All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2014 Champion Carnival ~Opener” , 4/13/2014 [Sun] 15:00 @ Shibuya Bellesalle Garden in Tokyo
611 Spectators (overcrowded)
(1) Naoya Nomura vs. Ryuji Hijikata [FREE]
◆Winner: Hijikata (8:51) with a Wakigatame.
(2) Yoshinobu Kanemaru & SUSHI vs. Kenichiro Arai & K-ness. [both DG]
◆Winner: K-ness. (11:25) following the Manhattan Drop of K-ness. on SUSHI.
(3) Osamu Nishimura [FREE] & Ultimo Dragon [Toryumon MEXICO] vs. Mitsuya Nagai [DRADITION] & Takeshi Minamino [Toryumon MEXICO/Toneri Family]
◆Winner: Dragon (9:57) following an Asai DDT on Minamino.
(4) Kento Miyahara & Kotaro Suzuki vs. Kendo Kashin [FREE] & Atsushi Aoki
◆Winner: Miyahara (10:41) with a School Boy on Aoki.
~ Kotaro made a challenge for SUSHI’s GAORA TV belt.
(5) Akebono & Yutaka Yoshie [FREE] vs. Joe Doering & Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION]
◆Winner: Akebono (10:37) with a Running Body Press on Hikaru.
(6) 2014 Champion Carnival B Block Match: Jun Akiyama vs. Zeus
◆Winner: Akiyama (15:27) via Referee Stop, Front Neck Lock.
~ Akiyama with a strong start and he stated that he will not “hold back” for the rest of the tournament.
~ Zeus stated that he was caught off guard, but he aims to continue to showcase his strength advantage.
(7) 2014 Champion Carnival B Block Match: Go Shiozaki vs. KENSO
◆Winner: Shiozaki (13:55) following a Short Range Gowan Lariat.
~ Shiozaki stated that he “will not stop” and aims to run through everyone in the Carnival and win.
(8) 2014 Champion Carnival A Block Match: Suwama vs. Takao Omori
◆Winner: Suwama (24:55) following the Last Ride.
~ Suwama stated that he will indeed win this years Carnival, making it the first time he has won in 6 years.
~ Jun Akiyama [1 Win = 2 Points]
~ Go Shiozaki [1 Win = 2 Points]
~ KENSO [1 Loss = 0 Points]
~ Zeus [1 Loss = 0 Points]
~ Joe Doering 
~ Yutaka Yoshie 
AJPW Event Cards for March & April 2014
AJPW – 2014 Champion Carnival – Talent & Matches Listing