Written by IQWrestler
Saturday, June 15th, 2013
The Real Rock’n'Rolla Prince Devitt has dominated this years BOSJ with a clean sweep, winning every single one of his matches. Devitt now says he want the IWGP Heavyweight title but also stated that he has no plans on vacating his Jr. title title. Devitt will have a chance to take a huge leap closer to his goal, as he faces former champ Hiroshi Tanahashi at next weeks stacked Dominion iPPV.
Here’s the full card.
Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov (c) vs. Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA
Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi & Captain New Japan vs. “BULLET CLUB” Kal Anderson, Tama Tonga & Bad Luck Fale
IWGP Tag Team Title, 3 Way Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (c) vs. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka
NWA World Heavyweight Title: Rob Conway (c) vs. Manabu Nakanishi
Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki & Shelton Benjamin
Tetsuya Naito Return Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi
Special Singles Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Katsuyori Shibata
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Prince Devitt
IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Togi Makabe
The greasy situation in AJPW has seen a few developments. Triple Crown champ, Suwama, along with Taiyo Kea & Masanobu Fuchi will all be staying with AJPW. Another rumor around is that Genichiro Tenryu will be re-joining the AJPW ranks.
300 million yen and he was asked by former president
On Mitsuharu Misawa’s memorial show, NOAH have announced a big match for GREAT VOYAGE 2013 IN TOKYO next month. The eternal rivals, KENTA and Naomichi Marufuji will meet for the first time under KENTA’s reign as GHC Heavyweight champ. Also booked is a Jr. title bout between champ Taiji Ishimori and Super Crazy.
The NOAH Jr. Heavyweight Tag League lineup has also been announced.
BRAVE: Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge
Daisuke Harada & Hitoshi Kumano
Ultra-Violence Lucha Libre: Pesadilla & Dual Force
Team America & Australia: Roderick Strong & Slex
NO MERCY: Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach SUWA Jr.
Los Mexitosos: Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin
Shiori Asahi & Hiro Tonai
Team South America: Kaiser & Gaston Mateo
Anglo Japanese Technician Team: Yoshinari Ogawa & Zack Sabre Jr.
Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask
Abdullah Kobayashi Hepatitis C update & Zero1 goodness after the jump.
The big rumor last roundup was that BJW top star Abdullah Kobayashi had Hepatitis C and due to the extremely bloody nature of his matches, he may have spread it to others. Thankfully this rumor was just that, a rumor. After further testing Abdullah has been given the all clear.
Zero1 will kick off their annual Fire Festival next month. The lineup looks like this.
Demon Ueda (ehemals Shito Ueda)