Navigation Over The Dateline 2003 Day 13 | Pro Wrestling Noah Saturday Night RetroView

On September 12th, 2003, Pro Wrestling Noah aired the Navigation Over The Dateline tour 2003 Day 13 event.

There were eight matches with four titles on the line, including the WLW Heavyweight, Junior Heavyweight Tag Team, Junior Heavyweight & GHC Heavyweight. All this and tons of tag matches.

Navigation Over The Dateline 2003 Day 13
Richard Slinger & Masashi Aoyagi vs. Haruka Eigen & Kishin Kawabata

Richard Slinger with some counter moves while Masashi Aoyagi hits some kicks but gets a Dragon Screw.

Haruka Eigen gets in a 10-revolution Giant Swing, and then Slinger hits a Holding Fisherman Suplex for a twp-count. Eigen is isolated before Slinger gets a roll-up for the win.

Winners: Richard Slinger & Masashi Aoyagi (8:46)

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6 Man Tag Team Match
Tamon Honda, Takuma Sano & Kotaro Suzuki vs. Takeshi Rikio, Mitsuo Momota & Kikuchi

Kotaro Suzuki connects with a corkscrew crossbody to Kikuchi while Tamon Honda & Takeshi Rikio exchange forearms.

Kikuchi hits three suplexes to Kotaro, chaining them all together and finishing with a holding fisherman suplex and a cover, but he gets a 2 count.

Takuma Sano is able to score a double stomp to Tsuyoshi Kikuchi then Sano, Suzuki & Honda triple team Momota.

After Momota kicks out of a pin attempt, Sano puts him away with a Northern Lights Bomb for the win.

Winners: Tamon Honda, Takuma Sano & Kotaro Suzuki (13:06)

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6 Man Tag Team Match
Akira Taue, Daisuke Ikeda & Mohammed Yone vs. Mitsuharu Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa & Masao Inoue

Mohammed Yone fumbles under Mitsuharu Misawa‘s elbow offense but fares better against Yoshinari Ogawa. Ogawa is in trouble with Yone but quickly tags in Misawa.

Yone is the one in trouble now, thanks to some Misawa & Ogawa tag team offense, but he hits a desperation lariat and tags in Akira Taue.

There are a few near falls before Ikeda hits Yone with a Death Valley Bomb to get the win for his team.

Winners: Akira Taue, Daisuke Ikeda & Mohammed Yone (15:35)

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6 Man Tag Team Match
Yoshihiro Takayama, Bison Smith & Donovan Morgan vs. Jun Akiyama, Akitoshi Saito & Jun Izumida

Jun Akiyama hits an exploder before Yoshihiro Takayama’s knee to the gut, and Bison Smith’s press slam into Akitoshi Saito cut Akiyama’s wind off.

Smith’s wind is cut off by some Saito kicks before Akiyama & Takayama exchange elbows, with Takayama going down after a bunch of them.

Donovan Morgan and Saito go at it with Morgan hitting a dive through the ropes.

Smith is able to hit the Iron Claw Chokeslam but can’t get a pin because Akiyama breaks the fall. So Smith hits a second Iron Claw Chokeslam for the win.

Winners: Yoshihiro Takayama, Bison Smith & Donovan Morgan (15:08)

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WLW Heavyweight Title Match
Ron Harris (c) vs. Takeshi Morishima

The match starts off with a test of strength before Takeshi Morishima jumps off the apron and tries to squash Ron Harris beneath his weight.

Harris responds with a powerbomb onto the entrance ramp, a corkscrew neckbreaker, and a cover, but it is good for a two-count. Morishima tries to run off the apron again until it gets countered into an Ace Crusher.

Harris hits a Chokeslam, then a pin, but it’s only good for a two-count. Morishima hits a German suplex, a Backdrop, and a Lariat, then a cover of his own but can only get a two-count as well.

Harris tries a big boot, but Morishima dodges and nails Harris with a Backdrop Hold to put Harris away.

Winner: AND NEW WLW Heavyweight Champion: Takeshi Morishima (14:29)

[Photo: Pro Wrestling NOAH]

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Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles Match
Naomichi Marufuji & Kenta (c) vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Makoto Hashi

Kenta & Makoto Hashi starts the match by slapping each other before Makoto Hashi then has his leg worn down extensively and Kenta takes a Inverted DDT onto the ring apron.

Kenta eventually brings in Naomichi Marufuji & he hits a Suicide Somersault Senton into Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Hashi after bouncing from the 2nd rope to the 3rd.

Both teams brawl before it’s capped off with Marufuji running up the guardrail and hitting Shiranui Kanemaru on the floor.

Both teams do a bit of save each other’s partners from getting pinned, highlighted by an Avalanche Busaiku Knee to Hashi, only for Kanemaru to make the save following the pinfall attempt.

Kanemaru takes a Busaiku Knee only to be immediately hit with a Shiranui, which gets Marufuji the win for his team.

Winners: AND STILL Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions: Naomichi Marufuji & Kenta (25:31)

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Junior Heavyweight Title Match
Michael Modest (c) vs. Takashi Sugiura

The match starts with Michael Modest and Takashi Sugiura doing some chain wrestling, then Modest walks over Sugiura’s chest and smiles about it.

Sugiura gets up angrily & hits a German suplex, and spends the next few minutes going crazy on Modest.

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Modest fights his way back by nailing Ass Smash, and he remains in control. Modest hits Sugiura with an Air Raid Crash off the apron.

Sugiura isn’t going down without a fight, though. He kicks out of a Vertebreaker before hitting a surprise and German suplex.

He tries a diving shoulder block but gets hit with an Ace Crusher for a two-count. Sugiura fights on and even hits a dragon suplex and an Olympic Slam, both of which get a two-count. Sugiura drills Modest to the mat with an Avalanche Olympic Slam to get the victory.

Winner: AND NEW Junior Heavyweight Champion: Takashi Sugiura (19:11)

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GHC Heavyweight Title Match
Kenta Kobashi (c) vs. Yuji Nagata

Yuji Nagata starts this match off by slapping Kenta Kobashi across his face then the fans start a boo/yay dual chant when Nagata & Kobashi start stiffing each other with slaps & forearms.

Nagata tries some chain wrestling, but Kobashi meets him every step of the way.

Nagata with a belly-2-belly suplex on Kobashi on the entrance ramp before we get some Kesagiri Chops by Kobashi. Then Nagata quickly works the arms of Kobashi due to this, but nothing seems to be working.

Nagata hits a few exploder suplexes while Kobashi dishes out half Nelson suplex after half Nelson suplex before Kobashi busts out the Sleeper Suplex and he still can’t put Nagata down.

An avalanche exploder suplex by Nagata gets a two count. Nagata follows it up with 6 Ganmengiri’s and a Backdrop Hold, then hooks the leg, but it still doesn’t put Kobashi down.

Kobashi hits a Burning Lariat, then another Burning Lariat, then a Brainbuster, and then one more Burning Lariat, putting Nagata down for the win.

Winner: AND STILL GHC Heavyweight Champion: Kenta Kobashi (30:13)