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Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2016
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Promotional poster for the event, featuring various Dragon Gate wrestlers
Information
Promotion Dragon Gate
Date July 24, 2016
Attendance 9,650
Venue Kobe World Kinen Hall
City Kobe, Japan
Event chronology

King of Gate Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2016 Summer Adventure Tag League
Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival chronology

Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2015 Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2016 Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2017


On May 5, 2016 at the Dead or Alive all the members of VerserK turned on YAMATO and VerserK tried to assist Kotoka to escape but Yosuke♥Santa Maria, Kzy and a returning BxB Hulk assisted YAMATO which lead to YAMATO escaping the cage. Before that Yamato had started problems between him and the leader of VerserK Shingo Takagi. The four ended up forming a new unit, which was named Tribe Vanguard on May 28, 2016. On June 12, YAMATO defeated Big R Shimizu to win the annual King of Gate tournament after the match YAMATO challenge Takagi for the Open the Dream Gate Championship and the GM Yagi announced that Takagi would face YAMATO for the Open the Dream Gate Champion at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival also in that night CIMA, Dragon Kid and Peter Kaasa challenge Monster Express (Masato Yoshino, Akira Tozawa and T-Hawk) for the Open the Triangle Gate Championship and Yoshino accepted. Later it was announced that Yoshiaki Fujiwara and Masaaki Mochizuki would face Masakatsu Funaki and Don Fujii at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival. On June 19 Jimmyz (Jimmy Susumu and Jimmy Kagetora) won the Open the Twin Gate Championship after the match Naruki Doi and "brother" YASSHI challenge Susumu and Kagetora for the titles. On June 26 Eita challenge Yosuke Santa Maria for the Open the Brave Gate Championship and later that night Tribe Vanguard (BxB Hulk and Kzy) also challenge Monster Express (Masato Yoshino, Akira Tozawa and T-Hawk) for the Open the Triangle Gate Champions and Yoshino also accepted their challenged and announced that they were going to defend the titles in a Nine Man Three Way Six Man Tag Team match. On July 2 it was revealed that Flamita was the mystery member of Tribe Vanguard and that it was officially announced that Jimmy Susumu and Jimmy Kagetora would face Naruki Doi and Brother YASSHI for the Open the Twin Gate Champions. On July 7 it was announced the rest of the matches for the event. On July 13 it was announced that Kotoka would miss the show and the match card was changed.

Match results

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 VerserK (Naoki Tanizaki, Mondai Ryu and Cyber Kong) defeated Over Generation (Gamma, Takehiro Yamamura and Kaito Ishida) Six-man tag team match 6:45
2 "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa, Big R Shimizu, Shachihoko BOY and U-T defeated Jimmyz (Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito, Jimmy K-ness J.K.S.) and Futa Nakamura Eight-man tag team match 7:47
3 El Lindaman defeated Jimmy Kanda Singles match 4:23
4 Yoshiaki Fujiwara and Masaaki Mochizuki defeated Masakatsu Funaki and Don Fujii Tag team match 12:49
5 Eita defeated Yosuke♥Santa Maria (c) Singles match for the Open The Brave Gate Championship 11:41
6 Jimmyz (Jimmy Susumu and Jimmy Kagetora) (c) defeated VerserK (Naruki Doi and "brother" YASSHI) Tag team match for the Open The Twin Gate Championship 24:20
7 MONSTER EXPRESS (Masato Yoshino, Akira Tozawa and T-Hawk) (c) defeated Tribe Vanguard (BxB Hulk, Kzy and Flamita) and Over Generation (CIMA, Dragon Kid) and Peter Kaasa Nine Man Three Way Six Man Tag Team match for the Open The Triangle Gate Championship 21:29
8 YAMATO defeated Shingo Takagi (c) Singles match for the Open The Dream Gate Championship 23:46
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

Six Man Tag Team elimination match

Elimination Wrestler Team Eliminated by Elimination move Time Ref.
1 Kzy Tribe Vanguard Peter Kaasa Pin 15:21
2 Dragon Kid Over Generation Akira Tozawa Pinned after a Package German Suplex 21:29
Winners: MONSTER EXPRESS (Masato Yoshino, Akira Tozawa and T-Hawk) (still the Open the Triangle Gate Champions)
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