New Japan began its first tour since the G-1 climax and began alot of angles in its first two shows… First it turns out that the reformed Ysuada has turned back to his heel dark routes and has made an alliance with Chono’s group by first turning on Yoshie and then teaming with Chono against Tenryu and Sasaki!
Also the fourth generation has sought to put the new fifth generation of Tanahashi and Nakamura in place with Nagata and Nakanishi both taking the duke in single matches against the ‘future ace’s’ of NJPW… And also it seems the CTU v Regular Junior battle isn’t over as Heat, Koji , Inoue and El Samurai took on Jado, Gedo, Liger and Takemura in a huge 8 man elimantion match as well
The full results from the first two shows…
Gran Ship Shizuoka
1. Togi Makabe & Yutaka Yoshie beat Blue Wolf & Toru Yano (10:49) when Yano was DQ’d.
2. Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse beat Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (9:45) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Goto.
3. Noke Kekki-gun vs. Shibata Kenka Michi: Shinsuke Nakamura, Ryusuke Taguchi & Naofumi Yamamoto beat Katsuyori Shibata, Hirooki Goto & Akiya Anzawa (14:11) when Taguchi used a crab hold on Anzawa.
4. Elimination Match: Koji Kanemoto, Heat, El Samurai & Wataru Inoue beat Jushin Thunder Liger, Jado, Gedo & Katsushi Takemura (20:25). Takemura used the M9 on Samurai (10:15). Heat threw Jado out of the ring (12:48). Inoue & Liger fell out of the ring (16:09). Heat used a backdrop suplex on Takemura (19:17). Kanemoto used an ankle hold on Gedo (20:25).
5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tiger Mask beat Manabu Nakanishi & Takashi Iizuka (14:52) when Tenzan used the Anaconda Vice on Iizuka.
6. G1 Survival Match: Yuji Nagata beat Osamu Nishimura (17:18) with a wrist-clutch Exploder.
7. G1 Survival Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Minoru Suzuki (9:28) with an inside cradle.
8. Genichiro Tenryu & Kensuke Sasaki beat Masahiro Chono & Tadao Yasuda (10:55) when Tenryu used a lariat on Yasuda.
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
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1. Akiya Anzawa beat Yujiro (6:23) with a crab hold.
2. Wataru Inoue beat Ryusuke Taguchi (11:06) with the Staggerin’ Blow.
3. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Toru Yano beat Togi Makabe, Naofumi Yamamoto & Hiroshi Nagao (9:37) when Yano used a spear on Nagao.
4. Jado & Gedo beat Heat & Hirooki Goto (13:38) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Goto.
5. Katsuyori Shibata & Makai #2 beat Yutaka Yoshie & Tadao Yasuda (3:36) when Makai #2 used a diving body press on Yoshie.
6. Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse beat Minoru Suzuki & Tiger Mask (15:32) when Nagai used a Makai Driver on Tiger.
7. G1 Survival Match: Manabu Nakanishi beat Shinsuke Nakamura (11:18) with the Hercules Cutter.
8. G1 Survival Match: Yuji Nagata beat Hiroshi Tanahashi (19:23) with a backdrop hold.
9. Masahiro Chono & Jushin Thunder Liger beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Koji Kanemoto (16:41) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Kanemoto