All Japan Pro-Wrestling ” Shinkiba Show ~ GROWIN’ UP vol.5″, 8/3/2017 [Thu] 19:00 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo
362 Spectators (overcrowded)
(1) Yohei Nakajima & Taishi Takizawa (K-DOJO) vs. Massimo & Danny Jones
◆Winner: Massimo (10:37) following a Sitdown style Chokeslam on Yohei.
(2) Joshi Offer Match: Sumire Natsu & Saori Anno vs. Miyuki Takase & Saki
◆Winner: Anno (9:18) with a Fisherman Suplex Hold on Takase.
(3) TAJIRI (FREE) vs. Atsushi Maruyama (FREE)
◆Winner: TAJIRI (8:17) following a Buzzsaw Kick.
~ Black Tiger VII did indeed appear at the show as he called out for the Asia Tag match at Ryogoky at the end of this month. He then announced his partner to be TAKA Michinoku, who also came out to the ring. TAKA aims to achieve a title acquisition to further celebrate his 25th anniversary as a pro-wrestler.
(4) Atsushi Aoki & Yusuke Okada vs. Kotaro Suzuki & Keiichi Sato (both FREE)
◆Winner: Aoki (12:07) with a Boston Crab on Keiichi.
~ Kotaro made it known that he wants the open spot, made by Jake Lee being out with a knee injury, in the upcoming “Oudou Tournament”. As he wants to challenge his former ally Aoki in a singles match.
(5) Suwama vs. Hikaru Sato (Pancrase MISSION)
◆Winner: Suwama (7:43) with the Manriki Sleeper.
~ Following Doering’s split from Evolution, Hikaru as well hinted that he needs a break from the group.
(6) Jun Akiyama, Shuji Ishikawa (FREE), Takao Omori & KAI (FREE) vs. Kento Miyahara, Naoya Nomura, Yuma Aoyagi & Koji Iwamoto
◆Winner: KAI (21:39) with the Meteor Impact on Iwamoto.
~ KAI made the direct bid to be Nomura’s partner for the World Tag challenge at Ryogoku. Both had similar setback’s as World Tag Champions with both of their then teammates suffering knee injuries and cutting their reigns short.