DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019” Results

September 29, 2019

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
931 Fans

0. Under Match: Nobuhiro Shimatani defeated Takato Nakano with a Midified Camel Clutch (7:06).
1. Danshoku Dieno, Hoshitango & Gota Ihashi Vs Toru Owashi, Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazuki Hirata ended in a No Contest when Saki interfered (6:48).
2. Masahiro Takanashi & MAO defeated Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase when Takanashi pinned Watase with a Leg Lock Cradle (5:35).
3. 4 Way Tag Match: Cody Hall & Antonio Honda defeated Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya, Hiroshi Yamato & Mad Paulie and Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura when Hall pinned Ueno with the Thunder Buster (7:40).
4. O-40 Title: Gorgeous Matsuno defeated Sanshiro Takagi (c) with a School Boy (8:33).
*Sanshiro Takagi fails in V2. Gorgeous Matsuno becomes the 2nd O-40 Champion!
5. Special Single Match: Konosuke Takeshita defeated Asuka with a Rotating Prawn Hold (11:25).
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) defeated Akito & Yuki Iino when Sasaki submitted Iino with the Cross Facelock (14:35).
*V7 for DAMNATION.
7. DDT Extreme Title – Survival 3 Way Match: HARASHIMA defeated Jiro Kuroshio (c) and Tetsuya Endo (20:01).
7a. HARASHIMA eliminated Jiro Kuroshio with the Somato (15:10).
7b. HARASHIMA eliminated Tetsuya Endo with the Somato (20:01).
*Jiro Kuroshio fails in V2. HARASHIMA becomes the 47th DDT Extreme Champion!

The stage is now set for DDT’s Ultimate Party in Sumo Hall this November. HARASHIMA was the last man standing in the Survival 3 Way match, eliminating both Jiro Kuroshio and Tetsuya Endo to win the DDT Extreme Title! Kuroshio was the first man eliminated when the numbers game overwhelmed him. He blocked Endo’s Shooting Star Press and dropped him with the Implant. But when he pinned Endo it left him vulnerable for HARASHIMA to hit him with the Somato. Everyone was surprised to see the champion eliminated first! Endo went into full on attack mode against HARASHIMA but after weeks of insults, HARASHIMA finally proved he can still beat Endo when he pinned him with the Somato.

HARASHIMA thanked the fans for their support because they are the reason he won today. He told Kuroshio it is okay if he is going to America or if he is staying in Japan. He’ll always be waiting to see him again. Konosuke Takeshita was then brought down from the broadcast table to confirm the main event for “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!” is between him and HARASHIMA for both the KO-D Openweight Title and the DDT Extreme Title. Takeshita said he is surprised to face HARASHIMA again. He beat him for the KO-D Title in Saitama Super Arena two years ago which was when the previous era of DDT moved towards the current era. HARASHIMA told Takeshita that he has never forgotten that match. He knows Takeshita is both young and in perfect physical condition but he can still stand against him! He ended by saying all of the DDT brands will gather together at Sumo Hall to deliver a great show.

The power of rugby was on ALL OUT’s side especially since this show was happening the day after Japan defeated Ireland in the Rugby World Cup (Editor’s note: boo!). Yuki Iino entered the ring in almost full rugby gear taken from the No Side Game TV drama he worked on. But Daisuke Sasaki was in the same mindset and when the bell rang he rugby tackled Iino! Sasaki attacked him with chairs until Iino stopped him with his own rugby tackle Spear. However Iino’s rugby tactics backfired when he missed another Spear and tackled Daisuke Kiso by accident. Soma Takao blinded Iino with red Mist and sent him Spearing Akito out of the match. Takao dropped Iino with the Gin And Tonic then Sasaki applied the Cross Facelock. Iino tried to fight out by summoning power from his rugby ball but he eventually tapped out.

Sasaki yelled that just because Japan defeated Ireland in rugby doesn’t mean that Iino could beat DAMNATION in pro wrestling! He called out for any new team to challenge them. FUMA & Yusuke Kubo from BASARA came out. Sasaki asked if they were at the show. FUMA said that the BASARA roster has a plan to win all of DDT’s championships before BASARA splits off and becomes independent. FUMA challenged DAMNATION and also demanded it to be a Hardcore Match! Before Sasaki could answer, two men walked out wearing bags over their heads. They pulled the bags off to reveal it was Minoru Fujita & Daiki Shimomura! They like the idea of a Hardcore Match and asked to make it a 3 Way Tag. Shunma Katsumata then got in the ring and said he should be in the match because he is DDT’s hardcore wrestler! Akito agreed to be his tag partner because he wants to wrestle the BASARA guys. Sasaki accepted all of the challenges so the KO-D Tag Team Titles are being defended in a Hardcore 4 Way Tag Match at Sumo Hall!

Takeshita went into his match against Asuka with his lower back heavily taped up. Two days before the show he suffered a back injury from weightlifting. It effected his performance with limited movement after leap frogs and back pain preventing him from doing the German Suplex. Asuka took advantage but couldn’t beat Takeshita with the Swinging Choke Slam. Takeshita blocked the Moonsault with his knees and countered a cradle with one of his own for a flash three count on Asuka. The result left Asuka annoyed because she went into the match without any injuries and couldn’t beat a less than 100% Takeshita.

You’re never too old to succeed. Just ask Gorgeous Matsuno. At first things were going badly for him against Sanshiro Takagi. He missed the Gorgeous Superstar Elbow and had his left arm targeted from there. Matsuno would have chances to turn the tables but kept missing his signature Elbow Drop. Desperate, Matsuno took out powder and threw it. Unfortunately he didn’t realise that Daisuke Kiso was standing in front of him, not Takagi. With the ref blind, Takagi brought in chairs and plastic boxes to use as weapons. He lifted Matsuno up for the Himawari Bomb but something unexpected happened. Matsuno countered it into a Frankensteiner that sent Takagi crashing into the cases. Matsuno then rolled up Takagi into the School Boy and won the match! The new O-40 Champion told everyone he never gave up on his dream even at 58 years old. But today is not the end of his story. Matsuno’s dream will continue and he wants to share his dreams, courage and energy with everybody!

Cody Hall and Yukio Naya continue to be at each other’s throats, targeting each other in the 4 Way Tag. There was no such problems between Hiroshi Yamato & Mad Paulie. Paulie watched on while Yamato sang his way down to the ring. Antonio Honda tricked Naomi Yoshimura into hitting Yuki Ueno with a Lariat. Hall then picked up the pieces and beat Ueno with the Thunder Buster. Naya tried to get back in the ring to continue fighting Hall but Makoto Oishi held him back on the apron.

Masahiro Takanashi pinned Mizuki Watase to win his tag match with MAO but his thoughts are entirely on Sumo Hall. He challenges Ryuichi Sekine for the Union MAX Title at “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!” and he isn’t happy that Sekine referred to him under his old ring name Masa Takanashi. Takanashi thinks that means Sekine has only seen him in DDT and is not aware of his work on the independent scene. He will teach Sekine who Masahiro Takanashi really is!

The mysterious letter that was sent to the DDT office during the week left some of the roster spooked. The wrestlers in the opening match gathered together in the locker room before the show to receive amulets that would protect them from any supernatural threats. Everyone except for Kazuki Hirata. He didn’t believe there was anything to worry about. But when the first match took place and Hirata wore his Hirata GO! glasses, his music was replaced with cries of “Help me…” The demon Saki emerged and entered the ring. She bit Hirata on the shoulder causing the match to get called off. Saki then chased everyone out of the ring and a message appeared on the screen saying “Let’s play a game…”

There was no waiting until Sumo Hall to get an inter-brand match. Nobuhiro Shimatani defeated Takato Nakano in a DDT Vs BASARA pre-show match. Nakano was angry he lost after recently becoming one third of the UWA World 6-Man Tag Team Champions. Shimatani on the other hand is now so confident, he wants to fight Isami Kodaka!

Trainee Keigo Nakamura was given exciting news to start the show. He will have his official debut match on 19th October! Naomi Yoshimura will be his opponent but Yoshimura wasn’t impressed by Nakamura’s size. He thinks Nakamura can’t fight him with such a skinny body. Yoshimura placed down a weighing scale and got Nakamura to weigh himself. He weighs 72kg. Actually it was 71.1kg and that was with Nakamura wearing clothes. Yoshimura told Nakamura to reach 75kg before their match.

Kazusada Higuchi gave an update on his PCL injury. He is out of action for the rest of the year and will do his best to rehabilitate and return next year.

The final part of the show was a video message from Kenny Omega promoting his match with Riho against Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita at Sumo Hall. Omega said he is nervous about the match but also looking forward to it.

The D-Ou Grand Prix 2020 competitors are Konosuke Takeshita, HARASHIMA, Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Some Takao, Yukio Sakaguchi, Yuki Ueno, Naomi Yoshimura, Yuki Iino, Keisuke Ishii, Bull James, Chris Brookes, Masato Tanaka and Chihiro Hashimoto!

The KO-D 10-Man Tag Team Titles (remember them?) have been vacated because the champions have not defended the belts since November 2017. New champions will be crowned at Sumo Hall in a match between teams captained by Danshoku Dieno and Super Sasadango Machine.

DDT “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019! DDT GROUP BIG SET!”, 03/11/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan

0. Under Match – Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: X Vs X
0. Under Match – Time Difference Battle Royal: X Vs X
0. Under Match: Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Mizuki Watase & Keigo Nakamura Vs Daichi Kazato, Masato Kamino & Shuhei Washida
1. Gauntlet Tag Match: Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Ryota Nakatsu Vs Shuichiro Katsumura & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Maki Itoh & Chris Brookes
2. KO-D 10-Man Tag Team Titles: Danshoku Dieno Army Vs Super Sasadango Machine Army
3. Princess Tag Team Titles: Sakisama & Misao (c) Vs X & X
4. KO-D Tag Team Titles – 4 Way Hardcore Match: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata Vs FUMA & Yusuke Kubo Vs Minoru Fujita & Daiki Shimomura
5. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Keisuke Ishii (c) Vs Fuminori Abe
6. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs Masahiro Takanashi
7. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs Yuka Sakazaki
8. Special Single Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Isami Kodaka
9. Dramatic Dream Match: Kenny Omega & Riho Vs Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita
10. KO-D Openweight Title & DDT Extreme Title: Konosuke Takeshita (K/c) Vs HARASHIMA (E/c)

DDT: Tetsuya Endo, Yuki Iino, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Makoto Oishi, Yukio Naya, Gorgeous Matsuno, Pokotan, Yoshihiko

Tokyo Joshi Pro: Rika Tatsumi, Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Pom Harajuku, YUMI, Himawari Unagi, Mahiro Kiryu, Mirai Maiumi, Suzumi, Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa, Raku, Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku, Mina Shirakawa, Mizuki

BASARA: Takumi Tsukamoto, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, SAGAT, Takato Nakano

Ganbare☆Wrestling: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari, Shota, HARUKAZE

Other: Jiro Kuroshio, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Yasu Urano, Miss Mongol


Pink Ready, Ultimate Party Title Matches, FUMA FEST III

September 27, 2019

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “FALL TOUR ’19 ~BEST REGARDS~”, 28/09/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Maki Itoh Vs Hikari Noa
2. Mina Shirakawa Vs Himawari Unagi
3. 3 Way Match: Rika Tatsumi Vs Raku Vs YUMI
4. Sakisama & Misao Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mahiro Kiryu
5. Yuka Sakazaki Vs Suzume
6. Shoko Nakajima Vs Mirai Maiumi
7. Miyu Yamashita, Mizuki & Pom Harajuku Vs Yuna Manase, Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino

A contract signing for the Princess Tag Team Titles will be held before the show. Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa are now going by the team name Pink Ready. The Cat’s Pye name is used when they are with Yuna Manase as a trio. It’s getting to the point where every combination you can make out of the Tokyo Joshi Pro roster has a team name even if it only gets used once.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “I DO NOT NEED A COMIC MAGAZINE! 2019”, 28/09/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Ganbare☆Joshi Vs FMW Joshi All Out Battle: Moeka Haruhi Vs HARUKAZE Vs Miss Mongol & Miss Koharu
2. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Irie-gun: Ken Ohka, Kouki Iwasaki & Shuhei Washida Vs Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Ultra Soki
3. Itabashi Three Major Singles Match ~ Right Knee ACL Rupture: Shota Vs Shinichiro Tominaga
4. Itabashi Three Major Singles Match ~ Toryumon 2nd Class Vs Tama Art University Information Design Course 9th Class: Yumehito Imanari Vs Kenichiro Arai
5. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title – Itabashi Three Major Singles Match: Shuichiro Katsumura (c) Vs Keisuke Ishii

Who goes to Sumo Hall as a champion, Shuichiro Katsumura or Keisuke Ishii?

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Under Match: Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Takato Nakano
1. Danshoku Dieno, Hoshitango & Gota Ihashi Vs Toru Owashi, Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazuki Hirata
2. Masahiro Takanashi & MAO Vs Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase
3. 4 Way Tag Match: Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Mad Paulie Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
4. O-40 Title: Sanshiro Takagi (c) Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
5. Special Single Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Asuka
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
7. DDT Extreme Title – Survival 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

The competitors for the 2020 D-Ou Grand Prix will be announced at the show.

DDT “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019! DDT GROUP BIG SET!”, 03/11/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan

1. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Shuichiro Katsumura (c) Vs X
2. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs Masahiro Takanashi
3. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs Yuka Sakazaki
4. Special Single Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Isami Kodaka
5. Dramatic Dream Match: Kenny Omega & Riho Vs Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita
6. KO-D Openweight Title & DDT Extreme Title: Konosuke Takeshita (K/c) Vs Jiro Kuroshio (E/c)

DDT: HARASHIMA, Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Danshoku Dieno, Akito, Shunma Katsumata, Yuki Iino, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Yuki Ueno, Naomi Yoshimura, Soma Takao, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yukio Sakaguchi, Makoto Oishi, Yukio Naya, Mizuki Watase, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Gorgeous Matsuno, Super Sasadango Machine, Pokotan, Yoshihiko

Tokyo Joshi Pro: Rika Tatsumi, Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Pom Harajuku, YUMI, Himawari Unagi, Mahiro Kiryu, Mirai Maiumi, Suzumi, Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa, Raku, Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh, Yuki Kamifuku, Mina Shirakawa, Mizuki, Sakisama, Misao

BASARA: FUMA, Takumi Tsukamoto, Ryota Nakatsu, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Yusuke Kubo, Daichi Kazato, SAGAT, Fuminori Abe, Daiki Shimomura, Takato Nakano, Masato Kamino

Ganbare☆Wrestling: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari, Keisuke Ishii, Kouki Iwasaki, Shota, Shuhei Washida, HARUKAZE

Other: Chris Brookes, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Yasu Urano, Minoru Fujita, Miss Mongol

On paper the Union MAX Title match just added is a DDT Vs BASARA contest. However Masahiro Takanashi wants the match to just be about himself facing Ryuichi Sekine for the title. This isn’t about promotions or having allies like Sento Minzoku. It’s simply one on one to see who is better.

Unfortunately it has been confirmed that Kazusada Higuchi and Natsumi Maki are both unable to participate on the show because of their injuries.

BASARA “FUMA FEST VOL.3 ~WRESTLERS OF THE FAITH~”, 16/11/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. SAGAT Vs Shigehiro Irie
2. Hardcore Match: FUMA Vs TAJIRI

The annual heavy metal wrestling festival is back for a third year. FUMA will face TAJIRI in the main event Hardcore Match. SAGAT has challenged Shigehiro Irie to a match too.

The band lineup includes Clandestined, Hellhound, Hell Dump, Pornostate, Neuroticos, Zero Fighter, Visions of the Night and Dragon’s Den.


Higuchi’s Replacements, Campsite Postponed, Matsuno’s Best Body

September 6, 2019

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Yukio Sakaguchi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase
2. Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
4. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
6. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

MAO is out of action with the flu. That was why he missed yesterday’s DDT show in Asakusa. He also had to forfeit his next match in the Tenkaichi Jr. tournament scheduled for tomorrow meaning he is now eliminated from the competition. He isn’t expected to be missing anything else after this.

DDT “MASAHIRO TAKANASHI BOX OFFICE ~FOLLOW ME, THE DREAM IS STILL AHEAD~”, 15/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. DAMNATION Vs Sanshiro Takagi
2. Ryogoku Gauntlet Tag Match: Antonio Honda & Riho Vs Hoshitango & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Emi Sakura & Cherry Vs Yusuke Inokuma & MAO Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Saki Akai & Mei Suruga
3. Kagetora & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno
4. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Danshoku Dieno

Yasu Urano will be on the show.

DDT “DRAMATIC SAINT INN☆ONISAN 2019”, 16/09/2019
Okayama Saint Inn Kurashiki

1. OPG Offer Match: Gota Ihashi, Great Mutiger & Yunosuke Vs Takuya Yamauchi, Tomoya Uehara & Scoville
2. Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Hiroshi Yamato
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yukio Sakaguchi
4. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
5. Mizuki Watase Marunage Match ~ Advent Of God!! Falls Count Anywhere In Kurashiki Hardcore 6-Man Tag Match: Mizuki Watase, MAO & Asuka Vs Sanshiro Takagi, Shunma Katsumata & Hiroshi Yamato
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Akito
7. Kurashiki Specialty Beauty Area Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

Hiroshi Yamato replaces the injured Kazusada Higuchi in the Falls Count Anywhere match.

DDT “DRAMATIC OMUTA SKYSCRAPER 2019”, 17/09/2019
Fukuoka Omuta Culture Hall Small Hall

1. Mizuki Watase Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga
2. Soma Takao Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Gota Ihashi Marunage Match: Gota Ihashi Vs Naomi Yoshimura Vs Yukio Naya
5. Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DDT Has A Variety Of Teams!: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi (w/ Yoshihiko) Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
7. Omuta Specialty! The Moon Came Out The Moon Came Out! Barisugo Special 6-Man Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuto Aijima Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Yukio Sakaguchi

Yukio Naya takes Higuchi’s place in the 3 Way Match. Naya’s original opponent Mizuki Watase will now have a match with Tomomitsu Matsunaga.

DDT “CAMPSITE PRO WRESTLING 2019 ~THE PROMISED NATURE LAND~”, 19/09/2019
Yamanashi Natureland Om

1. Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Antonio Honda Vs Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Yuki Ueno Vs Shuichiro Katsumura, Ken Ohka & Keisuke Ishii Vs Isami Kodaka, FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa

Sunday’s trip to the campsite is now postponed because of a typhoon that is expected to hit the area. For everyone’s safety the match will now take place on the 19th September.

DDT “SHUSSE DAIMYO DRAMATIC KUN 2019”, 21/09/2019
Shizuoka Create Hamamatsu Hall

1. Akito Vs Shunma Katsumata
2. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Yukio Naya
3. Antonio Honda Vs Mizuki Watase
4. Daisuke Kiso Referee Marunage Match ~ Jump Out The Head Of The Future Variety Team Leader: Toru Owashi Vs Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO Vs Yuki Ueno Vs Naomi Yoshimura
5. 3 Way Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Asuka Vs Kazuki Hirata
6. Shizuoka Hero, Makoto Oishi Triumph!: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Makoto Oishi

Back in February, Makoto Oishi was given a main event match and submitted Daisuke Sasaki in a big upset. Can he achieve a similar results in front of his home crowd?

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2019 ~REIWA FIRST BATTLE~”, 22/09/2019
Tokyo Machida Best Western Rembrandt Hotel B1F

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Rika Tatsumi & Mirai Maiumi
2. Asuka & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mizuki Watase & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata & Yukio Naya
4. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Akito
5. Please Spend A Wonderful Time With Delicious Meals And Gorgeous Dance: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
6. Best Western Lariat Series 2019 Special 4 Way Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Jiro Kuroshio & MAO Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno

Akito is moved up to team with Yukio Sakaguchi. Matsunaga takes Akito’s place in the earlier tag match.

DDT “A MAN OVERCAME NUMEROUS HARDSHIPS AND REACHED THE LAND OF FUKUSHIMA! 2019”, 23/09/2019
Fukushima Will Convention Hall A

1. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Yuki Ueno
2. HARASHIMA Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Mizuki Watase & Yukio Naya
4. Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Makoto Oishi & Nobuhiro Shimatani
5. Gorgeous Matsuno Marunage Match ~Osaki, Shiroishi & Fukushima~ Tohoku Three Musketeers 3 Way Match: MAO Vs Tetsuya Endo Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. ALL OUT Vs DAMNATION!: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuki Iino Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie

Gorgeous Matsuno now has even more motivation to outshine his fellow Tohoku wrestlers.

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Danshoku Dieno, Yukio Sakaguchi & Gota Ihashi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
2. Masahiro Takanashi & MAO Vs Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase
3. 4 Way Tag Match: Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
4. Special Single Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Asuka
5. O-40 Title: Sanshiro Takagi (c) Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
7. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

What has gotten Matsuno so motivated? His burgeoning body building career! He has his sights on winning the Over 50’s category in the Best Body Japan Grand Prix this November. Preparations include winning a pro wrestling championship and since his age qualifies him for a certain belt in DDT, he’s going after the O-40 Title.

Konosuke Takeshita will give Asuka a KO-D Openweight Title shot if she can beat him at Korakuen Hall.


Video – “OSAKA OCTOPUS 2019” Digest Highlights

September 5, 2019

DDT “OSAKA OCTOPUS 2019”, 01/09/2019
Osaka Edion Arena #2
678 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Yukio Sakaguchi, Mizuki Watase & Yukio Naya Vs Cody Hall, Antonio Honda & Yasu Urano
2. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Osaka Octopus Cup Battle Royal: Puma King (c) Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Mad Paulie Vs Saki Akai Vs Asuka Vs Yuni
3. DD Army Vs ALL OUT!: Danshoku Dieno & Maku Donaruto Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata
4. O-40 Title – Recycling Death Match: Sanshiro Takagi (c) Vs Ken Ohka
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Shuji Ishikawa & Tetsuya Endo Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi
7. KO-D Openweight Title: Konosuke Takeshita (c) Vs Shinya Aoki


Higuchi Tears His PCL, Tokyo Joshi KFC Double Header, Ultimate Party Gets Double Title Match!

September 4, 2019

DDT “WEEKDAY ASAKUSA PARADISE 2019”, 05/09/2019
Tokyo Hanayashinai Asakusa Flower Theater

1. Mad Paulie Vs Mizuki Watase
2. Masahiro Takanashi, Gorgeous Matsuno & Makoto Vs Danshoku Dieno, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Ryota Nakatsu Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
4. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Toru Owashi & Akito
5. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DAMNATION Vs Pro Wrestling BASARA!: Daisuke Sasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Isami Kodaka & Takato Nakano
7. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Puma King Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

A few injuries during the week alters tomorrow’s card. The light one is Sanshiro Takagi. He injured his right eye and is missing this show. He will be getting it further examined next week but hopes to be clear for Masahiro Takanashi’s show on the 15th. Gorgeous Matsuno took it upon himself to replace Takagi in Match #2.

The bad injury happened to Kazusada Higuchi during yesterday’s “UNIVERSE.1” show. He tore his right PCL and has no timetable for a return. He does not need surgery and will be aiming to recover as soon as possible. Ryota Nakatsu takes Higuchi’s place in Match #3.

DDT “PEANUT, YOU CAN GET SOME PROTEIN TOO! 2019”, 07/09/2019
Chiba 2AW Square

1. Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata
2. Masahiro Takanashi & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Mizuki Watase
4. Antonio Honda Marunage Match: Pero Pero Master & Daniel Nobryan Vs Poro Poro Master & M Samurai
5. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno
6. Uchibo, Tobo, Dai Boso! Chiba Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Puma King

Tomomitsu Matsunaga replaces Higuchi at the Chiba show.

DDT “CAMPSITE PRO WRESTLING 2019 ~THE PROMISED NATURE LAND~”, 08/09/2019
Yamanashi Natureland Om

1. Falls Count Anywhere 5 Way 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Antonio Honda Vs Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Yuki Ueno Vs Shuichiro Katsumura, Ken Ohka & Keisuke Ishii Vs Isami Kodaka, FUMA & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa

Sadly this means Higuchi will be missing the campsite match as well. Yukio Sakaguchi replaces him here. Also SAGAT is sick with the flu so he is being substituted with Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi.

BASARA “BASARA 105 ~THE 2nd FOX PRINCE~”, 14/09/2019
Tokyo Oji BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Ryota Nakatsu & Akiyori Takizawa Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi & Masato Kamino
2. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – Give Up Only Match: Yusuke Kubo Vs Daichi Kazato
3. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – 2 Count Fall Match: FUMA Vs Minoru Fujita
4. Sakigake!! Iron Family Special Rules – Last Man Standing Match: SAGAT Vs Fuminori Abe
5. UWA World 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura (c) Vs Takumi Tsukamoto, Yasu Urano & Takato Nakano

Takato Nakano approached Sento Minzoku asking for a UWA World 6-Man Tag Team Titles shot. He gathered together Takumi Tsukamoto & Yasu Urano to be his partners.

Hopefully SAGAT will be well again in time for his Last Man Standing match.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “KFC 2 DAYS ’19 ~TEMPLE OF THE SUN~”, 15/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. 3 Way Match: Nodoka Tenma Vs Himawari Unagi Vs Pom Harajuku
2. Yuki Aino & YUMI Vs Raku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Rika Tatsumi Vs Suzume
4. Miyu Yamashita Vs Mirai Maiumi
5. Miu Watanabe Vs Hikari Noa
6. Natsumi Maki, Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki Vs Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh & Mina Shirakawa
7. Sakisama Vs Yuki Kamifuku
8. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs Misao

With the new 2nd Gen belt over her shoulder, Shoko Nakajima is now even more motivated to defend the Princess Title. Her next challenger is the wrestler who has by far progressed the most among the roster this year, Misao. Ever since Misao shed her superhero persona and joined NEO Biishiki-gun she has gone from strength to strength.

I wonder if Sakisama holds a grudge with Yuki Kamifuku over her attempt to join NEO Biishiki-gun last year? Kamifuku joined the unit as an apprentice last May then quit after two weeks when she figured out it was a bad fit for her.

Miu Watanabe Vs Hikari Noa is a match to watch out for. The two members of the Up Up Girls (Pro Wrestling) have developed so much in the ring this year and part of the reason why is they branched out to other tag teams outside of their unit (Momoiro Sparkling for Watanabe and Pandemic Boo-Boo for Noa). Gotta be honest here, I think Raku is in danger of never catching up to them.

DDT “DRAMATIC SAINT INN☆ONISAN 2019”, 16/09/2019
Okayama Saint Inn Kurashiki

1. OPG Offer Match: Gota Ihashi, Great Mutiger & Yunosuke Vs Takuya Yamauchi, Tomoya Uehara & Scoville
2. Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Hiroshi Yamato
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yukio Sakaguchi
4. Cody Hall & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi & Yukio Naya
5. Mizuki Watase Marunage Match ~ Advent Of God!! Falls Count Anywhere In Kurashiki Hardcore 6-Man Tag Match: Mizuki Watase, MAO & Asuka Vs Sanshiro Takagi, Kazusada Higuchi & Shunma Katsumata
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Akito
7. Kurashiki Specialty Beauty Area Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura

HARASHIMA and Tetsuya Endo continue their feud. The danger here is they could do so much damage to each other that there won’t be much left for Jiro Kuroshio to deal with at the end of the month.

No word yet on who will replace Higuchi in the Marunage match.

Gota Ihashi gets his Oretachi Pro Wrestling buddies into the opener.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “KFC 2 DAYS ’19 ~DESERT MOON~”, 16/09/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. Mahiro Kiryu Vs Mirai Maiumi
2. Maki Itoh Vs YUMI
3. Miyu Yamashita & Himawari Unagi Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa
4. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Suzume
5. Yuka Sakazaki, Yuki Aino & Pom Harajuku Vs Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa & Raku
6. Shoko Nakajima & Mizuki Vs Dalys & Nodoka Tenma
7. International Princess Title: Natsumi Maki (c) Vs Yuna Manase

Natsumi Maki and Yuna Manase kind of have a sisterly relationship going back to their early years in Actwres girl’Z (am I allowed to mention that place?). Manase pinned Maki in Maki’s first match since becoming the International Princess Champion so obviously Manase gets the first shot.

CMLL luchadora Dalys makes her Tokyo Joshi debut. The 10 year veteran from Panama is being thrown right into the top card mix.

DDT “DRAMATIC OMUTA SKYSCRAPER 2019”, 17/09/2019
Fukuoka Omuta Culture Hall Small Hall

1. Mizuki Watase Vs Yukio Naya
2. Soma Takao Vs Shunma Katsumata
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Gota Ihashi Marunage Match: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Naomi Yoshimura Vs Gota Ihashi
5. Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs MAO & Asuka
6. DDT Has A Variety Of Teams!: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi (w/ Yoshihiko) Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
7. Omuta Specialty! The Moon Came Out The Moon Came Out! Barisugo Special 6-Man Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Akito & Yuto Aijima Vs HARASHIMA, Yuki Ueno & Yukio Sakaguchi

I guess Higuchi is missing the heavyweight 3 Way too.

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2019 ~REIWA FIRST BATTLE~”, 22/09/2019
Tokyo Machida Best Western Rembrandt Hotel B1F

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Rika Tatsumi & Mirai Maiumi
2. Akito & Asuka Vs Mizuki Watase & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Antonio Honda & Cody Hall Vs Shunma Katsumata & Yukio Naya
4. Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi
5. Please Spend A Wonderful Time With Delicious Meals And Gorgeous Dance: Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai
6. Best Western Lariat Series 2019 Special 4 Way Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Jiro Kuroshio & MAO Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Yuki Ueno

Hotel wrestling but sadly not in the hallways.

DDT “WHO’S GONNA TOP 2019”, 29/09/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
2. DDT Extreme Title – 3 Way Match: Jiro Kuroshio (c) Vs HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

The winner of the main event not only becomes the DDT Extreme Champion but also earns a main event spot at “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!”

Yuki Iino is done filming his rugby TV show. He comes back to go after the KO-D Tag Team Titles with Akito.

Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato and Cody Hall will be on the show.

DDT “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019! DDT GROUP BIG SET!”, 03/11/2019
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan

1. Independent World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Shuichiro Katsumura (c) Vs X
2. Union MAX Title: Ryuichi Sekine (c) Vs X
3. Princess Of Princess Title: Shoko Nakajima (c) Vs X
4. Special Single Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Isami Kodaka
5. Dramatic Dream Match: Kenny Omega & Riho Vs Antonio Honda & Miyu Yamashita
6. KO-D Openweight Title & DDT Extreme Title: Konosuke Takeshita (K/c) Vs Jiro Kuroshio (E/c)

DDT: Konosuke Takeshita, HARASHIMA, Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Sanshiro Takagi, Danshoku Dieno, Antonio Honda, Akito, Shunma Katsumata, Yuki Iino, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Yuki Ueno, Naomi Yoshimura, Soma Takao, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yukio Sakaguchi, Masahiro Takanashi, Makoto Oishi, Kazusada Higuchi, Yukio Naya, Mizuki Watase, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Gorgeous Matsuno, Super Sasadango Machine, Pokotan, Yoshihiko

Tokyo Joshi Pro: Shoko Nakajima, Miyu Yamashita, Yuka Sakazaki, Rika Tatsumi, Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Pom Harajuku, YUMI, Himawari Unagi, Mahiro Kiryu, Mirai Maiumi, Suzumi, Miu Watanabe, Hikari Noa, Raku, Yuna Manase, Maki Itoh, Yuki Kamifuku, Mina Shirakawa, Natsumi Maki, Mizuki, Sakisama, Misao

BASARA: Ryuichi Sekine, Isami Kodaka, FUMA, Takumi Tsukamoto, Ryota Nakatsu, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Yusuke Kubo, Daichi Kazato, SAGAT, Fuminori Abe, Daiki Shimomura, Takato Nakano, Masato Kamino

Ganbare☆Wrestling: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari, Keisuke Ishii, Shuichiro Katsumura, Kouki Iwasaki, Shota, Shuhei Washida, HARUKAZE

Other: Kenny Omega, Riho, Jiro Kuroshio, Chris Brookes, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Yasu Urano, Minoru Fujita, Miss Mongolia

To really make this an Ultimate Party, Konosuke Takeshita wants to defend the KO-D Openweight Title against the DDT Extreme Champion in a double title match! Right now the Extreme Champ in Jiro Kuroshio. All he has to do is get past HARASHIMA and Endo in the 3 Way Match. Easier said than done.


DDT “UNIVERSE.1” Results

September 3, 2019

DDT “UNIVERSE.1”, 03/09/2019
Tokyo DDT Ochanomizu Dojo
30 Fans

0. Exhibition Match: Akito defeated Keigo Nakamura by Pinfall (8:20).
1. Danshoku Dieno & Pokotan Vs Toru Owashi & Makoto Oishi ended in a No Contest (5:17).
1a. 3 Way Match: Makoto Oishi defeated Danshoku Dieno and Toru Owashi when Oishi pinned Dieno with the Jikiden Tornado Clutch (3:10).
2. Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura defeated Shunma Katsumata & Kazusada Higuchi when Ueno pinned Katsumata with a Hurricanrana (18:57).

The show took place in the DDT Dojo and some of the wrestlers couldn’t resist using some of the equipment against their opponents. In the main event Kazusada Higuchi and Naomi Yoshimura were Choke Slamming wrestlers onto the crash pads positioned next to the ring.

Pokotan got knocked out in Match #1 and the other wrestlers blamed each other for it so it turned into a 3 Way Match. They got upset when the match ended but Pokotan was ok and got back up.


DDT “FIGHTING BEER GARDEN 2019 EXTRA EDITION ~SHINKIBA BEER GARDEN ONE NIGHT STAND~” Results

September 1, 2019

DDT “FIGHTING BEER GARDEN 2019 EXTRA EDITION ~SHINKIBA BEER GARDEN ONE NIGHT STAND~”, 30/08/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING
450 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Naomi Yoshimura, Saki Akai & Gisele Shaw defeated Akito, Shunma Katsumata & Asuka when Yoshimura pinned Katsumata with the Shonenba (9:19).
2. Blindfold 3 Way Match: Mad Paulie defeated Masahiro Takanashi and Kazuki Hirata when Paulie pinned Hirata with the Paulie Buster (10:32).
3. Lucha Libre Rules: Tetsuya Endo & Puma King defeated Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno when Endo pinned Ueno with La Magistral Cradle (9:03).
4. Budweiser Presents Drunk Match: Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi defeated Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao when Higuchi pinned Sasaki with the Airplane Spin Doctor Bomb (15:39).
5. I Don’t Know If It Is A Lie Or A True Ghost Story Shin Numabukuro 5 Way Death Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Yukio Naya Vs Su Yung ended in a Time Limit Draw (3:00).
6. Special Single Match ~Gongitsune Vs Cobra~: Santino Marella defeated Antonio Honda with the Cobra (13:25).
7. HARASHIMA, Yukio Sakaguchi & Ken Ohka defeated Konosuke Takeshita, MAO & Nobuhiro Shimatani when HARASHIMA pinned Shimatani with the Somato (17:54).

The summer has come to an end so DDT spent their final days of the season running one more Beer Garden show. The main event finish saw Nobuhiro Shimatani take the finishers from every member of the opposing team. The show ended with the DDT roster minus DAMNATION all having a toast inside the ring. HARASHIMA called on the fans to look forward to DDT’s next Korakuen Hall and Sumo Hall shows. Kazuki Hirata danced to “TOKYO GO!” until Ken Ohka hit him with the Fire Spear. Ohka told everyone that they have to continue fighting, even the wrestlers from BASARA and Ganbare☆Wrestling. It turns out NOAH is running Sumo Hall the day before “ULTIMATE PARTY 2019!” and Big Japan will be the day after. There is a wrestling world war going on and Ohka wants to win it!

Antonio Honda came prepared for his clash with Santino Marella and his dreaded Cobra but it had to be a last ditch plan. When Marella used the Cobra to strike Honda in his Gongitsune arm, Honda pulled out a recorder and played a snake charming song to make Marella lose control of the Cobra. Then Honda took out his secret weapon, a Gon The Fox hand puppet! The Fox bit the Cobra, leaving Honda in a weakened state. Honda went for the Shining Gongitsune but Marella caught him with the Cobra strike to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Honda told Marella that he wanted the Fox to eat the Cobra but it couldn’t because half of Marella’s heart is in Canada but the other half is in Japan! Marella told everyone that he learned Judo in Koshigaya, Saitama years ago. He is a retired pro wrestler but was happy to get the chance to unleash the Cobra in his second home.

Yukio Naya was the only person new to the spooky storytelling of the Shin Numabukuro Death Match. When he learned that a ghost story would be told if the match didn’t end in three minutes, he told everyone that he gets scared easily. Things were made even scarier when Su Yung entered the ring! The match was now a 5 Way and if it ended in three minutes then Yung would eat everyone! She attacked the trainee Keigo Nakamura and dragged him away from ringside. When she came back out she was carrying Nakamura’s detached arm! The three minutes ran out and everyone was terrified they were about to get eaten. Hisaya Imabayashi then revealed that this was the scary story! The fear of getting eaten by a zombie was exactly the kind of reaction he wanted to get this year. Danshoku Dieno asked if that meant no one would get eaten? Imabayashi said Yung could still eat somebody and he suddenly pointed at Dieno, making him faint. He then pointed at the others one by one, causing them all to faint. But when he pointed at Yung she didn’t react. Imabayashi woke everyone up and together they all pointed at Yung to defeat her. Imabayashi said the world is now protected and “Wild Thing” played over the sound system. But when he left the ring, zombie Nakamura appeared and ate him!

Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao came to the ring drinking beer. They said that due to demands from a “third party” their match against Jiro Kuroshio & Kazusada Higuchi is now a Drunk Match sponsored by Budweiser. A wrestler had to take a drink after a kick out or a rope break. Also everyone had to take a drink whenever music played. As the wrestlers got drunker, Sasaki and Takao got more and more into calling themselves Higuchi’s dad. Higuchi got drunk enough to consider it was possible and he ended up fighting Kuroshio instead. However he snapped out of it and used an Airplane Spin variation of the Doctor Bomb to pin Sasaki.

Toru Owashi asked for his tag match to be held under Lucha Rules. Puma King replied in Spanish and Yuki Ueno badly translated it. He said King called him “the nice guy in the white costume” and King called Owashi a “black pig”. Owashi later got mad at Tetsuya Endo and Yuki Ueno for doing a regular lock-up instead of lucha transitions. They began to trade Arm Drags until Yukinori Matsui got involved. Matsui did one and Endo punched him in the stomach afterwards. Owashi put Endo in the Paradise Lock then King put Owashi in the Paradise Lock. Ueno tried to do the move to King but didn’t know how to do it. King put Ueno in a Romero Special but Owashi crawled on top of King for a pin. Endo broke the pin, gave an Overhead Kick to Ueno and pinned him with La Magistral Cradle.

The Blindfold 3 Way match saw Kazuki Hirata and then Masahiro Takanashi both attack Keigo Nakamura outside the ring, knocking off his glasses in the process. Hirata picked up the glasses thinking they were his HIRATA GO glasses. He put them on but the music that played was “TOKIO” by Kenji Sawada. Mad Paulie found the HIRATA GO glasses and the usual “TOKYO GO” music played when he put them on. He struck Hirata while they danced and got the win with the Paulie Buster.

Gisele Shaw’s DDT debut was a successful one, teaming with Naomi Yoshimura & Saki Akai to defeat Akito, Shunma Katsumata & Asuka.