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  • [Tour Details]

    Shows: 15
    Total attendance: 50,380
    Average attendance: 3,359
    Highest attendance: 9,000 on 3/17/01 (headlined by Kensuke Sasaki vs. Scott Norton)
    Lowest attendance: 1,557 on 3/9/01 (headlined by Kensuke Sasaki, Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka vs. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima)
    Longest match: Keiji Muto & Don Frye vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima on 3/17/01 at 20:04
    Shortest match: Rob Rage vs. Michiyoshi Ohara on 3/3/01 at 3:50

    NJPW, 3/20/01 (WPW) (Buy)
    Yoyogi National Stadium Gymnasium #2
    4,500 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Negro Casas beat Katsuyori Shibata (6:16) with a la magistral.
    2. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin (14:46) when Liger used a brainbuster on Kashin.
    3. Scott Norton beat Yutaka Yoshie (4:15) with a powerbomb.
    4. Manabu Nakanishi beat Scott Hall (4:42) with an Argentine backbreaker.
    5. Osamu Kido, Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston beat Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara (9:23) when Kido used a wakigatame on Ohara.
    6. Kensuke Sasaki beat Osamu Nishimura (11:13) with a lariat.
    7. Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata beat Keiji Muto & Don Frye (16:36) when Nagata used a backdrop hold on Frye.
    8. IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (c) beat Riki Choshu & Shinya Makabe (9:37) when Kojima used a lariat on Makabe (4th defense).

    NJPW, 3/19/01
    Kira Messe Numazu
    2,100 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Black Cat beat Negro Casas (9:03) by DQ.
    2. Osamu Nishimura beat Katsushi Takemura (9:30) with a Cobra Twist.
    3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata beat Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Wataru Inoue (12:07) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Inoue.
    4. Osamu Kido & Takashi Iizuka beat Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (9:57) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Makabe.
    5. Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston beat Scott Hall & Hiro Saito (11:01) when Johnston used a standing heel hold on Hiro.
    6. Scott Norton & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (8:41) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Rage.
    7. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto beat Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (14:16) when Tenzan used a diving headbutt on Sasaki.

    NJPW, 3/18/01 (ISM)
    Amagasaki Memorial Park Gymnasium
    5,200 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Wataru Inoue beat Katsushi Takemura (8:44) with a crab hold.
    2. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas beat Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Katsuyori Shibata (12:52) when Casas used a la magistral on Shibata.
    3. Osamu Kido & Osamu Nishimura beat Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:09) when Kido used a wakigatame on Hiro.
    4. Keiji Muto beat Brian Johnston (10:03) with the Shining Wizard.
    5. Riki Choshu & Yutaka Yoshie beat Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (5:48) when Yoshie used a German suplex hold on Makabe.
    6. Satoshi Kojima & Tatsutoshi Goto beat Kensuke Sasaki & Takashi Iizuka (18:05) when Kojima used a lariat on Iizuka.
    7. Don Frye beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan (10:52) with a Diamond Cutter.
    8. Scott Norton & Scott Hall beat Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (14:04) when Norton used a Jackhammer on Nakanishi.

    NJPW, 3/17/01 (WPW) (Buy)
    Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
    9,000 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Katsuyori Shibata beat Wataru Inoue (8:05) with a kneel kick.
    2. Kendo Kashin & Shinya Makabe beat El Samurai & Negro Casas (10:54) when Makabe used a German suplex hold on Casas.
    3. Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie (10:28) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Yoshie.
    4. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston beat Osamu Kido & Osamu Nishimura (10:32) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Kido.
    5. Minoru Tanaka beat Jushin Thunder Liger (16:01) with a cross armbreaker.
    6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata beat Scott Hall & Tatsutoshi Goto (12:29) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on Goto.
    7. Keiji Muto & Don Frye beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (20:04) when Frye used a cross armbreaker on Kojima.
    8. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Scott Norton beat Kensuke Sasaki (c) (11:49) with a jumping lariat to become the 28th champion.

    NJPW, 3/16/01
    Yonago Industrial Gymnasium
    2,700 Fans

    1. Black Cat beat Katsushi Takemura (7:24) with an arm arrangement cradle.
    2. Shinya Makabe beat Wataru Inoue (8:57) with a crab hold.
    3. Kendo Kashin beat Katsuyori Shibata (7:23) with a cross armbreaker.
    4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas (9:29) when Liger used a brainbuster on Casas.
    5. Scott Hall, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (12:36) when Hall used the Outsider's Edge on Nishimura.
    6. Don Frye & Rob Rage beat Shiro Koshinaka & Yuji Nagata (12:57) when Frye used a right hook on Koshinaka.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi, Brian Johnston & Yutaka Yoshie beat Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (17:09) when Johnston used a backdrop suplex on Hiro.

    NJPW, 3/15/01
    Kyoto City Gymnasium
    5,500 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Katsuyori Shibata beat Wataru Inoue (6:53) with an achilles tendon hold.
    2. Osamu Nishimura beat Katsushi Takemura (8:14) with a Cobra Twist.
    3. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin beat El Samurai & Negro Casas (13:28) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Casas.
    4. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara beat Osamu Kido, Brian Johnston & Black Cat (7:49) when Ohara used a nodowa otoshi on Cat.
    5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Takashi Iizuka & Jushin Thunder Liger (13:25) when Tenzan used the TTD on Liger.
    6. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie beat Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Shinya Makabe (11:49) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on Koshinaka.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki beat Rob Rage (8:23) with a Northern Light bomb.
    8. Keiji Muto & Don Frye beat Scott Norton & Scott Hall (13:42) when Muto used a Frankensteiner on Hall.

    NJPW, 3/14/01
    Higashi-Hiroshima Movement Park Gymnasium
    2,000 Fans

    1. Shinya Makabe beat Katsushi Takemura (7:42) with a crab hold.
    2. Osamu Kido beat El Samurai (7:03) with a wakigatame.
    3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas beat Jushin Thunder Liger, Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (14:03) when Tanaka used a cross kneelock on Inoue.
    4. Yutaka Yoshie beat Hiro Saito (9:07) with a reverse figure-four leglock.
    5. Don Frye & Rob Rage beat Brian Johnston & Black Cat (11:11) when Rage used a diving body press on Cat.
    6. Scott Norton, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura (14:51) when Goto used a backdrop suplex on Nishimura.
    7. Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (15:19) when Tenzan used the TTD on Nagata.

    NJPW, 3/13/01
    Fukuoka West Japan Exhibition Hall
    2,000 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Negro Casas beat Katsuyori Shibata (5:55) with a la magistral.
    2. Shinya Makabe beat Wataru Inoue (11:58) with a crab hold.
    3. Osamu Nishimura beat Katsushi Takemura (9:14) with a Cobra Twist.
    4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin (11:40) when Liger used a brainbuster on Kashin.
    5. Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (10:40) when Johnston used a backdrop suplex on Rage.
    6. Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tatsutoshi Goto beat Osamu Kido, Manabu Nakanishi & Yutaka Yoshie (11:58) when Tenzan used a diving headbutt on Kido.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki, Shiro Koshinaka & Yuji Nagata beat Scott Norton, Satoshi Kojima & Michiyoshi Ohara (15:13) when Koshinaka used a powerbomb on Kojima.

    NJPW, 3/11/01 (ISM) (Buy)
    Yoshikawa City Gymnasium
    2,200 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Wataru Inoue beat Katsushi Takemura (5:00) with a crab hold.
    2. Black Cat beat Katsuyori Shibata (8:05) with a V1 armlock.
    3. Minoru Tanaka, Kendo Kashin & Negro Casas beat Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Shinya Makabe (12:35) when Tanaka used a cross armbreaker on Samurai.
    4. Yutaka Yoshie beat Michiyoshi Ohara (7:13) with a reverse figure-four leglock.
    5. Scott Norton & Scott Hall beat Manabu Nakanishi & Brian Johnston (10:15) when Norton used a powerbomb on Johnston.
    6. Riki Choshu, Shiro Koshinaka & Takashi Iizuka beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hiro Saito (10:37) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Hiro.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki & Yuji Nagata beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (14:35) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Rage.

    NJPW, 3/10/01
    Hiratsuka City Gymnasium
    3,500 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Negro Casas beat Wataru Inoue (8:42) with a la magistral.
    2. Shinya Makabe beat Katsushi Takemura (4:24) with a spear.
    3. El Samurai beat Black Cat (9:49) with a huracanrana.
    4. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin beat Jushin Thunder Liger & Katsuyori Shibata (10:11) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Shibata.
    5. Don Frye & Rob Rage beat Shiro Koshinaka & Brian Johnston (10:56) when Frye used a straight right punch on Koshinaka.
    6. Kensuke Sasaki, Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka beat Scott Hall, Hiro Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara (13:13) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Ohara.
    7. Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima beat Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie (17:48) when Norton used a Jackhammer on Yoshie.

    NJPW, 3/9/01 (SXW) (Buy)
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall
    1,557 Fans
    - No Vacancy

    1. Wataru Inoue beat Katsuyori Shibata (7:48) with a crab hold.
    2. Shinya Makabe beat Katsushi Takemura (9:01) with a crab hold.
    3. Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas beat El Samurai & Kendo Kashin (11:40) when Tanaka used a double-arm suplex hold on Kashin.
    4. Takashi Iizuka, Brian Johnston & Jushin Thunder Liger beat Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (14:10) when Johnston used a standing heel hold on Goto.
    5. Scott Hall beat Yutaka Yoshie (8:21) with the Outsider's Edge.
    6. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (15:25) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on Rage.
    7. Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki & Shiro Koshinaka beat Scott Norton, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (15:11) when Choshu used a lariat on Tenzan.

    NJPW, 3/8/01
    Kanuma City Gymnasium
    1,800 Fans

    1. Shinya Makabe beat Wataru Inoue (8:16) with a crab hold.
    2. Negro Casas beat Black Cat (9:24) with a flying inside cradle.
    3. Hiro Saito beat Katsushi Takemura (7:27) with a diving senton.
    4. Minoru Tanaka & Kendo Kashin beat Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai (10:58) when Tanaka used the Minoru Special on Samurai.
    5. Takashi Iizuka & Yutaka Yoshie beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (12:34) when Yoshie used a reverse figure-four leglock on Rage.
    6. Kensuke Sasaki, Shiro Koshinaka & Junji Hirata beat Satoshi Kojima, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:26) when Hirata used a Devil Windmill suplex hold on Goto.
    7. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Brian Johnston beat Scott Norton, Scott Hall & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (16:39) when Nakanishi used an Argentine backbreaker on Tenzan.

    NJPW "BIRTH OF STRONG STYLE", 3/6/01 (WPW) (Buy)
    Ota Ward Gymnasium
    2,900 Fans

    1. Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue beat Black Cat & Katsushi Takemura (11:03) when Shibata used a crab hold on Takemura.
    2. Kendo Kashin beat Negro Casas (8:35) with an avalanche-style cross armbreaker.
    3. Shiro Koshinaka, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura beat Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara (11:55) when Nishimura used a ground Cobra Twist on Hiro.
    4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (9:40) when Kojima used a lariat on Makabe.
    5. Yuji Nagata beat Takashi Iizuka (13:06) with a front sleeper.
    6. Keiji Muto & Don Frye beat Riki Choshu & Osamu Kido (15:23) when Frye used a Nagata Lock II on Kido.
    7. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Minoru Tanaka & Koji Kanemoto (c) (8:17) by doctor stop (Liger beat Kanemoto) to become the 6th champions.
    8. Scott Norton & Scott Hall beat Kensuke Sasaki & Manabu Nakanishi (16:59) when Hall used the Outsider's Edge on Nakanishi.

    NJPW, 3/4/01 (SXW) (Buy)
    Tokyo Korakuen Hall
    1,623 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Black Cat beat Katsushi Takemura (6:43) with a chickenwing armlock.
    2. Kendo Kashin & Katsuyori Shibata beat Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue (12:38) when Kashin used a cross armbreaker on Inoue.
    3. Shiro Koshinaka, Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston beat Osamu Kido, Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura (11:06) when Iizuka used a sleeper hold on Nishimura.
    4. Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai beat Minoru Tanaka & Negro Casas (6:52) when Samurai used a chickenwing armlock on Tanaka.
    5. Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Manabu Nakanishi, Yutaka Yoshie & Shinya Makabe (7:44) when Ohara used a cross armbreaker on Makabe.
    6. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Don Frye & Rob Rage (14:56) when Kojima used a lariat on Rage.
    7. Scott Norton & Scott Hall beat Kensuke Sasaki & Yuji Nagata (11:31) when Hall used the Outsider's Edge on Nagata.

    NJPW, 3/3/01 (WPW) (Buy)
    Niigata City Gymnasium
    3,800 Fans
    - Super No Vacancy

    1. Black Cat & Shinya Makabe beat Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue (10:34) when Makabe used a crab hold on Shibata.
    2. Osamu Nishimura beat Katsushi Takemura (6:42) with a Cobra Twist.
    3. Rob Rage beat Michiyoshi Ohara (3:50) with a crossface hold.
    4. Osamu Kido & Shiro Koshinaka beat Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto (10:32) when Kido used the Kido clutch on Hiro.
    5. Jushin Thunder Liger, El Samurai & Kendo Kashin beat Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto & Negro Casas (13:27) when Samurai used the Samurai bomb on Casas.
    6. Keiji Muto & Don Frye beat Takashi Iizuka & Brian Johnston (14:12) when Frye used a cross achilles tendon hold on Iizuka.
    7. Kensuke Sasaki, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata & Yutaka Yoshie beat Scott Norton, Scott Hall, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (18:39) when Sasaki used a Northern Light bomb on Norton.

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