DRADITION results for April 20, 2017

DRADITION “Tatsumi Fujinami 45th Anniversary in TOKYO”, 4/20/2017 [Thu] 19:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
2,473 Spectators (overcrowded, sold out)

(1) Tsubakichi Sanshu & Nobuyuki Kurashima vs. Super Tiger & Ryuta Hasumi
Winner: Super Tiger (11:39) over Sanshu.
(2) Kenichiro Arai vs. LEONA
Winner: LEONA (10:25) with a Backslide.
~ LEONA celebrates a win on his fathers big day as it has now been 5 years since he made his own debut. The 23 year old looks to begin to take bigger steps forward in his career as a pro-wrestler.
(3) Yoshiaki Fujiwara (Fujinami-gumi) & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (ZERO1) vs. The Great Kabuki (FREE) & Shinjiro Otani (ZERO1)
Winner: Otani (11:14) following a Kasegiri Chop on Takaiwa.
(4) Mitsuya Nagai & KENSO (NEW) vs. Yoshihiro Takayama & Takumi Sano (both FREE)
Winner: Nagai (13:36) following a Hyper Knee Kuuga on Sano.
(5) Fujinami 45th Anniversary 6 Man Tag Match: Tatsumi Fujinami, Riki Choshu (FREE) & Shiro Koshinaka (FREE) vs. Vader, Keiji Mutoh (W-1) & AKIRA (FREE)
Winner: Fujinami (13:09) with a Dragon Sleeper on AKIRA.

~ Following the match, Antonio Inoki, Akira Maeda and Kengo Kimura also came into the ring to honor Fujinami’s career achievement.

~ Also after the match, reportedly Vader passed out for a moment, notably he took a big drop during the match, he was helped at ringside by AKIRA and others as he regained consciousness. He left the hall before Fujinami closed out the show with a speech. Though it is worth noting that Vader walked out on his own two feet, so may not be too severe.
(Not too sure on what the situation may be at this time. Though we will see once more details arise. Or if just continues the rest of the tour as normal.)

~ Fujinami thanked everyone for coming out and helping him celebrate these last 45 years in the ring.



DRADITION “Tatsumi Fujinami 45th Anniversary Tour in FUKUOKA”, 4/22/2017 [Sat] 16:00 @ Hakata StarLanes in Fukuoka

(1) Noboyuki Kurashima vs. Ryuta Hasumi
(2) Junji Tanaka vs. Kodai Nozaki (Kyushu Pro)
(3) Kyushu Pro Offer Match: Ryota Chikuzen & Hitamaru Sasaki vs. Asosan & Naoki Sakurajima
(4) Super Tiger vs. LEONA
(5) Mitsuya Nagai & Black Tiger vs. The Great Kabuki & The Bodyguard
(6) Fujinami 45th Anniversary 6 Man Tag Match: Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. Vader, Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Takuma Sano

DRADITION “Tatsumi Fujinami 45th Anniversary in OSAKA”, 4/23/2017 [Sun] 15:30 @ EDION Arena Osaka, 2nd Arena

(1) LEONA vs. Ryuta Hasumi
(2) Super Tiger & Noboyuki Kurashima vs. Takaku Fuke & Hideaki Sumi
(3) The Bodyguard & Tomohiko Hashimoto vs. Magnitude Kishiwada & Cooger
(4) Koji Kanemoto vs. Super Delfin
(5) Mitsuya Nagai & Black Tiger vs. The Great Kabuki & Masakatsu Funaki

(6) Fujinami 45th Anniversary 6 Man Tag Match: Tatsumi Fujinami, Riki Choshu & Vader vs. Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Shiro Koshinaka & Takuma Sano

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