DDT “NEVER MIND 2015”, 23/12/2015
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
2,015 Fans – Super No Vacancy
0. King Of Dark Title: Dai Suzuki (c) & Kouki Iwasaki defeated Gota Ihashi & Gorgeous Matsuno when Suzuki pinned Ihashi with a School Boy (0:15).
*Dai Suzuki passes D1. Gota Ihashi becomes the 8th King Of Dark Champion.
0. King Of Dark Title: Dai Suzuki & Kouki Iwasaki defeated Gota Ihashi (c) & Gorgeous Matsuno when Iwasaki pinned Ihashi with the Running PK (2:55).
*D1 for Gota Ihashi.
1. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title: Yukio Sakaguchi, Saki Akai (c) & Lady Beard defeated Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & Cherry when Sakaguchi submitted Katsumata with the Cobra Clutch (6:03).
2. Ultra Heroes EXPO Collaboration Match: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata defeated Antonio Honda, Hiroshi Fukuda & Tomomitsu Matsunaga when Takagi pinned Fukuda with the Sit Down Himawari Bomb (6:31).
3. Yasu Urano defeated Daisuke Sasaki with a School Boy (10:47).
4. 4 Way Tag Team Match: Masa Takanashi & Kota Umeda defeated Isami Kodaka & Ryota Nakatsu, Keisuke Ishii & Soma Takao and Kazusada Higuchi & Suguru Miyatake when Takanashi pinned Nakatsu with the Takatonic (8:50).
5. DDT Extreme Title – Special Amares Rules: Kendo Kashin (c) defeated Akito with (6:36).
*V1 for Kendo Kashin.
6. Turn-Based Wrestling ~ Endless Gig: HARASHIMA & Ken Ohka defeated Danshoku Dino & Super Sasadango Machine when Ohka pinned Dino with the Spear Of Flame (12:31).
7. KO-D Tag Team Titles Tournament – Final: Konosuke Takeshita & Tetsuya Endo defeated Yuji Okabayashi & Shigehiro Irie when Takeshita pinned Irie with the German Suplex (19:12).
*New Generation Combination becomes the 53rd KO-D Tag Team Champions!
The KO-D Tag Team Titles have found a home again after almost a month and a half on the shelf. In the tournament final the New Generation Combination went against the joined forces of DDT and Big Japan strong style wrestlers. The Mix Of Danger obviously overpowered their opponents but couldn’t put them away. Konosuke Takeshita kicked out of a Fire Thunder from Shigehiro Irie then took control with a Frankensteiner and the Touchdown. Tetsuya Endo followed up with the Sky Twister Press for a nearfall. Endo held Yuji Okabayashi back while Takeshita hit the Deadlift German Suplex on Irie to win the titles. After the match Takeshita said he was happy to regain the titles after losing them back in February and then thanked Endo for teaming with him. Endo talked about when his injury took him out of action for four months shortly after losing the belts. He said they will be real champions when they begin defending the titles.
Isami Kodaka approached Takeshita afterwards to talk about their KO-D Openweight Title match on 3rd January. He told Takeshita that there was no confidence in his words and he will beat him just like he did Endo. Kodaka also said he is a real champion who cannot lose to the future of DDT.
At first it looked like the match between HARASHIMA & Ken Ohka against Danshoku Dino & Super Sasadango Machine was going to be a friendly one. Sasadango had no Powerpoint presentation, instead he and Dino brought out cans of beer and offered a toast to their opponents. They requested the match to take place under Turn Based rules. Dino & Sasadango were allowed to attack whenever a Tomoyasu Hotei song was played. When the song changes to a B’z track then it is HARASHIMA & Ohka’s turn to attack. It turned out to be a trap when Dino & Sasadango both spat beer in their opponent’s faces and Hotei’s music began to start the match. They both hit their finishers on Ohka but HARASHIMA recovered in time for the save. The beer attacks continued when Dino hit a Moonsault on Ohka while spitting out his drink in mid-air. However the music then changed to B’z and HARASHIMA hit a Swan Dive Elbow followed by the Somato. Ohka then hit the Spear Of Flame on Dino to win the match. Ohka said that #OhkaEmpire has expanded from three members to five with the additions of HARASHIMA and KENSO. So it is now time for him to leave the group and move on to bigger things. #OhkaEmpire is still active and Ohka hopes it will grow larger. He just has other plans and problems over in Ganbare☆Wrestling to take care of. HARASHIMA will also stop teaming with them, his only reason is he’s “busy”.
The DDT Extreme Title match was fought under Amateur Wrestling rules with 3 count pinfalls, submissions, knockouts and countouts allowed. Kendo Kashin fought dirty but Akito was able to out wrestle him. He even added some salt to the wound by applying the Nagata Lock 1 with the salute pose included. Kashin got some unlikely help from Antonio Honda who handed him a steel can. Honda distracted the referee, allowing Kashin to attack Akito with the can. He then applied a Figure 4 Leg Lock and yelled at Honda to throw in the towel on Akito’s behalf but Akito fought out of it before Honda could do so. Kashin loosened his own shoelaces so when Akito applied an Anklelock, Kashin could slip his foot out of his boot and escape the hold. He then Cradled Akito to score his first defence of the title. Honda congratulated Kashin and prematurely thanked him for setting up a title rematch between the two. Kashin ignored Honda and said Yasu Urano is his next challenger. Urano came out and apologised to both Honda and Akito. He never thought he would get an opportunity to get a title match with Kendo Kashin but he wants to beat him for mistreating the Extreme Title.
All members of Shuten-dōji got in the ring for a toast after Masa Takanashi & Kota Umeda won the 4 Way Match.
Yasu Urano used a lot of dirty tactics to beat Daisuke Sasaki. He threw Sasaki into the referee and then kicked him low. When the ref recovered all he saw was Urano rolling over Sasaki with a School Boy so he counted the pin.
DDT GM Amon Tsurumi was kidnapped by aliens during the opening show speeches. They also tried to lure away Sanshiro Takagi but he told them to wait until the second match. The leader known as Alien Magma brainwashed T2Hide’s opponents and ordered them to flog Tsurumi. T2Hide came to the rescue but the brainwashed team was ready for them and the two teams began fighting. Kazuki Hirata found the opportunity to start dancing on his own which prompted Alien Magma to ask if he even cared about rescuing Tsurumi. Hirata ignored him and continued dancing. Ultraman X arrived at ringside to fight Alien Magma and save Tsurumi while Takagi won the match for his team.
Yukio Sakaguchi was made to wear a reindeer headband by his tag team partners for the night. Saki Akai & Lady Beard also wanted him to wear a Santa hat and glasses but he refused. Late in the match when Sakaguchi was down on the mat, his partners placed the hat and glasses on his head. When he got up his opponents started laughing and calling him cute. They were too distracted to see Saki Akai dive onto them. Sakaguchi then finished them off while looking as jolly as he will ever be.
Poor Gota Ihashi. He is now a three time King Of Dark Champion after being instantly pinned by Dai Suzuki. An immediate rematch also ended in defeat. Amon Tsurumi told him afterwards that the belt suits him best out of everyone in DDT.
Sanshiro Takagi gave a small speech at the end of the show about the year DDT just had. A lot of things happened both good and bad but there will be plenty to look forward to in 2016 including the next Sumo Hall show on 21st March.
The Tokyo Joshi Championship belt was publicly displayed for the first time. The title is a white belt with a gold and pink plate with heart designs on it. Miyu Yamashita and Syoko Nakajima will fight to be crowned the first champion on 4th January in Korakuen Hall.
Soma Takao and Ken Ohka are the newest wrestlers to get gender swapped characters for the Ring☆Dream web browser game. One more DDT character will be added and it will be the winner of a Battle Royal taking place at the co-promoted DDT and Ring☆Dream show on 29th December.
Big Japan wrestler Takumi Tsukamoto announced he is the latest signing for Pro Wrestling BASARA. Tsukamoto joined BASARA because he wants to learn more and more skills. Kodaka explained that his good relationship with Big Japan allowed this deal to happen.
Joey Ryan and LiLiCo were announced to appear on the 21st March Sumo Hall show.