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The Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ is a biannual round robin tournament held by Big Japan Pro Wrestling, established in 2012. The tournament symbolizes one of the two sides of BJW; that is the strong style side tournament, The Deathmatch side have their tournament the Ikkitousen Deathmatch Survivor.

The Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ adopts a points system, with two points for a win, one for a time expired draw, and, none for other draw or a loss. The tournament matches are held under the 30-minute time limit.

In the below results, (C) signifies the BJW World Strong Heavyweight Champion at the time of each tournament.

List of winnersEdit

Year Winner Total Won
2012 Yoshihito Sasaki 1
2014 Shuji Ishikawa 1
2016 Shuji Ishikawa 2
2018 Hideki Suzuki 1
2020 Daichi Hashimoto 1

ResultsEdit

2012Edit

The 2012 Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ took place from May 17 to July 26. Ryuichi Kawakami had to forfeit his fourth and fifth match due to being sidelined with a knee injury. The winner Yoshihito Sasaki after defeating Daisuke Sekimoto in the finals. Sasaki requested that BJW establish new championship that would symbolize the "strong" side of the promotion. This led to BJW announcing the creation of the BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship on April 14, 2012 this would let to Sasaki defeating Big van Walter in a decision match to become the first BJW World Strong Heavyweight Champion.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Daisuke Sekimoto 10 Yoshihito Sasaki 8
Sami Callihan 8 Bad Bones 8
Yuji Okabayashi 6 Brahman Shu 6
Masashi Otani 2 Shinobu 4
Ryuichi Kawakami 2 Shinya Ishikawa 4
Takumi Tsukamoto 2 Kazuki Hashimoto 0
Block A Callihan Kawakami Sekimoto Okabayashi Otani Tsukamoto
Callihan X Callihan
(8:28)
Sekimoto
(16:29)
Callihan
(14:21)
Callihan
(9:53)
Callihan
(9:54)
Kawakami Callihan
(8:28)
X Sekimoto
(Forfeit)
Okabayashi
(12:44)
Otani
(Forfeit)
Kawakami
(12:44)
Sekimoto Sekimoto
(16:29)
Sekimoto
(Forfeit)
X Sekimoto
(15:59)
Sekimoto
(10:38)
Sekimoto
(9:54)
Okabayashi Callihan
(14:21)
Okabayashi
(12:44)
Sekimoto
(15:59)
X Okabayashi
(8:17)
Okabayashi
(Forfeit)
Otani Callihan
(9:53)
Otani
(Forfeit)
Sekimoto
(10:38)
Okabayashi
(8:17)
X Tsukamoto
(7:13)
Tsukamoto Callihan
(9:54)
Kawakami
(12:44)
Sekimoto
(9:54)
Okabayashi
(Forfeit)
Tsukamoto
(7:13)
X
Block B Bones Hashimoto Ishikawa Sasaki Shu Shinobu
Bones X Bones
(9:33)
Bones
(12:10)
Sasaki
(10:18)
Bones
(11:12)
Bones
(4:19)
Hashimoto Bones
(9:33)
X Ishikawa
(7:38)
Sasaki
(9:41)
Shu
(7:54)
Shinobu
(8:37)
Ishikawa Bones
(12:10)
Ishikawa
(7:38)
X Sasaki
(12:10)
Shu
(13:43)
Shinobu
(10:57)
Sasaki Sasaki
(10:18)
Sasaki
(9:41)
Sasaki
(12:10)
X Shu
(9:49)
Sasaki
(10:04)
Shu Bones
(11:12)
Shu
(7:54)
Ishikawa
(13:43)
Shu
(9:49)
X Shu
(13:12)
Shinobu Bones
(4:19)
Shinobu
(8:37)
Shinobu
(10:57)
Sasaki
(10:04)
Shu
(13:12)
X
Finals
   
A1 Daisuke Sekimoto Pin
B1 Yoshihito Sasaki 21:43

2014Edit

The 2014 Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ took place from May 17 to July 26. On September 17 Shinya Ishikawa would vacate the BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship due to retiring from professional wrestling. On December 21 Shuji Ishikawa would beat Ryuichi Kawakami for the title.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Shuji Ishikawa 10 Daisuke Sekimoto 8
Yuko Miyamoto 6 Manabu Soya 6
Shinya Ishikawa (C) 6 Shinobu 6
Atsushi Maruyama 4 Kazuki Hashimoto 4
Shiori Asahi 4 Ryuichi Kawakami 4
Hideyoshi Kamitani 0 Masato Inaba 2
Block A Asahi Shinya Shuji Kamitani Miyamoto Maruyama
Asahi X Shinya
(11:29)
Shuji
(12:57)
Asahi
(8:37)
Ashai
(11:34)
Maruyama
(13:25)
Shinya Shinya
(11:29)
X Shuji
(14:18)
Shinya
(8:54)
Miyamoto
(18:39)
Shinya
(12:58)
Shuji Shuji
(12:57)
Shuji
(14:18)
X Shuji
(12:27)
Shuji
(15:55)
Shuji
(11:12)
Kamitani Asahi
(8:37)
Miyamoto
(18:39)
Shuji
(12:27)
X Miyamoto Maruyama
Miyamoto Ashai
(11:34)
Miyamoto
(18:39)
Shuji
(15:55)
Miyamoto X Miyamoto
(11:50)
Maruyama Maruyama
(13:25)
Shinya
(12:58)
Shuji
(11:12)
Maruyama Miyamoto
(11:50)
X
Block B Hashimoto Inaba Kawakami Sekimoto Soya Shinobu
Hashimoto X Inaba
(10:23)
Hashimoto
(12:59)
Sekimoto Soya
(10:43)
Hashimoto
(12:59)
Inaba Inaba
(10:23)
X Kawakami
(10:11)
Sekimoto
(11:16)
Soya
(13:22)
Shinobu
(10:41)
Kawakami Hashimoto
(12:59)
Kawakami
(10:11)
X Sekimoto
(13:35)
Kawakami
(12:49)
Shinobu
(14:56)
Sekimoto Sekimoto Sekimoto
(11:16)
Sekimoto
(13:35)
X Sekimoto
(14:03)
Shinobu
(19:11)
Soya Soya
(10:43)
Soya
(13:22)
Kawakami
(12:49)
Sekimoto
(14:03)
X Soya
(9:02)
Shinobu Hashimoto
(12:59)
Shinobu
(10:41)
Shinobu
(14:56)
Shinobu
(19:11)
Soya
(9:02)
X
Semifinals Finals
      
A1 Shuji Ishikawa Pin
B2 Manabu Soya 11:21
A1 Shuji Ishikawa Pin
B1 Daisuke Sekimoto 13:11
B1 Daisuke Sekimoto Pin
A2 Yuko Miyamoto 13:36

2016Edit

The 2016 Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ took place from March 6 to April 10. On May 5 Ishikawa would unsuccessfully challenge Yuji Okabayashi for the BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Daichi Hashimoto 6 Hideki Suzuki 8
Hideyoshi Kamitani 6 Shuji Ishikawa 8
Daisuke Sekimoto 6 Ryota Hama 6
Kohei Sato 4 Yuji Okabayashi (C) 4
Seiya Sanada 4 Shinobu 2
Atsushi Maruyama 4 Yoshihisa Uto 2
Block A Hashimoto Kamitani Maruyama Sekimoto Sanada Sato
Hashimoto X Hashimoto
(14:31)
Maruyama
(13:11)
Hashimoto
(20:20)
Sanada
(11:23)
Hashimoto
(Forfeit)
Kamitani Hashimoto
(14:31)
X Kamitani
(13:28)
Kamitani
(21:37)
Sanada
(13:16)
Kamitani
(15:18)
Maruyama Maruyama
(13:11)
Kamitani
(13:28)
X Sekimoto
(13:28)
Maruyama
(13:55)
Sato
(9:59)
Sekimoto Hashimoto
(20:20)
Kamitani
(21:37)
Sekimoto
(13:28)
X Sekimoto
(13:54)
Sekimoto
(Forfeit)
Sanada Sanada
(11:23)
Sanada
(13:16)
Maruyama
(13:55)
Sekimoto
(13:54)
X Sato
(10:37)

Sato

Hashimoto
(Forfeit)
Kamitani
(15:18)
Sato
(9:59)
Sekimoto
(Forfeit)
Sato
(10:37)
X
Block B Hama Ishikawa Okabayashi Suzuki Shinobu Uto
Hama X Ishikawa
(8:15)
Hama
(11:56)
Suzuki
(7:24)
Hama
(6:50)
Hama
(4:43)
Ishikawa Ishikawa
(8:15)
X Ishikawa
(15:08)
Suzuki
(14:31)
Ishikawa
(14:15)
Ishikawa
(12:04)
Okabayashi Hama
(11:56)
Ishikawa
(15:08)
X Suzuki
(14:39)
Okabayashi
(16:14)
Okabayashi
(14:00)
Suzuki Suzuki

(7:24)

Suzuki
(14:31)
Suzuki
(14:39)
X Suzuki
(9:55)
Uto
(8:43)
Shinobu Hama
(6:50)
Ishikawa
(14:15)
Okabayashi
(16:14)
Suzuki
(9:55)
X Shinobu
(12:57)
Uto Hama
(4:43)
Ishikawa
(12:04)
Okabayashi
(14:00)
Uto
(8:43)
Shinobu
(12:57)
X
Semifinals Finals
      
A1 Daichi Hashimoto Pin
B2 Shuji Ishikawa 8:09
B2 Shuji Ishikawa Pin
A2 Hideyoshi Kamitani 22:54
B1 Hideki Suzuki CO
A2 Hideyoshi Kamitani 7:12

2018Edit

The 2018 Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ took place from March 8 to April 15. On April 14 after Hideki Suzuki defeated Yasufumi Nakanoue, Suzuki challenged finalist and reigning BJW World Strong Heavyweight Champion Daichi Hashimoto into a title match, which he accepted. The title match was later made official in the finals. The following day, Suzuki defeated Hashimoto to win the tournament and become the new BJW World Strong Heavyweight Champion.

Final standings
Block A Block B
Daichi Hashimoto (C) 8 Hideki Suzuki 8
Yasufumi Nakanoue 7 Daisuke Sekimoto 7
Ryota Hama 6 Ryuichi Kawakami 6
Hideyoshi Kamitani 5 Yoshihisa Uto 5
Yuya Aoki 2 Kazuki Hashimoto 2
Takuya Nomura 2 Kazumi Kikuta 2
Block A D. Hashimoto Kamitani Hama Nakanoue Nomura Aoki
D. Hashimoto X D. Hashimoto
(16:33)
D. Hashimoto
(9:16)
Nakanoue
(16:10)
D. Hashimoto
(15:07)
D. Hashimoto
(12:33)
Kamitani D. Hashimoto
(16:33)
X Hama
(9:43)
Draw
(20:00)
Kamitani
(16:37)
Kamitani
(11:07)
Hama D. Hashimoto
(9:16)
Hama
(9:43)
X Nakanoue
(10:46)
Hama
(7:13)
Hama
(7:34)
Nakanoue Nakanoue
(16:10)
Draw
(20:00)
Nakanoue
(10:46)
X Nakanoue
(9:18)
Aoki
(8:45)
Nomura D. Hashimoto
(15:07)
Kamitani
(16:37)
Hama
(7:13)
Nakanoue
(9:18)
X Nomura
(9:40)
Aoki D. Hashimoto
(12:33)
Kamitani
(11:07)
Hama
(7:34)
Aoki
(8:45)
Nomura
(9:40)
X
Block B Sekimoto Suzuki Kawakami Uto K. Hashimoto Kikuta
Sekimoto X Sekimoto
(12:27)
Kawakami
(16:43)
Draw
(20:00)
Sekimoto
(10:42)
Sekimoto
(10:37)
Suzuki Sekimoto
(12:27)
X Suzuki
(10:14)
Suzuki
(10:42)
Suzuki
(3:39)
Suzuki
(6:54)
Kawakami Kawakami
(16:43)
Suzuki
(10:14)
X Uto
(13:03)
Kawakami
(10:41)
Kawakami
(8:24)
Uto Draw
(20:00)
Suzuki
(10:42)
Uto
(13:03)
X Uto
(10:07)
Kikuta
(7:42)
K. Hashimoto Sekimoto
(10:42)
Suzuki
(3:39)
Kawakami
(10:41)
Uto
(10:07)
X K. Hashimoto
(10:02)
Kikuta Sekimoto
(10:37)
Suzuki
(6:54)
Kawakami
(8:24)
Kikuta
(7:42)
K. Hashimoto
(10:02)
X
Semifinals Finals
      
A1 Daichi Hashimoto Pin
B2 Daisuke Sekimoto 15:13
A1 Daichi Hashimoto Pin
B1 Hideki Suzuki 16:02
B1 Hideki Suzuki Sub
A2 Yasufumi Nakanoue 14:05


2020Edit

The 2020 Ikkitousen ~ Strong Climb ~ is taking place from March 3 to April 12. Some of the matches would be cancelled due to 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

Final standings
Block A Block B Block C Block D
Daichi Hashimoto (C) 4 Daisuke Sekimoto 6 Quiet Storm 4 Jake Lee 6
Ryuichi Kawakami 4 Kohei Sato 4 Yuji Hino 4 Kazumi Kikuta 4
T-Hawk 4 Taishi Takizawa 4 Ryota Hama 2 Yuya Aoki 2
Yoshiki Inamura 4 Isami Kodaka 2 Yuji Okabayashi 2 Yasufumi Nakanoue 2
Akira Hyodo 2

Kazuki Hashimoto

0 Hideyoshi Kamitani 0 Takuya Nomura 2
Block A D. Hashimoto Kawakami Hyodo T-Hawk Inamura
D. Hashimoto X Kawakami
(18:29)
Cancelled Kawakami
(16:04)
Hashimoto
(14:51)
Kawakami Kawakami
(18:29)
X Hyodo
(10:53)
Kawakami
(12:54)
Inamura
(11:00)
Hyodo Cancelled Hyodo
(10:53)
X T-Hawk
(9:18)
Inamura
(8:09)
T-Hawk Hashimoto
(14:51)
Kawakami
(16:04)
T-Hawk
(9:18)
X T-Hawk
(9:20)
Inamura Hashimoto
(14:51)
Inamura
(11:00)
Inamura
(8:09)
T-Hawk
(9:20)
X
Block B Sekimoto K. Hashimoto Sato

Takizawa

Kodaka
Sekimoto X Sekimoto
(11:45)
Sekimoto
(13:50)
Takizawa
(13:50)
Sekimoto
(16:15)
K. Hashimoto Sekimoto
(11:45)
X Cancelled Takizawa
(9:43)
Cancelled

Sato

Cancelled Sekimoto
(13:50)
X Sato
(10:03)
Sato
(10:08)
Takizawa Takizawa
(13:50)
Takizawa
(9:43)
Sato
(10:03)
X Kodaka
(11:04)
Kodaka Sekimoto
(16:15)
Cancelled Sato
(10:08)
Kodaka
(11:04)
X
Block C Okabayashi

Hama

Kamitani

Hino

Storm

Okabayashi

X Hama
(9:42)
Cancelled Cancelled Okabayashi
(11:39)

Hama

Hama
(9:42)
X Cancelled Hino
(7:06)
Cancelled
Kamitani Cancelled Cancelled X Hino
(14:30)
Storm
(9:07)
Hino Cancelled Hino
(7:06)
Hino
(14:30)
X Storm
(15:31)
Storm Okabayashi
(11:39)
Cancelled Storm
(9:07)
Storm
(15:31)
X
Block D

Nomura

Nakanoue

Kikuta

Aoki

Lee

Nomura

X Nakanoue
(11:18)
Nomura
(10:21)
Cancelled Lee
(13:20)
Nakanoue Nakanoue
(11:18)
X Cancelled Aoki
(13:04)
Lee
(13:10)
Kikuta Nomura
(10:21)
Cancelled X Kikuta
(9:41)
Kikuta
(9:41)
Aoki Cancelled Aoki
(13:04)
Kikuta
(9:41)
X Lee
(12:23)
Lee Lee
(13:20)
Lee
(13:10)
Kikuta
(9:41)
Lee
(12:23)
X
Semifinals Finals
      
A1 Daichi Hashimoto Pin
B1 Daisuke Sekimoto 12:20
Daichi Hashimoto Pin
Quiet Storm 17:24
C1 Quiet Storm CO
D1 Jake Lee 4:53

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