CHIKARA rounded out their King of Trios weekend with a third and final night in Easton, PA on September 16.
Seven joshi talent were brought in from Japan for the tournament, with Team JWP, Team Sendai Girls and the team of Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Manami Toyota all advancing to the second round. However, on night two, Team JWP and Manami’s team were both knocked out of the tournament, with Team Sendai Girls being the only female team (or team that included a female) to advance to the semi-finals.
Team Sendai Girls battled Team ROH for the chance to advance to the final round, but unfortunately lost, according to a live report from PWInsider.com.
* Team ROH (Mike Bennett and The Young Bucks) def. Team Sendai Girls (Sendai Sachiko, Dash Chisako and Meiko Satomura) after a triple superkick followed by a More Bang for Your Buck on Satomura to advance to the finals (10:16).
* In a singles match, Ophidian def. Saturyne with the Ophidian Death Grip (10:12).
* Tsubasa Kuragaki and Commando Bolshoi def. Kaori Yoneyama and Manami Toyota when Kuragaki pinned Yoneyama after a Razor’s Edge/Dominator variation (14:33). The match was described as “wild and crazy”.
* Spectral Envoy def. Team ROH to win the 2012 King of Trios when Hallowicked made Mike Bennett tap out to the Chikara Special (20:28). The Batiri, Ophidian, and Delirious tried to interfere but Crossbones helped keep them at bay. CHIKARA’s Twitter account also says that during a part of the match where Team ROH had the advantage, it was thanks to Bennett’s girlfriend Maria Kanellis.