Back Breakers members
|Debut||March 12, 2017|
On January 7, 2017 Hajime Ohara defeated Taiji Ishimori to win GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship. On January 21 Ohara made his first successful title defense against Daisuke Harada. After the match, Hitoshi Kumano challenged Ohara into a title match. On March 12 Ohara made his second successful title defense against Kumano. Following the match's conclusion, Ohara stated in a backstage interview that the two would also be joining forces in the tag team division.
On March 25 Kumano and Ohara teamed up with the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions XX (Taiji Ishimori and Hi69) to face RATEL'S in a two out of three falls eight-man tag team match. During the final moments of the match Kumano and Ohara had miss communication with XX which lead them to losing the match. After the match, Kumano and Ohara attacked XX member Taiji Ishimori and challenged them for their titles. Later Noah announced the title match to be on April 22 during the first day of the Global Tag League. On April 7 Kumano and Ohara announced that their team name would be Back Breakers. On April 22 Kumano and Ohara unsuccessfully challenged XX for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. On May 27 Ohara lost the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship to HAYATA. In July Kumano and Ohara took part of the Global Junior Heavyweight Tag League. They would finish the tournament with four wins and three losses, they lost to MAO and Shunma Katsumata at the final day of the tournament costing them a place at the finals.
- Kumano's Finishing moves
- Kumagatame/Flash Package (Flash Rolling Small Package Hold)
- Fisherman's Suplex Hold
- MN (Argentine backbreaker)
- Ohara's Finishing moves
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- ↑ "虎王&シャイニング競演! “天才タッグ”丸藤&武藤が華麗勝利 3月12日(日)横浜文化体育館大会試合後コメント" (in ja). noah.co.jp. http://noah.co.jp/news_detail.php?news_id=9757.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Hajime Ohara". Puroresu Central. http://www.puroresucentral.com/ohara.html. Retrieved October 4, 2011.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 (in Japanese) Pro Wrestling Noah. http://www.noah.co.jp/profile040.php. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
- ↑ "2011 Smash results". Purolove. http://www.purolove.com/misc/smash/results11.php. Retrieved January 29, 2011.
- ↑ (in Japanese) Wrestling New Classic. May 27, 2012. http://wrestling-newclassic.com/2012-5-26-result.html. Retrieved May 26, 2012.
- ↑ "Winter Navig.2013 方舟新章～心に残るプロレス～" (in Japanese). Pro Wrestling Noah. http://www.noah.co.jp/result.php?tour_id=1222. Retrieved December 16, 2013.