Saturday, November 23, 2013


WRESTLE-1 TOUR 2013, 11/16/2013 [Sat] 18:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
1,650 Spectators (packed)

(Rematch) Satoshi Kojima [NJPW], Masakatsu Funaki, Seiya Sanada & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree, Ryoji Sai [ZERO1] & KAZMA SAKAMOTO [Free]

◆Winner: Nakanoueno (13:02) following a Running Elbow Bat (Strike) to Dupree.
~(10) Yasufumi Nakanaouno vs. Masayuki Kono
◆Winner: Kono (:37) via foul, DESPERADO came out and attacked Yasufumi.
~ Nakanoueno came out alone to make the challenge and got the match, but it DESPERADO would not let anything begin as Dupree, Sai & KAZMA interfered. 
~ Funaki and Sanada appeared came out then Satoshi Kojima’s theme song played, fans with a large cheer.
~ The match was then restarted as an 8 man tag match.

(Rematch) Satoshi Kojima [NJPW], Masakatsu Funaki, Seiya Sanada & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree, Ryoji Sai [ZERO1] & KAZMA SAKAMOTO [Free]

 An earthquake shook the arena at around 5 minutes into the match, but the match continued on as it subsided.
~ Kojima threw his elbow pad to Yasufumi who then put it on and smashed Rene with the elbow. This can be seen as a proper inheritance of the “豪腕 / Gowan (Strong Arm)” for Yasufumi.
~ Yasufumi wins a main event match for the first time in his career. He then thanked Kojima for helping him as he is also one of his idols in the ring (his in ring attire, since W-1, also resembles Kojima’s).~ He then thanked the fans who came out today and the support they have shown him throughout the years,

e years.

WRESTLE-1 “Ryota Hama 5th Anniversary ~ Hometown Charity Show”, 11/17/2013 [Sun] 15:00 @ Fujioka Citizen Hall in Gunma

900 Spectators

(1) 3WAY Match: Hiroshi Yamato vs. Daiki Inaba vs. NOSAWA Rongai
Winner: No Contest (3:54) DESPERADO interference.
~ Yamato went back to his black hair color, Gurentai is still not accepting him as one of their own.

(2) Joshi Offer Match: Tsukasa Fujimoto vs. Risa Sera
Winner: Fujimoto (7:21) following a Sankakutobi Enzuigiri.

(3) Koji Kanemoto & Seiki Yoshioka vs. Rob Terry & Jay Bradley
Winner: Terry (7:46) with a Spiral Avalanche Hold (Oklahoma Stampede) on Yoshioka.

(4) Shiryu (Hayashi) & Heat (Minoru) vs. Andy Wu & El Hijo del Pantera
Winner: Heat (5:58) with the Heat Clutch on Pantera.

(5) Masakatsu Funaki vs. NOSAWA Rongai [Tokyo Gurentai]
Winner: Funaki (3:58) via forfeit, NOSAWA left the match.
~ NOSAWA left the match, but a new opponent for Funaki appeared in the big man Takayama.
(6) Masakatsu Funaki vs. Yoshihiro Takayama
Winner: Takayama (3:33) with an Everest German Suplex Hold.

(7) KAI & Shuji Kondo vs. Seiya Sanada & MAZADA
Winner: KAI (10:03) with the Splash Plancha on MAZADA.

(8) Ryota Hama vs. Yasufumi Nakanoueno
Winner: No Contest (4:23) DESPERADO interference.
~ Mutoh came out to make the save, a 6 man tag match was set in place.

(9) Keiji Mutoh, Ryota Hama & Yasufumi Nakanoueno vs. Masayuki Kono, KAZMA SAKAMOTO & Rene Dupree
Winner: Hama (12:13) with a Running Body Press on Dupree.

~ W-1’s next show will be on 11/24 in CocoLand Yamaguchi (Ube City).