The WAG Wrestling Recap! (week ending August 8, 2015)

It’s a glorious time to be a wrestling fan these days. There’s so much stuff happening, both in the WWE Universe and outside. It’s so much stuff for a casual wrestling fan to take in to, so we here at What’s A Geek will just have to fill you up with a weekly dose of results and news from the Squared Circle!

For this week, we will start with some of the big guns: WWE, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling and TNA. It’s Wrestling Recap time, brother!

 

SUNDAY

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NJPW: G1 Climax Day 9 Results!

  • Satoshi Kojima, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi def. Tomoaki Honma, Mascara Dorada & David Finlay
  • Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Cody Hall) def. Michael Elgin & Jay White
  • CHAOS (Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI) def. Hirooki Goto, Yuji Nagata & Captain New Japan
  • Bullet Club (Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga) def. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada & Gedo)
  • Kota Ibushi def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
  • Katsuyori Shibata def. Bad Luck Fale
  • AJ Styles def. Doc Gallows
  • Togi Makabe def. Tetsuya Naito
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Toru Yano

MONDAY

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  • Seth Rollins open challenge: Seth Rollins def. Neville
  • Fatal 4 way tag team match: The New Day def. Lucha Dragons, The Ascension, and Los Matadores
  • King Barrett def. Zack Ryder
  • Charlotte and Becky Lynch def. The Bella Twins
  • Paige def. Naomi
  • Randy Orton, Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose def. Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper & Sheamus

TUESDAY

WWE TOUGH ENOUGH

  • Chelsea got sent home.

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NJPW: G1 Climax Day 10

  • Ryusuke Taguchi def. David Finlay
  • CHAOS (Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI) def. Katsuyori Shibata & Yohei Komatsu
  • Tetsuya Naito & KUSHIDA def. Kota Ibushi & Mascara Dorada
  • Bullet Club (AJ Styles, Bad Luck Fale, Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Captain New Japan
  • Michael Elgin def. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Satoshi Kojima def. Tomoaki Honma
  • Tomohiro Ishii def. Yuji Nagata
  • Kazuchika Okada def. Karl Anderson
  • Shinsuke Nakamura def. Hirooki Goto

WEDNESDAY

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  • Johnny Mundo def. Alberto El Patron via pinfall
  • Pentagon Jr. def. Vampiro via pinfall following multiple light bulb shots and putting him through a flaming table
  • Blue Demon Jr def. Texano via pinfall with an assist from Chavo Guerrero & The Crew
  • Lucha Underground Title Match: Mil Muertes def. Prince Puma (c) via pinfall (NEW CHAMPION)

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  • Bayley def. Charlotte
  • Baron Corbin def. Steve Cutler
  • Tyler Breeze def. Aaron Solow
  • Hype Bros. (Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley) defeat Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder
  • Samoa Joe def. Rhyno

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  • The Young Bucks def. War Machine
  • Cedric Alexander vs The Romantic Touch never went on
  • Kyle O’Reilly def. Adam Cole by DQ
  • Future Shock (Kyle O’Reilly and Adam Cole) def. The Addiction (Christopher Daniels and Kazarian)

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  • Mr. Anderson def. Bram
  • James Storm def. Mahablia Shera by DQ
  • 3-on-1 Handicapped Match: Gail Kim def. the Doll House
  • Eli Drake def. Drew Galloway
  • Rockstar Spud def. Austin Aries
  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship: Full Metal Mayhem match: Ethan Carter III (c) def. Matt Hardy

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NJPW: G1 Climax Day 11

  • Hirooki Goto, Michael Elgin & Mascara Dorada def. Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata & Yohei Komatsu
  • Bullet Club (Karl Anderson & Cody Hall) def. Tomoaki Honma & Jay White
  • CHAOS (Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Tama Tonga)
  • CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo) def. Captain New Japan, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi
  • Bad Luck Fale def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
  • Toru Yano def. Katsuyori Shibata
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Doc Gallows
  • AJ Styles def. Togi Makabe
  • Tetsuya Naito def. Kota Ibushi
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THURSDAY

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  • Mark Henry & Prime Time Players def. The New Day
  • B.A.D. def. Submission Sorority
  • Stardust def. Zack Ryder
  • Roman Reigns def. Rusev

FRIDAY

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NJPW: G1 Climax Day 12

  • Yohei Komatsu def. Jay White
  • CHAOS (Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI) def. Tetsuya Naito & David Finlay
  • Bullet Club (AJ Styles, Bad Luck Fale, Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga) def. Kota Ibushi, Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Captain New Japan
  • Katsuyori Shibata, Ryusuke Taguchi & Jushin Thunder Liger def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, KUSHIDA & Mascara Dorada
  • Michael Elgin def. Yuji Nagata
  • Karl Anderson def. Tomoaki Honma
  • Hirooki Goto def. Satoshi Kojima
  • Shinsuke Nakamura def. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Kazuchika Okada def. Tomohiro Ishii
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OTHER NEWS AND NOTES

  • WWE celebrated the life of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper with tributes on both Raw and Smackdown
  • Apollo Crews (aka Uhaa Nation) is set to debut on the August 22 NXT Takeover: Brooklyn event
  • Kevin Owens vs Finn Balor for the NXT Title at the next Takeover is now a Ladder Match, making it an interesting weekend for KO
  • This week’s Lucha Underground is their Season 1 season ender, with a post-credits scene of El Hefe Dario Cueto with a very SINISTER grin
NJPW G1 Climax 25 Current Standings
Block A Standings
Fale [8]
Naito [8]
Shibata [8]
Styles [8]
Tanahashi [8]
Ibushi [6]
Makabe [6]
Yano [4]
Gallows [2]
Tenzan [2]
Block B Standings
Okada [10]
Anderson [8]
Elgin [8]
Goto [8]
Ishii [8]
Nakamura [8]
Kojima [4]
Yujiro [4]
Nagata [2]
Honma [0]

TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK:
A lot of outstanding performances this week, but I feel that NJPW’s Tetsuya Naito has the most impactful one so far. Michael Elgin, surprisingly, comes at a close second. Seth Rollins, Johnny Mundo and EC3 round out my top performers this week.

TOP TALK SEGMENT OF THE WEEK:
MizTV on Raw. Yes, I picked MizTV over the Paul Heyman one. I just felt the Roddy Piper reference added some brownie points. Also made the Owens-Cesaro feud interesting.

MUST-SEE MATCH OF THE WEEK:
Please do yourself a favor and WATCH THIS MATCH (Pentagon Jr vs Vampiro).

That’s how this week went in the wrestling multiverse. Did you agree with my top performers list? Sound off below if you think otherwise and let’s compare notes!

PS: PWR event next week at the Makati Cinema Square! Get hyped! (but do not get gassed like Mojo)

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