NJPW The New Beginning In Sapporo 2020 (Night Two) Results

NJPW The New Beginning In Sapporo 2020 (Night Two) Results
Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center
Hokkaido, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Toa Henare vs. Yota Tsuji 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tsuji applies a wrist lock. Henare reverses the hold. Tsuji maintains wrist control. Tsuji applies a side headlock. Tsuji runs into Henare. Henare tells Tsuji to bring it. Shoulder Block Exchange. Henare drops Tsuji with a shoulder tackle. Henare stomps on Tsuji’s back. Tsuji unloads three knife edge chops. Henare with a double hand chop for a two count. Henare sends Tsuji to the corner. Henare with clubbing bodyshots. Henare kicks Tsuji in the face. Following a snap mare takeover, Henare applies a rear chin lock. Tsuji with heavy bodyshots. Tsuji with forearm shivers. Henare delivers his combination offense. Henare with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Henare applies The Boston Crab. Tsuji crawls to the bottom rope to force the break.

Henare punches Tsuji in the back. Henare goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Tsuji blocks it. Tsuji bodyslams Henare. Tsuji with two forearm smashes. Henare reverses out of the irish whip from Tsuji. Tsuji ducks a clothesline from Henare. Tsuji drops Henare with a shoulder tackle. Tsuji PowerSlams Henare for a two count. Henare denies The Boston Crab. Tsuji blasts Henare with a knife edge chop. Henare goes for The Samoan Drop, but Tsuji rolls him over for a one count. Henare flips Tsuji out of the Boston Crab. Henare whips Tsuji across the ring. Henare levels Tsuji with a Body Avalanche. Henare follows that with a Running Samoan Drop.

Forearm Exchange. Henare drives his knee into the midsection of Tsuji. Tsuji dodges The Spinning Heel Kick. Tsuji rolls Henare over for a two count. Tsuji finally gets Henare in The Boston Crab. Henare refuses to quit. Tsuji is throwing forearms at Henare. Tsuji slaps Henare in the chest. Tsuji with an open palm strike. Tsuji Spears Henare for a two count. Henare with an Inside Out Lariat. Henare plays to the crowd. Henare Spears Tsuji for a two count. Henare connects with The TOA Bottom to pickup the victory.

Winner: Toa Henare via Pinfall 

Second Match: Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, and Yuya Uemura vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, and Tiger Mask in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Umeura and Nakanishi will start things off. Uemura starts running into Nakanishi. Uemura with forearm shivers. Uemura goes for a Bodyslam, but Nakanishi blocks it. Nakanishi punches Uemura in the back. Nakanishi HeadButts Uemura. Nakanishi drops Uemura with a knife edge chop. Uemur tags in Honma. Honma with a running shoulder block. Honma is throwing forearms at Nakanishi. Honma kicks Nakanishi in the face. Honma follows that with a DDT. Honma plays to the crowd. Nakanishi avoids The Kokeshi HeadButt. Nakanishi tags in Tenzan. Nakanishi knocks Makabe off the ring apron. Knife Edge Chop/Mongolian Chop Combination. Double Shoulder Tackle. Nakanishi with a Running Splash. Tenzan hooks the outside leg for a two count. Tenzan HeadButts Honma. Tenzan starts choking Honma. The referee admonishes Tenzan. Tenzan slams Honma’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Tenzan tags in Tiger Mask.

Tenzan kicks Honma in the gut. Tiger Mask with Two Mid-Kicks. Tiger Mask drops Honma with The Spinning Back Kick. Tiger Mask dropkicks Honma for a two count. Tiger Mask repeatedly kicks Honma in the back. Tiger Mask tags in Tenzan. Tenzan stomps on Honma’s back. Tenzan clears the ring. Makabe is pissed. Tenzan is lighting up Honma’s chest. Tenzan with a corner clothesline. Tenzan hits The Brain Buster for a two count. Tenzna HeadButts Honma. Honma with forearm shivers. Tenzan responds with a Spinning Heel Kick for a two count. Tenzan mocks Honma. Tenzan goes for The Kokeshi HeadButt, but Honma ducks out of the way. Honma creates distance with The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma tags in Makabe. Makabe clears the ring. Makabe with forearm shivers. Nakanishi attacks Makabe from behind. Makabe reverses out of the irish whip from Nakanishi. Makabe with three corner clotheslines. Makabe transitions into the corner mount. Makabe goes for The Northern Lights Suplex, but Tenzan blocks it. Makabe decks Tenzan with The Mongolian Chop. Tenzan hits The Mountain Bomb. Tenzan tags in Nakanishi.

Nakanishi stops Makabe in his tracks. Chop Fest in Sapporo. Nakanishi chops Uemura off the ring apron. Nakanishi is throwing forearms at Makabe. Nakanishi clotheslines Makabe. Nakanishi plays to the crowd. Nakanishi with a Running Clothesline for a two count. Nakanishi gets Makabe in The Argentine BackBreaker Rack. Tenzan with a straight right hand. Tenzan kicks Honma in the gut. Tenzan drops Honma with The Mongolian Chop. Tenzan applies The Anaconda Vice. Tiger Mask locks in The Cobra Twist. Makabe rakes the eyes of Nakanishi. Lariat Exchange. Both men are knocked down after a double lariat. Tiger Mask and Uemura are tagged in. Uemura avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Tiger Mask with a Spinning Back Kick. Uemura dropkicks Tiger Mask. Uemura with a running elbow smash. Uemura follows that with a running forearm knockdown for a two count.

Uemura applies The Boston Crab. Nakanishi starts chopping Uemura in the chest. Uemura refuses to let go of the hold. Makabe and Nakanishi are brawling on the outside. Tiger Mask negates The Double UnderHook Suplex. Tiger Mask drives his knee into the midsection of Uemura. Standing Switch Exchange. Tiger Mask decks Uemura with a back elbow smash. Uemura with an inside cradle for a two count. Uemura delivers a ShotGun Dropkick. Tiger Mask side steps Uemura into the blue turnbuckle pad. Tiger Mask with a RoundHouse Kick. Tiger Mask connects with an Avalanche Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Nakanishi with a Flying Axe Handle Strike off the ring apron. Tiger Mask plants Uemura with The Bridging Tiger Suplex to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, and Tiger Mask via Pinfall 

Third Match: El Phantasmo vs. Gabriel Kidd 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kidd backs Phantasmo into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Lockup in the center of the ring. Kidd with an arm-drag takeover. Kidd talks smack to Phantasmo. Phantasmo with a waist lock takedown. Phantasmo grapples around Kidd. Phantasmo flexes his muscles. Strong Lockup. Kid applies a wrist lock. Phantasmo with a single leg takedown. Phantasmo applies The Bow and Arrow Stretch. Phantasmo with a leg sweep for a one count. That leads us to a big standoff. Phantasmo kicks Kidd in the gut. Phantasmo applies a side headlock. Kidd runs into Phantasmo. Shoulder Block Exchange. Phantasmo drives his knee into the midsection of Kidd. Phantasmo drops Kidd with a shoulder tackle. Kidd leapfrogs over Phantasmo. Kidd delivers two shoulder tackles. Phantasmo slides out of the ring. Phantasmo regroups on the outside.

Phantasmo with a wrist lock takedon. Phantasmo stomps on the right elbow of Kidd. Phantasmo works on his joint manipulation game. Phantasmo slaps Kidd in the chest. Phantasmo with a Double SpringBoard Hurricanrana for a two count. Phantasmo toys around with Kidd. Kidd slaps Phantasmo in the chest. Phantasmo rakes the back of Kidd. Phantasmo applies a rear chin lock. Kidd gets back to a vertical base. Kidd with an Open Hand Chop. Phantasmo side steps Kidd into the turnbuckle pad. Phantasmo gets Kidd tied in the tree of woe. Phantasmo is raining down forearms. Groin Attack. Phantasmo unloads two knife edge chops. Kidd fires back with forearm shivers. Kidd goes for a Bodyslam, but Phantasmo blocks it. Chop Exchange. Kidd bodyslams Phantasmo. Kidd with a running uppercut. Kidd scores the elbow knockdown.

Phantasmo repeatedly kicks Kidd in the face. Kidd reverses out of the irish whip from Phantasmo. Phantasmo dives over Kidd. Phantasmo with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Phantasmo goes for The SpringBoard MoonSault, but Kidd ducks out of the way. Kidd with The La Magistral for a two count. Kidd with an inside cradle for a two count. Phantasmo rakes the eyes of Kidd. Phantasmo with a forearm smash. Kidd dropkicks Phantasmo. Phantasmo escapes The Boston Crab. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Kidd. Phantasmo kicks Kidd in the chest. Phantasmo with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Phantasmo goes for The Boston Crab, but Kidd rolls him over for a two count. Phantasmo SuperKicks Kidd. Phantasmo lands The Flying Splash to pickup the victory. After the match, Phantasmo plants Kidd with The CRII.

Winner: El Phantasmo via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, and Robbie Eagles vs. Shingo Takagi, EVIL, and Bushi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Ishii and EVIL will start things off. Shoulder Block Exchange. EVIL drops Ishii with a Running Clothesline. Ishii negates Everything Is EVIL. Ishii regroups in the corner. Eagles and Bushi are tagged in. Eagles blocks a boot from Bushi. Eagles drives his knee into the midsection of Bushi. Eagles with a Mid-Kick. Bushi reverses out of the irish whip from Eagles. Eagles with a basement dropkick. Eagles drives the left knee of Bushi into the canvas. Eagles applies a front face lock. Eagles tags in Goto. Goto kicks Bushi in the gut. Goto with a single leg takedown. Goto repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Bushi. Takagi kicks Goto in the back. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Goto. Bushi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Takagi drops Goto with a shoulder tackle. EVIL knocks Eagles off the ring apron. Takagi dumps Goto out of the ring. Pier six brawl on the outside.

Takagi taunts Goto. Takagi slams Goto’s face on The NEVER OpenWeight Title. Takagi applies the ring post assisted headlock. EVIL with a knife edge chop to Ishii. LIJ has complete control of the match. Bushi tags in EVIL. EVIL repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Goto. EVIL hyperextends the left leg of Goto. EVIL goes for The Scorpion Death Lock, but Ishii counters with forearm shivers. EVIL with a double hand chop. EVIL tags in Takagi. Takagi with a straight right hand. Forearm Exchange. Takagi kicks Goto in the gut. Takagi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Goto blocks it. Takagi applies a waist lock. Goto decks Takagi with a back elbow smash. Lariat Exchange. Takagi with a back elbow smash. Takagi with a straight jab. Goto clotheslines Takagi. Goto tags in Ishii. EVIL kicks Ishii in the gut. Ishii ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Ishii with a Saito Suplex. Takagi runs into Ishii. Forearm Exchange in the corner.

Takagi blocks a boot from Ishii. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Ishii PowerSlams Takagi. Ishii repeatedly kicks Takagi in the face. Ishii goes for a Discus Forearm Smash, but Takagi counters with a Saito Suplex. Takagi gives Ishii a taste of his own medicine. Ishii is pissed. That leads us to another forearm exchange. Ishii HeadButts. Takagi responds with a back elbow smash. Takagi with a right jab. Ishii ducks a clothesline from Takagi. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii and Takagi are trading back and forth shots. Takagi drops Ishii with a Western Lariat. Eagles and Bushi are tagged in. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Eagles. Bushi rakes the eyes of Eagles. Eagles goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Bushi holds onto the ropes. Eagles with a leg lariat. Eagles repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Bushi. Eagles hook kicks the midsection of Bushi. Bushi negates The Slice Bread.

Eagles goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Bushi lands back on his feet. Bushi denies Turbo Back Pack. Bushi nails Eagles with The Rewind Kick. Eagles reverses out of the irish whip from Bushi. Bushi kicks Eagles in the face. Bushi with a Running Hurricanrana. EVIL knocks Goto off the ring apron. Bushi hits The BackStabber for a two count. Eagles with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Eagles side steps Takagi into Bushi. Eagles sweeps the legs of Bushi. Ishii with a Knee Breaker. Eagles delivers a Missile Dropkick. Goto clotheslines Bushi. Goto pulls Takagi off the ring apron. Eagles lands The 450 Splash on the left leg of Bushi. Eagles locks in The Ron Miller Special. EVIL breaks the submission hold. Chaos with Stereo Ushigoroshi’s. Eagles makes Bushi tap out to The Ron Miller Special.

Winner: Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii and Robbie Eagles via Submission 

Fifth Match: Jon Moxley, Roppongi 3K, and Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, and Douki in a 8-Man Tag Team Match 

Suzuki runs after Moxley before the bell rings. All hell is breaking loose. Desperado and Yoh are trading back and forth chops. Suzuki and Moxley are brawling in the crowd. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Moxley. Douki wipes out Taguchi. Moxley kicks Suzuki in the gut. Moxley sends Suzuki chest first into the steel barricade. Moxley wraps his jacket around Suzuki’s neck. Suzuki with forearm shivers. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Moxley blocks it. Suzuki bites the forehead of Moxley. Douki is walking around with a steel pipe. Yoh is throwing forearms at Desperado. Desperado rakes the eyes of Yoh. Yoh goes for a dropkick, but Desperado holds onto the ropes. Desperado with a Vertical Suplex. Suzuki applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar in between the steel barricade. Douki dropkicks the back of Yoh’s head for a two count. Douki tags in Kanemaru.

Suzuki slaps Moxley in the face. Moxley starts biting Suzuki’s forehead. Suzuki reverses out of the irish whip from Moxley. Kanemaru drops Yoh with The Big Boot. Desperado repeatedly stomps on Sho’s back. Sho with forearm shivers. Desperado with a double leg takedown. Suzuki Gun with a Boston Crab/Stretch Muffler Combination. Yoh reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Kanemaru bodyslams Yoh. Kanemaru tags in Douki. In case you’re wondering, Suzuki and Moxley are still brawling on the outside. Douki bodyslams Yoh. Douki follows that with a Running Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Douki slams Yoh’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Douki tags in Desperado. Yoh is displaying his fighting spirit. Desperado goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Yoh lands back on his feet. Yoh with a waist lock go-behind. Yoh blocks a boot from Desperado. Desperado continues to attack Yoh’s eyes. Yoh creates distance with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Moxley and Suzuki are tagged in.

Moxley kicks Suzuki in the gut. Forearm Exchange. Moxley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Suzuki smiles at Moxley. Second Forearm Exchange. Suzuki reverses out of the irish whip from Moxley. Moxley with a running clothesline. Moxley with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Suzuki answers with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Suzuki delivers The Helluva Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki hits The PK for a two count. Suzuki and Moxley are trading back and forth shots. HeadButt Exchange. Suzuki negates The Death Rider. Suzuki applies The Sleeper Hold. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Moxley counters with a Back Body Drop. Third Forearm Exchange. Both men are knocked down after a Double Big Boot. Douki and Taguchi are tagged in. Sho scores the elbow knockdown. R3K clears the ring. Taguchi calls the plays. Taguchi is distracted by the Moxley/Suzuki melee on the outside. Taguchi is getting demolished in the corner.

Desperado hits The SpineBuster. Kanemaru with a Running Dropkick. Douki follows that with a SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Douki with a SitOut Gory Bomb for a two count. Douki goes for a WheelBarrow Suplex, but Taguchi blocks it. Taguchi with an arm-drag takeover. Douki avoids The Flying Hip Attack. Sho clotheslines Douki. Desperado Spears Sho. Yoh dropkicks Desperado. Kanemaru with The Big Boot. Yoh SuperKicks Kanemaru. Kanemaru responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Palm Strike Exchange. Moxley with a high elbow smash. Suzuki kicks Moxley in the gut. Suzuki and Moxley puts down Taguchi. Moxley tackles Suzuki out of the ring. Douki with an inside cradle for a two count. Douki with a throat thrust. Taguchi answers with a Hip Attack. Taguchi connects with The Bomaye. Taguchi makes Douki tap out to The Ankle Lock.

Winner: Jon Moxley, Roppongi 3K and Ryusuke Taguchi via Submission 

Sixth Match: Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, and Hiromu Takahashi vs. KENTA, Jay White, and Taiji Ishimori in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Bullet Club attacks LIJ before the bell rings. Takahashi shoves Ishimori into White. Assisted Hurricanrana. Kenta applies The Full Nelson Lock. Takahashi kicks Ishimori in the face. Takahashi decks Ishimori with a back elbow smash. Ishimori inadvertently knocks Kenta off the ring apron. Takahashi with a Running Hurricanrana. Takahashi plays to the crowd. White attacks Takahashi from behind. White rakes the eyes of Sanada. Pier six brawls on the outside. Kenta uppercuts Naito. Kenta kicks Naito in the gut. White sends Sanada chest first into the steel barricade. Kenta and Naito are brawling in the crowd. Kenta nails Naito with a Spike DDT on the floor. White wraps a cable chord around Sanada’s neck. Bullet Club has complete control of the match. Kenta kicks Takahashi in the gut. Ishimori rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Ishimori with the cover for a two count. Ishimori tags in White.

White toys around with Takahashi. White rakes the eyes of Takahashi. White bodyslams Takahashi. White applies a rear chin lock. White fish hooks Takahashi. Double Boot Attack. White tags in Kenta. Kenta stomps on Takahashi’s back. Kenta with a Mid-Kick. Kenta with two uppercuts. Kenta scores the elbow knockdown. Ishimori applies a rear chin lock. Kenta violently whips Naito into the steel barricade. Kenta whips Takahashi back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Kenta tags in White. White stomps on Takahashi’s back. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. White applies a waist lock. White transitions into a rear chin lock. Takahashi with heavy bodyshots. White scores the elbow knockdown. Takahashi sneaks through the legs of White. White stops Takahashi in his tracks. White goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. White blocks a boot from Takahashi. White hammers down on the right knee of Takahashi. Takahashi drops White with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip.

Naito and Kenta are tagged in. Naito blocks The Running Boot. Forearm Exchange. Kenta rakes the eyes of Naito. Naito reverses out of the irish whip from Kenta. Naito with a Hip Toss. Naito dropkicks the back of Kenta’s head. Naito knocks Ishimori off the ring apron. Naito with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito repeatedly kicks Kenta in the face. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito whips Kenta across the ring. Kenta launches Naito over the top rope. Kenta kicks Naito in the chest. Kenta hits The Draping DDT for a two count. Kenta PowerSlams Naito. Kenta delivers The Helluva Kick. Kenta with The Shibata Dropkick. Kenta lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Naito negates The GTS. Naito side steps Kenta into the turnbuckle pad. Naito with a Draping NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito goes for Gloria, but Kenta blocks it. Kenta kicks Naito in the face. Kenta avoids The Flying Forearm Smash. Kenta goes for a Discus Lariat, but Naito counters with The Satellite DDT.

Sanada and White are tagged in. Sanada with a double leg takedown. White escapes The Paradise Lock. Sanada is distracted by Gedo. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. Sanada with forearm shivers. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of White. Sanada gets Ishimori trapped in The Paradise Lock. Sanada dropkicks Gedo off the ring apron. Sanada with a low dropkick that sends Ishimori to the floor. Sanada decks White with a back elbow smash. Sanada dives over White. Sanada goes for The TKO, but White lands back on his feet. White kicks Sanada in the face. White drops Sanada with The DDT. White with a Running European Uppercut. White follows that with The Death Valley Driver/DDT Combination for a two count. White goes for a Uranage Slam, but Sanada blocks it. White pulls Sanada down to the mat. White goes for The Blade Buster, but Sanada counters with Skull End. White with a knife edge chop. Short-Arm Reversal by Sanada. Sanada with a Belly to Back Suplex. White tags in Ishimori.

Ishimori with a Sliding Dropkick to Takahashi. Ishimori SuperKicks Sanada for a two count. Sanada kicks Ishimori in the gut. Ishimori responds with a HandSpring Back Flip Kick. Ishimori with a TombStone GutBuster for a two count. Sanada negates The Bloody Cross. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Ishimori. Sanada goes for a Release German Suplex, but Ishimori lands back on his feet. Ishimori takes a ride on The LIJ Train. Trifecta Basement Dropkicks. Sanada locks in Skull End. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Naito counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kenta drops Naito with The Big Boot. Takahashi SuperKicks Kenta. Ishimori with a Jumping Knee Strike. Sanada goes for Skull End, but Ishimori counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Ishimori ducks a clothesline from Sanada. Sanada denies The Yes Lock. Sanada makes Ishimori tap out to Skull End.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito, Sanada and Hiromu Takahashi via Submission 

Seventh Match: Zack Sabre Jr (c) vs. Will Ospreay For The REVPro British Heavyweight Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ospreay with a wrist lock takeover. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Ospreay reverses the hold. Ospreay goes for another wrist lock takeover, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre applies The Kimura Lock. Sabre transitions into a hammerlock. Sabre with a single leg takedown. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Chain wrestling display. Sabre backs Ospreay into the red turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Ospreay signals for the test of strength. Sabre grabs the right shoulder of Ospreay. Sabre with an arm-bar takeover. Ospreay with a deep arm-drag. Ospreay drops Sabre with a shoulder tackle. That leads us to a big standoff. Sabre walks around the ring. Test Of Strength. Roll Through Exchange. Sabre goes for a HeadScissors TakeDown, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Sabre avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Sabre regroups on the outside.

Ospreay applies the toe and ankle hold. Sabre with a side headlock takeover. Side HeadLock TakeOver/HeadScissors Escape Exchange. Sabre applies the toe and ankle hold. Sabre goes for a Bow and Arrow Stretch, but Ospreay counters with a Crossbody Block for a one count. Sabre HeadButts the midsection of Ospreay. Ospreay reverses out of the irish whip from Sabre. Sabre crawls under Ospreay. Ospreay with a Running HeadScissors TakeOver. Sabre pulls Ospreay out of the ring. Sabre uppercuts Ospreay. Ospreay flips over Sabre. Ospreay drops Sabre with The Big Boot. Ospreay with a SlingShot Pescado. Ospreay rolls Sabre back into the ring. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Ospreay kicks Sabre in the face. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Sabre uppercuts Ospreay. Sabre applies a side headlock. Ospreay leapfrogs over Sabre. Ospreay drops down on the canvas. Sabre applies The Cobra Twist. Ospreay grabs the bottom rope to force the break.

Sabre cranks on Ospreay’s neck. Sabre applies a Modified Stretch Muffler. Sabre talks smack to Ospreay. Sabre applies the standing cravate. Ospreay with heavy bodyshots. Sabre goes for a snap mare takeover, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a HandSpring RoundHouse Kick. Sabre reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay with a running forearm smash. Ospreay with a Running Hesitation Dropkick. Ospreay follows that with a Butterfly Suplex for a one count. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Sabre launches Ospreay over the top rope. Sabre avoids Pip Pip Cheerio. Sabre with a snap mare takeover. Sabre applies The Sleeper Hold. Ospreay dumps Sabre back first on the canvas. Ospreay goes for a Running Shooting Star Press, but Sabre gets his knees up in the air. Sabre applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Ospreay responds with The Cross Face. Ospreay transitions into a Figure Four Leg Lock. Palm Strike Exchange. Sabre rolls himself to the bottom rope to force the break.

Ospreay repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Sabre. Sabre unload a series of uppercut forearms. Ospreay with a Knee Breaker. Ospreay kicks out the legs of Sabre. Ospreay with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio. Sabre dodges The Robinson Special. Ospreay dumps Sabre chest first on the canvas. Sabre goes for The European Clutch, but Ospreay rolls him over for a two count. Sabre decks Ospreay with a back elbow smash. Ospreay goes for The Hook Kick, but Sabre counters with The Ankle Lock. Ospreay goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre with an OverHead Wrist Kick. Ospreay responds with a knife edge chop. Ospreay drops Sabre with a Desperation RoundHouse Kick. Ospreay goes for The OSCutter, but Sabre counters with The Rear Naked Choke. Sabre with a Half and Half Suplex. Sabre unloads Three PK’s for a two count. Sabre toys around with Ospreay. Ospreay is pissed. Ospreay drops Sabre with a forearm smash. Sabre uppercuts Ospreay. Sabre with a Running Boot. Ospreay with a Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Sabre goes for a Leaping Guillotine Choke, but Ospreay counters with a Vertical Suplex.

Ospreay connects with The OSCutter. Sabre wisely rolls himself out of the ring. Ospreay lands The Sasuke Special. Ospreay nails Sabre with The Hook Kick. Ospreay goes for The Hidden Blade, but Sabre counters with a Knee Bar. Ospreay unloads another Hook Kick. Hidden Blade is not working for Will Ospreay. Sabre applies The Omoplata. Ospreay puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation. Sabre kicks Ospreay in the chest. Ospreay negates The Zack Driver. Ospreay with The Reverse Bloody Sunday for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre connects with The European Clutch for a two count. Sabre with The PK. Ospreay responds with The RoundHouse Kick. Ospreay goes for a PowerBomb, but Sabre counters with The Triangle Choke. Ospreay with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Ospreay lands The Shooting Star Press for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Sabre counters with The Bridging Cobra Twist. Ospreay passes out.

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

Eight Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi 

Taichi attacks Okada before the bell rings. Taichi kicks Okada in the face. Taichi hammers down on the back of Okada’s neck. Taichi with a Buzzsaw Kick. Taichi pulls out the iron glove. Okada kicks Taichi in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada with a Sliding Dropkick. Okada sends Taichi back first into the steel barricade. Okada with a Running Boot that propels Taichi over the barricade. Okada follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Taichi. Okada rolls Taichi back into the ring. Okada drops Taichi with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Okada with clubbing elbow smashes in the corner. Okada whips Taichi across the ring. Okada with a Leaping Back Elbow Strike. Okada kicks Taichi in the gut. Okada goes for a DDT, but Taichi counters with a Back Drop Driver. Taichi sends Okada back first into the steel barricade. Taichi wraps the cable chord around Okada’s neck. Taichi continues to add more pressure to the back of Okada’s neck.

Taichi rolls Okada back inside the ring. Taichi stomps on Okada’s back. Taichi applies the abdominal stretch. Taichi repeatedly kicks Okada in the back. Taichi talks smack to Okada. Okada with forearm shivers. Taichi kicks Okada in the chest. Taichi with The Reverse GTR. Taichi stands on Okada’s chest. Short-Arm Reversal. Okada kicks Taichi in the gut. Okada drops Taichi with The DDT. Okada with forearm shivers. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Taichi. Okada ducks under Two Axe Bombers. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Taichi side steps Okada into the turnbuckle pad. Okada hits The Reverse NeckBreaker. Taichi uses Miho Abe as a human shield. Taichi kicks Okada in the gut. Taichi runs Okada into the steel barricade. Taichi brings Okada up the ramp way. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Taichi lands back on his feet. Taichi hammers down on the back of Okada’s neck. Okada delivers a ShotGun Dropkick. Okada rolls Taichi back inside the ring at the count of fourteen.

Okada bodyslams Taichi. Okada lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Okada ducks a clothesline from Taichi. Taichi side steps Okada into the red turnbuckle pad. Taichi with a Step Up Kamagiri Kick. Taichi drops Okada with The Mid-Kick. Taichi with The Big Boot. Okada responds with a Flap Jack. Okada unloads another ShotGun Dropkick. Taichi puts on the iron glove. Okada drives Taichi back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Okada puts Taichi on the top turnbuckle. Okada with a Standing Dropkick that sends Taichi crashing to the outside. Okada is thinking about putting on the iron glove. Red Shoes is distracted by Yoshinobu Kanemaru. Taichi drives a chair into the back of Okada’s neck. Taichi breaks the chair over Okada’s head. Taichi connects with The Axe Bomber for a two count. Taichi rips off his pants. Taichi drops Okada with The Buzzsaw Kick. Taichi locks in The Stretch Plum. Taichi hooks the leg for a two count. Taichi with Kawada Kicks. Taichi goes for The Last Ride, but Okada counters with a Back Body Drop. Okada dodges The Buzzsaw Kick. Okada with a German Suplex. Okada maintains waist control.

Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Taichi ducks out of the way. Okada dropkicks Taichi. Taichi goes back to The Stretch Plum. Taichi ducks a clothesline from Okada. Taichi with Two Back Drop Drivers. Taichi poses for the crowd. Taichi with a Bridging Back Drop Driver for a two count. Okada side steps The SuperKick. Okada hits The TombStone PileDriver. Big Boot Exchange. Okada with a forearm smash. Taichi responds with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi drops Okada with a big haymaker. Taichi dropkicks Okada. Taichi mocks Okada. Taichi goes for The Black Mephsito, but Okada counters with a Roll Through Rain Maker. Okada maintains wrist control. Okada delivers another Rain Maker. Taichi pulls Red Shoes into harms way.

Taichi low blows Okada. Taichi with The Gedo Clutch for a two count. Taichi with a Mid-Kick. Taichi with an Axe Bomber to the back of Okada’s neck. Taichi follows with a Kamagiri Kick. Taichi connects with The Last Ride for a two count. Taichi goes for Black Mephsito, but Okada counters with a Spinning Rain Maker. Okada is fired up. Okada wides his base. Okada with clubbing blows to Taichi’s back. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Taichi lands back on his feet. Taichi with a High Head Kick. Taichi goes for a SuperKick, but Okada counters with The TombStone PileDriver. Okada plants Taichi with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez