Muto vs. Marufuji for GHC Heavyweight Title set for NOAH CyberFight Festival

The next challenger to Keiji Muto's GHC Heavyweight Championship is Naomichi Marufuji. They will meet at CyberFight Festival

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Pro Wrestling NOAH wrapped up their ‘NOAH The Glory’ show today that was headlined by Keiji Muto successfully defending the GHC Heavyweight Championship against Masa Kitamiya. As Muto was celebrating his second title defense, he was met in the ring by Naomichi Marufuji who issued the challenge and a match was made official.

Muto (58) and Marufuji (41) will meet at NOAH’s CyberFight Festival on June 6th in Saitama, Japan for the GHC Heavyweight Title.

Scheduled for the Misawa Memorial show on May 30th is a National Title bout. At ‘NOAH The Glory’, Takashi Sugiura became GHC National Champion for a second time. A challenge was issued to him as well post-match and he will now defend against Kazushi Sakuraba on 5/30.

Below are the results from today’s NOAH The Glory show:

  • FULL THROTTLE (Hajime Ohara, Seiki Yoshioka & YO-HEY) def. Atsushi Kotoge, Daisuke Harada & Yasutaka Yano
  • Katsuhiko Nakajima & Nio def. Akitoshi Saito & Junta Miyawaki
  • Kotaro Suzuki vs. Yuya Susumu – Double Pin
  • Sugiura-gun (Kazunari Murakami, Kazushi Sakuraba & Kendo Kashin) def. Masao Inoue, Mohammed Yone & Shuhei Taniguchi
  • GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Stinger (HAYATA & Yoshinari Ogawa) (c) def. Ikuto Hidaka & NOSAWA Rongai
  • Masaaki Mochizuki, Masato Tanaka & Naomichi Marufuji def. Kaito Kiyomiya, Kinya Okada & Yoshiki Inamura
  • GHC National Championship: Takashi Sugiura def. Kazuyuki Fujita (c)
  • GHC Heavyweight Championship: Keiji Muto (c) def. Masa Kitamiya
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