Pro Wrestling NOAH “Winter Navigation 2016”, 12/23/2016 [Fri] 15:00 @ Differ Ariake in Tokyo
(1) Taiji Ishimori vs. Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Ishimori (9:33) with the 450° Splash.
(2) Atsushi Kotoge & Daisuke Harada vs. Saburo Inematsu & Daigoro Kashiwa (both K-DOJO)
◆Winner: Harada (10:35) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
~ Kotoge and Harada win the win over the outsider team as they look to apply this win to the outsiders who hold the GHC Jr. Tag belts tomorrow.
(3) Go Shiozaki vs. Akitoshi Saito
◆Winner: Shiozaki (12:52) following the Gowan Lariat.
(4) Maybach Taniguchi vs. Muhammad Yone
◆Winner: Yone (11:02) following the Kinniku Buster.
(5) Battle Royal: Jyunta Miyawaki, Akitoshi Saito, Yoshinari Ogawa, Atsushi Kotoge, Daisuke Harada, Taiji Ishimori, Hitoshi Kumano, Go Shiozaki, Maybach Taniguchi, and Muhammad Yone
◆Winner: Kumano (10:04) via double pin-fall on Kotoge and Ishimori.
~ Kumano with the win as he stated that 2017 shall be his turning point year.
(6) Kenoh & Hajime Ohara vs. Takashi Sugiura & Alejandro Saez
◆Winner: Sugiura (15:35) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam on Ohara.
~ Following the match, Kenoh declared that their team as KenOhara is finished as today.
~ He also made it known that he is tired of being labeled a junior class wrestler when he knows he could compete with the likes of Nakajima, Marufuji, and even Sugiura on a singles level.
(7) GHC Heavy Prelude: Katsuhiko Nakajima & Kaito Kiyomiya vs. Masa Kitamiya & Naomichi Marufuji
◆Winner: Kitamiya (20:22) with the Kangokugatame on Kiyomiya.
~ Kitamiya with the final prelude win before tomorrow’s title challenge. Kitamiya stated that there is nothing holding him back from becoming the GHC champion.
~ Nakajima stated that he wants Kitamiya to be at his very best, but he will fight even harder to protect the GHC. Something he fought so long and hard to capture during the SZKG era.