7/3 New Japan Results
New Japan kicked off the NEW JAPAN SOUL 2011 tour today, results from Korakuen:
They claimed 1950 paid (overflow).
Jado & Gedo beat Kyosuke Mikami & Jushin Liger in 8:51. Jado beat Mikami with Crossface Of Jado.
Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Hiromu Takahahsi & KUSHIDA in 10:02. Devitt pinned Takahashi after a diving foot stomp.
Hideo Saito & Shinsuke Nakamura Return Match: Hideo Saito (the former Mitsuhide Hirasawa), Takashi Iizuka, Toru Yano & Shinsuke Nakamura beat King Fale, Wataru Inoue, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Yuji Nagata in 12:57. Nakamura pinned Fale after Boma Ye. Saito was returning from an extended excursion to Puerto Rico, Nakamura from a month-long excursion to Mexico.
Yujiro Takahashi & Masato Tanaka beat Tomoaki Honma & Strong Man in 10:27. Takahashi pinned Honma.
MVP beat Tomohiro Ishii in 12:10.
Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Minoru Suzuki beat Satoshi Kojima, Tiger Mask 4 & Makabe in 12:11. Taichi pinned TM 4 after a Suzuki Gotch-style piledriver.
IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Karl Anderson & Giant Bernard beat Hiroshi Tanahashi & Hirooki Goto in 17:12 to retain the titles. Anderson pinned Goto after Gun Stun. V9 for the champs.
Before the main event the G1 CLIMAX participants were announced.
The tour resumes Friday at Differ Ariake.