N-1 Victory 2020 is back for night five after a two day break to rest those undoubtedly tired and aching bodies. This show is the penultimate opportunity for those competitors hoping to make it to the finals on October 11th to pick up those all important points!
The main event of this show sees the ace of NOAH Go Shiozaki against Kongo’s Masa Kitamiya in the A Block. This will be all important for Kitamiya as a loss to go will mean he is mathematically eliminated from moving on to the finals. Also in tournament action from the B Block is Naomichi Marufuji taking on Shuhei Taniguchi.
The results and current standings in the N-1 Victory tournament are as follows:
YO-HEY, Hajime Ohara & Seiki Yoshioka defeated Takashi Sugiura, NOSAWA Rongai & Kaz Hayashi when YO-HEY pinned NOSAWA following the Face G.
Katsuhiko Nakajima pinned Yoshiki Inamura after the Vertical Spike.
Kenoh & Haoh beat Kaito Kiyomiya & Kotaro Suzuki when Haoh pinned Suzuki after reversing Suzuki’s Endless Waltz into a pinning combination of his own.
Masaaki Mochizuki defeated Manabu Soya after hitting the Sankakugeri top rope springboard enzuigiri.
Yoshinari Ogawa, HAYATA & Kinya Okada vs Daisuke Harada, Atsushi Kotoge & Junta Miyawaki ended with a double count out after all six men are fighting on the outside as the ref finished his count. This resulted in a brawl amongst the juniors and a junior heavyweight battle royale being announced for the October 4th show.
Naomichi Marufuji pinned Shuhei Taniguchi following the True Tiger King.
Go Shiozaki defeated Masa Kitamiya with the Gowan Lariat.
Go Shiozaki – 6 points
Kaito Kiyomiya – 5 points
Masaaki Mochizuki – 5 points
Kazushi Sakuraba – 4 points Sakuraba is mathematically eliminated from winning A Block
Manabu Soya – 2 points Soya is mathematically eliminated from winning A Block.
Masa Kitamiya – 2 points Kitamiya is mathematically eliminated from winning A Block.
Kenoh – 6 points
Katsuhiko Nakajima – 6 points
Naomichi Marufuji – 5 points
Takashi Sugiura – 5 points
Shuhei Taniguchi – 2 points Taniguchi is mathematically eliminated from winning B Block.
Yoshiki Inamura – 0 points Inamura is mathematically eliminated from winning B Block.
More information on the N-1 Victory 2020 can be found here. Keep checking back for results as the N-1 continues.