April 28th, 2019 – The Gate of Passion 2019

April 28th, 2019
Fukuoka, Acros Fukuoka
The Gate of Passion 2019
Attendance: 731

0. Hyo Watanabe⭕️ (6:21 Panther Clutch) Problem Dragon❌
1. Masaaki Mochizuki⭕️, Jason Lee, K-ness. (9:04 Twister) Genki Horiguchi, “brother” YASSHI, Shachihoko Boy❌
2. Ryo Saito⭕️ (8:37 Double Cross) Yosuke♡Santa Maria❌
3. U-T⭕️ (10:54 Bienllave) Yuki Yoshioka❌
4. Strong Machine J⭕️, Strong Machine F, Strong Machine G (13:54 Majin Fusha Gatame) Kzy, Susumu Yokosuka, Punch Tominaga❌
5. Masato Yoshino, Naruki Doi, Dragon Kid, Kaito Ishida⭕️ (13:57 Tiger Suplex Hold) PAC, Eita, Yasushi Kanda❌, KAZMA SAKAMOTO
6. ☆Open the Twin Gate Championship Match☆
YAMATO⭕️, KAI (24:18 Meteo Impact) Big R Shimizu, Ben-K❌
★Big Ben fail in their 3rd defense attempt, Tribe Vanguard become the 45th champion team

U-T said he was in peak form going into his Brave Gate title match in Aichi. He promised to return to Hakata as champion.

Kid wondered what was going on with Eita and his faction. It sure seems like the Shimizu half of R・E・D had all the momentum. Maybe the Eita side was too worried about getting kicked out to concentrate on their matches? As for PAC. Kid told him in English that he will be next Dream Gate champion. Doi made fun of his grade school English. He should be worried about his own position going into the cage match. He is candidate #1 for banishment. Kid tried to reason with him but Doi wasn’t hearing it and eventually he was cut off by the music to start the next match.

With the referee down, Eita’s half of R・E・D hit the ring. While Ben was distracted, Eita slipped in behind him and hit him with a chair. An unaware KAI quickly took advantage for the win and the titles.

How unfortunate for Big Ben. The Shimizu group was outnumbered today. Just who was Shimizu planning on kicking out? Eita? Maybe PAC? Why doesn’t he just do it now and see what happens to him. Shimizu reminded him that he and he alone holds the power to banish someone from R・E・D. In fact, he has already decided who it will be. That person should just enjoy their remaining time as an R・E・D member because their days were numbered.

YAMATO & KAI were left to celebrate. YAMATO was out on the floor at the end. KAI also had no recollection of what happened. Either way, they were champions now. 8 months into his run with the company and 4 months since joining Tribe Vanguard KAI has finally left his mark. They closed the show with his trademark 1-2-3, Thank you! call.

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April 27th, 2019 – The Gate of Passion 2019

April 27th, 2019
Hiroshima, Fukuyama Big Rose
The Gate of Passion 2019
Attendance: 582

1. Genki Horiguchi⭕️, Susumu Yokosuka (9:51 Backslide from Heaven) Yasushi Kanda❌, KAZMA SAKAMOTO
2. Masaaki Mochizuki⭕️ (9:15 Countered La Magistral) Hyo Watanabe❌
3. Naruki Doi⭕️ (10:14 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Yuki Yoshioka❌
4. Big R Shimizu⭕️, Ben-K (12:56 Shot-put Slam) Ryo Saito, Shachihoko Boy❌
5. PAC⭕️, Eita (15:19 Jumping Tombstone Piledriver) Kzy, Punch Tominaga❌
6. Masato Yoshino, Dragon Kid⭕️, Jason Lee, Kaito Ishida (18:38 Bible) YAMATO, KAI, Yosuke♡Santa Maria❌, U-T

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April 24th, 2019 – The Gate of Passion 2019

April 24th, 2019
Hyogo, Kobe Sambo Hall
The Gate of Passion 2019
Attendance: 630

0. Kota Minoura⭕️ (6:15 German Suplex Hold) Problem Dragon❌
1. Kagetora, Yosuke♡Santa Maria, U-T⭕️ (15:01 Bienllave) Masato Yoshino, Dragon Kid, Jason Lee❌
2. Ryo Saito⭕️ (10:15 Disqualification) Yasushi Kanda❌
3. Strong Machine J⭕️, Strong Machine F, Strong Machine G (13:25 Majin Fusha Gatame) Masaaki Mochizuki, Yuki Yoshioka, Hyo Watanabe❌
4. YAMATO, KAI⭕️ (16:31 Meteo Impact)Naruki Doi, Kaito Ishida❌
5. ☆Punch Tominaga Comeback Match☆
Eita⭕️, Big R Shimizu, Ben-K, Takashi Yoshida (18:50 Stolen pin after Shot-put Slam by Shimizu) Kzy, Susumu Yokosuka, Genki Horiguchi, Punch Tominaga❌

MaxiMuM members all came out in the new white version of their Ishida designed t-shirt. Except Yoshino. He had on a different white t-shirt. His was something he pulled out of his closet back home. It was a shirt for the 5th anniversary of the Ultimo Dragon Gym Toryumon. He found it next to his original brown Tarzan style ring gear from 2000. Why is he wearing it? As many know by now, he recently announced his desire for Ultimo Dragon to come to Dragon Gate. Even though he gave his message live from the ring in Tokyo, as of now there has been no response. He has a 1 page interview about the matter in this week’s edition of Weekly Pro Wrestling magazine. Since he still doesn’t have Dragon’s contact info, this is the best he can do. There’s a wrestler named Dragon Kid that has been around for over 20 years now. The Dragon in his name is inherited from Ultimo Dragon. Because of how important he is to their existence, he will do whatever he must to get Ultimo Dragon in the ring at Kobe Pro Wrestling Festival 2019.

U-T finished his final match in Kobe during the Heisei era with another win. At the first major show of the Reiwa era he will be challenging Susumu Yokosuka for the Brave Gate in his hometown of Nagoya. This is the biggest match of his life. He promised to win and return to Kobe as the new Open the Brave Gate champion.

Eita was the only member of R・E・D at ringside for Kanda’s match. He interfered in the final stages until Kanda just attacked the referee for the DQ. Eita wondered how long Saito was going to keep doing this comedy bullshit. More important than that were the others. Why was he the only one out their to second Kanda? He knows they are here. Whatever they are up to, if they want to try and kick him out of the unit they were welcome to try it and see what happens.

Mochizuki was disappointed in Watanabe for losing right before their important Triangle Gate match. Minoura kept up his momentum with a win earlier. There was only one thing for Watanabe to do to make up for this. Win in Nagoya, then defend the titles against the Strong Machines. Watanabe agreed. Losing today sucks, but he accepts it and is looking forward. Dojo Mochizuki were going to win in Nagoya, then call out the Strong Machines and hand them their first loss.

YAMATO & KAI also kept up their momentum as their Twin Gate match on Sunday approaches. YAMATO has worn the Twin Gate title 8 times. KAI has been in Tribe Vanguard for 4 months now, it was time for him to start producing. On Sunday, he & KAI would have the Twin Gate titles around their waists.

Shimizu hit the Shot-put Slam on Tominaga, but Eita threw him out of the ring and stole the pin. He was full of himself afterwards, proudly declaring himself the winner. As for Punch Tominaga, he hasn’t forgotten what he did to him back at Final Gate 2018. He had nothing to do with his Hair vs. Mask match with Dragon Kid but he still came and cut Eita’s hair. He will never forgive him for that.
Shimizu was more concerned with the ending of the match. Eita sure was talking a lot of trash. He should probably start being nicer to people like Punch and Natural Vibes just in case he, ya know, finds himself kicked out of R・E・D soon. As for the end, it was totally his Shot-put Slam that won the match. Totally. Eita stole the pin. He can’t even beat Punch Tominaga without having to steal the pin? What does that say about the supposed R・E・D leader? Right? Maybe he should…ya know….focus less on talking so much and maybe just … ya know…put his efforts into support Shimizu inside the cage. Maybe he can save himself that way. Right?
Eita had no plans on sucking up and selling himself out to the likes of Shimizu. If he wants to try and kick Eita out of R・E・D he should go ahead and do it now. See what happens to him. PAC will be back from the UK this week. PAC is not on Shimizu’s side. He is on Eita’s. Besides, the Dojo Mochizuki representative Shun Skywalker is injured. He won’t be able to get out of the cage. They’ve lost before the match has even started so Eita is safe. Shimizu reminded him that even if he escapes the cage, he can still kick Eita out. Eita again just warned him to try and see what happens to him. Shimizu told him if he wants to stay in R・E・D he should start minding his manners.

Vibes were left to close the show. Kzy welcomed Punch back after 5 months on the shelf with a broken ankle. It was harder than he remembered and he still isn’t 100% confident in himself but with the support of his Vibes teammates he was able to make it back. He promised to help Kzy in the cage to ensure the 5 of them stay together. Kzy was happy to see him back to his old self. YASSHI didn’t have a match today but he still made the trip so they could all be together for Punch’s return. That is the type of unit Natural Vibes is. R・E・D are at each others’ throats. The Dojo Mochizuki rep is injured. MaxiMuM has Doi as their rep. Tribe Vanguard has been joking but are they really joking(?) about kicking out Maria. There will be none of that from Natural Vibes. He is going to go in, get out, and keep them together.
They finished off with some talk about King of Gate and next month in Sambo Hall.

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April 24th, 2019 – The Gate of Passion 2019

April 23rd, 2019
Fukui, Fukuiken Sangyokaikan
The Gate of Passion 2019
Attendance: 369

1. Kzy⭕️, Susumu Yokosuka (15:37 Skayde Schoolboy) Ryo Saito, K-ness.❌
2. Naruki Doi⭕️ (19:02 Pinned after failed chair attack attempt) “Hollywood” Stalker Ichikawa❌
3. Strong Machine J, Strong Machine F, Strong Machine G⭕️ (13:13 Jumping Power Bomb) Kagetora, Yosuke♡Santa Maria❌, U-T
4. YAMATO, KAI⭕️ (14:02 Meteo Impact) Masaaki Mochizuki, Yuki Yoshioka❌
5. Masato Yoshino, Dragon Kid⭕️, Jason Lee, Kaito Ishida (15:24 Bible) Big R Shimizu, Ben-K, Takashi Yoshida❌, Yasushi Kanda

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April 21st, 2019 – The Gate of Passion 2019

April 21st, 2019
Mie, Matsusaka Heartful Mikumo
The Gate of Passion 2019
Attendance: 468

1. Kagetora, U-T⭕️ (12:52 Pasion) Yasushi Kanda❌, Takashi Yoshida
2. Naruki Doi⭕️ (11:59 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Yuki Yoshioka❌
3. Strong Machine J, Strong Machine F⭕️, Strong Machine G (11:24 Power Bomb) Ryo Saito, Shachihoko Boy❌, Problem Dragon
4. Big R Shimizu⭕️, Ben-K (16:10 Shot-put Slam) YAMATO, Yosuke♡Santa Maria❌
5. Dragon Kid⭕️, Jason Lee, Kaito Ishida (18:46 Bible) Kzy, Susumu Yokosuka, “brother” YASSHI❌

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