Open the Triangle Gate Championship

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Open the Triangle Gate
Details
Current champion(s) Jimmyz (Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Susumu and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito)
Date won October 19, 2014
Date established November 7, 2004
Promotion Dragon Gate

The Open the Triangle Gate Championship is a professional wrestling trios title in Japanese promotion Dragon Gate. It was created on November 7, 2004 when The Italian Connection faction of Milano Collection AT, Anthony W. Mori & YOSSINO defeated Aagan Iisou's Shuji Kondo, Takuya Sugawara & "brother" YASSHI in a tournament final.[1] Each title belt's face has three emblems on it, shaped in a triangle, that represent Power, Technique & Mind.[2] Not including provisional reigns, there have been a total of 39 recognized individual champions and 42 recognized trios, who have had a combined 51 official reigns.


Title history[edit]

"P" indicates provisional title reigns.
# Wrestlers
(Individual reigns)
Reigns Successful defenses Date Location Notes
1 Italian Connection
Milano Collection AT (1), Anthony W. Mori (1) & YOSSINO (1)
1
2
November 7, 2004 Sapporo, Japan Defeated Aagan Iisou (Shuji Kondo, Takuya Sugawara & "brother" YASSHI) in a tournament final on the Rey de Parejas tour.[3]
- Blood Generation
CIMA (0), Naruki Doi (0) & Shingo Takagi (0)
P
-
February 23, 2005 Tokyo, Japan Defeated Final M2K (Keni'chiro Arai, Masaaki Mochizuki & Susumu Yokosuka) to become provisional champions due to Milano getting injured. This match was originally against Mochizuki, Yokosuka and K-ness, but K-ness was quickly replaced due to injury.[3]
2 Do FIXER
Dragon Kid (1), Genki Horiguchi (1) & Ryo Saito (1)
1
1
March 6, 2005 Sapporo, Japan This was a two out of three falls match on The Brave Gate Tour to decide the official champions, which Do FIXER won 2-1.[3]
3 Blood Generation
CIMA (1), Naruki Doi (1) & Don Fujii (1)
1
1
July 3, 2005 Kobe, Japan Won the title at Pro Wrestling Festival 2005 in Kobe.[3]
4 Do FIXER
Dragon Kid (2), Genki Horiguchi (2) & Ryo Saito (2)
2
1
July 9, 2005 Morodomi, Japan Won the title on the Rainbow Gate tour.[3]
5 Blood Generation
CIMA (2), Magnitude Kishiwada (1) & Masato Yoshino (2)
(Masato Yoshino formerly YOSSINO)
1
3
July 12, 2005 Tokyo, Japan This was originally a two out of three falls match on the Rainbow Gate tour, which Do FIXER won 2-1, winning both falls by disqualification; it was restarted as an elimination match, which Blood Generation won.[3]
- Vacated
-
-
May 27, 2006 Osaka, Japan Before this match, Yoshino and Kishiwada defected to Muscle Outlaw'z. Vacated due to CIMA, Yoshino and Kishiwada losing a title defense to the Muscle Outlaw'z Naruki Doi, Gamma & Naoki Tanizaki by disqualification on the Aggressive Gate tour.[3]
6 Blood Generation
BxB Hulk (1), CIMA (3) & Jack Evans (1)
1
0
August 20, 2006 Sapporo, Japan Defeated Do FIXER (Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito) in a tournament final on the The Gate of Adventure tour.[3]
7 Do FIXER
Dragon Kid (3), Genki Horiguchi (3) & Ryo Saito (3)
3
0
September 30, 2006 Osaka, Japan Won the title on the Storm Gate tour.[3]
8 Muscle Outlaw'z
Naruki Doi (2), Gamma (1) & Masato Yoshino (3)
1
0
November 19, 2006 Fukuoka, Japan Defeated Final M2K (K-ness, Yamato Onodera & Susumu Yokosuka) on the Crown Gate tour to become provisional champions when the titles were vacated by Do FIXER due to Dragon Kid suffering from appendicitis. The provisional reign was declared to be official on December 23, 2006 when a scheduled decision match against Do FIXER falls through due to Dragon's sustained illness.[1][3]
9 Pos.HEARTS
BxB Hulk (2), Anthony W. Mori (2) & Super Shisa (1)
1
0
December 26, 2006 Kobe, Japan Won the title at Live Gate.[3]
10 Muscle Outlaw'z
Naruki Doi (3), Gamma (2) & Masato Yoshino (4)
2
3
January 21, 2007 Kobe, Japan Won the title on the Primal Gate tour.[3]
11 Typhoon
CIMA (4), Ryo Saito (4) & Susumu Yokosuka (1)
1
1
March 25, 2007 Tsu, Japan Won the title at Memorial Gate.[3]
12 Muscle Outlaw'z
Naruki Doi (4), Gamma (3) & Magnitude Kishiwada (2)
1
0
April 9, 2007 Kobe, Japan Won the title at Live Gate.[3]
13 Typhoon
CIMA (5), Ryo Saito (5) & Susumu Yokosuka (2)
2
0
April 15, 2007 Yokkaichi, Japan Won the title on the Glorious Gate tour.[3]
14 New Hazard
BxB Hulk (3), Cyber Kong (1) & Shingo Takagi (1)
1
1
May 10, 2007 Tokyo, Japan Won the title on the Aggressive Gate tour.[3]
- Vacated
-
-
July 13, 2007 - Vacated due to Hulk suffering a jaw injury.[1]
15 Muscle Outlaw'z
Naruki Doi (5), Magnitude Kishiwada (3) & Masato Yoshino (5)
1
0
July 22, 2007 Kobe, Japan Defeated New Hazard (Cyber Kong, Jack Evans & Shingo Takagi) on the WrestleJAM tour.[4]
16 Mushozoku
Masaaki Mochizuki (1), Don Fujii (2)and K-ness (1)
1
3
September 9, 2007 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title on the Storm Gate tour.[5]
17 New Hazard
BxB Hulk (4), Cyber Kong (2) & Shingo Takagi (2)
2
1
February 24, 2008 Fukui, Japan Won the title on the Truth Gate tour.[3]
- Vacated
-
-
May 14, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Vacated after a title defense against Gamma, Genki Horiguchi & YAMATO on the Aggressive Gate tour ended in a no contest when Takagi and Kong betrayed Hulk to form Real Hazard. An immediate decision match was made.[3]
18 Real Hazard
Gamma (4), Shingo Takagi (3) & YAMATO (1)
1
1
May 14, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Defeated BxB Hulk, Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino on the Aggressive Gate tour.[3]
19 Tozawajuku
Keni'chiro Arai (1), Taku Iwasa (1) & Shinobu (1)
1
0
June 28, 2008 Nagoya, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Maximum tour.[3]
20 Real Hazard
Gamma (5), Yasushi Kanda (1) & YAMATO (2)
1
2
July 12, 2008 Akashi, Japan Won the title on the Rainbow Gate tour.[3]
21 Zetsurins
Masaaki Mochizuki (2),Don Fujii (3) and Magnitude Kishiwada (4)
1
3
September 28, 2008 Fukui, Japan Won the title at Memorial Gate.[3]
22 KAMIKAZE
Dragon Kid (4), Shingo Takagi (4) and Taku Iwasa (2)
1
2
February 15, 2009 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title on the Truth Gate tour.[3]
23 WARRIORS-5
CIMA (6), Gamma (6) & KAGETORA (1)
1
1
April 15, 2009 Tokyo, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Passion tour.[3]
23 WORLD-1
Masato Yoshino (6), BxB Hulk (5) & PAC (1)
1
2
June 7, 2009 Nagoya, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Maximum tour.[3]
25 Zetsurins
Masaaki Mochizuki (3) , Don Fujii (4) and Akebono (1)
1
3
October 14, 2009 Tokyo, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Victory tour.[3]
26 Deep Drunkers
Takuya Sugawara (1), Yasushi Kanda (2) and Kzy (1)
1
0
May 5, 2010 Nagoya, Japan Won the title at the Dead or Alive 2010 PPV.[3]
27 WARRIORS
CIMA (7), Gamma (7) & Genki Horiguchi (4)
1
1
May 13, 2010 Tokyo, Japan Won the title on the Aggressive Gate tour.[3]
28 WORLD-1
Naruki Doi (6), Naoki Tanizaki (1) & PAC (2)
1
0
June 20, 2010 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Maximum tour.[3]
29 WARRIORS
CIMA (8), Gamma (8) & Genki Horiguchi (5)
2
3
June 24, 2010 Osaka, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Maximum tour.[3]
30 Naoki Tanizaki (2), Takuya Sugawara (2) & Yasushi Kanda (3)
1
1
October 25, 2010 Miyazaki, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Victory tour.[3][6]
31 Blood Warriors
CIMA (9), Dragon Kid (5) and Ricochet (1)
1
5
December 26, 2010 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title at the Final Gate 2010 PPV.[3][7]
- Vacated
-
-
May 15, 2011 Sapporo, Japan Vacated due to Blood Warriors ejecting Dragon Kid from the group.[3]
32 Junction Three
Masato Yoshino (7), YAMATO (3) and Gamma (9)
1
2
June 18, 2011 Fukuoka, Japan Defeated Blood Warriors (CIMA, Naruki Doi and BxB Hulk) to win the vacant title on the Champion Gate tour.[3]
33 Blood Warriors
Kzy (2), Naoki Tanizaki (3) and Naruki Doi (7)
1
3
September 2, 2011 Kobe, Japan Won the title on the Storm Gate tour.[3]
- Vacated
-
-
January 19, 2012 Tokyo, Japan Vacated due to Kzy, Doi and Tomahawk T.T., replacing an injured Tanizaki, being disqualified in a title match against K-ness, Keni'chiro Arai and Taku Iwasa.[3]
34 Jimmys
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (6), Jimmy Kanda (4) and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito (6)
1
1
March 3, 2012 Osaka, Japan Won the title on the Champion Gate tour.[3]
35 World-1 International
Masato Yoshino (8), Naruki Doi (8) and Pac (3)
1
5
May 6, 2012 Nagoya, Japan Won the title at Dead or Alive 2012.[3]
- Vacated
-
-
July 22, 2012 Kobe, Japan Title vacated when Pac leaves Dragon Gate for WWE.[3]
36 Mad Blankey
Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk (6) and Naoki Tanisaki
1
2
August 19, 2012 Fukuoka, Japan Defeated CIMA, Gamma and Magnitude Kishiwada in the finals of the 2012 Summer Adventure Tag League to win the vacant title. Naoki Tanisaki not to be confused with Naoki Tanizaki.[3]
37 Kaettekita Veteran-gun
Gamma (10), HUB and Magnitude Kishiwada (5)
1
1
October 21, 2012 Osaka, Japan Won the title at The Gate of Destiny 2012.[3]
38 World-1 International
Masato Yoshino (9), Naruki Doi (9) and Shachihoko BOY
1
0
November 17, 2012 Osaka, Japan Won the title at Crown Gate 2012 in a three-way match, which also included the Jimmyz (Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Mr. Kyu Kyu Toyonaka Dolphin and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito.[3]
39 Jimmyz
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (7), Mr. Kyu Kyu Toyonaka Dolphin/Naoki Tanizaki (4) and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito (7)
1
4
November 23, 2012 Saga, Japan Won the title on the Crown Gate 2012 tour.
Dolphin won the right to change his name back to Naoki Tanizaki during the reign on January 27, 2013.
40 World-1 International
Naruki Doi (10), Rich Swann and Shachihoko BOY (2)
1
1
March 3, 2013 Osaka, Japan Won the title on the Champion Gate 2013 tour.
41 M2K
Masaaki Mochizuki (4), Jimmy Susumu (3) and K-Ness (2)
1
0
June 5, 2013 Tokyo, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Maximum tour.
42 Jimmyz
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (8), Jimmy Kanda (5) and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito (8)
2
1
June 16, 2013 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title on the Champion Gate tour.
43 Oretachi Veteran-gun
Dragon Kid (6), K-Ness (3) and Masaaki Mochizuki (5)
1
0
August 19, 2013 Miyazaki, Japan Won the title on the Gate of Generation tour.
- Vacated
-
-
September 7, 2013 Osaka, Japan Title vacated after Dragon Kid suffered a knee injury.
44 Mad Blankey
BxB Hulk (7), Cyber Kong (3) and YAMATO (4)
1
1
October 6, 2013 Fukuoka, Japan Defeated Monster Express (Akira Tozawa, Masato Yoshino and Shingo Takagi) on the Gate of Victory tour to win the vacant title.
45 Millennials
Eita, Flamita and T-Hawk (2)
1
0
December 5, 2013 Tokyo, Japan Won the title at Miracle Gate.
46 Jimmyz
(Jimmy Susumu (4), Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin (5) & Ryo "Jimmy" Saito (9))
1
3
December 22, 2013 Tokyo, Japan Won the title at The Final Gate 2013 in a three-way elimination match, which also included Oretachi Veteran-gun (Cima, Dragon Kid and Masaaki Mochizuki).
- Vacated
-
-
February 15, 2014 Nagoya, Japan Title vacated after Saito was sidelined with a back injury.
47 Jimmyz
(Jimmy Kanda (6), Jimmy Susumu (5) & Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin (6))
1
1
February 20, 2014 Kobe, Japan Won the title at Truth Gate by defeating Mad Blankey (Cyber Kong, Kzy and Naruki Doi) in a decision match.
48 Millennials
(Eita (2), T-Hawk (3) and U-T)
1
1
March 16, 2014 Wakayama, Japan Won the title at Memorial Gate 2014 in Wakayama.
49 Mad Blankey
(Cyber Kong (4), Kzy (3) and Naruki Doi (11))
1
3
June 14, 2014 Fukuoka, Japan Won the title at Champion Gate in Hakata in a three-way elimination match, also involving Oretachi Veteran-gun (Don Fujii, Dragon Kid and Masaaki Mochizuki).
50 Oretachi Veteran-gun
(Cima (10), Don Fujii (5) and Gamma (11))
1
0
October 9, 2014 Tokyo, Japan Won the title at The Gate of Victory.
51 Jimmyz
(Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!! (9), Jimmy Susumu (6) and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito (10))
1
1
October 19, 2014 Yokkaichi, Japan Won the title at The Gate of Victory.

List of reigns by length[edit]

As of December 28, 2014.

Wrestlers Days Held Date Won Date Lost
CIMA, Magnitude Kishiwada & Masato Yoshino 319 July 12, 2005 May 27, 2006
Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii & Akebono 203 October 14, 2009 May 5, 2010
Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii, K-ness 168 September 9, 2007 February 24, 2008
Masaaki Mochizuki,Don Fujii, Magnitude Kishiwada 140 September 28, 2008 February 15, 2009
CIMA, Dragon Kid and Ricochet 140 December 26, 2010 May 15, 2011
Kzy, Naoki Tanizaki & Naruki Doi 139 September 2, 2011 January 19, 2012
Masato Yoshino, BxB Hulk & PAC 129 June 7, 2009 October 14, 2009
CIMA, Gamma and Genki Horiguchi 123 June 24, 2010 October 25, 2010
Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito 119 March 6, 2005 July 3, 2005
Cyber Kong, Kzy & Naruki Doi 117 June 14, 2014 October 9, 2014
Milano Collection AT, Anthony W. Mori & YOSSINO 108 November 7, 2004 February 23, 2005
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Mr. Kyu Kyu Toyonaka Dolphin/Naoki Tanizaki and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito 100 November 23, 2012 March 3, 2013
Naruki Doi, Rich Swann and Shachihoko BOY 94 March 3, 2013 June 5, 2013
Eita, T-Hawk and U-T 90 March 16, 2014 June 14, 2014
BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong & Shingo Takagi 80 February 24, 2008 May 14, 2008
Gamma, Yasushi Kanda & YAMATO 78 July 12, 2008 September 28, 2008
Masato Yoshino, Naruki Doi & Pac 77 May 6, 2012 July 22, 2012
Masato Yoshino, YAMATO & Gamma 76 June 18, 2011 September 2, 2011
BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong & Shingo Takagi 64 May 10, 2007 July 13, 2007
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Kanda & Ryo "Jimmy" Saito 64 March 3, 2012 May 6, 2012
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Kanda & Ryo "Jimmy" Saito 64 June 16, 2013 August 19, 2013
Naruki Doi, Gamma & Masato Yoshino 63 January 21, 2007 March 25, 2007
Akira Tozawa, BxB Hulk and Naoki Tanisaki 63 August 19, 2012 October 21, 2012
Naoki Tanizaki, Takuya Sugawara and Yasushi Kanda 62 October 25, 2010 December 26, 2010
BxB Hulk, Cyber Kong and YAMATO 60 October 6, 2013 December 5, 2013
Dragon Kid, Shingo Takagi and Taku Iwasa 59 February 15, 2009 April 15, 2009
Jimmy Susumu, Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin
and Ryo "Jimmy" Saito
55 December 22, 2013 February 15, 2014
CIMA, Gamma & KAGETORA 53 April 15, 2009 June 7, 2009
Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito 50 September 30, 2006 November 19, 2006
Naruki Doi, Magnitude Kishiwada & Masato Yoshino 49 July 22, 2007 September 9, 2007
Gamma, Shingo Takagi & YAMATO 45 May 14, 2008 June 28, 2008
BxB Hulk, CIMA & Jack Evans 41 August 20, 2006 September 30, 2006
CIMA, Gamma and Genki Horiguchi 38 May 13, 2010 June 20, 2010
Naruki Doi, Gamma & Masato Yoshino 34 November 19, 2006 December 26, 2006
Gamma, HUB and Magnitude Kishiwada 27 October 21, 2012 November 17, 2012
BxB Hulk, Anthony W. Mori & Super Shisa 26 December 26, 2006 January 21, 2007
CIMA, Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka 25 April 15, 2007 May 10, 2007
Jimmy Kanda, Jimmy Susumi and
Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin
24 February 20, 2014 March 16, 2014
Dragon Kid, K-Ness and Masaaki Mochizuki 19 August 19, 2013 September 7, 2013
Eita, Flamita and T-Hawk 17 December 5, 2013 December 22, 2013
CIMA, Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka 15 March 25, 2007 April 9, 2007
Keni'chiro Arai, Taku Iwasa & Shinobu 14 June 28, 2008 July 12, 2008
CIMA, Naruki Doi & Shingo Takagi1 11 February 23, 2005 March 6, 2005
Masaaki Mochizuki, Jimmy Susumu and K-Ness 11 June 5, 2013 June 16, 2013
Cima, Don Fujii & Gamma 10 October 9, 2014 October 19, 2014
Takuya Sugawara, Yasushi Kanda & Kzy 8 May 5, 2010 May 13, 2010
CIMA, Naruki Doi & Don Fujii 6 July 3, 2005 July 9, 2005
Naruki Doi, Gamma & Magnitude Kishiwada 6 April 9, 2007 April 15, 2007
Masato Yoshino, Naruki Doi and Shachihoko BOY 6 November 17, 2012 November 23, 2012
Naruki Doi, Naoki Tanizaki & PAC 4 June 20, 2010 June 24, 2010
Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito 3 July 9, 2005 July 12, 2005
Genki Horiguchi H.A.Gee.Mee!!, Jimmy Susumu & Ryo "Jimmy" Saito 70+ October 19, 2014 Current champion

1This was a provisional championship reign.

List of combined reigns by length, by wrestler[edit]

Rank Wrestler # Of Reigns Combined Days
1. Masato Yoshino 9 845
2. CIMA 10 781
3. Naruki Doi 11 609
4. Genki Horiguchi 9 631+
5. Gamma 11 556
6. Magnitude Kishiwada 5 541
6. Masaaki Mochizuki 5 541
8. Don Fujii 5 527
9. Ryo Saito/Ryo "Jimmy" Saito 10 565+
10. BxB Hulk 7 463
11. Dragon Kid 6 390
12. Yasushi Kanda/Jimmy Kanda 6 357
13. Naoki Tanizaki/Mr. Kyu Kyu Toyonaka Dolphin/
Mr. Kyu Kyu Naoki Tanizaki Toyonaka Dolphin
6 327
14. Cyber Kong 4 321
15. Kzy 3 264
16. YAMATO 4 259
17. Shingo Takagi 4 248
18. PAC 3 210
19. Akebono 1 203
20. K-ness 3 198
21. Naoki Tanisaki/T-Hawk 3 170
22. Ricochet 1 140
23. Anthony W. Mori 3 134
24. Susumu Yokosuka/Jimmy Susumu 6 200+
25. Milano Collection AT 1 108
26. Eita 2 107
27. Shachihoko BOY 2 100
28. Rich Swann 1 94
29. U-T 1 90
30. Taku Iwasa 2 73
31. Takuya Sugawara 2 70
32. Akira Tozawa 1 63
33. KAGETORA 1 53
34. Jack Evans 1 41
35. HUB 1 27
36. Super Shisa 1 26
37. Flamita 1 17
38. Keni'chiro Arai 1 14
38. Shinobu 1 14

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Dragon Gate USA's Title Situation". Dragon Gate USA Pro Wrestling. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap "Open the Triangle Gate official title history" (in Japanese). Dragon Gate Official Site. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 
  4. ^ "DGUSA main page". Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  5. ^ "Dragon Gate Storm Gate tour results, September 9, 2007" (in Japanese). SportsNavi. Retrieved 2007-09-09. 
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