The Gate of Passion 2012

5/6/2012 Aichi, Aichi Prefectural Gym ~ DEAD or ALIVE 2012 – 6000 Attendance
1. Rich Swann⭕, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa (4:11 Frog Splash) Super Shisa, Kotoka❌
2. KING OF CHOP Finals Return Match: Naoki Tanisaki (2:51 Low Blow -> Night Ride) Eita Kobayashi
3. Akatsuki vs. MAD BLANKEY Loser Revives One Hit Comeback Elimination Match: YAMATO, Shingo Takagi(c), Chihiro Tominaga, Super Shenlong III defeat Akira Tozawa(c), BxB Hulk, Kzy, Problem Dragon
-Tominaga (2:34 Two Step Moonsault) Problem Dragon
-Tozawa (3:16 German Suplex Hold) Shenlong; Problem Dragon returns
-Takagi (3:48 Pumping Bomber) Problem Dragon; Shenlong returns
-Kzy (5:15 Low Blow-> Pinfall) Tominaga; Problem Dragon returns
-YAMATO (5:58 Low Blow -> Galleria) Problem Dragon; Tominaga returns
-Hulk (6:54First Flash) Shenlong; Problem Dragon returns
-(8:54 Both Over the Top Rope) YAMATO & Problem Dragon; No return
-Kzy (10:14 Impact) Tominaga; Problem Dragon returns
-Shingo (14:43 Last Falconry) Tozawa
4. Open the Twin Gate: Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kagetora⭕ (15:22 Kagenui) Masaaki Mochizuki❌, Don Fujii
☆Second defense for the Jimmys
5. Open the Brave Gate: Dragon Kid (21:10 Dragon Rana) Ricochet
☆Ricochet fails in his 4th Defense, DK becomes the 22nd Champion
6. Open the Triangle Gate: Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, PAC⭕ (20:16 360 Shooting Star Press) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌
☆The Jimmys fail in their second defense, W1i become the 35th Champions
7. Open the Dream Gate: CIMA (25:16 Meteora) Cyber Kong
☆CIMA succeeds in his 3rd Defense

CIMA blasted Kong for his performance and for all the MB interference. He said it wasn’t worthy of a Dream Gate title match, much less a big show main event. He told him to get out of his ring and go back to being just a second for important matches. After this, he & DK celebrated their wins, and gave the customary speech to close the show.

5/5/5012 Shizuoka, Shimizu Marine Building – 500 Attendance
1. Akira Tozawa⭕, BxB Hulk (10:25 Dead Lift German Suplex) Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌
2. Ricochet (9:10 Firebird Splash) Problem Dragon
3. Dragon Kid (12:30 Bible) YAMATO
4. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki⭕ (14:04 Twister) Cyber Kong, Naoki Tanisaki❌
5. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, PAC⭕ (18:41 Swan Dive Firebird Splash) Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kanda, Jimmy Kagetora

5/4/2012 Kyoto, KBS Hall ~Jimmys vs. WORLD-1 International in Kyoto~- 880 Attendance
0. Super Shenlong III (5:48 DQ for Mask Attack) Problem Dragon
1. Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong⭕ (12:42 Release Power Bomb) CIMA, Eita Kobayashi❌
2. Masaaki Mochizuki (12:26 Twister) Chihiro Tominaga
3. Don Fujii (8:00 Gedo Clutch) Jimmy Kagetora
4. BxB Hulk⭕, Naoki Tanisaki (14:44 First Flash) YAMATO❌, Shingo Takagi
5. Jimmy Susumu⭕, Jimmy Kanda, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (24:42 Jumbo no Kachi!gatame) Naruki Doi❌, Masato Yoshino, PAC, Ricochet

CIMA & Cyber had the contract signing for the DoA main event. They both gave the typical speeches promising victory. CIMA added that today Cyber would suffer 100 chops at the hands of the 2012 KING OF CHOP winner. Tozawa chimed in. He said MB would be at ringside, including the always annoying Problem Dragon & Kzy.

5/3/2012 Toyama, Toyama Techno Hall – 600 Attendance
1. Naruki Doi, PAC⭕ (11:24 Swan Dive Firebird Splash) Shingo Takagi, Super Shenlong III❌
2. YAMATO (9:20 Galleria) Naoki Tanisaki
3. BxB Hulk (11:21 E.V.O.) Eita Kobayashi
4. Masato Yoshino, Ricochet⭕ (13:54 630) Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid❌
5. Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda⭕, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (20:34 Gekokujoh Elbow) Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong, Kzy❌

4/30/2012 Ishikawa, Kanezawa Distribution Hall – 550 Attendance
1. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi⭕ (11:00 Pumping Bomber) Akira Tozawa, Naoki Tanisaki❌
2. Dragon Kid (8:32 Bible) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!
3. Ricochet (9:26 High Angle Shooting Star Press) Jimmy Kagetora
4. BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong⭕ (14:30 Fire Thunder) Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito❌
5. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki⭕, Don Fujii (20:44 Twister) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Super Shisa❌

4/29/2012 Fukui, Sun Dome Fukui – 880 Attendance
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (10:57 Galleria) Don Fujii, Eita Kobayashi❌
2. Akira Tozawa (9:59 Package German Suplex Hold) Super Shisa
3. BxB Hulk (9:11 First Flash) Jimmy Kagetora
4. CIMA⭕, Dragon Kid (13:21 Meteora) Cyber Kong, Naoki Tanisaki❌
5. Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!⭕ (20:38 Backslide from Heaven) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino❌, Ricochet

Tozawa introduced Larry Dallas as the new American manager for MAD BLANKEY. Dallas said something in English, none of which was understood by the Fukui fans. Tozawa ripped on them for not understanding English. He said with their new addition, MB would cause even more chaos.

CIMA completely KO’d Tanisaki with the Meteora. He told kong to take a good look, because he was next. He also called Dallas the worst, most garbage manager in the world.

4/28/2012 Hiroshima, Hiroshima Industrial Hall – 800 Attendance
1. Dragon Kid, Eita Kobayashi⭕ (13:05 Moonsault Press) Naruki Doi, Kotoka❌
2. YAMATO (8:56 Mushakaeshi) Jimmy Kanda
3. Shingo Takagi (10:16 Pumping Bomber) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito
4. Masato Yoshino, Ricochet⭕ (14:02 High Angle Shooting Star Press) Jimmy Susumu, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!❌
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong⭕ (18:16 Cyber Bomb) CIMA, Don Fujii, Super Shisa❌

4/23/2012 Yamaguchi, Kaikyou Messe Shimonoseki – 480 Attendance
1. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi (12:31 Galleria) Masaaki Mochizuki, Kotoka❌
2. BxB Hulk (10:32 E.V.O) Super Shisa
3. Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (9:24 Backslide from Heaven) Naoki Tanisaki
4. CIMA, Dragon Kid⭕ (15:37 Bible) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito❌, Jimmy Kanda
5. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Ricochet⭕ (15:36 High Angle Shooting Star Press) Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong, Kzy❌

4/22/2012 Fukuoka, Hakata Star Lanes – 2000 Attendance
1. BxB Hulk⭕, Naoki Tanisaki (8:26 First Flash) Don Fujii, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa❌
2. YAMATO (6:17 Galleria) Problem Dragon
3. Jimmy Susumu (12:21 Mugen) Eita Kobayashi
4. Shingo Takagi, Chihiro Tominaga⭕, Super Shenlong III (10:32 Moonsault Press) Super Shisa, Jimmy Kagetora, Kotoka❌
5. 4 Way 6 Man Tag: CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid vs. Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! vs. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Ricochet vs. Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong, Kzy
-Saito (28:28 Dragon Suplex Hold) Kid
-Horiguchi (32:06 Backslide from Heaven) Tozawa
-Yoshino (37:47 Sol Naciente) Saito

The Veteran Army debuted new attire for interview segments – bathrobes.

There was a big talk battle between the main event units after the opener. Tozawa promised to crush everyone. Ricochet said DK was tiny & Horiguchi was bald. Horiguchi said the Jimmys whirlwind would continue. 

YAMATO talked about Akatsuki. He said they were off to a late start compared to the units in the main event. They didn’t have a logo yet. None of their costumes matched. But, they had the power of youth on their side so they would figure it all out soon.

Doi said the win today made W1i the #1 contenders to the Triangle Gate, and they wanted their title match in Aichi. Horiguchi agreed, but since Rico already had a title match booked for that day, there would be no Triangle match. Doi asked him if he bothered to read the official DG site at all. If he did, he would know that PAC would be back to Japan in time to fill that spot. Horiguchi said he didn’t really care if he brought PAC, PEC, or POC. They were accepting the challenge.

The show ended with the official announcement of the next CHAMPION GATE series, taking place in Hakata on 6/16 & 17. Each unit took turns promising to hold all the titles by then.

4/21/2012 Hiroshima, Fukuyama Big Rose – 550 Attendance
1. Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid⭕ (10:37 Bible) Akira Tozawa, Problem Dragon❌
2. Shingo Takagi (8:36 Pumping Bomber) Jimmy Kanda
3. YAMATO (10:11 CBV) Super Shisa
4. BxB Hulk⭕, Cyber Kong (15:08 First Flash) CIMA, Shachihoko Machine❌
5. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Ricochet⭕ (15:49 High Angle Shooting Star Press) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kagetora❌

4/19/2012 Hyogo, Kobe Sambo Hall – 900 Attendance
1. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk. Cyber Kong⭕ (12:22 Cyber Combination) Masato Yoshino, Eita Kobayashi❌, Ricochet
2. Naruki Doi (6:53 V9 Clutch) Jimmy Kanda
3. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi⭕ (9:39 Pumping Bomber) Don Fujii, Kotoka❌
4. Cabellera & Nombre contra Musica: Chihiro Tominaga (12:28 Flying Cross Armbreaker) Problem Dragon
5. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki⭕, Dragon Kid (12:22 Reverse Twister) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee, Jimmy Kagetora❌

-A Block 1st Round: Jimmy Kagetora def. CIMA
-A Block 1st Round: Don Fujii def. Rich Swann
-A Block 1st Round: Eita Kobayashi def via towel throw. Problem Dragon
-A Block 1st Round: Cyber Kong def. Naruki Doi
-B Block 1st Round: YAMATO def. Kotoka
-B Block 1st Round: Tomahawk T.T def. Super Shisa
-B Block 1st Round: Masato Yoshino def. Akira Tozawa
-B Block 1st Round: Masaaki Mochizuki def. Shingo Takagi
-A Block 2nd Round: Don Fujii def. Jimmy Kagetora
-A Block 2nd Round: Eita Kobayashi def. Cyber Kong
-B Block 2nd Round: Tomahawk T.T def. YAMATO
-B Block 2nd Round: Masaaki Mochizuki def. Masato Yoshino
-A Block Semi-Final: Eita Kobayashi def. Don Fujii
-B Block Semi-Final: Tomahawk T.T def. Masaaki Mochizuki
-Finals: Eita Kobayashi def. Tomahawk T.T

Naoki Tanisaki had to cancel his appearance for unknown reasons. Tomahawk T.T appeared for the first time since January to take his place….

YAMATO congratulated Tominaga on the win, and said last month it was Tommy inviting them. This month, they were inviting him to fight alongside them. Tommy happily accepted. He also admitted the newly won Platinum Trap Alpha probably did not suit him. However, he knew someone who it would suit. He called out….Super Shenlong! The 3rd iteration of the character came out. YAMATO wondered if he was a certain ugly wrestler that had also been fighting with them. he got as far as “Wa-” before Shenlong cut him off. he new Shenlong was also invited to the group. YAMATO deferred to Takagi for the unit name, since he was better at it. The new unit is named “Akatsuki” (暁), which means Dawn, or Daybreak.

By winning KING OF CHOP, Kobayashi earned the right to ask for anything he wanted. His wish was to enter King of Gate. It was decided he would replace CIMA in the tournament. CIMA will not participate. He also said he hoped to one day accompany CIMA to Mexico for training. CIMA if he can learn how to count to 100 in Spanish by the next Sambo Hall show, he would let him come. He warned him that he would be tested in the ring next month. Kobayashi gave the customary closing speech.

4/15/2012 Osaka, Appla Takaishi – 900 Attendance
1. Masato Yoshino, Ricochet⭕ (13:24 Shooting Star Press) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kagetora❌
2. Don Fujii (8:00 HIMEI) Chihiro Tominaga
3. Naruki Doi (12:36 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee
4. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi⭕ (12:54 MADE IN JAPAN) Masaaki Mochizuki, Shoichi Uchida❌
5. CIMA, Gamma, Dragon Kid, Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa⭕ (21:28 Ina Bauer German Suplex Hold) Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong, Naoki Tanisaki❌

4/14/2012 Shizuoka, Numazu Wholesale Center – 600 Attendance
1. Masaaki Mochizuki⭕, Dragon Kid (10:59 Twister) YAMATO, Chihiro Tominaga❌
2. Ricochet (12:15 Pinfall) Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee
3. Shingo Takagi (11:07 Pumping Bomber) Kzy
4. CIMA⭕, Gamma (14:14 Schweingatame) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kanda❌
5. Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong⭕ (16:29 Cyber Bomb) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Super Shisa❌

4/13/2012 Tochigi, Utsunomiya Tochigi Synthesis Bunka Center – 450 Attendance
1. Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong⭕ (12:49 Cyber Bomb) Masato Yoshino, Super Shisa❌
2. Gamma (0:49 Power Bomb) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
2b. Gamma (5:57 Power Bomb) Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
3. BxB Hulk (10:11 First Flash) Jimmy Kanda
4. Naruki Doi, Ricochet⭕ (12:50 Flying Front Cradle) YAMATO❌, Shingo Takagi
5. CIMA⭕, Masaaki Mochizuki, Dragon Kid (18:16 Meteora) Jimmy Susumu, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito❌, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee

4/12/2012 Tokyo, Korakuen Hall – 1750 Attendance
0. Super Shisa, Kenichiro Arai⭕ (7:56 Hanshin Tiger Suplex) Yosuke Watanabe❌, Kotoka
0. Problem Dragon (6:27 Salt Attack -> Small Package Hold) Chihiro Tominaga
1. Jimmy Susumu, Jimmy Kanda⭕ (13:25 Gekokujoh Elbow) Masato Yoshino, Eita Kobayashi❌
2. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi⭕ (10:05 MADE IN JAPAN) K-ness❌, Gamma
3. Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy Kagetora, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee⭕ (16:20 Backslide from Heaven) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino❌, Ricochet
4. MAD BLANKEY vs. Team Veteran Returns 5 vs. 5 Tug of War Singles Match Series
-Don Fujii (4:16 Nice German) Naoki Tanisaki
-Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa (3:46 CIMA Attack -> Ina Bauer German) Cyber Kong
-Kzy (8:58 Kong Cyber Bomb -> Kzy Time) CIMA
-Akira Tozawa (8:51 Package German Suplex Hold) Dragon Kid
-BxB Hulk (11:45 First Flash) Masaaki Mochizuki
☆MB win 3-2

Doi introduced WORLD-1 INTERNATIONAL to the Tokyo fans. He once again brought up the global concept of Doi from Japan, Swann & Ricochet from the US, PAC from England, and Yoshino from Thailand. Yoshino once again quickly changed the subject. They did have some bad news to report. Rich Swann was injured and was forced to miss his match tonight. Swann apologized, but assured the Tokyo populace that he did indeed love them. Doi & Yoshino contemplated what to do about the match. They decided to play rock, paper, scissors with the loser having to do two matches. Yoshino lost.

W1i invited Eita to join them. They got the same answer that Tommy did back in Nagoya. A denial in the form of a powerful chop! He was upset that they did something as trivial as rock, paper, scissors to decide his new partner.

There was some typical banter back & forth between MB & the Veteran Army after they decided the tug of war pairings. Mocchy promised a total victory. Tozawa said there was no way the fossils could win. He also said Problem Dragon could interfere at any time to cause some DQ finishes to ruin the Gaora live broadcast. CIMA said that viewers shouldn’t be subjected to Kimata at all, and hoped Gaora would censor/mosaic his image. They ended up making all the matches no DQ to prevent a salty finish. Further, CIMA vs. Kzy was made into a Falls Count Anywhere match.

YAMATO talked about not planning to enter a new unit this year. He & Takagi had planned on just fighting a duo. They have somehow have ended up with Tominaga & Watanabe tagging along with them. He said that even though Tommy was going bald at such a young age, he had high potential. YAMATO thought it might be OK to fight with them. Takagi was a little more cryptic. He said with KoG coming next month, he should be finding his motivation soon.

Tozawa boasted bout the MB win. He said Cyber would take the Dream Gate in Aichi, and they would also take King of Gate next month. He turned his attention to Doi & Yoshino who were at the broadcast table in the balcony. He promised that himself & Hulk would smash them in the tournament. He told Doi he was a nuisance and consistently held back Blood Warriors while he was a member. Tozawa added the only people who still support him were lonely people who just wanted to look at his ass in those small tights he wears.

Doi stood up at this point. He said his ass has served him well for over 10 years now. He asked the fans if they wanted to see him wear a T-back (thong) style outfit. Korakuen Hall exploded with joy & began a loud T-BACK! chant. Tozawa became flustered and stormed off with the rest of MB. Yoshino tried to calm the hall down by saying Doi wasn’t really going to do it, but Doi was now determined. He said Yoshino would wear one with him! Doi & Yoshino closed out the show from the balcony.

4/8/2012 Mie, Tsu Messe Wing Mie – 1100 Attendance
1. Jimmy Susumu⭕, Jimmy Kagetora (12:18 Jumbo no Kachi!gatame) Cyber Kong, Naoki Tanisaki❌
2. Gamma (9:47 Pinfall) Ryo “Jimmy” Saito
3. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi⭕ (12:55 Pumping Bomber) Dragon Kid, Eita Kobayashi❌
4. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino⭕ (12:06 Sol Naciente) Jimmy Kanda❌, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee
5. CIMA, Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii⭕ (18:16 Nice German) Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Kzy❌

4/7/2012 Aichi, Nagoya Telepia Hall – 500 Attendance
0. Problem Dragon (8:59 Low Blow -> Small Package Hold) Chihiro Tominaga
1. Naruki Doi⭕, Masato Yoshino (8:32 Bakatare Sliding Kick) Jimmy Kanda❌, Jimmy Kagetora
2. Eita Kobayashi (5:52 DQ due to MB Interference) Naoki Tanisaki
3. YAMATO⭕, Shingo Takagi 88;48 Galleria) BxB Hulk, Kzy❌
4. Akira Tozawa, Cyber Kong⭕ (7:29 Problem Dragon Yellow Box Attack -> School Boy) CIMA, Gamma❌
5. CIMA Royale 3: 
Order of Entry – Masato Yoshino & Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa, Naoki Tanisaki, Eita Kobayashi, Cyber Kong, Problem Dragon, Gamma, Chihiro Tominaga, Naruki Doi, Kzy
-Ichikawa (La Magistral) Tanisaki
-Problem Dragon (Low Blow -> Small Package Hold) Tominaga
-Yoshino (Over the Top Rope) Gamma
-Ichikawa (La Magistral) Kzy
-Kobayashi (Chop Attack -> Give Up) Ichikawa
-Problem Dragon (Pinfall) Kobayashi
-Kong (Over the Top Rope) Yoshino, Problem Dragon
-Kong (19:25 Kzy Yellow Box Attack -> Cyber Bomb) Doi
6. Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii, Dragon Kid⭕ (19:20 Ultra Hurricanrana) Jimmy Susumu❌, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!

MB & Kimata kept up the attack on Tominaga after the dark match. Kimata went after his hair. Takagi & YAMATO made the save. Tominaga thanked them, and turned his attention to Kimata. He said that he didn’t have an entrance theme, while someone as garbage as Kimata had a great theme. He wanted it. Kimata said someone as bald as Tommy didn’t deserve it. So, it was decided that there will be some sort of Theme vs. Hair match between the two at some point.

After this, the order of entry for the CIMA Royale 3 was decided. It will be Yoshino & Ichikawa, Tanisaki, Kobayashi, Cyber, Problem Dragon, Gamma, Tominaga, Doi, Kzy. 

MB went after Kobayashi and his hair. Tominaga made the save. Tominaga asked Kobayashi to fight with him. Kobayashi responded to his handshake with a powerful chop! He said he was focusing his efforts on KING OF CHOP. For now, everyone was his enemy and he needed no distractions. Yosuke Watanabe flew from off the screen with a missile dropkick to Kobayashi and said everyone was forgetting about HIS chops. Tominaga reached out to him. He said since Watanabe was slightly ugly and he was slightly balding, they should team up! Watanabe was eager to agree…..

YAMATO & Takagi beat up Kzy after their match. Hulk said that between now and Dead or Alive, MB would destroy them.

Cyber demanded his title match at DoA. CIMA said aside from garbage Problem Dragon, any and all challenges would be accepted. Kong called Kzy & Kimata the MVPs of this show due to their part in all the MB wins.

Mochizuki demanded a Triangle Gate shot due to the win here. Kid said he wanted no part of that. Mocchy shrugged it off and said the Twin would suffice. So it will be MochiFuji vs. the Jimmys at DoA. 

Kid, who had been hinting all week that he had something planned for this show, made his intentions known. Surprisingly, he asked for a Brave Gate shot. He asked Yoshino, due to his stellar command of low level English, to send the challenge to Ricochet. CIMA said their English was suspect at best, and he wondered if the message would be conveyed properly. MB also came out here and made overtures at the Triangle Gate, but nothing was set. The Veteran Army closed out the show.

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