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Welcome to PWInsider.com’s live coverage of Dragon Gate USA’s Untouchable 2012 show from the Gibraltar Trade Center in Taylor, Michigan.
Before the iPPV starts, they showed a number of video packages including one for the returning Yamato and his desire to return to the top of DGUSA. They also showed video packages for their DVD releases. They showed the video package from the end of Evolve 14 when Christina Von Eerie confronted El Generico and sent a message from Mad Blankey as well as Generico’s response to Von Eerie.
The iPPV starts off with Chuck Taylor and Jake Manning coming to the ring. Your announcer is Lenny Leonard.
Before our opening match, Chuck Taylor gets on the mic and he says that he hates to start things off on a sour note. He says that the Swamp Monster is not here and they will be looking for him later tonight. He says that Jake is going to show everyone the proper way to make a campfire. Jake tells everyone to use dirt to put out a campfire. Chuck says that they will be doing this for three hours.
Rich Swann comes to the ring and he goes after Chuck Taylor before their grudge match later tonight.
Match Number One: Special Challenge Match Jon Davis vs. Jake Manning
Manning attacks Davis when he enters the ring and the referee calls for the bell. Manning with a slam but Manning appears to have hurt his back. Davis with a slam and Manning goes to the floor and he wants a time out.
Manning returns to the ring and he kicks Davis in the midsection and Manning with a suplex but Davis pops up while Manning has his back turned. Davis with a kick and he hits a delayed vertical suplex after the crowd counts to forty. Manning with a jawbreaker and back breaker into a flatline and Manning gets a near fall.
Manning punches Davis from a mount position. Manning with a double sledge to the back followed by a forearm but Davis responds. They alternate forearms until Manning rakes the eyes and then he sends Davis into the turnbuckles. Davis with an Irish whip but Manning sends Davis into the turnbuckles and then he continues to work on the neck with an elbow to the back of the neck. Manning with shoulders in the corner. Manning with a chop and a forearm to the back.
Davis chops Manning back. Manning and Davis exchange chops as the wooos fly from the crowd. Manning with a boot to the midsection but Davis with a back elbow and a spinebuster. Davis with a running knee to the head and he gets a near fall. Davis gets Manning up on his shoulders but Manning escapes. Davis with elbows to the head followed by a punch and a running boot to the head.
The referee checks on Manning to see if he is conscious. Davis with Three Seconds Around the World for the three count.
Winner: Jon Davis
Rich Swann and Chuck Taylor fight to the ring and the match starts.
Match Number Two: Grudge Match: Rich Swann vs. Chuck Taylor
Swann with a drop kick that sends Taylor to the floor followed by a flip dive onto Taylor. Taylor sends Swann into the chairs and Swann is holding his knee. Taylor grabs a ladder and drops it on Swann’s leg. Taylor sets up the ladder between two chairs but Swann hits Taylor in the back with a chair.
Swann slams Taylor’s head into the apron and then he sends Taylor into some chairs at ringside. Taylor rakes the eyes and brings Swann back to ringside. Taylor with a forearm to the back. Taylor slams Swann’s head into a ringside table. Taylor with a forearm but he charges at Swann and Swann with a hip toss onto the ladder.
Swann with European uppercuts to Taylor but Taylor with a drop toe hold onto a chair. Taylor hits Swann in the leg with a chair and then he drops Swann’s injured knee on the apron. Swann with kicks using his good leg followed by punches. Taylor Irish whips Swann into the ring post and hits a DDT on the floor and both men are down.
Taylor recovers first and he sends Swann back into the ring. Taylor slaps Swann in the head and he insults Swann. Swann with a super kick but Taylor with a uranage for a near fall. Taylor with a spinning sit out power bomb for a near fall. Taylor says that he is going to hit the power bomb again but Swann collapses to the mat. Taylor slaps Swann and Swann counters the power bomb attempt with a DDT.
Swann with a handspring Ace Crusher followed by a spinning enzuigiri for a near fall. Swann charges into a knee from Taylor but Swann with an enzuigiri to Taylor on the turnbuckles. Taylor blocks a super rana and applies a single leg crab on Swann. Swann crawls to the ropes and he gets there, forcing Taylor to release the hold but Taylor refuses and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Rich Swann by disqualification
After the match, Open the Freedom Gate Champion Johnny Gargano comes to he ring and he goes after Taylor to get him to release the hold on Swann. Gargano checks on Swann.
Christina Von Eerie comes out and she brings up the Chuck Taylor stuff. She says that the title belt belongs to Tozawa. Von Eerie spits in Gargano’s face and Gargano thinks of retaliating but he decides to hold back.
Gargano helps Swann to the back.
Match Number Three: Tag Team Action: Super Smash Brothers (Player Uno and Player Dos) vs. The Scene (Caleb Konley and Scott Reed [with Larry Dallas])
Reed and Uno start things off and they lock up with Uno applying a side head lock and they go back and forth with shoulder tackles and then Uno eventually takes Reed down. Uno with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Reed with the finger to Uno and he tags in Konley. Dos also tags in and Dos with a waist lock. Conley with a hammer lock but Dos with a side head lock and waist lock.
Konley with a single leg sweep and then he hits a rana and gets a near fall. Uno tags in and they hit a double back elbow and then Dos with a standing moonsault while Uno hits an elbow drop and Uno gets a near fall. Dos tags in and Uno slams Konley.
Dos with a chop and Konley goes to the floor. Dos with a flip dive onto Konley. Dos with a cravate and he sends Konley back into the ring. Reed goes after Dos on the apron and Dos stops him but Reed stops Dos when he goes for a springboard move and Konley with kicks before Reed is tagged in.
Reed with a punch and a suplex followed by a chop and a near fall. Reed with a forearm to the back and Konley tags in and they make a wish on Dos and Konley gets a near fall. Konley with a reverse chin lock. Konley pulls Dos to the mat by the hair and then Reed is tagged back in and Reed with boots to the lower abdomen and Reed gets a near fall.
Konley tags back in and they send Dos to the mat. Dos with a double drop kick followed by a double rana to Reed and Konley. Dos makes the tag and Uno with a double clothesline and then he clotheslines Konley followed by an elbow and clothesline to Reed. Uno with a running knee into the corner followed by an elbow. Dallas grabs Uno’s leg and Konley tags in and hits a roaring elbow but Uno is under the ropes.
Konley with forearms to the back of the neck and Reed is tagged back in. Reed with a forearm to the back followed by a snap mare and forearm to the lower back. Reed with a reverse chin lock and he rakes at the eyes. Uno with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Reed prevents Uno from making the tag and then he punches Uno. Uno with boots to Reed but Reed goes for a flying clothesline but Uno holds on and hits a flatline.
Dos tags in and hits a cross body followed by a springboard drop kick to Konley onto the apron. Reed catches Dos on a quebrada attempt but Dos with a DDT. Dos kips up and hits a half nelson suplex on Konley. Dos goes up top but misses the double stomp when Reed moves. Reed with a kick and then Uno kicks Reed on the apron. Uno picks up Reed and Dos with a knee but Uno can only get a near fall.
Uno sends Reed into Dos’ boot and then Dos is tagged in. Uno with a chop. Dos misses a splash into the corner and Reed with a chop and then hits Eye of the Storm but can only get a near fall. Reed with a boot to the head and Konley is tagged in. Dos with elbows but Konley with a spinebuster and a catapult into a power slam from Reed.
Uno breaks up the cover and then he is sent to the floor. Reed with an Irish whip but Dos sends Konley to the apron. Reed with a splash into the corner. Uno punches Reed but Reed with a super kick. Dos with a double bicycle kick to Reed and Konley.
Uno tags in and he calls for the Fatality but Dallas gets on the apron and that allows Reed to knock Dos off the turnbuckles. Konley with a DDT and Reed with a wheelbarrow suplex for a near fall when Dos breaks it up.
Dos with a kick and super kick to Konley. Konley with forearms but Dos with forearms of his own. Konley with a forearm to the back of the head followed by a forearm to Uno. Dos with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on Konley and then they hit the Fatality for the three count.
Winners: Super Smash Brothers
Ricochet says that he is out here tonight to wrestle under protest. He says that he is undefeated in the Open Gate matches. Tomorrow he is wrestling in a match to determine the Open the United Gate Championship. If he wins, he will be a three time champion even though he never lost. He says that he will beat Yamato tonight and then him and Rich Swann will win the titles tomorrow night.
Match Number Four: Special Attraction Match: YAMATO vs. Ricochet
They shake hands and Ricochet with a wrist lock. Ricochet with a hammer lock but Yamato with a reversal. Ricochet kicks the arm and Yamato has something to say to the referee. They lock up again and Ricochet works on the arm. Yamato with a wrist lock and he works on the ar. Ricochet with a kip up and wrist lock into a side head lock. Ricochet tries for a shoulder tackle but Yamato stays on his feet. Yamato wants Ricochet to try again and Ricochet stays on his feet. Ricochet appears to try for a third time but Ricochet with a back heel kick.
Ricochet with a rana and drop kick that sends Yamato to the floor. Yamato goes under the ring and Ricochet does a back flip in the ring instead of going to the floor. Ricochet looks for Yamato under the ring and Yamato with a drop kick to the back of the leg and then he kicks Ricochet in the head.
Yamato with a single leg crab but Ricochet gets to the ropes. Yamato with a knee to the leg and then he kicks Ricochet in the leg. Yamato chokes Ricochet and then kicks him in the corner before standing on the injured leg. Yamato with a drop kick to the leg. Yamato with a kick and chop in the corner.
Yamato wants to chop Ricochet again and he connects. Ricochet falls to the apron but gets back to the ring. Yamato with a double sledge to the back and then Ricochet and Yamato exchange chops. Yamato with an elbow in the corner and he tries for an Irish whip but Ricochet holds on to the ropes. Ricochet’s leg gives out on an Irish whip.
Yamato runs into a boot from Ricochet and then Ricochet moves on a charge into the corner. Ricochet with an enzuigiri and a springboard clothesline to Yamato. Ricochet shows the effects of Yamato’s offense on the leg. Ricochet with forearms and Yamato wants more. Ricochet with an enzuigiri followed by a leaping neck breaker and a standing shooting star press for a near fall.
Ricochet tries for a backslide driver but Yamato blocks it and Yamato with a dragon screw leg whip. Yamato counters an enzuigiri with an ankle lock and Ricochet tries to get to the ropes as he fights through the pain and Ricochet gets to the ropes.
Yamato kicks Ricochet and then he connects with a forearm. Ricochet with a forearm and Yamato fires back. They exchange forearms and then Ricochet with a series of kicks to the chest. Yamato with an elbow and then Ricochet with one. Yamato with a kick and Ricochet hits an Ace Crusher followed by a corkscrew press for a near fall.
Ricochet pulls Yamato into the corner and he goes up top but Yamato recovers and stops Ricochet. Yamato with forearms and he signals for a brainbuster from the turnbuckles. Ricochet with a head butt to knock Yamato to the mat. Ricochet with a kick to the head and Ricochet with a Phoenix Splash but Yamato kicks out at two.
Ricochet with a waist lock and Yamato tries for an enzuigiri but Ricochet moves. Yamato and Ricochet alternate near falls. Yamato with a spear for the three count.
After the match, Jon Davis comes to the ring and he says that he wants to be the first to congratulate Yamato on a hard fought victory. Jon tells Yamato that tomorrow will be the hardest that he has to fight in his life. Tomorrow is not about respect, it is about survival. Yamato kicks Davis and puts Davis in the choke sleeper. Referees come to the ring to try to get Yamato to release the hold. Yamato finally releases the hold but Davis is still down on the mat while Yamato goes to the back.
Davis is helped to the back by the officials.
It is time for Intermission.
We are back from Intermission.
Match Number Five: Tag Team Match: Arik Cannon and Pinkie Sanchez of DUF vs. N8 Mattson and Derek Ryze
Sanchez and Mattson start things off and they lock up with Sanchez applying a waist lock but Mattson with a standing switch. Sanchez with an arm bar. Mattson with a reversal and Sanchez with a reversal of his own. Mattson with an arm drag. Sanchez wants a Greco Roman knuckle lock and Mattson reluctantly agrees but Sanchez with a kick and side head lock followed by a shoulder tackle.
Mattson with a few hip tosses and a drop kick and Sanchez retreats to the corner. Mattson pulls Sanchez into the center of the ring and Ryze tags in and they hit a double hip toss and Ryze gets a near fall. Ryze with a drop kick and front face lock. Mattson tags in and connects with a punch from the turnbuckles.
Sanchez with a running splash into the corner and Cannon tags in. Sanchez with a chop and then Cannon throws Sanchez out of the way. Mattson with a kick but Cannon with a double leg take down and then he applies a modified cloverleaf. Sanchez brings a drink for Cannon and he spits some beer in Ryze’s face and then he hits Ryze in the head with the beer can.
Cannon with a snap mare and drop kick to the back of the head. Cannon with a chop but Mattson with a kick. Cannon with a shoulder and elbow followed by a snap mare and punch to the face. Sanchez tags in and hits a knee drop. Sanchez with a knee to the nether regions when the referee was dealing with Ryze. Sanchez with a flying back elbow and then he tags Cannon back in. Cannon with a punch to the ribs followed by a slam. Cannon calls for a moonsault but he misses when Mattson moves out of the way.
Mattson with a near fall but Cannon tags in Sanchez and Pinkie with shoulders and chops. Mattson with a chop of his own but Sanchez with a rake of the eyes. Mattson with a running forearm into the corner but Sanchez with a kick. Mattson with a Rocket Blaster and both men are down.
Rise tags in and he hits a spinning heel kick on Cannon. Cannon catches Rise and hits a choke slam for a near fall. Cannon with forearms but Ryze with a forearm. Cannon with a lariat and he gets a near fall. Cannon with a front face lock and Ryze lands on his feet on a suplex attempt. Ryze with an enzuigiri but Cannon with a punch and he lifts Ryze up for a wheelbarrow and Sanchez with a double stomp and then Cannon hits Total Anarchy for the three count.
Winners: Pinkie Sanchez and Arik Cannon
After the match, Cannon gets on the mic and he mentions the suspension of Sami Callihan. The fans are not happy with Dragon Gate USA and Evolve’s decision. Arik says that the upside is that they would like to introduce Masada.
Masada makes his way to the ring. Arik introduces Masada as the newest member of the DUF.
Masada says that he is not joining them. He says that he doesn’t want to be part of any groups and it has held him down. He tells them to shove the offer.
Arik tells Pinkie to stand up to Masada or they will have to kick his ass.
Pinkie says that Masada will not disrespect the DUF. He tells Masada that he is going to whoop his ass.
Match Number Six: Pinkie Sanchez versus Masada
Sanchez does the Sexy Party after avoiding Masada. Sanchez avoids Masada again and then he punches Masada but Masada swats a Sanchez drop kick away. Masada with a series of chops and an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Masada with a back body drop to Sanchez. Masada sends Sanchez to the floor and then Sanchez grabs a chair.
Masada goes to the floor and Sanchez with a baseball slide to Masada followed by a suicide dive. Sanchez goes for another suicide dive but Masada hits Sanchez with a chair. Masada sends Sanchez into the chairs at ringside and then into the crowd. Masada with forearms to Sanchez and they get back to the ring.
Sanchez kicks the rope and then hits a dragon screw leg whip. Sanchez hits a second dragon screw leg whip. Masada with a kick to the head and then he slams Sanchez emphatically and hits a series of elbow drops but he misses a third one. Masada with an elbow to the back and then he kicks Sanchez in the head. Masada with a forearm to the back.
Sanchez escapes a suplex attempt and he hits a drop kick and kick to the head. Sanchez runs into an elbow and chops. Masada with a power slam. Sanchez with shoulders from the apron and then he tries for a springboard move but Masada catches him and hits a power bomb and then hits a second power bomb. Masada forces Sanchez to tap out.
Match Number Seven: Dream Tag Team Match: CIMA and AR Fox vs. El Generico and Samuray Del Sol
All four men shake hands before the match starts. CIMA and Generico start things off. CIMA with a drop toe hold into a rear chin lock. Generico with a wrist lock and arm bar. CIMA with a single leg take down and elbow to the leg and he works on the leg to try to ground Generico. CIMA with a side head lock into a wrist lock.
CIMA with a clean break in the corner. They lock up and Generico with a waist lock. CIMA with a wrist lock and Generico with an arm drag. Generico with a waist lock and side head lock take down. Generico and CIMA with head scissors and escapes.
Fox and Del Sol tag in and Del Sol with a waist lock and take down. Del Sol with a modified Indian Death Lock but Fox gets to the ropes. Del Sol and Generico discuss some strategy before Del Sol and Fox lock up. Del Sol with a wrist lock. Fox with a kip up and head scissors take down. Del Sol blocks a hip toss and Fox with a hammer lock. Del Sol with elbows to the head but Fox holds on. Del Sol uses the ropes for an arm drag.
Each man with a series of flips as they avoid the other. Each man tries for a drop kick and then they kip up to a stalemate. Generico tags in and they lock up. Generico with a wrist lock into a hammer lock. Fox with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Generico with a series of arm drags to Fox and he gets a near fall.
Generico with a chop to Fox followed by a front face lock but CIMA is able to tag in and he kicks Generico when Fox gets to the apron. CIMA with kicks in the corner followed by a snap mare and kick to the upper chest. CIMA with an arm bar and he stretches the other arm. Generico with a rollup for a near fall. Generico with a kick to CIMA and Del Sol tags in and he kicks CIMA. Del Sol with a snap mare and kick to CIMA. Del Sol with a slingshot somersault splash for a near fall.
Del Sol with a side head lock but CIMA with a belly-to-back suplex to get out of the hold. Fox tags in and he connects with a leg drop for a near fall. Del Sol with a jawbreaker followed by an enzuigiri. Generico tags back in and he punches Fox. Fox with a punch but Generico with punches and kicks to Fox.
Generico sends Fox into the turnbuckles followed by a snap mare and reverse chin lock. Fox gets to the ropes and Generico breaks the hold. Del Sol tags in and hits a slingshot boot to the chest. Del Sol with an Irish whip and he hits a running knee into the corner and gets a near fall. Del Sol with a cross arm breaker but Fox is able to escape and he gets to the ropes.
Del Sol chokes Fox in the ropes and Generico wants to tag back in. Generico goes up top and hits a double sledge to the back. Fox with elbows to Generico but Generico with punches. Generico with a boot to the head to stop Fox. Del Sol tags in and he hits an elbow from the turnbuckles to the back.
Fox with an Ace Crusher. Del Sol goes to the apron and he kicks Fox. CIMA stops Del Sol from hitting a springboard move. Generico hits CIMA. Fox sends Generico to the floor and Fox hits a springboard inward moonsault onto Generico and Del Sol.
CIMA gets a near fall on Del Sol and then he kicks Del Sol in the chest. CIMA with a snap suplex and he gets a near fall. CIMA with an arm bar submission into a rollup for a near fall. Fox tags back in and they kick Del Sol.
Generico has gone to the back and Fox hits a spinning suplex and gets a near fall. Fox with a rear chin lock on Del Sol and Generico has returned to ringside with his arm taped up. Fox leaps onto Del Sol’s back. CIMA tags in and they connect with a series of elbows followed by a double suplex for a near fall but Generico breaks up the cover.
CIMA drops Generico’s injured shoulder on the top rope. CIMA with a modified cloverleaf but Del Sol makes it to the ropes. Fox tags back in and CIMA with a drop kick while Fox holds Del Sol. Fox with a slingshot splash for a near fall. Fox with a slam and a split legged corkscrew moonsault and elbow drop for a near fall. CIMA tags back in and Fox kicks Del Sol while CIMA knocks Generico off the apron.
CIMA and Fox with a double flapjack using the ropes followed by a double drop kick for a near fall. CIMA with a kick to the chest and then into the corner. Fox tags in and hits a forearm to the head. Fox with a modified abdominal stretch but Del Sol is able to escape and he hits a few elbows. Del Sol with an Asai DDT and both men are down.
Generico tags in and he hits clotheslines on CIMA and Fox. Generico with a tornado DDT on CIMA. Fox with a kick and forearms. Del Sol with a super kick to Fox and Del Sol with a Fosbury Flop plancha onto Fox. Generico with a Blue Thunder Driver for a near fall on CIMA. Generico Irish whips CIMA into a boot from Del Sol. Generico with a slam and Del Sol hits a 450 but CIMA kicks out.
Del Sol and Generico discuss what to do to finish off CIMA. CIMA sends Del Sol to the floor. CIMA with a chop to Generico and he hits Powerplasm followed by a Swanton by Fox onto Generico for a near fall.
Fox with an Irish whip and a splash into the corner but Generico tries for the Yakuza kick. Fox blocks it and then hits a springboard Ace Crusher but Generico kicks out at two. Fox with punches to Generico and then they exchange forearms while CIMA sends Del Sol into the apron on the floor.
Fox with a kick but Generico with a boot to the head. Fox with a matrix followed by an enzuigiri. Fox is stopped by Generico and Generico hits an Exploder into the turnbuckles. Generico with the Yakuza Kick followed by Dragon suplex. Del Sol with a reverse rana to Fox and CIMA breaks up the cover in time.
CIMA and Del Sol go to the floor again. Generico points to the turnbuckles for a top rope brainbuster. Generico puts Fox on the turnbuckles but Fox fights Generico off for a moment. Generico is dropped on the ropes and CIMZ with a lungblower followed by a 450 splash but Fox but Del Sol breaks up the cover.
Del Sol kicks CIMA and then he goes after Fox. Del Sol with kicks to Fox and then Del Sol with an Irish whip but Fox moves. CIMA with double knees to Del Sol. Fox with a hesitation baseball slide. CIMA with knees again and Fox with a running senton into the corner. Fox with Lo Mein Pain followed by Meteora from CIMA for the three count.
Winners: CIMA and AR Fox
After the match, CIMA wants to help Del Sol up, but Generico pushes CIMA away. They shake hands after the match and Generico and Del Sol raise CIMA and Fox’s hands.
CIMA gets on the mic and he thanks everyone. CIMA tells Fox that he is excellent and he starts an AR Fox chant. He says that it is time to bring AR Fox to the next level like his former partner Ricochet. He asks Fox if he is ready to win the Open the United Gate Titles. Fox says that he is ready to win the titles tomorrow.
CIMA says that his English isn’t that good so he gives the mic to Fox. Tomorrow night, they will leave Chicago with the Open the United Gate Titles after beating Ricochet and Rich Swann.
Match Number Eight: Open The Freedom Gate Title Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Akira Tozawa (with Christina Von Eerie)
They lock up and Gargano goes for the wrist. Tozawa rolls through and takes Gargano to the mat and he works on the leg. Gargano with an STF into a front face lock and he gets a near fall with a lateral press. Gargano with a single leg take down and then he returns to the wrist and applies a key lock. Tozawa makes it to the ropes with some help from Von Eerie.
Tozawa and Gargano with a Greco Roman knuckle lock but Tozawa with a kick and side head lock. Tozawa with a shoulder tackle but Gargano with an arm drag. Tozawa with an arm drag and senton but Gargano tries for Gargano escape but Tozawa moves. Gargano tries for a super kick but Tozawa gets out of the way.
They lock up and Tozawa backs Gargano into the corner but Tozawa misses a chop. Gargano with punches. Gargano with a kick and clothesline that sends Tozawa over the top rope to the floor. Tozawa trips Gargano and pulls him to the floor. Tozawa with a suicide dive. Gargano sends Tozawa to the floor and Gargano with a suicide dive. Tozawa with an elbow and suicide dive. Gargano with an elbow but Tozawa with a boot to Gargano. Gargano with a spear from the apron but he cannot capitalize on the advantage at this time.
Gargano with a slam to Tozawa followed by a baseball slide to the head and Gargano with a near fall. Gargano with a kick to the back and then he turns his attention to the shoulder. Gargano with a Fujiwara arm bar but Tozawa gets to the ropes.
Gargano with an elbow to the arm and then he wraps the arm in the ropes. Tozawa with an Irish whip but he runs into Gargano’s boots twice. Gargano goes for a cross body but Tozawa counters with a gutbuster and both men are down.
Tozawa kicks Gargano while trying to get some feeling back into his arm. Tozawa chokes Gargano and then he kicks Gargano in the head. Tozawa with another kick to Gargano. Tozwa with a slam and a back senton splash. Von Eerie throws the chair in the ring and Tozawa puts it on Gargano’s chest for a back senton while Von Eerie distracts the referee. Tozawa with a near fall.
Tozawa with kicks to Gargano and he chokes Johnny in the corner. Tozawa with another kick to the head followed by a punch. Tozawa with chops to Gargano in the corner and then he goes with the rapid fire chops. Tozawa calls for one more but he stops short and then punches Gargano in the face. Tozawa covers Gargano but Johnny was under the ropes so the referee does not make the count.
Tozawa with an Irish whip but Gargano gets his foot up and hits an enzuigiri. Tozawa charges at Gargano but Johnny ducks and Tozawa goes to the floor. Gargano goes to the apron and then hits a slingshot DDT when he returns to the ring. Both men are down and Johnny is unable to take advantage of the situation.
Gargano with the Kobashi chops to Tozawa in the corner but Tozawa with an Irish whip. Gargano with a knee to the head followed by a clothesline and running kick to the chest. Tozawa with a boot to a charging Gargano. Tozawa blocks a suplex and so does Gargano. They go back and forth and Gargano suplexes Tozawa into the turnbuckles and Gargano is only able to get a two count.
Gargano with a double sledge to the injured arm. Gargano with boots to Tozawa and Tozawa with an Irish whip and kick to the head in the corner. Tozawa with a Saito suplex for a near fall. Tozawa throws Gargano to the apron and Tozawa follows. Tozawa with a waist lock on the apron but Gargano with elbows. Gargano gets Tozawa on his shoulders but Tozawa gets to the ring. Gargano tries for the spear from the apron but Tozawa with knees to the head.
Tozawa puts Gargano on the top turnbuckle for a superplex but Gargano with a head butt. Tozawa with a bicycle kick to the head and Tozawa with a superplex and both men are down. Tozawa is only able to get a near fall because of the time it took to make the cover and the pain he is still feeling in his arm.
Tozawa with a forearm and Gargano returns fire. They go back and forth with forearms but Tozawa with a bicycle kick. Gargano with a super kick and discus lariat. Tozawa with a boot to the chest and Gargano fires back with a kick. Tozawa rolls through on a sunset flip and hits a Shining Wizard. Both men are down again.
They exchange forearms but this time from their knees. They get to their feet and Tozawa stops Gargano from going between the legs. Tozawa with a running forearm into the corner but Gargano with a drop kick into the corner. Gargano hits a belly-to-back superplex and then Gargano hits the lawn dart followed by a superkick but Tozawa kicks out at two.
Gargano applies the Gargano Escape but Tozawa gets his foot on the rope and the referee calls for a break of the hold. Tozawa rolls to the other side of the ring. Gargano goes to the apron and he connects with forearms. Gargano with a super kick but Tozawa with a boot to the head and a deadlift German suplex on the apron.
Tozawa picks up Gargano to bring him back into the ring. Tozawa picks up Gargano for another German suplex. Gargano holds on to the ropes and Tozawa with a kick to the head. Gargano with a victory roll for a near fall. Tozawa with a deadlift German suplex and bridge but Gargano kicks out. Gargano with the Gargano Escape and Tozawa gets to the ropes again.
Von Eerie gets on the apron but the referee sends her back to the floor. Gargano with kicks to the injured arm. Tozawa with a back heel kick but he misses a second kick. Tozawa with another German suplex and Tozawa hits a straightjacket deadlift German suplex but Gargano is able to kick out. Tozawa tries for another straightjacket deadlift German suplex but Gargano counters with Hurts Donut but only gets a two count.
Gargano hits Hurts Donut again and applies the Gargano Escape but this time he is in the center of the ring and Tozawa taps out.
Winner: Johnny Gargano
After the match, Gargano gets the mic and he sits in the center of the ring. Johnny thanks everyone in the crowd. Johnny tells the fans that they saw some of the best wrestling on the planet. Johnny says that he was the age of one of the fans in the front row when he went to his first wrestling show. He says that it was an independent wrestling show. That is what he fell in love with. Every kid talks about main eventing Wrestlemania. That is still is his dream. Johnny says that he wanted to be an independent professional wrestler.
Johnny says that it really upsets him when guys say that they are just doing indies to get to that next level. Johnny says that is cheating the fans out of their money. He comes out night in and night out to give the fans their money’s worth. Johnny says that people have been talking about his future.
Johnny says that he was offered a new deal by the Dragon Gate office. Johnny says that it pains him to see the current state of independent pro wrestling. He says that independent pro wrestling is slowly dying because people feel that they can make money in Florida. He says that he is not faulting those people. Johnny says that he is not going to jump off a sinking ship. He says that he is going to get the wheel and steer independent professional wrestling where it needs to go.
Johnny says that this is a good bye of sorts. When he won the title, he was just a kid who was happy to be here with a dream. He is now a man with a mission to make this title and Dragon Gate USA the premiere place in wrestling.
Johnny promises that he will not leave until his job and mission is done.
Johnny says that he was offered a new deal and he says that he took it.
Johnny says that independent wrestling and Dragon Gate USA is in his blood.
He says the fans saw a hell of a show tonight. As long as he is here, the fans will get their money’s worth.
Chuck Taylor and Jake Manning attack Johnny Gargano. Manning sends Gargano into the turnbuckles. The Swamp Monster comes from under the ring and Gargano attacks him. The Swamp Monster hits the Awful Waffle and Chuck takes off the Swamp Monster suit.
CIMA makes the save for Johnny Gargano.
CIMA takes the Open the Freedom Gate Title belt and he gives the belt to Gargano.
CIMA takes the mic and he thanks the people of Detroit and he asks everyone if they enjoyed the show. He wants to know if the fans want to see DGUSA again. He thanks everyone for coming and he says that he will see them the next time.
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