Pro Wrestling NOAH crowns N-1 Victory tournament winner

Pro Wrestling NOAH’s N-1 Victory tournament concluded Sunday with a sold-out show at Korakuen Hall as the final four participants squared off.

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Pro Wrestling NOAH’s N-1 Victory tournament concluded Sunday with a sold-out show at Korakuen Hall as the final four participants squared off.

The final match came down to 2020 N-1 winner Katsuhiko Nakajima and his Kongo stablemate Kenoh after each were victorious earlier in the night in their respective semi-final matches.

For the second year in a row, Nakajima won the tournament to secure a GHC Championship match with Naomichi Marufuji next Sunday in Osaka.

Earlier in the show, Kenoh defeated Kaito Kiyomiya while Katsuhiko Nakajima defeated Masakatsu Funaki to advance to the final.

This year’s tournament featured four blocks of round-robin matches with the winners of each block advancing to Sunday’s final event.

The attendance was listed as a sell-out of 713 at Korakuen Hall and streamed on Wrestle Universe with Japanese & English commentary.

Below are the results from Sunday’s show (Courtesy: Purolove.com):
*Akitoshi Saito, Kendo Kashin & Manabu Soya over Masa Kitamiya, Daiki Inaba & Kotaro Suzuki
*N-1 Victory Semi-Final: Kenoh over Kaito Kiyomiya
*N-1 Victory Semi-Final: Katsuhiko Nakajima over Masakatsu Funaki
*Eita over Atsushi Kotoge
*Yoshinari Ogawa & HAYATA vs. Daisuke Harada & Junta Miyawaki ended with a double pinfall and was ruled a draw and led to a singles match where Harada beat HAYATA
*Takashi Sugiura, Kazushi Sakuraba & Kazuyuki Fujita over Keiji Muto, Masaaki Mochizuki & Masato Tanaka
*N-1 Victory Final: Katsuhiko Nakajima over Kenoh

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