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NJPW Power Struggle 2018 Results

NJPW Power Struggle 2018
November 3, 2018
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
Osaka, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Chris Sabin, ACH, Toa Henare and Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask, Volador Jr, and Soberano Jr in a 8-Man Tag Team Match 

ACH and Tiger Mask will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. ACH applies a side headlock. ACH goes for a shoulder tackle, but Tiger Mask stands still. Taguchi gives ACH a football. ACH leapfrogs over Tiger Mask. ACH stops Tiger Mask in his tracks. ACH strikes a Heisman Pose. Tiger Mask responds with a Spinning Back Kick. ACH and Tiger Mask plays hop potato with the football. ACH sweeps the legs of Tiger Mask. ACH with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. ACH follows that with a Sliding Boot. ACH tags in Sabin. Sabin with a straight right hand. Tiger Mask responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Tiger Mask tags in Liger.

LIger tosses Sabin out of the ring. Liger with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Liger with a Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Liger rolls Sabin back into the ring. Liger locks in The Romero Special. Liger drags Sabin to the corner. Liger tags in Volador. Volador with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Volador ducks a clothesline from Sabin. Volador displays his athletic ability. Volador with a Hurricanrana. Volador goes for a Running Boot, but Sabin counters with a Top Rope Stunner. Sabin poses for the crowd. Sabin with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Sabin with a Corner Clothesline to Volador. Volador responds with a SuperKick. Sabin tags in Henare.

Volador with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Henare is throwing forearms at Volador. Volador kicks Henare in the jaw. Henare catches Volador in mid-air. Henare with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Volador goes for a Hurricanrana, but Henare counters with a PowerBomb. Henare with a knife edge chop. Volador fires back with another SuperKick. Henare clotheslines Volador. Soberano and Taguchi are tagged in. Soberano with a Back Flip Dropkick. Soberano follows that with an Apron Enzuigiri. Soberano with a Tornado Elbow Strike for a two count. Taguchi with a SpringBoard Double Hip Attack. Quadruple Hip Attacks from Taguchi Japan. Taguchi Japan plants Soberano with their WheelBarrow FaceBuster/SitOut X-Factor Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Chris Sabin, ACH, Toa Henare and Ryusuke Taguchi via Pinfall 

Second Match: The Guerrillas Of Destiny & Robbie Eagles w/Jado and Taiji Ishimori vs. Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, and Kushida in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Bullet Club attacks Kushida, Makabe and Honma before the bell rings. Eagles with a pair of knife edge chops. Eagles applies a side headlock. Eagles goes for a shoulder tackle, but Honma stands still. Honma flexes his muscles. Eagles responds with a Spinning Back Kick. Honma drops Eagles with a shoulder tackle. Honma is putting the boots to Eagles. Honma bodyslams Eagles. Honma goes for The Koekshi HeadButt, but Jado counters with a Kendo Stick Shot. Eagles stomps on Honma’s back. Eagles is choking Honma with his boot. Eagles tags in Loa. Loa bodyslams Honma. Loa follows that with multiple elbow drops for a two count. Loa tags in Eagles. Loa drives Honma back first into the white and yellow turnbuckle pad. Eagles with a Running Meteora. Kushida breaks the pinning opportunity.

Eagles tags in Tonga. Honma kicks Tonga in the gut. Tonga responds with a straight right hand. Honma drops Tonga with a Back Elbow Strike. Honma goes for a Kokeshi HeadButt, but Tonga ducks out of the way. Honma reverses out of the irish whip from Tonga. Honma creates distance with a Back Body Drop. Honma tags in Makabe. Makabe clears the ring. Makabe is throwing haymakers at Tonga. Loa attacks Makabe from behind. Makabe with Three Corner Clotheslines. Eagles continues to run interference. Makabe PowerSlams Eagles. Makabe tags in Kushida.

Bullet Club are getting mollywhopped. Kushida with a Cartwheel Dropkick to Tonga. Kushida nails Eagles with a High Leg Kick. Kushida kicks the left shoulder of Tonga. Kushida goes for a HandSpring Cutter, but Eagles ducks out of the way. Eagles clips the left knee of Kushida. Eagles with a Sliding Boot. Makabe launches Eagles out of the ring. Makabe with a Double Clothesline to GOD. Honma lands The Kokeshi HeadButt. Eagles kicks Honma in the gut. Kushida responds with a SpringBoard Dropkick.

Honma with another Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma with a Flying Shoulder Tackle to Tonga. Tonga negates The Spinning DDT. Tonga punches Kushida in the gut. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Kushida. Tonga goes for The GunStun, but Kushida counters with a HoverBoard Lock. Jado hops on the ring apron to distract Kushida. Kushida with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Jado hits Kushida with the kendo stick. Tonga rolls Kushida over for a two count. Ishimori breaks a crutch over Kushida’s back. Tonga plants Kushida with The GunStun to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Guerrillas Of Destiny & Robbie Eagles via Pinfall 

Third Match: Jay White & Bad Luck Fale w/Gedo vs. Kazuchika Okada & Beretta 

Okada starts things off with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Okada runs White into the steel barricade. Okada and White are brawling in the crowd. Okada uppercuts White. Beretta is trying to wear out Fale. Okada brings White back to the ringside area. Beretta blasts Fale with a knife edge chop. Beretta kicks Fale in the gut. White knocks Okada off the ring apron. Fale clotheslines Beretta. Okada and White are trying to rip each other apart. White slings Okada into a collection of red chairs. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from White. Okada kicks White over the barricade. Okada with a Draping DDT on the floor. Beretta dropkicks Fale.

Beretta lands a Suicide Dive. Fale applies a Bear Hug. Fale drives Beretta back first into the steel ring post. Fale with a stiff lariat. Okada is choking White with his boot. Fale with clubbing clotheslines in the corner. Fale whips Beretta back first across the turnbuckle pad. Fale with a Body Avalanche. Fale follows that with a Running Splash for a two count. Okada has his eyes set on Gedo. Gedo begs for mercy. Fale hits The Grenade. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Beretta counters with a Sunset Flip to pickup the victory. After the match, White attacks Okada from behind. All hell is breaking loose in Osaka.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada & Beretta via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: The Golden Lovers vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & David Finlay 

Omega and Tanahashi will start things off. Forearm Exchange. Tanahashi whips Omega into the ropes. Omega kicks Tanahashi in the face. Omega goes for a V-Trigger, but Tanahashi ducks out of the way. Omega ducks a clothesline from Tanahashi. Stalemate in the center of the ring. Finlay and Ibushi are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Finlay applies a wrist lock. Ibushi reverses the hold. Ibushi applies a side headlock. Finlay leapfrogs over Ibushi. Finlay dropkicks Ibushi. Omega tags himself in. Golden Lovers connects with their PK/Kotaro Krusher Combination for a two count. Omega bounces Finlay’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Omega tags in Ibushi.

Ibushi with a pair of forearm smashes. Ibushi tells Finlay to bring it. Finlay obliges with forearm shivers. Ibushi tags in Omega. Omega punches Finlay in the ribs. Omega chops the forehead of Finlay. Omega with an elbow knockdown. Omega with a brutal chop in the corner. Omega with an irish whip for a two count. Omega kicks Tanahashi in the gut. Omega tosses Tanahashi out of the ring. Omega runs Tanahashi into the steel barricade. Finlay and Omega are trading back and forth shots. Omega with a High Knee Lift. Omega follows that with a SlingShot Crossbody Block to Tanahashi. Omega dives over Finlay. Finlay creates distance with a Flying European Uppercut. Finlay tags in Tanahashi.

Tanahashi brings the fight to Omega. Tanahashi dropkicks Ibushi off the ring apron. Tanahashi blocks a boot from Omega. Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi goes for The SlingBlade, but Omega counters with a Rolling Senton. Omega goes for a MoonSault, but Tanahashi ducks out of the way. Tanahashi dropkicks the injured left knee of Omega. Omega with a knife edge chop. Tanahashi responds with a Palm Strike. Omega with V-Trigger 1. Omega with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Omega goes for The One Winged Angel, but Tanahashi counters with Twist and Shout. Finlay and Ibushi are tagged in. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Ibushi. Ibushi unloads his combination offense.

Ibushi with a Standing Corkscrew MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi goes for a German Suplex, but Finlay counters with three elbow smashes. Following another forearm exchange, Ibushi with a Mid-Kick. Finlay with a Uranage BackBreaker for a two count. Finlay is fired up. Finlay goes for a Stunner, but Ibushi counters with a Bridging Straight Jacket German Suplex. Finlay avoids The Kamigoye. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade. Omega drops Tanahashi with V-Trigger 2. Golden Lovers with an Modified Meltzer Driver. Golden Lovers goes for The Golden Trigger, but Tanahashi counters with a Double Crossbody Block. Tanahashi walks into a V-Trigger 3/Step Up Enzuigiri Combination. Golden Lovers connects with The Golden Trigger to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Golden Lovers via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (c) vs. Roppongi 3K vs. Shingo Takagi & Bushi In The Finals Of The 2018 Super Juniors Tag Team Tournament 

Suzuki Gun jumps LIJ before the bell rings. Desperado tosses Yoh out of the ring. Kanemaru rakes the eyes of Sho. Suzuki Gun are double teaming Sho. Sho drops Kanemaru with a straight right hand. Desperado kicks Sho in the gut. Desperado with a clubbing blow to Sho’s back. Desperado with a knife edge chop. Yoh drop toe holds Desperado into a Sliding Boot from Sho. R3K with Stereo Dropkicks. R3K dropkicks LIJ off the ring apron. Yoh stomps on Desperado’s chest. Sho bodyslams Desperado. Desperado tags in Bushi. Bushi kicks Sho in the gut. Bushi punches Sho in the back. Bushi with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Bushi tags in Takagi. Takagi knocks Yoh off the ring apron. Sho slaps Takagi in the chest. Takagi responds with three knife edge chops. Takagi with a Running Knee Lift. Takagi follows that with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Takagi tags in Bushi. LIJ with a Double Hip Toss. LIJ connects with their Leg Drop/Senton Combination for a two count.

Bushi wraps his t-shirt around Sho’s neck. Bushi kicks Sho in the chest. Sho drops Bushi with a Running Knee Lift. Sho tags in Yoh. Yoh with a pair of dropkicks. Yoh with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Takagi. Yoh follows that with a Back/Neck Breaker Combination. Yoh plays to the crowd. Yoh with a Running Elbow Strike. Yoh goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Bushi lands back on his feet. Bushi with three forearm smashes. Desperado is running interference. Kanemaru tags himself in. Desperado pulls Bushi out of the ring. Desperado shoves Bushi into the steel barricade. Kanemaru drives his knee into the midsection of Yoh. Pier six brawl on the outside. Desperado rolls Yoh back into the ring. Kanemaru bodyslams Yoh. Kanemaru rams his boot across Yoh’s face. Kanemaru tags in Desperado. Desperado is toying around with Yoh. Desperado and Yoh are trading back and forth shots.

Desperado rakes the eyes of Yoh. Takagi stops Desperado in his tracks. Yoh with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Suzuki Gun continues to cut the ring in half. Suzuki Gun with a Running Knee/Spinning Back Drop Driver Combination. LIJ breaks the pinning opportunity. Takagi punches Kanemaru in the back. Kanemaru kicks Bushi in the jaw. Kanemaru with a low bridge which sends Takagi crashing to the outside. Desperado lands a SomerSault Plancha through the middle rope. Kanemaru with a Reverse DDT for a two count. Kanemaru argues with the referee. Forearm Exchange. Kanemaru uppercuts Yoh. Kanemaru with a Tilt-A-Whirl DDT. Yoh responds with The Falcon Arrow. Desperado abuses the referee’s five count. Bushi attacks Desperado from behind. Takagi tags himself in.

Takagi repeatedly stomps on Kanemaru’s chest. Takagi reverses out of the irish whip from Desperado. Takagi with Two Corner Clotheslines. Takagi drops Desperado with a shoulder tackle. Takagi with a FlatLiner/DDT Combination. Takagi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kanemaru lands back on his feet. Kanemaru applies a waist lock. Takagi with three sharp elbow strikes. Takagi with a Pop Up Death Valley Driver for a two count. Takagi is measuring up Kanemaru. Kanemaru side steps Takagi into the turnbuckle pad. Bushi with a Corner Meteora. LIJ hits Rebellion for a two count. Kanemaru rolls Takagi over for a two count. Bushi with a SlingShot Hurricanrana. Kanemaru dropkicks the left knee of Takagi. Sho tags himself in. Sho tosses Kanemaru out of the ring. Sho dropkicks Takagi. Sho goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Takagi blocks it. Takagi decks Sho with a Back Elbow Smash. Takagi delivers a big haymaker. Takagi goes for a Gory Bomb, but Sho lands back on his feet.

R3K with Stereo Jumping Knee Strikes. Sho with a BackStabber. Yoh follows that with a Running Knee. Sho with a DeadLift German Suplex to Bushi. Desperado Spears Sho. Takagi applies a front face lock. Takagi with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Takagi and Desperado are trading back and forth shots. Desperado kicks Sho in the jaw. Takagi shoves Desperado into Sho. Takagi with a Double Clothesline. Takagi lands Yoshigomi. Takagi with The Pumping Bomber. Takagi goes for The Last Falconry, but Yoh counters with a SuperKick. R3K connects with The 3K for a two count.

Desperado nails Sho with the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Belt. Desperado drags Sho to the corner. Desperado tags himself in. Kanemaru knocks Bushi off the ring apron. Desperado with a Spinning Olympic Slam for a two count. Desperado sets up for Pinche Loco. Bushi spits mist into Desperado’s eyes. Yoh SuperKicks Bushi. Yoh dropkicks Kanemaru out of the ring. Yoh takes out Suzuki Gun with a SomerSault Plancha. Sho clotheslines Desperado. Desperado kicks out of the Last Ride. Sho plants Desperado with The Shock Arrow to pickup the victory.

Winner: Roppongi 3K via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Taichi (c) vs. Hirooki Goto For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship

Taichi attacks Goto before the bell rings. Taichi with a Saito Suplex. Taichi with a disrespectful cover for a two count. Taichi is putting the boots to Goto. Does Goto need medical attention. Taichi pulls down the referee. Taichi and Goto are brawling in the crowd. Taichi slings Goto into a red folding chair. Taichi poses for the crowd. Goto gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Taichi kicks Goto in the face. Taichi with the cover for a two count. Taichi is choking the life out of Goto. Taichi continues to toy around with Goto. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi goes for a Corner Clothesline, but Goto ducks out of the way. Goto with a Mid Kick. Goto whips Taichi to the white and yellow turnbuckle pad. Goto with a Spinning Heel Kick. Goto follows that with a Saito Suplex. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Taichi lands back on his feet.

Taichi rakes the eyes of Goto. Taichi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Goto blocks the buzzsaw kick from Taichi. Goto and Taichi are trading back and forth shots. Taichi drops Goto with a Big Boot. Taichi repeatedly stomps on Goto’s chest. Taichi is paint brushing Goto. Taichi ducks a clothesline from Goto. Taichi drills Goto with another Step Up Enzuigiri. Taichi with a Buzzsaw Kick for a two count. Taichi rips off his pants. Goto creates distance with The Ushigoroshi. Charging Lariats. Taichi with a Running Lariat to Goto. Taichi goes for a PowerBomb, but Goto counters with a PowerBomb. Taichi negates The Discus Lariat. Goto with a waist lock go-behind. Taichi fights out with three sharp elbow strikes.

Goto with a Tilt-A-Whirl FaceBuster for a two count. Taichi takes down the referee. Goto goes for The GTR, but Taichi blocks it. Taichi low blows Goto. Taichi with The Gedo Clutch for a two count. Taichi delivers his third Step Up Enzuigiri of the match. Taichi PowerBombs Goto for a two count. Taichi goes for an Alabama Slam, but Goto counters with The Reverse GTR. Goto is unable to capitalize on the pinning opportunity. Taichi grabs the NEVER OpenWeight Title Belt. Goto HeadButts Taichi. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi. Goto follows that with a Buzzsaw Kick for a two count. Taichi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Goto counters with Shouten Kai. Goto plants Taichi with The GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NEVER OpenWeight Champion, Hirooki Goto via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. Minoru Suzuki For The Revolution Pro Wrestling British Heavyweight Championship 

Suzuki starts things off with a Running Boot. Ishii responds with a shoulder tackle. Ishii with rapid fire forearms in the corner. Suzuki turns the tables on Ishii. Suzuki whips Ishii across the ring. Suzuki ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Ishii fights out of The Sleeper Hold. Suzuki avoids a Step Up Enzuigiri from Ishii. Suzuki goes for The PK, but Ishii ducks out of the way. Suzuki and Ishii are trading back and forth shots. Suzuki locks in The Roped Assisted Arm-Bar. Ishii sends Suzuki crashing to the outside. Ishii rolls Suzuki back into the rig. Ishii with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ishii talks smack to Suzuki. Ishii kicks Suzuki in the gut. Suzuki walks into chops from Ishii. Suzuki wants more punishment. Suzuki with clubbing mid-kicks. Suzuki kicks Ishii out of the ring. Suzuki tells Ishii to bring it.

Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Ishii. Ishii is not impressed. Suzuki applies a wrist lock. Suzuki targets the ribs of Ishii. Ishii HeadButts Suzuki in the chest. Ishii with multiple bodyshots. Ishii may have a broken rib. Suzuki drops Ishii with a straight right hand. Suzuki is trying to wear down Ishii with Soccer Kicks. Ishii with nasty throat chops in the corner. Suzuki is grasping for air. Now Ishii starts kicking Suzuki in the face. Suzuki is pissed. Long Forearm Exchange. Suzuki knees buckle. Suzuki is trying to knock out Ishii. Suzuki shoves Ishii. Suzuki with Long Range Forearm Smashes. Ishii fires back with combination forearm shivers. Ishii refuses to quit.

Suzuki with a Running Boot for a two count. Suzuki follows that with a Helluva Kick. Suzuki delivers Two PK’s. Ishii goes in a deep trance. Ishii with a Corner Clothesline. Ishii places Suzuki on the top turnbuckle. Ishii blocks a boot from Suzuki. Ishii PowerBombs Suzuki. Suzuki applies a Rear Naked Choke. Ishii kicks Suzuki in the back of the head. Open Hand Palm Strike Exchange. Suzuki with a Desperation Big Boot. It’s a slugfest in the center of the ring. Suzuki levels Ishii with Pancreas Slaps. Ishii HeadButts Suzuki. Suzuki applies a side headlock. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Suzuki dropkicks Ishii.

Suzuki is bleeding from the mouth. Suzuki locks in The Rear Naked Choke. Suzuki goes for a Gotch Style PileDriver, but Ishii blocks it. Ishii clotheslines Suzuki. Suzuki with a series of forearm smashes. Suzuki applies a Front Chancery. Ishii with a Cradle PileDriver. Ishii with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Ishii delivers a Stiff HeadButt. Ishii with a Sliding Lariat for a two count. Another Palm Strike Exchange. Suzuki goes back to The Rear Naked Choke. Ishii decks Suzuki with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii with Two Running Lariats. Ishii plants Suzuki with The Vertical Drop Brain Buster to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still Revolution Pro Wrestling British Heavyweight Champion, Tomohiro Ishii via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Zack Sabre Jr w/Taka Michinoku 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sabre with a HeadLock TakeDown. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Naito reverses the hold. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Sabre applies a hammer lock. Sabre figure fours the legs of Naito. Sabre with a HeadScissors Neck Lock. Naito transitions into a Cross Arm-Breaker. Sabre goes for a Bow and Arrow Stretch, but Naito counters with a Crossbody Block for a one count. Naito does his signature tranquilo pose. Naito heads to the outside. Sabre hyperextends the right shoulder of Naito. Sabre applies a side headlock. Naito with two arm-drag takeovers. Naito with an elbow knockdown. Naito follows that with a Sliding Dropkick. Sabre responds with a Flying Triangle Choke. Sabre transitions into The Heel Hook. Naito heads to the bottom rope to create separation.

Naito is trying to regain his stamina. Sabre applies a Bow and Arrow Stretch on the bottom rope. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sabre stomps on the left wrist of Naito. Sabre and Naito are trading back and forth shots. Sabre with a High Kicks to Naito. Sabre knocks Naito off the ring apron. Sabre applies a Single Leg Crab on the ramp. Naito gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Sabre goes back to the Single Leg Crab. Sabre pump kicks the left knee of Naito. Sabre is controlling the pace of the match. Naito kicks Sabre in the jaw. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito follows that with a Hurricanrana. Naito ducks a clothesline from Sabre. Naito drives his knee into Sabre’s back. Naito with a Basement Dropkick. Naito goes for a Rebound Dropkick, but Sabre counters with a Front Chancery.

Naito side steps Sabre into the white and yellow turnbuckle pad. Naito gets Sabre tied in the tree of woe. Naito with a Draping BackBreaker. Naito with a Reverse DDT for a two count. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes in the corner. Naito places Sabre on the top turnbuckle. Naito goes for a Top Rope Hurricanrana, but Sabre counters with The Rings Of Saturn. Naito rolls to the bottom rope to force the break. Uppercut/Forearm Exchange. Naito with a Sliding Dropkick. Sabre applies a Full Nelson Lock. Sabre with an European Uppercut. Naito decks Sabre with a Back Elbow Smash. Naito with a Tornado DDT. Naito connects with Gloria for a two count. Sabre pele kicks the left wrist of Naito. Naito with a Rolling Kick to Sabre.

Naito goes for a Flying Forearm Smash, but Sabre counters with The Octopus Stretch. Sabre locks in The Calf Crusher. Naito repeatedly kicks Sabre int he face. Naito fights out of Orienteering With Napalm Death. Sabre with three european uppercuts. Following a snap mare takeover, Sabre hits The PK for a two count. Sabre goes for The Zack Driver, but Naito lands back on his feet. Sabre with a back elbow smash. Naito goes for a Step Up Enzuigiri, but Sabre counters with The Ankle Lock. Naito with a German Suplex. Sabre kicks out of The Destino. Sabre with an European Clutch for a two count. Naito nails Sabre with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito with a Nasty PileDriver to Sabre. Naito plants Sabre with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Chris Jericho (c) vs. EVIL For The IWGP Intercontinental Championship 

EVIL attacks Jericho before the bell rings. EVIL with rapid fire forearms. EVIL rakes the eyes of Jericho. EVIL blocks a boot from Jericho. EVIL with a Discus Lariat. EVIL whips Jericho back first across the red turnbuckle pad. EVIL and Jericho are brawling in the crowd. EVIL with two knife edge chops. EVIL brings Jericho back first to the ringside barricade. EVIL with a Snap Vertical Suplex on the floor. EVIL kicks Jericho in the gut. EVIL bounces Jericho’s head on the ring apron. EVIL goes for a PowerBomb, but Jericho counters with a Back Body Drop. Jericho sends EVIL chest first to the steel barricade. Jericho does some camerawork. Jericho wraps his t-shirt around EVIL’s neck. Jericho launches EVIL over the barricade. Jericho with a Spike DDT on the time keepers table.

Jericho slaps Shota Umino in the face. Jericho regains control of the match. Jericho sneezes on the New Japan skirt. Jericho rolls EVIL back into the ring. Jericho with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Jericho is playing mind games with the Osaka Crowd. EVIL with three knife edge chops. Jericho drops EVIL with a Step Up Enzuigiri for a two count. Jericho toys around with EVIL. EVIL unloads his combination offense. Jericho SuperKicks EVIL. Jericho lands The LionSault for a two count. Jericho bodyslams EVIL. Jericho flexes his muscles. Jericho repeatedly kicks EVIL in the back. EVIL has Jericho perched on the top turnbuckle. EVIL goes for a SuperPlex, but Jericho blocks it. Jericho HeadButts EVIL. Jericho with a Diving Back Elbow Strike for a two count.

EVIL kicks Jericho in the gut. EVIL with a throat chop to Jericho. EVIL goes for a Bodyslam, but Jericho lands back on his feet. EVIL throws the right leg of Jericho at the referee. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Jericho. EVIL clotheslines Jericho over the top rope. EVIL runs Jericho into the steel barricade. EVIL is fired up. EVIL wraps a folding chair around Jericho’s neck. EVIL sends Jericho throat first to the steel ring post. EVIL hits a home run. EVIL throws Jericho back into the ring. EVIL with a Corner Clothesline. EVIL connects with a Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. EVIL repeatedly stomps on Jericho’s chest. EVIL is choking Jericho with his boot. EVIL negates The Walls Of Jericho.

Jericho with a SpringBoard Dropkick that knocks EVIL off the ring apron. EVIL rams his shoulders into the midsection of Jericho. EVIL HeadButts Jericho. EVIL with a Flying STO through the table on the floor. EVIL breaks the referee’s twenty count. EVIL with a Flying Senton for a two count. EVIL goes for Darkness Falls, but Jericho counters with The Walls Of Jericho. EVIL crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Jericho argues with the red referee. EVIL clotheslines Jericho for a two count. Jericho catches EVIL with a Back Elbow Smash. Jericho goes for The LionSault, but EVIL ducks out of the way.

EVIL connects with Darkness Falls for a two count. Jericho rolls EVIL over for a two count. EVIL blocks The CodeBreaker. Both men are knocked down after a double lariat. Jericho and EVIL are trading back and forth shots. Jericho drops EVIL with The CodeBreaker for a two count. Jericho slams EVIL’s head on the canvas. Jericho tells EVIL to stay down. EVIL with Everything Is EVIL for a two count. EVIL is shocked. EVIL with a Eastern Lariat. EVIL goes for another Darkness Falls, but Jericho counters with a Hurricanrana. Jericho locks in The Walls of Jericho which forces EVIL to tap out. After the match, Jericho continues to attack EVIL. Tetsuya Naito storms into the ring to make the save. Jericho has no time for Naito.

Winner: Still IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Chris Jericho via Submission

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