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    NJPW "BATTLE X'MAS 1996", 12/23/96 (night show)
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall

    1. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Yuji Nagata (11:21) with a cross armbreaker.
    2. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito beat Satoshi Kojima, Tadao Yasuda & Yutaka Yoshie (16:41) when Hiro pinned Yasuda.

    NJPW "BATTLE X'MAS 1996", 12/23/96 (day show)
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall

    1. Tatsuhito Takaiwa beat Kazuyuki Fujita (8:36) with a German suplex hold.
    2. Black Cat beat Norio Honaga (13:17) by pinfall.
    3. Osamu Kido beat Kuniaki Kobayashi (8:23) with a modified wakigatame.
    4. Jushin Thunder Liger & Osamu Nishimura beat Koji Kanemoto & Yuji Nagata (13:08) when Nishimura used a Northern Light suplex hold on Nagata.
    5. Akira Nogami & Akitoshi Saito beat Keiji Muto & Yutaka Yoshie (14:12) when Nogami pinned Yoshie.
    6. Kengo Kimura, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Shinya Hashimoto, Junji Hirata & Tadao Yasuda (15:11) when Goto pinned Yasuda.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima beat Kensuke Sasaki & Takashi Iizuka (15:44) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on Iizuka.


    BATTLE FINAL 1996 (11/20/96 to 12/9/96)

    NJPW, 11/3/96
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall
    1,960 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata beat Junji Hirata & Norio Honaga (12:57) when Nagata used a cross armbreaker on Honaga.
    2. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Kensuke Sasaki & Shinjiro Otani beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Akitoshi Saito (9:54) when Otani used a cross armbreaker on Saito.
    3. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Shinya Hashimoto & Yutaka Yoshie (12:49) when Ohara pinned Yoshie.
    4. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger beat Tatsumi Fujinami & El Samurai (14:29) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Samurai.
    5. Kengo Kimura & Kuniaki Kobayashi beat Osamu Kido & Tadao Yasuda (9:00) when Kimura pinned Yasuda.
    6. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Semi Final: Kensuke Sasaki & Shinjiro Otani beat Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata (15:26) when Sasaki pinned Nagata.
    7. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Semi Final: Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger (15:44) when Ohara pinned Liger.
    8. Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito beat Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura (14:49) when Chono pinned Nakanishi.
    9. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Final: Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Kensuke Sasaki & Shinjiro Otani (15:26) when Nogami used a Dragon suplex hold on Otani.

    NJPW, 10/20/96
    Kobe World Hall
    6,800 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. El Samurai beat Tatsuhito Takaiwa (7:57) with the Samurai bomb.
    2. Tadao Yasuda & Shinjiro Otani beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Akitoshi Saito (9:22) when Yasuda used a crab hold on Saito.
    3. Osamu Nishimura & Yuji Nagata beat Steven Regal World Championship Wrestling & David Taylor World Championship Wrestling (11:41) when Nishimura used a Northern Light suplex hold on Regal.
    4. Rick Steiner World Championship Wrestling & Junji Hirata beat Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito (8:42) when Hirata pinned Hiro.
    5. Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido beat Kengo Kimura & Kuniaki Kobayashi (9:39) when Fujinami used a Cobra Twist on Kobayashi.
    6. Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka beat Shiro Koshinaka & Akira Nogami (11:54) when Yamazaki used a cross kneelock on Nogami.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi beat Michiyoshi Ohara (8:57) with an Argentine backbreaker.
    8. Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Satoshi Kojima (11:06) with a diving headbutt.
    9. Great Muta beat Jushin Thunder Liger (17:35) with a moonsault press.
    10. Super Grade Tag League: Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki [2] beat Shinya Hashimoto & Scott Norton [2] (9:40) when Sasaki used a lariat on Norton.

    NJPW, 9/23/96
    Yokohama Arena
    16,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling & Shinjiro Otani beat El Samurai & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (13:19) when Otani used a Dragon suplex hold on Samurai.
    2. Junji Hirata, Satoshi Kojima, Osamu Nishimura & Yuji Nagata beat Kuniaki Kobayashi, Akira Nogami, Michiyoshi Ohara & Akitoshi Saito (9:40) when Kojima pinned Ohara.
    3. Sting World Championship Wrestling & Lex Luger World Championship Wrestling beat Arn Anderson World Championship Wrestling & Steven Regal World Championship Wrestling (12:03) when Sting used a Scorpion Deathlock on Anderson.
    4. Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu beat Kengo Kimura & Tatsutoshi Goto (7:08) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Goto.
    5. Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling beat Tadao Yasuda (3:31) by pinfall.
    6. Rick Steiner beat Manabu Nakanishi (8:00) by pinfall.
    7. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Semi Final: Kensuke Sasaki beat Scott Norton by forfeit.
    8. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Semi Final: Shiro Koshinaka beat Shinya Hashimoto (10:56) by pinfall.
    9. Jushin Thunder Liger Return Match: Jushin Thunder Liger beat Wild Pegasus (18:31) by pinfall.
    10. Different Style Fight: Keiji Muto beat Pedro Otavio (6:06) by submission.
    11. IWGP Tag Team Title: Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (c) beat Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka (18:06) when Chono pinned Iizuka (1st defense).
    12. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Final: Kensuke Sasaki beat Shiro Koshinaka (12:10) by pinfall.

    NJPW, 9/21/96
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall

    1. Yuji Nagata & Shinjiro Otani beat El Samurai & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (13:18) when Nagata used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
    2. Rick Steiner World Championship Wrestling & Marcus Bagwell World Championship Wrestling beat Arn Anderson World Championship Wrestling & Hugh Morrus World Championship Wrestling (11:16) when Steiner used a powerslam on Morrus.
    3. Takashi Iizuka beat Hiro Saito (7:26) with a cross kneelock.
    4. Tatsumi Fujinami, Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura beat Lex Luger World Championship Wrestling, Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling & Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling (10:34) when Nishimura used a Northern Light suplex hold on Malenko.
    5. Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling beat Manabu Nakanishi (7:14) with a lariat.
    6. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 2: Scott Norton beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan (4:59) with a powerslam.
    7. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 2: Shiro Koshinaka beat Sting World Championship Wrestling (9:57) with a horizontal cradle.
    8. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 2: Kensuke Sasaki beat Ric Flair World Championship Wrestling (9:37) with the Strangle Hold Gamma.
    9. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 2: Shinya Hashimoto beat Steven Regal World Championship Wrestling (16:16) with a DDT.

    NJPW, 9/20/96
    Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium

    1. Junji Hirata, Takashi Iizuka & Shinjiro Otani beat Satoshi Kojima, Osamu Nishimura & Yuji Nagata (11:38) when Hirata used a Liger bomb on Nagata.
    2. Manabu Nakanishi beat Hugh Morrus World Championship Wrestling (8:11) with a Scorpion Deathlock.
    3. Shiro Koshinaka & Sting World Championship Wrestling beat Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito (7:52) when Sting used a DDT on Hiro.
    4. Keiji Muto & Rick Steiner World Championship Wrestling beat Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling & Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling when Muto used a moonsault press on Pegasus.
    5. Steven Regal World Championship Wrestling & Marcus Bagwell World Championship Wrestling beat Shinya Hashimoto & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (15:59) when Regal used the Royal stretch on Tiger.
    6. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 1: Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Arn Anderson World Championship Wrestling (9:45) with a diving headbutt.
    7. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 1: Ric Flair World Championship Wrestling beat Tatsumi Fujinami (10:31) with an inside cradle.
    8. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 1: Scott Norton beat Riki Choshu (5:41) with a lariat.
    9. Japan/U.S. Superstars Tournament - Round 1: Kensuke Sasaki beat Lex Luger World Championship Wrestling (9:37) with the Strangle Hold Gamma.

    NJPW, 9/17/96
    Kofu Region

    1. Yuji Nagata beat Yutaka Yoshie (10:13) with a cross armbreaker.
    2. Norio Honaga & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling beat Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling & Shinjiro Otani (13:12) when Honaga used a la magistral on Malenko.
    3. Kengo Kimura, Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Takashi Iizuka, El Samurai & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (12:13) when Nogami used a diving body press on Takaiwa.
    4. Osamu Nishimura & Tadao Yasuda beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Akitoshi Saito (11:48) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Saito.
    5. Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka beat Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido (9:17) when Koshinaka used a hip attack on Kido.
    6. Keiji Muto & Rick Steiner World Championship Wrestling beat Masa Saito & Junji Hirata (11:07) when Steiner used a powerslam on Saito.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi Return Match: Manabu Nakanishi beat Riki Choshu (7:44) with an Argentine backbreaker.
    8. Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling & Kensuke Sasaki beat Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan when Tenzan was DQ'd.
    9. Shinya Hashimoto beat Satoshi Kojima (12:52) with a vertical drop brainbuster.

    G1 CLIMAX 1996 (8/2/96 to 8/6/96)

    NJPW, 7/29/96
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall
    1,525 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Nobukazu Hirai WAR beat Yutaka Yoshie (8:38) with a WAR Special.
    2. Yuji Nagata beat Kuniaki Kobayashi (9:16) with a cross armbreaker.
    3. Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Akira Nogami (10:17) with a modified crab hold.
    4. Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito (13:13) when Goto pinned Hiro.
    5. Shiro Koshinaka & Akitoshi Saito beat Koki Kitahara WAR & Nobutaka Araya WAR (13:33) when Koshinaka pinned Araya.
    6. Tatsumi Fujinami beat Kengo Kimura (21:51) by referee stop.

    NJPW, 7/17/96
    Nakajima Sports Center

    1. Randy Savage World Championship Wrestling beat Jushin Thunder Liger (8:12) with a diving elbow drop.
    2. WCW Heavyweight Title: The Giant World Championship Wrestling (c) beat Sting (5:43) with a chokeslam.
    3. Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling, Hawk Warrior World Championship Wrestling & Power Warrior beat Riki Choshu, Keiji Muto & Satoshi Kojima (7:31) when Hawk pinned Muto after the Double Impact.
    4. Tatsumi Fujinami, Shiro Koshinaka & Akira Nogami beat Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito (10:52) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Hiro.
    5. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Shinya Hashimoto (c) beat Ric Flair World Championship Wrestling (12:54) with a DDT (2nd defense).

    NJPW, 7/16/96
    Nakajima Sports Center

    1. Kengo Kimura, Akira Nogami & Akitoshi Saito beat Junji Hirata, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie
    2. Osamu Kido beat Brad Armstrong World Championship Wrestling (6:30) by submission.
    3. Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara
    4. Jushin Thunder Liger, Norio Honaga & El Samurai beat Shinjiro Otani, Tokimitsu Ishizawa & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (11:47)
    5. Ric Flair World Championship Wrestling beat Randy Savage World Championship Wrestling (11:27) with a figure-four leglock.
    6. Great Muta & Sting World Championship Wrestling beat Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling & Hawk Warrior World Championship Wrestling (7:15) when Muta used a horizontal cradle on Hawk.
    7. Riki Choshu & Shinya Hashimoto beat Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka (10:35) when Hashimoto used a vertical drop brainbuster on Fujinami.
    8. WCW Heavyweight Title: The Giant World Championship Wrestling (c) beat Kensuke Sasaki (4:53) with a chokeslam.
    9. IWGP Tag Team Title: Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka (c) (22:17) when Chono used an STF on Iizuka to become the 28th champions.

    NJPW "SKYDIVING J", 6/17/96
    Tokyo Nippon Budokan
    13,500 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. WAR International Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Yuji Yasuraoka WAR & Lance Storm WAR (c) beat Norio Honaga & El Samurai (13:28) when Storm used a front cradle on Honaga.
    2. NWA Jr. Heavyweight Title: Masayoshi Motegi (c) beat Shiryu Michinoku Pro (11:51) with an avalanche-style powerbomb.
    3. WWA Jr. Heavyweight Title: Gran Hamada Michinoku Pro (c) beat Tatsuhito Takaiwa (12:05) with a swinging DDT.
    4. UWA Jr. Light Heavyweight Title: Shinjiro Otani beat Kazushi Sakuraba UWF-I (8:15) with a chickenwing facelock to become the 27th champion (decision match).
    5. CMLL Welterweight Title: Super Delfin Michinoku Pro (c) beat TAKA Michinoku Michinoku Pro (16:09) with the Delfin Special #1.
    6. WAR International Jr. Heavyweight Title: Ultimo Dragon WAR (c) beat Gran Naniwa Michinoku Pro (13:58) with a la magistral.
    7. British Commonwealth Jr. Heavyweight Title: Jushin Thunder Liger beat Dick Togo Michinoku Pro (c) (15:56) with a shotei to become the 6th champion.
    8. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Great Sasuke Michinoku Pro (c) beat Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (16:54) with an avalanche-style Frankensteiner (1st defense).

    NJPW, 6/12/96
    Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
    6,650 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Yuji Nagata & Tokimitsu Ishizawa beat Michiyoshi Ohara & Akitoshi Saito (10:27) when Nagata used a cross armbreaker on Saito.
    2. Dean Malenko & Franz Schumann beat Black Cat & Villano IV (9:07) when Malenko used a Texas Cloverleaf hold on Villano.
    3. Kengo Kimura, Tatsutoshi Goto & Akira Nogami beat Osamu Kido, Tadao Yasuda & Yutaka Yoshie (11:09) when Goto pinned Yoshie.
    4. El Samurai & Wild Pegasus beat Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (12:57) when Pegasus pinned Otani.
    5. Keiji Muto & Osamu Nishimura beat Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (11:09) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Tenzan.
    6. Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka beat Kensuke Sasaki & Satoshi Kojima (10:29) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Kojima.
    7. IWGP Tag Team Title: Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka beat Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata (c) (16:26) when Yamazaki used a cross armbreaker on Hirata to become the 27th champions.
    8. Best of the Super Jr. - Final: Black Tiger beat Jushin Thunder Liger (18:44) with an avalanche-style brainbuster.

    NJPW, 6/11/96
    Hiroshima Sun Plaza

    1. Best of the Super Jr. - Semi Final: Black Tiger beat Wild Pegasus (20:17) with an avalanche-style brainbuster.
    2. Best of the Super Jr. - Semi Final: Jushin Thunder Liger beat El Samurai (15:11) with a la magistral.
    3. Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka beat Osamu Kido & Kensuke Sasaki (10:53) when Iizuka used a cross kneelock on Kido.
    4. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Shinya Hashimoto beat Satoshi Kojima (11:51) with a vertical drop brainbuster (1st defense).

    NJPW, 6/5/96
    Beppu B-Con Plaza

    1. Best of the Super Jr. - Block A: Tatsuhito Takaiwa beat El Samurai (11:59) with an avalanche-style Death Valley bomb.
    2. Best of the Super Jr. - Block B: Shinjiro Otani beat Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (15:20) with a Tiger suplex hold.
    3. Satoshi Kojima beat Michiyoshi Ohara (10:32) with a German suplex hold.
    4. Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Kengo Kimura & Akitoshi Saito (12:25) when Tenzan used a diving headbutt on Saito.
    5. Shinya Hashimoto, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura beat Kazuo Yamazaki, Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata (10:16) when Hirata used a Devil Windmill suplex hold on Nagata.

    NJPW, 5/28/96
    Nagano Region

    1. Satoshi Kojima beat Osamu Nishimura (9:56) by submission.
    2. Best of the Super Jr. - Block B: Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling beat Villano IV (12:08)
    3. Best of the Super Jr. - Block A: El Samurai beat Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling (16:07)
    4. Best of the Super Jr. - Block B: Jushin Thunder Liger beat Norio Honaga (11:29) with a shotei.
    5. Shiro Koshinaka, Tatsutoshi Goto, Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Riki Choshu, Keiji Muto, Takashi Iizuka & Tadao Yasuda (12:06)
    6. Kazuo Yamazaki & Yuji Nagata beat Shinya Hashimoto & Shinjiro Otani (11:05) when Yamazaki used a cross kneelock on Otani.
    7. Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Junji Hirata & Kensuke Sasaki (13:41) when Tenzan used a moonsault press on Hirata.

    NJPW, 5/12/96
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall

    1. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Tokimitsu Ishizawa (9:00) with a heel hold.
    2. Shinya Hashimoto beat Yuji Nagata (7:40) with a triangle choke hold.
    3. Shiro Koshinaka & Tatsutoshi Goto beat Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (13:26) when Goto used a lariat on Chono.

    NJPW "BATTLE FORMATION 1996", 4/29/96 (WPW) (Buy)
    Tokyo Dome
    65,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Yuji Nagata & Tokimitsu Ishizawa beat Koji Kanemoto & Shinjiro Otani (11:20) when Nagata used an avalanche-style front suplex on Kanemoto.
    2. Riki Choshu, Takashi Iizuka, Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura beat Shiro Koshinaka, Tatsutoshi Goto, Kuniaki Kobayashi & Akira Nogami (11:04) when Choshu used a lariat on Nogami.
    3. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Great Sasuke Michinoku Pro beat Jushin Thunder Liger (c) (19:27) with a Tiger suplex hold to become the 27th champion.
    4. Randy Savage World Championship Wrestling beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan (9:49) with an inside cradle.
    5. Masahiro Chono beat Lex Luger World Championship Wrestling (14:37) with an STF.
    6. Animal Warrior World Championship Wrestling, Hawk Warrior World Championship Wrestling & Power Warrior beat Rick Steiner World Championship Wrestling, Scott Steiner World Championship Wrestling & Scott Norton (15:17) when Animal used a second rope Oklahoma Stampede on Rick.
    7. Great Muta beat Jinsei Shinzaki (19:44) with a moonsault press.
    8. Genichiro Tenryu WAR beat Tatsumi Fujinami (9:16) with a lariat.
    9. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Shinya Hashimoto beat Nobuhiko Takada UWF-I (c) (12:53) with a triangle choke hold to become the 19th champion.

    NJPW, 4/5/96
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall

    1. Tokimitsu Ishizawa beat Yutaka Yoshie
    2. Akitoshi Saito beat Tatsuhito Takaiwa
    3. Kengo Kimura & Kuniaki Kobayashi beat Tadao Yasuda & Black Cat
    4. Hiro Saito beat Michiyoshi Ohara
    5. Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Otani & TAKA Michinoku Michinoku Pro beat Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Gran Hamada Michinoku Pro (19:11) when TAKA used a Michinoku Driver II on Samurai.
    6. Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata beat Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura (6:16) when Hashimoto used a triangle choke hold on Nishimura.
    7. Shiro Koshinaka, Tatsutoshi Goto & Akira Nogami beat Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata
    8. Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki beat Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (13:50) when Sasaki used a lariat on Chono.

    NJPW, 3/26/96
    Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
    10,305 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata beat Scott Norton & Hugh Morrus World Championship Wrestling (8:50) when Hashimoto used a DDT on Morrus.
    2. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki beat Yoji Anjo UWF-I & Yoshihiro Takayama UWF-I (10:57) when Sasaki used the Strangle Hold Gamma on Takayama.
    3. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Riki Choshu & Satoshi Kojima (12:21) when Chono used a Yakuza kick on Kojima.
    4. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Round 1: Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka beat Genichiro Tenryu WAR & Nobutaka Araya WAR (14:04) when Fujinami used a Dragon sleeper on Araya.
    5. Jushin Thunder Liger & Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling beat Koji Kanemoto & Shinjiro Otani (14:11)
    6. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Semi Final: Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki beat Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata (17:40) when Muto used a figure-four leglock on Hirata.
    7. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Semi Final: Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka beat Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (13:08) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb on Tenzan.
    8. Young Lion Cup - Final: Tokimitsu Ishizawa beat Yuji Nagata (12:27) with a triangle choke hold.
    9. One Night Tag Team Tournament - Final: Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka beat Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki (13:32) when Fujinami used a reverse cradle on Sasaki.

    NJPW, 3/20/96
    Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
    9,500 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Black Cat beat Yutaka Yoshie (7:10) by pinfall.
    2. Kengo Kimura, Tatsutoshi Goto & Akitoshi Saito beat Osamu Kido, Yuji Nagata & Tokimitsu Ishizawa (13:39) when Saito pinned Ishizawa.
    3. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (14:14) when Liger pinned Takaiwa.
    4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Osamu Nishimura (9:45) with a crab hold.
    5. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Masahiro Chono (12:05) with a cross armbreaker.
    6. Scott Norton & Hugh Morrus World Championship Wrestling beat Keiji Muto & Tadao Yasuda (12:42) when Norton pinned Yasuda.
    7. WCW Cruiserweight Title: Shinjiro Otani beat Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling (18:09) with a swan dive DDT to become the 1st champion (decision match).
    8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata (c) beat Stevie Ray World Championship Wrestling & Booker T World Championship Wrestling (14:41) when Hashimoto used a vertical drop brainbuster on Booker T (6th defense).
    9. Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki, Takashi Iizuka & Satoshi Kojima beat Shiro Koshinaka, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Akira Nogami & Michiyoshi Ohara (12:42) when Sasaki pinned Ohara.

    NJPW, 3/17/96
    Amagasaki Memorial Park Gymnasium
    5,500 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Tatsuhito Takaiwa beat Yutaka Yoshie (8:42) with a cross kneelock.
    2. Akitoshi Saito beat Hiro Saito (8:37) by pinfall.
    3. Kengo Kimura, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Osamu Kido, Tokimitsu Ishizawa & Tadao Yasuda (12:46) when Goto pinned Ishizawa.
    4. Kensuke Sasaki, Takashi Iizuka & Satoshi Kojima beat Shiro Koshinaka, Kuniaki Kobayashi & Akira Nogami (12:05) when Iizuka pinned Nogami.
    5. Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Kazuo Yamazaki & Yuji Nagata (8:12) when Tenzan pinned Nagata.
    6. Shinya Hashimoto, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura beat Stevie Ray World Championship Wrestling, Booker T World Championship Wrestling & Wild Pegasus World Championship Wrestling (11:23) when Hashimoto pinned Pegasus.
    7. Riki Choshu & Keiji Muto beat Scott Norton & Hugh Morrus World Championship Wrestling (12:03) when Choshu used a lariat on Morrus.
    8. UWA Jr. Light Heavyweight Title: Koji Kanemoto beat El Samurai (c) (23:15) by pinfall to become the 26th champion.
    9. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Jushin Thunder Liger (c) beat Shinjiro Otani (20:27) with a shotei (2nd defense).

    NJPW, 2/25/96
    Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan
    11,500 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. Tokimitsu Ishizawa beat Tatsuhito Takaiwa (8:42)
    2. Yuji Nagata beat Akitoshi Saito (10:15)
    3. Kengo Kimura, Kuniaki Kobayashi & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka & Tadao Yasuda (11:20)
    4. El Samurai, Gran Hamada Michinoku Pro & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling beat Koji Kanemoto, Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling & Shinjiro Otani (16:26) when Samurai pinned Otani.
    5. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Hiro Saito (7:25)
    6. Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki beat Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura (6:23) when Sasaki submitted Kojima.
    7. Shiro Koshinaka beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan (5:29) by pinfall.
    8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata (c) beat Yoji Anjo UWF-I & Yoshihiro Takayama UWF-I (12:13) when Hashimoto used a triangle choke hold on Takayama (5th defense).
    9. Keiji Muto & Jushin Thunder Liger beat Nobuhiko Takada UWF-I & Naoki Sano UWF-I (15:46) when Liger used a Liger bomb on Sano.

    NJPW, 2/4/96
    Nakajima Sports Center
    6,300 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Tatsuhito Takaiwa beat Yutaka Yoshie (5:53) with a crab hold.
    2. Jushin Thunder Liger & Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling beat Shinjiro Otani & Tokimitsu Ishizawa (15:09) when Tiger pinned Otani.
    3. Riki Choshu & Tadao Yasuda beat Kengo Kimura & Michiyoshi Ohara (7:11) when Choshu used a lariat on Kimura.
    4. Yoji Anjo UWF-I & Yoshihiro Takayama UWF-I beat Hiromichi Fuyuki & Gedo (9:48) when Anjo used the Ground Cross 200% on Gedo.
    5. Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito (16:13) when Kojima pinned Hiro.
    6. UWA Jr. Light Heavyweight Title: El Samurai (c) beat Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling (13:24) with an ankle hold (1st defense).
    7. Shinya Hashimoto, Junji Hirata & Akira Nogami beat Shiro Koshinaka, Kuniaki Kobayashi & Akitoshi Saito (12:08) when Hashimoto pinned Saito.
    8. Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido beat Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki (9:44) when Kido used the Kido clutch on Sasaki.
    9. 2/3 Falls: Takashi Iizuka, Yuji Nagata, Koji Kanemoto & Black Cat beat Masahito Kakihara UWF-I, Hiromitsu Kanehara UWF-I, Kazushi Sakuraba UWF-I & Kenichi Yamamoto UWF-I (24:26). Kakihara used a sleeper hold on Kanemoto (15:10). Nagata used a cross armbreaker on Kanehara (2:43). Cat used a chickenwing armlock on Yamamoto (6:33).

    NJPW, 2/3/96
    Nakajima Sports Center
    6,300 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Koji Kanemoto & Dean Malenko World Championship Wrestling beat El Samurai & Black Cat (10:23) when Malenko used a Texas Cloverleaf hold on Cat.
    2. Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido beat Riki Choshu & Takashi Iizuka (8:54) when Yamazaki used a heel hold on Iizuka.
    3. Hair vs. Hair: Akira Nogami beat Kuniaki Kobayashi (11:22) with a German suplex hold.
    4. Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura beat Hiromichi Fuyuki & Gedo (14:56) when Fuyuki was DQ.
    5. Yoji Anjo UWF-I & Yoshihiro Takayama UWF-I beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hiro Saito (10:03) when Anjo used the Ground Cross 200% on Hiro.
    6. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Jushin Thunder Liger (c) beat Black Tiger World Championship Wrestling (12:26) with an avalanche-style brainbuster (1st defense).
    7. Keiji Muto & Kensuke Sasaki beat Kengo Kimura & Akitoshi Saito (9:19) when Sasaki pinned Saito.
    8. Shiro Koshinaka & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata (14:41) when Ohara pinned Hirata.
    9. 2/3 Falls: Masahito Kakihara UWF-I, Hiromitsu Kanehara UWF-I, Kazushi Sakuraba UWF-I & Kenichi Yamamoto UWF-I beat Yuji Nagata, Shinjiro Otani, Tokimitsu Ishizawa & Tatsuhito Takaiwa (17:43). Takaiwa used a crab hold on Sakuraba (7:39). Kakihara used a cross kneelock on Nagata (4:22). Yamamoto used a cross kneelock on Takaiwa.

    NJPW "WRESTLING WORLD 1996", 1/4/96 (WPW) (Buy)
    Tokyo Dome
    64,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy Full House

    1. New Japan vs. UWF-I: Yuji Nagata New Japan, Shinjiro Otani New Japan & Tokimitsu Ishizawa New Japan beat Hiromitsu Kanehara UWF-I, Kazushi Sakuraba UWF-I & Kenichi Yamamoto UWF-I (10:15) when Nagata used a cross armbreaker on Yamamoto.
    2. Satoshi Kojima Return Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Satoshi Kojima (9:24) with a diving headbutt.
    3. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Jushin Thunder Liger beat Koji Kanemoto (c) (18:59) with a Stardust press to become the 26th champion.
    4. Shiro Koshinaka beat Masahiro Chono (9:49) with an inside cradle.
    5. Hiromichi Fuyuki beat Yoji Anjo UWF-I (6:42) with a lariat.
    6. Kensuke Sasaki beat Hiroshi Hase (16:36) with a Northern Light bomb.
    7. Inoki Final Countdown 5th: Antonio Inoki beat Big Van Vader (14:16) with a cross armbreaker.
    8. New Japan vs. UWF-I: Riki Choshu New Japan beat Masahito Kakihara UWF-I (5:46) with a Scorpion Deathlock.
    9. Shinya Hashimoto beat Kazuo Yamazaki (9:18) with a vertical drop brainbuster.
    10. New Japan vs. UWF-I - IWGP Heavyweight Title: Nobuhiko Takada UWF-I beat Keiji Muto New Japan (c) (17:51) with a cross armbreaker to become the 18th champion.

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