All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2017 Excite Series ~ Jr. BATTLE OF GLORY”, 2/18/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @ Choshi City Gymnasium in Chiba
~ News: KAI suffered a concussion at yesterday’s show and will miss today and tomorrow’s scheduled matches for certain. Both shows were changed to reflect his absence.
~ The 2/19 show has also been updated as it will feature All Japan versus Onita’s group in the main event.
(1) Jr. League ~ A BLOCK : Atsushi Aoki vs. Masashi Takeda
♦Winner: Takeda (13:39) with the Megaraba (Modified Facelock).
~ Takeda [1 win, 1 loss = 2 points]
~ Aoki [1 loss = 0 points]
~ Takeda is a man of his word as he bounced back from yesterday’s loss.
(2) Takao Omori vs. Yusuke Okada vs. Minoru Tanaka (FREE)
♦Winner: Minoru (7:54) with a Ground Cobra on Yusuke.
(3) Jr. League ~ B BLOCK : Yuma Aoayagi vs. Atsushi Maruyama
♦Winner: DRAW (20:00) Time Expired.
~ Aoyagi [1 win, 1 draw = 3 points]
~ Maruyama [1 draw, 1 loss = 1 point]
(4) Jr. League ~ A BLOCK : Koji Iwamoto vs. Keisuke Ishii
♦Winner: No Contest (10:08) via double KO.
~ Keisuke [1 win, 1 NC = 2 points]
~ Iwamoto [1 win, 1 NC = 2 points]
(5) Jr. League ~ B BLOCK : Yohei Nakajima vs. Hikaru Sato
♦Winner: Yohei (11:06) following the Tobiushiro Mawashigeri.
~ Yohei [1 win, 1 loss = 2 points]
~ Hikaru [1 loss = 0 points]
(6) Suwama & Joe Doering vs. Ryoji Sai & Rikiya Fudo (both LAND’S END)
♦Winner: Suwama (10:04) with the Manriki Sleeper on Fudo.
(7) Kento Miyahara, Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura vs. Zeus, The Bodyguard (FREE) & Jun Akiyama
♦Winner: Bodyguard (20:54) with the Bounce on Miyahara.
~ Bodyguard claims the direct win over the Triple Crown Champion. Bodyguard continued to claim that he will become a 5-Crown Champion.