NJPW G1 Special In San Francisco
July 7, 2018
The Cow Palace
San Francisco, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Chaos (Roppongi 3K, Yoshi Hashi, Rocky Romero and Gedo) vs. The Bullet Club (The Guerrillas Of Destiny, King Haku, Yujiro Takahashi and Chase Owens) in a 10-Man Tag Team Match
Hashi and Haku will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Haku applies a waist lock. Hashi transitions into a side headlock. Hashi is trying to chop Haku down to size. Hashi dropkicks Haku. Hashi kicks Haku in the gut. Hashi is throwing haymakers at Haku. Haku reverses out of the irish whip from Hashi. Haku with a Corner Clothesline to Hashi. Haku tags in Loa. GOD and Haku delivers a Triple HeadButt. Hashi tags in Romero. Romero goes for a shoulder tackle, but Loa stands still. Romero ducks a clothesline from Loa. Romero with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Romero follows that with Forever Clotheslines. Loa drives Romero back first into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga lands a Stinger Splash. A pier six brawls breaks out in the ringside area.
Haku connects with a PileDriver for a two count. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. Loa stomps on Romero’s back. Loa bounces Romero’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Loa tags in Owens. Owens with shots to the midsection of Romero. Romero fires back with multiple open hand chops. Owens with a Back Breaker for a two count. Owens tags in Takahashi. Takahashi thrust kicks the midsection of Romero. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Takahashi applies a rear chin lock. Romero is trying to create separation.
Owens blasts Romero with a Running Knee Lift. Romero negates the tandem offense from Owens and Takahashi. Romero with a Double Hurricanrana. Romero tags in Yoh. Yoh unloads multiple dropkicks. Yoh with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Takahashi. Yoh tags in Sho. Yoh clears the ring. R3K are double teaming Takahashi. Takahashi shoves Sho into Yoh. Takahashi drops Sho with a Reverse DDT. Takahashi tags in Tonga.
Tonga repeatedly stomps on Sho’s chest. Tonga bodyslams Sho. Tonga follows that with a Elbow Drop. Sho responds with a Spear. Sho tags in Gedo. Gedo with clubbing jabs to GOD. Gedo decks Tonga with a JawBreaker. Owens SuperKicks Gedo. Hashi responds with a Western Lariat. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot to Hashi. R3K takes out Takahashi. Romero lands a SomerSault Plancha. Gedo SuperKicks Tonga for a two count. Haku grabs Gedo by his hair. Tonga plants Gedo with The Gun Stun to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bullet Club (The Guerrillas Of Destiny, King Haku, Yujiro Takahashi and Chase Owens) via Pinfall
Second Match: Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Suzuki Gun (Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr)
Ishii and Suzuki will start things off. Suzuki kicks Ishii in the gut. Suzuki with a Helluva Kick to Ishii. Suzuki and Ishii are trading clubbing forearm shivers. Ishii drops Suzuki with a Shoulder Tackle. Ishii tells Suzuki to bring it. Instead Sabre and Yano are tagged in. Suzuki and Ishii starts brawling on the floor. Yano is playing mind games with Sabre. Yano wants Sabre to shake his hand. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Yano runs to the top rope to create separation. Yano pokes Sabre in the eye. Yano backs himself in between the ropes.
Sabre applies a standing ankle hold. Sabre uppercuts Yano. Yano responds with a leg sweep. Sabre with a Double Wrist Lock to Yano. Suzuki knocks Ishii off the ring apron. Suzuki repeatedly whips Ishii into the steel guard rail. Sabre applies a Reverse Indian Death Lock. Sabre transitions into a Kimura Lock. Suzuki Gun hits their Single Leg Boston Crab/Ankle Hold Combination. Sabre tags in Suzuki. Suzuki stomps on Yano’s chest. Suzuki tags in Sabre. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half.
Suzuki starts paint brushing Yano. Yano creates distance with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Suzuki with a Big Boot to Ishii. Ishii responds with clubbing forearm smashes. Ishii with a Corner Clothesline to Suzuki. Ishii repeatedly kicks Suzuki in the face. Suzuki is pissed. Following a long forearm exchange, Ishii slaps Suzuki in the face. Suzuki levels Ishii with Multiple Palm Strikes. Suzuki applies a Sleeper Hold. Ishii escapes with a Snap Mare TakeOver. Ishii hits a Belly to Back Suplex.
Ishii tags in Yano. Yano rakes the eyes of Sabre. Yano rips off the turnbuckle pad. Sabre locks in The Octopus Stretch. Ishii breaks the submission hold. Suzuki tosses Ishii out of the ring. Suzuki slaps Ishii in the chest. Sabre blocks a low blow from Yano. Sabre with The European Clutch for a two count. Sabre follows that with a Uppercut Forearm. Sabre twists the shoulder of Yano. Ishii clotheslines Sabre. Yano with the inside cradle from to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano via Pinfall
Third Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kushida w/Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Hangman Page & Marty Scrull
Kushida and Scrull will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kushida applies a waist lock. Kushida transitions into a wrist lock. Kushida continues to grapple around Scrull. Kushida goes back to the waist lock. Scrull drives his hips into the midsection of Kushida. Scrull locks in a Octopus Hold. Kushida with a wrist lock takedown to Scrull. Scrull responds with a HeadScissors Escape. Tanahashi and Page are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Page applies a side headlock. Tanahashi reverses the hold. Page grabs Tanahashi by his hair. Tanahashi returns the favor. Tanahashi delivers multiple bodyshots. Tanahashi decks Page with a Back Elbow Smash. Tanahashi follows that with a Crossbody Block off the second rope. Tanahashi tags in Kushida.
Kushida with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Kushida applies a wrist lock. Page lowers the rope which sends Kushida tumbling to the outside. Scrull knocks Tanahashi off the ring apron. Scrull SuperKicks Kushida. Page lands a Shooting Star Press off the ring apron. Page and Scrull lays out Taguchi. Page drop toe holds Kushida into a Sliding Boot from Scrull. Page and Scrull hits their Standing MoonSault/Fist Drop Combination for a two count. Page tags in Scrull. Scrull with a Corner Clothesline to Kushida. Kushida responds with a Tip Up Dropkick. Kushida with a HandSpring Back Elbow Strike to Scrull. Kushida tags in Tanahashi.
Tanahashi drops Scrull with a Running Forearm Smash. Tanahashi dropkicks Page off the apron. Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Scrull. Tanahashi follows that with a SlingBlade. Tanahashi with a SomerSault Senton for a two count. Tanahashi goes for another SlingBlade, but Scrull counters with a CrossFace Chicken Wing. Tanahashi and Scrull are trading back and forth shots. Tanahashi tags in Kushida. Kushida repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Scrull. Kushida with a Hip Toss to Scrull. Kushida hits a Cartwheel Dropkick.
Tanahashi with a SlingBlade to Page. Scrull thrust kicks the midsection of Tanahashi. Scrull stomps on Kushida’s hand. Kushida negates The Finger Snap. Kushida floats over into a HoverBoard Lock. Tanahashi gets Page trapped in a Texas CloverLeaf. Tanahashi goes for a SlingShot Crossbody Block, but Page ducks out of the way. Page delivers a BuckShot Lariat. Scrull tags in Page. Page goes for The Rite Of Passage, but Kushida rolls him over for a two count. Kushida rocks Page with an OverHead Kick. Kushida goes for another HoverBoard Lock, but Page counters with The Rite Of Passage to pickup the victory.
Winner: Marty Scrull & Hangman Page via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Jeff Cobb For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cobb backs Goto into the ropes. Goto turns Cobb over. Goto kicks Cobb in the gut. Goto ignores the referee’s call for the clean break. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Goto. Cobb goes for a shoulder tackle, but Goto stand stills. Goto tells Cobb to bring it. Cobb drops Goto with a Leaping Shoulder Tackle. Cobb delivers multiple uppercuts. Cobb with an Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex to Goto. Goto kicks Cobb in the jaw. Cobb knocks Goto off the top turnbuckle. Cobb blasts Goto with a Knife Edge Chop. Goto responds with a Open Hand Chop. Cobb with a Forearm Smash to Goto. Goto lowers the top rope which sends Cobb crashing to the outside.
Goto hits a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Goto whips Cobb face first across the steel ring post. Goto drives his elbow into the back of Cobb. Goto rolls Cobb back into the ring. Goto continues to focus on the back of Cobb. Following a snap mare takeover, Goto lands Two Elbow Drops for a two count. Goto applies a Cravate. Goto transitions into a HeadScissors Neck Lock. Cobb gets back to a vertical base. Cobb dropkicks Goto. Cobb is measuring up Goto. Cobb with a Chop/Forearm Combination. Cobb follows that with a Leaping European Uppercut. Cobb connects with The Athletic Plex for a two count.
Cobb with a Running Samoan Drop to Goto. Cobb goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Goto ducks out of the way. Goto blasts Cobb with a Spinning Heel Kick. Goto with a Saito Suplex for a two count. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Cobb blocks it. Cobb drops Goto with a Forearm Smash. Cobb drives Goto back first into the turnbuckle pad. Cobb with a Running PowerSlam for a two count. Cobb levels Goto with an Inside Out Lariat. Cobb with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Cobb goes for The Wrath Of The Gods, but Goto counters with a Sleeper Hold. Goto with a Western Lariat to Cobb. Goto HeadButts Cobb. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Goto plants Cobb with The GTR to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still NEVER OpenWeight Champion, Hirooki Goto via Pinfall
Fifth Match: The Young Bucks (c) vs. EVIL & Sanada For The IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
Nick Jackson and Sanada will start things off. Sanada knocks Matt off the ring apron. Nick sends EVIL crashing to the outside. Nick leapfrogs over Sanada. Sanada locks in Skull End. The Bucks and LIJ swings and misses on four elbow drops. Sanada applies a HeadScissors Neck Lock. Matt responds with a Triple SharpShooter. The Bucks with a Double Hip Toss to Sanada. The Bucks delivers Stereo Basement Dropkicks. Nick kicks EVIL off the ring apron. Sanada dropkicks Nick in mid-air. EVIL thrust kicks the left leg of Matt. Sanada whips Nick to the corner. Nick goes for a Desperation Boot, but Sanada counters with a Single Leg TakeDown. Sanada applies The Paradise Lock. Sanada with a Basement Dropkick to Nick. Sanada tags in EVIL.
Sanada drops Nick with a Back Elbow Strike. EVIL follows that with a Senton Splash for a two count. EVIL applies a Bow and Arrow Stretch. Nick creates distance with a Rolling Kick. Sanada wisely prevents Nick from making the tag to his brother. EVIL rakes the eyes of Nick. Nick attacks Sanada. EVIL goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Nick lands back on his feet. Nick ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Nick tags in Matt. Matt fires up with multiple clothesline. Matt with a Chop/Haymaker Combination to EVIL. Matt rams his shoulders into the midsection of EVIL. Matt wipes out Sanada with a Flying Cutter. Matt locks in The SharpShooter. EVIL crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.
Nick blasts Sanada with The PK. Nick with a SlingShot FaceBuster to EVIL. Sanada applies Skull End on the floor. Matt breaks the submission with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. EVIL clotheslines Matt over the top rope. EVIL goes for a Suicide Dive, but The Bucks counters with Stereo SuperKicks. Sanada wraps this sequence with a Double Missile Dropkick. Sanada and Matt are trading back and forth shots. Sanada with a Swinging Skull End to Matt. Sanada goes for a MoonSault, but Matt ducks out of the way. Matt delivers a Tornado DDT on the apron. Matt lands a 450 Splash for a two count. Matt goes back to The SharpShooter. Nick delivers with a SpringBoard Swanton Bomb. Nick takes out EVIL with a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Sanada finally reaches the bottom rope.
The Bucks goes for The More Bang For Your Buck, but Sanada gets his knees up in the air. Sanada tags in EVIL. EVIL unloads Three Belly to Back Suplex’s. EVIL with a Corner Clothesline to Nick. EVIL with Darkness Falls for a two count. EVIL goes for the STO, but Nick blocks it. LIJ with The Magic Killer for a two count. Sanada tosses Matt out of the ring. Matt sends Sanada crashing back first into the steel guard rail. The Bucks inadvertently takes out the referee with a Double SuperKick.
Nick and EVIL are playing hot potato with a steel chair. SuperKick Party breaks out in San Francisco. The Bucks goes for The Meltzer Driver, but Sanada gets in the way. LIJ with a Meltzer Driver of their own for a two count. LIJ follows that with another Magic Killer for a two count. Sanada with a SlingShot Crossbody Block to Nick. Matt SuperKicks EVIL. Matt drops EVIL with The STO. The Bucks SuperKicks Sanada in mid-air. The Bucks plants EVIL with The Meltzer Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, The Young Bucks via Pinfall
Sixth Match: Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito & Bushi
Okada and Naito will start things off. Naito is playing mind games with Okada. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Okada backs Naito into the ropes. Okada pats Naito on the chest. Naito kicks Okada in the gut. Naito tosses Okada out of the ring. Naito does his signature tranquilo pose. Bushi and Sabre are tagged in. Bushi kicks Ospreay in the gut. Bushi slips over Ospreay’s back. Bushi goes for a HeadScissors TakeOver, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a Basement Dropkick to Bushi. Ospreay kicks Naito in the face. Ospreay sweeps the legs of Bushi. LIJ fires back with multiple basement dropkicks. Bushi applies a rear chin lock on the middle rope.
Naito and Okada are brawling on the outside. Bushi is choking Ospreay with his boot. Bushi tags in Naito. Naito whips Ospreay to the corner. Naito delivers a Rebound Dropkick. Naito spits at Okada. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi wraps his t-shirt around Ospreay’s neck. The referee yells at Bushi. Bushi tags in Naito. Naito repeatedly kicks the back of Ospreay back. Ospreay is throwing haymakers at Naito. Naito kicks Ospreay in the gut. Ospreay responds with a Forearm Smash. Ospreay dives over Naito. Ospreay decks Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay tags in Okada.
Okada clears the ring. Okada ducks a clothesline from Naito. Okada drops Naito with a Running Back Elbow Strike. Bushi attacks Okada from behind. Okada flapjacks Bushi on top of Naito. Okada bodyslams Naito. Okada follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Okada goes for a TombStone PileDriver, but Naito counters with a knee strike. Naito dropkicks the back of Okada. Naito goes for The Destino, but Okada blocks it. Naito rocks Okada with a Step Enzuigiri. Okada says no to Gloria. Okada dropkicks Naito. Naito goes for a Tornado DDT, but Okada counters with a Reverse NeckBreaker. Okada tags in Ospreay.
Ospreay with a Bicycle Kick to Bushi. Ospreay and Bushi are trading back and forth shots. Ospreay SuperKicks Bushi. Bushi kicks Ospreay in the jaw. Bushi fires off a Missile Dropkick. Bushi with a Leaping Double Knee Strike. Bushi connects with a Swinging NeckBreaker fro a two count. Naito tosses Okada out of the ring. Bushi hits The CodeBreaker for a two count. Bushi goes for MX, but Ospreay counters with a Leg Lariat. Naito with a low kick to Ospreay. Naito avoids The Rain Maker. Okada dropkicks Naito. Ospreay with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Ospreay plants Bushi with The Storm Breaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Dragon Lee For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Lee starts things off with a HeadScissors TakeOver off the ring apron. Lee sends Takahashi back first to the steel guard rail. Lee clotheslines Takahashi. Lee lands a Suicide Dive. Lee rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Lee with a Rebound Dropkick to Takahashi. Lee mocks Naito. Lee delivers clubbing forearms in the corner. Lee with a Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Lee kicks Takahashi in the face. Lee applies a rear chin lock. Lee kicks Takahashi in the back. Takahashi with a HeadScissors TakeOver to Lee. Takahashi follows that with a Corner Clothesline. Takahashi with a ShotGun Dropkick off the apron. Takahashi wraps this sequence with a Flying Senton Bomb to the outside.
Takahashi repeatedly drives his elbow across the jaw of Lee. Takahashi and Lee are trading back and forth shots. Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Takahashi places Lee on the top turnbuckle. Lee is trying to pump up the crowd. Lee HeadButts Takahashi. Lee gets Takahashi tied in the tree of woe. Lee with a brutal Flying Double Foot Stomp. Takahashi responds with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Takahashi and Lee avoids the referee’s twenty count. Takahashi with a Corner Clothesline to Lee. Lee responds with a Running Clothesline. Takahashi and Lee are trading German Suplex’s in the center of the ring.
Lee with a Bicycle Kick to Takahashi. Takahashi responds with a German Suplex. Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Lee hits a Reverse FrankenSteiner. Takahashi delivers an Inside Out Lariat. Follow a long open palm strike exchange, Lee rocks Takahashi with a Leg Lariat. Takahashi fires back with a TurnBuckle Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Lee fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Lee goes for a Cradle Driver, but Takahashi blocks it.
Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Lee with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Lee goes for Desnucadora, but Takahashi counters with a Triangle Choke. Lee creates distance with a Release Dragon Driver. Lee connects with The Desnucadora for a two count. Takahashi with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb to Lee for a two count. Takahashi plants Lee with The Time Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Hiromu Takahashi via Pinfall
Eight Match: Jay White (c) vs. Juice Robinson For The IWGP United States Championship
Robinson tackles White after the bell rings. White transitions into a ground and pound attack. Robinson turns him over. Robinson with a Running Crossbody Block to White. Robinson follows that with a Flying Cannonball Strike. Robinson repeatedl throws White into the steel guard rail. Robinson rolls White back into the ring. Robinson delivers multiple right jabs. Robinson blasts White with a Knife Edge Chop. Robinson drops White with a Body Avalanche. White sends Robinson tumbling to the floor. White puts Robinson through the security railing. White mocks Robinson. White with a Knife Edge Chop to Robinson. White continues to throw Robinson around the ringside area.
White with a Half and Half Suplex for a two count. White with clubbing blows across the back of Robinson. White stomps on the injured left hand of Robinson. White applies a hammer lock. White bodyslams Robinson. White talks smack to the crowd. White goes back to the hammer lock. Robinson is trying to build momentum. Robinson HeadButts White. White avoids a Leg Lariat from Robinson. White delivers a Saito Suplex. White locks in The Last Chancery. Robinson crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.
White is lighting up Robinson’s chest. White drops Robinson with a Running European Uppercut. White continues to mock Robinson. White unloads multiple left jabs. Robinson and White are trading knife edge chops. White with a Swinging Arm-Ringer to Robinson. Robinson responds with a SpineBuster. Robinson follows that with Two Corner Clotheslines. Robinson goes for another Cannonball Strike, but White counters with a FlatLiner. White with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. White applies a Sitting Nelson Lock. White with a Vertical Suplex which sends Robinson crashing into Jim Ross.
Josh Barnett runs after White. Red Shoes is trying to calm down Barnett. The entire Cow Palace is calling White an Asshole. White shoves the referee. Robinson avoids a brutal chair shot from White. White with a Saito Suplex on the floor. White applies a waist lock. White goes for a Back Body Drop, but Robinson lands back on his feet. Robinson with a SpineBuster to White. White responds with another FlatLiner. Robinson with a Side Russian Leg Sweep off the apron. White and Robinson avoids the referee’s twenty count.
Robinson with a Cannonball Strike to White. Robinson places White on the top turnbuckle. Robinson HeadButts White. Robinson connects with a SuperPlex for a two count. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but White blocks it. White is mauling Robinson with vicious elbow strikes. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Robinson blocks it. Red shoes prevents Robinson from deliver the signature knockout punch.
White shoves Robinson into the turnbuckle pad. White low blows Robinson behind the referee’s back. Robinson attacks White with the illegal cast. Robinson hits Pulp Friction for a two count. White strikes the injured hand of Robinson. White with a Chicken Wing Suplex to Robinson. White follows that with a Half Nelson Suplex. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Robinson rolls him over to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IWGP United States Champion, Juice Robinson via Pinfall
Ninth Match: Kenny Omega (c) w/The Young Bucks vs. Cody Rhodes w/Brandi Rhodes For The IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rhodes applies a waist lock. Omega reverses the hold. Rhodes breaks the grip. Rhodes applies a side wrist lock. Rhodes rakes the eyes of Omega. Rhodes backs Omega into the ropes. The Cow Palace crowd is getting the best of Rhodes. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Omega backs Rhodes into the turnbuckle pad. Rhodes shoves Omega. Third collar and elbow tie up of the match. Omega applies a side headlock. Omega goes for a shoulder tackle, but Rhodes stands still. Rhodes paint brushes Omega. Rhodes drops Omega with a shoulder tackle. Omega responds with a Hip Toss. Rhodes kicks Omega in the jaw. Rhodes with a side headlock takeover to Omega. Omega responds with the headscissors escape. Omega blasts Rhodes with a knife edge chop. Omega goes for a Back Body Drop, but Rhodes lands back on his feet. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut to Omega. Rhodes and Omega are brawling on the outside.
Rhodes drives Omega back first into the ring apron. Rhodes rolls Omega back into the ring. Rhodes and Omega are trading knife edge chops. Rhodes dives over Omega. Rhodes PowerSlams Omega for a two count. Rhodes is distracting by Red Shoes. Rhodes slides under Omega. Omega with a low dropkick to Rhodes. Omega follows that with The Kotaro Krusher. Omega goes for a SomerSault Plancha, but Brandi gets in the way. Rhodes avoids a SlingShot Crossbody Block from Omega. Rhodes lands a Flying Crossbody Block. Rhodes throws his weight belt at Matt Jackson. Rhodes whips Omega into the steel railing. Rhodes with a boot to the face of Omega. Omega puts Rhodes through the time keepers table with a Diving Double Foot Stomp.
Omega brings out a table from under the ring. Omega is throwing haymakers at Rhodes. The Bucks are telling Omega to calm down. Rhodes kicks the right leg of Omega. Rhodes clotheslines Omega. Rhodes follows that with a Draping FlatLiner for a two count. Rhodes is mauling Omega on the second rope. Rhodes drives his elbow across the nose of Omega. Rhodes hits The X Plex for a two count. Rhodes is doing push ups in the corner. Rhodes attacks the left knee of Omega. Following a snap mare takeover, Rhodes applies the cravate. Rhodes and Omega are trading back and forth shots. Omega goes for a Rolling Senton, but Rhodes lands back on his feet. Omega with a Standing FrankenSteiner to Rhodes. Omega lands a SomerSault Plancha.
Omega rolls Rhodes back into the ring. Omega delivers a Missile Dropkick. Omega connects with Aoi Shoudou. Omega blasts Rhodes with a V-Trigger. Rhodes creates distance with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Following a long haymaker exchange, Omega with a Big Boot to Rhodes. Rhodes turns a Sunset Flip into a Figure Four Leg Lock. Omega is displaying his fighting spirit. A ladder and chair is brought into the ring. Red Shoes snatches the chair away from Rhodes. Rhodes bodyslams Omega on the ladder. Rhodes follows that with a Front Suplex on the same ladder. Rhodes sends Omega crashing into Abe. Rhodes lays Omega flat on the table. Rhodes Shoves Matt. Rhodes and Omega are trading shots on the ladder. Rhodes with a SuperPlex off the ladder.
Rhodes is trying to regain his stamina on the outside. Rhodes grabs the IWGP Heavyweight Title Belt. Omega with a Reverse FrankenSteiner to Rhodes. Rhodes fights out of The One Winged Angel. Omega shoves the referee. Rhodes delivers The Beautiful Disaster Kick. Rhodes connects with Cross Rhodes for a two count. Omega fires up with multiple V-Triggers. Rhodes goes for The VerteBreaker, but Omega counters with a Spinning Heel Kick. Omega with a V-Trigger across the back of Rhodes head.
Omega PowerBombs Rhodes for a two count. Omega unloads three more V-Triggers. Omega with the cover for a two count. Rhodes is desperately trying to create separation. Omega PowerBombs Rhodes out of the ring across the table on the floor. Brandi is shielding her husband from the tenth V-Trigger of the match. Rhodes with an Inside Out Lariat to Omega. Following a forearm exchange, V-Triggers 10 and 11. Omega connects with a Double UnderHook PileDriver for a two count. Omega plants Rhodes with The One Winged Angel to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kenny Omega via Pinfall
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