All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2017 New Year Wars”, 1/19/2017 [Thu] 18:30 @ Foodpal Kumamoto
378 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Hikaru Sato vs. Yusuke Okada
◆Winner: Hikaru (6:42) with a Chicken Wing Arm Lock.
(2) SUSHI & Atsushi Maruyama (FREE) vs. Ryoji Sai (LAND’S END) & Rikiya Fudo (LAND’S END)
◆Winner: Sai (9:05) following the Yamaori on SUSHI.
(3) Jun Akiyama vs. Yuma Aoyagi
◆Winner: Akiyama (9:10) following an Exploder.
(4) Yohei Nakajima & Ultimo Dragon (Toryumon MEXICO) vs. Keisuke Ishii (DDT) & Minoru Tanaka (FREE)
◆Winner: Keisuke (10:10) with a Tiger Suplex Hold on Yohei.
~ Keisuke stated that he is looking forward to the upcoming Jr. League, but to those who face him personally he wants to show that he is the rightful champion.
(5) Suwama, Atsushi Aoki & Rey Paloma (DOVE) vs. Mitsuya Nagai (DRADITION), Black Tiger VII (FREE) & Takeshi Minamino (Toneri Family)
◆Winner: Black Tiger VII (10:03) with an Ultra High School Class School Boy on Paloma.
~ Black Tiger continued to get into Suwama and EVOLUTION’s heads as he proclaimed that a traitor exists among the group. (Will the group manage to coexist now that the seed of doubt has been planted?)
(6) Takao Omori vs. Yutaka Yoshie (FREE)
◆Winner: Omori (11:04) following a Sliding Axe Bomber.
(7) Kento Miyahara, Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura vs. Zeus, The Bodyguard (FREE) & Koji Iwamoto (Sportiva)
◆Winner: Miyahara (17:39) with a German Suplex Hold on Iwamoto.
~ Miyahara with the win as he asserts himself as the defending champion against Bodyguard’s challenge for the Triple Crown.
~ Zeus and Bodyguard vs. Miyahara and Lee for the World Tag belts was announced for the 2/17 show at Korakuen.
~ Then Miyahara vs. Bodyguard for the Triple Crown was announced for the 2/26 show in Osaka.