New Japan 7/6 Results

7/6 – Korakuen Hall drawing 2,025 fans (WPW)
1. Taichi Ishikari beat Mitsuhide Hirasawa in 7:23 with a cross kneelock.
2. Gedo/Jado/Jushin Thunder Liger/Prince Devitt defeated Tetsuya Naito/El Samurai/Yujiro Takahashi/Tiger Mask IV in 10:37 when Devitt used the Prince’s Lawn on TM IV.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Toru Yano beat Takashi Iizuka & Riki Choshu in 7:39 when Yano used a schoolboy on Iizuka.
4. Masahiro Chono/Orlando Jordan/Milano Collection AT defeated Tomoaki Honma/Tomohiro Ishii/Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 10:11 when Chono used the Shining Yakuza Kick on Honma.
5. Giant Bernard/Shinsuke Nakamura/Travis Tomko beat Manabu Nakanishi/Hiroshi Tanahashi/Naofumi Yamamoto in 14:16 when Nakamura used the Landslide on Yamamoto. Daisuke Sekimoto did commentary for the match and of course got in the ring after the match and brawled with Nakanishi.
6. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles: Dick Togo & TAKA Michinoku defeated Wataru Inoue & Koji Kanemoto in 11:40 when TAKA used the Michinoku Driver II on Inoue to retain their titles. Inoue was angry after the match because he just can’t seem to win the important matches.
7. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Ryusuke Taguchi beat Minoru Tanaka in 18:47 to win the title.
8. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Yuji Nagata defeated Togi Makabe in 19:31 with a backdrop suplex. Both men bled buckets here with Makabe’s blond hair turning red. Nagata was asked after the match about Kurt Angle winning Brock Lesnar’s IWGP Heavyweight Title belt last week for IGF and he said that Angle is his friend and he knows they can get a match made to unify those titles making it one again. Nagata said that he knows it will be tough considering the politics involved but it’s for the best for the sport so it must be done.

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