The Kobe Pro-Wrestling Festival (2013) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) promoted by Dragon Gate (DG). The event took place on July 17, 2013, in Kobe at Kobe World Memorial Hall. The main event was CIMA against Shingo Takagi for the Open The Dream Gate Championship. All in all, the event featured nine matches, four of which were contested for a championship. The event was the ninth event under the Kobe Pro-Wrestling Festival name and the nine in a row to take place at the Kobe World Memorial Hall. The event is available in their streaming service Dragon Gate Network.
Storylines[edit | edit source]
On June 16 M2K (Masaaki Mochizuki, K-ness and Jimmy Susumu) lost the Open the Triangle Gate Championship to Jimmyz (Jimmy Kanda, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Ryo “Jimmy” Saito) after the match Kzy challenged Jimmyz for the Open the Triangle Gate Champions saying that Mad Blankey wanted a chance for the titles and Mochizuki started to feud with YAMATO and the two agreed to a match at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival.
On June 23 Naruki Doi and Ricochet challenge Mad Blankey (Akira Tozawa and BxB Hulk) for the Open the Twin Gate Championship at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival later that night Shingo Takagi won the Cima Royale to become the #1 Contender for the Open The Dream Gate Championship and Takagi's match against CIMA was going to be at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival also it was announced that "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa would face Yoshiaki Fujiwara at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival.
On June 28 K-ness defeated Mr. Quu Quu Tanizaki Naoki Toyonaka Dolphin to become the #1 Contender of the Open The Brave Gate Championship and K-ness match against Masato Yoshino was announced to be at the Kobe World Hall Pro Wrestling Festival.
On July 7 Gamma challenge Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! for the Open the Triangle Gate Champions but Mad Blankey had the first chance and Gamma asked the Dragon Gate fans to be part of the match and they accepted and it was announced that it would be a Nine Man Three Way Tag Team Elimination Match for the Open The Triangle Gate Champions.
Results[edit | edit source]
|1||Rich Swann and Shachihoko BOY and Super Shisa defeated Chihiro Tominaga and Super Shenlong II and Kotoka||Six-man tag team match||7:07|
|2||Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa||Singles match Bosou 10 Match Series Submission Chapter||0:20|
|3||Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa||Singles match||8:27|
|4||Cyber Kong, HUB and NOSAWA Rongai defeated Jimmyz (Jimmy Kagetora, Jimmy Susumu and Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin)||Six-man tag team match||10:18|
|5||Jimmyz (Jimmy Kanda, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! and Ryo “Jimmy” Saito) (c) defeated We Are Team Veteran (Don Fujii, Dragon Kid and Gamma) and Mad Blankey (Kzy, Mondai Ryu and Uhaa Nation)||Nine Man Three Way Six Man Tag Team Elimination Match for the Open The Triangle Gate Championship||21:43|
|6||Masato Yoshino (c) defeated K-ness||Singles Match for the Open The Brave Gate Championship||18:18|
|7||YAMATO defeated Masaaki Mochizuki||No Disqualification match||21:05|
|8||World-1 International (Naruki Doi, and Ricochet) defeated Mad Blankey (BxB Hulk and Akira Tozawa) (c)||Tag team match for the Open The Twin Gate Championship||24:19|
|9||Shingo Takagi defeated CIMA (c)||Singles Match for the Open The Dream Gate Championship||37:33|
Six Man Tag Team elimination match[edit | edit source]
|Elimination||Wrestler||Team||Eliminated by||Elimination move||Time||Ref.|
|1||Kzy||Mad Blankey||Dragon Kid||Pin||18:48|
|2||Gamma||We Are Team Veteran||Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!||Pinned after a Backslide Times||21:43|
|Winners:||Jimmyz (Jimmy Kanda, Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! and Ryo “Jimmy” Saito) (still the Open the Triangle Gate Champions)|