Pro Wrestling NOAH “GREAT VOYAGE 2014 in Tokyo”, 3/8/2014 [Sat] 17:00 @ Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo
(1) NOAH vs DIAMOND RING: Hitoshi Kumano vs. Mitsuhiro Kitamiya
◆Winner: Kitamiya (3:49) with a Modified La Magistral.
~ If you missed the news earlier this week, Kitamiya will be joining Pro Wrestling Noah full-time come April.
(2) 3WAY Match: Super Crazy vs. Jonah Rock vs. Xtra Large
◆Winner: Crazy (4:08) following the Crazy Driver on Large.
~ Match was changed to a 3WAY, not sure what kind of injury Pesadilla may have suffered.
GLOBAL TAG LEAGUE 2014 Teams Announced!
KENTA & Yoshihiro Takayama [NO MERCY / 2013 Winners]
Takeshi Morishima & Maybach Taniguchi [Chokibogun]
Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste [TMDK]
Chris Hero & Colt Cabana [America Team]
Naomichi Marufuji & Katsuhiko Nakajima [BRAVE]
Muhammed Yone & Daisuke Ikeda [BATI-BATI Spirits]
Takashi Sugiura & Masato Tanaka [Dangan Yankees]
7 teams has been announced and it appears this year will be a round-robin style tournament. No blocks, everyone will face each other.
(3) Takuma Sano’s 30th Anniversary Debut Match: Takuma Sano [Free] & Jushin Thunder Liger [NJPW] vs. Yoshihiro Takayama [Takayama Hall] & Genba Hirayanagi
◆Winner: Sano (9:37) following the Northern Light Bomb on Genba.
(4) BRAVE vs CHAOS Special 6 Man Tag Match: Muhammed Yone, Katsuhiko Nakajima & Atsushi Kotoge vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Yone (11:12) via foul, Yano with a chair.
(5) GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Championship Match: [19th Champions] Yoshinari Ogawa & Zack Sabre Jr. vs. [Challengers] Kenou [Michinoku] & Hajime Ohara [Free]
◆Winner: Sabre (15:34) with the Jim Breaks Armbar on Ohara.
~ Champions 1st successful title defense.
~ Sabre withstood the cheap tactics of Kenou and Ohara to eventually lock in the submissiion victory win and solidify his team as the rightful champions.
(6) GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [26th Champion] Taiji Ishimori vs. [Challenger] Daisuke Harada
◆Winner: Harada (18:41) with the Katayama German Suplex Hold.
~ Champion falls on his 11th title defense. Harada becomes the 27th generation champion.
~ Harada made his previous statement clear that he has counters for Ishimori’s latest moves, and countered the Kaze Muso with a knee strike… which then led to the setup of the Katayama German.
(7) Beyond The Border Special Tag Match: Naomichi Marufuji & Tetsuya Naito vs. KENTA & Masato Tanaka
◆Winner: DRAW (30:00) Time Expired.
(8) GHC Heavyweight Tag Championship Match: [30th Champions] “Chokibogun” Takeshi Morishima & Maybach Taniguchi vs. [Challengers] “TMDK” Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste
◆Winner: Taniguchi (13:52) with the Maybach Bomb on Nicholls.
~ 1st successful title defense.
(9) GHC Heavyweight Championship Match: [21st Champion] Yuji Nagata vs. [Challenger] Takashi Sugiura
◆Winner: Nagata (26:32) with the Backdrop Hold.
~ 2nd successful title defense.
~ Maybach Taniguchi attacked Nagata after the match with the sasumata. Maybach stood over the champion.
NOAH Event Cards for March & April 2014