Sunday, September 15, 2013

WRESTLE-1 “Raising an Army Tour”, 9/15/2013

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WRESTLE-1 “Raising an Army Tour”, 9/15/2013 [Sun] 17:00 @ Nagoya International Conference Hall in Aichi
1,650 Spectators (overcrowded)

~ Due to the previously announced news, Kohei Sato will be unable to compete after suffering a serious eye injury. A wrestler will come in as his replacement.

~ Keiji Mutoh came out to greet the fans before the show, but was then attacked by Dupree and Zodiac.

(1) Seiki Yoshioka’s (re)Debut MatchHiroshi Yamato vs. Seiki Yoshioka 
Winner: Yamato (7:26) following a Northern Light Bomb.

(2) Joshi (Women’s) Pro Wrestling Match: Shu Shibutani [WAVE] vs. Ryo Mizunami [WAVE]
Winner: Shibutani (7:04) following a Diving Guillotine Drop.

(3) Ryota Hama & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Ryoji Sai [ZERO1] & KAZMA SAKAMOTO [FREE]
Winner: KAZMA (8:31) following a Rolling Elbow to the Back of Yasufumi’s head.
~ KAZMA appeared as another mystery wrestler, but in the place of Kohei Sato.

(4) Daiki Inaba vs. MAZADA [Tokyo Gurentai]
Winner: MAZADA (7:53) with a Camel Clutch.
~ Inaba suffers his first singles loss in Japan.

(5) Masakatsu Funaki vs. Masayuki Kono
Winner: Kono (8:11) following a Running Knee Lift.
~ Kono delcared war against Funaki and Sai and KAZMA joined him after the match for another Funaki beatdown.
~ Funaki was clearly angered once he got to his feet and it is just a matter of time before he aims to put Kono in his place.
~ Funaki appears to have his first ally in Yasufumi Nakanoueno.

(6) Kaz Hayashi & Shuji Kondo vs. Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto [FREE]
Winner: Hayashi (13:47) with the Power Plant on Minoru.
~ Hayashi & Kondo claim their first win as a team in W-1.

(7) Great Muta & TAJIRI [WNC] vs. Rene Dupree & Zodiac
Winner: Muta (9:41) with the Senko Yojutsu (Shining Wizard) to Zodiac.
~ Great Muta made his successful debut in the new W-1. With the “X” partner being someone else from Muta’s past in Wrestling New Classic’s TAJIRI.
~ Muta also claimed revenge for the assault on Mutoh at the start of the show.

(8) Main Event Single Match: KAI vs. Seiya Sanada [FREE]
Winner: Sanada (14:46) with a Moonsault Press.
~ Sanada stated that he will win just like he has many of times before.
~ Sanada’s cockiness showed even more tonight, it  appears “the heel” side of him is here to stay.
~ KAI & Sanada are now 1-1 against one another in W-1.