Dead or Alive (2012)
Promotion Dragon Gate
Date May 6, 2012
Attendance 6000
Venue Aichi Prefectural Gym
City Aichi, Japan
Event chronology

Champion Gate in Osaka Dead or Alive (2012) King of Gate
Dead or Alive chronology

Dead or Alive (2011) Dead or Alive (2012) Dead or Alive (2013)

Dead or Alive (2012) was a professional wrestling event promoted by Dragon Gate. The event took place on May 6 2012, in Aichi at the Aichi Prefectural Gym and was the fift annual event under the Dead or Alive.

The day 1 featured 6 matches with two of Dragon Gate's fift championships on the line and the second day featured also 6 matches with four of Dragon Gate's fift championships on the line. The main event of day saw CIMA defeating Cyber Kong for the Open the Dream Gate Championship. Other top matches included Dragon Kid defeating Ricochet to become the Open the Brave Gate Championship and Jimmy Kagetora and Jimmy Susumu defending the Open the Twin Gate Championship against Team Veteran Returns (Masaaki Mochizuki and Don Fujii). All in all, the events featured two title changes.



On April 7 Cyber Kong won the CIMA Royale and he won the right to face CIMA for the Open The Dream Gate Championship at the Dead or Alive also Dragon Kid challenged Ricochet for the Open The Brave Gate Championship. On April 22 Naruki Doi declared World-1 International the #1 contenders for the Open The Triangle Gate Championship and Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! of Jimmyz accepted their challenge. On May 5 the match between Cyber Kong and CIMA was made official at the Dead or Alive when the two signed a contract.


No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Rich Swann and "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa defeated Super Shisa and Kotoka Tag Team match 04:11
2 Naoki Tanisaki defeated Eita Kobayashi Singles match 02:51
3 -akatsuki- (Shingo Takagi, YAMATO, Chihiro Tominaga and Super Shelong III) defeated Mad Blankey (Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk, Kzy and Mondai Ryu) Akatsuki vs. Mad Blankey Loser Revives One Hit Comeback Eight-Man Elimination Match 14:43
4 Jimmyz (Jimmy Kagetora and Jimmy Susumu) (c) defeated Team Veteran Returns (Masaaki Mochizuki and Don Fujii) Tag Team match for the Open The Twin Gate Championship 15:22
5 Dragon Kid defeated Ricochet (c) Singles match for the Open The Brave Gate Championship 21:10
6 World-1 International (Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino and PAC) defeated Jimmyz (Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, and Ryo “Jimmy” Saito and Jimmy Kanda) (c) Six-man tag team match for the Open The Triangle Gate Championship 20:16
7 CIMA (c) defeated Cyber Kong Singles match for the Open The Dream Gate Championship 25:16
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
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Dragon Gate
Jimmy Logo v1 Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! · Jimmy Kagetora · Jimmy Kanda · Jimmy K-ness J.K.S. · Jimmy Susumu · Ryo "Jimmy" Saito
MaxiMuM Ben-K · Big R Shimizu · Kotoka · Masato Yoshino · Naruki Doi
Over Generation CIMA · Dragon Kid · Eita · Gamma · Kaito Ishida · Mondai Ryu · Takehiro Yamamura
Tribe Vanguard BxB Hulk · Flamita · Kzy · YAMATO · Yosuke♥Santa Maria
VERZERK "brother" YASSHI · El Lindaman · Punch Tominaga · Shingo Takagi · T-Hawk · Takashi Yoshida
Don Fujii · "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa · Hyou Watanabe · Katsumi Takashima · Keni'chiro Arai · Masaaki Mochizuki · Shachihoko BOY · Shun Skywalker · Super Shisa · U-T · Yuki Yoshioka
Active Open the Dream Gate · Open the Brave Gate · Open the Twin Gate · Open the Triangle Gate · Open the Owarai Gate
Inactive Open the Freedom Gate · Open the United Gate · Open the Owarai Twin Gate · Ultimo Dragon Gym Championship · UWA World Trios Championship · NWA World Welterweight Championship · NWA International Light Heavyweight Championship · British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship
On-going King of Gate · Summer Adventure Tag League
Cancelled El Numero Uno · King of Chop · Young Dragons Cup · Rey De Parejas · T2P Strongest Merit Assessment League
Champion Gate · Memorial Gate in Wakayama · Dead or Alive · Kobe World Pro-Wrestling Festival · Scandal Gate · Dangerous Gate · Gate of Destiny · Final Gate
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