NJPW New Japan Pro Wrestling (2001)

NJPW “DREAM * WIN”, 12/23/01 (SXW) (Details)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,904 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:17) with a crab hold.
2. Katsuyori Shibata vs. El Samurai (8:14) with a Dragon suplex hold.
3. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Masayuki Naruse (8:40) with a backfist.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Katsushi Takemura (10:35) with a shotei.
5. Osamu Nishimura vs. Minoru Tanaka went to a draw (15:00) when the time limit expired.
6. Satoshi Kojima vs. Wataru Inoue (11:07) with a lariat.
7. Kazunari Murakami vs. Kenzo Suzuki (3:51) by referee stop.
8. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Masahito Kakihara (0:32) with a grounded headlock.
9. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:42) with an Argentine backbreaker.

NJPW, 12/11/01 (PPV/WPW)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
6,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Giant Singh & Hiro Saito vs. Rob Rage & El Samurai (4:03) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Rage.
2. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Wataru Inoue & Katsushi Takemura (11:46) when Kakihara
used a cross kneelock on Shibata.
3. Scott Norton, Super J & Giant Silva vs. Osamu Nishimura, Yutaka Yoshie & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:23) when J used a diving lariat on
Serjbudee.
4. G1 Tag League – Semi Finalist Decision Match: Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine (14:40) when Nagata
used the Nagata Lock II on Devine.
5. Hiroshi Hase & Taiyo Kea vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (16:44) when Hase used a Northern Light suplex hold on Tanahashi.
6. G1 Tag League – Semi Final: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi (17:25) when Kojima used a lariat
on Nakanishi.
7. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin, Minoru Tanaka & Black Tiger vs. Koji Kanemoto, Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (17:22) when Tanaka
used the Minoru Special II on Gedo.
8. Triple Crown: Keiji Muto © vs. Tatsumi Fujinami (15:32) with the Shining Wizard (4th defense).
9. G1 Tag League – Final: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Mike Barton & Jim Steele (24:02) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on
Steele.

NJPW, 12/9/01
Tex Port Imabari
2,200 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. El Samurai vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:04) with a chickenwing armlock.
2. Rob Rage vs. Tatsutoshi Goto (7:38) with a shoulder buster.
3. Minoru Tanaka, Masayuki Naruse & Masahito Kakihara vs. Gran Naniwa, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (12:30) when Kakihara
used the Kaki Cutter on Inoue.
4. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger vs. Jado & GOKU-DO (9:15) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on GOKU-DO.
5. Giant Singh & Gedo vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Katsushi Takemura (5:42) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Takemura.
6. G1 Tag League: Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [8] vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [4] (15:48) when Nagata used a backdrop
hold on Suzuki.
7. G1 Tag League: Mike Barton & Jim Steele [9] vs. Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [6] (11:44) when Barton pinned Chono.
8. G1 Tag League: Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [8] vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [6] (2:36) when Sasaki used a cross
armbreaker on Nishimura.
9. G1 Tag League: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [8] vs. Scott Norton & Super J [7] (15:32) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on J.

NJPW, 12/8/01 (ISM)
Tokushima Municipal Gymnasium
2,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:33) with a crab hold.
2. Kendo Kashin, Black Tiger & Wataru Inoue vs. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa (12:02) when Inoue used the
Triangle Lancer on Naniwa.
3. Jado & Gedo vs. Minoru Tanaka & Katsuyori Shibata (14:00) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Shibata.
4. Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie (7:13) with a backdrop suplex.
5. Giant Singh & GOKU-DO vs. Rob Rage & El Samurai (8:29) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Rage.
6. G1 Tag League: Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [4] vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [6] (19:10) when Tanahashi used a
German suplex hold on Liger.
7. G1 Tag League: Scott Norton & Super J [7] vs. Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [6] (10:35) when Norton used a powerbomb on Chono.
8. G1 Tag League: Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [6] vs. Mike Barton & Jim Steele [7] (18:44) when Nakanishi used an Argentine
backbreaker on Steele.
9. G1 Tag League: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [6] vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [6] (14:28) when Kojima used a lariat on
Devine.

NJPW, 12/7/01 (WPW)
Hiroshima Sun Plaza
4,600 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (12:12) when Shibata used a grounded headlock on
Takemura.
2. Rob Rage vs. Hiro Saito (7:44) with a shoulder buster.
3. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger vs. El Samurai & Masayuki Naruse (11:34) when Tiger used a Death Valley bomb on Samurai.
4. Minoru Tanaka, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (16:29) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special II on
Jado.
5. Giant Singh vs. Yutaka Yoshie (2:20) with a Giant bomb.
6. G1 Tag League: Scott Norton & Super J [5] vs. Mike Barton & Jim Steele [7] went to a draw (30:00) when the time limit expired.
7. G1 Tag League: Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [6] vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] (15:33) when Devine used a double-arm
screw suplex on Tanahashi.
8. G1 Tag League: Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [6] vs. Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [6] (12:16) when Nishimura used a
ground Cobra Twist on Chono.
9. G1 Tag League: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [4] vs. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [4] (18:11) when Tenzan used the TTD on
Nakanishi.

NJPW, 12/3/01 (NJTV Internet)
Fukui City Gymnasium
2,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Rob Rage vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:27) with a shoulder buster.
2. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Katsuyori Shibata (8:36) when Hiro used a diving senton on Shibata.
3. Kendo Kashin, El Samurai & Black Tiger vs. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa (12:28) when Samurai used a
chickenwing armlock on Naniwa.
4. Jado & Gedo vs. Minoru Tanaka & Wataru Inoue (14:26) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Inoue.
5. G1 Tag League: Mike Barton & Jim Steele [6] vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [4] (20:16) when Barton used the Barton
buster on Liger.
6. G1 Tag League: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [2] vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] (13:04) when Kojima used a lariat on
Tanahashi.
7. G1 Tag League: Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [4] vs. Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [6] (12:00) when Silva was counted out.
8. G1 Tag League: Scott Norton & Super J [4] vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [4] (10:31) when Norton used a powerbomb on Devine.

NJPW, 12/2/01 (WPW)
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
9,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Rob Rage (8:54) with a reverse figure-four leglock.
2. El Samurai, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa (15:57) when Shibata used a
Dragon suplex hold on Kakihara.
3. Tatsumi Fujinami & Minoru Tanaka vs. Tatsutoshi Goto & GOKU-DO (9:37) when Tanaka used a horizontal cradle on Goto.
4. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jado & Gedo © vs. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger (7:40) when Gedo used a Superfly splash on
Kashin (4th defense).
5. G1 Tag League: Mike Barton & Jim Steele [4] vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] (16:50) when Steele used the Turbo Drop II on
Tanahashi.
6. G1 Tag League: Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [4] vs. Scott Norton & Super J [2] (14:09) when Nishimura used a ground
Cobra Twist on J.
7. G1 Tag League: Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [6] vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [0] (12:54) when Chono pinned Tenzan after a
union sky high lariat.
8. G1 Tag League: Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [4] vs. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [2] (14:59) when Sasaki used a grounded
headlock on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 12/1/01 (ISM)
Takasago City Gymnasium
1,700 Fans

1. Yutaka Yoshie & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee vs. Rob Rage & Wataru Inoue (10:43) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on Inoue.
2. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger vs. Minoru Tanaka & Katsuyori Shibata (11:46) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Shibata.
3. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO vs. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa (13:41) when Gedo used the Complete Shot on
Naniwa.
4. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & El Samurai (11:14) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Samurai.
5. G1 Tag League: Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [4] vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] (12:49) when Chono used a piledriver on
Suzuki.
6. G1 Tag League: Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [2] vs. Mike Barton & Jim Steele [2] (13:19) when Sasaki used a cross armbreaker on
Steele.
7. G1 Tag League: Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [2] vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [0] (25:57) when Liger used a shotei
on Tenzan.
8. G1 Tag League: Scott Norton & Super J [2] vs. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [2] (12:41) when Norton used a powerbomb on
Nagata.

NJPW, 11/30/01 (WPW)
Kyoto City Gymnasium
5,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Katsushi Takemura vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:06) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Masayuki Naruse, Masahito Kakihara & Wataru Inoue vs. Minoru Tanaka, Gran Naniwa & Katsuyori Shibata (11:39) when Inoue used
the Triangle Lancer on Shibata.
3. Kendo Kashin, El Samurai & Black Tiger vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (9:37) when Tiger used a moonsault press on Gedo.
4. Tatsumi Fujinami & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:12) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Goto.
5. G1 Tag League: Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi [2] vs. Scott Norton & Super J [0] (6:51) when Suzuki used a horizontal cradle on J.
6. G1 Tag League: Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi [2] vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger [0] (15:42) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Nishimura.
7. G1 Tag League: Masahiro Chono & Giant Silva [2] vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine [0] (11:34) when Silva used a Giant press on
Devine.
8. G1 Tag League: Mike Barton & Jim Steele [2] vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima [0] (17:33) when Barton used the Barton buster on
Kojima.

NJPW, 11/26/01 (SXW)
Fujimi Municipal Citizen Gymnasium
2,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:31) with a backfist.
2. Black Tiger vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:02) with a Death Valley bomb.
3. G1 Jr. 6 Man Tag Team Tournament – Semi Final: Minoru Tanaka, Masayuki Naruse & Masahito Kakihara vs. Kendo Kashin, Katsuyori
Shibata & Wataru Inoue (13:49) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special II on Shibata.
4. G1 Jr. 6 Man Tag Team Tournament – Semi Final: Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Gran Naniwa (8:56)
when Gedo used the Gedo clutch on Samurai.
5. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage (13:35) when Sasaki used a cross armbreaker on Rage.
6. 2/3 Falls: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Hiro Saito &
Tatsutoshi Goto (18:29). Hiro used a senton bomb on Suzuki (1:23). Suzuki used a crab hold on Hiro (4:09). Nagata used the Nagata Lock II
on Goto (12:57).
7. G1 Jr. 6 Man Tag Team Tournament – Final: Minoru Tanaka, Masayuki Naruse & Masahito Kakihara vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO
(16:44) when Kakihara used a cross armbreaker on GOKU-DO.

NJPW, 11/25/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,908 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. GOKU-DO vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:14) with the Complete Shot.
2. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:31) with a spear.
3. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Rob Rage (11:19) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Yoshie.
4. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger vs. Masayuki Naruse & Gran Naniwa (7:54) when Tiger used a Death Valley bomb on Naniwa.
5. Minoru Tanaka & Masahito Kakihara vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (12:24) when Kakihara used a cross armbreaker on Shibata.
6. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi (12:19) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Tanahashi.
7. Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (16:59) when Nakanishi used an armlock on Kojima.
8. G1 Jr. Tag League – Final: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Jado & Gedo (21:10) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on
Jado.

NJPW, 11/24/01
Fujisawa City Akiba Bunka Gymnasium
3,000 Fans

1. Rob Rage vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:25) with a shoulder buster.
2. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & GOKU-DO vs. Osamu Nishimura, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (15:03) when Goto used a
backdrop suplex on Serjbudee.
3. G1 Jr. Tag League: Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger [4] vs. Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa [4] (8:05) when Kashin used a cross
armbreaker on Naniwa.
4. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jado & Gedo [7] vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue [2] (14:25) by referee stop (Jado vs. Inoue).
5. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai [7] vs. Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse [6] (16:40) when Liger used a
brainbuster on Naruse.
6. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (12:26) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Suzuki.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (18:59) when Kojima used a lariat on Yoshie.

NJPW, 11/23/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,883 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Katsushi Takemura (9:01) when Hiro used a senton bomb on Takemura.
2. Dan Devine vs. GOKU-DO (6:23) with a double-arm screw suplex.
3. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Osamu Nishimura & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (17:31) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on
Serjbudee.
4. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jado & Gedo [5] vs. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger [2] (9:18) when Kashin was DQ’d.
5. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Rob Rage (4:23) with a cross armbreaker.
6. G1 Jr. Tag League: Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa [4] vs. Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse [6] (15:50) when Kakihara used the
Kaki Cutter on Tanaka.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi (20:07) when Tenzan used the TTD on Tanahashi.
8. G1 Jr. Tag League: Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue [2] vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai [5] (14:46) when Inoue used the Triangle
Lancer on Liger.

NJPW, 11/18/01
Ina Labor Welfare Center
2,100 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee vs. Katsushi Takemura (4:20) with a Mongol slam hold.
2. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tatsutoshi Goto & GOKU-DO (10:50) when Tanahashi used a half-hatch suplex hold on GOKU-
DO.
3. G1 Jr. Tag League: Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse [6] vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue [0] (6:29) when Tanaka used a cross
kneelock on Inoue.
4. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jado & Gedo [3] vs. Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa [2] (12:12) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on
Naniwa.
5. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Rob Rage (12:11) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Yoshie.
6. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai [5] vs. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger [2] (13:14) when Samurai pinned Tiger.
7. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (16:58) when Nishimura used a
ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.

NJPW, 11/17/01
Takaoka Citizen Gymnasium
2,000 Fans

1. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:55) with a Cobra Twist.
2. Hiro Saito & GOKU-DO vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (12:33) when GOKU-DO used the Complete Shot on Serjbudee.
3. G1 Jr. Tag League: Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger [2] vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue [0] (14:07) when Tiger used a Death Valley
bomb on Inoue.
4. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Rob Rage & Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:32) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Tanahashi.
5. G1 Jr. Tag League: Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse [4] vs. Jado & Gedo [1] (15:36) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Jado.
6. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai [3] vs. Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa [2] (17:10) when Samurai used a
chickenwing armlock on Naniwa.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (14:51) when Goto used a
backdrop suplex on Suzuki.

NJPW, 11/16/01 (WPW)
Ishikawa Industrial Exhibition Hall #4
3,800 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:06) with a crab hold.
2. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Kenzo Suzuki (8:07) when Hiro used a senton bomb on Yoshie.
3. G1 Jr. Tag League: Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa [2] vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue [0] (10:42) when Naniwa used Clutch
The Naniwa on Shibata.
4. G1 Jr. Tag League: Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse [2] vs. Kendo Kashin & Black Tiger [0] (10:04) when Tanaka used a backslide on
Kashin.
5. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Yuji Nagata & Rob Rage (12:52) when Devine used a sleeper hold on Rage.
6. Tatsumi Fujinami, Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & GOKU-DO (18:18) when Fujinami
used a reverse cradle on Tenzan.
7. G1 Jr. Tag League: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai [1] vs. Jado & Gedo [1] went to a draw (30:00) when the time limit expired.

NJPW “OSAMU KIDO RETIREMENT SHOW”, 11/2/01 (WPW) (Details)
Yokohama Bunka Gymnasium
4,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Kendo Kashin vs. Katsushi Takemura (2:24) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Masahito Kakihara & Gran Naniwa vs. El Samurai & Masayuki Naruse (13:26) when Kakihara used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
3. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (14:04) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on
Suzuki.
4. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Osamu Nishimura (6:25) with a cross armbreaker.
5. Osamu Kido Retirement Match: Osamu Kido & Riki Choshu vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura went to a draw (10:00) when the time
limit expired.
6. Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (15:48) when Hiro used a senton bomb on Kojima.
7. Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Yuji Nagata & Minoru Tanaka (15:13) when Liger used a brainbuster on Tanaka.

NJPW “FIGHTING DESTINATION IN FUKUOKA”, 10/28/01 (PPV/WPW)
Fukuoka International Center
7,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Handicap Match: Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. Wataru Inoue, Katsushi Takemura & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (3:33) when Singh used a
Giant bomb on Takemura.
2. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Masayuki Naruse vs. Jado, GOKU-DO & Chris Candido (10:29) when Samurai used a chickenwing
armlock on Candido.
3. Scott Norton & Super J vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Dan Devine (9:18) when Norton used a powerbomb on Yoshie.
4. Minoru Tanaka vs. Masahito Kakihara (8:33) with a cross armbreaker.
5. Kazunari Murakami vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (5:01) by KO.
6. SKY PerfecTV! Cup – Semi Final: Yuji Nagata vs. Tadao Yasuda (8:31) with a cross armbreaker.
7. SKY PerfecTV! Cup – Semi Final: Kensuke Sasaki vs. Manabu Nakanishi (6:21) with a cross armbreaker.
8. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Kendo Kashin © vs. Katsuyori Shibata (3:25) with a chickenwing facelock (1st defense).
9. Riki Choshu, Osamu Kido & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & AKIRA (7:48) when Kido used a wakigatame on AKIRA.
10. Masahiro Chono & Mike Rotundo vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (18:00) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Tenzan.
11. IWGP Tag Team Title & AJPW World Tag Team Title: Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea © vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura © (23:47)
when Muto used the Shining Wizard on Nishimura (1st defense) to become the 42nd IWGP Tag Team Champions.
12. SKY PerfecTV! Cup – Final: Kensuke Sasaki vs. Yuji Nagata (12:17) with a grounded headlock.

NJPW, 10/27/01
Sasebo Sports Bunka Hall
1,800 Fans

1. Hiro Saito vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (7:40) with a diving senton.
2. Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (8:43) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on Inoue.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger & Masayuki Naruse vs. Jado & GOKU-DO (12:05) when Naruse used a cross armbreaker on GOKU-DO.
4. Handicap Match: Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. El Samurai, Chris Candido & Katsushi Takemura (4:12) when Silva used a Giant press on
Takemura.
5. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Kenzo Suzuki (12:28) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Suzuki.
6. Scott Norton & Super J vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:20) when J used a chokeslam on Tanahashi.
7. Tatsumi Fujinami, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (16:39) when Nishimura used a
Japanese leg roll clutch hold on AKIRA.

NJPW, 10/26/01 (WPW/ISM)
Kumamoto City Gymnasium
3,300 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (6:37) with a grounded headlock.
2. Masayuki Naruse vs. Wataru Inoue (8:06) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger & Kendo Kashin vs. AKIRA & GOKU-DO (11:45) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on GOKU-DO.
4. Giant Singh vs. Chris Candido (3:54) with a Giant bomb.
5. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:20) when Nishimura used a spinning toehold on Tanahashi.
6. Giant Silva vs. Yutaka Yoshie (4:29) with a Giant press.
7. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Scott Norton & Super J (9:33) when Sasaki used a cross armbreaker on J.
8. Riki Choshu, Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (11:54) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Tenzan.
9. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jado & Gedo © vs. El Samurai & Minoru Tanaka (20:41) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO
on Tanaka (3rd defense).

NJPW, 10/24/01
Nakatsu Sports Center
1,300 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:55) with a grounded headlock.
2. Kendo Kashin vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (5:59) with a rolling cradle.
3. El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (15:44) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on GOKU-
DO.
4. Giant Singh & Hiro Saito vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Wataru Inoue (6:54) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Inoue.
5. Giant Silva & Chris Candido vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger (8:54) when Silva used a Giant press on Nishimura.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yuji Nagata & Kenzo Suzuki (13:06) when Tenzan used the TTD on Suzuki.
6. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (13:07) when Sasaki used a cross armbreaker on Kojima.
7. Scott Norton & Super J vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (11:27) when Norton used a lariat on Yoshie.

NJPW, 10/23/01
Strait Messe Shimonoseki
2,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. GOKU-DO vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:12) with a cobra clutch.
2. Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (3:50) with a backdrop suplex.
3. Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (10:19) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Inoue.
4. Jado & Gedo vs. Kendo Kashin & El Samurai (14:01) when Gedo used the Gedo clutch on Samurai.
5. Giant Singh vs. Chris Candido (3:25) with a chokeslam.
6. Osamu Nishimura, Jushin Thunder Liger & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (18:41) when Nishimura used
a ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
7. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (10:00) when Devine used a double-arm screw suplex on Suzuki.
8. Fighting Spirit V 10th Anniversary Match: Kokushi Muso & Hakushi vs. Giant Silva & AKIRA (11:57) when Hakushi used a diving
headbutt on AKIRA.
9. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Super J vs. Riki Choshu, Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:55) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on
Tanahashi.

NJPW, 10/22/01
Matsue City Gymnasium
2,100 Fans

1. Chris Candido vs. Wataru Inoue (6:55) with a diving headbutt.
2. El Samurai vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:30) with an armlock.
3. Super J vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (5:17) with a chokeslam.
4. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO vs. Kendo Kashin, Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse (12:33) when GOKU-DO used a cobra clutch on
Naruse.
5. Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (5:37) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Suzuki.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (16:15) by referee stop (Nakanishi vs. Kojima).
7. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto (7:23) by referee stop (Devine vs. Tenzan).
8. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & AKIRA vs. Yuji Nagata, Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger (15:55) when AKIRA used a
Musasabi press on Nishimura.
NJPW “FOLLOW THE LEGEND IN KOBE”, 10/21/01 (WPW)
Kobe World Hall
6,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Super J vs. Yutaka Yoshie (9:54) with a diving lariat.
2. Kendo Kashin & Masayuki Naruse vs. Chris Candido & GOKU-DO (9:34) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Candido.
3. Masahito Kakihara vs. Wataru Inoue (5:36) with the Kaki Cutter.
4. Elimination Match: Koji Kanemoto, AKIRA, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka & Katsuyori Shibata
(25:58). Gedo used the Gedo clutch on Liger (9:48). AKIRA used a Dragon suplex hold on Samurai (11:23). Shibata used a German suplex
hold on Gedo (15:52). Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on AKIRA (21:16). Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Shibata (23:10). Kanemoto
used a moonsault press on Tanaka (25:58).
5. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Osamu Nishimura (16:32) with a brain claw.
6. Kensuke Sasaki & Dan Devine vs. Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:23) when Devine used a sleeper hold on Tanahashi.
7. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Riki Choshu & Kenzo Suzuki (12:56) when Kea used the Hawaiian Smasher on Suzuki.
8. Elimination Match: Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton, Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Hiro Saito &
Tatsutoshi Goto (22:19). Chono pinned Goto after Norton used a powerslam (0:59). Chono pinned Hiro after Norton used a powerbomb
(3:57). Chono pinned Kojima after Singh used a chokeslam (22:13). Chono pinned Tenzan after Silva used a Giant press (22:19).

NJPW, 10/19/01 (WPW)
Beppu B-Con Plaza
3,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Yutaka Yoshie (0:55) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Dan Devine vs. Katsushi Takemura (0:39) with a sleeper hold.
3. Tatsutoshi Goto & AKIRA vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:31) when AKIRA used a Musasabi press on Serjbudee.
4. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Kendo Kashin & Chris Candido (10:10) when Shibata used a grounded headlock on Candido.
5. El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (15:29) when Samurai used a horizontal cradle on Jado.
6. Scott Norton & Super J vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (12:18) when J used a diving lariat on Kojima.
7. Masahiro Chono, Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (8:38) when Silva used a Giant press on
Suzuki.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura © vs. Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger (24:12) when Fujinami used a
figure-four leglock on Muto (1st defense).

NJPW, 10/18/01
Kagoshima Arena
2,500 Fans

1. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (0:34) with a lariat.
2. Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse vs. Kendo Kashin & Wataru Inoue (10:22) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Inoue.
3. Giant Silva & Hiro Saito vs. Katsushi Takemura & Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (6:01) when Silva used a Giant press on Serjbudee.
4. Giant Singh vs. Yutaka Yoshie (4:08) with a chokeslam.
5. El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka & Chris Candido vs. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (18:33) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on GOKU-DO.
6. Yuji Nagata & Dan Devine vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (15:47) when Devine used a sleeper hold on Tenzan.
7. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Masahiro Chono & AKIRA (17:15) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on AKIRA.
8. Scott Norton & Super J vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (12:28) when Norton used a powerbomb on Suzuki.

NJPW, 10/17/01
Miyazaki City Gymnasium
2,000 Fans

1. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Kenzo Suzuki (0:08) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Hiro Saito vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (7:49) with a diving senton.
3. Kendo Kashin vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:41) with a cross armbreaker.
4. Osamu Nishimura & Dan Devine vs. Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:40) when Devine used a cross armbreaker on Goto.
5. Giant Silva, Giant Singh & AKIRA vs. El Samurai, Chris Candido & Wataru Inoue (6:51) when Singh used a Giant bomb on Inoue.
6. Jado, Gedo & GOKU-DO (Pat Tanaka) vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & Masayuki Naruse (13:21) when Gedo used the Gedo
clutch on Tanaka.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Hiroshi Tanahashi (14:27) when Kojima used a lariat on Tanahashi.
8. Masahiro Chono & Scott Norton vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (14:25) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Yoshie.

NJPW, 10/13/01 (SXW)
Yokkaichi City Gymnasium
3,500 Fans

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:19) with a crab hold.
2. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wataru Inoue (7:37) with a grounded headlock.
3. Masayuki Naruse vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:23) with a cross kneelock.
4. Brian Blair vs. El Samurai (6:46) with a reverse DDT.
5. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Kenzo Suzuki (12:35) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Suzuki.
6. Osamu Nishimura vs. Tony St. Clair (16:32) with a ground Cobra Twist.
7. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka vs. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo (12:38) when Gedo was DQ’d.
8. Bob Backlund & Dory Funk Jr. vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Steve Keirn (23:22) when Funk used a spinning toehold on Keirn.
9. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (14:50) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on
Kojima.

NJPW, 10/12/01 (ISM)
Ueda Citizen Gymnasium
2,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (9:04) with a spear.
2. El Samurai vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:49) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (11:44) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Inoue.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Masayuki Naruse vs. Jado & Gedo (12:39) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Jado.
5. Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie (8:12) with a backdrop suplex.
6. Tatsumi Fujinami & Bob Backlund vs. Steve Keirn & Tony St. Clair (11:59) when Backlund used an inside cradle on St. Clair.
7. Keiji Muto & Osamu Nishimura vs. Dory Funk Jr. & Brian Blair (18:21) when Nishimura used a Japanese leg roll clutch hold on Funk.
8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Hiroshi Tanahashi (15:44) when AKIRA used a
Musasabi press on Tanahashi.

NJPW “INDICATE OF NEXT”, 10/8/01 (WPW) (Details)
Tokyo Dome
61,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Minoru Tanaka vs. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo (11:18) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on AKIRA.
2. Handicap Match: Giant Silva & Giant Singh vs. Yutaka Yoshie, Kenzo Suzuki, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Wataru Inoue (9:06) when Silva used a
Giant press on Inoue.
3. Gary Goodridge vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (3:36) by referee stop.
4. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Kendo Kashin vs. Masayuki Naruse © (0:26) with a cross armbreaker to become the 41st champion.
5. Tatsumi Fujinami 30th Anniversary Match: Tatsumi Fujinami & Bob Backlund vs. Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (10:40) when Fujinami used
a backslide on Dory.
6. Riki Choshu & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (10:40) when Choshu used a lariat on Tenzan.
7. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Tadao Yasuda (6:02) with a front sleeper.
8. Kensuke Sasaki Return Match: Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Kensuke Sasaki (6:36) by referee stop.
9. Yuji Nagata & Jun Akiyama vs. Keiji Muto & Hiroshi Hase (28:04) when Nagata used a backdrop hold on Hase.
NJPW/Muga “TOKYO DOME EVE”, 10/7/01
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,906 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Katsushi Takemura vs. Kazuhiko Shoda (10:54) with a crab hold.
2. Shinichi Nakano “Muga” Retirement Match: Shinichi Nakano vs. Nobuyuki Kurashima (9:57) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Tony St. Clair vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:45) with an inside cradle.
4. Steve Keirn & Brian Blair vs. Kengo Kimura & Wataru Inoue (12:13) when Blair used a reverse DDT on Inoue.
5. Exhibition Match: Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Bob Backlund went to a draw (7:00) when the time limit expired.
6. Dory Funk Jr. vs. Osamu Nishimura (22:30) with a backslide.
NJPW, 9/23/01 (WPW)
Osaka Namihaya Dome
5,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Gran Naniwa vs. Wataru Inoue (8:48) with an arm arrangement cradle.
2. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Super J & Hiro Saito (12:20) when Tanahashi pinned Hiro.
3. Giant Silva, Jado & Gedo vs. El Samurai, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (5:42) when Silva used a Giant press on Samurai.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Kendo Kashin vs. Masayuki Naruse & Minoru Tanaka (2:59) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Naruse.
5. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kazunari Murakami (3:08) with a front sleeper.
6. Riki Choshu, Osamu Kido & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Masahiro Chono, Tatsutoshi Goto & AKIRA (8:14) when Kido used a wakigatame on
Goto.
7. Yuji Nagata vs. Scott Norton (13:10) by referee stop.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima © (26:04) when Nishimura used a
Japanese leg roll clutch hold on Kojima to become the 41st champions.
9. Triple Crown: Keiji Muto © vs. Scott Hall (15:14) with the Shining Wizard (2nd defense).

NJPW, 9/21/01 (ISM)
Omiya Citizen Gymnasium
1,800 Fans

1. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:37) with a sleeper hold.
2. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. El Samurai & Gran Naniwa (12:04) when Wagner used the Doctor Driver on Naniwa.
3. Masayuki Naruse vs. Wataru Inoue (8:38) with the Crazy Cyclone.
4. Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (5:25) with a backdrop suplex.
5. Scott Hall vs. Kenzo Suzuki (7:49) with an inside cradle.
6. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka vs. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo (15:00) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on
AKIRA.
7. Scott Norton & Giant Silva vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (3:13) when Silva used a Giant press on Yoshie.
8. Tatsumi Fujinami, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super J (14:39) when Nagata used the Nagata
Lock II on J.

NJPW, 9/20/01
AI-Messe Yamanashi
2,200 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsushi Takemura vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (6:24) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Jado & Gedo vs. Gran Naniwa & Wataru Inoue (10:42) when Gedo used the Complete Shot on Inoue.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger, Masayuki Naruse & El Samurai vs. Kendo Kashin, Minoru Tanaka & Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:32) when Samurai used
a chickenwing armlock on Tanahashi.
4. Giant Silva & AKIRA vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (8:13) when Silva used a Giant press on Wagner.
5. Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Riki Choshu & Kenzo Suzuki (9:17) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Suzuki.
6. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito (11:54) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
7. Scott Norton, Scott Hall & Super J vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (11:09) when Norton used a powerbomb on
Nagata.

NJPW, 9/19/01 (SXW)
Matsumoto City Gymnasium
2,500 Fans

1. Hiro Saito vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:39) with a diving senton.
2. AKIRA vs. Wataru Inoue (11:00) with a Dragon suplex hold.
3. Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka vs. Masayuki Naruse & El Samurai (10:07) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
4. Giant Silva, Jado & Gedo vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King & Gran Naniwa (15:30) when Silva used a Giant press on Naniwa.
5. Scott Hall vs. Yutaka Yoshie (5:04) with an avalanche-style backdrop suplex.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Super J vs. Riki Choshu & Hiroshi Tanahashi (12:32) when J used a chokeslam on Tanahashi.
7. Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura (17:38) when Liger used an inside cradle on Fujinami.
8. Scott Norton & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (11:17) when Norton used a Jackhammer on Suzuki.
NJPW, 9/16/01 (PPV/WPW)
Nagoya Rainbow Hall
10,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Handicap Match: Giant Silva & Hiro Saito vs. Yutaka Yoshie, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (8:45) when Silva used a Giant press on
Tanahashi.
2. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Gran Naniwa (10:27) when King used a moonsault press on Naniwa.
3. Kendo Kashin Return Match: Kendo Kashin vs. Minoru Tanaka (1:14) with an avalanche-style cross armbreaker.
4. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jado & Gedo © vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (11:39) when Jado used the Crossface of
JADO on Shibata (2nd defense).
5. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Masayuki Naruse © vs. El Samurai (7:35) with the Crazy Cyclone (1st defense).
6. Yuji Nagata vs. Osamu Nishimura (21:10) with the Nagata Lock II.
7. Kokushi Muso (Keiji Muto) & Hakushi (Jinsei Shinzaki) vs. Masahiro Chono & Mike Barton (14:45) when Kokushi used the Shining
Wizard on Chono.
8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Toshiaki Kawada & Mitsuya Nagai (21:36) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Nagai.
9. G1 World – Final: Don Frye vs. Scott Norton (6:11) with a front neck lock.
10. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Gary Goodridge (4:38) with a front sleeper.

NJPW, 9/15/01 (SXW)
Sagamihara City Gymnasium
3,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (8:28) with a spear.
2. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Gran Naniwa & Katsushi Takemura (11:39) when King used a moonsault press on Takemura.
3. Masayuki Naruse & Minoru Tanaka vs. El Samurai & Hiroshi Tanahashi (12:39) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Tanahashi.
4. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (13:49) when Gedo used the Gedo clutch on Inoue.
5. Riki Choshu & Osamu Nishimura vs. Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto (6:41) when Choshu used a lariat on J.
6. G1 World: Scott Norton [6] vs. Scott Hall [4] (10:32) by countout.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Giant Silva vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (17:00) when Silva used a Giant
press on Yoshie.

NJPW, 9/14/01 (WPW)
Hamamatsu City Gymnasium
2,800 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King went to a draw (15:00) when the time limit expired.
2. El Samurai & Gran Naniwa vs. Masayuki Naruse & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:33) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Naruse.
3. Riki Choshu & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (8:35) when Yoshie used an Oklahoma Stampede on Hiro.
4. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kenzo Suzuki (1:12) with a front sleeper.
5. G1 World: Scott Hall [4] vs. Giant Silva [4] (7:28) with a jackknife hold.
6. G1 World: Scott Norton [4] vs. Super J [1] (6:50) with a powerslam.
7. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (14:23) when Nishimura used a Cobra Twist on AKIRA.
8. Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Jado & Gedo (17:57) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on
Gedo.

NJPW, 9/13/01 (SXW)
Mito Citizen Gymnasium
2,200 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Katsushi Takemura (9:58) when Inoue used a running elbow smash on
Takemura.
2. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (5:51) with a crab hold.
3. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo vs. Minoru Tanaka, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (18:27) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on King.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Masayuki Naruse vs. El Samurai & Gran Naniwa (10:08) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Samurai.
5. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (10:31) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Hiro.
6. G1 World: Scott Hall [2] vs. Super J [1] (9:15) with the Outsider’s Edge.
7. G1 World: Don Frye [5] vs. Giant Silva [4] went to a double countout (7:33).
8. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (15:34) when Norton used a
powerbomb on Suzuki.

NJPW, 9/9/01 (SXW)
Togane Arena
3,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (5:36) with a crab hold.
2. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka & Gran Naniwa (11:28) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Naniwa.
3. Masayuki Naruse vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:55) with the Crazy Cyclone.
4. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Scott Hall (4:20) with a horizontal cradle.
5. Giant Silva, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Kenzo Suzuki (10:01) when Silva used a Giant press on Suzuki.
6. G1 World: Don Frye [4] vs. Super J [1] (4:47) by referee stop.
7. Scott Norton & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (12:53) when Norton used a powerbomb on Yoshie.
8. Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & AKIRA (13:52) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock on AKIRA.

NJPW, 9/8/01
Sanjo Welfare Hall
1,800 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Katsushi Takemura (9:11) with a crab hold.
2. Jushin Thunder Liger & Masayuki Naruse vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (12:12) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Wagner.
3. Hiro Saito, Jado & Gedo vs. El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka & Wataru Inoue (14:26) when Hiro used a senton bomb on Inoue.
4. G1 World: Giant Silva [3] vs. Super J [1] went to a double countout (6:13).
5. Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & AKIRA (14:42) when Nishimura used an Octopus hold on AKIRA.
6. G1 World: Scott Norton [2] vs. Don Frye [2] (4:55) by pinfall.
7. Scott Hall & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (11:34) when Hall pinned Yoshie after Kojima used a diving elbow drop.

NJPW, 9/7/01 (WPW)
Niigata City Gymnasium
3,800 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (7:59) with a spear.
2. Masayuki Naruse & Minoru Tanaka vs. El Samurai & Wataru Inoue (14:30) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Inoue.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo (15:45) when Liger used a brainbuster on Jado.
4. Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Super J & Hiro Saito (10:34) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on Hiro.
5. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Tatsutoshi Goto (1:01) with a front sleeper.
6. G1 World: Don Frye [2] vs. Scott Hall [0] (1:00) by referee stop.
7. G1 World: Giant Silva [2] vs. Scott Norton [0] (4:40) with a second rope Giant press.
8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura (18:59) when Kojima used a lariat on Nishimura.
NJPW, 8/12/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
11,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (5:41) with a crab hold.
2. AKIRA vs. Wataru Inoue (7:21) with a crab hold.
3. El Samurai & Minoru Tanaka vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Masayuki Naruse (11:54) when Samurai used an inside cradle on Naruse.
4. Shinya Makabe Farewell Match: Riki Choshu & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (7:05) when Choshu used a lariat on
Makabe.
5. Masahiro Chono & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura (6:03) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Koshinaka.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Tadao Yasuda (13:48) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Nakanishi.
7. G1 Climax – Final: Yuji Nagata vs. Keiji Muto (22:03) with the Nagata Lock II.

NJPW, 8/11/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
10,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. El Samurai vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:36) with a chickenwing armlock.
2. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & Wataru Inoue (14:56) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on
Inoue.
3. Masayuki Naruse vs. Shinya Makabe (7:33) with a backhand shotei.
4. Osamu Nishimura vs. Kenzo Suzuki (10:39) with a spinning toehold.
5. Riki Choshu, Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (8:32) when Kido used the Kido clutch
on Hiro.
6. Satoshi Kojima vs. Yutaka Yoshie (11:25) with a lariat.
7. G1 Climax – Semi Final: Keiji Muto vs. Tadao Yasuda (11:22) with a cross armbreaker.
8. G1 Climax – Semi Final: Yuji Nagata vs. Masahiro Chono (13:44) with the Nagata Lock.

NJPW, 8/10/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
9,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Dolgorsuren Serjbudee (debut) (8:02) with a German suplex hold.
2. Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:58) when Koshinaka used a Russian legsweep on Tanahashi.
3. G1 Climax – Block B: Jushin Thunder Liger [3] vs. Osamu Nishimura [3] went to a draw (30:00) when the time limit expired.
4. G1 Climax – Block A: Manabu Nakanishi [6] vs. Minoru Tanaka [2] (9:47) with an Argentine backbreaker.
5. G1 Climax – Block A: Kazunari Murakami [5] vs. Tadao Yasuda [6] (3:48) with a punch flurry.
6. G1 Climax – Block A: Yuji Nagata [7] vs. Tatsumi Fujinami [4] (11:30) with a backdrop hold.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Keiji Muto [8] vs. Masahiro Chono [6] (8:14) with the Shining Wizard.
8. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan [6] vs. Satoshi Kojima [4] (20:53) with a moonsault press.

NJPW, 8/8/01 (WPW)
Sendai City Gymnasium
6,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Wataru Inoue (9:22) with a crab hold.
2. Yutaka Yoshie & El Samurai vs. Shinya Makabe & Kenzo Suzuki (11:18) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on Makabe.
3. G1 Climax – Block B: Jushin Thunder Liger [2] vs. Satoshi Kojima [4] (16:01) with a shotei.
4. G1 Climax – Block A: Tatsumi Fujinami [4] vs. Minoru Tanaka [2] (8:38) with a Dragon sleeper.
5. G1 Climax – Block A: Kazunari Murakami [3] vs. Manabu Nakanishi [4] (2:02) by DQ.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Masahiro Chono [6] vs. Osamu Nishimura [2] (26:16) with an STF.
7. G1 Climax – Block A: Yuji Nagata [5] vs. Tadao Yasuda [6] (8:11) with the Nagata Lock II.
8. G1 Climax – Block B: Keiji Muto [6] vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] (18:35) with the Shining Wizard.

NJPW, 8/6/01 (WPW)
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
9,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Yutaka Yoshie & Katsushi Takemura vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:19) when Yoshie used a shoulder tackle on Tanahashi.
2. El Samurai vs. Shinya Makabe (9:02) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Tadao Yasuda [6] vs. Manabu Nakanishi [4] (7:11) with a front sleeper.
4. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan [4] vs. Osamu Nishimura [2] (24:06) with the TTD.
5. G1 Climax – Block B: Masahiro Chono [4] vs. Jushin Thunder Liger [0] (14:16) with a la magistral trap.
6. G1 Climax – Block A: Tatsumi Fujinami [2] vs. Kazunari Murakami [1] (0:36) with an inside cradle.
7. G1 Climax – Block A: Yuji Nagata [3] vs. Minoru Tanaka [2] (12:39) with the Nagata Lock II.
8. G1 Climax – Block B: Satoshi Kojima [4] vs. Keiji Muto [4] (17:30) with a lariat.

NJPW, 8/5/01 (WPW)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
6,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. El Samurai & Katsushi Takemura (10:38) when Suzuki used a backdrop suplex on Takemura.
2. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Shinya Makabe (9:51) with a camel clutch.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Minoru Tanaka [2] vs. Kazunari Murakami [1] (5:10) with an inside cradle.
4. G1 Climax – Block A: Tadao Yasuda [4] vs. Tatsumi Fujinami [0] (5:14) with a standing achilles tendon hold.
5. G1 Climax – Block B: Osamu Nishimura [2] vs. Satoshi Kojima [2] (19:23) with a ground Cobra Twist.
6. G1 Climax – Block B: Keiji Muto [4] vs. Jushin Thunder Liger [0] (14:24) with the Shining Wizard.
7. G1 Climax – Block B: Masahiro Chono [2] vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan [2] (17:53) with a cross-style STF.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Manabu Nakanishi [4] vs. Yuji Nagata [1] (14:15) with a bulldog headlock.

NJPW, 8/4/01 (WPW)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
6,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. El Samurai vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:32) with a chickenwing armlock.
2. Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:35) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on Suzuki.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Tadao Yasuda [2] vs. Minoru Tanaka [0] (7:35) with a front sleeper.
4. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan [2] vs. Jushin Thunder Liger [0] (15:44) with the TTD.
5. G1 Climax – Block B: Keiji Muto [2] vs. Osamu Nishimura [0] (16:08) with a figure-four leglock.
6. G1 Climax – Block A: Manabu Nakanishi [2] vs. Tatsumi Fujinami [0] (5:18) with an Argentine backbreaker.
7. G1 Climax – Block A: Yuji Nagata [1] vs. Kazunari Murakami [1] went to a double countout (8:01).
8. G1 Climax – Block B: Satoshi Kojima [2] vs. Masahiro Chono [0] (17:18) with a lariat.
NJPW “DOME QUAKE”, 7/20/01 (WPW) (Details)
Sapporo Dome
28,000 Fans

1. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & AKIRA vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie (13:52) when Hiro used a senton bomb on
Yoshie.
2. Tadao Yasuda vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (6:14) with a front sleeper.
3. Riki Choshu, Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido vs. Shinya Makabe, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:43) when Kido used a
wakigatame on Tanahashi.
4. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai © (19:06) when Jado used the Crossface of
JADO on Samurai to become the 7th champions.
5. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Masayuki Naruse vs. Minoru Tanaka © (11:27) with a backhand blow to become the 40th champion.
6. Gary Goodridge vs. Manabu Nakanishi (6:06) by referee stop.
7. Mark Coleman vs. Yuji Nagata (7:59) with a grounded headlock.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima © vs. Taiyo Kea & Jinsei Shinzaki (16:28) when Tenzan used a moonsault press
on Shinzaki (6th defense).
9. Masahiro Chono vs. Keiji Muto (16:09) with an STF.
10. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuyuki Fujita © vs. Don Frye (7:22) with a front neck lock (2nd defense).
NJPW, 7/16/01
Towada Sports Center
1,800 Fans

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:02) with a crab hold.
2. Hiro Saito vs. Negro Casas (8:01) with a senton bomb.
3. Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:20) when Koshinaka pinned Suzuki.
4. Tatsutoshi Goto & AKIRA vs. Osamu Nishimura & Shinya Makabe (11:52) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Makabe.
5. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai vs. Jado, Gedo & Chris Candido (16:02) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock
on Jado.
6. Scott Hall & Super J vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Rob Rage (13:09) when J used a chokeslam on Rage.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (15:01) when Kojima used a lariat on Yoshie.

NJPW, 7/15/01
Aomori Budokan
3,300 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Negro Casas vs. Wataru Inoue (7:56) with a la magistral.
2. Minoru Tanaka vs. Katsushi Takemura (1:14) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Rob Rage vs. Yutaka Yoshie (8:28) with a shoulder buster.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Jado, Gedo & Chris Candido (16:26) when Shibata used a grounded headlock
on Candido.
5. Shinya Makabe, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Satoshi Kojima, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (12:28) when Makabe used
an inside cradle on Goto.
6. Scott Hall & AKIRA vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura (14:50) when Hall used the Outsider’s Edge on Koshinaka.
7. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Super J (15:39) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on J.

NJPW, 7/13/01
Aomori Movement Park Gymnasium
2,700 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:42) with a grounded headlock.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Wataru Inoue (6:57) with a double-arm suplex.
3. Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai vs. Negro Casas & Chris Candido (9:43) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Candido.
4. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Osamu Kido & Rob Rage (8:08) when Ohara used a front neck lock on Rage.
5. Super J, Hiro Saito & AKIRA vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (15:42) when J used a chokeslam on Tanahashi.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Jado & Gedo vs. Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger & Shinya Makabe (15:29) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO
on Makabe.
7. Scott Hall & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (13:55) when Hall used the Outsider’s Edge on Yoshie.

NJPW, 7/12/01 (WPW)
Akita Prefectural Gymnasium
3,300 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:48) with a crab hold.
2. Rob Rage vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (6:55) with a shoulder buster.
3. Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Shinya Makabe & Kenzo Suzuki (9:07) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb hold on Makabe.
4. Jado, Gedo & Chris Candido vs. El Samurai, Negro Casas & Katsuyori Shibata (14:10) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on
Casas.
5. Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka vs. Hiro Saito & AKIRA (8:22) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on AKIRA.
6. Super J vs. Yutaka Yoshie (9:57) with a chokeslam.
7. Riki Choshu, Tatsumi Fujinami & Yuji Nagata vs. Scott Hall, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (9:36) when Nagata used the Nagata
Lock on Goto.
8. Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (18:08) when Nishimura used a front cradle on Tenzan.

NJPW, 7/11/01 (SXW)
Iwate Prefectural Gymnasium
3,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Negro Casas & Chris Candido (8:09) when Inoue used a backslide on Candido.
2. Rob Rage vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:14) with a shoulder buster.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:55) when Nishimura used a spinning toehold on Suzuki.
4. AKIRA, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai (15:50) when AKIRA used a Dragon suplex hold on
Tanaka.
5. Riki Choshu, Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (6:13) when Fujinami used a Dragon
sleeper on Hiro.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Shinya Makabe (7:39) with the TTD.
7. Satoshi Kojima vs. Yutaka Yoshie (11:22) with a lariat.
8. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Scott Hall & Super J (10:35) when Nakanishi used a bulldog headlock on J.

NJPW, 7/8/01 (ISM)
Kishiwada City Gymnasium
2,200 Fans

1. Negro Casas vs. Wataru Inoue (9:36) with a la magistral.
2. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. El Samurai & Katsushi Takemura (7:45) when Ohara used a front neck lock on Takemura.
3. Super J vs. Rob Rage (9:44) with a chokeslam.
4. Jado, Gedo & Chris Candido vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & Katsuyori Shibata (15:21) when Gedo used a diving body press
on Shibata.
5. Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (3:19) when Choshu used a Scorpion Deathlock on Makabe.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:21) when Kojima used a lariat on Tanahashi.
7. Keiji Muto & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura (16:47) when Shinzaki used a powerbomb hold on Nishimura.
8. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Masahiro Chono & Scott Hall (14:03) when Nakanishi used a spear on Chono.

NJPW, 7/7/01 (SXW)
Shiga Prefectural Gymnasium
3,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (10:40) when Tanahashi used a half-hatch suplex hold on
Shibata.
2. Negro Casas vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:17) with a la magistral.
3. Chris Candido vs. Shinya Makabe (5:35) with a powerbomb hold.
4. Osamu Nishimura vs. Rob Rage (8:35) with an Octopus hold.
5. Jado & Gedo vs. Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai (14:14) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Samurai.
6. Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Super J, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:27) when Choshu used a lariat on Goto.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (14:18) when Ohara used a front neck lock on Yoshie.
8. Keiji Muto, Jushin Thunder Liger & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Masahiro Chono, Scott Hall & Satoshi Kojima (21:59) when Shinzaki used a
backflip kick on Kojima.

NJPW, 7/6/01 (WPW)
Okayama City Gymnasium
3,500 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:15) with an overhead kick.
2. Rob Rage vs. Shinya Makabe (9:16) with a shoulder buster.
3. Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai vs. Negro Casas & Chris Candido (10:41) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on Casas.
4. Super J, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (13:12) when J used a chokeslam on
Suzuki.
5. Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Wataru Inoue (12:21) when Gedo used the Complete Shot on Inoue.
6. Riki Choshu, Tatsumi Fujinami & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:28) when Choshu used
a lariat on Kojima.
7. Yuji Nagata vs. Yutaka Yoshie (14:59) with a backdrop hold.
8. Masahiro Chono & Scott Hall vs. Keiji Muto & Jinsei Shinzaki (13:22) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Muto.
NJPW, 7/1/01
Tottori Industrial Gymnasium
2,600 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:01) with a crab hold.
2. El Samurai vs. Wataru Inoue (8:32) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (8:45) when Ohara used a front neck lock on Suzuki.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas vs. Jado, Gedo & Chris Candido (14:28) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on
Candido.
5. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Rob Rage (7:54) with an Argentine backbreaker.
6. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:02) when Fujinami used a
Dragon sleeper on Goto.
7. Scott Norton & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (16:02) when Norton used a powerbomb hold on Yoshie.

NJPW, 6/30/01 (ISM)
Gifu Industrial Hall
3,800 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:55) with a crab hold.
2. Negro Casas & Chris Candido vs. El Samurai & Shinya Makabe (8:50) when Candido used a powerbomb hold on Makabe.
3. Minoru Tanaka vs. Wataru Inoue (9:30) with the Minoru Special.
4. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:56) when Nishimura used a
ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
5. Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Katsuyori Shibata (12:57) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Shibata.
6. Satoshi Kojima vs. Kenzo Suzuki (9:42) with a lariat.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Yutaka Yoshie (13:46) with the TTD.
8. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Super J vs. Tatsumi Fujinami, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (11:09) when Norton used a
powerbomb on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 6/29/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,855 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:21) with a spear.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:08) with a bow-and-arrow hold.
3. Minoru Tanaka & Gran Naniwa vs. El Samurai & Chris Candido (9:59) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
4. Scott Norton vs. Rob Rage (5:39) with a powerbomb.
5. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Yuji Nagata & Shinya Makabe (13:24) when Ohara used a front
neck lock on Makabe.
6. Jushin Thunder Liger, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Jado, Gedo & Negro Casas (13:10) when Shibata used a German suplex hold
on Casas.
7. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Masahiro Chono & Super J (10:35) when Muto used the Shining Wizard on J.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima © vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (22:02) when Tenzan used a
moonsault press on Yoshie (5th defense).

NJPW, 6/28/01 (SXW)
Utsunomiya City Gymnasium
3,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Katsushi Takemura vs. Wataru Inoue (10:23) with a sleeper hold.
2. Negro Casas vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:12) with a la magistral.
3. Gran Naniwa vs. Chris Candido (5:55) with a powerbomb.
4. Super J & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Rob Rage (10:27) when J used a chokeslam on Rage.
5. Yuji Nagata & Shinya Makabe vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (14:28) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Tanahashi.
6. Hiro Saito, Jado & Gedo vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai (16:39) when Gedo used the Gedo clutch on Liger.
7. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:23) when Yoshie used a tackle on Tenzan.
8. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Scott Norton & Satoshi Kojima (15:02) when Muto used the Shining Wizard on Kojima.

NJPW, 6/24/01
Yamagata Sports Center
2,500 Fans

1. Chris Candido vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:07) with a diving headbutt.
2. Negro Casas vs. Wataru Inoue (7:22) with a la magistral.
3. Rob Rage vs. Osamu Nishimura (11:42) with a shoulder buster.
4. Super J, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Yutaka Yoshie, Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (13:34) when Hiro used a senton bomb on
Tanahashi.
5. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Gran Naniwa (11:22) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Tanaka.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Shinya Makabe (11:42) when Tenzan used the TTD on Makabe.
7. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Yuji Nagata (14:40) when Ohara used a
front neck lock on Koshinaka.

NJPW, 6/23/01 (SXW)
Odawara Arena
2,500 Fans

1. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Wataru Inoue & Katsushi Takemura (13:26) when Suzuki used a tackle on Takemura.
2. Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Rob Rage (3:11) with a front neck lock.
3. Super J vs. Shinya Makabe (6:32) with a jumping piledriver.
4. Osamu Nishimura vs. Tatsutoshi Goto (6:08) with a ground Cobra Twist.
5. Minoru Tanaka & Gran Naniwa vs. El Samurai & Negro Casas (10:53) when Naniwa used a la magistral on Casas.
6. Shiro Koshinaka & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito (14:14) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb on Hiro.
7. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (15:18) when Norton used a
powerbomb on Yoshie.

NJPW, 6/22/01 (ISM)
Nagaoka Welfare Hall
2,200 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:18) with an achilles tendon hold.
2. El Samurai vs. Katsuyori Shibata (8:10) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. Negro Casas & Chris Candido vs. Minoru Tanaka & Gran Naniwa (10:51) when Casas used a la magistral on Naniwa.
4. Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shinya Makabe (3:58) with a cross armbreaker.
5. Super J & Hiro Saito vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (11:50) when Hiro used a diving senton on Suzuki.
6. Scott Norton & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage (9:54) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Rage.
7. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Yutaka Yoshie (9:11) with an Argentine backbreaker.
8. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger (14:51) when Kojima
used a lariat on Koshinaka.

NJPW “SUPER-FORCE GROUP DECLARATION 2001”, 6/6/01 (PPV/WPW) (Details)
Tokyo Nippon Budokan
13,200 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Shinya Makabe & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (8:14) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Suzuki.
2. New Japan vs. All Japan: Masanobu Fuchi vs. El Samurai (9:32) with a backdrop suplex.
3. New Japan vs. All Japan: Masahito Kakihara vs. Minoru Tanaka (6:21) with the Kaki Cutter.
4. New Japan vs. All Japan: Mitsuya Nagai vs. Takashi Iizuka (8:00) by referee stop.
5. New Japan vs. All Japan: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Mike Barton (4:42) with a bulldog headlock.
6. New Japan vs. All Japan: Toshiaki Kawada vs. Satoshi Kojima (15:16) with a jumping high kick.
7. Jushin Thunder Liger, Taiyo Kea & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & AKIRA (16:51) when Shinzaki used the
Gokuraku Gatame on AKIRA.
8. Keiji Muto vs. Hiroshi Hase (39:08) with the Shining Wizard.
9. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuyuki Fujita © vs. Yuji Nagata (10:57) by referee stop (1st defense).

NJPW, 6/4/01 (WPW)
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
5,700 Fans

1. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (8:24) when Tanahashi used a crab hold on Inoue.
2. El Samurai, Gran Naniwa & Chris Candido vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King & Super Shocker (9:28) when Naniwa used a horizontal cradle
on Shocker.
3. Super J, Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Rob Rage & Shinya Makabe (10:11) when J used a lariat on Koshinaka.
4. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie (6:37) when Johnston used a standing heel hold on Nishimura.
5. Tatsumi Fujinami & Super Strong Machine vs. Masahiro Chono & AKIRA (9:44) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on AKIRA.
6. Yuji Nagata vs. Tadao Yasuda (3:22) with a standing achilles tendon hold.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Manabu Nakanishi (13:33) with the TTD.
8. Keiji Muto vs. Satoshi Kojima (18:33) with the Shining Wizard.
9. Best of the Super Jr. – Final: Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Minoru Tanaka (26:12) with a brainbuster.

NJPW, 6/3/01
Tsuyama City Gymnasium
2,500 Fans

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Kenzo Suzuki (6:12) with a cross armbreaker.
2. Rob Rage vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (4:30) with a Canadian buster.
3. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Hiro Saito & AKIRA (12:52) when Johnston used a standing heel hold on AKIRA.
4. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Katsushi Takemura (8:33) when Nishimura used a Cobra Twist on
Takemura.
5. 2/3 Falls: Minoru Tanaka, Dr. Wagner Jr., Super Shocker, Shinya Makabe & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai, Silver
King, Gran Naniwa & Wataru Inoue (13:47). Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Liger (5:50). Liger used a brainbuster on Tanaka (1:38).
Shibata used a German suplex hold on Samurai (6:39).
6. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super J (16:53) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Tenzan.

NJPW, 6/2/01
Hirata City Lakeside Hall
3,200 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsuyori Shibata (4:01) with an achilles tendon hold.
2. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:25) with a Japanese leg roll clutch hold.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston vs. Junji Hirata & Rob Rage (9:21) when Johnston used a cross armbreaker on Hirata.
4. Hiro Saito & AKIRA vs. Takashi Iizuka & Shinya Makabe (12:28) when Hiro used a diving senton on Makabe.
5. Super J & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie (11:33) when Ohara used a powerbomb on Yoshie.
6. Jushin Thunder Liger, Minoru Tanaka, El Samurai & Gran Naniwa vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King, Super Shocker & Chris Candido
(14:41) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on Candido.
7. Satoshi Kojima vs. Kenzo Suzuki (4:37) by referee stop.
8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (12:01) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 6/1/01 (WPW)
Takamatsu City Gymnasium
2,500 Fans

1. El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Super Shocker & Gran Naniwa (11:06) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Naniwa.
2. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Junji Hirata & Katsushi Takemura (9:29) when Suzuki used a tackle on Takemura.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Chris Candido [4] vs. Wataru Inoue [0] (5:10) with a powerbomb.
4. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Shinya Makabe [4] vs. AKIRA [6] (10:15) with a stepover armbar.
5. Shiro Koshinaka, Brian Johnston & Rob Rage vs. Super J, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (8:37) when Johnston used a backdrop
suplex on Ohara.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Minoru Tanaka [8] vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. [6] (14:45) with a cross kneelock.
7. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger [10] vs. Silver King [6] (12:32) with a brainbuster.
8. Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura (15:19) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock on Nishimura.
9. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (17:38) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on
Tenzan.

NJPW, 5/28/01 (ISM)
Miyagi Sports Center
4,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Shinya Makabe & Chris Candido (14:44) when King used a moonsault press on Candido.
2. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Super Shocker [6] vs. Katsuyori Shibata [0] (9:07) with a moonsault press.
3. Junji Hirata & Rob Rage vs. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (8:35) when Hirata used a Devil Windmill suplex hold on Hiro.
4. Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (9:39) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Nishimura.
5. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:01) when Yoshie used a camel clutch on Tanahashi.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Gran Naniwa [4] vs. El Samurai [6] (11:29) with a horizontal cradle.
7. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: AKIRA [6] vs. Minoru Tanaka [6] (23:22) with an STF.
8. Yuji Nagata vs. Brian Johnston (5:21) with a grounded headlock.
9. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger (17:48) when Kojima used a figure-four leglock on Muto.
NJPW, 5/27/01
Gran Ship Shizuoka
3,300 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Wataru Inoue (10:18) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Tanahashi.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Kenzo Suzuki (8:20) with a Cobra Twist.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Shinya Makabe [2] vs. Katsuyori Shibata [0] (6:23) with a German suplex hold.
4. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Chris Candido [2] vs. Gran Naniwa [2] (8:01) with a Liger bomb.
5. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Junji Hirata & Yutaka Yoshie (10:58) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Hirata.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Minoru Tanaka [6] vs. Super Shocker [4] (12:53) with the Minoru Special.
7. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger [8] vs. El Samurai [6] (13:26) with a brainbuster.
8. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Rob Rage vs. Satoshi Kojima, Super J & Hiro Saito (14:30) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper
on Hiro.
9. Takashi Iizuka & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & AKIRA (15:34) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on AKIRA.

NJPW, 5/26/01 (SXW)
Ebina Movement Park Gymnasium
2,700 Fans

1. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:56) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Suzuki.
2. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Gran Naniwa [2] vs. Wataru Inoue [0] (10:48) with Clutch The Naniwa.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: AKIRA [4] vs. Katsuyori Shibata [0] (6:18) with a figure-four leglock.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Chris Candido vs. Minoru Tanaka & Super Shocker (13:18) when Candido used a Liger bomb on Shocker.
5. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Dr. Wagner Jr. [6] vs. Shinya Makabe [0] (9:03) with a Michinoku Driver II.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: El Samurai [6] vs. Silver King [6] (10:33) with an avalanche-style reverse DDT.
7. Shiro Koshinaka & Rob Rage vs. Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie (11:42) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb on Nishimura.
8. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Super J (11:32) with an Argentine backbreaker.
9. Tatsumi Fujinami, Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto (15:14) when Nagata used a
sleeper hold on Goto.

NJPW, 5/25/01 (WPW)
Fukushima Big Palette
3,200 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Silver King & Super Shocker vs. Shinya Makabe & Wataru Inoue (8:40) when Shocker used a moonsault press on Inoue.
2. Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Katsushi Takemura (12:28) when Rage used a shoulder buster on Takemura.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: El Samurai [4] vs. Chris Candido [0] (4:53) with a chickenwing armlock.
4. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Minoru Tanaka [4] vs. Katsuyori Shibata [0] (6:24) with a crab hold.
5. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Dr. Wagner Jr. [4] vs. AKIRA [2] (11:38) with a Michinoku Driver II.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger [6] vs. Gran Naniwa [0] (14:05) with a brainbuster.
7. Super J, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie (11:55) when J used a diving lariat on Yoshie.
8. Yuji Nagata vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (5:56) with a cross armbreaker.
9. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (14:52) when Kojima used a lariat on Suzuki.

NJPW, 5/20/01 (SXW)
Koga Municipal Gymnasium
1,800 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsushi Takemura (12:19) with a crab hold.
2. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Silver King [6] vs. Wataru Inoue [0] (8:26) with a moonsault press.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Dr. Wagner Jr. [2] vs. Katsuyori Shibata [0] (9:28) with a Michinoku Driver II.
4. Osamu Nishimura & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Shinya Makabe (10:46) when Nishimura used a Cobra Twist on Makabe.
5. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: AKIRA [2] vs. Super Shocker [4] (10:10) with a Musasabi press.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger [4] vs. Chris Candido [0] (5:48) with a brainbuster.
7. Rob Rage vs. Yutaka Yoshie (8:22) with a shoulder buster.
8. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Kenzo Suzuki (9:39) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Suzuki.
9. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super J vs. Tatsumi Fujinami, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (13:42) when J used a diving lariat on
Nakanishi.

NJPW, 5/19/01 (SXW)
Soka City Sports Gymnasium
2,000 Fans

1. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Katsushi Takemura (11:26) when Tanahashi used a crab hold on Takemura.
2. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: El Samurai [2] vs. Wataru Inoue [0] (14:29) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Silver King [4] vs. Gran Naniwa [0] (10:01) with a moonsault press.
4. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Super Shocker [4] vs. Shinya Makabe [0] (9:41) with a la magistral.
5. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Chris Candido vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka (13:25) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Tanaka.
6. Brian Johnston & Rob Rage vs. Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (13:07) when Johnston used a backdrop suplex on Nishimura.
7. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Junji Hirata (10:09) when Ohara used a powerbomb on Hirata.
8. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Super J & Hiro Saito (15:26) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock
on Hiro.
9. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (13:46) when Kea used the Hawaiian Smasher on AKIRA.

NJPW, 5/18/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,750 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi (8:46) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Tanahashi.
2. AKIRA & Gran Naniwa vs. El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata (11:52) when AKIRA used a Musasabi press on Shibata.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Junji Hirata & Rob Rage (10:14) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Rage.
4. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Silver King [2] vs. Chris Candido [0] (7:40) with a moonsault press.
5. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Super Shocker [2] vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. [0] (14:23) with a super stretch.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger [2] vs. Wataru Inoue [0] (13:56) with a brainbuster.
7. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Minoru Tanaka [2] vs. Shinya Makabe [0] (16:34) with a cross kneelock.
8. Takashi Iizuka, Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super J (14:55) when Nagata used a front neck lock
on J.
9. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura (18:42) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Nishimura.

NJPW “WRESTLING DONTAKU 2001”, 5/5/01 (WPW) (Details)
Fukuoka Dome
35,000 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Wataru Inoue (11:51) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on
Tanahashi.
2. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:00) when Nishimura used a
ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
3. Minoru Tanaka vs. Kendo Kashin (10:18) with a cross armbreaker.
4. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai © vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (19:09) when Liger used a
brainbuster on Wagner (1st defense).
5. Don Frye vs. Scott Norton (7:05) with a triangle choke hold.
6. Tadao Yasuda vs. Takashi Iizuka (7:33) with a front neck lock.
7. Different Style Fight: Yuji Nagata vs. Rainy Martinez (2:29) by referee stop.
8. Keiji Muto, Hiroshi Hase & Taiyo Kea vs. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (27:00) when Muto used the Shining
Wizard on Kojima.
9. Riki Choshu & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Naoya Ogawa & Kazunari Murakami (9:07) when Nakanishi used a chickenwing armlock on
Murakami.

NJPW, 5/2/01 (WPW/ISM)
Tokuyama Sports Center
3,400 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsuyori Shibata (8:37) with a crab hold.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (8:18) with a German suplex hold.
3. Osamu Nishimura vs. Rob Rage (9:11) with a backslide.
4. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka (8:32) when Goto used a lariat on Kido.
5. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Kendo Kashin vs. Minoru Tanaka, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (13:31) when Samurai used a
chickenwing armlock on Tanaka.
6. Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Hall & Super J (14:13) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on J.
7. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (16:19) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Ohara.
8. Riki Choshu, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (13:55) when Nagata used a
backdrop hold on Tenzan.

NJPW, 4/30/01
Kagoshima Arena
2,600 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:53) with a rolling savate kick.
2. Minoru Tanaka vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:56) with a cross kneelock.
3. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. El Samurai & Wataru Inoue (12:00) when King used a moonsault press on Inoue.
4. Satoshi Kojima, Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin & Shinya Makabe (12:12) when Kojima used a
lariat on Kashin.
5. Scott Norton & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage (8:39) when Goto used a backdrop hold on Rage.
6. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (16:17) when Muto used the Shining Wizard on Yoshie.
7. Masahiro Chono, Scott Hall & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Manabu Nakanishi (14:47) when Tenzan used the
TTD on Koshinaka.

NJPW, 4/29/01
Nagasaki Prefectural Gymnasium
2,600 Fans

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Wataru Inoue (10:44) with a crab hold.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:18) with a modified bow-and-arrow hold.
3. Rob Rage vs. El Samurai (10:47) with a Butterfly Lock.
4. Minoru Tanaka, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata (14:49) when Tanaka used a
single-leg crab hold on Shibata.
5. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Hall, Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (13:17) when Koshinaka used a
diving hip attack on Ohara.
6. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto (12:34) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Tenzan.
7. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Super J vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura (14:55) when Chono used a Yakuza
kick on Nishimura.

NJPW, 4/28/01 (SXW)
Beppu B-Con Plaza
3,300 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:48) with an Octopus hold.
2. Rob Rage vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:43) with a Butterfly Lock.
3. Kendo Kashin, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka, El Samurai & Shinya Makabe (12:14) when King used a moonsault press
on Makabe.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Katsuyori Shibata (11:21) with a brainbuster.
5. Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:36) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Norton & Super J (12:31) when Nakanishi used a tackle on J.
7. Tatsumi Fujinami, Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto (17:52) when Iizuka used a
sleeper hold on Goto.
8. Masahiro Chono & Scott Hall vs. Keiji Muto & Taiyo Kea (19:34) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Muto.

NJPW, 4/27/01
Nobeoka Citizen Gymnasium
1,600 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wataru Inoue (7:55) with a standing achilles tendon hold.
2. El Samurai vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:38) with a chickenwing armlock.
3. Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shinya Makabe (4:21) with a cross armbreaker.
4. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin (10:34) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Kashin.
5. Scott Norton, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger (13:08) when Norton used a
powerbomb on Koshinaka.
6. Scott Hall & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Rob Rage (10:28) when Tenzan used a diving headbutt on Rage.
7. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Masahiro Chono, Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto (14:50) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Goto.

NJPW, 4/26/01
Kumamoto City Gymnasium
3,000 Fans

1. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Katsuyori Shibata (10:56) with a crab hold.
2. Minoru Tanaka & Shinya Makabe vs. El Samurai & Katsushi Takemura (13:26) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Takemura.
3. Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. Wataru Inoue (9:56) with a Michinoku Driver II.
4. Kendo Kashin vs. Silver King (9:40) with an avalanche-style cross armbreaker.
5. Scott Norton, Super J & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Rob Rage (12:41) when J used a lariat on Rage.
6. Takashi Iizuka & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto (13:17) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Goto.
7. Masahiro Chono, Scott Hall & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (16:55) when Kojima used a lariat on
Yoshie.

NJPW, 4/22/01
Tsu City Gymnasium
3,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:29) with a cross armbreaker.
2. El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Kendo Kashin & Hiroshi Tanahashi (10:59) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Tanahashi.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger & Shinya Makabe vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (12:06) when Liger used a victory roll on King.
4. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Osamu Nishimura vs. Scott Hall, Super J & Michiyoshi Ohara (10:17) when Fujinami used a Dragon
sleeper on Ohara.
5. Yuji Nagata vs. Rob Rage (8:03) with the Nagata Lock.
6. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (15:36) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Kojima.
7. Keiji Muto & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito (9:41) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Hiro.

NJPW, 4/21/01
Kasugai City Gymnasium
4,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (9:43) with a crab hold.
2. Hiro Saito vs. Katsushi Takemura (2:49) with a diving senton.
3. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata (11:13) when King used a moonsault press on Shibata.
4. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai (13:09) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
5. Shiro Koshinaka, Yutaka Yoshie & Rob Rage vs. Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & & Super J (13:00) when Yoshie used a German suplex
hold on J.
6. Keiji Muto & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura (16:26) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Nishimura.
7. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton & Satoshi Kojima vs. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (13:18) when Norton used a
powerbomb on Iizuka.

NJPW, 4/20/01 (WPW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,650 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (10:33) when King used a moonsault press on Inoue.
2. Kendo Kashin & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shinya Makabe & Katsushi Takemura (11:11) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Takemura.
3. Super J, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Jushin Thunder Liger (10:38) when Goto used a
backdrop suplex on Fujinami.
4. Masahiro Chono & Scott Hall vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (15:03) when Chono used an STF on Yoshie.
5. Takashi Iizuka, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura vs. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (18:05) when Nagata used a
backdrop hold on Kojima.
6. El Samurai vs. Super Delfin (14:16) with a chickenwing armlock.
7. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Minoru Tanaka © vs. Takehiro Murahama (15:51) with a cross armbreaker (2nd defense).

NJPW, 4/19/01 (SXW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,685 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (7:46) with a crab hold.
2. Minoru Tanaka vs. Katsuyori Shibata (10:07) with a cross kneelock.
3. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. El Samurai & Kendo Kashin (15:43) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Samurai.
4. Super J, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Osamu Nishimura & Shinya Makabe (9:26) when Goto used a
backdrop suplex on Makabe.
5. Scott Hall & Satoshi Kojima vs. Takashi Iizuka & Rob Rage (14:54) when Hall used the Outsider’s Edge on Rage.
6. Keiji Muto vs. Jushin Thunder Liger (16:36) with the Shining Wizard.
7. Riki Choshu, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito (12:35)
when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on Hiro.
NJPW “STRONG STYLE 2001”, 4/9/01 (WPW) (Details)
Osaka Dome
27,000 Fans

1. Takashi Iizuka vs. Minoru Tanaka (9:37) with a sleeper hold.
2. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Shinya Makabe (8:59) with a Canadian backbreaker.
3. Brian Johnston vs. Kendo Kashin (2:20) with a front neck lock.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Kazunari Murakami (1:47) by DQ.
5. Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Toshiaki Kawada & Masanobu Fuchi (8:53) when Choshu used a lariat on Fuchi.
6. IWGP Heavyweight Title #1 Contender Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Manabu Nakanishi (9:29) with a right high kick.
7. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Keiji Muto, Taiyo Kea & Jinsei Shinzaki (14:57) when Chono used a Yakuza
kick on Shinzaki.
8. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Scott Norton © (6:43) with a sleeper hold to become the 29th champion.
9. No Rules: Shinya Hashimoto vs. Kensuke Sasaki (7:52) by referee stop.

NJPW, 3/24/01
Naeba Prince Hotel Event Hall
650 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:52) with a crab hold.
2. Kendo Kashin vs. Wataru Inoue (4:17) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Osamu Kido vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:19) with a crab hold.
4. El Samurai vs. Black Cat (12:03) by pinfall.
5. Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (9:07) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Ohara.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Takashi Iizuka (13:51) when Tenzan used a kneel kick on Koshinaka.
7. Naeba Cup Tag Tournament – Final: Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Minoru Tanaka (13:35) when Nagata used
the Nagata Lock II on Tanaka.

NJPW, 3/23/01
Naeba Prince Hotel Event Hall
600 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (11:10) with a crab hold.
2. Kendo Kashin vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:48) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Black Cat (6:36) with a cross armbreaker.
4. Osamu Nishimura vs. Tatsutoshi Goto (4:21) with a ground Cobra Twist.
5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Osamu Kido & Yutaka Yoshie (14:58) when Kojima used a lariat on Yoshie.
6. Naeba Cup Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Shiro Koshinaka & El Samurai (15:08) when Liger used
a brainbuster on Samurai.
7. Naeba Cup Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Kensuke Sasaki & Minoru Tanaka vs. Takashi Iizuka & Shinya Makabe (14:14) when Tanaka
used the Minoru Special on Makabe.
NJPW, 3/20/01 (WPW)
Yoyogi National Stadium Gymnasium #2
4,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Negro Casas vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:16) with a la magistral.
2. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin (14:46) when Liger used a brainbuster on Kashin.
3. Scott Norton vs. Yutaka Yoshie (4:15) with a powerbomb.
4. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Scott Hall (4:42) with an Argentine backbreaker.
5. Osamu Kido, Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara (9:23) when Kido used a wakigatame
on Ohara.
6. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Osamu Nishimura (11:13) with a lariat.
7. Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata vs. Keiji Muto & Don Frye (16:36) when Nagata used a backdrop hold on Frye.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima © vs. Riki Choshu & Shinya Makabe (9:37) when Kojima used a lariat on
Makabe (4th defense).

NJPW, 3/19/01
Kira Messe Numazu
2,100 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Black Cat vs. Negro Casas (9:03) by DQ.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (9:30) with a Cobra Twist.
3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Wataru Inoue (12:07) when Kashin used a
cross armbreaker on Inoue.
4. Osamu Kido & Takashi Iizuka vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (9:57) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Makabe.
5. Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Scott Hall & Hiro Saito (11:01) when Johnston used a standing heel hold on Hiro.
6. Scott Norton & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (8:41) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Rage.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (14:16) when Tenzan used
a diving headbutt on Sasaki.

NJPW, 3/18/01 (ISM)
Amagasaki Memorial Park Gymnasium
5,200 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:44) with a crab hold.
2. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata (12:52) when Casas used a la
magistral on Shibata.
3. Osamu Kido & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:09) when Kido used a wakigatame on Hiro.
4. Keiji Muto vs. Brian Johnston (10:03) with the Shining Wizard.
5. Riki Choshu & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (5:48) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Makabe.
6. Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Takashi Iizuka (18:05) when Kojima used a lariat on Iizuka.
7. Don Frye vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan (10:52) with a Diamond Cutter.
8. Scott Norton & Scott Hall vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (14:04) when Norton used a Jackhammer on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 3/17/01 (WPW)
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
9,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wataru Inoue (8:05) with a kneel kick.
2. Kendo Kashin & Shinya Makabe vs. El Samurai & Negro Casas (10:54) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Casas.
3. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie (10:28) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Yoshie.
4. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Osamu Kido & Osamu Nishimura (10:32) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Kido.
5. Minoru Tanaka vs. Jushin Thunder Liger (16:01) with a cross armbreaker.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Scott Hall & Tatsutoshi Goto (12:29) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on Goto.
7. Keiji Muto & Don Frye vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (20:04) when Frye used a cross armbreaker on Kojima.
8. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Scott Norton vs. Kensuke Sasaki © (11:49) with a jumping lariat to become the 28th champion.

NJPW, 3/16/01
Yonago Industrial Gymnasium
2,700 Fans

1. Black Cat vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:24) with an arm arrangement cradle.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Wataru Inoue (8:57) with a crab hold.
3. Kendo Kashin vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:23) with a cross armbreaker.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas (9:29) when Liger used a brainbuster on Casas.
5. Scott Hall, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (12:36) when Hall used the
Outsider’s Edge on Nishimura.
6. Don Frye & Rob Rage vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Yuji Nagata (12:57) when Frye used a right hook on Koshinaka.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi, Brian Johnston & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito
(17:09) when Johnston used a backdrop suplex on Hiro.

NJPW, 3/15/01
Kyoto City Gymnasium
5,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wataru Inoue (6:53) with an achilles tendon hold.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (8:14) with a Cobra Twist.
3. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin vs. El Samurai & Negro Casas (13:28) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Casas.
4. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Osamu Kido, Brian Johnston & Black Cat (7:49) when Ohara used a nodowa otoshi on
Cat.
5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Takashi Iizuka & Jushin Thunder Liger (13:25) when Tenzan used the TTD on Liger.
6. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (11:49) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Koshinaka.
7. Kensuke Sasaki vs. Rob Rage (8:23) with a Northern Light bomb.
8. Keiji Muto & Don Frye vs. Scott Norton & Scott Hall (13:42) when Muto used a Frankensteiner on Hall.

NJPW, 3/14/01
Higashi-Hiroshima Movement Park Gymnasium
2,000 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:42) with a crab hold.
2. Osamu Kido vs. El Samurai (7:03) with a wakigatame.
3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (14:03) when Tanaka used a
cross kneelock on Inoue.
4. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiro Saito (9:07) with a reverse figure-four leglock.
5. Don Frye & Rob Rage vs. Brian Johnston & Black Cat (11:11) when Rage used a diving body press on Cat.
6. Scott Norton, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (14:51) when Goto used a
backdrop suplex on Nishimura.
7. Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (15:19) when Tenzan used the TTD
on Nagata.

NJPW, 3/13/01
Fukuoka West Japan Exhibition Hall
2,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Negro Casas vs. Katsuyori Shibata (5:55) with a la magistral.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Wataru Inoue (11:58) with a crab hold.
3. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (9:14) with a Cobra Twist.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin (11:40) when Liger used a brainbuster on Kashin.
5. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (10:40) when Johnston used a backdrop suplex on Rage.
6. Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Osamu Kido, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (11:58) when Tenzan used a diving
headbutt on Kido.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Shiro Koshinaka & Yuji Nagata vs. Scott Norton, Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (15:13) when Koshinaka used a
powerbomb on Kojima.

NJPW, 3/11/01 (ISM)
Yoshikawa City Gymnasium
2,200 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsushi Takemura (5:00) with a crab hold.
2. Black Cat vs. Katsuyori Shibata (8:05) with a V1 armlock.
3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Shinya Makabe (12:35) when Tanaka used a cross
armbreaker on Samurai.
4. Yutaka Yoshie vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (7:13) with a reverse figure-four leglock.
5. Scott Norton & Scott Hall vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Brian Johnston (10:15) when Norton used a powerbomb on Johnston.
6. Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Takashi Iizuka vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (10:37) when Iizuka used a sleeper
hold on Hiro.
7. Kensuke Sasaki & Yuji Nagata vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (14:35) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Rage.

NJPW, 3/10/01
Hiratsuka City Gymnasium
3,500 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Negro Casas vs. Wataru Inoue (8:42) with a la magistral.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsushi Takemura (4:24) with a spear.
3. El Samurai vs. Black Cat (9:49) with a huracanrana.
4. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Katsuyori Shibata (10:11) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Shibata.
5. Don Frye & Rob Rage vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston (10:56) when Frye used a straight right punch on Koshinaka.
6. Kensuke Sasaki, Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka vs. Scott Hall, Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (13:13) when Sasaki used a Northern Light
bomb on Ohara.
7. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (17:48) when Norton used a
Jackhammer on Yoshie.

NJPW, 3/9/01 (SXW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,557 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:48) with a crab hold.
2. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsushi Takemura (9:01) with a crab hold.
3. Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas vs. El Samurai & Kendo Kashin (11:40) when Tanaka used a double-arm suplex hold on Kashin.
4. Takashi Iizuka, Brian Johnston & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (14:10) when Johnston used a
standing heel hold on Goto.
5. Scott Hall vs. Yutaka Yoshie (8:21) with the Outsider’s Edge.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (15:25) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on Rage.
7. Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (15:11) when Choshu used a lariat
on Tenzan.

NJPW, 3/8/01
Kanuma City Gymnasium
1,800 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Wataru Inoue (8:16) with a crab hold.
2. Negro Casas vs. Black Cat (9:24) with a flying inside cradle.
3. Hiro Saito vs. Katsushi Takemura (7:27) with a diving senton.
4. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai (10:58) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Samurai.
5. Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (12:34) when Yoshie used a reverse figure-four leglock on Rage.
6. Kensuke Sasaki, Shiro Koshinaka & Junji Hirata vs. Satoshi Kojima, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:26) when Hirata used a
Devil Windmill suplex hold on Goto.
7. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Scott Norton, Scott Hall & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (16:39) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Tenzan.

NJPW “BIRTH OF STRONG STYLE”, 3/6/01 (WPW)
Ota Ward Gymnasium
2,900 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue vs. Black Cat & Katsushi Takemura (11:03) when Shibata used a crab hold on Takemura.
2. Kendo Kashin vs. Negro Casas (8:35) with an avalanche-style cross armbreaker.
3. Shiro Koshinaka, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:55) when Nishimura used a
ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (9:40) when Kojima used a lariat on Makabe.
5. Yuji Nagata vs. Takashi Iizuka (13:06) with a front sleeper.
6. Keiji Muto & Don Frye vs. Riki Choshu & Osamu Kido (15:23) when Frye used a Nagata Lock II on Kido.
7. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto © (8:17) by doctor stop
(Liger vs. Kanemoto) to become the 6th champions.
8. Scott Norton & Scott Hall vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Manabu Nakanishi (16:59) when Hall used the Outsider’s Edge on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 3/4/01 (SXW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,623 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Black Cat vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:43) with a chickenwing armlock.
2. Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue (12:38) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Inoue.
3. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Osamu Kido, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura (11:06) when Iizuka used a sleeper
hold on Nishimura.
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas (6:52) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Tanaka.
5. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (7:44) when Ohara used a cross
armbreaker on Makabe.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Don Frye & Rob Rage (14:56) when Kojima used a lariat on Rage.
7. Scott Norton & Scott Hall vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Yuji Nagata (11:31) when Hall used the Outsider’s Edge on Nagata.

NJPW, 3/3/01 (WPW)
Niigata City Gymnasium
3,800 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Black Cat & Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (10:34) when Makabe used a crab hold on Shibata.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsushi Takemura (6:42) with a Cobra Twist.
3. Rob Rage vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (3:50) with a crossface hold.
4. Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (10:32) when Kido used the Kido clutch on Hiro.
5. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Kendo Kashin vs. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Negro Casas (13:27) when Samurai used the
Samurai bomb on Casas.
6. Keiji Muto & Don Frye vs. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston (14:12) when Frye used a cross achilles tendon hold on Iizuka.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Scott Norton, Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
(18:39) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Norton.

NJPW, 2/18/01 (PPV/WPW)
Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
11,000 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa vs. El Samurai, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (14:55) when Kanemoto used a
moonsault press on Wagner.
2. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Brian Johnston & The Sledge Hammer (7:16) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Hammer.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Osamu Nishimura & Jushin Thunder Liger (14:14) when Yoshie used a reverse figure-four leglock on
Nishimura.
4. Manabu Nakanishi vs. Super J (11:31) with an Argentine backbreaker.
5. Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata vs. Masahito Kakihara & Mitsuya Nagai (17:03) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Nagai.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Riki Choshu & Shinya Makabe (15:20) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Choshu.
7. Don Frye vs. Masahiro Chono (12:27) with a sleeper hold.
8. Keiji Muto vs. Kazunari Murakami (6:01) with a knee kick.
9. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kensuke Sasaki © vs. Shinjiro Otani (14:53) with a Northern Light bomb (1st defense)

NJPW, 2/17/01 (SXW)
Koshigaya Prefectural Sports Gymnasium
2,000 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:28) with a crab hold.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Wataru Inoue (8:02) with a Cobra Twist.
3. El Samurai, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (13:50) when King used a moonsault
press on Takaiwa.
4. Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston vs. Michiyoshi Ohara & AKIRA (9:17) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb on AKIRA.
5. Super J, Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Riki Choshu, Takashi Iizuka & Shinya Makabe (8:09) when Goto used a backdrop hold on
Makabe.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (13:56) when Kojima used a lariat on Yoshie.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Don Frye, Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer (11:57) when Sasaki used a
lariat on Hammer.

NJPW, 2/15/01
Act City Hamamatsu
1,800 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:09) with a crab hold.
2. Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa vs. El Samurai & Kendo Kashin (14:41) when Takaiwa used the Mochizuki bomb on Kashin.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (13:10) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Wagner.
4. Junji Hirata & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Riki Choshu & Shinya Makabe (6:35) when Suzuki used a tackle on Makabe.
5. Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (14:39) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on AKIRA.
6. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Osamu Nishimura (6:35) when Otani used a cobra hold on Nishimura.
7. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Super J & Tatsutoshi Goto (10:19) when Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Goto.

NJPW, 2/14/01 (ISM)
Gifu Industrial Hall
3,600 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Silver King vs. Shinya Makabe (8:06) with a moonsault press.
2. Osamu Nishimura vs. Katsuyori Shibata (11:34) with a Cobra Twist.
3. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa vs. El Samurai, Kendo Kashin & Dr. Wagner Jr. (18:38) when Takaiwa used a Death
Valley bomb on Samurai.
4. Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (9:34) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Ohara.
5. Super J & Hiro Saito vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Kenzo Suzuki (10:12) when J used a diving lariat on Suzuki.
6. Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer (12:07) when Johnston used a jumping knee attack on Hammer.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA vs. Kensuke Sasaki, Super Strong Machine & Jushin Thunder Liger (14:55) when AKIRA
used a Dragon suplex hold on Liger.

NJPW, 2/12/01
Okayama Prefectural Gymnasium
3,500 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:04) with a crab hold.
2. Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Kendo Kashin vs. Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto (12:06) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Tanaka.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (13:31) when Liger used a brainbuster on King.
4. Junji Hirata & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (11:01) when Suzuki used a tackle on Goto.
5. Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Takashi Iizuka vs. Super J, Michiyoshi Ohara & AKIRA (8:15) when Choshu used a lariat on AKIRA.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer (11:57) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on
Hammer.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Yutaka Yoshie (13:00) when Tenzan used the TTD on Yoshie.

NJPW, 2/11/01 (WPW)
Osaka Maishima Arena
4,000 Fans

1. Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Katsuyori Shibata (12:57) when Kanemoto used a crab hold on Shibata.
2. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Hiro Saito (6:36) with a tackle.
3. Brian Johnston vs. The Sledge Hammer (7:13) with a cross armbreaker
4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Kendo Kashin vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (15:14) when Liger used a brainbuster on Wagner.
5. Super J, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Riki Choshu, Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie (8:46) when J used a lariat on
Nishimura.
6. Super Delfin , Takehiro Murahama & Tsubasa vs. Minoru Tanaka, El Samurai & Shinya Makabe (15:37) when Delfin used the Osaka
Stunner on Samurai.
7. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & AKIRA (16:10) when Nagata used the Nagata
Lock II on AKIRA.
8. Keiji Muto & Shinjiro Otani vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Shiro Koshinaka (12:55) when Otani used a cobra hold on Koshinaka.

NJPW, 2/9/01 (SXW)
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
1,715 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. El Samurai & Shinya Makabe vs. Minoru Tanaka & Katsuyori Shibata (15:58) when Samurai used the Samurai bomb on Shibata.
2. Osamu Kido vs. Osamu Nishimura (8:58) with a wakigatame.
3. Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston vs. Super J & Hiro Saito (10:56) when Koshinaka used a diving hip attack on Hiro.
4. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Kendo Kashin (14:03) when Wagner used a Michinoku Driver II on Kashin.
5. Super Strong Machine & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (8:57) when Machine used a Devil Windmill suplex
hold on Ohara.
6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer (17:00) when Tenzan used a diving headbutt on Hammer.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Takashi Iizuka & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (18:41) when Iizuka used a sleeper
hold on Nakanishi.

NJPW, 2/8/01
Fukushima City Gymnasium
2,100 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Wataru Inoue (9:08) with a crab hold.
2. Kendo Kashin vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:37) with a cross armbreaker.
3. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (11:29) when King used a moonsault press on Takaiwa.
4. Yutaka Yoshie & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Osamu Nishimura & Kenzo Suzuki (12:52) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Suzuki.
5. Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka (11:59) when Kojima used a lariat on Choshu.
6. Manabu Nakanishi & Junji Hirata vs. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer (12:42) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on
Hammer.
7. Kensuke Sasaki, Takashi Iizuka, Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Super J, Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (15:47)
when Johnston used a cross armbreaker on Ohara.

NJPW, 2/7/01
Yokosuka Sports Center
2,000 Fans

1. Wataru Inoue vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:26) with an achilles tendon hold.
2. Silver King vs. El Samurai (11:36) with a moonsault press.
3. Osamu Nishimura vs. Shinya Makabe (13:26) with a Cobra Twist.
4. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Kendo Kashin & Dr. Wagner Jr. (14:23) when Takaiwa
used a Death Valley bomb on Wagner.
5. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston vs. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (12:22) when Iizuka used a sleeper
hold on Hiro.
6. Shinjiro Otani & The Sledge Hammer vs. Yuji Nagata & Kenzo Suzuki (14:49) when Hammer used the Sledge Driver on Suzuki.
7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Super J vs. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (18:49) when Kojima used a lariat
on Yoshie.

NJPW, 2/4/01 (WPW)
Hokkaido Sports Center
6,500 Fans

1. Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wataru Inoue (7:29) with a kneel kick.
2. Minoru Tanaka, Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Shinya Makabe vs. Kendo Kashin, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (12:34) when Tanaka used the
Minoru Special on King.
3. Brian Johnston & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Koji Kanemoto (12:18) when Yoshie used a half-nelson suplex on Kanemoto.
4. Shinjiro Otani vs. Michiyoshi Ohara (8:39) with a cobra hold.
5. Riki Choshu & Kenzo Suzuki vs. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (8:25) when Choshu used a lariat on Goto.
6. Kensuke Sasaki & Yuji Nagata vs. Super Strong Machine & Jushin Thunder Liger (14:10) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on
Liger.
7. Keiji Muto vs. Takashi Iizuka (16:33) with a knee kick.
8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima © vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura (25:25) when Tenzan used the
TTD on Nishimura (3rd defense).

NJPW, 2/3/01 (WPW)
Hokkaido Sports Center
7,200 Fans – No Vacancy

1. El Samurai & Kendo Kashin vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Shinya Makabe (10:33) when Samurai used an avalanche-style reverse DDT on
Makabe.
2. Junji Hirata & The Sledge Hammer vs. Yutaka Yoshie & Kenzo Suzuki (9:56) when Hirata used a Devil Windmill suplex hold on Suzuki.
3. Super J, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara vs. Shiro Koshinaka, Brian Johnston & Osamu Nishimura (11:16) when J used an enzui lariat
on Koshinaka.
4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Kensuke Sasaki & Jushin Thunder Liger (16:48) when Kojima used a lariat on Liger.
5. Epilogue of Dragon 3rd: Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Yoshiaki Fujiwara (10:54) with a figure-four leglock.
6. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto © vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King (19:55) when Kanemoto
used a moonsault press on King (3rd defense).
7. Keiji Muto & Shinjiro Otani vs. Masahiro Chono & Don Frye (12:43) when Muto pinned Chono.
8. Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Toshiaki Kawada , Masanobu Fuchi & Nobutaka Araya (23:23) when Nakanishi
used an Argentine backbreaker on Araya.

NJPW, 1/31/01 (SXW)
Tokyo Differ Ariake
900 Fans

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Wataru Inoue (8:20) with a crab hold.
2. El Samurai vs. Katsuyori Shibata (6:47) with a diving headbutt.
3. Brian Johnston & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Kenzo Suzuki (11:03) when Johnston used a cross armbreaker on Koshinaka.
4. Kendo Kashin, Dr. Wagner Jr. & Silver King vs. Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (17:48) when Kashin used a cross
armbreaker on Tanaka.
5. Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Junji Hirata & Jushin Thunder Liger (12:06) when Goto used a backdrop hold on Hirata.
6. Shinjiro Otani vs. The Sledge Hammer (5:34) with a cobra hold.
7. Don Frye & Super J vs. Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata (17:58) when Frye used a sleeper hold on Nagata.
8. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Osamu Nishimura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (14:56) when
Nishimura used an Octopus hold on Ohara.
NJPW “NEW CENTURY DASH 2001”, 1/19/01 (WPW) (Details)
Okinawa Prefectural Budokan
4,500 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Shinya Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata (7:46) with a crab hold.
2. El Samurai & Kendo Kashin vs. Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto (15:15) when Samurai used a vertical drop reverse DDT on Kanemoto.
3. Takashi Iizuka vs. Kenzo Suzuki (11:21) with a sleeper hold.
4. Junji Hirata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Shiro Koshinaka & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (12:31) when Liger used a brainbuster on Takaiwa.
5. Shinjiro Otani vs. Hiro Saito (8:44) with a cobra hold.
6. 2/3 Falls: Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Tatsutoshi Goto &
Michiyoshi Ohara (22:06). Kojima used a lariat on Yoshie (8:43). Nagata used a backdrop hold on Kojima (10:09). Nakanishi used an
Argentine backbreaker on Goto (3:14).
NJPW “WRESTLING WORLD 2001”, 1/4/01 (WPW) (Details)
Tokyo Dome
62,001 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament – Round 1: Kensuke Sasaki vs. Satoshi Kojima (16:33) with a crab hold.
2. IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament – Round 1: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Yuji Nagata (16:45) with a moonsault press.
3. Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto vs. Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Shinya Makabe (18:02) when Kanemoto used a heel hold on Makabe.
4. Takashi Iizuka vs. Kendo Kashin (6:12) with a sleeper hold.
5. IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament – Semi Final: Kensuke Sasaki vs. Masahiro Chono (11:28) with the Strangle Hold Gamma.
6. IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament – Semi Final: Toshiaki Kawada vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan (10:45) with a powerbomb.
7. Keiji Muto & Shinjiro Otani vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Jushin Thunder Liger (5:44) when Otani used a cobra hold on Liger.
8. Riki Choshu vs. Shinya Hashimoto went to a no contest (15:20).
9. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kensuke Sasaki vs. Toshiaki Kawada (10:30) with a Northern Light bomb to become the 27th champion.

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