NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 Results

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 Results
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NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 Pre-Show 

Pre-Show Match: Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, and Toru Yano (c) vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Robbie Eagles, and Yoshi Hashi vs. EVIL, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi vs. Taichi, El Desperado, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi in a Gauntlet Match For The NEVER OpenWeight 6-Man Tag Team Championship 

Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Robbie Eagles, and Yoshi Hashi 

Bullet Club attacks Chaos before the bell rings. Eagles with forearm shivers. Eagles kicks Fale in the gut. Fale drops Eagles with a shoulder tackle. Fale hits The Grenade for a two count. Owens slams Hashi’s head on the ring apron. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Eagles lands back on his feet. Chaos with Stereo SuperKicks. Hashi drops Fale with a Running Clothesline. Ishii and Owens are tagged in. Owens kicks Ishii in the face. Forearm Exchange. Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Ishii.

Takahashi with a Reverse DDT. Takahashi follows that with a Sliding Dropkick to Hashi. Takahashi thrust kicks the midsection of Ishii. Owens with a running knee lift. Fale bodyslams Ishii. Owens with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Eagles responds with The Standing Slice Bread. Eagles with a SlingShot Pescado. Owens and Ishii are trading back and forth shots. Owens drops Ishii with a Rebound Lariat. Owens tells Ishii to get up. Owens with a High Knee Lift. Hashi SuperKicks Owens. Hashi with a Rewind Kick. Ishii connects with The Vertical Drop Brain Buster. Bullet Club has been eliminated.

Tomohiro Ishii, Robbie Eagles, and Yoshi Hashi vs. Taichi, El Desperado, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru 

Pier six brawl after the bell rings. Taichi is choking Ishii with the mic stand. Kanemaru with a Running Elbow Smash. Desperado with a corner clothesline. Ishii avoids The Axe Bomber. Ishii is displaying his fighting spirit. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi hits The Axe Bomber for a two count. Ishii blocks The RoundHouse Kick. Ishii with a German Suplex. Taichi side steps Ishii into the turnbuckle pad. Taichi with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Desperado Spears Ishii. Hashi dropkicks the left knee of Kanemaru. Taichi with a Kamigiri Kick. Taichi rips off pants. Forearm Exchange. Ishii HeadButts Taichi. Taichi with a High Head Kick. Ishii clotheslines Taichi. Desperado and Eagles are tagged in. Eagles with a straight right hand. Eagles with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Desperado negates The Ron Miller Special. Eagles kicks Desperado in the gut. Kanemaru kicks Eagles in the back.

Desperado with a Running European Uppercut. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Suzuki Gun are double teaming Eagles. Kanemaru nails Eagles with The Reverse DDT for a two count. Eagles avoids Deep Impact. Eagles decks Kanemaru with a back elbow smash. Standing Switch Exchange. Eagles rolls Kanemaru over to pickup the victory. Suzuki Gun has been eliminated.

Tomohiro Ishii, Robbie Eagles, and Yoshi Hashi vs. EVIL, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi 

EVIL and Ishii are exchanging forearms on the outside. Eagles with an Arm-Drag TakeDown. Eagles with a Running Hurricanrana. Eagles dropkicks Bushi. Bushi responds with a Pendulum Kick. Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. Bushi drops Eagles with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Bushi tags in EVIL. EVIL knocks Ishii off the ring apron. The referee is trying to calm down Ishii. EVIL applies a wrist lock. EVIL with a running elbow smash. EVIL sweeps the legs of Eagles. EVIL slaps the mat. EVIL clears the ring. EVIL hits The Bronco Buster for a two count.

EVIl tags in Takagi. Eagles unloads three knife edge chops. It takes Takagi one chop to put down Eagles. Takagi blocks a boot from Eagles. Eagles fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Eagles creates distance with The Turbo Back Pack. Eagles tags in Hashi. Hashi brings the fight to Takagi. Hashi hits The Head Hunter. Hashi with a running chop in the corner. Hashi has Takagi draped across the top rope. Hashi dropkicks Takagi in the back for a two count. Hashi goes for a Fisherman’s Buster, but Takagi blocks it.

Forearm Exchange. Hashi delivers his combination offense. Lariat Exchange. EVIL and Ishii are tagged in. Forearm/Shoulder Tackle Exchange. Eagles puts Bushi down. EVIL with a shoulder tackle. Ishii takes a ride on The LIJ Train. EVIL with a Running Lariat for a two count. Bushi lands The Suicide Dive. Ishii negates Everything Is EVIL. EVIL with a Discus Forearm Smash. Ishii HeadButts EVIL. EVIL responds with a Lariat. EVIL connects with Darkness Falls to pickup the victory. Chaos has been eliminated.

EVIL, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, and Toru Yano 

Yano rolls EVIL over for a two count. EVIL kicks Yano in the gut. Yano reverses out of the irish whip from EVIL. Yano removes the neutral corner turnbuckle pad. Takagi trips Yano from the outside. Bushi with a low dropkick. EVIL tags in Takagi. Takagi applies a wrist lock. Takagi side steps Yano into the exposed steel. Takagi with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Takagi tags in Bushi. Bushi repeatedly stomps on Yano’s chest. Bushi wrap his t-shirt around Yano’s neck. The referee admonishes Bushi. Yano pulls Bushi down to the mat. Yano tags in Makabe. Makabe clears the ring. Makabe with a corner clothesline. EVIL attacks Makabe from behind.

Makabe with three corner clotheslines. Makabe transitions into a Corner Mount. Makabe hits The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Bushi uses the referee for leverage. Bushi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Bushi follows that with a Snap DDT. Bushi tags in Takagi. Forearm Exchange. Takagi goes for a Saito Suplex, but Makabe blocks it. Collision in the center of the ring. Makabe avoids The Pumping Bomber. Makabe with a Running Lariat. Makabe tags in Taguchi. Hip Attack Party.

Taguchi kicks the left knee of Takagi. Taguchi delivers The Three Amigos. Taguchi plays to the crowd. Bushi with a low dropkick. Yano responds with an Inverted Atomic Drop. EVIL drops Yano with a shoulder tackle. Makabe clears the field with a Double Clothesline. Taguchi connects with The Bomaye. Taguchi follows that with The Dodon for a two count. Taguchi applies The Ankle Lock. Takagi escapes the hold. Bushi blinds Taguchi with mist. Takagi nails Taguchi with The Pumping Bomber. Takagi plants Taguchi with Made In Japan to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NEVER OpenWeight 6-Man Tag Team Champions, (EVIL, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi) via Pinfall 

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Night 2 !!!! 

First Match: Jyushin Thunder Liger & Naoki Sano w/Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Ryu Lee in Jyushin Thunder Liger’s Retirement Match 

Liger and Takahashi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takahashi backs Liger into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Liger turns Takahashi over. Liger pats Takahashi in the chest. Liger applies a wrist lock. Liger with a single leg takedown. Liger applies The SurfBoard Stretch. Liger adds a rear chin lock to increase the pressure to the neck. Liger continues to stretch Takahashi. Liger locks in The Romero Special. Takahashi tags in Lee. Takahashi knocks Sano off the ring apron. Takahashi and Lee are double teaming Liger. Lee with a running forearm smash. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Stereo Basement Dropkicks. Lee applies the bow and arrow stretch. Lee with a Sliding Boot for a two count. Lee applies a wrist lock. Takahashi and Lee are cutting the ring in half.

Takahashi applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Takahashi repeatedly stomps on Liger’s chest. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Takahashi drops Liger with a knife edge chop. Takahashi tags in Lee. Liger side steps Takahashi into the turnbuckle pad. Liger with Two Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreakers. Liger tags in Sano. Sano delivers a Double Missile Dropkick. Takahashi SuperKicks Sano. Sano responds with a Double Dropkick. Sano drops Lee with a shoulder tackle. Forearm Exchange. Lee with a Jumping Knee Strike. Sano with an Inside Out Lariat. Sano tags in Liger. Liger runs into Takahashi. Liger and Takahashi are trading back and forth shots.

Takahashi puts Liger down in the corner. Takahashi talks smack to Liger. Takahashi with forearm shivers. Takahashi shoves the referee. Takahashi is mauling Liger in the corner. Liger PowerBombs Takahashi. Liger with clubbing palm strikes. Liger goes for a PowerBomb, but Lee counters with a Dropkick. Liger and Sano avoids The SomerSault Plancha. Liger sends Lee face first into the steel ring post. Liger rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Liger PowerBombs Takahashi for a two count. Liger goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Takahashi with a German Suplex. Liger responds with The Shotei.

Liger nails Takahashi with The Brain Buster for a two count. Lee dropkicks Sano to the floor. Lee lands The Suicide Dive. Takahashi hits The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Lee with a Jumping Knee Strike. Takahashi SuperKicks Liger. Stereo Knee Strikes for a two count. Takahashi with a Running Death Valley Driver into the blue turnbuckle pad. Takahashi goes for The Time Bomb, but Liger rolls him over for a two count. Takahashi drops Liger with a Running Lariat. Takahashi connects with The Time Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiromu Takahashi & Ryu Lee via Pinfall 

Second Match: El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Roppongi 3K w/Rocky Romero For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

R3K dropkicks Bullet Club to the floor. R3K with Stereo SomerSault Plancha’s. Yoh with clubbing blows to Phantasmo’s back. Yoh drop toe holds Phantasmo into a Sliding Dropkick from Sho. Double Hip Toss. Wish Bone Attack. R3K are double teaming Phantasmo. Bullet Club regroups on the outside. Sho applies a side headlock. Phantasmo dropkicks Sho. Bullet Club are destroying Yoh on the outside. Phantasmo tags in Ishimori. Ishimori with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishimori follows that with a Sliding German Suplex. Ishimori goes for The 450 Splash, but Sho ducks out of the way. Ishimori shows off his speed and athleticism. Ishimori applies the cravate. Bullet Club starts cutting the ring in half.

Double Back Rake. Ishimori applies a front face lock. Ishimori tags in Phantasmo. Phantasmo with a SpringBoard Back Rake. Phantasmo kicks Sho in the ribs. Phantasmo wipes out Rocky Romero. Phantasmo with a Flying Splash for a two count. Phantasmo tags in Ishimori. Ishimori gets Sho tied in the tree of woe. Ishimori with a Sliding Dropkick. Bullet Club with a Double Groin Stomp in the corner. Bullet Club continues to abuse the referee’s five count. Sho reverses out of the irish whip from Ishimori. Ishimori dives over Sho. Sho Spears Ishimori. Sho tags in Yoh. Yoh dropkicks Phantasmo in mid-air. Ishimori reverses out of the irish whip from Yoh. Yoh drops Ishimori with a Flying Forearm Smash.

Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Yoh. Yoh launches Phantasmo over the top rope. Bullet Club goes for The 3K, but Sho counters with The Canadian Destroyer. Sho negates The Bloody Cross. Yoh SuperKicks Ishimori. Sho clotheslines Ishimori over the top rope. Sho SuperKicks Phantasmo. Sho goes for Shock Arrow, but Phantasmo blocks it. Phantasmo hits The Styles Clash for a two count. Phantasmo is distracted by Romero. Phantasmo tries to deliver a low blow, but Sho was wearing a cup. R3K connects with The 3K. Sho with Shock Arrow. Yoh follows that with a Dragon Suplex. R3K plants Phantasmo with their Flying Double Foot Stomp/Shock Arrow Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, Roppongi 3K via Pinfall 

Third Match: Zack Sabre Jr (c) vs. Sanada For The REVPro British Heavyweight Championship 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sabre with a wrist lock takedown. Sanada grapples around Sabre. Arm-Drag/Chain Grappling Exchange. That leads us to a quick standoff. Sabre attacks the midsection of Sanada. Sabre avoids The Big Boot. Rollup Exchange. Sabre crawls under Sanada. Sanada with a single leg takedown. Sabre denies The Paradise Lock. Sanada falls on top of Sabre. Sabre is getting flustered. Sanada signals for the test of strength. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sabre applies a straight jacket hold. Sanada double reverses the hold. Sabre kicks Sanada in the face. Sabre with a single leg takedown. Sanada kicks Sabre out of the ring. Sabre is displaying his frustration on the outside.

Sabre applies a side headlock. Sanada goes for a Hip Toss, but Sabre counters with The Cobra Twist. Sanada reverses the hold. Sanada with The Gator Roll for a two count. Sanada scores the elbow knockdown. Sanada goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Sabre counters with The Omoplata. Sanada puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Sabre uses his legs to crank on the left shoulder of Sanada. Sabre stomps on Sanada’s left shoulder. The referee admonishes Sabre. Sabre applies a deep wrist lock. Sanada with forearm shivers. Sanada side steps The Big Boot. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Sabre. Sabre goes for a Snap Mare TakeOver, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada denies The PK. Sanada drops Sabre with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Sanada with a SlingShot Pescado. Sanada plays to the crowd.

Sanada rolls Sabre back into the ring. Sabre rakes the eyes of Sanada. Sabre goes for The Zack Driver, but Sanada counters with The Skull End. Sabre applies a guillotine choke. Sanada transitions into The Swinging Skull End. Sabre avoids The Muto MoonSault. Sabre hits The Flying PK. Uppercut Forearm Exchange. Sanada skins the cat. Sanada dives over Sabre. Second Rollup Exchange. Sabre uppercuts Sanada. Sanada decks Sabre with a back elbow smash. Sabre with a double leg takedown. Sabre connects with The European Clutch for a two count. Sanada locks in Skull End. Sabre responds with The Cobra Twist. Sabre continues to slip out of Skull End. Sabre plants Sanada with The Roll Through European Clutch to pickup the victory.

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

Fourth Match: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Juice Robinson For The IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship 

Robinson dives on top of Moxley before the bell rings. Robinson whips Moxley into the steel barricade. Robinson dumps Moxley throat first on the barricade. Robinson bodyslams Moxley on the floor. Robinson rolls Moxley back into the ring. Moxley shoves Robinson into the steel ring post. Moxley brings out a collection of chairs. Robinson fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Robinson drop toe holds Moxley into the steel chair. Robinson with a Running Cannonball Strike. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Moxley reverses out of the irish whip from Robinson. Moxley hits Robinson with the chair.

Moxley rolls Robinson back into the ring. Moxley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moxley argues with Tiger Hattori. Moxley with a Blue Thunder Bomb/BackBreaker Combination for a two count. Moxley with clubbing crossfaces. Moxley applies a rear chin lock. Robinson gets back to a vertical base. Moxley with a corner clothesline. Following a snap mare takeover, Moxley with a Sliding Clothesline for a two count. Moxley unloads two knife edge chops. Robinson is pissed. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Moxley bites the forehead of Robinson. Robinson hits The SpineBuster. Robinson drops Moxley with a Leg Lariat. Robinson follows that with a Double Knee GutBuster.

Robinson PowerBombs Moxley for a two count. Juice Jabs. Moxley denies The Left Hand Of God. Moxley applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Robinson reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Moxley repeatedly wraps the left leg of Robinson around the steel ring post. Moxley applies The Ring Post Figure Four Leg Lock. Moxley wraps a chair around Robinson’s neck. Robinson nails Moxley with The Left Hand Of God. Robinson rolls Moxley back into the ring. Robinson puts Moxley on the top turnbuckle. Robinson punches Moxley in the chest. Robinson HeadButts Moxley. Robinson with The SuperPlex. Robinson hits The Jack Hammer for a two count. Moxley negates Pulp Friction.

Moxley with a Release German Suplex. Robinson ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Robinson with a German Suplex. Moxley drops Robinson with a Running Lariat. Moxley goes for The Death Rider, but Robinson blocks it. Robinson rolls Moxley over for a two count. Western Lariat by Robinson. Moxley talks smack to Robinson. Forearm/HeadButt Exchange. Moxley slaps Robinson in the face. Robinson answers with an open palm strike. Robinson unloads Two Left Hand Of Gods. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Moxley counters with The Double Arm DDT. Mox connects with The Death Rider to pickup the victory.

After the match, Minoru Suzuki walks down to the ring. Forearm Exchange. Suzuki ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Suzuki plants Moxley with The Gotch Style PileDriver. Suzuki says that he’ll be the next king of the United States. Minoru Suzuki will be Jon Moxley’s next opponent.

Winner: Still IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion, Jon Moxley via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: KENTA (c) vs. Hirooki Goto For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship 

Goto transitions into a ground and pound attack. Goto repeatedly stomps on Kenta’s chest. Kenta reverses out of the irish whip from Goto. Goto with a Hip Toss. Goto drops Kenta with a shoulder tackle. Goto rolls Kenta back into the ring. Goto with a corner clothesline. Goto follows that with a Running Bulldog. Goto is putting the boots to Kenta. Following a snap mare takeover, Goto kicks Kenta in the back for a one count. Goto applies a rear chin lock. Goto with an elbow smash. Goto slaps Kenta in the back of the head. Kenta drops Goto with a Running Boot. Kenta dumps Goto out of the ring. Kenta drives his knee into the midsection of Goto. Kenta kicks Goto off the ring apron.

Kenta slings Goto into the steel barricade. Kenta with a Mid-Kick. Kenta tosses Goto around the ringside area. Kenta and Goto starts brawling up the ramp way. Kenta nails Goto with a DDT. Goto gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Kenta throws Goto out of the ring. Kenta with a running knee lift. Kenta kicks Goto in the back for a two count. Kenta with two knee drops. Kenta follows that with a back heel kick. Kenta continues to kick Goto in the back. Kenta applies a rear chin lock. Goto heavy bodyshots. Kenta answers with another knee lift. Kenta toys around with Goto. Kenta with clubbing chest kicks. Goto with a Spinning Clothesline. Forearm Shiver Exchange in the corner. Goto drops Kenta with a forearm smash.

Goto sends Kenta to the corner. Goto with a Spinning Heel Kick. Goto follows that with a Saito Suplex for a two count. Kenta fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Kenta rakes the eyes of Goto. Kenta PowerSlams Goto. Kenta with a straight right hand. Goto reverses out of the irish whip from Kenta. Kenta kicks Goto in the face. Kenta with a Tornado DDT across the top rope. Kenta with a SpringBoard Clothesline for a two count. Kenta repeatedly kicks Goto in the face. Kenta tells Goto bring it. Kenta drops Goto with a DDT. Kenta with a Running Knee Strike across the back of Goto’s neck. Goto runs around Kenta. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi. Goto is fired up. Kenta locks in Game Over. Goto puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break.

Kenta stomps on the back of Goto’s head. Kenta with a Draping DDT. Kenta delivers The Shibata Dropkick. Kenta lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Goto avoids The Busaiku Knee. Kenta applies a sleeper hold. Kenta hits The PK. Kenta drills Goto with The Busaiku Knee for a two count. Goto negates The GTS. Kenta with forearm shivers. Goto HeadButts Kenta. Goto with a Running Lariat. Kenta responds with Two Spinning Back Fists. Goto with a Discus Lariat for a two count. Kenta denies The Mid-Kick. Palm Strike Exchange. Goto with The GTW for a two count. Goto connects with The GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NEVER OpenWeight Champion, Hirooki Goto via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Jay White w/Gedo vs. Kota Ibushi 

White is playing mind games with Ibushi. Ibushi ducks a clothesline from White. Ibushi with forearm shivers. Ibushi drops White with a Flying Mid-Kick. Ibushi ducks a clothesline from White. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi with a Mid-Kick. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi pulls White back into the ring. White clings onto the top rope. White is throwing forearms at Ibushi. White launches Ibushi over the top rope. White knocks Ibushi off the ring apron. White sends Ibushi chest first into the steel barricade. White slams Ibushi throat on the edge of the ring frame. White rolls Ibushi back into the ring. White with the cover for a one count. White starts choking Ibushi. The referee admonishes White. White drops Ibushi with a NeckBreaker for a two count. White toys around with Ibushi.

White applies a rear chin lock. Ibushi with heavy bodyshots. White hammers down on the back of Ibushi’s neck. Ibushi reverses out of the irish whip from White. White kicks Ibushi in the face. Ibushi responds with a Snap-Rana. Ibushi with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Ibushi rolls White back into the ring. Ibushi with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. White avoids the running elbow smash. Ibushi dives over White. Ibushi PowerSlams White. Ibushi follows that with The MoonSault off the second rope for a two count. White with three sharp elbow strikes. Standing Switch Exchange. White kicks Ibushi in the gut. White drops Ibushi with a Snap DDT. White with a Running European Uppercut. White hits The Running Death Valley Driver.

White goes for a Uranage Slam, but Ibushi blocks it. White pulls Ibushi down to the mat. White with three uppercut forearms. White goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Ibushi with The Hitodenashi Driver. Ibushi repeatedly stomps on White’s back. White fires back with clubbing elbow smashes. Ibushi is pissed. Ibushi tells White to bring it. Forearm Exchange. White slaps Ibushi in the face. White delivers his combination offense. Ibushi with an Inside Out Lariat. White denies The Lawn Dart. White drops Ibushi with The FlatLiner. White with a DeadLift German Suplex. White hits The Blade Buster. White follows that with The Kiwi Crusher for a two count. White applies a waist lock. Ibushi with three sharp elbow strikes. White drills Ibushi with a Snap Saito Suplex.

White puts Ibushi on the top turnbuckle. White goes for The SuperPlex, but Ibushi blocks it. The referee is distracted by Gedo. White rakes the eyes of Ibushi. Ibushi with a knife edge chop. Ibushi goes for a SpringBoard FrankenSteiner, but White blocks it. White an Avalanche Uranage Slam for a two count. White hits The Sleeper Suplex. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Ibushi counters with The V-Trigger. White avoids The Bomaye. Ibushi with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Ibushi delivers The Bomaye for a two count. Ibushi negates The Blade Runner. Ibushi with a High Head Kick. White throws Ibushi into the referee.

Gedo hits Ibushi with the steel chair. Probably not a wise decision. Gedo begs for mercy. Gedo starts kicking Ibushi in the gut. Ibushi rocks Gedo with a heart punch. Ibushi with The Last Ride. The referee is still laid out. Ibushi with Two RoundHouse Kicks. Ibushi connects with The Kamigoye for a two count. Gedo pulls the referee out of the ring. Gedo tries to hit Ibushi with brass knuckles. White throws a chair at Ibushi. Gedo punches Ibushi with the brass knuckles. White with a Straight Jacket Bloody Sunday. White plants Ibushi with The Blade Runner to pickup the victory. After the match, White drops Ibushi with another Blade Runner.

Winner: Jay White via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Chris Jericho. If Hiroshi Tanahashi Wins, He’ll Get A Shot At The AEW World Championship 

Jericho gives everybody the middle finger. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jericho flexes his muscles. Lock up in the center of the ring. Tanahashi applies a side headlock. Jericho runs into Tanahashi. Tanahashi flexes his muscles. Side HeadLock TakeOver/HeadScissors Escape Exchange. Tanahashi is playing the air guitar. Jericho applies a wrist lock. Jericho hammers down on the left shoulder of Tanahashi. Jericho applies an arm-bar. Tanahashi with an arm-drag takedown. Tanahashi applies an arm-bar. Tanahashi transitions into a wrist lock. Jericho kicks Tanahashi in the chest. Jericho with a knife edge chop. Tanahashi kicks Jericho in the chest. HammerLock Exchange.

Stalemate in the corner. Tanahashi decks Jericho with a back elbow smash. Jericho side steps Tanahashi into the red turnbuckle pad. Tanahashi with a Flying Crossbody Block. Tanahashi with a Hip Toss. Disrespectful cover by Tanahashi. Palm Strike Exchange. Jericho sends Tanahashi tumbling to the floor. Jericho with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Jericho poses for the crowd. Jericho whips Tanahashi into the steel barricade. Jericho swings the barricade door into Tanahashi’s face. Jericho pretends to be a photographer. Jericho continues to toss Tanahashi around the ringside barricade. Jericho dumps Tanahashi over the barricade. Jericho resets the referee’s twenty count. Jericho nails Tanahashi with a Spike DDT on the english announce table.

Jericho throws Tanahashi back into the ringside area. Jericho drives his knee into the midsection of Tanahashi. Jericho with a Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Jericho with a BackBreaker. Jericho follows that with a basement dropkick. Jericho mocks Tanahashi. Jericho kicks Tanahashi in the back. Jericho goes for The Frog Splash, but Tanahashi ducks out of the way. Tanahashi with forearm shivers. Jericho answers with a knee lift. Tanahashi skins the cat. Tanahashi ducks a clothesline from Jericho. Jericho reverses out of the irish whip from Tanahashi. Tanahashi drops Jericho with a Flying Forearm Smash. Jericho side steps Tanahashi into Red Shoes. Jericho low blows Tanahashi. Jericho whips Tanahashi with the weight belt. Tanahashi gives Jericho a receipt.

Tanahashi tees off on Jericho in the corner. Jericho kicks Tanahashi in the face. Jericho goes for a Running Bulldog, but Tanahashi blocks it. Tanahashi knocks Jericho off the second rope. Tanahashi with The SomerSault Senton for a two count. Tanahashi with heavy bodyshots. Jericho scores elbow knockdown. Tanahashi negates The LionSault. Tanahashi delivers The High Fly Flow to the floor. Jericho gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Tanahashi with Two Dragon Screw Leg Whips on the middle rope. Tanahashi dropkicks the right knee of Jericho. Jericho avoids The SlingBlade. Jericho goes for The CodeBreaker, but Tanahashi counters with a Dragon Screw Leg Whips. Tanahashi with Two Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whips.

Tanahashi goes for The High Fly Flow, but Jericho gets his knees up in the air. Jericho lands The LionSault for a two count. Tanahashi denies The Judas Effect. Tanahashi with a Bridging Straight Jacket Suplex for a two count. Jericho locks in The Walls Of Jericho. Tanahashi refuses to quit. Tanahashi is throwing haymakers at Jericho. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade. Tanahashi drops Jericho with a Modified GTR. Tanahashi goes for High Fly Flow, but Jericho counters with The Code Breaker for a two count. Tanahashi avoids The Judas Effect. Tanahashi with an open palm strike. Tanahashi follows that with The CodeBreaker. Tanahashi goes for The SlingBlade, but Jericho blocks it. Tanahashi with an inside cradle for a two count. Twist and Shout. Tanahashi with another SlingBlade for a two count. Tanahashi goes for High Fly Flow, but Jericho counters with The Walls Jericho. Jericho transitions into The Lion Tamer which forces Tanahashi to tap out.

Winner: Chris Jericho via Submission 

Eight Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito (c) in The Double Gold Dash Match For Both The IWGP Intercontinental/Heavyweight Championships 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Okada backs Naito into the ropes. Red Shoes calls for a clean break. Okada pats Naito in the chest. Okada leapfrogs over Naito. Naito somersaults over Okada. Okada ducks two clotheslines from Naito. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Okada kicks Naito in the gut. Okada with a Snap DDT for a two count. Okada dumps Naito back first on the canvas. Okada with a SlingShot Senton. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada applies a rear chin lock. Okada hammers down on the back of Naito’s neck. Okada with a Sliding Dropkick. Naito is trying to regain momentum. Okada with a knee lift. Naito answers with an arm-drag takedown. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito dropkicks the back of Okada’s head. Naito with a corner dropkick. Naito sweeps the legs of Okada. Combination Cabron.

Naito goes for a NeckBreaker, but Okada blocks it. Naito with a timely leg sweep. Naito follows that with a Draping NeckBreaker on the floor. Naito stomps on Okada’s back. Naito hammers down on the back of Okada’s neck. Naito rolls Okada back into the ring. Naito with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito toys around with Okada. Naito ducks a clothesline from Okada. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito applies a HeadScissors Full Nelson Lock. Okada puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Naito is mauling Okada in the corner. Naito applies the standing cravate. Naito spits at Okada. Naito kicks Okada in the face. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Naito decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Okada drops Naito with The Big Boot. Okada with forearm shivers. Okada hits The FlapJack. Naito blocks a boot from Okada. Okada with a forearm smash. Okada uppercuts Naito. Okada follows that with The Reverse NeckBreaker.

Okada bodyslams Naito. Okada lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes. Naito maintains wrist control. Naito with a Pop Up SpineBuster. Naito puts Okada on the top turnbuckle. Naito with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Naito goes for Gloria, but Okada blocks it. Okada with forearm shivers. Okada uppercuts Naito. Naito kicks Okada in the gut. Okada delivers a ShotGun Dropkick. Naito kicks Okada in the jaw. Okada with a Standing Dropkick that sends Naito crashing to the outside. Okada slams the left knee of Naito on the floor. Okada chop blocks Naito. Okada dump Naito knee first on the Japanese Announce Table. Naito gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Okada with a Missile Dropkick for a two count.

Okada applies a waist lock. Naito with three sharp elbow strikes. Okada responds with a German Suplex. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Naito counters with The Satellite DDT. Naito hits Gloria. Naito puts Okada on the second rope. Naito punches Okada in the back. Naito with an Avalanche Poison Rana for a two count. Okada is swinging his left elbow at Naito. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito avoids The Rain Maker. Naito kicks Okada in the gut. Okada with two forearm smashes. Naito drops Okada with a Flying Forearm Smash. Okada negates The Destino. Naito with a Rolling Capo Kick. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Okada dropkicks Naito. Naito responds with The Destino for a two count. Okada with a Dynamic Dropkick.

Forearm Exchange. Naito slaps Okada in the face. Naito goes for Valentia, but Okada blocks it. Okada drops Naito with The Spinning Rain Maker. Naito goes for Destino, but Okada counters with The Spinning TombStone PileDriver. Okada connects with The Rain Maker for a two count. Okada goes for The SitOut Driver, but Naito bocks it. Naito spits at Okada. Okada repeatedly slams the injured knee of Naito on the canvas. Okada unloads Two Rain Makers. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Naito counters with The Destino for a two count. Naito bodyslams Okada. Naito lands The Stardust Press for a two count. Naito connects with Valentia. Naito plants Okada with The Destino to pickup the victory.

After the match, Kenta attacks Naito from behind. Kenta plants Naito with The GTS to close the show.

Winner: New IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Still IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez