TNA’s Sabin & Shelly Lose Title, Ex-WWE/TNA Ref, Posey Wins One

Bill Behrens

 

Former WWE & TNA referee and current Ultimate NWA Tag team champion (with Wes Adams as the Official Express), Mike Posey defeated Seth Delay & Dustin Knight to become the APW North Georgia Champion on 7-3-09 in Royston, GA pinning Delay.

TNA’s Alex Shelly & Chris Sabin (Motor City Machine Guns) lost the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Titles on 7-5 in Tokyo when they were defeated by Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi, when Devitt pinned Shelly.   TNA’s Team 3D are still New Japan’s IWGP Tag Team Champions, and remain undefeated in Japan.

Full results from 7-5 in Tokyo:

NJPW, 7/5/09 (SXW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
2,000 Fans
– Super No Vacancy

1. Milano Collection AT & Taichi beat Jushin Thunder Liger & AKIRA (11:33) when Milano used an inside cradle on AKIRA.
2. Tomoaki Honma beat Toru Yano (5:44) with a diving headbutt.
3. Hirooki Goto beat Kazuchika Okada (7:34) with the Shouten.
4. Manabu Nakanishi & Takao Omori beat Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson (7:03) when Nakanishi used the Dai*Nakanishi German on Anderson.
5. Yuji Nagata beat Tomohiro Ishii (13:02) with a backdrop hold.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Togi Makabe beat Shinsuke Nakamura & Takashi Iizuka (11:43) when Iizuka was DQ’d.
7. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tiger Mask beat Wataru Inoue & Koji Kanemoto (12:54) when Tanahashi used the High Fly Flow on Inoue.
8. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Alex Shelley  & Chris Sabin (c) (21:34) when Devitt used the Shingata Prince’s Throne on Shelley to become the 24th champions.

Upcoming New Japan Events with Val Venus on the tour:

NJPW, 7/10/09 (SXW)
Chiba Port Arena Sub Arena

1. Manabu Nakanishi, Takao Omori & Kazuchika Okada vs. Giant Bernard, Val Venis & Karl Anderson
2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata & Mitsuhide Hirasawa vs. Takashi Iizuka, Tomohiro Ishii & Jado
3. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Toru Yano
4. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto & Tiger Mask vs. Masahiro Chono, Wataru Inoue & Koji Kanemoto

NJPW “~THE STAR FESTIVAL IN MAEBASHI~”, 7/12/09
Green Dome Maebashi Sub Arena

1. Yuji Nagata, Tomoaki Honma & Mitsuhide Hirasawa vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii & Jado
2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Togi Makabe vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
3. Manabu Nakanishi, Takao Omori & Yutaka Yoshie  vs. Giant Bernard, Val Venis & Karl Anderson
4. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Masahiro Chono, Milano Collection AT & Taichi

NJPW, 7/14/09
Fukushima City Gymnasium

1. Riki Choshu, Jushin Thunder Liger & Mitsuhide Hirasawa vs. Giant Bernard, Val Venis & Karl Anderson
2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Yuji Nagata vs. Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
3. Togi Makabe, Wataru Inoue & Tomoaki Honma vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano & Jado
4. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto, Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Masahiro Chono, Manabu Nakanishi, Milano Collection AT & Taichi

NJPW, 7/15/09
Miyako City Gymnasium Sea Arena

1. Hirooki Goto & Tiger Mask vs. Wataru Inoue & Koji Kanemoto
2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata, Takao Omori & Mitsuhide Hirasawa vs. Takashi Iizuka, Giant Bernard, Karl Anderson & Tomohiro Ishii
3. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Toru Yano
4. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Milano Collection AT & Taichi

NJPW, 7/16/09
TONYAMACHI Big Sight

NJPW, 7/18/09
Muroran City Gymnasium

NJPW, 7/20/09 (WPW)
Tsukisamu Alpha Court Dome

1. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt (c) vs. Milano Collection AT & Taichi
2. Manabu Nakanishi, Takao Omori, Wataru Inoue, AKIRA & Kazuchika Okada vs. Giant Bernard, Val Venis, Karl Anderson, Tomohiro Ishii & Jado
3. Tomoaki Honma vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
4. Riki Choshu, Masahiro Chono & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Yuji Nagata, Hirooki Goto & Mitsuhide Hirasawa
5. Chain Death Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Takashi Iizuka
6. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Tiger Mask (c) vs. Koji Kanemoto
7. Special Singles Match: Togi Makabe vs. Toru Yano
8. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Takashi Sugiura

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