New Japan Pro Wrestling Power Struggle results for November 9th 2013
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Dark Match) Manabu Nakanishi, Captain New Japan, KUSHIDA & BUSHI vs. Yujiro Takahashi, YOSHI-HASHI, Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov
â—†Winner: Koslov (9:50) following the Contract Killer to BUSHI.
(1) IWGP Junior Tag Championship Match: [36th Champions] â€œSuzuki-gunâ€ TAKA Michinoku & Taichi vs. [Challengers/Super Jr. Tag Winners] â€œThe Young Bucksâ€ Matt & Nick Jackson
â—†Winner: Matt (9:22) following the More Bang 4 Your Buck on TAKA.
~ The Champions fall on their 2nd title defense.
~ The Young Bucks become the 37th IWGP Jr. Tag Champs.
~ Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov, and KUSHIDA all came out to challenge the newly crowned champions.
(2) Special Single Match: Tomoaki Honma vs. Katsuyori Shibata
â—†Winner: Shibata (9:43) following a Shouten.
~ Shibata beats Honma with Hirooki Gotoâ€™s maneuver.
(3) Special Tag Match: Yuji Nagata & Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
â—†Winner: Sakuraba (8:08) with a Sakuraba Lock on Iizuka.
(4) IWGP Tag & NWA World Tag Double Championship Irregular 3WAY Match: [62nd IWGP Champions] Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. [78th NWA Champions] Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. [Challengers] Rob Conway & Jax Dane
~ First pinfall is for the IWGP Tag belts, 2nd pinfall is for the NWA belts.
â—†Winner: Archer (8:41) following the Killer Bomb on Tenzan.
~ TenCozy fall on their 3rd IWGP title defense.
~ Killer Elite Squad becomes the 63rd IWGP Tag Champions.
â—†Winner: Conway (5:41) following the Ego Trip on Kojima.
~ Conway and Dane become the 79th NWA Tag Champs.
~ This also makes Conway the first man to hold the NWA Heavyweight and NWA Tag belts as the same time.
(5) Special Tag Match: Togi Makabe & Kota Ibushi vs. Prince Devitt & Bad Luck Fale
â—†Winner: Ibushi (11:15) with a Phoenix Splash on Devitt.
~ Ibushi gets the win over the current IWGP Jr. Champ.
~ Makabe and Fale continued to brawl after the match.
(6) Special Single Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tomohiro Ishii
â—†Winner: Tanahashi (17:38) with the High Fly Flow.
(7) Tokyo Dome IWGP Heavyweight Championship Challenger Rights Contract & NEVER Openweight Championship Match: [2nd Champion] Tetsuya Naito vs. [Challenger] Masato Tanaka
â—†Winner: Naito (15:46) with the Stardust Press.
~ 2nd successful title defense.
(8) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [6th Champion] Shinsuke Nakamura vs. [Challenger] Minoru Suzuki
â—†Winner: Nakamura (19:04) following the Boma~Ye.
~ 3rd successful title defense.
~ Nakamura requested that he defends the belt against Tanahashi next.
(9) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [59th Champion] Kazuchika Okada vs. [Challenger] â€œThe Machine Gunâ€ Karl Anderson
â—†Winner: Okada (22:49) following the Rainmaker.
~ 6th successful title defense.
~ Next up for Okada will be Naito who finally gets his title opportunity at WK8.
This was New Japanâ€™s final â€œbigâ€ show of the year, next up is WRESTLE KINGDOM 8. Here is what the early â€œexpectedâ€ card will look like.
WRESTLE KINGDOM 8 in Tokyo Dome, 1/4/2014 [Sat] 17:00 @ Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan
() IWGP Junior Tag Championship 4WAY Match: [37th Champions] â€œThe Young Bucksâ€ Matt & Nick Jackson vs. [Challengers] Taichi & TAKA Michinoku vs. [Challengers] â€œTime Splittersâ€ KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. [Challengers] Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov.
~ 1st title defense.
() IWGP Tag Championship Match: [63rd Champions] â€œKESâ€ Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. [Challengers] (WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2013 Winners)
~ 1st title defense.
() Special Single Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Katsuyori Shibata
() Special Tag Match: Yuji Nagata & Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Daniel & Horace Gracie
() IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [66th Champion] Prince Devitt vs. [Challenger] Kota Ibushi (DDT)
~ 5th title defense.
() IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [6th Champion] Shinsuke Nakamura vs. [Challenger] Hiroshi Tanahashi
~ 4th title defense.
() IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [59th Champion] Kazuchika Okada vs. [Challenger / 2013 G1 CLIMAX Winner] Tetsuya Naito
~ 7th title defense.