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New Years Unit War 6 Man Tag Team Tournament
NewYearsUnitWar6ManTagTeamTournament
Promotional image featuring the Teams participating in the tournament
Theme
song(s)
"OPEN THE DREAM GATE" by Diamond✡Yukai
Information
Promotion Dragon Gate
Sponsor(s) GAORA
Date January 18, 2017
Attendance 1850
Venue Korakuen Hall
City Tokyo, Japan
Pay-per-view chronology

Final Gate (2016) New Years Unit War 6 Man Tag Team Tournament Champion Gate in Osaka (2017)


The New Years Unit War 6 Man Tag Team Tournament (新春ユニット対抗6人タッグトーナメント Shinshun yunitto taikō 6-ri taggutōnamento?) was a single-elimination trios tournament held in Dragon Gate to determine the strongest team in the promotion for the year. The tournament was held in one show.

WinnersEdit

Year Winners Stable
2016 VerserK (Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman) VerserK VERZERK15b

Announced competitors Edit

On January 6, 2016 Dragon Gate announced a trios tournament named New Years Unit War 6 Man Tag Team Tournament one night trios tournament on January 18 and the first round will be contested under 2 count rules and the rest of the rounds will be normal 3 count rules. It was also announced the stables that will be part of the tournament. The stables that will be part of the tournament are Over Generation, VerserK, Jimmyz, Tribe Vanguard and some Unaffiliated teams. It will be two teams from VerserK, one from Over Generation, one from Jimmyz and one from Tribe Vanguard, and it will also have three Unaffiliated teams. Later Kaito Ishida was replaced by Punch Tominaga.

ParticipantsEdit

Wrestlers Stable
Jimmy Susumu, Ryo "Jimmy" Saito and Jimmy Kanda Jimmyz Jimmy Logo v1
YAMATO, BxB Hulk and Kzy Tribe Vanguard Tribe Vanguard3
Eita, Takehiro Yamamura and Punch Tominaga Over Generation Over Generation
Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman VerserK VERZERK15b
"brother" YASSHI, Cyber Kong and Mondai Ryu Verserk VERZERK15b
Masato Yoshino, Ben-K and Kotoka Unaffiliated Dragon Gate logo
Naruki Doi, Masaaki Mochizuki and Big R Shimizu Unaffiliated Dragon Gate logo
Don Fujii, Hyou Watanabe and Yuki Yoshioka Unaffiliated Dragon Gate logo

ReplacedEdit

These participants were taken out of the tournament for a specific reason and therefore were replaced by another competitor.

Wrestler Progression in the tournament Reason Replacing wrestler
Kaito Ishida Replaced before the official start of the tournament Injury Punch Tominaga

Tournament bracketEdit

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VerserK (Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman), the winners of the New Years Unit War 6 Man Tag Team Tournament

  First round
January 18
Semifinal
January 18
Final
January 18
                           
   Tribe Vanguard (YAMATO, BxB Hulk and Kzy) Pin  
 Don Fujii, Hyou Watanabe and Yuki Yoshioka 08:00  
   Tribe Vanguard (YAMATO, BxB Hulk and Kzy) Pin  
   Masato Yoshino, Ben-K and Kotoka 09:18  
 Masato Yoshino, Ben-K and Kotoka Pin
   Over Generation (Eita, Takehiro Yamamura and Punch Tominaga) 04:27  
     Masato Yoshino, Ben-K and Kotoka Pin
   VerserK (Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman) 16:23
   Jimmyz (Jimmy Susumu, Ryo "Jimmy" Saito and Jimmy Kanda) Pin  
 VerserK ("brother" YASSHI, Cyber Kong and Mondai Ryu) 06:21  
   Jimmyz (Jimmy Susumu, Ryo "Jimmy" Saito and Jimmy Kanda 11:02
   VerserK (Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman) Pin  
 VerserK (Shingo Takagi, T-Hawk and El Lindaman) Pin
   Naruki Doi, Masaaki Mochizuki and Big R Shimizu 09:41  


Non-Tournament matches Edit

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Kagetora, Yosuke♥Santa Maria, Shachihoko BOY defeated CIMA, Dragon Kid, Gamma, "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa Eight-man Tag team match 0:13
2 Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Kagetora, Yosuke♥Santa Maria, Shachihoko BOY defeated CIMA, Dragon Kid, Gamma, "Hollywood" Stalker Ichikawa Eight-man Tag team match 11:08

See also Edit

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