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Bill Behrens

On the next several pages you will find Japan news & results, plus info on ROH, APW, Chikara, WSU, PWO, Pro Wrestling Fusion, Former WWE Security head Jimmy Noonan interview, and upcoming Indy shows.

NJPW, 8/9/09 (Samurai! TV)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
4,700 Fans

1. TAJIRI beat Mitsuhide Hirasawa (7:37) with a Buzzsaw kick.
2. G1 Climax – Block A: Masato Tanaka [4] beat Takao Omori [4] (13:08) with the Sliding D.
3. G1 Climax – Block B: Shinsuke Nakamura [6] beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] (8:41) with a Boma Ye.
4. G1 Climax – Block A: Giant Bernard [2] beat Togi Makabe [0] (12:15) with the Bernard Driver.
5. Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Jado & YAMATO (13:02) when Taguchi used the Dodon on Jado.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Hirooki Goto [2] beat Manabu Nakanishi [2] (14:55) with the Shouten.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Yuji Nagata [3] vs. Takashi Sugiura [1] went to a draw (30:00) when the time limit expired.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Hiroshi Tanahashi [4] beat Toru Yano [2] (18:39) with the High Fly Flow.

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Block A:
1. Hiroshi Tanahashi [4]
- Takao Omori [4]
- Masato Tanaka [4]
4. Toru Yano [2]
- Giant Bernard [2]
- TAJIRI [2]
7. Togi Makabe [0]

Block B:
1. Shinsuke Nakamura [6]
2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4]
3. Yuji Nagata [3]
4. Hirooki Goto [2]
5. Manabu Nakanishi [2]
6. Takashi Sugiura [1]
7. Takashi Iizuka [0]

 

NJPW, 8/10/09 (Samurai! TV)
Yokohama Bunka Gymnasium

1. Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii beat Tiger Mask & Kazuchika Okada (9:59) when Yano used the Oni Koroshi on Okada.
2. G1 Climax – Block A: Giant Bernard [4] beat Takao Omori [4] (10:11) with the Bernard Driver.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Masato Tanaka [6] beat TAJIRI [2] (11:24) by DQ.
4. G1 Climax – Block B: Yuji Nagata [5] beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] (11:01) with a backdrop hold.
5. Hirooki Goto, Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Wataru Inoue, Milano Collection AT & Taichi (10:05) when Goto used the Sho-Ryu Kekkai on Taichi.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Shinsuke Nakamura [8] beat Takashi Iizuka [0] (5:11) with a Boma Ye.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Takashi Sugiura [3] beat Manabu Nakanishi [2] (14:22) with an Olympic slam.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Togi Makabe

 

 

AJPW “PRO-WRESTLING LOVE in RYOGOKU Vol. 8 ~

Keiji Muto 25th Anniversary”, 8/30/09 (PPV)
Tokyo Ryokgoku Kokugikan

 

- Akebono, Masayuki Kono & Ryota Hama vs. TARU, Joe Doering & ZODIAC
- Osamu Nishimura & Manabu Soya vs. Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka
- Satoshi Kojima vs. Kenta Kobashi (
Six-Man Tag)
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AJPW Jr. Heavyweight Title: Kaz Hayashi (c) vs. Shuji Kondo
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Keiji Muto 25th Anniversary Special: Keiji Muto & Masakatsu Funaki vs. Masahiro Chono & Minoru Suzuki
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Triple Crown: Yoshihiro Takayama (c) vs. Suwama

 

AJPW, 8/7/09 (GAORA TV)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,650 Fans

1. Ryota Hama & Petey Williams beat NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA (5:01) when Hama used a running body press on Rongai.
2. Osamu Nishimura & Manabu Soya beat Masayuki Kono & Seiya Sanada
(9:21) when Soya used a sheer-drop Death Valley Bomb on Sanada.
3.
Junior Heavyweight League – Semi Final: Super Crazy beat Minoru (8:21) with a horizontal cradle.
4.
Junior Heavyweight League – Semi Final: Shuji Kondo beat KAI (9:08) with a King Kong lariat.
5. Satoshi Kojima, Kaz Hayashi & Hiroshi Yamato beat TARU, Hate & Toshizo
(13:31) when Yamato used a German Suplex hold on Toshizo.
6. Keiji Muto & Suwama vs. Yoshihiro Takayama & Minoru Suzuki
(30:00) ended in a time limit draw.
7.
Junior Heavyweight League – Final: Shuji Kondo beat Super Crazy (13:42) with a King Kong lariat (Kondo wins the 2009 Junior Heavyweight League).

 

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