• WWE Star Loses Title At NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17
At today’s NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 pay-per-view, current WWE RAW Superstar Karl Anderson lost the NEVER Openweight Championship to Tama Tonga.
Below are the results from today’s show so far:
– Exhibition Match: Ryohei Oiwa vs. Oleg Boltin ended in a time limit draw
– New Japan Ranbo to determine who will challenge for the Provisional KOPW 2023 Championship at New Year Dash: Great-O-Khan, Shingo Takagi, Sho and Toru Yano advance to the 4-way match
– Antonio Inoki Memorial 6-Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima and Togi Makabe def. Tatsumi Fujinami, Minoru Suzuki and Tiger Mask
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Catch 2/2 (TJP and Francesco Akira) (c) (with Gideon Grey) def. LiYoh (Lio Rush and Yoh) to retain the Titles
– IWGP Women’s Championship Match: Kairi Sane (c) def. Tam Nakano to retain the Title
Sasha Banks debuted after the match as Mercedes Mone and confronted Kairi. You can watch it below:
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– IWGP Tag Team Championship Match: Bishamon (Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi) def. FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler) (c) to win the Titles
– Tournament Final to crown the inaugural NJPW World Television Champion: Zack Sabre Jr. def. Ren Narita to win the Title
After the match, TMDK came out and requested Sabre to join them as their leader, and he accepted.
– NEVER Openweight Championship Match: Tama Tonga (with Jado) def. Karl Anderson (c) to win the Title
New Video: NJPW Valet Pieter Tokyo Latina Shakes Her Exposed Tushy:
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 4, 1997) – WWF Shotgun Saturday Night *Debut Episode*
On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired the first ever episode of their new weekly TV show ‘WWF Shotgun Saturday Night ‘.
It was pre-taped at the Mirage Nightclub in New York City, New York and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1997’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
The Flying Nuns (The Headbangers) vs. The Godwinns
Goldust vs. The Sultan
Ahmed Johnson vs. Crush
Mascarita Sagrada Jr. vs. Mini Vader