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2016 Indie Puro Match Recommendations: December

December was a very good month in puroresu, not as much quantity as months past but the quality is up there with any month this year honestly. MANY great matches and great moments that are leading us into what will be a great 2017.

Very Good = ***1/2
Great = ***3/4
Excellent = **** +

Reminder that all these matches can be found in the Real Hero Archive.

Very Good:

Keisuke Ishii, Akito & Yuki Ueno vs.  KUDO, Soma Takao & Naomi Yoshimura (DDT December 4)

Sanshiro Takagi, Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi vs.  Dick Togo, Antonio Honda & Takashi Sasaki (DDT December 4)

Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal (DDT December 4)

Danshoku Dino vs. Jun Kasai (DDT December 4)

Shuji Kondo, NOSAWA & Jun Kasai vs. Daiki Inaba, Andy Wu & Seiki Yoshioka (Wrestle-1 December 9)

Kumagoro, Koji Doi & Jiro Kuroshio vs. Shuji Kondo, Masayuki Kono & Shotaro Ashino (Wrestle-1 December 11)

Manabu Soya & Takao Omori vs. Naoya Nomura & Yuma Aoyagi (AJPW December 3)

Yoshihisa Uto & Takuya Nomura vs. Shuji Ishikawa & Yasafumi Nakanoue (BJW December 11)

Ryota Hama & Daichi Hashimoto vs. Ryuichi Kawakami & Kazuki Hashimoto (BJW December 18)

Taiji Ishimori vs. Hi69 (NOAH December 14)

Koji Iwamoto vs. Kento Miyahara (AJPW December 11)

Eita & Masato Yoshino vs. Ryo Saito & Jimmy Kagetora (Dragon Gate December 20)

Katsuhiko Nakajima vs. Masa Kitamiya (NOAH December 24)

Yapperman #3 & Riho vs. Emi Sakura & ‘kotori’ (Michinoku Pro December 15)

Naruki Doi vs. YAMATO (Dragon Gate December 25)

CIMA & Dragon Kid vs. Shingo Takagi & T-Hawk (Dragon Gate December 25)

Great:

Maasaki Mochizuki vs. Kotaro Suzuki (Tokyo Gurentai November 28)

MAZADA vs. Yusuke Kodama (Wrestle-1 December 9)

Keji Mutoh, KAI & Shingo Takagi vs. Manabu Soya, Yuji Hino & KAZMA SAKAMOTO (Wrestle-1 December 9)

Kotaro Suzuki & Kaz Hayashi vs. KUMAGORO & Koji Doi (Wrestle-1 December 9)

Kento Miyahara & Jake Lee vs. Tank Nagai & Kengo Mashimo (AJPW December 3)

Kankuro Hoshino vs. Abdullah Kobayashi (BJW December 18)

Ryuji Ito & Toshiyuki Sakuda vs. Yuko Miyamoto & Isami Kodaka (BJW December 18)

Ben-K & Shun Skywalker vs. Takehiro Yamamura &  Kaito Ishida (Dragon Gate December 20)

Doi Darts (Dragon Gate December 20)

Naomichi Marufuji vs. Takashi Sugiura (NOAH December 24)

Triangle Gate Match (Dragon Gate December 25)

Great Space War (Michinoku Pro December 15)

Kenbai, Rui Hyugaji & Ikuto Hidaka vs. Fujita Jr Hayato, Manjimaru & Takeshi Minamino (Michinoku Pro December 15)

Takao Omori & Manabu Soya vs. Jake Lee & Kento Miyahara (AJPW December 18)

Konosuke Takeshita vs. Mad Paulie (DDT December 25)

DAMNATION vs. Shuten Doji (DDT December 25)

Excellent:

Veterans vs. Young Boys (Dragon Gate December 1)

Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo vs.  Konosuke Takeshita & Mike Bailey (DDT December 4)

Shuji Ishikawa vs.  HARASHIMA (DDT December 4)

Masayuki Kono vs. Jiro ‘Ikemen’ Kuroshio (Wrestle-1 December 9)

Minoru Suzuki vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima (NOAH December 2)

Kohei Sato & Shuji Ishikawa vs. Hideki Suzuki & Takuya Nomura (BJW December 18)

Io Shirai vs. Mayu Iwatani (Stardom December 22)

HARASHIMA vs. Shigehiro Irie (DDT December 25)


Another month, another list. As always I’ll be back at the start of February going over what I’m sure will be a great January in the puro graps.

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I'm a wrestler from Australia, aged 17. I cover mostly Puroresu and am the host of the Puro In The Rough podcast.

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