8/24 NOAH Results (Updated)
NOAH’s latest Weekday Navigation event is in the books, results from Korakuen:
They claimed 1400 paid.
Ricky Marvin beat Satoshi Kajiwara in 6:52.
Taiji Ishimori beat Zack Saber Jr. in 9:45.
Akitoshi Saito beat Takuma Sano in 11:10.
Kentaro Shiga, Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi beat Masao Inoue, Yoshinari Ogawa & Akira Taue in 15:10. Kobashi pinned Inoue after a short range lariat.
Mohammed Yone, Takeshi Morishima & Takashi Sugiura beat Kento Miyahara, Katsuhiko Nakajima & Kensuke Sasaki in 12:35. Morishima pinned Miyahara after a backdrop.
Shuhei Taniguchi & Go Shiozaki beat Genba Hirayanagi & Yoshihiro Takayama in 11:50. Taniguchi beat Hirayanagi.
GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Yoshinobu Kanemaru & KENTA beat Atsushi Aoki & Kotaro Suzuki in 31:29 to retain the titles. KENTA pinned Aoki after rapid-fire GO 2 SLEEP. V1 for the champs.
Next event is 9/3 at Tsukuba Kapio.
UPDATE Fallout from the event via SportsNavi’s report:
After the main event, KENTA announced he planned to take over the promotion’s GM position in the future. That means one of his main targets is the currently-injured Naomichi Marufuji.
Shiozaki designated Takayama as the next GHC Heavyweight Title challenger. Challenge accepted by Takayama. That match will happen on 9/23 at Korakuen.
8/25 UPDATE: NOAH has added GHC Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kotaro Suzuki vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima for the title to 9/23.