NJPW Destruction In Beppu 2019 Results

NJPW Destruction In Beppu Results 9/15/19
Beppu B-Con Plaza
Oita, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Current Standings In The 2019 Young Lion Cup 

– Karl Fredericks 6 Points

– Shota Umino 6 Points

– Ren Narita 6 Points

– Clark Connors 6 Points

– Alex Coughlin 4 Points

– Yota Tsuji 2 Points

– Michael Richards 2 Points

– Yuya Uemura 0 Points

First Match: (6) Karl Fredericks vs. (2) Yota Tsuji in a 2019 Young Lion Cup Match 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Fredericks backs Tsuji into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Fredericks pats Tsuji on the head. Fredericks signals for the test of strength. Tsuji kicks Fredericks in the gut. Tsuji punches Fredericks in the back. Tsuji applies the cravate. Following a snap mare takeover, Tsuji applies a rear chin lock. Tsuji transitions into a side headlock. Fredericks with shots to the midsection of Tsuji. Quick stalemate. Tsuji slaps Fredericks in the chest. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fredericks applies a side headlock. Fredericks transitions into a wrist lock. Tsuji with a single leg takedown. Tsuji bends the left ankle of Fredericks.

Fredericks applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Tsuji applies a side headlock. Fredericks drops down on the canvas. Fredericks leapfrogs over Tsuji. Fredericks goes for a Hip Toss, but Tsuji blocks it. Tsuji hammers down on the injured right shoulder of Fredericks. Tsuji bodyslams Fredericks for a one count. Tsuji with three shoulder blocks. Tsuji punches the back of Fredericks neck. Tsuji with a Hip Toss. Tsuji applies The Kimura Lock. Fredericks crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Tsuji stomps on the right shoulder of Fredericks. Fredericks with two elbow smashes.

Tsjui drops Fredericks with a shoulder tackle. Tsuji follows that with a Standing Frog Splash. Tsuji applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Tsuji repeatedly stomps on Frederick’s chest. Tsuji wraps the right shoulder of Fredericks around the top rope. Tsuji with forearm shivers. Fredericks slaps Tsuji in the chest. Fredericks with rapid fire elbow smashes in the corner. Tsuji responds with a Flying Forearm Smash. Fredericks dropkicks Tsuji. Fredericks with a Jumping Knee Strike. Fredericks lands The Stinger Splash. Fredericks with a Hip Toss. Fredericks with a Leaping Elbow Drop for a two count. Tsuji and Fredericks are trading back and forth shots. Fredericks hits The Spine Buster. Fredericks makes Tsuji tap out to The Single Leg Crab.

Winner: Karl Fredericks via Submission 

Second Match: (6) Shota Umino vs. (4) Alex Coughlin in a 2019 Young Lion Cup Match 

Test Of Strength. Coughlin applies a waist lock. Coughlin with a double leg takedown. Coughlin applies a front face lock. Coughlin backs Umino into the red turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Umino applies a wrist lock. Coughlin reverses the hold. Umino transitions into a side headlock. Coughlin with a drop down escape. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Umino applies another side headlock. Umino runs into Coughlin. Coughlin pie faces Umino. Umino tells Coughlin to bring it. Umino drops Coughlin with a shoulder tackle.

Umino stomps on Coughlin’s chest. Coughlin drives his knee into the midsection of Umino. Coughlin with clubbing blows to Umino’s back. Coughlin uppercuts Umino. Coughlin repeatedly stomps on Umino’s chest. Coughlin with a Hip Toss for a two count. Coughlin applies The Key Lock. Umino puts his foot on the bottom rope. Coughlin unloads two knife edge chops. Umino responds with a running elbow smash. Umino with a Vertical Suplex. Umino is throwing forearms at Coughlin. Umino scores the elbow knockdown. Umino with a basement dropkick.

Umino sends Coughlin across the ring. Umino with a running elbow smash. Umino delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Umino goes for The German Suplex, but Coughlin blocks it. Umino punches Coughlin in the back. Coughlin dropkicks Umino. Coughlin with a Gut Wrench Suplex. Coughlin locks in The Boston Crab. Umino crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Coughlin stomps on Umino’s back. Coughlin with an open hand palm strike. Umino hits The SpineBuster. Uppercut/Chop Exchange. Umino dropkicks Coughlin. Umino lands another Missile Dropkick for a two count. Umino plants Coughlin with The Fisherman’s Suplex to pickup the victory.

Winner: Shota Umino via Pinfall 

Third Match: Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi, Ren Narita and Yuya Uemura vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare, Clark Connors, and Michael Richards in a 8-Man Tag Team Match 

Narita and Connors will start things off. Chain grappling exchange. Connors knocks Uemura off the ring apron. Narita kicks Connors in the gut. Narita applies a front face lock. Connors transitions into a wrist lock. Narita reverses the hold. Narita applies The Kimura Lock. Connors escapes the hold. Henare and Uemura are tagged in. Uemura gives Connors a receipt. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Uemura applies a side headlock. Henare delivers a gut punch. Uemura goes for a shoulder tackle, but Henare stands still. Henare tells Uemura to bring it. Shoulder Block Exchange. Henare blasts Uemura with a knife edge chop. Uemura responds with a deep arm-drag. Uemura repeatedly stomps on Henare’s chest. Uemura with a heavy chop. Henare drops Uemura with a shoulder tackle. Nakanishi and The LA Dojo Boys clears the ring.

Henare whips Uemura back first across the turnbuckles for a two count. Henare applies the kimura lock. Henare tags in Nakanishi. Nakanishi kicks Uemura in the gut. Double Chop. Nakanishi slams Uemura’s head on the left boot of Connors. Nakanishi tags in Connors. Connors repeatedly stomps on Uemura’s chest. Connors tags in Richards. Connors knocks Narita off the apron. Richards bodyslams Uemura for a two count. Richards with clubbing blows to Uemura’s back. Richards whips Uemura into the blue turnbuckle pad. Richards with a corner clothesline. Richards tags in Henare. Henare with a knife edge chop. Henare with a snap mare takedown for a two count. Narita needs to create separation. Forearm Exchange. Henare continues to chop Uemura in the chest. Uemura reverses out of the irish whip from Henare. Uemura dropkicks Henare. Uemura tags in Narita.

Narita clears the ring. Narita with a running elbow smash. Narita follows that with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Narita goes for an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex, but Henare blocks it. Henare delivers his combination offense. Henare with a single leg dropkick. Henare tags in Nakanishi. Nakanishi charges towards Nagata. Nakanishi unloads three knife edge chops. Narita dropkicks Nakanishi. Narita ducks a clothesline from Nakanishi. Narita kicks Nakanishi in the gut. Narita bodyslams Nakanishi. Narita tags in Nagata. Nagata with Three Mid-Kicks. Nagata with The Helluva Kick. Nagata goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Nakanishi blocks it. Nagata ducks a clothesline from Nakanishi. Nagata with a fake out dropkick. Nakanishi Spears Nagata. Nakanishi plays to the crowd. Nakanishi with a Running Clothesline for a two count. Pier six brawl on the floor.

Nakanishi goes for The Argentine BackBreaker, but Nagata lands back on his feet. Nakanishi decks Nagata with a back elbow smash. Nagata responds with The Exploder Suplex. Taguchi and Richards are tagged in. Hip Attack Party. Taguchi kicks Nakanishi in the gut. Nakanishi negates The Flying Hip Attack. Taguchi is getting demolished in the corner. Connors Spears Taguchi. Henare follows that with a Leaping Tomahawk Chop. Nakanishi with a Splash. Richards wraps this sequence with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Richards with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Richards goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Taguchi lands back on his feet. Richards clotheslines Taguchi for a two count. Narita kicks Richards in the ribs. Richards answers with forearm shivers. Richard dumps Narita out of the ring. Taguchi connects with The Flying Hip Attack for a two count. Richards escapes The Ankle Lock. Taguchi dropkicks the left knee of Richards. Taguchi makes Richards tap out to The Ankle Lock.

Winner: Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi, Ren Narita, and Yuya Uemura via Submission 

Fourth Match: Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, and Douki vs. Jushin Thunder Liger and Roppongi 3K in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Suzuki Gun attacks Liger and R3K before the bell rings. Kanemaru rakes the eyes of Yoh. Suzuki kicks Liger in the gut. Kanemaru throws Yoh into the steel barricade. Kanemaru sends Yoh across the ring. Yoh kicks Kanemaru in the face. Yoh ducks two clotheslines from Kanemaru. Yoh with a Spinning Forearm Smash. Yoh is fired up. Yoh uppercuts Kanemaru. Yoh applies a wrist lock. Kanemaru kicks Yoh in the face. Kanemaru sends Yoh tumbling to the floor. Suzuki knocks Liger off the ring apron. Chaos in Beppu. Suzuki and Liger are brawling in the crowd. Suzuki buries Liger under the barricade. Kanemaru with a Slicing Leg Drop. Yoh gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Kanemaru stomps on Yoh’s back. Kanemaru brings Yoh to the corner. Suzuki tags himself in.

Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki kicks Yoh in the back for a two count. Suzuki works on his joint manipulation game. Liger repeatedly kicks Suzuki in the chest. Liger is throwing forearms at Suzuki. Liger with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Suzuki delivers a Helluva Kick. Suzuki sends Liger crashing into the steel barricade. Suzuki blasts Liger with a steel chair. Suzuki leans into forearms from Yoh. It takes Suzuki one forearm smash to put down Yoh. Suzuki tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru stomps on Yoh’s chest. Yoh kicks Kanemaru in the chest. Kanemaru pulls Yoh down to the mat. Yoh blocks a boot from Kanemaru. Yoh drops Kanemaru with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Yoh tags in Liger. Douki kicks Liger in the gut. Douki punches Liger in the back. Liger shoves Kanemaru into Douki. Douki ducks a clothesline from Liger. Liger with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Douki tags in Suzuki.

Liger tells Suzuki to bring it. Suzuki shoves Liger. That leads us to an Open Hand Chop Exchange. Liger with a Corner Shotei. Liger plays to the crowd. Liger goes for The Brain Buster, but Suzuki counters with The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Sho breaks the submission hold. Kanemaru dumps Sho out of the ring. Suzuki with another Helluva Kick. Suzuki goes for The PK, but Liger counters with an open hand chop. Suzuki runs around Liger. Suzuki applies The Sleeper Hold. The referee is distracted by Douki. Suzuki starts ripping off Liger’s mask. Suzuki shoves down the referee. Liger reverses out of the irish whip from Suzuki. Liger nails Suzuki with The Shotei. Sho and Douki are tagged in. Sho ducks a clothesline from Douki. Forearm Exchange.

Douki with a running elbow smash. Sho Spears Douki. Sho goes for The Deadlift German Suplex, but Kanemaru gets in the way. Suzuki Gun demolishes Sho in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki Gun hits their PK/Running Dropkick Combination. Douki with a SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Yoh whips Kanemaru into the barricade. Liger drives Suzuki face first into the steel ring post. Douki with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Douki with three sharp elbow strikes. R3K with Stereo Jumping Knee Strikes. Yoh dropkicks Kanemaru to the floor. Yoh with a SlingShot Pescado. Sho goes for The Power Charger, but Douki lands back on his feet. Douki ducks a clothesline from Sho. Douki rolls Sho over for a two count. Douki with an open palm strike. R3K plants Douki with The 3K to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jushin Thunder Liger & Roppongi 3K via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Kota Ibushi, Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles, Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma vs. KENTA, Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo, Bad Luck Fale, and Yujiro Takahashi in a 10-Man Tag Team Match 

Bullet Club attacks Team Ibushi before the bell rings. Birds Of Prey throws Phantasmo and Ishimori out of the ring. Ospreay shows off his athleticism. Birds Of Prey with Stereo Pescado’s to the floor. Ospreay rolls Ishimori back into the ring. Eagles kicks Ishimori in the gut. Ospreay throws Phantamso into the barricade. Eagles slams Ishimori’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Eagles with a knife edge chop. Ishimori side steps Eagles into the turnbuckle pad. Fale clotheslines Eagles. Ishimori knocks Ospreay off the ring apron. Fale delivers a gut punch. Gino Gambino drops Eagles with a back hand chop. Bullet Club prevents Makabe from attacking Gambino. Ishimori with a straight right hand. Fale sends Makabe chest first into the barricade. Ishimori applies the cravate. Phantasmo tags himself in. Phantasmo with a Flying Back Rake. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half.

Eagles needs to create separation. Phantasmo tags in Fale. Fale bodyslams Eagles. The Tongan Massage Parlor is open for business. Fale tags in Kenta. Kenta bodyslams Eagles. Kenta with two elbow drops for a two count. Takahashi tags himself in. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with a sliding dropkick for a two count. Takahashi toys around with Eagles. Eagles is throwing forearms at Takahashi. Takahashi drives his knee into the midsection of Eagles. Eagles with a side kick. Eagles creates distance with a Standing Slice Bread. Eagles tags in Makabe. Makabe drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Makabe clears the ring. Makabe with a corner clothesline. Makabe plays to the crowd. Makabe transitions into a Corner Mount. Fale attacks Makabe from behind. Fale goes for The Body Avalanche, but Makabe ducks out of the way. Running Clothesline Exchange. Makabe clotheslines Fale over the top rope. Makabe with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Takahashi hits The Reverse DDT. Ibushi and Kenta are tagged in.

Stereo Running Boots. Forearm Exchange. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi nails Kenta with The Mid-Kick. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Kenta with a running knee lift. Ibushi denies The PK. Spinning Back Kick Exchange. Both men are knocked down after a double head kick. Ibushi tags in Honma. Honma is throwing forearms at Kenta. Honma with a running elbow smash. Honma with a Running Bulldog. Honma goes for The Kokeshi HeadButt, but Kenta ducks out of the way. Honma takes a ride on The Bullet Club Train. Kenta with a Spinning Kick. Kenta with a Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Pier six brawl on the floor. Kenta signals for The GTS. Eagles with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishimori responds with a Pump Kick. Ospreay with a Spinning Back Kick. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Ospreay. Ospreay with a HandSpring Double Back Flip Kick. Kenta drills Ospreay with The Big Boot. Honma with forearm shivers. Kenta answers with a Spinning Back Fist. Kenta avoids The Diving Kokeshi HeadButt. Kenta connects with The PK for a two count. Kenta plants Honma with The GTS to pickup the victory.

Winner: KENTA, Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo, Bad Luck Fale, and Yujiro Takahashi via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, and Rocky Romero vs. Sanada, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Goto and Takagi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Goto applies a side headlock. Shoulder Block/Forearm Exchange. Goto negates The Noshigami. Takagi with a forearm smash. Goto fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Takagi denies The GTR. Takagi with a snap mare takeover. Goto avoids The Sliding Lariat. Goto with a side headlock takeover. Takagi answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takagi kicks Goto in the gut. Takagi punches Goto in the back. Takagi HeadButts Goto. Takagi tags in Bushi. Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. Bushi sends Goto across the ring. Goto drops Bushi with a shoulder tackle. Goto throws Takagi into the steel barricade. Goto stomps on Bushi’s back. Goto hammers down on the back of Bushi’s neck. Goto tags in Romero. Chaos are cutting the ring in half.

Romero kicks Bushi in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Romero with a basement dropkick. Romero targets the back of Bushi’s neck. Romero tags in Okada. Okada dumps Bushi back first on the canvas. Okada with a SlingShot Senton. Okada tags in Goto. Goto with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Goto applies a rear chin lock. Goto transitions into a wrist lock. Goto tags in Okada. Double Shoulder Tackle. Bushi with shots to the midsection of Okada. Okada punches Bushi in the back. Bushi avoids The FlapJack. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Okada. Bushi creates distance with a DDT. Bushi tags in Sanada. Sanada with a running forearm smash. Sanada scores the elbow knockdown. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Okada. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Okada. Sanada clears the ring. Sanada blocks a boot from Okada. Sanada with a single leg takedown. Sanada goes for The Paradise Lock, but Okada blocks it.

Okada uppercuts Sanada. Sanada responds with a Hurricanrana. Sanada applies The Paradise Lock. Sanada plays to the crowd. Sanada with a low dropkick for a two count. Okada fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Okada with two running elbow smashes. Okada kicks Sanada in the gut. Okada nails Sanada with The DDT for a two count. Okada bodyslams Sanada. Okada dives over Sanada. Sanada decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Sanada goes for The TKO, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada prepares for The Rain Maker. Okada hits The FlapJack. Okada tags in Romero. Romero ducks a clothesline from Bushi. Romero with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Forever Clotheslines. Sanada kicks Romero in the face. Romero drills Sanada with The Rewind Kick for a two count.

Romero goes for The Slice Bread, but Sanada blocks it. Takagi with a corner clothesline. LIJ with Stereo Basement Dropkicks for a two count. Chaos and LIJ are brawling on the floor. Sanada applies The Skull End. Goto clotheslines Sanada. Goto and Takagi are trading back and forth shots. Takagi with a forearm smash. Takagi follows that with a right jab. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi. Bushi responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Okada with a Big Boot. Okada ducks a clothesline from Sanada. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Sanada counters with Skull End. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada with a Pop Up Cutter. Romero with a big haymaker. Sanada makes Romero tap out to The Swinging Skull End.

Winner: Sanada, Shingo Takagi and Bushi via Submission 

Seventh Match: Tetsuya Naito & EVIL vs. Jay White & Chase Owens w/Gedo 

Bullet Club attacks LIJ before the bell rings. White stomps on EVIL’s back. Bullet Club are double teaming EVIL in the corner. EVIL side steps Owens into the turnbuckle pad. EVIL drops White with a shoulder tackle. Owens kicks EVIL in the gut. EVIL responds with another shoulder tackle. EVIL stomps on Owens back. EVIL tags in Naito. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito kicks Owens in the gut. Naito hammers down on the back of Owens neck. Naito applies a sleeper hold. Naito transitions into a headscissors arm-lock. Naito tags in EVIL.

EVIL kicks Owens in the ribs. EVIL with a clubbing axe handle strike. Owens with a forearm smash. EVIL blasts Owens with a knife edge chop. EVIL applies a wrist lock. Owens reverses out of the irish whip from EVIL. White drives his knee into EVIL’s back. EVIL knocks White off the ring apron. EVIL decks Owens with a back elbow smash. White trips EVIL from the outside. White pulls EVIL out of the ring. White applies a full nelson lock. Owens with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. White repeatedly stomps on Naito’s chest. Owens runs EVIL into the steel barricade. Owens and EVIL are brawling in the crowd. EVIL gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen.

Owens is choking EVIL with his boot. Owens tags in White. White with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. White applies a side headlock. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. Owens with a high knee strike. Owens mocks EVIL. Owens with a Pendulum BackBreaker for a two count. Owens toys around with EVIL. EVIL is displaying his fighting spirit. Owens rakes the eyes of EVIL. EVIL throws the right leg of Owens at Red Shoes. Owens blocks the thrust kick from EVIL. Owens with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Stalemate in the center of the ring. EVIL creates distance with The Fisherman’s Buster. Naito and White are tagged in. White mocks Naito. White with a running knee strike. White throws Naito into the barricade. White rolls Naito back into the ring. Naito ducks a clothesline from White. Naito spits at White. Naito with a deep arm-drag. Naito follows that with a Hurricanrana.

Naito tosses White around the ringside area. Naito drops White with a NeckBreaker. Naito dropkicks the back of White. Naito delivers The Combination Cabron. Naito with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. White reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. White avoids The Flying Forearm Smash. White drills Naito with The DDT. White tags in Owens. Owens knocks EVIL off the ring apron. Owens kicks Naito in the gut. White with a Running European Uppercut. Owens follows that with a Running Forearm Smash. White hits The Blade Buster. Owens connects with The Shining Wizard for a two count. White dumps EVIL out of the ring. Naito negates The Package PileDriver. Owens rolls Naito over for a two count. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but EVIL gets in the way. White with a knife edge chop. EVIL responds with Darkness Falls. Owens thrust kicks the midsection of EVIL. EVIL denies The V-Trigger. EVIL with a Discus Forearm Smash. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito with a Flying Jack Knife Cover for a two count. Naito plants Owens with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito & Chase Owens via Pinfall 

Eight Match: The Guerrillas Of Destiny (c) w/Jado vs. Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi Hashi For The IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Tama Tonga and Tomohiro Ishii will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tonga applies a side headlock. Tonga runs into Ishii. Ishii tells Tonga to bring it. Tonga with a running shoulder block. Tonga is throwing forearms at Ishii. Tonga drops down on the canvas. Tonga leapfrogs over Ishii. Tonga with a deep arm-drag. Tonga runs around with Ishii. Ishii negates The Gun Stun. Ishii goes for The Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Tonga lands back on his feet. Tonga avoids The Sliding Lariat. Tonga kicks Ishii in the gut. Tonga with a forearm smash. Ishii reverses out of the irish whip from Tonga. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Loa kicks Ishii in the back. Loa punches Ishii. Hashi kicks Tonga in the back. Loa runs into Hashi. Hashi with forearm shivers. Loa drops Hashi with a shoulder tackle. GOD with Stereo Body Avalanches. Chaos answers with Stereo Running Forearm Smashes.

GOD regains control with Stereo Dropkicks. Tonga throws Ishii into the steel barricade. Loa bodyslams Hashi on the floor. Loa repeatedly stomps on Hashi’s chest. Tonga rolls Ishii back into the ring. Tonga with the cover for a two count. Tonga transitions into a ground and pound attack. Tonga starts choking Ishii. Tonga tags in Loa. Loa is choking Ishii with his boot. Red Shoes admonishes Loa. Loa bodyslams Ishii. Loa with an elbow drop for a two count. Loa is raining down forearm strikes. Ishii wants more punishment. GOD are cutting the ring in half. Stereo Elbow Knockdowns for a two count. Ishii HeadButts the midsection of Tonga. Tonga with a clubbing axe handle strike. Tonga drops Ishii with a forearm smash. Tonga spits at Ishii. Tonga with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Tonga tags in Loa.

Loa knocks Hashi off the ring apron. Ishii unloads three knife edge chops. Loa responds with a collection of forearms. Loa drives Ishii back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Ishii is trapped in GOD’s corner. Loa with a snap mare takeover for a two count. Loa applies the cobra clutch. Loa bodyslams Ishii. GOD with Two SlingShot Sentons. Tonga dropkicks Ishii. Loa with a Running PowerSlam for a two count. Loa goes for a PowerBomb, but Ishii lands back on his feet. Loa shoves Tonga into Loa. Loa side steps Ishii into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga with a running elbow smash. Ishii drops Loa with a shoulder block. Ishii creates distance with a Saito Suplex. Ishii tags in Hashi. Hashi unloads two knife edge chops. Loa reverses out of the irish whip from Hashi. Hashi ducks a clothesline from Loa. Hashi with a corner clothesline. Hashi has GOD draped across the top rope.

Hashi delivers a Double Dropkick. Loa goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Hashi lands back on his feet. Hashi applies a waist lock. Loa denies The O’Connor Roll. Hashi hits The Head Hunter for a two count. Hashi tags in Ishii. Hashi with a running chop. Ishii with a forearm smash. Loa drops Hashi with The Big Boot. Loa with a right jab. Loa whips Hashi into Ishii. Chaos with a Double Belly to Back Suplex. Loa responds with a Double Clothesline. Loa goes for a PowerBomb, but Ishii counters with a Back Body Drop. Ishii blocks a boot from Loa. Forearm Exchange. Ishii HeadButts Loa. Loa clotheslines Ishii. GOD hits their NeckBreaker/Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Loa PowerBombs Ishii for a two count. Loa goes for Ape Shit, but Ishii lands back on his feet. Ishii with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hashi dropkicks the left knee of Loa. Hashi drills Loa with a DDT. Hashi thrust kicks the midsection of Loa. Hashi with The CodeBreaker. Ishii follows that with a German Suplex. Ishii drops Loa with a Running Lariat for a two count. Loa negates The Vertical Drop Brain Buster. Loa with a forearm smash. Ishii PowerSlams Loa. Loa Spears Ishii.

Tonga and Hashi are tagged in. Hashi chops Tonga in the chest. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Hashi. Tonga with a Leaping NeckBreaker. Hashi responds with a Running Hurricanrana. Loa drives Hashi back first into the turnbuckle pad. Hashi avoids The Stinger Splash. Ishii with a corner clothesline. Hashi with a Spinning Heel Kick to Loa. Tonga with Two Tongan Twists. Tonga hits Veleno. GOD with Stereo Superfly Splashes for a two count. GOD goes for The Magic Killer, but Ishii gets in the way. Ishii kicks Tonga in the face. Ishii decks Loa with a back elbow smash. GOD with Two Magic Killers for a two count. Tonga lands The Stinger Splash. Ishii negates The Super PowerBomb. Hashi applies The Butterfly Lock. Ishii gets Loa trapped in a Sleeper Hold. Tonga refuses to quit. Hashi attacks Jado with the kendo stick. Hashi SuperKicks Loa. Ishii HeadButts Loa. Tonga goes for The Gun Stun, but Ishii counters with a PowerBomb. Hashi with a Running Meteora for a two count. Hashi with a Running Inside Out Lariat. Hashi hits The Brain Buster for a two count. Hashi prepares for Karma. Hashi is distracted by Kenta. Tonga rolls Hashi over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, The Guerrillas Of Destiny via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Zack Sabre Jr For The REVPro British Heavyweight Championship 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Chain grappling exchange. Sabre signals for the test of strength. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Tanahashi reverses the hold. Sabre with an arm-drag takeover. Tanahashi applies a side headlock. Sabre answers with the headscissors escape. Test Of Strength. Sabre applies a bow and arrow stretch. Tanahashi reverses the hold. Sabre transitions into a strangle hold. Sabre is getting flustered because Tanahashi continues to counter his submission holds. Tanahashi tells Sabre to bring it. Sabre backs Tanahashi into the turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Sabre shoves Tanahashi. Sabre uppercuts Tanahashi. Tanahashi decks Sabre with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi with a Flying Crossbody Block off the second rope. Tanahashi with a deep arm-drag. Tanahashi chop blocks Sabre. Tanahashi attacks the left leg of Sabre.

Sabre slithers out of the ring. Sabre takes a rest bit on the outside. Tanahashi wants Sabre to get back in the ring. Sabre attacks Yuya Uemura. Tanahashi throws Sabre into the steel barricade. Tanahashi rolls Sabre back into the ring. Uppercut Exchange. Tanahashi goes for a Senton Splash, but Sabre counters with The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Sabre hyperextends the left shoulder of Tanahashi. Tanahashi reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Sabre repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Tanahashi. Tanahashi with forearm shivers. Tanahashi goes for Twist and Shout, but Sabre counters with The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Sabre cranks on the injured shoulder of Tanahashi. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Tanahashi with desperation forearm strikes. Sabre with a shoulder tackle. Tanahashi responds with a flying forearm smash. Tanahashi dropkicks the left knee of Sabre. Tanahashi drops Sabre with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi bodyslams Sabre. Tanahashi follows that with a SomerSault Senton for a two count.

Standing Switch Exchange. Tanahashi locks in The Cobra Twist. Sabre puts his foot on the second rope to force the break. Tanahashi goes for a Baseball Slide Dropkick, but Sabre counters with a Knee Bar. Sabre abuses the referee’s five count. Sabre with a Draping Arm-Breaker. Sabre argues with the referee. Tanahashi with Two Dragon Screw Leg Whips on the middle rope. Sabre denies The Texas CloverLeaf. Sabre applies a triangle choke. Tanahashi transitions into a cross-arm-breaker. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sabre applies The Jim Breaks Arm-Bar. Tanahash scrambles towards the bottom rope. Sabre and Tanahashi are trading back and forth uppercuts.

Sabre HeadButts the chest of Tanahashi. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade. Tanahashi follows that with a Reverse SlingBlade. Tanahashi lands The High Fly Flow. Tanahashi applies a Modified Texas Clover Leaf. Sabre responds with a Guillotine Choke. Tanahashi breaks free with Two Twist and Shouts. Sabre hits The Zack Driver. Second Uppercut Exchange. Sabre with The Wrist Kick. Tanahashi denies The PK. Tanahashi with a Straight Jacket German Suplex for a two count. Tanahashi goes for The Dragon Suplex, but Sabre blocks it. Tanahashi with The European Clutch for a two count. Sabre applies another cross-arm-breaker. Tanahashi rolls Sabre over for a two count. Tanahashi locks in The Cobra Twist. Sabre rolls Tanahashi over to pickup the victory.

Winner: New REVPro British Heavyweight Champion, Zack Sabre Jr via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez