The Dead or Alive (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and GAORA TV event promoted by Dragon Gate. The event that took place on May 5 2009, in Nagoya, Aichi at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium and was the second event under the Dead or Alive.
Production[edit | edit source]
The Dead or Alive (2009) aired in Japan through Dragon Gate's internet streaming site, Niconico, with Japanese language commentaries. The Japanese commentary was provided by Katsuya Ichikawa. The event also aired on tape delay on Japanese TV Gaora Sports and was launched in Dragon Gate's ~ Infinity ~ Series.
Storylines[edit | edit source]
Dead or Alive (2009) featured eight professional wrestling matches that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.
Matches[edit | edit source]
|1||KAMIKAZE (Akira Tozawa and Kenshin Chikano) and Anthony W. Mori defeated WARRIORS-5 (RYOMA, Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson)||Six-man Tag Team match||11:08|
|2||Shachihoko Machine defeated Jackson Florida and "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa||Three-way match||5:22|
|3||Zetsurins (Masaaki Mochizuki and Don Fujii) defeated Naoki Tanizaki and Super Shenlong||Tag Team match||11:46|
|4||Masato Yoshino defeated KAGETORA, Cyber Kong and Shingo Takagi||Four-way elimination match||18:47|
|5||BxB Hulk defeated YAMATO by referee stoppage||Singles match||16:44|
|6||Maraha Isappa (Genki Horiguchi and Ryo Saito) defeated WARRIORS-5 (Gamma and Susumu Yokosuka) (c) and Real Hazard (Kenichiro Arai and Yasushi Kanda)||Three-way elimination tag team match for the Open The Twin Gate Championship||20:33|
|7||CIMA (c) defeated Dragon Kid||Singles match for the Open The Brave Gate Championship||26:37|
|8||Naruki Doi (c) defeated Akebono||Singles match for the Open The Dream Gate Championship||15:24|
Four-way elimination match[edit | edit source]
|Elimination||Wrestler||Eliminated by||Elimination move||Time|
|1||KAGETORA||Masato Yoshino||Pinned after a Lightning Spiral||09:42|
|2||Cyber Kong||Masato Yoshino||Pinned after a Speed Star||12:45|
|3||Shingo Takagi||Masato Yoshino||Submitted after a Sol Naciente Kai||18:47|
Three-way elimination tag team match[edit | edit source]
|Elimination||Wrestler||Team||Eliminated by||Elimination move||Time|
|1||Yasushi Kanda||Real Hazard||Susumu Yokosuka||Pinned after a Jumbo no Kachi!gatame||08:17|
|2||Susumu Yokosuka||WARRIORS-5||Ryo Saito||Pinned after a Double Cross||09:26|
|Winners:||Maraha Isappa (Genki Horiguchi and Ryo Saito) (New Open The Twin Gate Champions)|