NOAH “The Second Navig.2017”, 2/19/2017 [Sun] 18:00 @ Kochi Sunpia Chres
(1) Taiji Ishimori vs. Hitoshi Kumano
◆Winner: Ishimori (7:51) with a Rolling Clutch Hold.
(2) Muhammad Yone vs. Hajime Ohara
◆Winner: Yone (8:41) following a Kinniku Buster.
(3) Masa Kitamiya & Kenoh vs. Akitoshi Saito & Daisuke Harada
◆Winner: Kitamiya (9:18) with the Kangokugatame on Saito.
~ Ishimori and Hi69 made it known that they aim for the GHC Tag belts as well, that they will become the first team to dominate both divisions.
~ While the next challenger for the GHC Jr. Tag belts in Harada stated that he will take the Jr. Tag belts first.
(4) Battle Royal: (Order of elimination) Ishimori, Junta Miyawaki (rookie), Saito, Ogawa, Yone, Kenoh, Kitamiya, Harada
◆Winner: Kumano (8:46) with a counter pin to the Muy Bien Clutch.
~ Even though a loss at the start of the show, Kumano bounced back with a victory over the reigning GHC Jr. Champion.
(5) Hi69 (FREE) vs. Takashi Sugiura
◆Winner: Sugiura (11:18) following the Olympic Qualifying Slam.
(6) Naomichi Marufuji vs. Kaito Kiyomiya
◆Winner: Marufuji (11:49) following a Ko-oh.
~ Marufuji questioned Kiyomiya even attempting to challenge for a belt when he cannot even win a match. That he needs to be completely prepared mentally and physically when making such a demand.
(7) Katsuhiko Nakajima & Atsushi Kotoge vs. Go Shiozaki & Maybach Taniguchi
◆Winner: Shiozaki (19:02) following a Short-range Gowan Lariat on Kotoge.
~ Shiozaki claims his first prelude win over Nakajima’s team. He declared that he will only “GO UP” from him forward.
NOAH Event Cards for January & February 2017