NJPW “YUJI NAGATA 20TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW ~ BLUE JUSTICE IV”, 9/9/12 (Samurai! TV)
2,250 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House
1. Wataru Inoue beat Hiromu Takahashi (9:24) with a German suplex hold.
2. Low Ki, Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov & Averno beat KUSHIDA, Alex Shelley, BUSHI & Mascara Dorada (10:53) when Ki used the Ki Krusher ’99 on BUSHI.
3. Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask & Captain New Japan beat YOSHI-HASHI, Jado & Gedo (11:52) when Captain used the Caribbean Death Grip on Gedo.
4. Hirooki Goto, Tetsuya Naito & Karl Anderson beat Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii (12:52) when Anderson used the Gun Stun on Ishii.
5. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Harry Smith & TAKA Michinoku Kaientai Dojo beat Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Ryusuke Taguchi (14:07) when Smith used a Sharpshooter on Tenzan.
6. Yuji Nagata 20th Anniversary Match
: Yuji Nagata, Jun Akiyama Pro Wrestling NOAH & Masaaki Mochizuki Dragon Gate beat Shinsuke Nakamura, Kazuchika Okada & Yujiro Takahashi (18:56) when Nagata used a backdrop hold on Takahashi.
* Yuji Nagata celebrated his 20th anniversary as a pro wrestler with a successful show in his home region of Togane. Nagata worked hard on promoting this event and the result was a packed house of 2,250 fans.
* The 2,250 fans saw a special main event where Nagata teamed with NOAH star and generation rival Jun Akiyama along with DRAGON GATE’s Masaaki Mochizuki in an “anti-aging” trio. They defeated CHAOS’ Nakamura, Okada & Yujiro with Nagata fittingly ending the match with his backdrop hold on Yujiro. New Japan trueborn and Nagata’s former Team JAPAN faction member Kazuyuki Fujita made a surprise appearance after the match to congratulate Nagata on his 20th anniversary. Nakanishi also appeared so the only Team JAPAN member missing was the enigmatic Kendo Kashin who hasn’t been seen in New Japan for a long time now. 90s star Hiroshi Hase also made an appearance.
* Special guest Akebono was forced to miss the show due to an injury that will keep him out for a while.