NJPW G1 Climax 29 Results (7/15/19): Tetsuya Naito vs. Taichi

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 4
July 15, 2019
The Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center
Hokkaido, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Night 1

Night 2

Night 3 

Here’s the official reference sheet for the NJPW G1 Climax 29

Block A (Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi, KENTA, Will Ospreay, EVIL, Sanada, Zack Sabre Jr, Bad Luck Fale, and Lance Archer)

Block B (Jon Moxley, Tetsuya Naito, Tomohiro Ishii, Jay White, Juice Robinson, Hirooki Goto, Shingo Takagi, Jeff Cobb, Taichi, and Toru Yano)

Updated Scoreboard

A Block

– Kazuchika Okada 4 Points

– KENTA 4 Points

– Lance Archer 4 Points

– Bad Luck Fale 2 Points

– EVIL 2 Points

– Will Ospreay 2 Points

– Sanada 2 Points

– Kota Ibushi 0 Points

– Zack Sabre Jr 0 Points

– Hiroshi Tanahashi 0 Points

B Block

– Jon Moxley 2 Points

– Tomohiro Ishii 2 Points

– Hirooki Goto 2 Points

– Juice Robinson 2 Points

– Toru Yano 2 Points

– Tetsuya Naito 0 Points

– Jay White 0 Points

– Jeff Cobb 0 Points

– Shingo Takagi 0 Points

– Taichi 0 Points

First Match:  Kota Ibushi & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Shota Umino & Yota Tsuji 

Liger and Umino will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Liger applies a wrist lock. Umino with a single leg takedown. Liger applies a cross-arm-breaker. Umino transitions into a side headlock. Standoff in the center of the ring. Liger with a single leg takedown. Liger locks in The SurfBoard Stretch. Liger talks smack to Umino. Ibushi and Tsuji are tagged in. Forearm Exchange. Tsuji goes for a shoulder tackle, but Ibushi stands still. Tsuji kicks Ibushi in the gut. Tsuji unloads a flurry of chops. Ibushi drops Tsuji with a shoulder tackle. Ibushi stomps on Tsuji’s chest. Ibushi slams Tsuji’s head on the red turnbuckle pad. Ibushi tags in Liger. Liger dumps Tsuji out of the ring. Liger with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Liger locks in The Romero Special. Umino breaks the submission hold.

Umino repeatedly stomps on Liger’s chest. Umino shoves the referee. Tsuji tags in Umino. Umino is throwing forearms at Liger. Umino is choking Liger with his boot. Umino sends Liger across the ring. Liger kicks Umino in the jaw. Umino with a boot to the midsection of Liger. Liger hits The Shotei. Liger tags in Ibushi. Ibushi knocks Tsuji off the ring apron. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi bodyslams Umino. Ibushi follows that with a SlingShot Splash for a two count. Ibushi with Two Mid-Kicks. Umino fires back with forearm shivers. Ibushi thrust kicks the midsection of Umino. Umino dropkicks Ibushi. Umino tags in Tsuji. Tsuji drops Ibushi with a shoulder tackle.

Mid-Kick Exchange. Tsuji Spears Ibushi. Umino knocks Liger off the apron. Tsuji with a Diving Forearm Smash. Umino with a Running Elbow Smash. Tsuji PowerSlams Ibushi for a two count. Tsuji goes for The Boston Crab, but Ibushi blocks it. Ibushi with a series of palm strikes. Tsuji slaps Ibushi in the face. Ibushi responds with a Spinning Back Kick. Ibushi with a Mid-Kick. Ibushi with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Liger wipes out Umino with a Flying Cannonball Senton off the apron. Tsuji kicks Ibushi in the gut. Ibushi responds with an Inside Out Lariat. Ibushi makes Tsuji tap out to The Single Leg Crab.

Winner: Kota Ibushi & Jushin Thunder Liger via Submission 

Second Match: EVIL, Sanada, and Bushi vs. Tomoaki Honma, Toa Henare, and Ren Narita in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

EVIL and Narita will start things off. Narita with rapid fire forearms. EVIL drops Narita with a shoulder tackle. Narita continues to throw forearms at EVIL. EVIL answers with a knife edge chop. EVIL shrugs off a dropkick from Narita. Narita ducks a clothesline from EVIL. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Narita. Narita dropkicks EVIL. Narita applies a front face lock. Narita brings EVIL to the corner. Narita tags in Honma. Henare knocks LIJ off the ring apron. Double Shoulder Tackle. Henare delivers a Running Tomahawk Chop. Honma goes for The Kokeshi HeadButt, but EVIL ducks out of the way. EVIL drop toe holds Henare into a Sliding Dropkick from Sanada. Bushi knocks Narita off the apron. EVIL with a knife edge chop. Honma repeatedly kicks EVIL in the gut. EVIL fires off another chop in the corner. EVIL slams Honma’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. EVIL tags in Bushi.

Bushi wraps his t-shirt around Honma’s neck. Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. Bushi stomps on Honma’s back. Bushi tags in Sanada. Honma with forearm shivers. Sanada uppercuts Honma. Sanada goes for The TKO, but Honma lands back on his feet. Sanada blocks a lariat from Honma. Sanada dodges The Diving Kokeshi HeadButt. Sanada hammers down on the back of Honma’s neck. Honma reverses out of the irish whip from Sanada. Honma with an elbow knockdown. Honma finally hits The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma tags in Henare. Henare drops Bushi with a shoulder tackle. Henare takes a swing at EVIL. Sanada kicks Henare in the gut. Henare ducks two clotheslines from Sanada. Henare with a Flying Shoulder Tackle. Henare with a Corner Clothesline to EVIL. Henare hits The Samoan Drop. Henare is fired up.

Henare punches Sanada in the back. Henare with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Henare. Sanada tags in Bushi. Henare shoves Sanada into Bushi. Sanada goes for a Discus Forearm Smash, but Henare counters with The Hammer Head. Henare tags in Narita. Narita with a forearm knockdown. Bushi responds with forearm shivers. Narita with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Stereo Kokeshi HeadButts. Narita locks in The Texas CloverLeaf. Bushi crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Narita with two forearm smashes. Bushi side steps Narita into the turnbuckle pad. Narita takes a ride on The LIJ Train. Bushi with a BackStabber for a two count. EVIL launches Henare over the top rope. Bushi plants Narita with The MX to pickup the victory.

Winner: EVIL, Sanada, and Bushi via Pinfall 

Third Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, KENTA, Clark Connors, and Karl Fredericks vs. Zack Sabre Jr, Lance Archer, Minoru Suzuki and Yoshinobu Kanemaru in a 8-Man Tag Team Match

You know the drill, Suzuki Gun with a sneak attack before the bell rings. Anarchy in Sapporo. Archer is throwing haymakers at Kenta. Fredericks runs Suzuki into the steel barricade. Tanahashi applies a wrist lock. Archer with a running elbow smash. Archer negates The GTS. Archer goes for a ChokeSlam, but Kenta lands back on his feet. Kenta unloads a flurry of leg kicks. Kenta with a Spinning Back Kick. Kenta follows that with a Running Boot. Archer tells Kenta to bring it. Kenta ducks a clothesline from Archer. Kenta delivers another Running Boot. Kenta tags in Fredericks. Fredericks uppercuts Archer. Fredericks blasts Archer with a knife edge chop. Archer responds with The Black Hole Slam. Archer tags in Suzuki. Suzuki stomps on Fredericks. Suzuki repeatedly kicks Fredericks in the back. Suzuki is toying around with Fredericks.

Forearm Exchange. Suzuki goes for a Big Boot, but Fredericks ducks out of the way. Fredericks drops Suzuki with a shoulder tackle. Fredericks with a standing foot stomp for a two count. Fredericks unloads two knife edge chops. Suzuki applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Suzuki Gun clears the ring. Sabre applies a hammer lock. Suzuki and Fredericks are brawling in the crowd. Suzuki buries Fredericks under two steel railings. Archer with a Big Boot to Kenta. Fredericks gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Archer joins the commentary team for a brief moment. Fredericks is displaying his fighting spirits. Suzuki tags in Kanemaru. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half.

Suzuki tries to intimidate the Japanese Announce Team. Kanemaru stomps on Fredericks back. Kanemaru tags in Archer. Archer talks smack to Kenta. Archer tags in Sabre. Sabre taunts Tanahashi. Sabre applies the cravate. Fredericks chops Sabre in the chest. Sabre applies a guillotine choke. Fredericks goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre uppercuts Fredericks. Fredericks creates distance with a SpineBuster. Fredericks tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi with a Flying Forearm Smash. Tanahashi unloads a flurry of bodyshots. Tanahashi bodyslams. Tanahashi follows that with a SomerSault Senton for a two count. Tanahashi goes for The SlingBlade, but Kanemaru gets in the way. Kenta kicks Sabre in the back. Sabre locks in The Cobra Twist. Tanahashi breaks free with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Sabre applies The Triangle Choke. Sabre transitions into The Cross-Arm-Breaker.

Tanahashi rolls himself to the bottom rope. Sabre with Three Big Boots. Uppercut Exchange. Tanahashi hits The Twist and Shout. Connors and Kanemaru are tagged in. Kanemaru kicks Connors in the gut. Connors Spears Kanemaru. Fredericks with a Stinger Splash. Kenta follows that with a corner clothesline. Connors wraps this sequence with a GutWrench Suplex for a two count. Connors locks in The Boston Crab. Suzuki repeatedly kicks Connors in the face. Connors refuses to let go of the hold. Suzuki HeadButts Connors. Archer and Kenta are trading back and forth shots on the outside. Suzuki applies a sleeper hold. Sabre drops Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Sabre locks in The Heel Hook. Archer gets Kenta trapped in The EVD Claw. Kanemaru dropkicks Connors. Kanemaru drills Connors with The Reverse DDT for a two count. Kanemaru plants Connors with The Deep Impact to pickup the victory.

Winner: Zack Sabre Jr, Lance Archer, Minoru Suzuki, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi vs. Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens

Hashi and Owens will start things off. Owens pie faces Hashi. Owens ducks a clothesline from Hashi. Owens drives his knee into the midsection of Hashi. Owens repeatedly slaps the back of Hashi’s head. Hashi with a knife edge chop. Hashi hammers down on the back of Owens neck. Hashi applies a side headlock. Owens backs Hashi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Fale tugs on Hashi’s hair. Owens kicks Hashi in the gut. Owens with clubbing blows to Hashi’s back. Owens with a knife edge chop. Hashi knocks Fale off the ring apron. Hashi hits The Head Hunter. Hashi goes for a Running Chop, but Owens ducks out of the way. Hashi side steps Owens into the turnbuckle pad. Fale clotheslines Hashi from the ring apron. Fale drops Okada with a shoulder tackle. Fale delivers a gut punch. Owens runs Hashi into the steel barricade. Fale wraps a cable chord around Okada’s neck. Owens and Hashi are brawling in the crowd.

Hashi gets back in the ring at the count of fourteen. Owens tags in Fale. The Tongan Massage Parlor is open for business. Fale with three corner clotheslines. Fale is mauling Hashi in the corner. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. Owens is choking Hashi with his boot. Hashi unloads two knife edge chops. Owens punches Hashi in the jaw. Hashi kicks Owens in the face. Owens blocks a lariat from Hashi. Hashi drops Owens with The Stepping Back Kick. Owens tags in Fale. Fale stops Hashi in his tracks. Fale with a gut punch. Hashi dropkicks the left knee of Fale. Hashi tags in Okada. Okada with forearm shivers. Fale reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada ducks two clotheslines from Fale. Okada with a running elbow strike. Okada kicks Fale in the gut. Okada hits The DDT. Okada is fired up. Okada goes for multiple bodyslams, but Fale continues to block it. Okada side steps Fale into the turnbuckle pad. Okada bodyslams Fale for a two count.

Okada goes for The Reverse NeckBreaker, but Fale blocks it. Okada negates The Bad Luck Fall. Okada kicks Fale in the jaw. Fale responds with a Body Avalanche. Fale with an elbow drop for a two count. Fale tags in Owens. Owens drops Okada with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Owens with a Discus Elbow Smash to Hashi. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Okada blocks it. Okada hits The Reverse NeckBreaker. Fale throws Okada off the top turnbuckle. Fale goes for The Grenade, but Okada counters with a Dropkick. Hashi clotheslines Fale over the top rope. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Owens blocks it. Owens with a High Knee Lift. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Okada counters with a Back Body Drop. Owens delivers his combination offense. Okada dropkicks Owens. Okada follows that with The Diving Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Okada connects with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (0) Shingo Takagi vs. (2) Toru Yano in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Takagi tells Yano to shake his shirt off, so he doesn’t cheat. Takagi attacks Yano from behind. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Yano reverses out of the irish whip from Takagi. Yano removes Mary the turnbuckle pad. Yano blinds Takagi with the shirt. Yano rolls Takagi over for a two count. Yano heads to the outside. Takagi tells Yano to bring it. Yano sits on a folding chair. Yano laughs at Takagi. Takagi and Yano are brawling in the crowd. Takagi with rapid fire haymakers. Yano drop toe holds Takagi into the chair. Yano dumps the chair on Takagi’s back. Yano is doing everything he can to get a count-out victory. Takagi gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Yano brings out a roll of tape. Takagi kicks Yano in the gut. Takagi with a Running Knee Lift.

Takagi drops Yano with a shoulder tackle for a two count. Yano hulks up. Takagi is not impressed. Forearm Exchange. Takagi with a straight right hand. The referee admonishes Takagi. Takagi negates The Low Blow. Takagi goes for The Noshigami, but Yano rolls him over for a two count. Yano kicks Takagi in the gut. Takagi responds with a back elbow smash. Takagi with two short-arm clotheslines. Takagi drops Yano with a double hand chop. Yano shoves Takagi into the referee. Yano takes a play out of the Eddie Guerrero playbook. Bushi hops on the ring apron to distract the referee. Takagi throws the red folding chair at Yano. Takagi connects with The Pumping Bomber to pickup the victory.

Winner: Shingo Takagi via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (2) Juice Robinson vs. (2) Hirooki Goto in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Robinson applies a side headlock. Goto with a headlock takedown. Robinson answers with the headscissors escape. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Goto applies a wrist lock. Robinson reverses the hold. Robinson applies an arm-bar. Goto wraps his legs around Robinson’s neck. Test Of Strength. Goto kicks Robinson in the gut. Goto applies a side headlock. Shoulder Tackle Exchange. Robinson drops down on the canvas. Robinson leapfrogs over Goto. Robinson drops Goto with a Leg Lariat. Robinson with a running clothesline. Robinson plays to the crowd. Robinson goes for a Running Cannonball Strike, but Goto counters with a back elbow smash. Goto puts Robinson on the top turnbuckle. Goto with clubbing blows to Robinson’s back. Goto hits The Draping NeckBreaker. Robinson tumbles to the floor. Goto with a heavy kick to the chest of Robinson. Goto whips Robinson into the steel barricade.

Goto hammers down on the back of Robinson’s neck. Goto rolls Robinson back into the ring. Goto with the cover for a one count. Goto continues to attack the back of Robinson’s neck. Goto with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Goto applies a rear chin lock. Goto transitions into a HeadScissors Neck Lock.Goto slaps Robinson in the chest. Robinson fires back with three forearm smashes. Goto with an open hand chop. Robinson kicks Goto in the face. Robinson goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Goto holds onto the top rope. Robinson hits The FlapJack. Robinson with a running clothesline. Robinson follows that with a Full Nelson Bomb for a two count. Juice Jabs. Goto negates The Left Hand Of God. Goto avoids The Leg Lariat from Robinson. Goto scores a mid-kick. Goto with forearm shivers in the corner. The referee is trying to calm down Goto. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Goto responds with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Goto with a Saito Suplex for a two count.

Goto and Robinson are trading back and forth shots. Robinson drives his knee into the midsection of Goto. Robinson HeadButts Goto. Robinson with a knife edge chop. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Robinson lands back on his feet. Stiff Lariat Exchange. Goto drops Robinson with a Discus Lariat. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Goto goes for The GTR, but Robinson blocks it. Goto HeadButts Robinson. Goto with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Goto goes for The Reverse GTR, but Robinson counters with The Jack Hamer for a two count. Goto negates The Pulp Friction. Goto goes for The GTR, but Robinson counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Robinson blocks a boot from Goto. Robinson hammers down on the left knee of Goto. Brutal HeadButt Exchange. Robinson nails Goto with The Left Hand Of God. Robinson plants Goto with Pulp Friction to pickup the victory.

Winner: Juice Robinson via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (2) Jon Moxley vs. (0) Jeff Cobb in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Moxley applies a side headlock. Cobb goes for a shoulder tackle, but Moxley stands still. Standing Switch Exchange. Cobb applies a front face lock. Moxley transitions into a hammer lock. Cobb with a fireman’s carry takeover for a one count. Cobb applies the front chancery. Moxley backs Cobb into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Moxley unloads two knife edge chops. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Moxley. Cobb drops down on the canvas. Cobb leapfrogs over Moxley. Cobb dropkicks Moxley. Cobb follows that with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Moxley heads to the outside. Moxley propels Cobb shoulder first into the steel ring post. Moxley targets the left shoulder of Cobb. Moxley rolls Cobb back into the ring. Moxley with a Jumping ArmBreaker. Moxley applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Cobb puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation.

Moxley is lighting up Cobb’s chest. Cobb slaps Moxley in the chest. Cobb with a forearm smash. Moxley dumps Cobb face first on the canvas. Moxley drills Cobb with The Regal Knee. Moxley lands The Suicide Dive. Moxley brings Cobb up the ramp way. Moxley goes for a PowerBomb, but Cobb blocks it. Moxley is trying to bite Cobb. Cobb rocks Moxley with a forearm smash. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline on the ramp. Moxley and Cobb are trading back and forth shots on the outside. Moxley drives Cobb shoulder first into the edge of the ring frame. Moxley breaks the referee’s twenty count. Moxley wraps the injured shoulder of Cobb around the steel barricade. Moxley with clubbing elbow smashes.

Moxley with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Cobb goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Moxley lands back on his feet. Cobb negates The Death Rider. Cobb with a Snap German Suplex. Cobb SuperKicks Moxley. Cobb follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Cobb with a Diving Back Elbow Smash. Moxley responds with an Inside Out Lariat. Moxley nails Cobb with another Regal Knee for a two count. Moxley tells Cobb to bring it. Cobb puts Moxley on the top rope. Cobb with a straight right hand. Cobb goes for a German Suplex, but Moxley blocks it. Cobb clotheslines Moxley back into the ring. Moxley with a Running Knee Strike. Moxley plants Cobb with The Draping Death Rider to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jon Moxley via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (2) Tomohiro Ishii vs. (0) Jay White w/Gedo in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Trademark mind games from White after the bell rings. Ishii threatens to punch Gedo. Ishii kicks White in the gut. Ishii with clubbing blows to White’s back. Ishii rolls White back into the ring. Ishii with two forearm smashes. White reverses out of the irish whip from Ishii. Ishii ducks a clothesline from White. Gedo trips Ishii from the outside. White attacks Ishii from behind. White applies a side headlock. White goes for three shoulder tackles, but Ishii stands still. Ishii tells White to bring it. White drives his knee into the midsection of Ishii. Ishii drops White with a shoulder tackle. Ishii dumps White out of the ring. Ishii tosses White around the ringside area. White begs for mercy. Ishii throws a folding chair at White. Gedo punches Ishii in the back. White drives Ishii face first into the steel ring post. White runs Ishii into the ringside barricade. Ishii gets back in the ring at the count of nine.

White unloads three knife edge chops. White with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. White kicks Ishii in the back of the head. Ishii HeadButts the midsection of White. White applies a front face lock. White targets the back of Ishii’s neck. White drops Ishii with a NeckBreaker for a two count. White with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ishii creates distance with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii is lighting up White’s chest. White talks smack to Ishii. White repeatedly kicks Ishii in the face. Ishii answers back with five throat chops. Ishii ignores Red Shoes. Ishii is mauling White in the corner. White sends Ishii across the ring. Ishii fights out of the fireman’s carry position. White drills Ishii with a DDT. White with a Vertical Suplex into the red turnbuckle pad. White hits The Blade Buster for a two count. White goes for The Kiwi Crusher, but Ishii blocks it.

White continues to attack the back of Ishii’s neck. Ishii fires back with a Lethal Lariat. White with a Running Forearm Smash. Ishii PowerSlams White. Forearm Exchange. White with a FlatLiner/German Suplex Combination. White transitions into a ground and pound attack. White repeatedly stomps on the back of Ishii’s neck. White toys around with Ishii. Ishii is pissed. Ishii leans into forearms from White. White drops Ishii with a Snap Saito Suplex. Ishii pops back on his feet. Ishii with a massive forearm smash. Ishii puts White on the top turnbuckle. Ishii with The Stalling SuperPlex for a two count. Ishii goes for a PowerBomb, but White blocks it. Ishii with a High Angle Back Drop Driver. Ishii tells White to get up. A flurry of counters. Ishii HeadButts White. White responds with The Uranage Slam. White hits The Kiwi Crusher for a two count.

White with sharp elbow strikes. White repeatedly stomps on Ishii’s chest. Ishii and White are trading back and forth shots. White with The Sleeper Suplex. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Ishii counters with a German Suplex. White kicks Ishii in the face. Ishii with a corner clothesline. White delivers his combination offense. Ishii floors White with a Thunderous Lariat. Ishii PowerBombs White for a two count. Ishii transitions into a ground and pound attack. White negates The Sliding Lariat. Gedo hops on the ring apron to distract Red Shoes. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Ishii counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii connects with The Sliding Lariat for a two count. Ishii with a FlatLiner. Ishii with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Ishii plants White with The Vertical Drop Brain Buster to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tomohiro Ishii via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (0) Tetsuya Naito vs. (0) Taichi in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Taichi is trying to play mind games with Naito. Taichi backs himself in between the ropes. Naito is willing to give Taichi a free shot. Naito with a small package for a two count. Taichi ducks a clothesline from Naito. Naito avoids The Axe Bomber. Tranquilo Pose. Taichi is not impressed. Naito heads to the outside. Naito takes a lap around the ringside area. Naito with a shoulder block. Naito sweeps the legs of Taichi. Naito delivers The SlingShot Cabron. Naito plays to the crowd. Naito repeatedly stomps on Taichi’s back. Naito tosses Taichi around the ringside area. Taichi puts his valet in front of Naito. Taichi blocks a boot from Naito. Taichi low blows Naito. Taichi launches Naito over the barricade. Taichi delivers multiple chair shots. Taichi rolls Naito back into the ring. Taichi argues with Red Shoes.

Following a snap mare takeover, Taichi kicks Naito in the back. Taichi stands on Naito’s chest. Taichi mocks Naito. Taichi fish hooks Naito. Taichi continues to toy around with Naito. Naito fires back with three open hand chops. Naito is throwing forearms at Taichi. Taichi rakes the eyes of Naito. Kawada Kicks. Naito kicks Taichi in the jaw. Taichi responds with a Big Boot. Naito drops Taichi with The Running Knee. Naito is trying to build momentum. Naito with a Hip Toss. Naito dropkicks the back of Taichi’s head. Naito has Taichi draped across the middle rope. Naito with a Draping NeckBreaker. Naito follows that with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito with a Modified Full Nelson Lock. Naito stomps on Taichi’s back. Naito decks Taichi with a back elbow smash. Naito goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Taichi blocks it. Naito goes for a German Suplex, but Taichi counters with a back elbow smash. Taichi whips Naito chest first across the turnbuckle pad. Taichi with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Naito and Taichi are trading back and forth shots. Taichi drills Naito with The Kamagiri. Taichi rips off his pants. Naito dodges The SuperKick. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Taichi responds with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi goes for a PowerBomb, but Naito counters with a Hurricanrana. Taichi with a High Head Kick. Taichi hits The Back Drop Driver for a two count. Taichi puts on the iron glove. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Taichi. Naito with The Satellite DDT. Naito puts Taichi on the top turnbuckle. Naito with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Naito hits Gloria for a two count. Naito goes for The Destino, but Taichi blocks it. Taichi with a Screw High Kick. Taichi PowerBombs Naito. Taichi delivers The Axe Bomber. Taichi follows that with The Kamagiri for a two count. Taichi goes for The Black Mephisto, but Naito blocks it.

Naito knocks down the referee. Naito with a Pop Up Low Blow. Naito hits The Reverse Hurricanrana. Naito connects with The Destino for a two count. Naito goes for The Destino, but Taichi counters with The Black Mephisto. Naito blocks The SuperKick. Naito with a German Suplex. Taichi pops back on his feet. Naito inadvertently clocks Red Shoes with The Flying Forearm Smash. Naito knocks Yoshinobu Kanemaru off the ring apron. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito drills Taichi with The Brain Buster. Naito is trying to wake up Red Shoes. Naito goes for The Destino, but Taichi blocks it. Naito ducks a clothesline from Taichi. Taichi SuperKicks Naito for a two count. Taichi nails Naito with The Iron Glove. Taichi plants Naito with The Last Ride to pickup the victory.

Winner: Taichi via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez