Glorious Gate 2013 – CHAMPION GATE in Osaka 2013

3/31/2013 Gifu, Gifu Chamber of Commerce – 850 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kagetora (6:07 Vertical Drop Brainbuster) Super Shenlong III
1. Jimmy Susumu⭕, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (13:39 Mugen) Masato Yoshino, Shachihoko BOY❌
2. Naruki Doi (8:40 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Problem Dragon
3. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (15:13 Frankensteiner) Cyber Kong❌, Diablo
4. Open the Owarai Gate Title Match: Ryo “Jimmy” Saito (16:42 Pinned after Lariat from Referee Yagi) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
☆Fan judgement defense for Saito
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Kzy⭕ (15:50 Impact) CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid❌

3/30/2013 Shizuoka, Shimizu Marine Building – 450 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kanda (4:35 Ryu’s) Problem Dragon
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (11:42 Galleria) Masaaki Mochizuki, Kotoka❌
2. Masato Yoshino (9:42 Lightning Spiral) Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin
3. BxB Hulk (8:29 First Flash) Jimmy Kagetora
4. CIMA⭕, Dragon Kid (16:55 Schwein Hold) Naruki Doi, Shachihoko BOY❌
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (18:22 Uhaa Combination) Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌

3/27/2013 Ishikawa, Kanezawa Distribution Hall – 500 Attendance
1. Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito⭕ (13:00 Double Cross) YAMATO, Super Shenlong III❌
2. Jimmy Susumu (11:10 Mugen) Kotoka
3. BxB Hulk (11:46 First Flash) Shachihoko BOY
4. Naruki Doi⭕, Masato Yoshino (12:56 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin❌, Jimmy Kagetora
5. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid⭕ (17:50 Bible) Akira Tozawa, Problem Dragon❌, Uhaa Nation

3/25/2013 Chiba, Chiba Port Arena ~Jimmy Kanda Debut 15th Anniversary Commemoration~ – 650 Attendance
0. Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin (5:10 No Contest) Problem Dragon
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (10:53 Galleria) Masaaki Mochizuki, Kotoka❌
2. Naruki Doi (9:05 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Super Shenlong III
3. K-ness (10:33 Aoki Hikari) Jimmy Kagetora
4. CIMA⭕, Dragon Kid (13:47 Schwein Hold) Masato Yoshino, Shachihoko BOY❌
5. Jimmy Kanda⭕, Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin (18:08 Gekokujoh Elbow) Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk❌, Problem Dragon, Uhaa Nation

MB & the Jimmys argued after the dark match. First they bantered about the upcoming RyoSuka Twin Gate challenge. Eventually they decided to add Tanizaki & Problem Dragon to the main event to make it 4 on 4. After MB left, Kanda greeted his hometown fans.

Saito thanked Candy for both his energetic performance tonight, and for his 15 years of service. He then passed off the show closing duties to him. He thanked the Chiba faithful for such a great turnout on a Monday. The amount of streamers thrown for him during his ring introduction reminded him of his retirement match from 2002. He thanked the fans, and the Jimmys for their continuing support.

3/24/2013 Saitama, Kawagoe Espoir Isanuma – 700 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kagetora (5:05 Ikkitousen) Problem Dragon
1. Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito⭕ (14:45 Genkai) YAMATO, Super Shenlong III❌
2. Masaaki Mochizuki (10:21 Backslide) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!
3. Shingo Takagi (10:37 MADE IN JAPAN) Jimmy Kanda
4. CIMA⭕, Dragon Kid (17:00 Schwein) K-ness, Kotoka❌
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (15:55 Uhaa Combination) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Shachihoko BOY❌

CIMA & K-ness had their contract signing for the 4/4 title match. They also traded barbs after their match. K-ness said he was in perfect condition going in. CIMA just gave the usual I am CIMA and no one beats me speech.

Problem Dragon challenged Yoshino to a singles match after the main. Yoshino gave him a Lightning Spiral and Doi counted the fall within 10 seconds.

3/23/2013 Saitama, Fureai Cube Kasukabe – 750 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kanda (4:23 Ryu’s) Problem Dragon
1. K-ness⭕, Kotoka (13:18 Running Three) Masato Yoshino, Shachihoko BOY❌
2. Naruki Doi (10:35 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!
3. Masaaki Mochizuki (12:45 Inside Cradle) Jimmy Kagetora
4. Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito⭕ (15:37 Messenger) CIMA, Dragon Kid❌
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (18:11 Uhaa Combination) YAMATO, Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌

3/17/2013 Hyogo, Kobe Sambo Hall – 1100 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kanda (6:24 Ryu’s) Shachihoko BOY
1. Jimmy Kagetora, Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin⭕ (7:44 Implant) Super Shisa, Cyber Kong❌
2. Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Kotoka⭕ (12:43 School Boy) YAMATO, Super Shenlong III❌
3. Shingo Takagi (11:14 MADE IN JAPAN) Rich Swann
4. Problem Dragon, Kzy⭕ (10:51 Inside Cradle after Box Attack) Dragon Kid❌, HUB
5. Jimmy Susumu⭕, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito (16:03 Jumbo no Kachi!gatame) Naruki Doi❌, Masato Yoshino 
6. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (21:00 Uhaa Combination) CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii❌

Kzy taunted DK after pinning him. DK was irritated at him celebrating like he just won a clean fight. Kzy wondered if DK really was qualified to be Brave Gate champion, since he wasn’t brave enough to answer his challenge. DK still did not accept.

Tozawa declared the war with the old timers over, after their recent series of wins. He implied their next target was the Jimmys, which brought out RyoSuka. They asked for a Twin Gate shot. Tozawa laughed it off and refused, because Uhaa was going home on the 30th. There was not a suitable place between now and then. After Saito pushed the issue, Tozawa said he would be back on 4/17. Saito pointed out the next Sambo Hall was on 4/19, so that is where they would fight for the titles. Hulk was generally very bothered by this whole exchange and accepted the challenge for 4/19.

3/16/2013 Hiroshima, Onomichi Town Hall – 800 Attendance
0. Kotoka (5:00 Time Limit Draw) Shachihoko BOY
1. Naruki Doi⭕, Masato Yoshino (11:35 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Akira Tozawa, Problem Dragon❌
2. Rich Swann (7:51 Standing 450 Splash) Jimmy Kagetora
3. YAMATO (12:02 Mushakaeshi) Jimmy Kanda
4. BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (14:09 Uhaa Combination) Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌
5. CIMA⭕, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid (20:47 Meteora) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Susumu

3/15/2013 Aichi, Kasugai City Gymnasium – 700 Attendance
0. Kotoka (5:00 Time Limit Draw) Super Shenlong III
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (11:48 Galleria) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin❌
2. Ryo “Jimmy” Saito (10:30 Double Cross) Rich Swann
3. BxB Hulk (8:17 First Flash) Jimmy Kagetora
4. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino⭕ (13:01 Sol Naciente) Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kanda❌
5. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid⭕ (16:55 Bible) Akira Tozawa, Problem Dragon❌, Uhaa Nation

3/10/2013 Toyama, Takaoka Ecoeur – 650 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kagetora (4:51 Vertical Drop Brainbuster) Kotoka
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (13:33 Mushakaeshi) Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kanda❌
2. Masaaki Mochizuki (0:08 Flying Knee Strike) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
2. Masaaki Mochizuki (8:29 Pinned after Failed German Suplex Attempt) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
3. Uhaa Nation (3:58 Uhaa Combination) Super Shenlong III
4. CIMA, Dragon Kid⭕ (15:46 Bible) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌
5. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Rich Swann⭕ (16:33 Standing 450 Splash) Akira Tozawa, Kzy❌, BxB Hulk

3/9/2013 Aichi, Nagoya Congress Center – 950 Attendance
1. Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III⭕ (10:44 Swan Dive Guillotine Drop) Jimmy Kagetora, Kotoka❌
2. Jimmy Kanda (5:57 Pinned with One Foot after John Woo) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
3. YAMATO (12:31 Frankensteiner) Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin
4. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Rich Swann⭕ (16:00 Die Sky) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Susumu
5. Road to DEAD or ALIVE Team Veteran Returns vs. MAD BLANKEY 5 v. 5 Tug of War Match:
-Akira Tozawa (8:40 Ganki) CIMA
-Uhaa Nation (4:32 Uhaa Combination) Masaaki Mochizuki
-Don Fujii (3:02 Nice German) Problem Dragon
-HUB (9:56 Armageddon) Kzy
-Dragon Kid (12:35 Ultra Hurricanrana) BxB Hulk
☆Team Veteran Returns win 3-2

Ichikawa asked for a non-comedy fight with Kanda, since he was his debut opponent 15 years ago. The match still progressed as a typical Ichikawa match would, though.

Tozawa said the overall main event result meant nothing, because MB defeated the Dream Gate champion. CIMA and the Nagoya fans told them just to get out of the ring so they could celebrate. CIMA did admit to the 1 on 1 defeat, and acknowledged how dangerous Uhaa was. He thanked Fujii, HUB, and DK for saving them by winning out the final 3 matches. They talked a bit about DEAD or ALIVE once again making a local TV airing on Tokai TV for the first time in a few years, about how Team Veteran would successfully defend all their titles there, and that Gamma would make a full recovery and return soon. DK closed things out with the standard closing speech.

3/8/2013 Nagano, Nagano Sports Park Gymnasium – 600 Attendance
0. Jimmy Susumu (5:35 Mugen) Problem Dragon
1. Masaaki Mochizuki, HUB⭕ (12:15 Moudoku Habu Kuubaku) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda❌
2. BxB Hulk (0:57 Pinned with One Foot after Counter Kick) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
2b. BxB Hulk (7:05 E.V.O) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
3. YAMATO (10:06 Galleria) Rich Swann
4. Naruki Doi⭕, Masato Yoshino (13:02 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌
5. Akira Tozawa, Uhaa Nation⭕, Kzy, Problem Dragon (0:50 Uhaa Combination) CIMA, Don Fujii, Dragon Kid, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa❌
5b. CIMA, Don Fujii, Dragon Kid, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa⭕ (20:14 Ina Bauer German Suplex Hold) Akira Tozawa, Uhaa Nation, Kzy, Problem Dragon❌

3/7/2013 Tokyo, Korakuen Hall – 1850 Attendance
1. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino⭕, Shachihoko BOY (13:08 Lightning Spiral) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kanda❌
2. Open the Owarai Gate Title Match: Ryo “Jimmy” Saito (7:15 Pinned after DDT by Referee Yagi) Kikutaro
☆Saito becomes the 19th Champion via fan judgement
3. Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin (6:52 Implant) Super Shisa
4. Pro Wrestling – Singing – Alcohol Best of 3 Falls 3 Way Match: Don Fujii vs. Jimmy Kagetora vs. Rich Swann
-(4:20 Disqualified for hiding Orange Juice in his beer bottle) Fujii
-Kagetora (6:35 Rolling Cradle) Swann
5. K-ness (17:17 Running Three) Shingo Takagi
6. Captains Fall Match: Kenichiro Arai, Kotoka(c)⭕, Cyber Kong (16:28 Diving Foot Stomp) YAMATO, Super Shenlong III, Chihiro Tominaga(c)❌
7. MAD BLANKEY vs. Team Veteran Returns Naniwa Elimination Match: Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Problem Dragon, Kzy, Uhaa Nation (5-4) CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid, HUB, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
-Nation (12:20 Press Slammed Over the Top Rope) Ichikawa
-Mochizuki (21:52 Twister) Problem Dragon
-DK (24:20 Bible) Kzy
-Nation (24:45 Over the Top Rope) CIMA
-HUB (27:05 Armageddon) Tozawa
-Hulk (28:52 First Flash) HUB
-(30:53 Over the Top Rope) Mochizuki & Hulk
-Nation (31:53 Uhaa Combination) DK

The main event was changed to a Naniwa style elimination match. Uhaa defeated DK & Ichikawa and a handicap arm wrestling match to gain the main advantage for MB.

Fujii chose to sing the usual Yumeshibai for his song. Kagetora chose Den-en by Koji Tamaki. Swann did a pitch perfect rendition of Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.

K-ness capitalized on his continued momentum by calling out CIMA. He wanted a Dream Gate title match. CIMA said he didn’t back down from any challenge, and accepted. K-ness said that he would force open the door to his dreams, and he was still full of miracles. The match will happen at the April Korakuen Hall show.

YAMATO raged at yet another -akatsuki- loss. He insisted he was handicapped today and demanded a singles match with Arai. Kotoka was inspired by his recent run of success and decided to challenge Takagi. Both were set for the April Korakuen.

YAMATO then yelled at Tominaga for failing in his duty as captain. He gave him a hard slap. Tominaga countered with a slap of his own! He apologized for being terrible, and insisted he & Shenlong both restart from dark matches. They will face each other in one next month.

Tozawa began to boast about the MB win but he was quickly struck by a a tail attack from HUB. They argued back and forth, until DK joined in. He admitted his defeat today, but as a team with HUB they would be unbeatable. They set up a tag match with Hulk+Akira for next month. Stalker laid out a challenge to Uhaa Nation, but it was totally unacknowledged as MB left.

Team Veteran closed out the show with a standard closing speech.

3/3/2013 Osaka, BODYMAKER COLOSSEUM #2 – 1500 Attendance
0. Jimmy Kagetora (5:11 TKO from Boston Crab) Chihiro Tominaga
1. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (12:35 Uhaa Combination) Don Fujii, Dragon Kid❌, HUB
2. Problem Dragon⭕, Kzy (4:59 Inside Cradle after Salt Attack) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa❌, Cyber Kong
3. YAMATO (8:14 Frankensteiner) Jimmy Susumu
4. Masaaki Mochizuki, Kotoka⭕ (13:04 Diving Foot Stomp) Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌
5. Open the Triangle Gate: Naruki Doi, Shachihoko BOY, Rich Swann⭕ (24:09 Die Sky) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌, Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Dolphin
☆Jimmys fail in their 5th defense, W1i become the 40th Champion Team
6. Open the Dream Gate: CIMA (29:26 Meteora to the Stomach) Masato Yoshino
☆12th Defense

Kzy took the microphone after the opener. He said that Osaka once again saw the power of the mighty Uhaa Nation. He mocked DK for losing after his triumphant conclusion yesterday. HUB drop kicked him to get him to shut up. They bantered back and forth, continuing to set up a ProblemKZ vs. Chinese Astrology tag match for the future. Kzy once again said the International Problem Dragon would love an opportunity to bury them in salt. He called out Stalker & Kong to start match two.

3/2/2013 Osaka, BODYMAKER COLOSSEUM #2 – 1350 Attendance
1. Akira Tozawa⭕, Problem Dragon, Kzy (10:47 Dead Lift German Suplex Hold) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda❌, Jimmy Kagetora
2. Naruki Doi, Shachihoko BOY⭕ (10:54 Orion) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Mr. Quu Quu Naoki Tanizaki Dolphin❌
3. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III⭕ (17:38 Swan Dive Skyhigh) Jimmy Susumu, Kotoka❌, Cyber Kong
4. Masato Yoshino, Rich Swann⭕ (12:20 Standing 450 Splash) CIMA, Super Shisa❌
5. Open the Twin Gate Title Match: BxB Hulk, Uhaa Nation⭕ (15:08 Uhaa Combination) Masaaki Mochizuki❌, Don Fujii
☆MochiFujii fail in their 7th Defense. MAD BLANKEY become the 24th Champion team
6. Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Dragon Kid (21:02 Ultra Hurricanrana) HUB
☆8th Defense for DK

CIMA & Yoshino had their Dream Gate match contract signing at the beginning of the event. Yoshino said that he felt stronger going into this challenge than he did 4 months ago. With the support of the Osaka fans, he would win and change the DG landscape. CIMA revisited the talking point from their 2010 Dream Gate match about Yoshino being nearly a perfect opponent. However, while they would surely take their fight to the next level, Yoshino would still not be able to the open the door to his dream.

Tozawa celebrated after the opener, saying the MB team that won would be there to lend backup to Hulk in the semifinal. They brought out Uhaa Nation. Hulk introduced him to Osaka. Together they would crush the decrepit old timers carrying the tag belts. This brought out Team Veteran. Hulk told him that despite their experience, they had never faced such sheer destructive force as the one they face today. Fans of MochiFujii should enjoy this last glimpse of them as champions. Mocchy said that was a surprisingly good promo, considering it came from Hulk. Power means nothing when it is going up against an unstoppable object, and that it was Team Veteran was. They would show the power of the middle aged tonight.

After winning, Hulk told the rubes in Osaka that they got to see the true power of Uhaa. Moreover, it was the true power of MAD BLANKEY. This was just the beginning. They would soon take all the titles.

ProblemKZ appeared after the main. Kzy was overly polite, calling the main event a great fight. DK asked him what the hell he wanted, since nothing that had been done or said he anything to do with him. Kzy was once again polite. He reminded DK that MB had taken the Twin Gate. Now, the International Problem Dragon was hoping to burying DK in salt at some point. DK assumed this meant a Brave Gate challenge. Kzy just politely repeated the bury you in salt phrase. DK continued to assume this meant a Brave Gate challenge, and flatly refused it. They continued to banter back and forth for a bit, until kzy turned to HUB and mocked him for losing. DK told them to just get the hell out of the ring and the arena.

He turned to an emotional HUB. He said thanked him for the tough challenge. Then he recalled that last year was the Year of the Dragon, and this year is the Year of the Snake. Next time they come to Osaka they should form a New & Old Astrology tag team. He gave him the microphone. HUB said that today was the 14th anniversary of his debut in pro wrestling. It feels like a dream to have been in a main event title match on a DRAGON GATE show for such an important day. He thanked DK, the fans in attendance, and all the fans who have supported him in these 14 years.

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