As we get closer to NJPW’s big event .“Wrestling Dontaku” which will be held on 3rd May 2015 at Fukuoka Convention Centre, the Road to Wrestling Dontaku begins. We will be covering this 8-night event to update you on the results building up to Wrestling Dontaku.
Night 1 – Korakuen Hall, Tokyo (17 April 2015)
The first night of the event began in Tokyo, on the 17th April at the Korakuen Hall, where 1910 people witnessed a spectacular show featuring 7 matches including the 10-men Tag match. The main event was closely spectated by the audience as it featured the two individuals that will face each other at Wrestling Dontaku for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
Here are the results for the matches of the 1st Night on the Road to Wrestling Dontaku:
- Tiger Mask def. Sho Tanaka
- Beretta & Rocky Romero def. Yohei Komatsu & Mascara Dorada
- Ryusuke Taguchi & Yuji Nagata def. Captain New Japan & Manabu Nakanishi
- KUSHIDA, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. Cody Hall, Kenny Omega & Yujiro Takahashi
- Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson def. Tomoaki Honma & Tetsuya Naito
- Gedo & Kazuchika Okada def. Tama Tonga & Back Luck Fale
Kota Ibushi, Katsuyori Shibata, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe & Hirooki Goto
YOSHI-HASHI, Kazushi Sakuraba, Toru Yano, Tomohiro Ishii & Shinsuke Nakamura
Night 2 – I Messe Yamanashi, Yamanashi (19 April 2015)
The second night of the event took place at Yamanashi on the 19th April, with 1100 people in attendance at the I Messe Yamanashi. The main event of the evening once again featured the two that were impressive with their respective teams on the 1st Night. However, the champion’s team lost in the first night and want to take the opportunity for the rematch in the 2nd night with the 6-man tag match main event.
Here are the results for the 2nd Night on the road to Wrestling Dontaku:
- Sho Tanaka def. Jay White
- Tiger Mask, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Yuji Nagata def. Yohei Komatsu, Mascara Dorada & Manabu Nakanishi
- Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. Cody Hall & Yujiro Takahashi
- Bad Luck Fale, Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson def. Tomoaki Honma, Tetsuya Naito & Katsuyori Shibata
- Gedo & Kazuchika Okada def. Kenny Omega & Tama Tonga
- YOSHI-HASHI, Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii def. Captain New Japan, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Togi Makabe
Beretta, Rocky Romero & Shinsuke Nakamura def. KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Hirooki Goto
Night 3 will take place on the 21st April at the Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium in Osaka, and then followed by Night 4 which will take place at Kunibiki Messe in Shimane on the 22nd April.
We will keep you updated with the events and the results of the matches on the Road to WRESTLING DONTAKU.
Source: NJPW Official Website