NOAH “The Second Navig.2017”, 2/14/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Taiji Ishimori, Hi69 (FREE) & Rionne Fujiwara (FREE) vs. HAYATA (DOVE), YO-HEY (FREE) & Tadasuke (FREE)
♦Winner: DRAW (15:00) Time Expired.
(2) Muhammad Yone vs. Akitoshi Saito
♦Winner: Yone (7:58) following a Diving Guillotine Drop.
(3) Battle Royal:
♦Winner: YO-HEY (7:58) via pin-fall on Ishimori and Tadasuke.
~ Eddie Edwards, Moose, and James Storm were announced to be at the 3/12 show in Yokohama.
(4) Atsushi Kotoge vs. Daisuke Harada
♦Winner: Kotoge (14:38) following the Kill Switch.
~ Momo no Seishun formally announced that their former team is no more as of today, that this is the end. Kotoge stated that his full focus is on the heavyweight division and Harada cannot be if he remains as a junior.
(5) Kenoh vs. Hajime Ohara
♦Winner: Kenoh (14:01) following a Diving Foot Stomp.
~ The GHC Junior champion suffers the death blow from the now heavyweight class Kenoh. Kenoh stood tall after the match as he raised the GHC Tag belt over his head and draped the GHC Junior belt on top of Ohara’s fallen body.
~ Kenoh wished Ohara the best of luck as a junior champion but he himself is a heavyweight champion. But ultimately that they do their best for NOAH as a whole.
(6) Naomichi Marufuji & Hitoshi Kumano vs. Takashi Sugiura & Kaito Kiyomiya
♦Winner: Marufuji (17:53) following a Shiranui on Kiyomiya.
~ Keiji Mutoh appeared as he announced that he will be teaming with Marufuji at the Yokohama show. The “genius tag” is realized.
(7) Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya vs. Go Shiozaki & Maybach Taniguchi
♦Winner: Nakajima (25:23) following the Vertical Spike on Taniguchi.
~ Nakajima with the win as the prelude war for the GHC belt commences. The champion also questioned whether or not Shiozaki is ready for the challenge, but that he needs to come aught him with all he has to offer. If Shiozaki even wishes to take that belt from his side.
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