7/10 DDT Results
The final DDT event before the big annual blowout event went in the books Sunday, results from Kanayama Ground Hall:
They claimed 331 paid (overflow).
Daisuke Sasaki beat DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion Antonio Honda & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi in a 3-way in 7:25 by pinning Kikuchi to win the title. Sasaki becomes, by my count, the 922nd DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion.
Tsuyoshi Kikuchi beat DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion Daisuke Sasaki in 13:13 to win the title. Kikuchi becomes, by my count, the 923rd DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion.
Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Super Strong Machine beat MIKAMI & Michael Nakazawa in 9:54. Machine pinned Nakazawa after a diving headbutt to the butt. Seriously.
Mr. 6 beat DJ Leek in 8:40.
Hikaru Sato & Takao Soma beat Akihito & Kazuki Hirata in 13:20. Sato pinned Akihito.
Danshoku Dieno beat Masa Takanashi in 8:13.
HARASHIMA, HERO! & Shigehiro Irie beat GENTARO, Yasu Urano & Keisuke Ishii in 15:19. HARASHIMA pinned Urano after Somato Of Friendship.
KUDO & Kota Ibushi beat Shuji Ishikawa & Big Seiya in 17:40. KUDO pinned Seiya.
Results from the Union Pro event (after DDT):
They claimed 210 paid.
Shui Ishikawa beat ? in 8:17.
Cherry beat ? in 7:29.
Big Seiya & Shigehiro Irie beat Toru Sugiura & ? in 16:24. Irie pinned Sugiura after a knee kick.
Mio Shirai beat SGP Global Jr. Heavyweight Champion Ken Ohka in 8:16 to win the title. Mio becomes the 5th SGP Global Jr. Heavyweight Champion.
Ultraman Robin & Giant Robin beat Sanshiro Takagi & DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion Tsuyoshi Kikuchi in 10:05. Robin pinned Kikuchi to win the title. Robin becomes, by my count, the 924th DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion.
In a TLC Match, DDT Extreme Champion Isami Kodaka beat El Samurai in 12:33 to retain the title. V3 for Kodaka.
Tsuyoshi Kikuchi beat DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion Ultraman Robin at 6:59 PM to win the title. Kikuchi becomes, by my count, the 925th DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion.
Antonio Honda beat DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion Tsuyoshi Kikuchi at 7:09 PM to win the title. Honda becomes, by my count, the 926th DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Champion.
That’s it for all the buildup. Next up is their biggest event of the year-Peter Pan 2011 on 7/24 at Ryogoku.
Notes/fallout from Sunday:
Hikaru Sato named Akihito to the last spot in a 5 vs. 5 elimination match on 7/24.
Mr. 6 got himself added to the battle royal that features the Iron Man Heavymetalweight Championship changing with every pinfall, submission, etc.
“Happy/Smile Calais”, a restaurant where Cherry worked as general manager, is closing on 7/24. Rental agreement expired. They hinted at Cherry perhaps making a future appearance (or more) at Drop Kick, a bar owned/operated by DDT.
Full match order for 7/24:
Dark Match: Big China Nakahara Tag Team Champions The Great Sasuke & Ricky Fuji vs. Sanshiro Takagi & Michael Nakazawa for the titles. Kyohei Wada is special referee
Keisuke Ishii vs. Shigehiro Irie
DDT Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title Battle Royal. Participation: Antonio Honda (Current Champion). Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, Yuzuki Aikawa, Cherry, Emi Sakura, Tanomusaku Toba, Gorgeous Matsuno, DJ Leek, Hoshitango, Daisuke Sasaki, Rion Mizuki, Mr. 6, one other person
MIKAMI vs. Poison Sawada JULIE
KO-D Tag Team Champions HARASHIMA & HERO! vs. GENTARO & Yasu Urano vs. Michael Nakazawa & Kenny Omega vs. Masa Takanashi & Daisuke Sekimoto in a 4-way for the titles
Elimination Match: Sanshiro Takagi, Hikaru Sato, Takao Soma, Kazuki Hirata & Akihito vs. Yoshiaki Yago, Tomomitsu Matsunaga, Super Strong Machine, Kengo Mashimo & Minoru Suzuki. Rules TBA
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi vs. Prince Devitt for the title
Danshoku Dieno vs. Bob Sapp
KO-D Openweight Champion Shuji Ishikawa vs. KUDO for the title