2018 D-King Grand Prix Logo.

The D-Oh Grand Prix (D-王グランプリ, D-Oh Guranpuri) or in English D-King Grand Prix is a professional wrestling round-robin tournament held by DDT Pro-Wrestling (DDT), the tournament created by DDT producer Danshoku Dino in August 2017 and later confirmed on November 2017. The winner of the tournament assuming they do not already hold KO-D Openweight Championship would obtain #1 contendership to the title and receive his shot at DDT's anniversary event Judgment in March. This is the first round-robin tournament since the Young Drama Cup in 2010.

The tournament featured two blocks, each with seven participants, with the two block winners facing off in the final to determine the overall champion. The winner of each block is determined by a points system; two points for a victory, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. In the below results, (C) signifies the KO-D Openweight Champion at the time of the tournament.

List of winners[edit | edit source]

Year Winner Total won
2018 Shuji Ishikawa 1
2019 Konosuke Takeshita 1
2020 Masato Tanaka 1

2018[edit | edit source]

The 2018 tournament was announced on August 20, 2017 and the participants were later announced on November 23. The tournament would be held from January 5 until January 28, 2018, covering eight shows. The tournament would include one outside entrance from Wrestle-1 Jiro Kuroshio. The winner of the tournament assuming they do not already hold KO-D Openweight Championship would obtain #1 contendership to the title and receive his shot at DDT's anniversary event Judgment 2018 on March 25. Tournament winner Shuji Ishikawa unsuccessfully challenged Konosuke Takeshita for the KO-D Openweight Championship on March 25.

Final standings
Block A Block B
HARASHIMA 8 Shuji Ishikawa 10
Konosuke Takeshita (c) 7 Kazusada Higuchi 6
Tetsuya Endo 7 Mike Bailey 6
Keisuke Ishii 6 Daisuke Sasaki 6
Joey Ryan 6 Soma Takao 6
Jiro Kuroshio 6 Akito 4
Masahiro Takanashi 2 Yukio Sakaguchi 4
Block A Endo HARASHIMA Ishii Kuroshio Takanashi Takeshita Ryan
Endo X HARASHIMA
(19:28)
Ishii
(17:39)
Endo
(14:04)
Endo
(6:01)
Draw
(30:00)
Endo
(8:24)
HARASHIMA HARASHIMA
(19:28)
X Ishii
(12:45)
HARASHIMA
(13:56)
HARASHIMA
(11:41)
Takeshita
(15:50)
HARASHIMA
(10:49)
Ishii Ishii
(17:39)
Ishii
(12:45)
X Kuroshio
(11:51)
Ishii
(6:17)
Takeshita
(18:47)
Ryan
(8:06)
Kuroshio Endo
(14:04)
HARASHIMA
(13:56)
Kuroshio
(11:51)
X Kuroshio
(12:56)
Kuroshio
(23:23)
Ryan
(10:46)
Takanashi Endo
(6:01)
HARASHIMA
(11:41)
Ishii
(6:17)
HARASHIMA
(11:41)
X Takanashi
(11:17)
Ryan
(10:10)
Takeshita Draw
(30:00)
Takeshita
(15:50)
Takeshita
(18:47)
Kuroshio
(23:23)
Takanashi
(11:17)
X Takeshita
(13:10)
Ryan Endo
(8:24)
HARASHIMA
(10:49)
Ryan
(8:06)
Ryan
(10:46)
Ryan
(10:10)
Takeshita
(13:10)
X
Block B Akito Bailey Higuchi Ishikawa Takao Sakaguchi Sasaki
Akito X Bailey
(11:35)
Higuchi
(9:30)
Ishikawa
(18:32)
Takao
(8:18)
Akito
(9:35)
Akito
(12:03)
Bailey Bailey
(11:35)
X Higuchi
(14:11)
Ishikawa
(15:15)
Takao
(10:50)
Bailey
(9:56)
Bailey
(14:54)
Higuchi Higuchi
(9:30)
Higuchi
(14:11)
X Ishikawa
(16:40)
Higuchi
(10:11)
Sakaguchi
(7:48)
Sasaki
(11:58)
Ishikawa Ishikawa
(18:32)
Ishikawa
(15:15)
Ishikawa
(16:40)
X Ishikawa
(11:53)
Ishikawa
(15:25)
Sasaki
(16:19)
Takao Takao
(8:18)
Takao
(10:50)
Higuchi
(10:11)
Ishikawa
(11:53)
X Takao
(7:56)
Sasaki
(11:02)
Sakaguchi Akito
(9:35)
Bailey
(9:56)
Sakaguchi
(7:48)
Ishikawa
(15:25)
Takao
(7:56)
X Sakaguchi
(6:56)
Sasaki Akito
(12:03)
Bailey
(14:54)
Sasaki
(11:58)
Sasaki
(16:19)
Sasaki
(11:02)
Sakaguchi
(6:56)
X
Final
   
A1 HARASHIMA Pin
B1 Shuji Ishikawa 19:12

2019[edit | edit source]

The 2019 tournament was announced on October 21 and the participants were later announced on the same day. The tournament was held from November 30 until December 30, 2018. The tournament included one outside entrance from Pro Wrestling NOAH Go Shiozaki, covering nine shows. The winner of the tournament assuming they do not already hold KO-D Openweight Championship would obtain #1 contendership to the title and receive his shot at DDT's anniversary event Judgment 2019. Multiple matches in block B and the finals of the tournament were contested for the Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Go Shiozaki 10 Konosuke Takeshita 8
Kazusada Higuchi 6 Shinya Aoki 8
HARASHIMA 6 Tetsuya Endo 6
Akito 6 Mike Bailey 6
Daisuke Sasaki (c) 6 Sammy Guevara 6
MAO 4 Masahiro Takanashi 4
Puma King 4 Soma Takao 4
Block A Sasaki HARASHIMA Higuchi Akito MAO King Shiozaki
Sasaki X HARASHIMA
(15:47)
Sasaki
(16:41)
Akito
(13:05)
Sasaki
(14:26)
King
(13:34)
Sasaki
(18:22)
HARASHIMA HARASHIMA
(15:47)
X Higuchi
(17:13)
HARASHIMA
(11:59)
MAO
(16:20)
HARASHIMA
(9:37)
Shiozaki
(22:50)
Higuchi Sasaki
(16:41)
Higuchi
(17:13)
X Akito
(10:54)
Higuchi
(13:46)
Higuchi
(7:53)
Shiozaki
(16:05)
Akito Akito
(13:05)
HARASHIMA
(11:59)
Akito
(10:54)
X Akito
(8:43)
King
(10:28)
Shiozaki
(13:03)
MAO Sasaki
(14:26)
MAO
(16:20)
Higuchi
(13:46)
Akito
(8:43)
X MAO
(10:43)
Shiozaki
(15:04)
King King
(13:34)
HARASHIMA
(9:37)
Higuchi
(7:53)
King
(10:28)
MAO
(10:43)
X Shiozaki
(11:13)
Shiozaki Sasaki
(18:22)
Shiozaki
(22:50)
Shiozaki
(16:05)
Shiozaki
(13:03)
Shiozaki
(15:04)
Shiozaki
(11:13)
X
Block B Takeshita Endo Takao Takanashi Bailey Guevara Aoki
Takeshita X Endo
(22:11)
Takeshita
(14:21)
Takeshita
(13:53)
Bailey
(16:56)
Takeshita
(11:37)
Takeshita
(8:53)
Endo Endo
(22:11)
X Takao
(13:28)
Endo
(12:05)
Endo
(14:30)
Guevara
(11:59)
Aoki
(8:13)
Takao Takeshita
(14:21)
Takao
(13:28)
X Takanashi
(8:33)
Takao
(12:39)
Guevara
(10:14)
Aoki
(5:34)
Takanashi Takeshita
(13:53)
Endo
(12:05)
Takanashi
(8:33)
X Bailey
(10:40)
Guevara
(9:45)
Takanashi
(1:01)
Bailey Bailey
(16:56)
Endo
(14:30)
Bailey
(10:40)
Takao
(12:39)
X Bailey
(19:57)
Aoki
(4:28)
Guevara Takeshita
(11:37)
Guevara
(11:59)
Guevara
(10:14)
Guevara
(9:45)
Bailey
(19:57)
X Aoki
(3:52)
Aoki Takeshita
(8:53)
Aoki
(8:13)
Aoki
(5:34)
Takanashi
(1:01)
Aoki
(4:28)
Aoki
(3:52)
X
Final
   
A1 Go Shiozaki Pin
B1 Konosuke Takeshita 23:07

2020[edit | edit source]

The 2020 tournament was announced on October 29 and the participants were later announced on the same day. The tournament will be held from November 29 until December 28, 2019. The tournament included one outside entrance and feamle participant from Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling Chihiro Hashimoto, covering ten shows. The winner of the tournament assuming they do not already hold KO-D Openweight Championship will obtain #1 contendership to the title and receive his shot on January 26, 2020.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Chris Brookes 7 Masato Tanaka 11
Tetsuya Endo 7 HARASHIMA (c) 9
Chihiro Hashimoto 6 Daisuke Sasaki 8
Keisuke Ishii 6 Bull James 4
Konosuke Takeshita 6 Soma Takao 4
 Yuki Iino 6 Yukio Sakaguchi 4
Yuki Ueno 4 Naomi Yoshimura 2
Block A Takeshita Endo Ishii Brookes Ueno Iino Hashimoto
Takeshita X Endo
(23:49)
Ishii
(15:05)
Brookes
(19:25)
Takeshita
(22:39)
Takeshita
(16:35)
Takeshita
(20:16)
Endo Endo
(23:49)
X Endo
(14:21)
Draw
(30:00)
Ueno
(15:15)
Iino
(12:18)
Endo
(14:31)
Ishii Ishii
(15:05)
Endo
(14:21)
X Brookes
(13:51)
Ueno
(9:27)
Ishii
(7:24)
Ishii
(10:58)
Brookes Brookes
(19:25)
Draw
(30:00)
Brookes
(13:51)
X Brookes
(10:17)
Iino
(11:32)
Hashimoto
(12:28)
Ueno Takeshita
(22:39)
Ueno
(15:15)
Ueno
(9:27)
Brookes
(10:17)
X Iino
(10:47)
Hashimoto
(13:32)
Iino Takeshita
(16:35)
Iino
(12:18)
Ishii
(7:24)
Iino
(11:32)
Iino
(10:47)
X Hashimoto
(11:53)
Hashimoto Takeshita
(20:16)
Endo
(14:31)
Ishii
(10:58)
Hashimoto
(12:28)
Hashimoto
(13:32)
Hashimoto
(11:53)
X
Block B HARASHIMA Sasaki Sakaguchi Yoshimura James Takao Tanaka
HARASHIMA X Sasaki
(12:32)
HARASHIMA
(15:13)
HARASHIMA
(14:29)
HARASHIMA
(13:26)
HARASHIMA
(10:33)
Draw
(30:00)
Sasaki Sasaki
(12:32)
X Sasaki
(2:24)
Yoshimura
(16:12)
Sasaki
(8:50)
Sasaki
(13:35)
Tanaka
(19:56)
Sakaguchi HARASHIMA
(15:13)
Sasaki
(2:24)
X Sakaguchi
(3:26)
James
(7:37)
Sakaguchi
(8:16)
Tanaka
(10:22)
Yoshimura HARASHIMA
(14:29)
Yoshimura
(16:12)
Sakaguchi
(3:26)
X James
(8:48)
Takao
(9:08)
Tanaka
(13:46)
James HARASHIMA
(13:26)
Sasaki
(8:50)
James
(7:37)
James
(8:48)
X Takao
(7:40)
Tanaka
(7:46)
Takao HARASHIMA
(10:33)
Sasaki
(13:35)
Sakaguchi
(8:16)
Takao
(9:08)
Takao
(7:40)
X Tanaka
(15:10)
Tanaka Draw
(30:00)
Tanaka
(19:56)
Tanaka
(10:22)
Tanaka
(13:46)
Tanaka
(7:46)
Tanaka
(15:10)
X
        Playoff     Final
                           


      A1  Tetsuya Endo Pin
    A1  Chris Brookes Pin     B1  Masato Tanaka 23:57
    A1  Tetsuya Endo 12:17  
 
 

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