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DGPW infinity #77 2/7/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

1/13/08 ASUTA LIVE FACTORY: Cyber Kong & Cyber Ryo vs. BxB Hulk & BxB Fujii

1/15/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

YAMATO vs. Ryo Saito

Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa vs. Cyber Kong & Austin Aries

1/14/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall: Gamma & Genki Horiguchi vs. Dragon Kid & CIMA

1/15/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Title Match: Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. BxB Hulk & Shingo Takagi

Open the Triangle Gate Title Match: Dick Togo & Ikuto Hidaka & Munenori Sawa vs. K-ness. & Don Fujii & Masaaki Mochizuki

DGPW infinity #78 2/21/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

1/16/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito & Anthony W Mori & Human Tornado vs. El Generico & Cyber Kong & Shinobu & Lupin Matsutani

Open the Twin Gate Unified Tag Title Match: Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Joel Maximo & Jose Maximo

JAM Cup 2008 ~ $10,000 Survival Gate Battle Royal~: CIMA & Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka & Dragon Kid & Gamma & Genki Horiguchi & Yasushi Kanda & SHINGO & BxB Hulk & Cyber Kong & YAMATO & Taku Iwasa & Masaaki Mochizuki & Turbo-yan & Jorge Rivera & PAC & Human Tornado & Austin Aries & Jack Evans & El Generico

1/19/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall, Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Masato Yoshino vs. El Generico

1/22/08 Osaka Prefectural Gym #2

Bontan Contra Bontan & Spats Match: Yasushi Kanda & Genki Horiguchi vs. Taku Iwasa & Ken'ichiro Arai

2/3 Falls: CIMA & Susumu Yokosuka & Dragon Kid & Human Tornado vs. SHINGO & Cyber Kong & Austin Aries & Jack Evans

DGPW infinity #80 3/19/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

Open the Twin Gate Unified Tag Title: Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa (2/8/08)

Open the Dream Gate Title, No DQ or Countout Match: CIMA vs. Gamma (2/3/08)

Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Masato Yoshino vs. Ryo Saito (2/17/08)

Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Masato Yoshino vs. CIMA (3/1/08)

Open the Triangle Gate Title Match: Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii & K-ness. vs. Shingo Takagi & BxB Hulk & Cyber Kong (2/24/08)

Nagoya-Style Elimination Match: Gamma & Masato Yoshino & Naruki Doi & Yasushi Kanda & Genki Horiguchi vs. Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka & CIMA & Anthony W. Mori & Dragon Kid (2/23/08)

Edo-Style Countdown Elimination Match: Gamma & Masato Yoshino & Naruki Doi & Yasushi Kanda & Genki Horiguchi vs. Cyber Kong & BxB Hulk & Shingo Takagi & Shinobu & YAMATO (3/7/08)

DGPW infinity #81 4/4/08
& DGPW infinity #82 4/11/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

Masaaki Mochizuki Produce ~BUYUDEN 3~ taped 3/21/08 Tokyo Shinkiba 1st RING

K-ness. & Yutaka Yoshie vs. Akira Tozawa & Kankuro Hoshino

BxB Hulk & Shinobu & El Blazer vs. Tetsuhiro Kuroda & GENTARO & Yusaku Obata

Lingerie Muto vs. Jackson Florida

Daisuke Sekimoto & Magnitude Kishiwada vs. Cyber Kong & YAMATO

WAR International Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Fujita "Jr." Hayato

taped 3/22/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall

3 Way Tag Match: Masato Yoshino & Yasushi Kanda vs. BxB Hulk & YAMATO vs. CIMA & Dragon Kid

Dragon Gate in USA 2008 Tour highlights

DGPW THE GATE OF GENERATION PPV 3/20/08 Tokyo Ota-ku Taiikukan
-3hr 45min. Q=Perfect

Super Shenlong & Shinobu & Cyber Kong vs. Akira Tozawa & Shisa BOY & Super Shisa

Genki Horiguchi vs. Anthony W. Mori

El Blazer & PAC vs. Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa

Naoki Tanisaki vs. YAMATO

Don Fujii & Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Masato Tanaka

Open the Triangle Gate Title Contendership & Losing Team Can't Challenge Ever Again: Yasushi Kanda & Gamma & Naruki Doi vs. Dragon Kid & Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka

GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Title Match: BxB Hulk & Shingo Takagi vs. KENTA & Taiji Ishimori

Open the Dream Gate Title Match: CIMA vs. Masato Yoshino

DGPW/DDT Battle Station 4/13/08 DRAMATIC DREAM GATE RETURNS taped 4/6/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall
-2hr. Q=Perfect

Michael Nakazawa & Tomomitsu Matsunaga vs. Akira Tozawa & Kikutaro 5:03 of 8:42

Special Singles Match: Gorgeous Matsuno vs. "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa 18:52 of 19:35

KUDO & Yasu Urano vs. Susumu Yokosuka & Anthony W. Mori 5:37 of 15:22

New York-Style Death Match: Danshoku Dieno (as Mochizuki~) vs. Masaaki Mochizuki (as Dino~) 5:52

Triple Threat Tag Match: Poison Sawada JULIE & Ryo Saito vs. Tanomusaku Toba & Kenichiro Arai vs. MIKAMI & Don Fujii 10:58 of 13:02

Kota Ibushi & HARASHIMA & Antonio Honda vs. Shingo Takagi & BxB Hulk & Cyber Kong 20:37. Super fast paced match with everyone going all out to do a match of the year. Ibushi vs. BxB was everything their singles match on the 4/13/07 original DDG show was supposed to be. Just wild athletic stuff that was hard to keep up with, if not believe, going back and forth pulling crazy athletic counters. Takagi was an absolute beast, just charging full speed and hammering people. KO-D champion HARASHIMA couldn't even phase him during their first segment, and it was a good thing Takagi tagged or he might have broken HARASHIMA in two! HARASHIMA kept coming at Takagi though, and began to make a dent later on with his strong kicks. Kong & Honda were obviously nowhere near the others, but Honda's segments were generally good anyways. In particular, he worked a fast and brutal segment with Takagi that was arguably as good as what HARASHIMA was doing with Takagi. In addition to the obvious pairings delivering, they made good use of the numbers. These guys were all over the place, coming at each other from all angles. Hulk started out doing a dropkick to Ibushi, but wound up using Kota's chest to turn it into a moonsault on Honda. The DDT team generally seemed overmatched and Honda was the super whipping boy. He even sustained a bloody nose coming down face first when BxB landed a springboard neal kick that flipped him off Takagi's shoulders. This was one of those matches you didn't want to end. ****

DGPW infinity #83 4/18/08
& DGPW infinity #84 5/2/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

taped 4/6/08 Zepp Sendai

Naruki Doi vs. Naoki Tanisaki

Shingo Takagi & YAMATO & Shinobu vs. CIMA & Dragon Kid & Anthony W. Mori

Open the Twin Gate Unified Tag Title Match: Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii

4/13/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall, Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Masato Yoshino vs. Anthony W. Mori

taped 4/17/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall:

Gamma & Genki Horiguchi vs. YAMATO & Naoki Tanisaki

Open the Triangle Gate Title Match: Shingo Takagi & BxB Hulk & Cyber Kong vs. Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito & Dragon Kid

DGPW infinity #85 5/9/08
& DGPW infinity #86 5/16/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

4/25/08 SITE-KOBE: 9th Open the Brave Gate Champion Decision Tournament Semifinal: Round 1 Highlights

4/27/08 Fukuoka Hakata Starlanes

9th Open the Brave Gate Champion Decision Tournament Semifinal: Gamma vs. El Blazer 2:12 of 8:59

9th Open the Brave Gate Champion Decision Tournament Semifinal: Anthony W. Mori vs. Naoki Tanizaki 1:22 of 4:57

9th Open the Brave Gate Champion Decision Tournament Semifinal: Gamma vs. Anthony W. Mori 8:40 of 14:48

Open the Dream Gate Title Match: CIMA vs. Ryo Saito 13:03 of 22:09. CIMA's left arm was taped from shoulder to elbow, so Saito worked on it early. CIMA sold the arm between moves, but it was still the expected non-stop action match with signature moves back and forth. The second half was pretty much one near fall after another, with both guys eventually wobbling around, surviving on willpower alone. It wasn't exactly well thought out, in fact probably the only thought was they'd do every move they could think of and the other guy would kick out, but the quality of the action was really high. ***1/2 range

#86 Buyuden 5 taped 5/10/08 Osaka IMP Hall

Masaaki Mochizuki & BxB Hulk vs. Naoki Tanizaki & Kota Ibushi 5:25 of 15:05

Buyuden 4 4/18/08 Tokyo Shinkiba 1st Ring, International Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Munenori Sawa 11:59

Akira Tozawa vs. Yutaka Yoshie 5:38 of 10:46

Daisuke Sekimoto vs. Shingo Takagi 12:25 of 16:25. The big bombers of DDT & DGPW square off in this stiff, technically sound heavyweight match. It was interesting from the outset and built well, but it was kind of short and wasn't their big match effort. Sekimoto dominated this hard hitting power wrestling match at his more methodical pace. It picked up with Takagi's comeback, and stayed hot for the finish. Takagi took a nice flip bump on a powerful Sekimoto lariat, but there was nothing exceptionally awe inspiring just very consistent quality wrestling. ***1/4 range

DGPW infinity #87 5/23/08
& DGPW infinity #88 5/30/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#87 taped 5/14/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

5/11/08 Ishikawa Sangyo Tenjikan 3rd Hall & Open the Gamma (Brave) Gate Title Match: Gamma vs. Super Shenlong 3:53 of 8:25

Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii 8:15 of 12:08

Open the Triangle Gate Title Match: Shingo Takagi & BxB Hulk & Cyber Kong vs. Gamma & YAMATO & Genki Horiguchi 9:23 of 16:19

#88 taped 5/14/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Taku Iwasa & Kenichiro Arai & Akira Tozawa vs. Dragon Kid & Anthony W. Mori & PAC 10:02 of 12:54

Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson (The Young Bucks) 11:40 of 15:38

5/16/08 Yokohama Red Brick Hall: Naruki Doi & Naoki Tanizaki vs. Shingo Takagi & Genki Horiguchi 12:39

DGPW ~DEAD or ALIVE~ PPV 5/20/08 Nagoya Aichi-ken Taiikukan
-3hr 45min. Q=Perfect

Anthony W. Mori & PAC & Syachihoko Machine vs. Cyber Kong & Akira Tozawa & Super Shenlong

Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa Bosou 10 Match Series #3: "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa vs. X

Hardcore Match: Shingo Takagi vs. Naoki Tanisaki

Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii & El Blazer vs. Gamma & Genki Horiguchi & NOSAWA Rongai

KENTA vs. Naruki Doi

Open the Twin Gate Unified Tag Title Match: Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa vs. Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito

3 Way Tag Match: Masato Yoshino & Yasushi Kanda vs. BxB Hulk & YAMATO vs. CIMA & Dragon Kid (3/22/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall)

Mascara contra Cabellera Cage Survival 6 Way Match: CIMA vs Dragon Kid vs. BxB Hulk vs. YAMATO vs. Masato Yoshino vs. Yasushi Kanda

DGPW infinity #89 6/6/08
& DGPW infinity #90 6/13/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#89 taped 5/25/08 Act City Hamamatsu

Open the Gamma (Brave) Gate Title Match: Gamma vs. Super Shenlong II 5:18 & 0:21

BxB Hulk vs. Yuki Ono 8:14

Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & BxB Hulk & Naoki Tanizaki vs. Gamma & Shingo Takagi & Yasushi Kanda & Cyber Kong 18:38 of 18:49

#90 5/31/08 Kobe Sambo Hall

Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & m.c.KZ. vs. Taku Iwasa & Kenichiro Arai & Akira Tozawa 10:01 of 16:32

Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada vs. Gamma & Yasushi Kanda & YAMATO 9:40 of 11:50

Open the Twin Gate Title Match: Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Dragon Kid & PAC 12:47 of 24:47. Super spectacular showcase for PAC and to a lesser extent Dragon's flying. PAC was just flipping all over the place. Yokosuka & Saito mostly double teamed. Their timing was really on, and they showed a lot of good teamwork in addition to being a nice base for the opposition's flying. This wasn't a deep match, the champs tossed and slammed the challengers and the challengers flew around, but they worked really hard to deliver big action. ***1/2 range

DGPW infinity #91 6/27/08
& DGPW infinity #92 7/11/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#91 taped 6/12/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

BxB Hulk vs. Yasushi Kanda 4:39 of 6:28

Naniwa-Style Elimination Match: Gamma & Shingo Takagi & Genki Horiguchi & Cyber Kong vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & Naoki Tanizaki & m.c.KZ 24:58 of 38:11

#92 taped 6/29/08 Osaka Furitsu Taiikukan 2

Open the Dream Gate Title Contendership: BxB Hulk vs. Shingo Takagi 27:30 of 60:00. A match of this length takes them far out of their element, but they were smart enough to pull it off. They had to slow down the pace to work this long, but instead of stalling, they did moves worthy of selling for 30 seconds or a minute. It wasn't as glamourous or awe-inspiring as a 20 minute match may have been, but they worked their asses off, and in a way, it was better than their usual match because the moves actually meant something. I felt the presence of all the WORLD-1 and Real Hazzard wrestlers at ringside was generally an aid, as their shouting and pounding the canvas for their boy urged them on and gave the match an added level of drama and aura. I could have lived without the interference, but it mainly during the one segment with the ref bump. Hulk wasn't only overmatched by having to take on the beast, but he also hurt his knee getting suplexed to the floor. This wasn't a one-sided match though, as Hulk always fought back valiantly. Takagi jacknifed Hulk into a table and piledriving him through, but Hulk later used the table half to bust Takagi open. It also wasn't a spot oriented match, or rather they told a decent story and incorporated the moves well so it seemed to have substance. As the match went the distance no #1 contender was declared, and soon after the match there was no champion for him to face, as CIMA vacated the title to heal his injuries. ***1/2 range

Open the Gamma (Brave) Gate Title Match: Gamma vs. Dr. Muscle 1:21 of 4:08

Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito & Anthony W. Mori vs. NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA & TAKEMURA 3:33 of 9:38

DGPW infinity #93 7/18/08
& DGPW infinity #94 7/25/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#93 taped 7/10/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

YAMATO vs. "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa 1:23 of 1:35

Anthony W. Mori vs. TAKEMURA 4:12 of 6:24

Open the Twin Gate Next Challenger Decision Match: Taku Iwasa & Kenichiro Arai vs. NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA 7:30 of 10:25

Shingo Takagi & Cyber Kong & YAMATO vs. BxB Hulk & Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino 14:15 of 24:53. Rapidfire action main event that moves so fast you need a scorecard. Takagi looked awesome, doing a great job of making people want to see his PPV singles match against Hulk, who was also on top of his game. They were the main focus, and all the heat was on them, doing all the fast and exciting power vs. speed spots they didn't do in their 60:00 draw on 6/29/08. The match is also quite good when Takagi is in with Doi or Yoshino, though lacking the intensity and urgency. YAMATO was so non-descript I already forgot his parts, but what really kept it down is they insist on putting bland, mediocre, and not always convincing Kong over as a monster. He kept doing this standing lariat or something, and he'd so obviously just swipe over the top of the opponent's head everytime it was kind of funny. ***1/2 range

#94 taped 7/12/08 Niigata City Gymnasium

Open the Triangle Gate Title Match: Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa & Shinobu vs. Gamma & Yasushi Kanda & YAMATO 21:11

DGPW infinity #95 8/1/08
& DGPW infinity #96 8/8/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#95 Masaaki Mochizuki Produce ~BUYUDEN 7~ taped 7/05/08 Tokyo Shinkiba 1st RING

Masaaki Mochizuki & El Blazer & Takashi Minamino vs. Fujita "Jr." Hayato & Munenori Sawa & Yuta Yoshikawa 6:23 of 14:54

Daisuke Sekimoto & Shingo Takagi vs. Masato Tanaka & Tetsuhiro Kuroda 15:20 of 20:00. They worked hard despite the small crowd, but the short time limit hurt. There were some big moves such as Takagi hitting an avalanche style Death Valley bomb, but there really wasn't even the threat of a finish. Takagi wasn't that great during the slow early portion, but stood out as soon as the pace picked up. His stuff with Tanaka down the stretch was as good as Sekimoto's, which says a lot given how well Tanaka and Sekimoto work together. Kuroda obviously isn't in the class with the others, but was taking it seriously and trying to fit in. No complaints that he played a minor role, but to his credit he wasn't a negative. ***

Dick Togo vs. Don Fujii 13:39 of 14:38

#96 NEX 2 Year Anniversary taped 7/11/08 Tokyo Shinkiba 1st RING

Masato Yoshino vs. Shisa BOY 11:20 of 11:32

El Blazer & Takeshi Minamino & Shinjitsu Nohashi vs. m.c.KZ & Naoki Tanizaki & Super Shenlong 18:17

DGPW KOBE PURORESU FESTIVAL 2008 PPV 7/27/08 Kobe World Kinen Hall
-4hr 25min. Q=Perfect. 2 DVDs

Akira Tozawa & Yuki Ono & El Generico vs. Super Shisa & Shisa Boy & K-ness. 9:19

Stalker Ichikawa vs. The Great Sasuke 6:23

Cyber Kong & TAKEMURA vs. Taku Iwasa & Kenichiro Arai 15:41

Open the Brave Gate Title Decision Match: Genki Horiguchi vs. MC KZ 10:33

Open the Twin Gate Tag Title Match: Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Nosawa Rongai & Mazada 14:01

Open the Triangle Gate Title, Elimation Match: Yamato & Yasushi Kanda & Gamma vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & Naoki Tanisaki vs. Dragon Kid & Anthony W. Mori & PAC vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada 28:00

Open the Dream Gate Title Decision Match: Shingo Takagi vs. BxB Hulk 36:53

DGPW infinity #97 8/15/08
& DGPW infinity #98 8/22/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#97 taped 8/09/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Note: All matches that air from the 8/9 show are no ropes matches because the new ring they imported from the USA broke after the 2nd match!

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid vs. BxB Hulk & Naoki Tanizaki 8:44 of 13:42

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito vs. Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa 11:33 of 16:18

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Cyber Kong & YAMATO vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino 10:35 of 19:12

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii 1:25 of 5:53

#98 taped 8/14/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid vs. Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka 18:32

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii vs. Naoki Tanizaki & BxB Hulk 2:43 of 10:45

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Gamma & Yasushi Kanda vs. Cyber Kong & YAMATO 1:22

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino 2:05 of 14:04

taped 8/15/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii 9:48

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Taku Iwasa & Keni'chiro Arai vs. Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson 2:47 of 14:13

Summer Adventure Tag League II: Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito vs. Cyber Kong & YAMATO 3:47 of 17:31

DGPW infinity #99 9/12/08
& DGPW infinity #100 9/19/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#99 taped 8/28/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Summer Adventure Tag League II One Night Tournament Semifinal: Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito 7:58 of 10:02

Summer Adventure Tag League II One Night Tournament Semifinal: Cyber Kong & YAMATO vs. Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid 11:11 of 14:10

Summer Adventure Tag League II One Night Tournament Final: Masato Yoshino & Naruki Doi vs. Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid 20:57 of 25:52. The early portion wasn't that great with no one being at their best, but they made up for it in the second half. There was a story involving Takagi injuring his arm, which kept him from being able to follow up his own strikes, but of course their calling card was doing innumerable spectacular moves. What set this match apart is they had everyone believing it was over when in fact they were just warming up. The fans were really loud because they believed in all the big moves as finishers. I thought the highlight was actually rather early on when Takagi sat on the middle rope with Doi on his shoulders, and Dragon tried to Frankensteiner Doi off, but Doi turned it into a powerbomb. ***1/2

#100

9/5/08 Los Angeles, CA John Anson Ford Park: Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito vs. Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson 10:00 of 14:29

9/8/08 Honolulu, HI Waikiki Shell Amphitheatre: Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid & PAC vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & BxB Hulk 17:50 of 21:56

DGPW infinity #101 9/26/08
& DGPW infinity #102 10/3/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#99 taped 9/11/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

YAMATO vs. Don Fuji 1:45 of 2:00 & 4:28 of 6:01

Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino & m.c.KZ. vs. Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito & PAC 11:48 of 21:17

Masaaki Mochizuki & TAKA Michinoku vs. Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid 14:16 of 16:15

#100 taped 9/20/08 Kyoto KBS Hall

Empty Arena Match: YAMATO vs. Don Fuji 8:15 of 28:32

Akira Tozawa Diet 7 Match Series 5th: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Akira Tozawa 6:45 of 20:00

Shingo Takagi & Ryo Saito & PAC vs. Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada & TAKA Michinoku 14:49 of 22:34

DGPW infinity #105 10/24/08
& DGPW infinity #106 10/31/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#105 taped 10/10/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Open the Dream Gate Title Contendership 4 Way Match: Susumu Yokosuka vs. Naruki Doi vs. Gamma vs. Masaaki Mochizuki 2:48 of 11:01, 6:45 of 14:59, 12:47 of 21:26

Handicap Lumberjack Match: Shingo Takagi vs. Cyber Kong & YAMATO 17:13 of 28:35

#106 10/12/08 Nagoya Telepia Hall

Shingo Takagi & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Taku Iwasa & Akira Tozawa 16:37

Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Genki Horiguchi vs. Masato Yoshino 17:42

DGPW infinity #107 11/14/08
& DGPW infinity #108 11/21/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#107

10/26/08 Modoromi Bunka Gym, Open the Brave Gate Title Contendership: Dragon Kid vs. K-ness 12:34 of 13:38

11/07/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall, Naniwa-Style Elimination Match: Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada & Super Shisa vs. Kenichiro Arai & Taku Iwasa & Akira Tozawa & Shinobu 18:31. Meandering inconsistent match that had moments of brilliance, but had a hard time capitalizing on them, and tended to revert back to unskilled striking and brawling. The early portion was pretty lame, as they plodded around the arena hitting each other. It seemed like every time someone did a good move, someone else would come over and hit them, so no one ever put anything together and there was no flow to the match. Once everyone got in, it turned into a good match because they began to use teamwork rather than just switching off by having stroll over and interrupt the action. There were a number of impressive double, triple, and quadruple team or sequential move spots. Even though he's not that familiar with these guys, Shinobu stood out during the fast action because he's used to the high pace and perfect timing required from MEN'S Club. He also showed the most impressive offense. Shisa also had a good match, even scoring a few surprising pinfalls. **3/4

#108 Masaaki Mochizuki Produce BUYUDEN 10 taped 10/9/08 Tokyo Shinjuku FACE

Kikutaro vs. K-ness 7:47 of 9:02

Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada & Daisuke Sekimoto vs. Gamma & Cyber Kong & Cyber Kongcito 13:16 of 17:56

Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Fujita "Jr." Hayato & Munenori Sawa 14:46. Young indy tough guys Hayato & Sawa got a chance to shine against the more famous kickers in this Battlarts style match. It was 75% quasi shoot style, 25% junior style, but certainly 100% badass. Although they are scattered amongst the small promotions, they did a good job of making you feel they disliked each other, or at least enjoy putting a hurting on whomever they may be facing. It was a very aggressive match in the best possible way, but it never really felt whole, or perhaps purposeful. I enjoyed what they did, but at the same time the match didn't really drag me in or move me. **3/4

DGPW PPV 11/16/08 Osaka Furitsu Taiikukan Part 2
-1hr 45min. Q=Perfect

Open the Brave Gate Title Match: Masato Yoshino vs. Dragon Kid

Open the Dream Gate Title Match: Shingo Takagi vs. Susumu Yokosuka

DGPW infinity #109 11/28/08
& DGPW infinity #110 12/5/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

#109 11/7/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

Naruki Doi & BxB Hulk & Madoka vs. Shingo Takagi & Ryo Saito & Dragon Kid 21:44 of 29:35. Really good action match with everyone but bland unskilled Saito shining. Madoka was the one who didn't belong, the outsider wrestling for the bigger promotion, so he was the most motivated. I felt like he was more or less as good as anyone too, showing some impressive flying and working the speed vs. power sequences with Shingo where he had to be exceptionally evasive because Shingo would lay him out with a single chop. The one downside of the match was there was too much pointless brawling in the middle of the match. I guess it's fine for Saito since what is he going to do anyway, but I can certainly find better things for Shingo to do than chasing Doi with an umbrella. The match picked up considerably down the stretch, and Takagi's sequences with everyone were really good, though I'd rank the order as Madoka, BxB, and then Doi a distant third. BxB was better with Dragon today, and that was potentially the 2nd best pairing, although there wasn't enough of it. Doi wasn't as involved or good as usual, but Takagi, Dragon, BxB, and Madoka made up for it. ***1/2

11/16/08 highlights

#110 Masaaki Mochizuki Produce BUYUDEN 11 taped 11/28/08 Tokyo Shinjuku FACE

The Great Sasuke & Jackson Florida vs. K-ness & Kikutaro 8:36 of 17:41

Gamma & Cyber Kong & Cyber Kongcito vs. Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada & Dick Togo 7:35 of 14:00

Daisuke Sekimoto vs. Masaaki Mochizuki 9:04 of 20:00 & 4:51 of 5:00. A nice power vs. striker match that didn't really progress that, despite going 25 minutes, didn't really progress that far because it was a small show. Mochizuki took it to Sekimoto with his strikes, trying for quantity over quality. He landed some nice blows and did his best to use his quickness to evade Sekimoto's attacks, but would get in trouble once Sekimoto got a hold of him. Mochizuki began countering Sekimoto's power, and was able to get him down and use his submissions to negate it. It was a well worked match that had a lot to offer, but it felt like they were halfway through the body when the 10 minute time limit ran out. The overtime helped, but still I never felt as though either man was within miles of winning. ***1/4 range

DGPW infinity #111 12/12/08
& DGPW infinity #112 12/19/08
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

taped 12/2/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

King of Gate Round 1: Madoka vs. Cyber Kong

King of Gate Round 1: Magnitude Kishiwada vs. Susumu Yokosuka

King of Gate Round 1: Taku Iwasa vs. Anthony W. Mori

King of Gate Round 1: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Gamma

taped 12/7/08 Nagoya Congress Center

King of Gate Round 1: Don Fujii vs. YAMATO

King of Gate Round 1: BxB Hulk vs. Ryo Saito

King of Gate Round 1: Naruki Doi vs. Dragon Kid

DGPW infinity #113 12/26/08
& DGPW infinity #114 1/9/09
-1hr 55min. Q=Perfect

taped 12/13/08 Sapporo Teisen Hall

King of Gate Round 2: Magnitude Kishiwada vs. Madoka

King of Gate Round 2: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Taku Iwasa

taped 12/14/08 Sapporo Teisen Hall

King of Gate Round 2: Don Fujii vs. Naoki Tanisaki

King of Gate Round 2: Naruki Doi vs. BxB Hulk

taped 12/19/08 Tokyo Korakuen Hall

King of Gate Semifinal: Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Magnitude Kishiwada

King of Gate Semifinal: Naruki Doi vs. Don Fujii

King of Gate Final: Naruki Doi vs. Masaaki Mochizuki

DGPW ~THE FINAL GATE 2008~ PPV 12/28/08 Fukuoka Kokusai Center
-3hr 50min. Q=Perfect

Super Shisa & Shisa BOY & Super Shenlong II vs. Kenichiro Arai & Jorge Rivera & The Turboman

Don Fujii & Magnitude Kishiwada vs. Anthony W. Mori & Akira Tozawa

Stalker Ichikawa Bosou 10 Match Series 7th: Akebono vs. "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa

Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Taku Iwasa

3 Way Survival Match, Losing Unit Must Dismiss: BxB Hulk & Naoki Tanisaki & m.c.KZ. vs. Gamma & Yasushi Kanda & Genki Horiguchi besiegen Susumu Yokosuka & Ryo Saito & Dragon Kid

Open the Twin Gate Unified Tag Title Match: Cyber Kong & YAMATO vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & CIMA

Open the Dream Gate Title Match: Naruki Doi vs. Shingo Takagi

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