New Japan
  • Main
  • Next Tour
  • IWGP Quick!
  • Archived News
  • Fighters
  • History
  • Old News (1997-1999)
  • Old News (3/03~4/04)
  • Results & Schedule
  • Wallpaper

  • WRESTLE LAND
  • Fighters
  • Results & Schedule
  • What Is It?

  • LOCK UP
  • Results & Schedule
  • What Is It?

  • Chat Live!
  • Contact Me
  • Interviews
  • IWTV Sign-up Guide
  • Japanese Venues List
  • Miscellaneous
  • New Japan Discussion
  • Old SSS Archives
  • Result Flashes
  • SSS @ MySpace

  • Affiliates
  • DGUSA
  • Green Destiny
  • MAXIMUM Zero
  • Shining Road

  • Support Us


    Shows: 12
    Total attendance: 35,454
    Average attendance: 2,955
    Highest attendance: 11,000 on 2/20/05 (headlined by Satoshi Kojima vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan)
    Lowest attendance: 1,300 on 1/29/05 (headlined by Osamu Nishimura vs. Minoru Suzuki)
    Longest match: Yuji Nagata, Osamu Nishimura, Togi Makabe, Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Masahiro Chono, Manabu Nakanishi, Mitsuya Nagai, Minoru Tanaka & Harry Smith on 1/26/05 at 65:14
    Shortest match: Tatsutoshi Goto vs. Naofumi Yamamoto on 1/26/05 at 3:56

    NJPW, 2/20/05 (WPW/PPV/NJ+IWTV Internet) (Look!) (Buy)
    Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
    11,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Hiroshi Nagao beat Naofumi Yamamoto (5:51) with a chokeslam.
    2. Hirooki Goto & Akiya Anzawa beat Yujiro & Katsuhiko Nakajima (8:18) when Goto used a cross armbreaker on Yujiro.
    3. Togi Makabe & Masayuki Naruse beat Yutaka Yoshie & Masahito Kakihara (8:39) when Makabe used a lariat on Kakihara.
    4. Minoru Tanaka, Jado, Gedo & James Gibson beat Koji Kanemoto, Wataru Inoue, Katsushi Takemura & Taiji Ishimori (10:04) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Inoue.
    5. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Tiger Mask (c) beat Jushin Thunder Liger (16:07) with a Tiger suplex hold (1st defense).
    6. Osamu Nishimura beat Riki Choshu (9:02) by DQ.
    7. New Japan vs. Black New Japan - Singles Elimination Match: Masahiro Chono Black New Japan, Manabu Nakanishi Black New Japan, Minoru Suzuki Black New Japan & Mitsuya Nagai Black New Japan beat Yuji Nagata New Japan, Kensuke Sasaki New Japan, Shinsuke Nakamura New Japan & Hiroshi Tanahashi New Japan (52:07). Sasaki vs. Chono went to a draw when the time limit expired (15:00). Nakanishi used the Hercules Cutter on Nagata (11:58). Nakamura used a cross armbreaker on Nakanishi (4:18). Nakamura used a standing cross armbreaker on Nagai (4:18). Suzuki used a Gotch-style piledriver on Nakamura (4:34). Suzuki pinned Tanahashi after a sleeper hold (11:59).
    8. IWGP Heavyweight Title & Triple Crown: Satoshi Kojima All Japan (c) beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan (c) (59:49) by KO (1st defense) to become the 41st IWGP Heavyweight Champion.

    NJPW, 2/19/05 (SXW) (Look!)
    Iwatsuki Tsukinomori Sports Center
    1,700 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Hiroshi Nagao beat Akiya Anzawa (7:16) with a chokeslam.
    2. Wataru Inoue beat Naofumi Yamamoto (7:19) with the Triangle Lancer.
    3. Togi Makabe beat Yujiro (7:41) with a one-arm camel clutch.
    4. James Gibson beat Hirooki Goto (10:28) with a diving guillotine drop.
    5. Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie beat Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura (16:49) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Takemura.
    6. Tiger Mask, Masahito Kakihara & Taiji Ishimori vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Jado & Gedo went to a draw (15:30) when Tiger & Liger were counted out.
    7. Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse (16:52) when Tanahashi used the Sling Blade on Naruse.
    8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata & Koji Kanemoto beat Manabu Nakanishi, Black Strong Machine & Minoru Tanaka (19:56) when Tenzan used the TTD on Machine.

    NJPW, 2/18/05 (Look!)
    Sanjo Welfare Hall
    1,400 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Akiya Anzawa beat Yujiro (7:58) with a Zero-sen kick.
    2. Hirooki Goto & Hiroshi Nagao beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Naofumi Yamamoto (9:43) when Goto used a cross armbreaker on Yamamoto.
    3. Minoru Tanaka, Jado & Gedo beat Wataru Inoue, Katsushi Takemura & Taiji Ishimori (15:31) when Jado used the Crossface of JADO on Takemura.
    4. Yutaka Yoshie & Masahito Kakihara beat Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse (14:13) when Yoshie used a diving body press on Nagai.
    5. Manabu Nakanishi & Black Strong Machine beat Hiro Saito & Takashi Iizuka (13:37) when Machine used a Devil Windmill suplex hold on Hiro.
    6. Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask beat Jushin Thunder Liger & James Gibson (17:01) when Kanemoto used an ankle hold on Gibson.
    7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura beat Togi Makabe, Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi (19:26) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Makabe.

    NJPW, 2/13/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Gifu Industrial Hall
    3,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Naofumi Yamamoto beat Yujiro (7:19) with a crab hold.
    2. Hirooki Goto beat Hiroshi Nagao (7:05) with a cross armbreaker.
    3. Katsuhiko Nakajima & Taiji Ishimori beat El Samurai & Akiya Anzawa (9:12) when Nakajima used the R-15 on Anzawa.
    4. Black Strong Machine & Mitsuya Nagai beat Masahito Kakihara & Katsushi Takemura (13:59) when Nagai used the Hyper Knee Kuga on Kakihara.
    5. Minoru Tanaka & Jado beat Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue (11:00) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Kanemoto.
    6. Tiger Mask beat James Gibson (10:48) with a Tiger suplex hold.
    7. Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Togi Makabe & Yutaka Yoshie (20:48) when Tanahashi used a grounded Dragon sleeper on Yoshie.
    8. Masahiro Chono, Manabu Nakanishi & Minoru Suzuki beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura (20:50) when Chono used an FTS on Nishimura.

    NJPW, 2/11/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Osaka Rinkai Sports Center
    1,800 Fans

    1. Akiya Anzawa beat Naofumi Yamamoto (6:24) with a Zero-sen kick.
    2. Wataru Inoue & Hirooki Goto beat Yujiro & Katsuhiko Nakajima (9:52) when Inoue used the Triangle Lancer on Yujiro.
    3. Yutaka Yoshie beat Hiroshi Nagao (6:48) with a crab hold.
    4. Jado, Gedo & James Gibson beat El Samurai, Masahito Kakihara & Taiji Ishimori (11:43) when Gibson used a diving guillotine drop on Samurai.
    5. Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura beat Black Strong Machine & Mitsuya Nagai (15:58) when Nishimura used a backslide on Nagai.
    6. Shinsuke Nakamura, Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask beat Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka (12:30) when Kanemoto used an ankle hold on Tanaka.
    7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Togi Makabe (8:33) with the Anaconda Vice.
    8. Masahiro Chono & Minoru Suzuki beat Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi (19:31) when Suzuki used a sleeper hold on Tanahashi.

    NJPW, 2/4/05 (Look!)
    Fukushima City Gymnasium
    1,500 Fans

    1. Akiya Anzawa beat Yujiro (6:54) with an Octopus hold.
    2. Hiro Saito & Katsushi Takemura beat Hirooki Goto & Naofumi Yamamoto (9:25) when Takemura used the M9 on Yamamoto.
    3. Tatsutoshi Goto & Masahito Kakihara beat Yutaka Yoshie & Hiroshi Nagao (11:11) when Kakihara used a cross armbreaker on Nagao.
    4. Minoru Tanaka & Harry Smith beat Togi Makabe & El Samurai (11:29) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
    5. Koji Kanemoto, Tiger Mask & Wataru Inoue vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Jado & Gedo went to a draw (20:00) when the time limit expired.
    6. Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Osamu Nishimura & Masayuki Naruse (18:40) when Nakamura used a German suplex hold on Naruse.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi & Mitsuya Nagai beat Yuji Nagata & Takashi Iizuka (15:31) when Nakanishi used the Hercules Cutter on Iizuka.

    NJPW, 2/3/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Iwate Prefectural Gymnasium
    1,700 Fans

    1. Naofumi Yamamoto beat Akiya Anzawa (6:52) with a modified chickenwing hold.
    2. Jado beat Hiroshi Nagao (5:12) with the Crossface of JADO.
    3. Takashi Iizuka & Masayuki Naruse beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Yujiro (11:18) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Yujiro.
    4. Gedo beat Katsushi Takemura (10:48) with the Gedo clutch.
    5. Hiro Saito & El Samurai beat Tiger Mask & Masahito Kakihara (12:51) when Samurai used a Kido clutch on Kakihara.
    6. Togi Makabe & Yutaka Yoshie beat Mitsuya Nagai & Harry Smith (13:13) when Yoshie used a diving body press on Nagai.
    7. Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Yuji Nagata & Hirooki Goto (14:09) when Tanahashi used the Sling Blade on Goto.
    8. Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka beat Osamu Nishimura, Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue (23:19) when Liger used the CTB on Inoue.

    NJPW "TOUKON FESTIVAL", 1/31/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Hakodate Citizen Gymnasium
    4,200 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Yujiro beat Naofumi Yamamoto (6:02) with a waterwheel drop.
    2. Hirooki Goto beat Akiya Anzawa (6:48) with a cross armbreaker.
    3. Tatsutoshi Goto & Masayuki Naruse beat Yutaka Yoshie & Hiroshi Nagao (11:50) when Naruse used a front sleeper on Nagao.
    4. Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura beat Hiro Saito & El Samurai (11:06) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Samurai.
    5. Minoru Tanaka & Harry Smith beat Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue (12:22) when Smith used a Liger bomb on Inoue.
    6. Jushin Thunder Liger, Jado & Gedo beat Koji Kanemoto, Tiger Mask & Taiji Ishimori (13:38) when Liger used a brainbuster on Kanemoto.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima beat Yuji Nagata & Takashi Iizuka (14:50) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Iizuka.
    8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Masahiro Chono, Manabu Nakanishi & Mitsuya Nagai (18:46) when Nakamura used a cross armbreaker on Nagai.

    NJPW, 1/30/05 (WPW/NJ+IWTV Internet) (Look!)
    Tsukisamu Green Dome
    3,800 Fans

    1. Akiya Anzawa beat Naofumi Yamamoto (7:26) with a Zero-sen kick.
    2. El Samurai beat Taiji Ishimori (6:56) with a vertical drop reverse DDT.
    3. Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse beat Takashi Iizuka & Hirooki Goto (14:42) when Naruse used the Crazy Cyclone on Goto.
    4. Koji Kanemoto, Wataru Inoue & Katsushi Takemura beat Minoru Tanaka, Jado & Gedo (16:27) when Kanemoto used an ankle hold on Jado.
    5. Jushin Thunder Liger & Harry Smith beat Tiger Mask & Hiroshi Nagao (11:46) when Smith used a Liger bomb on Nagao.
    6. Osamu Nishimura & Togi Makabe beat Riki Choshu & Tomohiro Ishii (8:40) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Ishii.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi beat Yutaka Yoshie (10:09) with the Hercules Cutter.
    8. Masahiro Chono & Minoru Suzuki beat Kensuke Sasaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima (10:32) when Suzuki used a sleeper hold on Nakajima.
    9. IWGP Tag Team Title: Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Yuji Nagata (32:35) when Tanahashi used a Dragon suplex hold on Nagata (1st defense).

    NJPW/Muga "MUGA IN SAPPORO", 1/29/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Sapporo Teisen Hall
    1,300 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. European Catch Rules: Shinsuke Nakamura beat Osamu Matsuda (R4 1:06) with a cross armbreaker.
    2. European Catch Rules: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Katsushi Takemura (R3 1:57) with a Dragon sleeper.
    3. European Catch Rules: Yutaka Yoshie beat Takashi Iizuka (R6 2:59) with a cradle cutback.
    4. European Catch Rules: Yuji Nagata beat Jushin Thunder Liger (R4 2:10) by DQ (red card).
    5. European Catch Rules: Hiro Saito beat Gedo (R3 2:03) with a diving senton.
    6. European Catch Rules: Osamu Nishimura vs. Minoru Suzuki Pancrase went to a draw (R6 3:00) when the time limit expired.

    NJPW, 1/26/05 (Samurai! TV) (Look!)
    Miyagi Sports Center
    2,500 Fans

    1. Yujiro beat Akiya Anzawa (7:08) with a waterwheel drop.
    2. Hirooki Goto beat Hiroshi Nagao (7:21) with a cross armbreaker.
    3. Tatsutoshi Goto beat Naofumi Yamamoto (3:56) with a backdrop suplex.
    4. Ryusuke Taguchi Farewell Match #2: Ryusuke Taguchi & Taiji Ishimori beat Tiger Mask & El Samurai (11:17) when Taguchi used a huracanrana on Samurai.
    5. New Japan vs. Black New Japan: Jushin Thunder Liger Black New Japan beat Katsushi Takemura New Japan (14:28) with the CTB.
    6. New Japan vs. Black New Japan: Koji Kanemoto New Japan & Wataru Inoue New Japan beat Jado Black New Japan & Gedo Black New Japan (13:42) when Inoue used the Triangle Lancer on Gedo.
    7. New Japan vs. Black New Japan - Singles Elimination Match: Yuji Nagata New Japan, Osamu Nishimura New Japan, Togi Makabe New Japan, Shinsuke Nakamura New Japan & Hiroshi Tanahashi New Japan beat Masahiro Chono Black New Japan, Manabu Nakanishi Black New Japan, Mitsuya Nagai Black New Japan, Minoru Tanaka Black New Japan & Harry Smith Black New Japan (65:14). Tanahashi vs. Smith went to a draw when the time limit expired (15:00). Nakamura used the Shining Triangle on Tanaka (9:55). Nagai beat Nakamura by countout (5:27). Makabe used a lariat on Nagai (9:46). Chono used an inside cradle on Makabe (5:38). Nishimura vs. Chono went to a double countout (7:19). Nagata used a reverse Nagata Lock III on Nakanishi (12:09).

    NJPW, 1/23/05 (SXW) (Look!)
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall
    1,554 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Naofumi Yamamoto beat Yujiro (6:22) with a crab hold.
    2. Masahito Kakihara & Hiroshi Nagao beat El Samurai & Akiya Anzawa (6:15) when Kakihara used the Kaki Cutter on Anzawa.
    3. Jushin Thunder Liger, Jado & Gedo beat Tiger Mask, Katsushi Takemura & Taiji Ishimori (13:25) when Liger used the CTB on Ishimori.
    4. New Japan vs. Black New Japan: Harry Smith Black New Japan beat Hiro Saito New Japan (8:01) with a Liger bomb.
    5. Ryusuke Taguchi Farewell Match #1: Wataru Inoue beat Ryusuke Taguchi (7:56) with the Triangle Lancer.
    6. Shinsuke Nakamura beat Hirooki Goto (4:59) with a cross armbreaker.
    7. All Asia Tag Team Title: Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse (c) beat Blue Wolf & Toru Yano (22:29) when Nagai used a diving knee attack on Yano (2nd defense).
    8. Yuji Nagata, Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura beat Togi Makabe, Yutaka Yoshie & Hiroshi Tanahashi (19:40) when Nagata used a reverse Nagata Lock III on Yoshie.
    9. New Japan vs. Black New Japan: Manabu Nakanishi Black New Japan & Minoru Tanaka Black New Japan beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan New Japan & Koji Kanemoto New Japan (22:38) when Nakanishi used the Hercules Cutter on Kanemoto.

    Copyright � 2007 Strong Style Spirit