Originally published at 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.
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.
— Pro Wrestling NOAH (@noahglobal) October 3, 2021
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