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NOAH “Great Voyage 2016” Results
May 28, 2016
Full Report via PuroresuSpirit.net
The big news was two big title changes in the double main event. Plus, former WWE star Shelton Benjamin asserting himself as the next GHC Hvt. Title contender…
(1)Quiet Storm & Muhammed Yone & Akitoshi Saito beat Yoshinari Ogawa & Shiro Tomoyose & Kaito Kiyomiya in a six-man tag match.
(2) SuzukiGun (Taka Michinoku & Taichi & El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) beat Taiji Ishimori & Hitoshi Kumano & Genba Hirayanagi & Captain NOAH in an eight-man tag match.
(3) SuzukiGun (Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka) beat Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya.
(4) Shelton Benjamin beat Maybach Taniguchi.
(5) Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge beat Kenoh & Hajime Ohara to retain the GHC Jr. Hvt. Tag Titles. Afterward, Taka & Taichi, then New Japan bookers Jado & Gedo came out as the next potential challengers. A three-team match was set up for the next title defense.
(6) Yoshinobu Kanemaru beat Hitoshi Kumano to retain the GHC Jr. Hvt. Title.
(7) Naomichi Marufuji & Toru Yano beat K.E.S. (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr.) to capture the GHC Hvt. Tag Titles. This ended K.E.S.’s historical title reign going back to February 2015. It was the second-longest Tag Title reign in NOAH history. Afterward, K.E.S. called for a re-match.
(8) Go Shiozaki beat GHC Hvt. champion Takashi Suguira in 32:00 to capture the GHC Hvt. Title.
After the match, Shelton Benjamin stepped up as the next challenger to Shiozaki.