Pro Wrestling NOAH “The First Navigation 2017”, 1/7/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ NOAH debuted a new ring canvas with the “NOAH the Reborn” under the logo, which is the term being used for this new era going forward.
(1) Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Ogawa (9:59) with an Arm Capture Camel Clutch.
(2) Hi69 (FREE) vs. Alejandro Saez
◆Winner: Saez (11:09) following a Spiral Tap.
(3) Daisuke Harada vs. Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Harada (11:37) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
(4) Muhammad Yone & Akitoshi Saito vs. Masa Kitamiya & Kenoh
◆Winner: Kenoh (12:37) following a Foot Stomp on Saito.
(5) GHC Junior Heavyweight Decision Match: Taji Ishimori vs. Hajime Ohara
◆Winner: Ohara (18:07) with the Muy Bien.
~ Ohara becomes the 33rd champion for the vacant belt.
~ Ohara becomes the GHC Junior champion for the first time in his career.
~ Harada came out to challenge the new champion. Ohara’s first defense has been set for the Osaka show on 1/21.
(6) GHC Tag Championship Match: [36th Champions] Go Shiozaki & Maybach Taniguchi vs. [Challengers] Naomichi Marufuji & Atsushi Kotoge
◆Winner: Shiozaki (30:22) following a Short Range Gowan Lariat on Kotoge.
~ 1st successful title defense.
~ Kenoh and Kitamiya came forward to challenge the champions. The match has been set for the 1/21 show in Osaka.
(7) GHC Heavyweight Championship Match: [28th Champion] Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. [Challenger] Takashi Sugiura
◆Winner: Nakajima (32:18) followig the Vertical Spike.
~ 3rd title defense.
~ Nakajima declared that his will defend this new era of NOAH until his last breath.