which featured guests and a sumo wrestling tournament. In the main event the Smile duo of HARASHIMA and Akito faced Sanshiro Takagi and New Japan brawler Togi Makabe. There was respect shown by HARASHIMA and Makabe towards each other which was expected since they are old friends. Takagi provided his brand of lucha libre while Akito had his grappling game on show. HARASHIMA countered Takagi’s Sit Down Himawari Bomb into a Reverse Frankensteiner and then the Somato to end the match.

The show also featured Kendo Kashin’s first match in six months when he faced Smile Squash’s third member Yasu Urano. Kashin’s entrance music began with “Smile For Me” by Naoko Kawai then cut into “Sky Walk”. He also had temporary tattoos of Yuji Nagata’s face sliced in two and flipped over placed on his stomach. Kashin fought dirty, he bit Urano’s finger in order to escape from a Camel Clutch. He then criticised Urano’s for wearing a bandana while wrestling. Kashin would accidentally knock out Yukinori Matsui with a missed Neckbreaker Drop. Urano and Kashin brawled outside and Kashin attacked Shun Miyatake (Trainee) before leaving ringside. He then returned with Togi Makabe’s chain wrapped around his hand! Makabe came out and Lariated Kashin to get his chain back. Back in the ring Kashin tried to finish off Urano with a Cross Armbreaker from the top rope but Urano countered it into a cradle and got the pin. After the match Kashin gave Urano a singlet with “Higashioku Gakuen” written on the backside of it. He made Urano wear it and they celebrated in the ring together.

Shuji Ishikawa won the Sumo tournament by beating Gota Ihashi, Daisuke Sekimoto and Konosuke Takeshita in his playoff bouts. The previous tournament winner Tomomitsu Matsunaga was defeated in the first round by Takeshita. When asked if he will become the Yokozuna (the sumo class, not the WWF wrestler) of Union, he said he would like to face Akebono in a sumo bout sometime.

The Texas Tiger Cub Rope Death Match had Masa Takanashi pin a tied up Antonio Honda. There was also a stuffed tiger cub toy attached to the tiger rope. Apparantly it’s as lethal as a cowbell.

Shiori Asahi is pretty embarrassed that his surprise reveal as Makoto Oishi’s mystery partner keeps getting spoiled.


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