8.5 The grand opening show of PRO-WRESTLING NOAH has launched off
at Tokyo Differ
do our best with dream and hope」announced by Mitsuharu Misawa with
tearful eyes. Main
event saw Kenta Kobashi & Jun Akiyama beat Misawa & Akira Taue
two out of three fall tag match.
8.6 @Differ Ariake, main event saw Akiyama beating Kobashi the
first time ever against
submitting by his original ground front necklock. After this match,Takeshi
back then, attacked Akiyama.
8.19 @Differ Ariake,mainevent saw Akiyama & Yoshinobu Kanemaru beat
tag match,Kentaro Shiga,Takeshi Morishima,and Makoto Hashi pearl
Kobashi.Also,Yoshiro Takayama of team No Fear(now freelancer)and Satoru
trainer)shoved against Kobashi.Tsuyoshi Kikuchi hit the ring and saved
Kakihara announced resigning from Noah.
9.15 Noah's first ever Japan wide tour started from Differ Ariake.
KBS Hall,Takao Omori(currently Zero One)disbanded to unite the trio with
Takayama,but joined to team with Kobashi and Rikioh.This newly trio beat
Ogawa,and Daisuke Ikeda(currently freelancer).
Prefectual Gymnasium #2,mainevent was Akiyama & Takayama &Kanemaru
vs Kobashi & Kikuchi & Rikioh.After the match in comes Omori and
Takayama as a farewell shot for no more No Fear.Before the show started, Masashi
Aoyagi open challenged toNoah.
Ariake,Kobashi started to wear black purple lined outfits.Clothelined and
Akiyama.Hence from this tour, Gaijin/Foreign wrestlers from abroad started to
@Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, during Akiyama & Takayama vs Kobashi &
intentionally axe bombered Kobashi, and match ended Takayama pinning
Kobashi by German
suplex. Kobashi betrayed by his supposed partner got crazy at the
dressing room, after
the match. Same day @Ariake's Michinoku Pro's show, Naomichi
against The Great Sasuke.
Aichi Prefectual Gymnasium,Misawa started to form the WAVE with
Marufuji.Mainevent saw Kobashi beating Omori in a blood bath. Also,
featured was the
combination of Akitoshi Saito and his karate master, Aoyagi.
Iwate Prefectual Gymnasium, Misawa,Kobashi, and Akira Taue vs
Omori as the generation war was matched up seeing Kobashi
by his Gowan(strong armed)lariat.
Ariake,first ever championship was been held by Noah.Tamon Honda &
Masao Inoue & Kanemaru capturing WEW tag title.
Ariake, No Fear and Akiyama announced to discontinue their relationship
trio.Rikioh's series of five exam matches started but lost against under Kobashi's
Korakuen Hall,Mitsuo Momota won over Kenta Kobayashi(currently
KENTA)at his 30th
anniversary career event.Rikioh completed his exam matches against
Misawa.But he lost'em all.
11.22 Misawa had the meeting with the late Shinya Hashimoto in Tokyo
announced Hashimoto vs Omori for the upcoming 12.23 the big show at
12.8 @Sendai Miyagi Prefectual Sports Center, Omori pinned
Misawa first time in a tag
@Niigata Gymnasium,Rikioh pinned Morishima in a first single match.
Ariake Collesium,Kobashi pinned Akiyama after 35;58 by his Burning
up was said to be the true final match of the 20th century.After the
commented "Noah is the greatest of all because Kobashi is here".At
semifinal of the
event, Hashimoto won against Omori and appealed to wrestle again in Noah.
Also,at the other
cards of the night, one the head liner Misawa bested The Vader. Honda &
against the team of the late Hiromichi Fuyuki and Tetsuhiro Kuroda of Apache
Gun. Another news
was that middle aged rookie, Takashi Sugiura debuted.
@Differ Ariake, Noah's first ever Christmas show was been held. The matches
been decided by
the lottery and video taped featuring the wrestlers of Noah, had been the
topics of the
12.26 Marufuji and Kobayashi participated the lWA JAPAN's Korakuen
1.6 @Differ Ariake, the new century's first tour had begun.
@Differ Ariake, One Day Tag Tournament was featured resulting Shiga and
the night against Marufuji and Sugiura.
@Osaka Gymnasium, the mainevent saw Misawa & Ogawa vs. Hashimoto &
Alexander Otsuka. Misawa
tiger drivered Otsuka winning the match. At the semifinal,
Akiyama & Vader won against Kobashi & Taue by Vader's moonsault
@Korakuen Hall, Kobashi announced to have his knee surgery saying will be out
action for a
@Kanagawa Odawara Arena,Takuma Sano appealed to wrestle against Misawa.
@Noah's office at Ariake, President Misawa and Yoshiro Takayama announced
from Noah, to become freelance fighter and will be challenging
PRIDE and other
ZERO-ONE's opening show at Tokyo Ryogoku Sumo Hall was held. From Noah, the
as Marufuji defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa, No Fear beat Ryuichi Takaiwa
Otsuka, and in the main event, Misawa and Akiyama won against
Hashimoto and Yuji
Nagata by Misawa applying the German suplex hold pinning
the victory, Misawa had confrontation with Naoya Ogawa.
Sano was announced to enter Noah.
3.12 Nippon Television started to air Noah's show Japan wide.
@Differ Ariake, among the 16 participants, the tournament to decide the first
Crown)Heavyweight Champion had begun.
@Osaka Gymnasium#2,the rivals between Morishima and Rikioh united to form tag
team combo calling
them self the Wild ‖（two).
@Ariake Collesium,Misawa beat Takayama at the final bout of tournament to
first GHC heavyweight champion. The finishing maneuver was his own and
One's Budokan show was held and Noah outsourced Misawa, Rikioh, Marufuji,
Honda, Inoue, and
Sugiura. Some of the results were that Inoue's shoulder got busted
Sankakujime(neck & shoulder leglock),and Misawa & Rikioh winning the
mainevent against the team of Ogawa and Kazunari Murakami.
5.13 @Differ Ariake, Taue showed his new move and called himself "Ore ga Taue"which
means "I am Taue" in Japanese. What a naming! Also, after the
show ended, Akiyama said
"There is nothing to overpower" seems like to mean he wants to
wrestle outside of Noah.
5.18 @Sapporo Hokkaido Gymnasium Center, Misawa defeated Taue to retain GHC
heavyweight championship for his first title defense.
5.25 @Kanagawa Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, skin headed Morishima
Akiyama in the single match, first time in the main event ,but got beaten.
5.29 Misawa visited U.S.A. to recruit talents.6.6
Akiyama was at New Japan's Budokan
show being as the second for Yuji Nagata saying "I'll be with my wrestling
gears when I'll
be here next time".
6.9 @Differ Ariake, the tournament to decide the first GHC Junior Heavyweight
Champion began. Kobayashi injured his ankle against Pass Finder during
the first qualifying
6.24 @Nagoya Aichi Prefectual Gymnasium, Kanemaru defeated
Juventud Guerrera to
become the first GHC Jr. Heavyweight champion. Rusher Kimura wrestled this day as his
60th Anniversary living on this planet.
7.18 @Shimane Matsue Kunibiki Messe, Kenta Kobayashi renamed
himself as KENTA.
7.27 @Tokyo Nippon Budokan, Noah held its first anniversary.
GHC Jr. champ Kanemaru
retained the title first time against Donovan Morgan. Main event was Akiyama defeating
Misawa by his one hand clutched Exploider being the second GHC heavyweight
After the match, Akiyama shook hand with Kobashi at the TV table saying
he will be
waiting as a champion.
8.24 First anniversary party was been held at Westin Hotel Tokyo.
9.5 @Morioka Iwate Prefectual Gymnasium, Kanemaru defended
his belt for the second
time against Asako by his vertical suplex. At the main event, Akiyama defeated
defend the GHC heavyweight title for the first time.
9.15 Shiga, Kanemaru, Ikeda, and Sugiura participated Zero-One's
Differ Ariake show.
10.6 @Differ Ariake, the tournament to decide the GHC Tag Championship
Zero-One's Shinjiro Otani teamed with Omori joining the qualifiers.
10.8 After the show @Act City Hamamatsu, Akiyama joined to
wrestle New Japan's
Tokyo Dome show teaming with Yuji Nagata against All Japan's Keiji Muto
Hase winning the match.
10.12 @Chiba Park Gymnasium, Misawa encountered Otani for the first time.
10.19 @Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Kanemaru failed to defend his 3rd match of
GHC Jr. championship title bout against Ryuichi Takaiwa of Zero-One. Also,
Scorpio won against Akiyama & Saito to capture the first GHC tag title.
11.25 @Nagoya Aichi Prefectual Gymnasium, Kikuchi got defeated by
challenging the GHC Jr. title.
11.30 @Sapporo Gymnasium Center, Misawa & Ogawa succeed to beat
Scorpio to become the second GHC tag champion.
12.9 @Ariake Collesium, Marufuji captured GHC Jr. title from
Takaiwa to become
the 3rd champ. by his finisher, shooting star press. GHC tag title changed
to Omori & Takayama from Misawa & Ogawa being as it's 3rd champion team. Main
event saw Akiyama submitting Vader by his original neck and arm bridge
to win the
2nd defending bout.
12.13 Kobashi announced he will make his comeback on the upcoming
12.24 @Differ Ariake,Noah's own rookie Yasuhiro(currently Kotaro)Suzuki made his debut
match. Also, Muhammad Yone and Kishin Kawabata signed to be the member of Noah.
1.4 Akiyama beat Nagata retaining his GHC championship
for the 3rd time at New Japan's
Tokyo Dome show. But he injured his left shoulder missing the first whole
week of Noah's
new year tour.
1.20 @Korakuen Hall, New Japan's Jushin Thunder Liger and Minoru Tanaka visited the show.
Marufuji out spoke to them, saying "Noah's junior heavyweights are
the strongest! Morishima
and Rikioh defeated Honda and Inoue to obtain the rights to challenge the
GHC tag title.
2.10 @Hyogo Kobe World Memorial Hall, Ogawa successfully
pinned Akiyama in a six men tag
match appealing to challenge GHC title.
2.17 @Budokan, after 395days,Kobashi made his comeback teaming with Misawa wrestling
against Akiyama and Nagata. But his knee got busted again during the match,
and had to be
out the action for a while again. Other matches saw...Kanemaru and Kikuchi
winning over New
Japan's Liger and Wataru Inoue, Marufuji beat Juventud Guerrera to defend the GHC jr. title
first time, and at the semi final, Morishima and Rikioh defeated No Fear
to become GHC tag
3.2 Marufuji and KENTA wrestled at Zero-One's Ryogoku Sumo Hall show.
3.24 @Kyoto KBS Hall, Marufuji tord his left knee ligaments
during the match.
4.6 @Nagoya Gymnasium, Wild‖defeated Vader and Scorpio to retain GHC tag
4.7 @Ariake Collesium, Ogawa cradled to pin Akiyama in a quick 4:20 to become the new
GHC champion. Other results saw...Misawa bested the late Hiromichi Fuyuki,Wild ‖ retained
GHC tag belts beating Manabu Nakanishi and Yutaka Yoshie from New Japan,and
Marufuji wrestled against Makoto Hashi, but the match was stopped by referee loosing GHC
jr. strap. Winner, Hashi couldn't accept the result that he vacated the title. In another inter
promotional tag event, Kanemaru and Kikuchi got beaten by the team of Liger
4.14 @Differ Ariake, Noah promoted the late Hiromichi "Kodo"
Fuyuki's retirement match.
5.2 Misawa vs Masahiro Chono took place at New
Japan's Tokyo Dome show which ended
to a DRAW.
5.5 Misawa,Ogawa,and Taue participated the opening event of WEW at Kawasaki Baseball
5.6 @Sendai Miyagi Prefectual Sports Center, Wild‖ beat Akiyama and Saito to retain GHC
tag title for their 3rd time, adding Saito being hospitalized after the
match. Also, the tourney
to decide the new champ for the vacated GHC jr. title started this evening,too.5.11 @Differ
Ariake, No Fear disbanded the team completely.
5.26 @Hokkaido Sapporo Media Park Spika, champ Ogawa
beat Taue to retain GHC heavy-
weight title for the first time. GHC jr. tournament was finalized Kanemaru beating KENTA to
become the 5th kingpin. The grudge match of No Fear resulted Takayama pinning over Omori.
6.12 @Korakuen Hall, the first ever show promoted by
the wrestlers was been held Omori,
after the match against Akiyama, he flew to USA. Also, at this show, lottery
TOTO was being
attempted to the fans for the first time in the business.
6.23 Sugiura participated PRIDE which got decision loss against Daniel Gracie.
Izumida captured IWA Japan's tag championship with Shoichi Ichinomiya wrestling
7.25 @Korakuen Hall,Kobashi returned wrestling as the curtain raiser showing
7.26 @Tokyo Yoyogi Gymnasium #2,Satoru Asako's retirement ceremony was held.
Ogawa succeeded to retain his 2nd GHC championship match against Rikioh by his
finisher, backdrop hold. Also,GHC Jr.champ,Kanemaru defeated Sugiura to
strap for the first time.
8.2 Misawa and Ogawa toured USA,encountering Doug Williams of England.
8.29 Noah's Junior heavyweights'entried for New Japan's Budokan show. Kanemaru
& Kikuchi captured IWGP Jr.tag championship from Lyger&Tanaka.KENTA
Inoue,and Hashi also got defeated by Kanemoto.@Nagano Gym and Park Arena,New
Japan's Osamu Nishimura wrestIed against Shiga to a draw.
9.5 @Korakuen Hall,the Captain Fall tag match was featured headlining Burning's
Kobashi vs Sterness' Akiyama which ended when Akiyama clothe lined pinning
9.7 @Osaka Gymnasium,Takayama defeated Ogawa by his Everest German(suplex
to be the 4th GHC Heavyweight Champion.Wild ll beat Misawa&Sano defending
tag championship for their 4th time.
9.23 @Budokan,Kanemaru&Kikuchi outlasted New Japan's El Samurai&Masayuki Naruse
defending the IWGP Jr.tag championship.Akiyama&Saito captured GHC tag title beating
the Wild ll to become the 5th champ.At the mainevent,Misawa defeat Takayama
Running Elbow regaining the GHC Heavyweight Championship.
10.1 Izumida lost and dropped the IWA tag belt at their Tokyo,Yoyogi showdown.
10.4 @Korakuen Hall,Muhammad Yone blew his right knee ligaments during
and forced to be out of action for a while.
10.12 @Tokushima City Gymnasium,mainevent featured Kanemaru&Kikuchi defeated
Sugiura & KENTA defending the IWGP straps for their 2nd time.
10.17 @Hiroshima East ward Sports Center,Kobashi succeeded to maneuverize
Diamond Head for the first time.
10.19 @Nagoya Aichi Prefectual Gymnasium,Akiyama&Saito defended GHC tag title
against Kobashi & Shiga for their first time.Actually this was Kobashi's
match in Noah.Also,Kanemaru beat Kikuchi to defend the GHC Jr.title for
10.31 @Differ Ariake,the Halloween Special show was been held, where the
costumed as YOU know.
11.24 @Sendai Miyagi Prefectual Sports Center,IWGP Jr.tag champ,Kanemaru &
Kikuchi out bested the team of Michael Modesto&Donovan Morgan defending
title for their 3rd time.
12.1 @Hokkaido Tsukisamu Green Dome,Kanemaru beat KENTA defending his 3rd
GHC Jr.championship bout.Akiyama&Saito retained the GHC tag championship
defeating Vader&Scorpio for the crowns 2nd defending match.
12.7 @Kanagawa Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium,Shinjiro Otani&Masato Tanaka
Zero One's Emblem appeared to challenge GHC tag champions.The team of Kanemaru
& Kikuchi defended the IWGP tag belt against Jado&Gedo winning the 4th
championship match.And that night's mainevent saw GHC champ, Misawa winning
against Ogawa retaining for the first time.After the match was over,
Misawa claimed Kobashi as the next contender.
@Budokan,Misawa combined a dream team with New Japan's Masahiro Chono
against Kobashi & Taue,ending Kobashi's team as the winner.
1.13 @Kyoto KBS Hall, Emblem of Zero One joined the tour and wrestled against
1.24 @Kouchi Prefectual Gymnasium,Akiyama & Saito won over Honda & Inoue for
their 4th GHC tag championship bout.
1.26 @Hyogo Kobe World Memorial Hall,Kanemaru & Kikuchi lost against Liger &
Kanemoto dropping from IWGP tag championship. Marufuji announced to graduate
from WAVE aiming to be one of the top boys.
1.31 Ikeda &
Sugiura worked for WEW's Korakuen Hall show.
worked for Zero One's Differ Ariake's show.
2.8〜9 KENTA&Kotaro placed 3rd in The 1st Differ
Cup Tag Tournament.
@Korakuen Hall, Shiga got diagnosised cervical hernia and announced
to be out of action.
2.21 @Osaka Metropolitan Gymnasium 2, Misawa announced to disband
the team WAVE.
@Budokan,Kobashi defeated Misawa to capture GHC Heavyweight
Championship for the first time by his finisher the Burning Hammer.
This match was selected as the Match of the Year.
3.2 Ikeda &
Sugiura worked at Zero One's Ryogoku Sumo Hall show.
3.30 @Fukuoka Hakata Star Lane, Michael Modest beat Kanemaru by
his avalanch positioned Reality Check to become the 6th GHC Junior
@Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefectured Industrial & Exhibition Building #3,
Akiyama&Saito dethroned Morishima & Marufuji defending their 5th GHC tag
4.13 @Ariake Coliseum,Kobashi beat Honda by his Gowan(Big strong arm)
Lariat to defend GHC championship for the 1st time.After the match,there
was a confrontation between Kobashi and New Japan's Masahiro Chono.Also,
Takayama succeeded to defend NWF championship against Rikioh.
and Kotaro worked for IWA's Korakuen Hall show.
5.2 Kobashi won the victory over Chono finishing by his Gowan Lariat to
defend GHC championship participating New Japan's Tokyo Dome show.
5.5 Misawa, Ogawa, Taue, Ikeda, Marufuji, and Kotaro joined to wrestle for
the late Kodo Fuyuki's memorial show at WEW's Kawasaki Stadium show.
5.9 Yuji Nagata appealed Misawa that he wants to wrestle against him
touring with Noah which they shook hands.
5.23〜6.11 Sugiura placed 3rd participating New Japan's
Best of the Super Junior.
5.31 Michael Modesto beat Vitto Thomas to retain GHC Jr.championship
match for the 1st time in California.
@Budokan,Kobashi & Honda defeat Akiyama & Saito to become the 6th
GHC Tag Champion. Kobashi became first ever Noah's single and tag double
champion.After the tag belt, Akiyama announced to enter New Japan's G1
Nagata vs Taue happened to be Nagata winning
by his Nagata Lock.
6.10 Marufuj i& Kotaro challenged IWGP Jr.tag championship but failed to
the title wrestling New Japan's show at Osaka.
joined and wrestled at New Japan's Budokan's show.
@Korakuen Hall,New Japan's Togi Makabe hailed to interfere the show
encountering against Hashi. Ricky Marvin arrived first time for Noah teaming
a six men trio with Liger and Takehiro Murahama.
Iwate PrefectuaI Gymnasium,Makabe of New Japan participated Noah.
7.6 @Differ Ariake,the tournament to decide the first GHC Junior Tag Champion
has started.Mitsuo Momota made the news that he entered as the team.
7.16 @Osaka Metropolitan Gymnasium,Marufuji & KENTA beat Liger & Murahama
to become the first GHC Jr.Tag Champion.Kobashi & Honda succeeded to
GHC tag championship for the first against the team of Takayama and Makabe.
Also,Akiyama vs Nagata happened which Nagata won as a victory.
8.3 Michael Modest beat Donovan Morgan retaining his 2nd bout for GHC Jr.
championship in California.
8.10〜17 Akiyama entreed New Japan's G1 Climax facing against Hiroyoshi
at the final match which he lost placing 2nd for that round robin tournament.
@Korakuen Hall,Mohammad Yone returned from his injury after 10 months
8.26 @Nagoya Internatioal Hall Kenta KOBASHI beat Bison SMITH from LARIAT.
He accepted the Title Challenge from Nagata of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
9.12 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo Kenta KOBASHI beat Nagata of New Japan from
LARIAT. Takashi Sugiura beat Mike Modest and became The 7th GHC Jr. Heayweight
Champion. GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion N. Marufuji & KENTA
their Title by beating Y. Kanemaru & M. Hashi.
Takeshi Morishima beat Ron Harris for the WLW Heavyweight Title and became
New WLW Heavyweight Champion.
9.14 Rikioh and Akiyama participated for New Japan Show @Nagoya.
Tag Team Match up with Nagata & Tanahashi ended in a Draw.
10.5 @Differ Ariake East vs. West Tournament held.
10.24 @Hiroshima Pref. Gym Kogashi & Honda defended their GHC Heavyweight
Tag Team Title successfully against Taue & Ikeda.
11.1 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo Kobashi beat Ogawa and defended his GHC Heavyweight
Title. Sugiura beat Gedou (New Japan) and defended his GHC Jr. Heavyweight
Marufuji & KENTA defended their GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title
by defeating Marvin & Guerrera. Morishima defeated Yone and successfully
his WLW Heavyweight Title.
*S. Koshinka appeard at site and Challenged Misawa.
11.30 @Hokkaido All Purpose Athletic Center Kobashi & Honda Tag Team
the Team of Nagata & Tanahashi of New Japan for the GHC Heavywight
Title. Sugiura beat KENTA successfully for the GHC Jr. Heavfyweight Title.
12.6 @Yokohama Cultural Gym Misawa beat Koshinaka with Emerald Flowsion.
(previous match between the two were 18 years ago) Wild II (Morishima &
Challenged Nagata & Tanahashi for the GHC Heavyweight Title but unsuccessfull.
12.9 @New Japan Show @Osaka Marufuji Challenged Tanahashi for his U-30
12.11 @Korakuen Hall @Rikidozan Memorial Show Marufuji & KENTA defended
GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title successfully against Momota & Kikuchi.
for the 3rd time.
12.12-15 Misawa, Inoue, Morishima & Rikioh Toured Korea for the first
1.4 @New Japan Show @Toko Dome SUGIURA was defeated by Jushin Thunder Liger
for the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title. Liger became the New Champion.
1.10 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo Misawa & Ogawa's Team beat Nagata &
for the GHC Heavyweight Tag Team Title and became the New Champion.
Marufuji & KENTA successfully defended their GHC Jr. Tag Team Title
Samurai & Inoue (New Japan Team) fot the 4th time.
1.17 @Differ Ariake Tokyo KENTA's 7 Shugeki Single Matches Challenge Started.
1.24 Akiyama participated for the AAA's Osaka Show.
1/25 @Kobe World Memorial Hall Kobashi Successfuly defended his GHC Heavyweight
Title for the 6th time by defeating Sano.
2.21 @Osaka Castle Hall Marufuji & KENTA participated for the J-CUP
and MARUFUJI became the tournament winner.
2.26 @Yokosuka Gym Rikioh defeated Taue for the GHC Heavyweight Title Challenger's
3.6 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo Kogashi successfully defended his GHC Heavyweight
for the 7th time by beating Rikioh. Misawa & Ogawa successfully defended
Heavyweight Tag Team Title against Ikeda & Yone. Hashi challenged Liger
for the GHC
Jr. Heavyweight Title but defeated.
3.13 @Diffe Ariake Tokyo Akiyama introduced the new GHC Belt (Global Hardcore
Champion). Morishima successfully defeated Izumida for his WLW Heavyweight
3.27 Morishima departed for USA tour.
4.2 Announced the Tokyo Dome Show for July 10th.
4.3 @Differ Ariake Marufuji & KENTA successfully defended their GHC
Jr. Tag Team
Title by defeating the team of Kotaro Suzuki and Yoshinari Ogawa.
4.18 @Hakata Star Lane. Akiyama Successfully defended his new Global Hardcore
Title by defeating T. Sano for the 1st time.
4.25 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo @Kobashi successfully defended his GHC Heavyweight
Title by defeating Takayama. 8th defense. Marufuji & KENTA challenged
Tag Team Title but defeated.
4 27 @New Japan Show at Hiroshima Kotaro Suzuki challenged Liger for the
Heavyweight Title but defeated.
5.18 - 30. Akiyama defeated Kawabata, Izumida, Inoue at 3 consecutive title
and successfully defended his Global Hardcore Crown Title.
5.21 Tsuyoshi KIKUCHI challenged LIGER for the GHC Jr.Heavywight Title
hometown of Sendai, MIYAGI but he fell short.
6.1 At Greendome Sapporo Hokkaido. very first Jr. Tag Match held here and
Team of MARUFUJI & KENTA beat Kotaro SUZUKI and R. MARVIN....
D. IKEDA beat T. MORISHIMA for the WLW Title.
6.11 @Korakuen Hall show. Gay wrestler DINO appears and kissed KANEMARU
lip. ... Overseas, MISAWA & OGAWA defended their GHC Heavyweight Tag
6.14 AKIYAMA, HASHI & SUZUKI departed for tour in KOREA.
6.26 @KBS Hall Kyoto. Go SHIOZAKI DUBUT in Battle Royal match.
6.29 @Morioka Iwate Pref. Gym IKEDA defended his WLW title against HONDA.
7.10 @Tokyo Dome Show . KOBASHI defended his GHC Heavywight Title against
AKIYAMA (9th defense). MISAWA vs. MUTO the dream match in the GHC Heavyweight
Tag Team Title Match. KANMARU beat LIGER to regain the GHC Jr. Heavyweight
MARUFUJI & KENTA defended their GHC Jr. Heavywight Tag Team Title vs.
and KENDO KA-SHIN. WILD II (MORISHIMA & RIKIOH) challenged TAKAYAMA
for their IWGP Tag Team Title but lost. Rushier KIMURA announced his retirement.
7.18 MISAWA beat KOJIMA at the All Japan Pro-Wrestling Show at Ryogoku
7.19 SUGIURA participated for PRIDE BUSHIDO show and beat GIANT SYLVA.
7.24 Go SHIOZAKI made his Formal DEBUT Differ Ariake show in a Tag Match.
8.1 Akiyama Successfully defended his Global Hardcore Crown Title for the
3rd time by
defeating SAITO. IKEDA lost his WLW Title to Rick STEINER.
8.15 AKIYAMA beat HASHI and defended his Global Hardcore Crown title for
the 4th time
at Hinasemura special show.
9.10 @Nippon Budokan Tokyo. KOBASHI succcessfully defended his GHC heavyweight
for the 10th time against TAUE....MISAWA & OGAWA beat SAITO & INOUE team for the
GHC Heavyweight Tag Team Title. (5th defense)
KANEMARU defended his GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title by beating Low Ki.
MARUFUJI waws defeated by Minoru SUZUKI.
SUWA made his appearance to join the battle of Noah.
9.23 @Differ Ariake show. East vs. West event was held KOBASHI appeared
costume after losing.
9.24 -10.5 Masao INOUE for USA tour. (2 weeks excursion to participate
shows and TNA shows)
10.16 @Tokushima City Gym. MARUFUJI beat AKIYAMA for the Global Hardcore
Title by AKIYAMA counted out of the ring. MARUFUJI became the 2nd Global
10.22 @Kouritsu Yoyogi Gym No.2 Tag Team of MARUFUJI & KENTA successfully
defended their GHC Jr. Tag Team Title against the team of SUWA & Ricky
for the 8th time title defense.
10.24 @Osaka Furitsu Gym. KOBASHI successfully defended his GHC Heavyweight
againset SAITO. (11th defense) / GHC Heavyweight Tag Team title holder
OGAWA beat the team of TAUE & SANO. / KANEMARU beat TAKA MICHINOKU
GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title (2nd defense)
10.31 MISAWA participated for the ALL JAPAN show at their Ryogoku show.
Dream Tag Teamed with MUTO.
11.13 @Korakuen Hall / KENTA completed the 7 challenge single matches against
GUERRERA, OGAWA, AKIYAMA, TAKAYAMA, MISAWA, KOBASHI & MARUFUJI.
(1 win 6 losses)
IZUMIDA joins STERNNESS team.
11.21 @Miyagi Pref. Sports Center
SHIOZAKI (4 months since his pro debut) challenged for MARUFUJI's Global
Crown title and lost but put up a tremendous fight against the Champion.
11.28 @Sappro Media Park SUPIKA / RIKIOH earns a PIN from KOBASHI at the final
match of the 2 day tag team tournament.
12.4 @Yokohama Cultural Gym. KOBASHI successfully defended his GHC Heavyweight
title against GLADIATOR from Moonsult Press. (his 12th defense)
MISAWA & OGAWA successfully defended their GHC Heavyweight Tag Team
against the team of MODEST & MORGAN. (their 7th defense)
MARUFUJI & KENTA successfully defended their GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag
atainst GUERRERA & AGIERA
12.22 @Korakuen Hall / KANEMARU & HASHI participated for the ZERO1MAX
12.24 @Differ Ariake / TIGER-EMPEROR Dubut.
12.31 Daisuke IKEDA annouced his resignation from Noah as he turns freelance.
1.8 @Nippon Budokan Show./ KOBASHI defeated M. SUZUKI from GOWAN LARIAT
defend his GHC Heavyweight Title for the 13th time.
TENRYU participated for the Noah show for the first time.
Last time MISAWA vs. TENRYU in the ring is 15 years ago.
KANEMARU beat TAKAIWA for his GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title (4th defense)
1.11 @Kumagaya City Gym / SHIOZAKI's 7 Challenge singles match started.
1.23 @Kobe World Memorial Hall / MISAWA & OGAWA lost their GHC Heayvweight
Tag Team title to the team of SCORPIO & Doug WILLIAMS.
EIGEN challenged MARUFUJI for his Global Hardcore Crown Title at 59 yrs
but taking the titleaway from MARUFUJI was not successful.
SHIOZAKI completes his 7 challenge singles matches against OGAWA, AKIYAMA,
SAITO, MISAWA & R. STEINER. ( 0 win 7 losses)
2.27 @AKIYAMA appeared in LLPW's Korakuen Hall show and requested S. KANDORI
to be at his corner at Mar. 5th Budokanshow.
3.5 @Nippon Budokan
RIKIOH beat KOBASHI for the GHC Heavyweight Title and became the new GHC
Special Tag Team Match: AKIYAMA & MORISHIMA vs. TENRYU & SUZUKI
a reality. S.KANDORI at the corner of AKIYAMA & MORISHIMA / A. HOKUTO
the corner of TENRYU & SUZUKI.
Muhammad YONE beat MARUFUJI for the Global Hardcore Crown Title from
KINNIKU-BUSTER and YONE became the New Champion.(3rd)
3.12 MORISHIMA / IZUMIDA & K. SUZUKI for KOREA excursion.
3.16 - 3.21 MISAWA & OGAWA for the EUROPEAN excuesion for the first
Participated for 3 shows (Scotland, England & Germany)
4.2 @Differ ARIAKE Fan Appreciation Festival show.
MISAWA & KOBASHI & AKIYAMA tag teamed.
4.3 @Korakuen Hall / MISAWA officially annouced the July 18th Tokyo Dome
to the media and fans from the Ring.
4.20 @Osaka Furitsu Gym No.2
YONE vs. MORISHIMA for the Global Hardcore Crown Title.
DBL KO and YONE retaines the title.
4.24 @Nippon Budokan
T. KAWADA appeared and Special Singles Match: MISAWA vs. KAWADA
at the Tokyo Dome Show.
*****More to follow,,,,,,,,,,