AJPW “2017 Champion Carnival ~ 45th Anniversary Series”, 4/18/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @ Big Palette Fukushima
(1) A BLOCK: Ryoji Sai vs. KAI
♦Winner: KAI (9:55) with the Meteor Impact.
~ KAI [2 wins = 4 points]
~ Sai [1 loss = 0 points]
(2) B BLOCK: The Bodyguard vs. Daichi Hashimoto
♦Winner: Daichi (5:22) following the Rising DDT.
~ Daichi [2 wins = 4 points]
~ Bodyguard [1 win, 1 loss = 2 points]
~ Daichi with the win over 1/2 of the World Tag Champions, Daichi mentioned that regardless of what happens in this league that he will aim to pursue a chance at the tag belts, along with Hideyoshi Kamitani.
(3) Jun Akiyama, Dory Funk Jr., Shuji Ishikawa & Ultimo Dragon vs. Osamu Nishimura, Daisuke Sekimoto, Yohei Nakajima & Koji Iwamoto
♦Winner: Akiyama (7:08) following an Exploder on Yohei.
(4) Kento Miyahara, Jake Lee, Naoya Nomura & Yuma Aoyagi vs. Suwama, Atsushi Aoki, Hikaru Sato & Dalton Drellich
♦Winner: Miyahara (13:38) following the Blackout on Drellich.
(5) B BLOCK: Takao Omori vs. Kengo Mashimo
♦Winner: DRAW (30:00) Time Expired.
~ Omori [1 draw = 1 point]
~ Mashimo [1 draw, 1 loss = 1 point]
~ Mashimo signalled for a rematch against the veteran in the future.
(6) A BLOCK: Zeus vs. Joe Doering
♦Winner: Zeus (10:36) with a Jackhammer.
~ Zeus [1 win, 1 loss = 2 points]
~ Doering [1 win, 1 loss = 2 points]
~ Zeus bounces back from the first day loss with a win over the big man.