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NEWS FROM ALL JAPAN, FREEDOMS, DDT PRO-WRESTLING, DRAGON GATE AND MORE FROM JAPAN

By Oliver Taylor on 2020-10-17 09:45:00

New Japan Pro Wrestling

New Japan Pro Wrestling held its G1 Climax B block final show in Ry?goku Kokugikan today.

The full results were:

• Gabriel Kidd def. Yuya Uemura
• B block: YOSHI-HASHI def. Toru Yano
• B block: Juice Robinson def. Hirooki Goto
• B block: Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Zack Sabre Jr.
• B block: KENTA def. Tetsuya Naito
• B block: SANADA def. EVIL

SANADA won B block after defeating EVIL in the main event, giving him the tiebreaker over EVIL and Tetsuya Naito.

Naito was eliminated after his loss to KENTA. To win the block, he needed to defeat KENTA and either SANADA to defeat EVIL or EVIL and SANADA to draw.

SANADA will face Kota Ibushi in the tournament final tomorrow. It will be Ibushi’s third successive final, but SANADA’s first.

All Japan Pro Wrestling

All Japan Pro Wrestling held a show in EDION Arena Osaka #2 today.

The full results were:

• Harutoki and Hokuto Omori def. Tatsuya Matsubo and Yuto Kikuchi
• Koji Iwamoto and TAJIRI def. Atsuki Aoyagi and Francesco Akira
• GAORA TV Championship elimination: Chikara, Yoshitatsu (c) and Yusuke Okada def. Black Menso~re, Katsumi Oribe and Takao Omori
• Jake Lee def. Ryuki Honda
• Kuma Arashi, Shotaro Ashino and Yusuke Kodama def. Dan Tamura, Hikaru Sato and Shuji Ishikawa
• Izanagi, Shigehiro Irie and The Bodyguard def. Kento Miyahara, Rising HAYATO and Yuma Aoyagi
• Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship: SUWAMA (c) def. Zeus

SUWAMA made his third successful defense of the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship against Zeus in the main event.

SUWAMA dedicated his win to his father who recently passed away.

All Japan will hold another show tomorrow in Toyama.

The full card is:

• Black Menso~re vs. Hikaru Sato
• Francesco Akira vs. Hokuto Omori vs. Izanagi
• TAJIRI and Takao Omori vs. Yoshitatsu and Yusuke Okada
• Dan Tamura, Shuji Ishikawa and SUWAMA vs. Kuma Arashi, Shotaro Ashino and Yusuke Kodama
• Chikara vs. Zeus
• Atsuki Aoyagi, Kento Miyahara and Yuma Aoyagi vs. Jake Lee, Koji Iwamoto and Ryuki Honda

The match order for tomorrow’s show has not been confirmed yet.

DDT Pro-Wrestling

DDT Pro-Wrestling aired its tenth DDT TV SHOW! episode today.

The full results were:

• Soma Takao def. Antonio Honda & Danshoku Dieno
• Kazuki Hirata and Naomi Yoshimura def. Saki Akai and Yukio Sakaguchi
• HARASHIMA and Yuki Ueno def. Chris Brookes and Shota
• Elimination: Hideki Okatani, Jun Akiyama, Makoto Oishi and Mizuki Watase def. Akito, Konosuke Takeshita, Shinya Aoki and Shunma Katsumata
• Daisuke Sasaki and Hiroshi Yamato def. Mad Paulie and Tetsuya Endo

DDT has announced two more DDT TV SHOW! episodes. The eleventh episode will air on November 8 and the twelfth episode will air on November 14.

DDT will hold a show in Osaka tomorrow produced by referee Yukinori Matsui.

The full card is:

• Hideki Okatani and Mizuki Watase vs. Keigo Nakamura and Yukio Naya
• Antonio Honda, Sanshiro Takagi and Toru Owashi vs. Danshoku Dieno, Hiroshi Fukuda and Kazuki Hirata
• Daisuke Sasaki vs. Makoto Oishi
• HARASHIMA and Yasu Urano vs. Kengo Takai and Naomi Yoshimura
• Akito and Shunma Katsumata vs. Jun Akiyama and Magnitude Kishiwada
• Chris Brookes, Kuishinbo Kamen and TSUBASA vs. CIMA, Soma Takao and Tetsuya Endo
• Billy Ken Kid and Konosuke Takeshita vs. HUB and Yuki Ueno
• Kazusada Higuchi and Yukio Sakaguchi vs. Masato Tanaka and Shigehiro Irie

Dragon Gate

Dragon Gate held a show in Kobe Sambo Hall today.

The full results were:

• Ben-K, Jason Lee and Kota Minoura vs. Kento Kobune, Madoka Kikuta and Taketo Kamei – Time Limit Draw (15 minutes)
• Genki Horiguchi and Masaaki Mochizuki def. U-T and Yosuke Santa Maria
• KAI and Kaito Ishida def. Keisuke Okuda and YAMATO
• Dragon Kid, Kagetora and Shuji Kondo def. Masato Yoshino, Susumu Yokosuka and Ultimo Dragon
• Dragon Dia and Kzy def. Dia Inferno and Eita
• Naruki Doi, Punch Tominaga, Ryo Saito and Ryotsu Shimizu def. BxB Hulk, Diamante, H?Y?O and Takashi Yoshida

Dragon Gate will hold another show tomorrow in Fukuyama Big Rose in Hiroshima.

The full card is:

• Kento Kobune, Susumu Yokosuka and Taketo Kamei vs. Naruki Doi, Punch Tominaga and Ryotsu Shimizu
• Keisuke Okuda vs. U-T
• Ben-K and Jason Lee vs. Genki Horiguchi and Masato Yoshin
• BxB Hulk, Diamante and Kaito Ishida vs. Dragon Kid, Shachihoko Boy and Ultimo Dragon
• Dia Inferno, Eita, H?Y?O and KAI vs. Dragon Dia, Kota Minoura, Kzy and YAMATO

Pro Wrestling ZERO1

Pro Wrestling ZERO1 will stream two Fire Festival matches on TwitCasting tomorrow.

The two matches are:

• A block: Takuya Sugawara vs. Towa Iwasaki
• B block: Tsugutaka Sato vs. Yuko Miyamoto

It will cost ¥1000 to watch plus an extra ¥100 usage fee. Viewers will be able to rewatch the matches for 14 days after the live broadcast.

Ahead of tomorrow’s bouts, the current Fire Festival standings are:

A block
1. T-Hawk (4-1 record): 19 points
2. Hartley Jackson (3-1 record): 15 points
-. Yuji Hino (3-2 record): 15 points
4. Quiet Storm (2-2 record): 10 points
-. Yoshikazu Yokoyama (1-2-2 record): 10 points
6. Takuya Sugawara (1-3-1 record): 8 points
7. Towa Iwasaki (0-2-1 record): 3 points

B block
1. Chris Vice (3-2-1 record): 18 points
2. Masato Tanaka (3-2 record): 15 points
-. Tsugutaka Sato (3-2 record): 15 points
4. Hayato Tamura (3-1 record): 14 points
5. Yuko Miyamoto (2-2 record): 10 points
6. Shogun Okamoto (1-2-1 record): 8 points
7. Takafumi (1-5 record): 5 points

ZERO1 has also confirmed the full cards for its October 23 and November 3 shows.

The full cards are:

October 23
• El Lindaman and Shinjiro Otani vs. Shoki Kitamura and Tsugutaka Sato vs. Takuya Sugawara and Yasu Kubota
• B block: Shogun Okamoto vs. Yuko Miyamoto
• B block: Hayato Tamura vs. Masato Tanaka
• A block: Hartley Jackson vs. Yoshikazu Yokoyama
• A block: Towa Iwasaki vs. Yuji Hino
• A block: Quiet Storm vs. T-Hawk

November 3
• Hide Kubota and ‘X’ vs. Masato Tanaka and Takuya Sugawara
• Dojo Chakuriki offer match
• Andy Wu, RAICHO and SUGI vs. Chris Vice, TARU and Yoshikazu Yokoyama
• World Heavyweight Championship: Hayato Tamura (c) vs. Yasu Kubota
• Intercontinental Tag Team Championships: Towa Iwasaki and Tsugutaka Sato (c) vs. Quiet Storm and Yuji Hino

Dojo Chakuriki teaches kickboxing, karate and Thai boxing. It is headquartered in Amsterdam and has offices in Japan, Brazil and Germany.

Lastly, El Lindaman will challenge Shoki Kitamura for the ZERO1 World Junior Heavyweight Championship and ZERO1 International Junior Heavyweight Championship at ZERO1’s show in Korakuen Hall on November 1.

Pro Wrestling NOAH

Pro Wrestling NOAH will celebrate Mohammed Yone’s twenty-fifth wrestling anniversary at its DISCO BALL show in Korakuen Hall tomorrow.

The full card is:

• Kinya Okada vs. Yoshiki Inamura
• Akitoshi Saito and Masao Inoue vs. Alexander Otsuka and Mohammed Yone
• Haoh, Nioh and Tadasuke vs. THE LEAVE MASK 1, THE LEAVE MASK 2 and THE LEAVE MASK 3
• Daiki Inaba, Go Shiozaki and Kaito Kiyomiya vs. Kaz Hayashi, NOSAWA Rongai and Takashi Sugiura
• Daisuke Ikeda, Ikuto Hidaka and Mohammed Yone vs. Junji Tanaka, Naomichi Marufuji and Yuki Ishikawa

THE LEAVE is a real estate company in Japan. It has sponsored NOAH since 2006.

The show will air live on WRESTLE UNIVERSE at 6:30pm JST, 10:30am BST, 5:30am ET.

Active Advance Pro Wrestling

Active Advance Pro Wrestling held a show in Korakuen Hall yesterday.

The full results were:

• Latrell Upton, Ricky Fuji and Rina Shingaki def. Chicharito Shoki, Naka Shumma and Takuro Niki
• Hiroshi Yamato and Kunio Toshima def. Ayame Sasamura and Shiori Asahi
• Daiju Wakamatsu and Tank Nagai def. Takahiro Katori and Tomoya Hirata
• Kaji Tomato and Kyu Mogami def. Ayumu Honda and CHANGO
• Quiet Storm def. Shu Asakawa
• 2AW Tag Team Championships: Shigehiro Irie and The Andrew King Takuma def. Kengo Mashimo and Tatsuya Hanami (c)
• 2AW Openweight Championship: Ayato Yoshida (c) def. Taishi Takizawa

Kengo Mashimo and Tatsuya Hanami made two successful defenses of the 2AW Tag Team Championships before losing to Shigehiro Irie and The Andrew King Takuma.

Ayato Yoshida made his third successful defense of the 2AW Openweight Championship in the main event.

Pro Wrestling FREEDOMS

Pro Wrestling FREEDOMS will hold a show in Osaka tomorrow.

The full card is:

• Takahiro Katori vs. Yuya Susumu
• Drake Morimatsu and Idea vs. Dyna Mido and Tida Heat
• Dragon Libre and GENTARO vs. Masato Kamino and Takato Nakano
• Brahman Kei and Brahman Shu vs. Minoru Fujita and Rina Yamashita
• Deathmatch: Mammoth Sasaki and Violento Jack vs. Masashi Takeda and Tomoya Hirata
• Deathmatch: Daisuke Masaoka, Takashi Sasaki and Toru Sugiura vs. Kamui, Kenji Fukimoto and Jun Kasai

JUST TAP OUT Professional Wrestling

TAKA Michinoku will face Yuji Hino in a singles match at JUST TAP OUT Professional Wrestling’s show in Korakuen Hall on November 11.

Michinoku confronted Hino after Hino’s Fire Festival match on October 3.

It will be the pair’s first singles match since 2011. Michinoku has won all three prior encounters.

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