6/23-27 Indy News & Results
Time now to catch up on the indies, click below for news & results from the last week.
Big Japan from 6/27 at Korakuen:
They claimed 1921 paid (overflow).
Abdullah Kobayashi beat Tomokazu Taniguchi in 7:35.
Men’s Teioh, Tsutomu Oosugi & Hercules Senga beat Onryo, Madoka & Atsushi Ohashi in 8:14. Teioh pinned Ohashi after Miracle Ecstasy.
In a Big Japan vs. Secret Base match, Daikokubo Benkei, Kazuki Hashimoto & Takumi Tsukamoto beat Jun Kawauchi, Amigo Suzuki & Mototsugu Shimizu in 5;05. Benkei pinned Shimizu after a diving foot stomp.
Daisuke Sekimoto, Yuji Okabayashi & Shinobu beat Yoshihito Sasaki, Shinya Ishikawa & Ryuichi Kawakami in 11 minutes. Shinobu pinned Sasaki after S.E.X. Bomber.
In a Barbed Wire Board Death Match, Jun Kasai, Jaki Numazawa & Masashi Takeda beat Takashi Sasaki, Shadow WX & Masato Inaba in 12:28. Takeda pinned Inaba after a bodyslam onto a barbed wire board.
Big Japan Tag Team Champions Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto vs. Brahmans Shu & Kei went to a 30 minute time limit draw. As a result, Kodaka & Miyamoto retain the titles. V1 for the champs.
In a Flourescent Lighttubes, Twin Towers & Dangerous Weapons Death Match, Big Japan Death Match Heavyweight Champion Ryuji Ito beat Kankuro Hoshino in 23:04 to retain the title. V5 for Ito. Next up: TBA, but it will be on 9/10 in the USA at a CZW event in Philadelphia.
DDT from 6/24 at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring:
They claimed 196 paid (sellout).
Masa Takanashi beat Kazuki Hirata in 13:55.
HARASHIMA & HERO! beat KO-D Tag Team Champions Kenny Omega & michael Nakazawa in 34:55 to win the titles. HARASHIMA & HERO! become the 37th KO-D Tag Team Champions. (HARASHIMA wins titles for at least the 3rd time, possibly the 5th) HERO! pinned Nakazawa. Next up: Masa Takanashi & Emi Sakura. That will happen on 7/3.
Injury Report: One of the new Union Pro talents suffered an injury recently and is out at least 2 weeks. He will miss the 7/3 & 7/10 Union events.
DDT Extreme Champion Isami Kodaka vs. El Samurai for the title is set for the 7/10 Union event.
The promotion will run it’s annual Komamoto event on 12/12 at Kumamoto Hungnam Hall.
Announced for the July CLUB-K SUPER on 7/31 at Chiba Port Arena Sub Arena is Champion Of STRONGEST-K Kengo Mashimo vs. the winner of a 14 person survival match on 7/2 for the title.
Results from Saturday at Chiba Blue Field:
They claimed 68 paid.
YOSHIYA beat Marines Mask 2 in 8:50.
Taishi Takizawa beat Yuu Yamagata in 4:50.
Daigoro Kashiwa & Kaji Tomato beat Yuji Hino & Bambi in 13:07. Tomato pinned Bambi after Red Eye.
KAZMA beat Ryuichi Sekine in 12:58.
Chiba 6 Man Tag Team Champions Shiori Asahi, Hiro Tonai & Yuki Sato beat Dandy Takuya, Saburo Inematsu & JOE in 21:11 to retain the titles. Sato pinned Takuya after Firebid Splash. V2 for the champs.
News: Osaka Battle Royal Champion Ultimate Spider Jr. will next defend on 7/31 at a special Dinner Pro Wrestling event.
Results from Sunday at Matsushita IMP Hall:
They claimed 739 paid (sellout).
Orochi, Hideyoshi & Masamune beat Tsubasa, Naoki Setoguchi & Kazuaki Mihara in 10:35. Hideyoshi pinned Setoguchi.
Ultimate Spider Jr., Takoyakida & Kyusei Ninja Ranmaru beat Kanjiuro Matsuyama, Kuishinbo Kamen & Ebessan 3 in 11:10. Ranmaru pinned 3.
Atsushi Kotoge, Daisuke Harada & Kana beat Tadasuke, HAYATA & Mio Shirai in 13:53. Harada pinned HAYATA with Katayama German.
Masato Tanaka (ZERO1) beat Zeus in 12:17. After the match, Tanaka invited Zeus to participate in this year’s Fire Festival. Invite accepted.
Osaka Tag Festival 2011 Finals: Tigers Mask & Black Buffalo beat Kuuga & Billy Ken Kid in 25:21 to win the tournament. Tigers beat Kid with a sleeper hold.
Results from the 6/25 Minoru Suzuki Produced charity event at Shinjuku Face:
They didn’t announce attendance, but SportsNavi reports it was a Full House, so probably around 600.
No match times available.
NOSAWA Rongai beat KIKUZAWA. This was NOSAWA’s first match since his February arrest for stealing a taxi while drunk.
Minoru Suzuki & Meiko Satomura beat Yoshihiro Takayama & Ayumi Kurihara. Satomura pinned Kurihara after Death Valley Bomb.
KAI & Ikuto Hidaka beat HARASHIMA & Minoru Fujita. KAI pinned Fujita after a super splash plancha. KAI was a late replacement for Kaz Hayashi (cut).
Dragon Gate USA News:
The promotion’s first 2011 shows will be part of WrestleReunion events. They will run in Los Angeles on 1/29 and in Miami on 3/30 & 3/31. Info on the events is available at WrestleReunion.com.