SEMex In Shinjuku 2015 | Pro Wrestling Noah Saturday Night RetroView

On May 21st, 2015, Pro Wrestling Noah aired their SEMex in Shinjuku 2015 show from Shinjuku Face in Tokyo, Japan. On the card, we had six matches on tap with four tag team matches, a Battle Royal & a Women’s match between Kana (Asuka in WWE) & Sawako Shinmono.

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
8 Man Battle Royal
Captain Noah vs. Jack Gamble vs. Jon Webb vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Mohammed Yone vs. Shiro Tomoyose vs. Yoshinari Ogawa vs. Zack Sabre Jr

Everyone takes turns attacking Shiro Tomoyose to start the match then Katsuhiko Nakajima hits a brainbuster on Tomoyose and pins him. Chaos breaks out before Jon Webb, Jack Gamble & Yoshinari Ogawa are eliminated.

This leaves Mohammed Yone, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Zack Sabre Jr & Captain Noah & Captain Noah is kicked by ZSJ, but Captain Noah covers Nakajima, and everyone helps cover him, so Nakajima is eliminated. ZSJ & Captain Noah kick Yone, and they hit a double vertical suplex.

Captain Noah punches ZSJ in the gut, but Sabre uppercuts him back, and they trade blows.  Chops by Captain NOAH, but Sabre hits a running uppercut followed by a kick in the corner.

Yone comes over and knees ZSJ, but ZSJ suplexes him and applies the cross-arm breaker, but Yone gets to the ropes. ZSJ kicks Yone in the arm, and he hits an uppercut.

Captain Noah schoolboys ZSJ from behind, however, and he gets the 3 count & ZSJ is eliminated, and we are left with Captain Noah & Yone. Then Captain NOAH applies a short armbar to Yone, but Yone gets to the ropes.

DDT by Captain Noah, then a cover, but it gets two, then Captain Noah goes for the punt, but Yone avoids it, then a lariat by Captain Noah connects, then a cover, but Yone kicks out.

Yone kicks Captain Noah back and hits a lariat of his own, then puts Captain Noah up on the top turnbuckle and nails Muscle Buster for the win.

Winner: Mohammed Yone (10:50)

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
Kana vs. Sawako Shimono

Samoan Drop by Sawako Shimono, and she hits a few lariats, but Kana stays up and hits a release German before Shimono fires back with a lariat and then a cover, but it gets a two-count.

Shimono goes off the ropes, but Kana applies a cross armbreaker, then a seated armbar by Kana, but Shimono pins her way out of it.

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
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Kana applies a hammerlock, but Shimono gets out of that, too but. Kana gets Shimono’s back, and she applies a Chicken Wing Face Lock.

Shimono struggles for a second, but she has to tap out.

Winner By Submission: Kana (8:08)

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
Tag Team Match
No Mercy (Daisuke Harada & Genba Hirayanagi) vs. Brave (Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge)

Atsushi Kotoge snaps off a DDT before Daisuke Harada charges him, but Kotoge hits a jumping kick. Then Taiji Ishimori comes in and hits a double knee to Harada. Kotoge goes up top, and he hits a diving body press on Harada, but the pin is broken up.

Kotoge hits a leg kick on Harada, then a cover, but Harada gets a shoulder up. Kotoge picks up Harada and headbutts him.

Jumping knee by Kotoge, but Harada sneaks in a schoolboy for a two count, then the bell rings before they can do much else, and the match is declared a Draw.

Winners: No One (Time Limit Draw) (20:00)

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
6 Man Tag Team Match
Cho Kibou Gun (Maybach Taniguchi, Kenou & Hajime Ohara) vs. No Mercy (Takashi Sugiura, Akitoshi Saito & Quiet Storm)

Cho Kibou Gun attacks No Mercy before the match starts, with Hajime Ohara staying in the ring with Quiet Storm. 

Big boot by Takashi Sugiura in the corner and hits a running knee, then Kenou & Sugiura trade elbows back on their feet, Irish whip by Sugiura, but Maybach Taniguchi tags himself in.

Akitoshi Saito tags in, too, and he hits a Scissors Kick on Taniguchi, then a power slam by Taniguchi, then a cover, but it gets two, then a lariat by Taniguchi in the corner to Sugiura connects before Sugiura goes off the ropes, but Taniguchi catches him with a lariat.

Taniguchi picks up Saito and goes for a powerbomb, but Saito reverses it with a backbody drop, then a side slam by Saito, and he tags in Quiet Storm & we get some chops by Quiet Storm, and he hits a vertical suplex.

Lariat by Quiet Storm in the corner and he hits a Northern Lights suplex hold for a two count. Kenou comes in with a kendo stick, but Quiet Storm moves when he goes to hit him, and he hits Ohara by accident.

Taniguchi is thrown in the corner, but he lariats Sugiura & Quiet Storm before suplexing Saito. Kenou comes in and boots Quiet Storm in the corner, and Taniguchi hits a lariat.

Kenou goes up top and hits a diving double stomp on Quiet Storm & Taniguchi hits a chokeslam on him, but the referee is MIA, so he can’t count.

Taniguchi picks up Quiet Storm and hits a vertical suplex followed by a spinebuster for a two-count. Taniguchi puts Quiet Storm up top, and he grabs him & hits Maybach Bomb for the win.

Winners: Cho Kibou Gun (12:42)

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
Strong BJ (Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi) vs. Super Crazy & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya

Super Crazy & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya attack before the match starts, but Strong BJ regains the advantage as Yuji Okabayashi chops Super Crazy to the mat.

Okabayashi tags in Sekimoto, and Sekimoto hits an elbow drop, then an Irish whip by Sekimoto, but Super Crazy dropkicks Sekimoto in the knee.

Kitamiya comes in and hits a senton for a two count, then Sekimoto scoop slams Kitamiya, and he tags in Okabayashi & Okabayashi chops Kitamiya in the chest and slams him before tagging Sekimoto back in.

Sekimoto chops Mitsuhiro Kitamiya outside the ring as they battle up into the crowd as. Super Crazy gets up in the stands and hits a tope con hilo over the railing to the floor.

Super Crazy & Okabayashi return to the ring, and he covers him for two; then Super Crazy picks up Okabayashi, but Okabayashi chops him, and they trade blows.

Dropkick by Super Crazy, but Okabayashi fires back with a lariat, then Super Crazy tags in Kitamiya while Okabayashi tags in Sekimoto & Sekimoto & Kitamiya trade elbows, and Kitamiya hits a Samoan Drop.

He hits one on Okabayashi as well before Kitamiya grabs Sekimoto, but Sekimoto pushes him back into the corner. Release German suplex by Kitamiya, and he hits Sekimoto with a spear and then a cover, but Okabayashi breaks up the pin.

Okabayashi throws Super Crazy out of the ring. Sekimoto puts Kitamiya on his shoulders in an Argentine Backbreaker while Okabayashi does the same to Super Crazy.

Sekimoto drops Kitamiya, and they trade elbows then Kitamiya goes off the ropes, but Sekimoto boots him and hits an enzuigiri.

Lariat by Sekimoto, then a cover, but it gets a two-count. Sekimoto grabs Kitamiya around the waist and he hits a German suplex to get the win.

Winners: Strong BJ (12:01)

SEMex In Shinjuku 2015
Yankee Two Kenju (Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka) vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Hitoshi Kumano

Yuko Miyamoto runs in and knocks Naomichi Marufuji off the apron, but Hitoshi Kumano dropkicks both of them and tags in Marufuji & chops Isami Kodaka into the corner and he hits a jumping elbow in the corner.

Foot stomp to the head by Marufuji, and he superkicks Kodaka for a two-count. Then Kodaka slides away from Marufuji, and he hits a dropkick; Kodaka boots Marufuji in the corner and hits a scoop slam.

Kodaka goes up top, but Marufuji avoids the diving knee drop. Then a superkick by Kodaka connects, and he hits a vertical suplex on Marufuji, giving him time to tag in Miyamoto.

Miyamoto chops Marufuji, but Marufuji chops him back. Then Marufuji goes off the ropes, but Miyamoto hits an overhead suplex.

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Miyamoto goes for a Cobra Twist, but Marufuji hip tosses out of it. Marufuji goes off the ropes, but Miyamoto grabs him, and this time, he gets the move applied.

Miyamoto picks up Marufuji, but Marufuji slides away; Miyamoto goes for Shiranui, but Marufuji pushes him off and tags in Hitoshi Kumano, then an Irish whip by Kumano from the corner, and he hits a running elbow, kick by Miyamoto, but Kumano hits another elbow.

Rolling verticals by Kumano, and he hits a fisherman suplex hold for a two count. Kumano charges Miyamoto, but Miyamoto drops him on the 2nd rope, and Kodaka kicks him. Double Irish whip to Kumano, and he eats a double flapjack.

He goes for the cover, but Marufuji breaks it up, and then Marufuji dropkicks Kodaka out of the ring. Kumano goes up top, and he hits a missile dropkick, then a cover, but it gets a two-count.

Kodaka sails out onto Marufuji with a tope suicida while Kumano rolls up Miyamoto for a two count, then some elbows by Kumano but Miyamoto hits the handspring elbow strike.

Powerbomb by Miyamoto, then a cover, but Kumano gets a shoulder up, then Miyamoto slams Kumano in front of the corner & goes up top, and he hits the moonsault, picking up the victory at SEMex In Shinjuku 2015.

Winners: Yankee Two Kenju (14:03)