All Japan [Akiyama/Funaki], Yokohama Big Fireworks [Akebono/Onita] & DDT results for August 26, 2012
AJP “40th Anniversary Year SUMMER IMPACT 2012″, 8/26/2012 [Sun] 17:00 @ Ota City General Gymnasium in Tokyo
(1) All Japan 40th Anniversary Battle Royal:
~ Participants: KENSO, Ryota Hama, Masanobu Fuchi, Shuji Kondo, Yasufumi Nakanoueno, Masao Inoue, SUSHI, MAZADA & Andy Woo and The Great Kabuki
◆Winner: Kabuki (11:25) following a Super Kick to Hama.
~ Exit Order: KENSO, Woo, SUSHI, MAZADA, Nakanoueno, Kondo, Inoue, Fuchi ….
(2) Shiryu 20th Anniversary Special Six Man Tag Match: Shiryu, The Great Sasuke & MEN’S Teioh vs. Jinsei Shinzaki, TAKA Michinoku & Yone Genjin
◆Winner: Sasuke (8:20) over Genjin.
(3) Seiya Sanada vs. Joe Doering
◆Winner: Doering (8:02) with the Revolution Bomb.
~ Tomoaki Honma appeared after the match, and Kazushi Miyamoto did as well and attacked Seiya Sanada!
~ Honma and Miyamoto return to All Japan in force, and could this be the makings of the new heel unit?
(4) Suwama vs. KAI
◆Winner: Suwama (11:52) following the Last Ride.
~ Suwama made the appeal that he wants to face the Triple Crown winner.
~ KAI showed intensity in the match, but fell short to the former Triple Crown champion. What’s next for KAI in his goal to push himself to a new level?
(5) World Tag Team Championship Match: Takao Omori & Manabu Soya [Champions] vs. Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi [Challengers]
◆Winner: Manabu (20:43) following the Wild Bomber to Okabayashi.
~2nd Successful Defense.
~ Manabu finally proves himself the stronger man over the Strong BJ duo.
(6) World Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match: Hiroshi Yamato [Champion] vs Minoru Tanaka [Challenger]
◆Winner: Yamato (21:48) with the Cross Arm Suplex Hold.
~ 1st Defense
~ Hikaru Sato expressed the next challenge.
(7) Kaz Hayashi 20th Anniversary Special Tag Match: Kaz Hayashi & Satoshi Kojima vs. Keiji Muto & Jimmy Yang
◆Winner: Hayashi (20:02) over Yang, following a Lariat from Kojima the Power Plant from Hayashi.
~ KojiKazu victorious for Hayashi’s 20th Anniversary.
(8) Triple Crown Championship Match: [44th Champion] Jun Akiyama vs. [Challenger] Masakatsu Funaki
◆Winner: Funaki (4:37) following a high kick and then the Hybrid Blaster.
~Akiyama falls on his 5th Defense. Funaki becomes the 45th Champion.
~ Funaki was said to have been on a mission coming into this match, and he completed the goal of bringing the San-kan heavy belt back to All Japan. From the looks of the match it seems that Funaki was in dominating mode. He smashed Akiyama with palm strikes, and shocked everyone in attendance by beating the champion in under 5 minutes! What’s next for Funaki, early signs point to Suwama as the next challenger.
Yokohama Big Fireworks “Yokohama Dai Hanabi”, 8/26/2012 [Sun] 13:00 @ Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Kanagawa
(1) Ryoji Sai & Yoshikazu Yokoyama vs. Tomoaki Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto
◆Winner: Honma () following the Kokeshi to Yokoyama.
(2) KAMIKAZE & Hideki Hosaka vs. Ichiro Yaguchi & Kazuhiko Matsuzaki
◆Winner: Hosaka () following a Death Valley Driver on Matsuzaki.
(3) Tenkaichi Jr. 2012 Special: Sean Guinness, Frank David, Craig Classic & Jason New vs. Robbie Eagles, Johnny Vandal, S.P.I. & Jo Kyungho
◆Winner: Guinness () with a 450° Splash on Kyungho.
(4) Yusaku Obata & Jay Coffey vs. James Raideen & Shito Ueda
◆Winner: Ueda () following a Lariat to Coffey.
(5) NWA International Lightweight Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Jimmy Susumu & Jimmy Kagetora [Dragon Gate] vs. [Challengers] Takuya Sugawara & Mineo Fujita
◆Winner: Sugawara () following the Shisanputa to Kagetora.
~ Sugawara & Mineo reclaim the belts, and once again Sugawara pretty much owns the ZERO1 Jr. division with holding all the belts.
(6) Shinjiro Otani & Daichi Hashimoto vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa [free] & Tomohiro Ishii [NJPW/CHAOS]
◆Winner: Takaiwa () following the Death Valley Bomb on Daichi.
(7) ZERO1 vs. NOAH: Masato Tanaka, Kohei Sato & Ikuto Hidaka vs. Takeshi Morishima, Naomichi Marufuji & Super Crazy
◆Winner: Crazy () with the Michinoku Driver II on Hidaka.
(8) No Rope Barbed-Wire Barricade Mat Double Hell Megaton Electric Blast Deathmatch: Akebono [64th Sumo Grand Champion] vs. Atsushi Onita [Jado]
◆Winner: Akebono () with a Body Press.
~ Following the match Onita blasted Akebono with a fire ball in the face.
DDT “DDT48 General Election 2012″, 8/26/2012 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(0) Violent Royal Rumble: Makoto Oishi vs. Choun Shiryu vs. Tomomitsu Matsunaga vs. Kiai Ryuuken Ecchan vs. Shoichi Uchida vs. Goro Jr. vs. Saint Seiya
◆Winner: DRAW (9:07) time expired at 11:55, due to show to begin.
(1) Tetsuya Endo & Konosuke Takeshita vs. Hiroshi Fukuda & Taichi Kozato
◆Winner: Endo (4:09) with a Moonsault Press on Fukuda.
(2) Cherry vs. NOZOMI
◆Winner: Cherry (3:50) with the Cherryton Bomb.
(3) Kengo Ohka Trial – Handicap Match: Kengo “Mashimo” Ohka & Mio Shirai vs. Michael Nakazawa, Gorgeous Matsuno, Hideki Shiota, Gota Ihashi & Batten Tamagawa
◆Winner: Ohka (6:30) following the Spear to Tamagawa.
(4) KUDO & Akito vs. Isami Kodaka & Yukio Sakaguchi
◆Winner: Kodaka (7:12) with a Sasorigatame (Scorpion Deathlock) on Akito.
(5) MIKAMI vs. E.YOSHIHIKO
◆Winner: MIKAMI (7:26) with a School Boy.
(6) KO-D Tag Contendership Triple Threat Match: Yasu Urano & Antonio Honda vs. Masa Takanashi & Hoshitango vs. Ken Ohka & Seiya Morohashi
◆Winner: Honda (6:30) following a Diving Fist Drop to Ohka.
(7) Falls Count Anywhere Match: Sanshiro Takagi vs. Yuji Hino
◆Winner: DRAW (10:00) Time Expired.
(8) Danshoku Dino vs. DJ Nira
◆Winner: Nira (5:17) with the La Magistral.
(9) Keisuke Ishii vs. Takao Soma
◆Winner: Ishii (7:42) following the Kneel Kick.
(10) Kota Ibushi & Daisuke Sasaki vs. HARASHIMA & Hikaru Sato
◆Winner: HARASHIMA (12:47) following the Somato to Sasaki.
(11) DDT Extreme Championship Match: [19th Champion] Shuji Ishikawa vs. [Challenger] Shigehiro Irie
◆Winner: Ishikawa (13:56) with the Splash Mountain.
~ 1st Successful Defense.