All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2017 Super Power Series”, 5/16/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @ Nagano Arcs
(1) Koji Iwamoto vs. Yusuke Okada
♦Winner: Iwamoto (8:55) with the Koko no Geijutsu.
(2) Yohei Nakajima vs. Hikaru Sato (Pancrase MISSION)
♦Winner: DRAW (20:00) Time Expired.
~ Yohei manages to go the distance with the reigning World Junior champion. Yohei looks to get a shot at the belt and this could indeed put him in line if Hikaru can defend against Black Tiger VII on the 21st.
(3) GAORA TV Prelude: Jun Akiyama, Ultimo Dragon & Atsushi Maruyama (FREE) vs. Mitsuya Nagai (DRADITION), Takeshi Minamino (FREE) & Shin Black Tiger (FREE)
♦Winner: Dragon (12:41) with a La Magistral on Shin Black Tiger.
~ Nagai continues to rile up and get on Akiyama’s bad side. As Akiyama stated that he is going to unleash his angry side come the title defense on the 21st.
(4) Zeus & Rikiya Fudo (Land’s End) vs. KAI & Minoru Tanaka (both FREE)
♦Winner: KAI (10:32) with the Meteor Impact on Fudo.
(5) Joe Doering & Atsushi Aoki vs. Jake Lee & Naoya Nomura
♦Winner: Doering (11:42) with the Revolution Bomb on Nomura.
~ Lee could not stand to suffering the loss, as he stated that he wants to claim his revenge at the Korakuen show on the 21st.
(6) Kento Miyahara & Yuma Aoyagi vs. Takao Omori & Shuji Ishikawa (FREE)
♦Winner: Omori (16:36) following the Axe Bomber on Aoyagi.
~ Ishikawa now celebrates three wins in a row over Miyahara’s team, as the TC challenger declared that he is aiming to have the total control heading into the title match.
~ During a backstage interview, Omori addressed an email from Black Tiger VII saying that he is still waiting for an approval to join the promotion. In which Director Omori has flat-out denied the request.