Originally published at Kaito Kiyomiya wins the NOAH N-1 Victory tournament
The 2022 NOAH N-1 Victory has come to an end with Kaito Kiyomiya defeating Hideki Suzuki to secure a future shot at the GHC Heavyweight Championship.
It marks Kiyomiya’s second tournament win, having been victorious in 2018 when the competition was known as the Global League. He joins Kenoh and Katsuhiko Nakajima as two-time winners.
B Block winner Kiyomiya got the win over his A Block counterpart Suzuki in just over 33 minutes with a series of modified Shining Wizard knee strikes while 2,988 fans watched on at the Osaka Edion Arena.
— Pro Wrestling NOAH Global (@noahglobal) September 3, 2022
- N-1 Victory Final: Kaito Kiyomiya def Hideki Suzuki (33:23) with a modified Shining Wizard.
- Great Muta, Great-O-Khan & NOSAWA Rongai def Kenoh, Manabu Soya & Tadasuke (22:13) .
- GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Yoshinari Ogawa & Chris Ridgeway (c) def Eita & Kotaro Suzuki (19:24) .
- Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin, Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr. & Timothy Thatcher def Naomichi Marufuji, Go Shiozaki, Masato Tanaka & Masaaki Mochizuki (18:28) .
- Dragon Bane def Alpha Wolf (18:20).
- Takashi Sugiura and Satoshi Kojima def Shuhei Taniguchi & Yoshiki Inamura (13:09) .
- Masakatsu Funaki, Katsuhiko Nakajima & Shuji Kondo def Masa Kitamiya, Mohammed Yone & Alejandro (13:14) .
- Atsushi Kotoge, YO-HEY & Seiki Yoshioka def HAYATA, Yuya Susumu & Kai Fujimura (13:13) .
- Jack Morris & Daiki Inaba def Anthony Greene & Stallion Rogers (8:59) .
- Hajime Ohara def Super Crazy (9:33).
During the event, HAYATA chose YO-HEY as his next challenger for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Title.