LION’S GATE PROJECT 3, 9/1/2016 [Mon] 19:00 @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo
467 Spectators (crowded)
(0) Exhibition: Tomoyuki Oka vs. Katsuya Kitamura
◆Winner: DRAW (5:00) Time Expired.
(1) Henare vs. Quiet Storm [NOAH]
◆Winner: Storm (6:02) following the 50cm Arm Lariat.
~ Henare makes his debut in Japan as a young lion.
(2) Hirai Kawato vs. Hajime Ohara [NOAH]
◆Winner: Ohara (8:08) with the Muy Bien.
(3) Teruaki Kanemitsu vs. Kenoh [NOAH]
◆Winner: Kenoh (6:38) following the Kibo.
(4) Tomoaki Honma vs. Shiro Tomoyose [NOAH]
◆Winner: Honma (7:13) following the Kokeshi.
(5) David Finlay vs. GO Asakawa [K-DOJO]
◆Winner: Finlay (6:30) with the Prima Nocta.
~ Finlay appeared in a new leopard print attire as he debuted a new finish move as well.
(6) Juice Robinson vs. Ayato Yoshida [K-DOJO]
◆Winner: Robinson (7:42) following the Pulp Friction.
(7) Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Hitoshi Kumano [NOAH]
◆Winner: Taguchi (8:41) with the Dodon.
(8) Main Event NJPW vs NOAH 8 Man Tag Match: Katsuyori Shibata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Go Shiozaki, Maybach Taniguchi, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Masa Kitamiya & Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Nagata (17:46) with a Backdrop Hold on Kiyomiya.
~ The two sides continued to fight after the match as Shibata locked Shiozaki in a guillotine sleeper hold.
~ Shibata called out Shiozaki after the match. “This up to you (Shiozaki) if this continues”, after the dust settled following the NJPW and NOAH bout.
~ Next up for New Japan is the “Road to DESTRUCTION” tour which begins on September 4.