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AAA TV (WED) 10/26/2016 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan [AAA]
Attendance: 1619
1) Dinastía, Kenzo, La Hiedra, Pimpinela Escarlata b Mamba, Mini Abismo Negro, Sumire Natsu, Toshizo * Lucha inicial Star Battle Japan - Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide - Diciembre 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)
La Hiedra replaced Faby Apache
2) Ikuto Hidaka & Masato Tanaka b Angélico & Hijo del Fantasma * * Angélico & Hijo del Fantasma vs Ikuto Hidaka & Masato Tanaka (posted by thecubsfan) Star Battle Japan en AAA Worldwide - Diciembre 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)
Hijo del Fantasma replaced Jack Evans.
3) Drago b Aerostar, Taiji Ishimori * * Drago vs Aerostar vs Taiji Ishimori (posted by thecubsfan) Star Battle Japan en AAA Worldwide - Diciembre 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)
Drago pinned Aerostar
4) Daga & Taya b Aja Kong & Australian Suicide * * Daga & Taya vs Aja Kong & Australian Suicide (posted by thecubsfan) Star Battle Japan en AAA Worldwide - Diciembre 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)
Daga beats Suicide again
5) Pagano b Psycho Clown * * Psycho Clown vs Pagano (posted by thecubsfan) Star Battle Japan en AAA Worldwide - Diciembre 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)
hardcore match, with a barbed wire board coming into play
6) Akebono, Marufuji, Rey Mysterio Jr. b Brian Cage, Pentagón Jr., Texano Jr. * Rey, Akebono y Marufuji Vs Pentagón, Texano y Cage Star Battle Japan 2016 (posted by Lucha Libre AAA)

CMLL NJPW (SUN) 01/24/2016 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan [NJPW]
Attendance: 1599
1) Guerrero Maya Jr. & The Panther b Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu  (posted by NJPW)
5:10. The Panther beat Komatsu with his flash fujiwara armbar. In a post match interview, Panther and Maya said they were happy to make the Arena Coliseo Tag Team titles an international title and were open to possibility of Tanaka & Komatsu getting a shot at them someday. Tanaka & Komatsu thanked the fans for supporting them as Young Lions as they move on their next chapter.
2) Fuego, Kushida, Stuka Jr., Tiger Mask IV b Boby Zavala, Hechicero, Okumura, Yoshihashi  (posted by NJPW)
8:09. Titan and Gedo were removed from this match after Saturday's card changes. Stuka landed the torpedo splash on Okumura (and Mima Shimoda) for the win. In a post match interview, Okumura proudly talked about both the growth of FantasticaMania over the last six years and the growth of the NJPW wrestlers who've come to Mexico, hoping the same for Tanaka and Komatsu.
3) Jyushin Thunder Liger b Virus  (posted by NJPW)
7:55. Lucha de Maestros, unofficially with no punches (though both men almost broke that promise.) Liger escaped the Motovirus setup and beat Virus with a campana. They shook hands after the match. Liger was happy with the match. Virus said this was a dream match for him, though he was disappointed he lost and will keep working in the gym every day to prove he's worthy of the title Pequeno Gran Maestro.
4) Bushi, EVIL, Tetsuya Naito b Atlantis, Máscara Dorada, Ryusuke Taguchi  (posted by NJPW)
7:23. Bushi beat Dorada with a cradle after a Naito foul. Naito teased the idea of Komatsu joining Los Ingobernables de Japon, only to immediately turn out him. Evil laid out Komatsu with a lariat. Dorada thanked the NJPW fans for supporting him this year, said he was returning to Arena Mexico, but would like to return and challenge for IWGP Junior Heavyweight championship. In a post match interview, BUSHI (who made belt motions to Dorada after the match) declared he would defeat Kushida for the belt, then nominate Dorada as his first challenger to get his revenge.
5) Bárbaro Cavernario, Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura b Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, Titán  (posted by NJPW)
13:06. Titan replaced Dragon Lee after the title match was added. Okada pinned Robinson. Hirooki Goto stormed the ring and attacked Okada. The crowd booed the attack. Titan asked to return to NJPW again in post match interviews.
6) Kamaitachi b Dragón Lee © [CMLL SL] free (posted by NJPW) sub only (posted by NJPW)
Added after Kamaitachi attacked Dragon Lee on Saturday. 18:33. Excellent match, with Kamaitachi winning with via his Canadian Destroyer variation. Dragon Lee falls on his sixth defense. Kamaitachi is the 13th champion. Kamaitachi indicated he had not returned to NJPW full time yet and would be heading back to Japan with Okumura, Tanaka and Komatsu for an indefinite amount of time. Kamaitachi seemed to suggest he was aiming to follow Prince Devitt's path and be a smaller man challenging for both the IWGP junior and heavyweight titles, and would not return until he's ready.
7) Místico b Último Guerrero  (posted by NJPW)
17:23. La Mistica for the win.
8) Volador Jr. © b Mephisto [NWA WELTER]  (posted by NJPW)
21:06. Volador won with a Spanish Fly about 20 seconds before the TV broadcast ended. Seventh defense. Volador and Mephisto shook hands after the match. Volador thanked the fans on behalf of the CMLL luchadors, and Ivan announced they'd be back for FantasticaMania 2017 next year. The show ended with Mistico shouting "I Love You" to the fans. In a post show interview, Volador suggested Ultimo Guerrero and Virus as challengers.

CMLL NJPW (SAT) 01/23/2016 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan [NJPW, thecubsfan]
Attendance: 1593
1) Máscara Dorada & Titán b Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu  (posted by NJPW)
7:38. Titan beat Tanaka with the figure four
2) Gedo, Hechicero, YOSHI-HASHI b Fuego, Juice Robinson, Kushida  (posted by NJPW)
8:07. Hechicero submitted Fuego
3) Guerrero Maya Jr. & The Panther © b Boby Zavala & Okumura [Arena Coliseo TAG]  (posted by NJPW)
10:47. Guerrero Maya defeated Zavala with the sit down piledriver. First defense
4) Ryusuke Taguchi & Stuka Jr. b Bárbaro Cavernario & Shinsuke Nakamura  (posted by NJPW)
7:49. Cavernario submitted Stuka. Nakamura had a caveman mask, and Cavernario had "King of Caverman Style" on his back.
5) Bushi, EVIL, Tetsuya Naito b Atlantis, Jyushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask  (posted by NJPW)
6:20. Naito pinned Tiger Mask after the usual bit of Ingobernables de Japon cheating. Naito suggested he'd head to Mexico after this tour. Atlantis wants a singles match with him.
6) Dragón Lee © b Virus [CMLL SL]  (posted by NJPW)
7:05. Dragon Lee won via German suplex in a quick but good match. Dragon Lee fifth defense. Kamaitachi made a surprise appearance to attack Dragon Lee, dropping him with a German suplex, and issuing a title match challenge for tomorrow.
7) Kazuchika Okada, Mephisto, Último Guerrero b Hiroshi Tanahashi, Místico, Volador Jr.  (posted by NJPW)
18:14. Mephisto beat Volador with a Super Devil's Wings.

CMLL NJPW (FRI) 01/22/2016 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan [NJPW]
Attendance: 1566
1) Fuego & Stuka Jr. b Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu  (posted by NJPW)
5:40. Fuego beat Komatsu.
2) Boby Zavala, Gedo, Hechicero, Okumura, YOSHI-HASHI b David Finlay, Guerrero Maya Jr., Jyushin Thunder Liger, Kushida, The Panther  (posted by NJPW)
10:13. Hechicero beat David Finley with the rolling half crab. Zavala and Maya talked up tomorrow's tag title match.
3) EVIL & Tetsuya Naito b Atlantis & Juice Robinson  (posted by NJPW)
7:59. IdJ beat Juice after a foul and the Out of Control. Rudos took Atlantis' mask, and Naito attacked commentator Milano Collection AT.
4) Bárbaro Cavernario © b Titán [MEX WELTER]  (posted by NJPW)
10:57. Cavernario used a Cavernaria for the win. Barbaro second defense. Cavernario thanked the fans in Japanese after the match.
5) Máscara Dorada b Bushi © [CMLL WELTER]  (posted by NJPW)
13:33. Atlantis & Naito were seconds in this match. Naito interfered, but Atlantis ran him off. Dorada took out EVIL with a tope before beating BUSHI with the Dorada Screwdriver. Dorada is 31st champion. BUSHI follows Dorada with zero defenses; the last success defense of this belt was April 2014. Dorada told the press he'd like to challenge for the IWGP title again.
6) Kazuchika Okada, Shinsuke Nakamura, Virus b Dragón Lee, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi  (posted by NJPW)
15:09. Virus defeated Dragon Lee with the MotoVirus. Virus said his belt was coming back to him tomorrow.
7) Mephisto & Último Guerrero b Místico & Volador Jr.  (posted by NJPW)
18:28. Ultimo Guerrero defeated Mistico with the Guerrero Special (helpfully screamed before being used) for the win in a very fan friendly match. Guerrero declared he'd prove he's on another level with in their 1 on 1 match.

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