Japan News, IWC’s Connors, Chikara, PWG, & ISW

Bill Behrens

What follows is news from All Japan & New Japan Wrestling, Several Blogs by IWC’s Norm Connors who is closing IWC in December, Chikara, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, & ISW

 

 

ALL JAPAN RESULTS 8-7

 

1) Petey Williams & Ryota Hama beat Nosawa Rongai & MAZADA

2) Osamu Nishimura & Manabu Soya beat Masayuki Kono & Seiya Sanada

3) AJPW Jr. League Semi-Final #1: Super Crazy pinned Minoru

4) AJPW Jr. League Semi-Final #2: Shuji Kondo pinned Kai

5) Hiroshi Yamato, Satoshi Kojima & Kaz Hayashi beat Toshizo, TARU & HATE

6) Keiji Muto & Suwama went to a 30:00 draw with Yoshihiro Takayama & Minoru Suzuki

7) AJPW Jr. League Final: Shuji Kondo pinned Super Crazy after two lariats to win the tournament.

 

NJPW, 8/7/09 (SXW)
Hiroshima Sun Plaza
3,000 Fans
– No Vacancy

1. Togi Makabe beat Karl Anderson (5:18) with a top rope King Kong kneedrop.
2. G1 Climax – Block A: TAJIRI [2] beat Giant Bernard [0] (10:33) with a Buzzsaw kick.
3. G1 Climax – Block B: Manabu Nakanishi [2] beat Takashi Iizuka [0] (11:58) by DQ.
4. G1 Climax – Block A: Masato Tanaka [2] beat Toru Yano [0] (10:44) with the Sliding D.
5. Tiger Mask & Jushin Thunder Liger beat Yuji Nagata & Kazuchika Okada (10:20) when Tiger used a chickenwing facelock on Okada.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan [2] beat Takashi Sugiura [0] (12:42) with the Anaconda Vice.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Shinsuke Nakamura [2] beat Hirooki Goto [0] (16:42) with a knee kick.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Takao Omori [2] beat Hiroshi Tanahashi [0] (18:20) with an Axe Bomber.

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

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

 

 

NJPW, 8/8/09 (Samurai! TV)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
4,500 Fans

1. Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Milano Collection AT & Taichi (12:33) when Devitt used a high-angle front cradle on Taichi.
2. G1 Climax – Block A: Toru Yano [2] beat TAJIRI [2] (11:34) by DQ.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Takao Omori [4] beat Togi Makabe [0] (14:40) with an Axe Bomber.
4. Tomohiro Ishii, Karl Anderson & YAMATO beat Manabu Nakanishi, Tiger Mask & Kazuchika Okada (10:27) when Anderson used the Gun Stun on Okada.
5. G1 Climax – Block B: Yuji Nagata [2] beat Hirooki Goto [0] (17:48) with a backdrop hold.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] beat Takashi Iizuka [0] (10:59) by DQ.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Shinsuke Nakamura [4] beat Takashi Sugiura [0] (13:51) with a knee kick.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] beat Giant Bernard [0] (19:57) with a front cradle.

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

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

 

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